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Russia gives alpha emitter for India's 2nd lunar mission

Russia gives alpha emitter for India's 2nd lunar mission

New Delhi, Feb 14 (UNI) Russian state-run Rosatom is supplying pure alpha emitter for India’s second lunar mission Chandrayan-2 to help it analyse the moon’s surface.
The alpha emitter, Radionuclide curium-244 (Cm-244) manufactured by Russian “State Scientific Center - Research Institute of Atomic Reactors” (JSC SSC RIAR) enables sources to determine chemical composition of any rocks and soils.
It will be installed on the Alpha Proton X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS) aimed at analysing the lunar surface, a company spokesperson said today .
The launch of second Chndrayan spacecraft is scheduled for 2018.
Cm-244 production is produced by only two countries in the world- Russia and the US.
UNI NAZ SW SNU 1518

Mah

Mah young scientists make place in world competition Google Lunar X Prize

Kolhapur, Mar 26 (UNI) Three young scientists from the city have made their place in the world competition "Google Lunar X Prize" with the idea of an "Electrostatic Active Radiation Shield" (EARS).

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Mah young scientists make place in world competition Google Lunar X Prize

Kolhapur, Mar 26 (UNI) Three young scientists from the city have made their place in the world competition "Google Lunar X Prize" with the idea of an "Electrostatic Active Radiation Shield" (EARS).

Cytoreductive

Cytoreductive Surgery performed at Jipmer

Puducherry, Mar 16 (UNI) In an effort to provide the state of the art health services to the underprivileged, JIPMER has moved a step forward by performing its first Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the Department of Surgical Oncology.

Cytoreductive

Cytoreductive Surgery performed at Jipmer

Puducherry, Mar 16 (UNI) In an effort to provide the state of the art health services to the underprivileged, JIPMER has moved a step forward by performing its first Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the Department of Surgical Oncology.

Miniature

Miniature lab begins science experiments in outer space

HERZLIYA, Israel, Mar 16 (Reuters) Orbiting the earth at more than 500 kilometres, a tiny satellite with a laboratory shrunk to the size of a tissue box is helping scientists carry out experiments that take gravity out of the equation.

Miniature

Miniature lab begins science experiments in outer space

HERZLIYA, Israel, Mar 16 (Reuters) Orbiting the earth at more than 500 kilometres, a tiny satellite with a laboratory shrunk to the size of a tissue box is helping scientists carry out experiments that take gravity out of the equation.

MedGenome

MedGenome launches liquid biopsy blood test 'Oncotrack' for cancer detection in patients

Mumbai, Mar 8 (UNI) MedGenome, the country's premier Genomics-based research and diagnostics company, has launched 'Oncotrack', the liquid biopsy blood test, for cancer recurrence detection and monitoring.

MedGenome

MedGenome launches liquid biopsy blood test 'Oncotrack' for cancer detection in patients

Mumbai, Mar 8 (UNI) MedGenome, the country's premier Genomics-based research and diagnostics company, has launched 'Oncotrack', the liquid biopsy blood test, for cancer recurrence detection and monitoring.

Lupin

Lupin launches Generic Paxil CR tablets in the US

Mumbai,Mar 7(UNI) Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced today the launch of generic Paxil CR (Paroxetin) Extended Release Tablets USP, 12.

Lupin

Lupin launches Generic Paxil CR tablets in the US

Mumbai,Mar 7(UNI) Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced today the launch of generic Paxil CR (Paroxetin) Extended Release Tablets USP, 12.

Nano-particle fertilizer could lead to new 'green revolution'

Nano-particle fertilizer could lead to new 'green revolution'

New Delhi, Jan 26 (UNI) Sri Lankan scientists report having developed a simple way to make a benign, more efficient fertilizer – described as nano-particle fertilizer - that could contribute to a second food revolution across the globe.

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Humans may have ritualistically "killed" objects to remove their symbolic power, some 5,000 years earlier than previously thought, a new international study of marine pebble tools from an Upper Palaeolithic burial site in Italy suggests.

Fiscal incentives may help reduce emissions in developing countries

Fiscal incentives may help reduce emissions in developing countries

New Delhi, Feb 7 (UNI) Fiscal policies introduced by the Governments in developing countries can have a significant effect on lowering harmful carbon emissions and help countries with fulfilling their commitments under the UNFCCC Paris Agreement, a study has found.

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