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    Big Asteroid to Safely Pass by Earth on September 1

Big Asteroid to Safely Pass by Earth on September 1

A large near-Earth asteroid will pass safely by our planet on September 1, at a distance of about seven million kilometres, NASA has said. Asteroid Florence — named in honour

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    Mystery of How First Animals Appeared on Earth Solved

Mystery of How First Animals Appeared on Earth Solved

Scientists have solved them mystery of how the first animals appeared on Earth, a pivotal moment for the planet without which humans would not exist. Researchers led by The Australian

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    Blue Whale: Govt Directs Google, Facebook to Remove Links

Blue Whale: Govt Directs Google, Facebook to Remove Links

The government has directed technology giants, including Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo to remove all links which direct users to the dangerous Blue Whale Challenge. The online challenge had allegedly

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    This is How Birds Get Their Colour!

This is How Birds Get Their Colour!

There are about 18,000 bird species on Earth, and every species is differently coloured. While some birds are so bright in colour, one can spot them from afar, some are

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    Cigarette Butts May be Reused to Build Roads

Cigarette Butts May be Reused to Build Roads

Scientists have discovered a novel use for discarded cigarette butts in building roads, an advance that could reduce heat in urban areas as well as tackle the problem of waste

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    IIT Guwahati Scientists Develop Silk Mats That Could Treat Arthritis

IIT Guwahati Scientists Develop Silk Mats That Could Treat Arthritis

Scientists from IIT Guwahati have synthesised mats made of silk-proteins and bioactive glass fibres that they believe can assist the growth of bone cells and repair worn-out joints in arthritis

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9-Yr-Old ‘Guardian of the Galaxy’ Wants to Join NASA to Prevent Alien Invasion

  9-Yr-Old ‘Guardian of the Galaxy’ Wants to Join NASA to Prevent Alien Invasion

NASA has sent an inspiring letter to a nine-year-old who expressed interest in being a Planetary Protection Officer after the

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Why Are Teenagers Drawn to Deadly The Blue Whale Game?

  Why Are Teenagers Drawn to Deadly The Blue Whale Game?

The shocking death of 14-year old Mumbai schoolboy Manpreet Singh Sahani, who reportedly took his own life as part of

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New Tech Can Reverse Ageing in Human Cells

  New Tech Can Reverse Ageing in Human Cells

Scientists have developed a new technology that can reverse ageing and rejuvenate human cells, an advance that may help treat

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Govt Considering Manufacturing Methanol from Coal

  Govt Considering Manufacturing Methanol from Coal

To cut oil import costs and reduce pollution through alternative fuels, the government is considering indigenous production of methanol from

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Facebook Shuts Artificial Intelligence System After Bots Create Own Language

  Facebook Shuts Artificial Intelligence System After Bots Create Own Language

Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that artificial intelligence (AI) was the biggest risk, Facebook has shut down one

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NASA Balloons to Study Total Solar Eclipse, Life Beyond Earth

  NASA Balloons to Study Total Solar Eclipse, Life Beyond Earth

NASA, along with student teams across the US, is sending high-altitude balloons that will test the ability of life to

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SpaceX Raises USD 350m Funding, Becomes World’s Most Valuable Private Firm

  SpaceX Raises USD 350m Funding, Becomes World’s Most Valuable Private Firm

Entrepreneur and Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk`s SpaceX, a rocket-producing firm, raised around USD 350 million in its

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Driverless Cars Wont be Allowed in India: Gadkari

  Driverless Cars Wont be Allowed in India: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said driverless cars will not be allowed in India as it will lead to

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Make in India: Supercomputers to be Manufactured Under 3-Phase Project

  Make in India: Supercomputers to be Manufactured Under 3-Phase Project

As part of the Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, supercomputers will be manufactured in India under a three-phase programme,

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Google’s Machine-Raised Mosquitoes to Shrink Vector’s Numbers

  Google’s Machine-Raised Mosquitoes to Shrink Vector’s Numbers

Google’s parent company Alphabet and scientists in the US have teamed up to release 20 million machine-raised mosquitoes to shrink

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Chicken Biscuits, Tulsi Bars Developed by DRDO

  Chicken Biscuits, Tulsi Bars Developed by DRDO

Various nutritious and protein-rich food items have been developed by the DRDO for security personnel deployed at high altitude and

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