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- View: Yes, glaciers are melting but no need for panicon 11/04/2021 at 05:24
Many readers will be astonished that the contribution of glacial melt can be just under 1% even in the higher Himalayas. The estimates of some other researchers are far higher. The new study suggests the other researchers have failed to distinguish between snowmelt and glacial melt.
- Blood clots linked to AstraZeneca vaccine stem from a rare antibody reactionon 11/04/2021 at 05:10
Scientific teams from Germany and Norway found that people who developed the clots after vaccination had produced antibodies that activated their platelets, a blood component involved in clotting. The new reports add extensive details to what the researchers have already stated publicly about the blood disorder.
- IIT Kharagpur researchers develop essential oil extractor to economize betel leaf productionon 10/04/2021 at 07:45
The extractor is capable of saving 44% of the time and 30% of the energy requirement while increasing the oil yield by more than 16%, as compared to the current processes and apparatus popularly used, they said. Proshanta Guha and his research group from IIT Kharagpur’s Agricultural and Food Engineering Department
- Space tourism: Hundreds have already booked their tickets and begun training for a spectacular voyageon 10/04/2021 at 04:51
- Meet Alphadog: Chinese tech company develops robo-dogson 09/04/2021 at 08:09
The high-tech hound uses sensors and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to ‘hear’ and ‘see’ its environment — and can even be taken for walks.
- Gaganyaan: Uncrewed mission may happen without desi relay satellite; Isro may use foreign satelliteon 09/04/2021 at 05:05
The Gaganyaan Advisory Council (GAC) that met recently has also advised Isro not to delay the uncrewed mission.
- Oxygen enrichment device for use in homes, remote locations developed by CMERIon 08/04/2021 at 10:30
This unit may help reduce the demand for oxygen cylinders and ventilators and due to the rise in air pollution its demand is supposed to grow very rapidly as it is also useful for maintaining proper oxygen level for an optimum healthy environment.
- Finding from particle research could break known laws of physicson 08/04/2021 at 06:58
The result, physicists say, suggests that there are forms of matter and energy vital to the nature and evolution of the cosmos that are not yet known to science.
- Take a look at Virgin Galactic’s VSS Imagine, first of Spaceship III class of vehicleson 07/04/2021 at 08:13
Virgin Galactic on March 30 unveiled the first Spaceship III in its growing fleet, VSS Imagine. The spaceship showcases innovation in design and astronaut experience.
- NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter survives first night alone on Marson 06/04/2021 at 07:08
The ultra-light aircraft was dropped on the surface on Saturday after detaching from the belly of the Perseverance rover, which touched down on the Red Planet on February 18.
- Researchers are hatching a low-cost coronavirus vaccineon 06/04/2021 at 04:17
The vaccine, called NDV-HXP-S, is the first in clinical trials to use a new molecular design that is widely expected to create more potent antibodies than the current generation of vaccines. And the new vaccine could be far easier to make.
- First baby born in Spain with Covid-19 antibodies: Reportson 04/04/2021 at 02:13
Manuel Grandal Martin, deputy director of the Madrid Hospital Directorate, said on Friday that the protection that the baby has is equal to that of someone who has been vaccinated, the Xinhua news agency reported.
- Can vaccinated people spread the virus? We don’t know, scientists say.on 02/04/2021 at 03:40
All of the coronavirus vaccines are spectacularly successful at preventing serious disease and death from COVID-19, but how well they prevent infection has been less clear.
- Novel technique for tracking eruptions from sun to be used in India’s first solar missionon 01/04/2021 at 12:38
A software named Computer Aided CME Tracking Software based on a computer vision algorithm was so far used to detect and characterise such eruptions automatically in the outer corona where these eruptions cease to show accelerations and propagate with a nearly constant speed.
- Spending time in Space could shrink your hearton 31/03/2021 at 10:39
In a study published on March 29 in the journal Circulation, scientists reported that the largest chamber of the heart of Scott Kelly, who spent nearly a year on the International Space Station in 2015 and 2016, shrank in mass by more than one-quarter by the time he returned to Earth.
- NASA exchanges data of its Mars mission with India, China, UAE & European Space Agencyon 31/03/2021 at 10:23
The purpose of exchanges was to lower the risk of a collision, as their spacecraft are orbiting the red planet, Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported, quoting a NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) statement as saying.
- US, China consulted on safety as their crafts headed to Marson 31/03/2021 at 08:32
China’s National Space Agency confirmed Wednesday that it had working-level meetings and communications with NASA from January to March “to ensure the flight safety” of their crafts.
- How COVID-19 differs from other infectious lung diseases at cell-level decodedon 30/03/2021 at 09:05
The findings confirmed that cells called alveolar epithelial cells, which mediate gas-exchange function in the lungs, are the main targets of infection by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19.
- La Nina has ended, says Australian weather bureauon 30/03/2021 at 05:15
While the event is blamed for the recent devastating floods across Australia’s east coast earlier this month, the wetter weather also drove record wheat production during the 2020/21 season.
- ISRO revises launch schedule of GISAT-1 after “minor issue” with satelliteon 26/03/2021 at 15:24
GISAT-1 was originally planned to be launched from Sriharikota spaceport, about 100 kms north of Chennai, on March five last year but was postponed a day before the blast-off due to technical reasons.