Science

These seals haven’t lost their land ancestors’ hunting ways

Just like lions, tigers and bears, certain kinds of seals have claws that help the animals grasp prey and tear it apart. X-rays show that the bones in these seals’ forelimbs look like those found in the earliest seals, a

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Russia Warns of ‘Consequences’ After US Leads Punitive Strikes on Syria

Syria ally Russia warned on Friday of “consequences” following the launch of US-led strikes against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack. ALSO READ:HERE’S WHY BEING GRATEFUL IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AS PER UCLA NEUROSCIENTISTS “Again, we are

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NASA hires Lockheed Martin to build supersonic plane

The goal is to enable quieter supersonic flights NASA has inked a deal with Lockheed Martin to develop a supersonic “X-plane” that could break the sound barrier without a sonic boom. The $247.5 million contract allows for the design, building

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Mysterious head of a pharaoh discovered by Swansea Egyptologist

Swansea University Egyptology lecturer Dr Ken Griffin has found a depiction of one of the most famous pharaoh’s in history Hatshepsut (one of only a handful of female pharaohs) on an object in the Egypt Centre stores, which had been

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Is this the first direct evidence of the Prophet Isaiah? 2,700-year-old clay seal found in Jerusalem bears the ‘signature’ of the biblical figure

A 2,700-year-old clay seal found in Jerusalem may bear the ‘signature’ of the biblical prophet Isaiah. Researchers believe the Hebrew script impressed into the clay once read ‘Belonging to Isaiah the prophet.’ If it did, the clay would be the

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Russian ‘Progress 69’ Cargo Mission to International Space Station Aborted

The planned launch of a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft from Kazakhstan to the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday has been scrubbed, NASA said. The launch was scheduled to take place from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2.58 pm

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Fuel Cell Electricity from Landfill Waste

Power generation using landfill leachate can prevent pollution and serve as alternate source of electricity, say researchers. Most Indian cities are plagued with the problem of inefficient waste management and increasing emissions from fossil fuels. Both these are hazardous to

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Dense fog hits train services in Delhi

New Delhi: A thick layer of fog engulfed the national capital and its neighbouring regions on Sunday morning, affecting the train services. As many as 18 trains were cancelled, 43 were delayed and 7 others were rescheduled due to low

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“Love hormone” helps us understand social cues

Boston | Oxytocin – popularly known as the love hormone – plays a crucial role in helping the brain process a wide array of social signals, Harvard scientists have found. The study suggests that oxytocin acts like a modulator in

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Satellites in orbit despite ‘lost contact’ with Ariane 5 rocket

Two satellites have been successfully launched into orbit despite French firm Arianespace losing contact with its rocket. NASA also breathed a sigh of relief, as equipment for its latest mission was also on board.The first launch of the year for

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18-year old Rifath Sharook built the world’s smallest satellite

Meet the Indian teen who has developed world’s smallest satellite for Nasa

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PSLV camera captures spectacular ‘selfie’ as ISRO’s rocket took off

New Delhi: As India went into record books by launching most satellites in one go, a high-resolution camera fitted on top of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) cheered the scientists at the ISRO centre. Exactly at 9:28 am, ISRO’s

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Devastation detectives try to solve dinosaur disappearance

Below the shimmering turquoise waters of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula lies the scene of a prehistoric mass murder. In a geologic instant, most animal and plant species perished. Drilling through hundreds of meters of rock, investigators have finally reached the footprint

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Beautiful droste-effect: Mountains of Auvergne in France as seen from space station!

New Delhi: Expedition 50 astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been sending us the stunning photographs of the Earth as taken from space station.  Recently, he has shared a beauituful droste-effect of the mountains

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