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Liquid oceans may last longer in outer solar system: study

Liquid oceans may last longer in outer solar system: study

In news In a boost to finding alien life, NASA scientists have discovered that oceans beneath the icy surface of distant worlds at the edge of our solar system may sustain liquid ...

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World’s First Artificial Meteor Shower To Brighten Japan

World’s First Artificial Meteor Shower To Brighten Japan

In news A Japanese space entertainment startup is preparing to start the world’s first artificial meteor shower in 2019. The company’s plan is to make fake meteors in the skies ...

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Turning CO2 emissions into fuel

Turning CO2 emissions into fuel

In news Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new system that could potentially be used for converting power plant emissions of carbon ...

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Farming on Mars: Mars soil simulant witnesses earthworm reproduction

Farming on Mars: Mars soil simulant witnesses earthworm reproduction

In news Researchers in the Netherlands have found that earthworms can reproduce in Mars soil simulant obtained from NASA."To feed future humans on Mars a sustainable closed ...

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Internet should be open and free: Trai backs net neutrality

Internet should be open and free: Trai backs net neutrality

In news The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday recommended upholding the basic principle of net neutrality by keeping the Internet open and prohibiting any ...

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Moon Express to mine the Moon

Moon Express to mine the Moon

In news Moon Express hopes to become the first private spaceflight company to send a robotic lander to the moon, scoop up some moon dust, load it into a small return vehicle, and ...

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NASA tool predicts which cities will flood due to Global Warming

NASA tool predicts which cities will flood due to Global Warming

In news National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) has developed a new forecasting tool that can predict which cities will be affected as different portions of ice ...

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“Empowering” humans on Mars: NASA

“Empowering” humans on Mars: NASA

In News NASA is testing a space nuclear reactor that could empower future astronauts on the surface of Mars, by energizing habitats and running on-the-spot processing equipment ...

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Cornelia Sorabji, India’s first woman advocate

Cornelia Sorabji, India’s first woman advocate

In news: The November 15 Google Doodle pays tribute to Cornelia Sorabji, the first woman to graduate in law from India as early as 1892 and the first Indian national to attend a ...

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FDA approves World First Digital Pill That Can Be Tracked When Swallowed

FDA approves World First Digital Pill That Can Be Tracked When Swallowed

In news U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward ...

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Rat like mammal is earliest fossil in human ancestral line, claims

Rat like mammal is earliest fossil in human ancestral line, claims

Context: British scientists have discovered two fossilised teeth and described them as “the earliest undisputed fossils of mammals belonging to the line that led to human ...

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NASA’s 2020 Mars rover mission

NASA’s 2020 Mars rover mission

In News The next rover NASA will send to Mars in 2020 will carry seven carefully-selected instruments to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations ...

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Tweaking genes to fight cancer: how does it work?

Tweaking genes to fight cancer: how does it work?

Context: The United States federal food and drugs regulator had approved for the second time in less than seven weeks a new way to fight cancer — a type of gene therapy that ...

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Artificial intelligence to predict earthquakes

Artificial intelligence to predict earthquakes

In news Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to successfully predict earthquakes, an advance that may help prepare for natural disasters and ...

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