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Curiosity rover finds methane on Mars giving more hope for life there

Curiosity rover finds methane on Mars giving more hope for life there on the Red Planet. The Red Planet continues to be at the centre of scientific research. Every new finding from this planet is being poured on to get some insight into the past. The latest in the long list of finding: discovery of […]

Cornell University researchers develop new CO2 ‘sponges’ Carbon trapping is going to be much more effective in the days to come than now. Right now the carbon capturing is not really effective and the worst thing about these carbon capturing techniques is the fact that they are very toxic besides not really being effective. But […]

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Why Greenland could lose more of ice sheet and threaten many areas. The past decade has not been good for Greenland. It has been during this period when the melting of glaciers had been noticed leaving many stumped. Many researches too were done to get to the depth of the story. But a new study […]

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Scientists analyze genes for horse domestication Horse is a domestic animal that has been among man’s most favored companions. Though their usage has come down due to the obvious reasons as cars and bikes started hitting the roads one after the other, but a few decades ago they used to be a ubiquitous sight almost […]

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CERN’s 27-kilometre superconducting machine to be restarted in March 2015 Come March 2015, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN will restart. This time its functioning will be its second 3-year run.  It was two years ago when the LHC, which is managed by the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), was begun with a […]

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Developing states left in dark on 2020 climate goals NVO News Desk After dilly dallying and many controversies, United Nations members finally agreed on the question of how to work together on climate change. There was suspense till the last moment about the huge gap among many nations on this important issue. Now member nations […]

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Meteor shower 2014: Geminid meteors to woo sky-watchers tonight Geminids meteor shower is all set to dazzle the sky. Skywatchers who have been awaiting the arrival of the best and the brightest meteor shower of the year are ready to watch it in its full glory. This is the last meteor shower of the year […]

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Massive ancient lake’s traces on Mars found. Nonetheless NASA scientists say that this would have been insufficient to support life there Water is crucial to flourishing of life. And that is why when NASA revealed based on data gathered by its Curiosity rover suggested that Gale Crater on Mars used to be a huge lake […]

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Lima climate talks: Peru summit continues in night. Many delegates say that industrialized nations are not doing enough Climate talks in Lima, the Peruvian capital, are important for the future of the world. A final draft is being readied that would compel nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions leading to global warming with debilitating impact […]

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Possible signal of dark matter found in x-rays by European scientists For years dark matter has been a mystery for astronomers. So far despite being aware of its presence, they didn’t know anything about it. But now there is hope that we may be close to knowing the truth. European scientists have detected a signal […]

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Scant progress at UN climate talks is certainly very disappointing for the world. Nonetheless developed nations are to be blamed for the worsening problem of pollution and climate change. With global warming a reality many countries strongly feel that the time has come for consensus draft to fight the threat. Moreover, experts and many countries […]

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ALIGARH: Prof Asad U Khan, Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University has been elected as Fellow of Indian Academy of Microbiological Sciences (FAMS) during the inaugural function of the award ceremony, which was held at TNAU, Coimbatore. The Academy, earlier called as Association of Microbiologists of India, was established in 1938 and is one […]

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UN seeks India’s support on climate change reversal India’s environment minister Prakash Javdekar has assured the world community that Indian government was committed to fight climate change. This seems to be a sort of change of heart as far as Prakash Javdekar is concerned. On earlier occasions he is understood to have said that development […]

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Background motion distracts hummingbirds Hummingbirds need no introduction. They are known for their seemingly precise and darting movements. Moreover, many spot them for its extraordinary ability to hover in place with furiously beating wings. This and other features had made hummingbirds at the centre of scientific research. And during their recent study they found that […]

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