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Scientists develop 'super oyster' resistant to deadly virus

Melbourne |Monday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST

Australian scientists have developed a "super oyster" that is resistant to the deadly Pacific oyster mortality syndrome (POMS), it was announced on Monday.

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NASA astronauts gear up for emergency spacewalk on Tuesday

Washington |Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct an emergency spacewalk on Tuesday to replace a failed data relay box which is part of a system to control key station hardware, NASA

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Researchers push forward quantum computing research

San Francisco |Sunday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST

Stanford University electrical engineering Professor Jelena Vuckovic and colleagues at her laboratory are working on new materials that could become the basis for quantum computing.

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India to have science infrastructure sharing policy soon

Kolkata |Sunday, 2017 3:15:18 PM IST

India is formulating a policy on maintaining and sharing science infrastructure so that R&D facilities do not remain limited to academia but are also accessed by industry, according to a senior bureau

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SpaceX Dragon to deliver crew supplies, research to ISS

Washington |Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST

SpaceX will launch its Dragon spacecraft for its 11th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre on June 1.

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'Varanasi can generate 676 MW from solar rooftop panels

Varanasi |Saturday, 2017 6:45:33 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency Varanasi has the potential to generate 676 MW power from solar rooftop panels alone. However, outdated grids and a huge line loss pose a chall

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Tughlaqabad gas leak: Many unanswered questions (News Analysis)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

Has the horrific Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, considered the world's worst industrial disaster that claimed nearly 4,000 lives and left hundreds of thousands with various stages of disability, been all

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Australian children believe their fathers work 'too much'

Canberra |Friday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST

One third of Australian children aged between 11 and 13 believe their fathers work too much, according to the results of a study released on Friday.

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Researchers design nanomaterial that could reduce car exhaust pollution

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST

In a development especially relevant to India and Bangladesh, an international team of researchers has designed a nanomaterial that can be used to make "markedly more effective" catalytic converters f

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Titan evolved more like Mars than Earth, show river maps

New York |Friday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST

The origins of topography or surface elevations on Saturn's largest moon Titan may have more in common with the history of Martian landscapes than that of Earth, show an analysis of river maps of the

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Astronomers find moon around third largest dwarf planet

Washington |Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Combining the power of several space observatories, including NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have uncovered a moon orbiting the third largest dwarf planet, catalogued as 2007 OR10.

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Researchers warn against betting on deployment of carbon removal technologies

San Francisco |Friday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

Two researchers from the Stanford University on Friday warned against betting the future of the planet on massive-scale deployment of carbon removal technologies.

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