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How Volcanic Eruptions In Australia Added To World’s Worst Climate Catastrophe

How Volcanic Eruptions In Australia Added To World’s Worst Climate Catastrophe

Super eruptions in Australian volcanos around 252-56 million years ago led to catastrophe that killed 85% of all species at the time.

13 May 2022
Explained: How Climate Change Can Fuel The Next Pandemic

Explained: How Climate Change Can Fuel The Next Pandemic

A recent study found that habitats of 3,139 species would shift because of climate change, driving spillover events 4,000 times.

12 May 2022

Long Covid: More Than Two Years Needed For Complete Covid-19 Recovery, Shows Study

Around half of study participants had symptoms of long Covid at two years and reported lower quality of life than those without long Covid.

Big Bang Did Not Start The Present Universe: Physicist Roger Penrose

Big Bang Did Not Start The Present Universe: Physicist Roger Penrose

The nonagenarian Nobel laureate had been Stephen Hawking's collaborator and discovered among other areas the cycle of time, a breakthrough of perpetual...

10 May 2022

Severe Covid Can Cause Cognitive Decline Similar To 20 Years Of Ageing, Shows Research

Researchers found cognitive loss worth 20 years of ageing, between 50 and 70 years of age, in people with severe Covid-19.

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03 May 2022
Amit Shah Inaugurates Regional Forensic Science Lab In Ballari

Amit Shah Inaugurates Regional Forensic Science Lab In Ballari

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Home Minister Aaraga Jnanendra were present on the occasion. Bommai, in his 2022-23 budget speech, had announced adding new...


27 April 2022
How Other Viral Infections And Genetic Mutations Can Make You Naturally Immune To Covid-19

How Other Viral Infections And Genetic Mutations Can Make You Naturally Immune To Covid-19

Scientists say that immunity from earlier infections of other viruses can make you immune against Covid-19.


27 March 2022
Kerala HC Seeks State Govt Stand On Plea Seeking Aided Arts And Science College For Deaf Students

Kerala HC Seeks State Govt Stand On Plea Seeking Aided Arts And Science College For Deaf Students

The Sacred Heart Clarist Province Charitable Society had applied for sanction and NOC last year, for starting an aided arts and science college as it had the...


25 March 2022
IBM To Impart Digital Skill To 12,000 Girl Students In Nagaland

IBM To Impart Digital Skill To 12,000 Girl Students In Nagaland

IBM India announced a collaboration with the Nagaland School Education department to introduce digital powered training in more than 250 secondary and higher...


04 March 2022
Elon Musk's Starlink Is Helping Ukraine Stay Online And Here's How

Elon Musk's Starlink Is Helping Ukraine Stay Online And Here's How

Starlink user terminals began arriving in Ukraine earlier this week. These terminals are like small antennas that catch the internet being beamed to Earth from...


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03 March 2022
What Is BA.2 Sub-Variant Of Omicron, Should You Be Concerned? All You Need To Know

What Is BA.2 Sub-Variant Of Omicron, Should You Be Concerned? All You Need To Know

Like the original variant, this BA.2 sub-variant is also believed to have the ability to escape immunity from vaccines and from some antibody treatments. 


02 March 2022
How 'Short-Lived Mutational Bursts' Enable New Covid-19 Variants To Emerge

How 'Short-Lived Mutational Bursts' Enable New Covid-19 Variants To Emerge

New research finds that the virus undergoes ‘short-lived mutational bursts’, meaning that the virus mutates rapidly and extraordinarily every now and then...


02 March 2022
Covid-19 And Pregnancy: Can Vaccine Antibodies Pass On From Mother To Baby?

Covid-19 And Pregnancy: Can Vaccine Antibodies Pass On From Mother To Baby?

A study found an effectiveness of 61 per cent in preventing hospitalisation among infants aged up to six months whose mothers got two doses of an mRNA vaccine...


01 March 2022
Centre Relaxes Guidelines For Scientists, Makes It Easier To Access Grants

Centre Relaxes Guidelines For Scientists, Makes It Easier To Access Grants

The reforms also include single step approval for administrative issues such as budget re-appropriation within the recurring head and change of principal...


22 February 2022
Indian Scientists, Freedom Struggle And Jawaharlal Nehru

Indian Scientists, Freedom Struggle And Jawaharlal Nehru

The popular phrase of the freedom struggle led by Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, Maulana Azad, Vallabhbhai Patel and hundreds of others were based essentially...


11 February 2022
International Day Of Women And Girls In Science: Films That Celebrate Women In Science

International Day Of Women And Girls In Science: Films That Celebrate Women In Science

On the occasion of International Day Of Women And Girls In Science, here are a few films which have celebrated the potential of female scientists over the...


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21 January 2022
Research Sheds Light On Influence Of Sexism On Charles Darwin's Work

Research Sheds Light On Influence Of Sexism On Charles Darwin's Work

According to a recently published scientific paper, Charles Darwin’s patriarchal world view led him to dismiss female agency and mate choice in humans.


29 December 2021
Suriya Releases Teaser Of  'Oke Oka Jeevitham', Fans Approve The First Look

Suriya Releases Teaser Of 'Oke Oka Jeevitham', Fans Approve The First Look

Tamil star Suriya released the teaser of actor Sharwanand's Telugu film 'Oke Oka Jeevitham', inviting a positive response from fans.


24 September 2021
Oldest Human Footprints Discovered In US, About 23,000 Years Old

Oldest Human Footprints Discovered In US, About 23,000 Years Old

Scientists believe that this human migration into America came through the now sunken land bridge which used to connect Alaska with Asia. The footprint fossils...


31 July 2021
Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2021: India's Top 105 Institutes Of Science

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2021: India's Top 105 Institutes Of Science

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s best science colleges (in partnership with ICARE) can help students make an informed choice


19 March 2021
Sonal Sehgal’s ‘Manny’ Wins Four Awards At Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival

Sonal Sehgal’s ‘Manny’ Wins Four Awards At Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival

'Manny' won best sci-fi picture runner up, best cinematography award (Gatis Grinbergs), best background score (Naresh Kamath), and best supporting actor (Tony...


28 February 2021
National Science Day: How Science Drives The New Normal

National Science Day: How Science Drives The New Normal

An IIT-Madras survey indicates that an overwhelming 91 per cent of respondents believe that Science and Technology can make our lives better.


22 February 2021
IISER Bhopal Innovators Develop Unique Monitoring System To Tackle Covid-19 Spread

IISER Bhopal Innovators Develop Unique Monitoring System To Tackle Covid-19 Spread

The one-of-its-kind low cost AI-enabled device is portable and easy to deploy across various locations.


05 November 2020
AI Could Help Better Predict Mouth Cancer Risk, UK Scientists Say

AI Could Help Better Predict Mouth Cancer Risk, UK Scientists Say

AI and machine learning could guide the diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer, according to research.


04 November 2020
Covid-19 Lung Damage Caused By Persistence Of 'Abnormal Cells', Say Scientists

Covid-19 Lung Damage Caused By Persistence Of 'Abnormal Cells', Say Scientists

A new study by King's College researchers explains why some patients experience Covid-19 symptoms for months


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