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Washington-- At least seven Earth-like planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away and each may contain liquid water and be able to sustain...

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NASA snap shows Pluto’s atmosphere in infrared wavelength

NEW YORK--The US space agency NASA has released a photo taken by its New Horizons spacecraft that shows Pluto's atmosphere in infrared wavelengths. It is...

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Scientists discover first-ever liquid water lake on Mars

Washington-- In a tantalising find, a team of Italian researchers on Wednesday announced they have discovered a large saltwater lake under ice near the...

Researchers identify 9 genes behind eyebrow colours

Beijing-- An international research team has for the first time identified nine genes responsible for eyebrow colours. Eyebrow colour is one of the most recognisable...

Not many habitable planets can harbour life: Scientists

London-- Fewer than predicted planets may be capable of harbouring life because their atmospheres keep them too hot, researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have...

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