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Not many habitable planets can harbour life: Scientists

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Your brain cells may be making you brave

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MIT Professor Mavalvala explains Einstein’s gravitational waves in 2010 (with video)

CAMBRIDGE, MA— MIT Professor Nergis Mavalvala, whose research focuses on interferometric Gravitational Waves and Quantum Measurement, played a role in the detection of Einstein’s...

Men and women may be wired to behave differently: Study

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Space exploration critical for our survival: Bezos

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Monsoon is both a pollution pump and a cleanser, says study

By K.S. Jayaraman  Bengaluru-- Like Janus, the Greek god, the Indian monsoon has two faces, according to a report by researchers from Germany in the...

Scientists unveil genome of India’s national bird

By Manupriya Bhopal, June 4 (IANS/Mongabay .com) After a two-year-long effort, a team of researchers from IISER-Bhopal has been able to sequence the genome of...

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