Friday, August 14, 2020

Poaching pushes anteaters to near extinction as environment ministry shuts its eye

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By Kushagra Dixit New Delhi-- Though on the verge of extinction, pangolins or scaly anteaters -- among the most traded animals in the world that...

Astrobiologist Chopra on why no alien is calling us from space

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SYDNEY--If the search for an alien life has not yielded any conclusive results in the last 50 years, it is probably because life on...

Two Indian-Americans win first place in science contest

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New York--Breaking a three-year dry spell for Indian-Americans, two 17-year-old high school students have won the top prize of $150,000 with their medical-related projects...

Opinion: Political Gamesmanship and the 30 Meter Telescope on Manua Kea Mountain in Hawaii

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By Devendra Dubey BOSTON--When the mountain Manua Kea was selected by a team of eminent astronomers, as the site for one of the world’s largest...

16-Year-old Swedish activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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Copenhagen-- Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, who is a prominent voice in the fight against climate change, has been nominated for the Nobel...

Obama selects 4 Indian American scientists for presidential awards

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Boston-- Four Indian-American scientists, including Kaushik Chowdhury from Northeastern University, have been chosen among 102 researchers who will receive the Presidential Early Career Awards...

Team led by Indian American develops trickle-down method to grow graphene

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By K.S. Jayaraman Bengaluru--By making carbon leak (trickle down) through cracks on copper, researchers have developed a new process for "growing" graphene directly on materials...

Scientists develop potential approach to treat dementia, stroke

London-- Stopping blood vessel cells from becoming dysfunctional may reverse the symptoms of small vessel disease (SVD) -- major cause of dementia and stroke...

Exhibit shows the beauty, utility of microscopic universe around us

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By  Deborah Blackwell The expressions “Wash your hands” and “Home, sweet home” have more in common than you’d think. A whole universe more. The value of using...

Biology without borders

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New Quantitative Biology Initiative will bring together physical and life scientists to answer major questions By Peter Reuell Harvard Staff Writer For centuries, people have looked at living...
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