Monday, August 10, 2020

NASA telescope spots most extreme blazars yet: Roopesh Ojha

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Washington-- NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray space telescope has identified the farthest gamma-ray blazars, a type of galaxy whose intense emissions are powered by super-sized black...

Indian-origin professor brings ‘smart hands’ closer to reality

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London--In a boost to the idea of human hand becoming an ideal display screen for the next generation of smartwatches and other devices, an...

Indian-American teenagers win top science prizes

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Washington--Indian-American teenager, Indrani Das, won the top, $250,000 prize in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search competition for her research on treating brain injuries...

When a bird brain tops Harvard students on a test

By Juan Siliezar Harvard Staff Writer/Harvard Gazette What happens when an African grey parrot goes head-to-head with 21 Harvard students in a test measuring a type...

Bezos, Musk to help NASA land first woman and next man on Moon

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Washington-- The US space agency has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop...

IITKgp Student develops paper battery from bacteria in sewage

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Kharagpur, Feb 26 (IANS) A IIT Kharagpur research scholar has developed a disposable and flexible battery made from paper that could generate power from...

Genes have over 60% influence on academic success: Study

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New York-- Genetic factors account for about 60 per cent of academic success, even after accounting for intelligence, finds a study. For many years, research...

Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage

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CAMBRIDGE, MA-- For the world’s estimated 1.8 billion Muslims — roughly one-quarter of the world population — making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered...

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...

President Trump Announces Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers,...

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WASHINGTON, DC--President Trump announced the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) earlier this month. Indian-Americans dominated the list...
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