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Scientists detect mammoth collision of 'impossible' black holes for first time
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Scientists detect mammoth collision of 'impossible' black holes for first time

It is thought that black holes are the vacuum cleaners of the Universe, sucking in everything in their paths.

Ancient supernova particles found in deep-sea sediments on the Earth
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Ancient supernova particles found in deep-sea sediments on the Earth

They said Iron-60 is radioactive and decays within 15 million years hence this means that any iron-60 found must have been formed much later

New space technology uses satellite data to predict droughts 5 months in advance
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New space technology uses satellite data to predict droughts 5 months in advance

The discoveries made from the study could have massive benefits for society & global population.

Australian state plans to pump oxygen into rivers as tons of fish die
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Australian state plans to pump oxygen into rivers as tons of fish die

Australian state plans to mechanically pump oxygen into rivers as tons of fish die in heatwave condition

Laziness could be behind the extinction of the Homo Erectus species: Study
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Laziness could be behind the extinction of the Homo Erectus species: Study

According to the study, 'laziness' and an inability to adapt led to the species' extinction.

Scientists discover a rapidly growing black hole that can devour Sun-like massive objects
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Scientists discover a rapidly growing black hole that can devour Sun-like massive objects

The energy emitted from this newly discovered supermassive black hole, also known as a quasar, was mostly ultraviolet light but also radiated x-rays.

Scientists finally crack source and formation of antimatter in the Milky Way
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Scientists finally crack source and formation of antimatter in the Milky Way

Scientists have solved the mystery behind how most of the antimatter in the Milky Way forms.

ANU researchers have identified four candidates for Planet 9 with help from citizen scientists
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ANU researchers have identified four candidates for Planet 9 with help from citizen scientists

In just three days, the citizen scientists managed to achieve four years of scientific work.

Australia researchers seek help from amateur stargazers to hunt for 'Planet 9'
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Australia researchers seek help from amateur stargazers to hunt for 'Planet 9'

The Australian National University (ANU) has called on amateur astronomers to help its researchers find a new planet in the Solar System.

Chances of heart attack doubles for those who don't finish school: Study
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Chances of heart attack doubles for those who don't finish school: Study

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, researchers said.

ANU scientists design nanocrystals that can be used in more efficient night vision glasses
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ANU scientists design nanocrystals that can be used in more efficient night vision glasses

Researchers from the Australian National University have developed nano-crystals which can be used to amplify, shape or change the colour of light.

New technology to double LIGO's ability to detect gravitational waves
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New technology to double LIGO's ability to detect gravitational waves

Studying gravitational waves can reveal important information about cataclysmic astrophysical events involving black holes and neutron stars.

Jaitley to leave for Australia on 28 March; agenda to attract foreign investment in India
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Jaitley to leave for Australia on 28 March; agenda to attract foreign investment in India

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will embark on a 4-day visit to Australia on 28 March, during which he will address a Make in India conference and meet CEOs of multinational companies.

Surprise! Junk food could shrink your brain, says new study
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Surprise! Junk food could shrink your brain, says new study

Eating junk food may shrink the part of your brain involved in learning, memory and mental health, a new study has claimed.

Indian student develops smartphone app for early breast cancer detection
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Indian student develops smartphone app for early breast cancer detection

An Indian-origin student in Australia has developed a smartphone app for early detection of breast cancer...

Energy-saving fluorescent lights linked to increasing eye diseases
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Energy-saving fluorescent lights linked to increasing eye diseases

Energy-saving fluorescent lights can harm eyes, say scientists. A new research, led by the Australian National University, has warned that the global trend towards using fluorescent globes instead of incandescent ones as a strategy to beat climate change could be increasing eye disease.

Piezoelectrics to Give Your Batteries a Long Life
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Piezoelectrics to Give Your Batteries a Long Life

A new technology developed by scientists at the RMIT Institute, Melbourne and Australian National University will now make your portable electronics self-reliant.