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Rare radioactive element Einsteinium described in remarkable, complex mid-pandemic study
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Rare radioactive element Einsteinium described in remarkable, complex mid-pandemic study

The lengths of the molecular bonds between einsteinium and eight neighbouring atoms was also calculated for the first time.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to two women scientists for their work on genome editing
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to two women scientists for their work on genome editing

The winners Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna worked on CRISPR-Cas9, a method to edit DNA in 2012.

Watch: First-ever recording of a pair of atoms forming, breaking chemical bonds
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Watch: First-ever recording of a pair of atoms forming, breaking chemical bonds

This study marks the first time scientists have been able to film the process of bonds forming and breaking in real-time.

Dubious advisory by Ministry of AYUSH recommends homoeopathy, Unani to 'prevent' coronavirus infection
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Dubious advisory by Ministry of AYUSH recommends homoeopathy, Unani to 'prevent' coronavirus infection

This isn't the first time the Ministry of AYUSH has faced heat for propagating pseudoscience as alternative medicine.

Jet fuel and diesel can now be made from plastic bags, water bottles & daily waste
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Jet fuel and diesel can now be made from plastic bags, water bottles & daily waste

Scientists believe that farmers can use this technique to make diesel, to fuel their tractors, on their farms.

In a first, chemists design the 'perfect' reactor to synthesis pure hydrogen
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In a first, chemists design the 'perfect' reactor to synthesis pure hydrogen

The new reactor reduces the number of steps & the amount of hydrogen lost in conventional reactions.

Anxiety can be controlled using probiotics to keep the gut bacteria under control
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Anxiety can be controlled using probiotics to keep the gut bacteria under control

However, this is an observational study and there are a few limitations that prevent further studies.

Heart-sealing adhesive: Bioglue can now heal broken hearts without surgery or sutures
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Heart-sealing adhesive: Bioglue can now heal broken hearts without surgery or sutures

The non-toxic gel made from gelatin & water solidifies under UV light & seals heart injuries in under a minute.

Zombie cells cause ageing in human beings — killing them can cure its symptoms
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Zombie cells cause ageing in human beings — killing them can cure its symptoms

Many cells under stress die, but some of them become zombie cells that live in suspended animation.

Superionic ice made using lasers is both solid and liquid at the same time
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Superionic ice made using lasers is both solid and liquid at the same time

Scientists believe this new state of water will help them understand ice giant planets like Uranus and Neptune.

SciArt: Teen illustrator brings chemistry in the periodic table alive with graphics
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SciArt: Teen illustrator brings chemistry in the periodic table alive with graphics

Scrolling through the illustrated elements feels a lot like strolling through Mendeleev's very own garden.

First molecule formed in the universe spotted by astronomers in faraway nebula
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First molecule formed in the universe spotted by astronomers in faraway nebula

The discovery was made possible by a massive telescope, a Boeing 747 & a team of astronomers.

New technique can turn quarter of the world's plastic waste into clean fuel
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New technique can turn quarter of the world's plastic waste into clean fuel

The gasoline-like fuel made from plastic waste can be used in vehicles already on our roads today.

Could packaging made from whey, isabgol & lotus be the new biodegradable 'plastic'?
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Could packaging made from whey, isabgol & lotus be the new biodegradable 'plastic'?

The film is transparent and clear, making it a great alternative to shopping bags for consumers.

UNESCO marks 150 years of chemistry’s periodic table with a year of celebration
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UNESCO marks 150 years of chemistry’s periodic table with a year of celebration

UNESCO has organized an online quiz for high school students & experiments in schools worldwide.

WBJEE 2019 registration to go on from 26 December to 22 January, revised exam date yet to be announced
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WBJEE 2019 registration to go on from 26 December to 22 January, revised exam date yet to be announced

Previously, the authorities had announced that WBJEE 2019 will be conducted on 19 May. However, due to a clash with the JEE Advanced 2019 examination, a notification has been released that a new date will be announced shortly.

This 'spacesuit' for bacteria could keep them and humans alive in space someday
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This 'spacesuit' for bacteria could keep them and humans alive in space someday

The new 'hybrid' bacteria may create carbon-based compounds unique to its metabolic make-up.

Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to triad of American and British chemists
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Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to triad of American and British chemists

The million-dollar prize for Chemistry is the last of this year's scientific Nobel Prizes.

IIT JAM 2019: Registration begins on joaps.iitkgp.ac.in, last date to apply is 10 October
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IIT JAM 2019: Registration begins on joaps.iitkgp.ac.in, last date to apply is 10 October

Online registration for IIT JAM 2019 has begun on 5 September, 2018. The last date for registration is 10 October. The examination for Master of Science (MSc) will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur on 10 February.

RRB Group D Examination 2018: Pattern, section-wise marks released; recruitment likely to start on 17 September
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RRB Group D Examination 2018: Pattern, section-wise marks released; recruitment likely to start on 17 September

The details for the RRB Group D examinations have been released by the Railway Recruitment Board, including the syllabus, pattern, and mark scheme.