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Titan's Kraken Mare Lake is 10 times deeper than earlier thought: Cassini study
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Titan's Kraken Mare Lake is 10 times deeper than earlier thought: Cassini study

They also found that the Kraken Mare lake is nearly the size of all five Great Lakes combined around 2,45,012.8 km.

Caught in deadly race with new COVID strain, Britain 'gambles' with mix-and-match vaccine regimen
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Caught in deadly race with new COVID strain, Britain 'gambles' with mix-and-match vaccine regimen

Scientists have slammed the new guidance which allows for the interchange of vaccines, if the second dose of the vaccine originally received is not available, saying officials have abandoned science and are just trying to 'guess their way out of a mess'

Living Robots: Machines that eat, mutate like living beings built by Cornell engineers
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Living Robots: Machines that eat, mutate like living beings built by Cornell engineers

The machine isn't technically 'alive', just closer to it than any other 'living robots in existence.

Alien species could be evolving on some of our nearest exoplanets, reveals study
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Alien species could be evolving on some of our nearest exoplanets, reveals study

Life may be evolving on Earth-like planets orbiting in the habitable zone of some of our closest stars.

2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, next five years to be much hotter
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2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, next five years to be much hotter

The US temperature in 2018 was the 14th warmest on average, said NOAA climate monitoring chief.

People's perception of food can be altered using virtual reality, reveals study
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People's perception of food can be altered using virtual reality, reveals study

The purpose here was to develop an easy-to-implement and affordable method for adapting virtual reality.

#MeToo: Trauma of patriarchal terms like 'eve-teasing' shed dominance as 'sexual harassment' takes over
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#MeToo: Trauma of patriarchal terms like 'eve-teasing' shed dominance as 'sexual harassment' takes over

Feminists have long argued about the gendered nature of language and how it furthers patriarchy.

Former CEA Kaushik Basu says lynchings and 'divisive policies' hurting India's goal of becoming economic superpower
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Former CEA Kaushik Basu says lynchings and 'divisive policies' hurting India's goal of becoming economic superpower

Former chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu said a spate of lynchings and divisive policies are hurting India's image and warned the country's political leaders that the negative publicity could hinder its goal of becoming an economic superpower, according to several media reports.

Budget 2018: Fiscal discipline has taken a backseat, says Indian economist of Cornell University
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Budget 2018: Fiscal discipline has taken a backseat, says Indian economist of Cornell University

Fiscal discipline has taken a backseat in the latest annual Indian Budget which contains many tinges of populism, noted Indian economist Eswar Prasad said

Newly appointed Infosys CEO Salil S Parekh seen as a soft-spoken yet determined man by analysts
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Newly appointed Infosys CEO Salil S Parekh seen as a soft-spoken yet determined man by analysts

Parekh, was chosen from over two dozen candidates in a search that lasted about 3 months and covered a wide canvas of names both within and outside Infosys.

How smart virtual personal assistants can incubate human empathy
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How smart virtual personal assistants can incubate human empathy

Mobile technology giants have been making it happen, with their Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) that have been strengthening the human-machine relationship.

Cornell University Researchers develop programmable camouflaging material inspired by octopus skin
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Cornell University Researchers develop programmable camouflaging material inspired by octopus skin

Scientists have developed a stretchable and programmable camouflaging material inspired by the instantaneously changing skin of octopus and cuttlefish.

WIPO ranks India as top global exporter of information, computers and telecom services
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WIPO ranks India as top global exporter of information, computers and telecom services

It ranked 104th in pupil-teacher ratio in secondary schools, 106th in ICT access, 108th in environment performance, and more importantly only 114th in ease of doing business and 118th in ease of paying taxes.

India top exporter of information, computer, telecom services
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India top exporter of information, computer, telecom services

India has shown improvement in most areas, including in infrastructure, business sophistication, knowledge and technology and creative outputs.

India climbs six spots to 60th on Global Innovation Index
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India climbs six spots to 60th on Global Innovation Index

Last year, India climbed up the innovation ladder to reach 66th position from 81st in 2015 - an improvement after 5 years of continuous drop in its ranking.

People counting the number of
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People counting the number of "likes" on Facebook lack sense of purpose in life: Study

After writing a post or uploading a photo on Facebook, do you count the number of "likes"? If so, then you are living without a sense of purpose, a study said.

White house clears takeoff for small, commercial drones
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White house clears takeoff for small, commercial drones

Routine use of small drones by real estate agents, farmers, filmmakers and other commercial operators was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration

Cognitive overload: Retweeting may hamper your memory, says study
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Cognitive overload: Retweeting may hamper your memory, says study

Retweeting creates a "cognitive overload" that interferes with learning and retaining what you have just seen, said a study.

Apple's iPhone is heading towards a peak in its success
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Apple's iPhone is heading towards a peak in its success

Apple could soon face one of its biggest challenges to date: Peak iPhone. Most analysts believe Apple surpassed its own record by selling more than 74.5 million units of its flagship product in the final three months of 2015.

Here's why it's difficult to stay off Facebook, in case you wondered!
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Here's why it's difficult to stay off Facebook, in case you wondered!

Have you ever shut down your Facebook account, only to meekly log back in a week later? Researchers have explored the factors that prevent users from logging off the social networking site permanently.