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Phosphine found in the Venus atmosphere, could be signs of 'aerial life' in planet's clouds
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Phosphine found in the Venus atmosphere, could be signs of 'aerial life' in planet's clouds

A chemically-synthesized bioweapon and agricultural fumigant, phosphine in also naturally made by some anaerobic microbes in low oxygen environments.

Brain’s mechanism of creating detailed and enduring memories unravelled in a new study
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Brain’s mechanism of creating detailed and enduring memories unravelled in a new study

The brain seems to have a natural mechanism in place to preserve information and avoid interference and disruption of memories.

Scientists simulated the Earth’s inner core, found that it might be only 1 billion years old
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Scientists simulated the Earth’s inner core, found that it might be only 1 billion years old

Earlier studies have set the core at varying ages — from being 4.5 billion years old to a mere 565 million years old.

Physicists can map Sun’s coronal magnetic field for the first time using a Coronagraph
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Physicists can map Sun’s coronal magnetic field for the first time using a Coronagraph

Making global maps of the coronal magnetic field strength will allow researchers to “eventually get better predictions of space weather events”.

Extreme fungus from Chernobyl under study for use in protective shields against space radiation
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Extreme fungus from Chernobyl under study for use in protective shields against space radiation

Scientists have theorised that these organisms could serve as radiation shields for future astronauts on long-distance missions.

All-woman Afghan robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to help treat Coronavirus patients
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All-woman Afghan robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to help treat Coronavirus patients

The ventilator is easy to carry, runs on battery for 10 hours, and costs roughly $700 to produce, compared with the $20,000 of a traditional ventilator.

Hydroxychloroquine, dexamethasone, remdesivir: Studies offer proof of which COVID-19 drugs really work
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Hydroxychloroquine, dexamethasone, remdesivir: Studies offer proof of which COVID-19 drugs really work

Sixty percent of patients given HCQ were less likely to leave the hospital alive within 28 days versus the 63 percent given usual care.

Researchers have found that human and monkeys have similar thought patterns
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Researchers have found that human and monkeys have similar thought patterns

The indigenous Tsimane' people in Amazon rainforest, American adults and preschoolers and macaque monkeys all have a flair for recursive skills.

Coronavirus pandemic claims a new type of victims: Prestigious medical journals — The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine
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Coronavirus pandemic claims a new type of victims: Prestigious medical journals — The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine

Journals used to take many months, or a year, to scrutinize and edit a complicated study, now peer review may be condensed to as little as 48 hours.

Thailand researchers believe horseshoe bats maybe the link to Coronavirus spread, collect samples for testing
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Thailand researchers believe horseshoe bats maybe the link to Coronavirus spread, collect samples for testing

They plan to collect 300 bats from a cave in the Chanthaburi province and will release them after the tests are completed.

Holy Grail: Vaccine made from mosquito spit could protect people from all kinds of vector borne diseases
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Holy Grail: Vaccine made from mosquito spit could protect people from all kinds of vector borne diseases

The initial results from the trial showed that an Anopheles mosquito-based vaccine was safe and it triggered antibody and cellular responses.

A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth
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A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth

Studying the millipede revealed that “a rapid radiative evolution” helped these organisms to come out of aquatic ecosystems and start living in “complex forest grade communities” in just 40 million years.

Coronavirus pandemic: A systems approach to mitigate the social and economic fallout of COVID-19
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Coronavirus pandemic: A systems approach to mitigate the social and economic fallout of COVID-19

We are living in the time of a pandemic that although unique to our generation, mimics the one exactly a century ago. Not only is the pandemic triggered by a respiratory virus, its effect on both human health and livelihoods is similarly astronomical — bringing the wheels of the economy to a halt

How can society help keep Indian women in science, get young girls interested in the field?
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How can society help keep Indian women in science, get young girls interested in the field?

Women make up only 14 percent of 2.8 lakh scientists, engineers and technologists in research, institutions in India.

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
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Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

As Indian mental health research sphere is penetrated by pseudo-spiritual influences, it's time medical bodies stepped up
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As Indian mental health research sphere is penetrated by pseudo-spiritual influences, it's time medical bodies stepped up

The boundaries between scientific and unscientific continue to blur allowing groundless ideological and pseudo-spiritual influence to penetrate the sphere of mental health. What’s astonishing is that the promotion of such ideas is rampant in a time when the Indian system of mental health in all its professional and public aspects is struggling to attain recognition.

Narendra Modi to inaugurate 5th India International Science Festival in Kolkata today; PM to address IISF gathering via video
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Narendra Modi to inaugurate 5th India International Science Festival in Kolkata today; PM to address IISF gathering via video

IISF is an annual event organised jointly by science and technology-related ministries and departments of Indian government, Vijnana Bharati (Vibha), which is being held in Kolkata this year

Drones have revolutionized the way we track wildfires, count wildlife and map plants
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Drones have revolutionized the way we track wildfires, count wildlife and map plants

Drones are inexpensive and repeated flights in the same area can highlight changes that might go unnoticed.

Before the Nobel Prize, gifts to and from rich patrons were early science's currency
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Before the Nobel Prize, gifts to and from rich patrons were early science's currency

At the height of the Renaissance, scientists relied on gifts from princes to compensate their efforts.

All the answers about the OnePlus 7 Pro camera, upcoming features and future plans
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All the answers about the OnePlus 7 Pro camera, upcoming features and future plans

OnePlus 7 Pro's camera limitations explained; future features and software updates revealed.