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COVID-19: Mask wearing, social-distancing practices declining among public, finds pan-India survey
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COVID-19: Mask wearing, social-distancing practices declining among public, finds pan-India survey

The report suggested the need for awareness creation and ensuring compliance in Tier-3, 4 towns and rural districts where, in some cases, compliance was at near-zero levels

India a land of opportunities, open to innovation and investment: PM Modi at Dubai Expo address
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India a land of opportunities, open to innovation and investment: PM Modi at Dubai Expo address

Referring to the theme of India's pavilion — ''Openness, Opportunity and Growth'' — Modi stressed that today's India is one of the most open countries in the world, open to learning, open to perspectives, open to innovation and open to investment

Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for teens despite claiming otherwise
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Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for teens despite claiming otherwise

Facebook's policy of pursuing profits regardless of documented harm has sparked comparisons to Big Tobacco, which knew in the 1950s that its products were carcinogenic but publicly denied it into the 21st century

Study reveals that majority of people think smartphones and internet ruin wellbeing
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Study reveals that majority of people think smartphones and internet ruin wellbeing

It is also revealed that 50 percent of Gen Z face issues such as tiredness, poor sleep, and headaches as a result of digital consumption.

India seeks to create $5 billion worth of defence equipment by 2025, says DRDO
India

India seeks to create $5 billion worth of defence equipment by 2025, says DRDO

The aim is to fight the next war with Indian weapons, said DRDO Director General (Technology Management) Hari Babu Srivastava

Soon, it will be too late to find out where and how the COVID-19 virus originated in China
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Soon, it will be too late to find out where and how the COVID-19 virus originated in China

The WHO panel visited China and found evidence pointing to the pandemic starting as a result of zoonotic transmission of the virus, meaning a spillover from an animal to humans.

Fraudulent science: COVID-19 directs spotlight on mistakes made in research papers
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Fraudulent science: COVID-19 directs spotlight on mistakes made in research papers

Elizabeth Bik, scientific integrity consultant said serious cases — like extensive plagiarism or fabrications of experiments or results — are rare.

From population to daily life, new research offers clues about how medieval Cambodia's Angkor Empire grew over time
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From population to daily life, new research offers clues about how medieval Cambodia's Angkor Empire grew over time

Research suggests that this settlement may have been home to between 700,000 and 900,000 people at its height in the 13th century.

Wine aged for 14 months at the International Space Station is on sale for $1 million
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Wine aged for 14 months at the International Space Station is on sale for $1 million

It left for the ISS on 2 November 2019 in the Cygnus capsule and returned on 14 January 2021 aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule.

COVID-19 vaccine-related spear-phishing attacks have increased after the release of the vaccine
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COVID-19 vaccine-related spear-phishing attacks have increased after the release of the vaccine

The two predominant types of spear-phishing attacks in these cases were using brand impersonation or employing business email compromise.

Phishing attacks escalated by 26 percent post-release of COVID-19 vaccines: Report
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Phishing attacks escalated by 26 percent post-release of COVID-19 vaccines: Report

The phishing mails usually carried a link to a phishing website that promised early access to vaccinations in exchange for a payment.

Microsoft, Apple, Netflix, Tesla and 31 other companies' internal systems were discovered with security vulnerability
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Microsoft, Apple, Netflix, Tesla and 31 other companies' internal systems were discovered with security vulnerability

The researcher, Alex Birsan, earned over $130,000 in bug bounties for his ethical research from Microsoft, Apple, PayPal and other companies.

Astronomers confirm existence of planetoid furthest away in our solar system, names it Farfarout
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Astronomers confirm existence of planetoid furthest away in our solar system, names it Farfarout

Farfarout’s current distance from the Sun is 132 astronomical units (au), where 1 au is the distance between the Earth and Sun.

Mars' Gale Crater 3 billion years ago resembled Iceland in terrain, temperature: study
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Mars' Gale Crater 3 billion years ago resembled Iceland in terrain, temperature: study

Techniques of comparing Mars’ samples with present day Earth can help us find a lot more, the researchers said.

Astronomers observe magnetar J1818 that is exhibiting very unusual activity
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Astronomers observe magnetar J1818 that is exhibiting very unusual activity

J1818 was emitting unusual pulsar-like radio waves in May but by June, it had started flickering between magnetar and pulsar-like properties.

Human sleep, menstrual cycle are affected by phases of the moon, two new studies find
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Human sleep, menstrual cycle are affected by phases of the moon, two new studies find

While this is not uncommon for other animals, the notion that human beings were also affected by the moon was a controversial theory.

Flightless bird species were more diverse, common before human-driven extinctions
World

Flightless bird species were more diverse, common before human-driven extinctions

Most islands on Earth had flightless birds on them before humans emerged as the dominant species.

Infosys awards six Indian origin scientists from MIT, Havard, Stanford, IISc for their contribution to research, innovation
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Infosys awards six Indian origin scientists from MIT, Havard, Stanford, IISc for their contribution to research, innovation

The annual award includes a pure gold medal, a citation and a prize purse worth USD 100,000 or its equivalent in the Indian rupees.

Scientists make breakthrough in anti-aging treatment and reverse signs of ageing in human cells
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Scientists make breakthrough in anti-aging treatment and reverse signs of ageing in human cells

The adult human cells were treated in a pressure chamber with high-pressure oxygen and they reversed two major processes associated with ageing and its illnesses.

India's research and development sector funding for science, technology is stagnant: Quō vādis?
India

India's research and development sector funding for science, technology is stagnant: Quō vādis?

Looking at India’s problems of farm productivity, public health, renewable energy, something isnt' right if the departments involved are contributing only a quarter of the already low GERD.