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Landslide in Alaska could lead to ‘mega-tsunami’ within a year, warn scientists
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Landslide in Alaska could lead to ‘mega-tsunami’ within a year, warn scientists

To comment upon the impact the tsunami might leave, experts cited examples of landslide-induced tsunamis in the past in Alaska and Greenland.

Astronaut pee can be used in the construction of structures on the moon: Report
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Astronaut pee can be used in the construction of structures on the moon: Report

Urea from urine can be used as an additive that can be incorporated into concrete to soften the mixture.

Professor Shonku O El Dorado movie review: Satyajit Ray's memorable scientist doesn't come to life in son's film
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Professor Shonku O El Dorado movie review: Satyajit Ray's memorable scientist doesn't come to life in son's film

Professor Shonku O El Dorado is as incalculable a loss as the usurping of the famed scientist’s greatest inventions.

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan claims trees produce oxygen at night, gets trolled on social media
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Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan claims trees produce oxygen at night, gets trolled on social media

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is being trolled on social media after he claimed in a speech that trees produce oxygen at night.

Space Week: Got dreams of being an astronaut and going to space? Here's how you can
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Space Week: Got dreams of being an astronaut and going to space? Here's how you can

If you want to go to space, joining the Indian Air Force might get you one step closer to going to space.

Physics scientist Thanu Padmanabhan receives M P Birla Memorial Award in cosmology
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Physics scientist Thanu Padmanabhan receives M P Birla Memorial Award in cosmology

In his memorial lecture, 'Gravity and the Cosmos', he spoke about the role gravity has played in shaping the Universe.

Nithya Menen on Mission Mangal, working in the Hindi film industry: It's more professional in Bollywood
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Nithya Menen on Mission Mangal, working in the Hindi film industry: It's more professional in Bollywood

"I was very happy to work here. I found the environment much more professional, and people easy going. There is less hierarchy," says Nithya Menen.

Vidya Balan on Mission Mangal: The myth that scientists are geeks was busted in my head with this film
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Vidya Balan on Mission Mangal: The myth that scientists are geeks was busted in my head with this film

Vidya Balan talks about reuniting with Akshay Kumar for Mission Mangal, returning to woman-led films in the future, and playing Indira Gandhi in a web show.

WHO calls ban on germline gene-editing research, clinical use of CRISPR in embryos
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WHO calls ban on germline gene-editing research, clinical use of CRISPR in embryos

A Chinese scientist claimed he had secretly gene-edited the DNA of an embryo and it led to birth twin girls.

Aboard India's missions to Mars, Venus, France may send its scientific instruments
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Aboard India's missions to Mars, Venus, France may send its scientific instruments

The OFR Space Policy Dialogue saw some important people of science from India, Australia and France talk about space.

We talk of artistic inspiration all the time – what about scientific inspiration?
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We talk of artistic inspiration all the time – what about scientific inspiration?

What on earth have we done to leave a formulaic impression of how science works?

Oldest, coldest known white dwarf with many rings discovered by citizen scientist
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Oldest, coldest known white dwarf with many rings discovered by citizen scientist

The newfound star is challenging scientists' assumptions about how planetary systems evolve.

Michael Dertouzos: Birth anniversary of man who predicted impact of Internet celebrated in Google Doodle
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Michael Dertouzos: Birth anniversary of man who predicted impact of Internet celebrated in Google Doodle

Michael Dertouzos predicted the importance of personal computer, and how it can bring out the best in humanity.

Scientists develop part-organic semiconductor to help make bendable phones
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Scientists develop part-organic semiconductor to help make bendable phones

The semiconductor can efficiently convert electricity into light thus helping in creating a bendable device.

Minister urges nation 'not to miss out' on the IT, science revolution to come
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Minister urges nation 'not to miss out' on the IT, science revolution to come

George said that Indian scientists and engineers should catch up with disruptive technologies like AI.

13 scientists across the country chosen for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize
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13 scientists across the country chosen for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize

The names were announced by Prof Ashutosh Sharma, secretary, Department of Science and Technology.

Astronomers capture first image of new born planet revolving around a young star
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Astronomers capture first image of new born planet revolving around a young star

Astronomers say they’ve captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling.

Stephen Hawking's ashes lie among the science greats Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton
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Stephen Hawking's ashes lie among the science greats Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton

Hawking was interred in the abbey's Scientists' Corner, beneath a stone inscribed: "Here lies what was mortal of Stephen Hawking'' .

British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking passes away at the age of 76: Here is a brief history of his life
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British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking passes away at the age of 76: Here is a brief history of his life

Stephen Hawking's genius brought him global fame and he become known as a witty communicator dedicated to bringing science to a wider audience.

Padman should be screened in village schools and hostels, says scientist Maya Vishwakarma in letter to Akshay Kumar
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Padman should be screened in village schools and hostels, says scientist Maya Vishwakarma in letter to Akshay Kumar

Maya Vishwakarma, working towards educating tribal women about menstrual health and providing them with cheap sanitary pads, urged Padman star Akshay Kumar to screen the movie in village schools and hostels