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Scientists from UK have developed a smartphone-based test to detect HIV
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Scientists from UK have developed a smartphone-based test to detect HIV

Scientists have developed a novel smartphone-based test that uses a single drop of blood from a patient to detect HIV in just 10 seconds.

Swedish scientists discover world's oldest fungus in lava rocks found in South Africa
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Swedish scientists discover world's oldest fungus in lava rocks found in South Africa

Scientists have discovered what may be the world's oldest fungus in South African rocks dating back 2.4 billion years.

Researchers find that playing video games may help people cope with depression
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Researchers find that playing video games may help people cope with depression

Playing a specifically designed video game may help people cope with depression, especially if they receive text reminders to play, scientists including one of Indian origin have found.

Isro rockets can launch 300-400 satellites in one go, says G Madhavan Nair, former Isro Chairman
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Isro rockets can launch 300-400 satellites in one go, says G Madhavan Nair, former Isro Chairman

Noted space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Wednesday said ISRO's feat of launch of 104 satellites in one go was achieved by proven technology, and the rocket has the capability to launch even 400 nano-spacecraft.

BARC scientist Babita Singh goes missing after highlighting harassment and 'mental torture' at work
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BARC scientist Babita Singh goes missing after highlighting harassment and 'mental torture' at work

On Monday afternoon, Babita Singh, a scientific officer at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (Barc) sent an email to her brother Vikas Singh citing work pressure. Babita has been missing since.

More than 350,000 fake accounts are lying dormant on Twitter
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More than 350,000 fake accounts are lying dormant on Twitter

A scientist has stumbled upon a massive network of fake Twitter accounts - with the largest consisting of over 350,000 profiles - which may have been used to forge number of followers, send spam and boost interest in trending topics.

India's black hole scientist, C.V. Vishveshwara passes away at the age of 78
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India's black hole scientist, C.V. Vishveshwara passes away at the age of 78

C.V. Vishveshwara was a pioneer in black hole research and was among the first to analyse the structure of black holes.

Research in India Part 3: Ecosystems are the key to nurturing an innovation economy
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Research in India Part 3: Ecosystems are the key to nurturing an innovation economy

Innovation is the basic source of wealth creation within an economy and is beneficial, both for companies and for nations, in order to survive and develop in a commercial environment.

Research in India Part 1: Local solutions are needed to deal with unique problems
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Research in India Part 1: Local solutions are needed to deal with unique problems

Research and Development (R and D) is critical for an economy to remain competitive in the era of globalisation.

Schiaparelli lander to attempt a dangerous landing on Mars
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Schiaparelli lander to attempt a dangerous landing on Mars

The search for life on Mars may take a giant leap on Wednesday when a space lander is due to touch down on the red planet in Europe's first attempt to land a craft there since the Beagle 2's "heroic failure" more than a decade ago.

The International Astronautical Federation inducts scientist U.R Rao into its Hall of Fame
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The International Astronautical Federation inducts scientist U.R Rao into its Hall of Fame

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) on Tuesday said renowned space scientist U.R. Rao had been inducted into its Hall of Fame for his contribution to development of India's space technology.

New tool measures mobile apps' energy efficiency
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New tool measures mobile apps' energy efficiency

A Swedish scientist has developed a new tool that measures and calculates how much energy is consumed by gadgets when connecting to the internet to use apps and games, a media report said.

Indian-American scientist discovers 10 new lupus genes
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Indian-American scientist discovers 10 new lupus genes

An international team led by an Indian-American scientist has identified 10 new genes associated with the autoimmune disease lupus.

Scientist PM Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan, says religion should not enter politics
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Scientist PM Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan, says religion should not enter politics

P.M. Bhargava on Thursday said he will return his Padma Bhushan award in protest against the "growing intolerance in the country".

In major breakthrough, scientists find signs of liquid water on Mars
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In major breakthrough, scientists find signs of liquid water on Mars

Curious lines running down slopes on the Martian surface may be streaks of super-salty brine, said the latest findings on Monday in the scientific quest for extra-terrestrial liquid water, a prerequisite for life.

Seven quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam that continue to inspire us
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Seven quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam that continue to inspire us

Recipient of three of India’s highest civilian awards – Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, and Bharat Ratna, APJ Abdul Kalam, the former president of India, was everything that India could ever be proud of.

When failure occurs, a leader should humbly accept it: Here are APJ Abdul Kalam's most memorable speeches
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When failure occurs, a leader should humbly accept it: Here are APJ Abdul Kalam's most memorable speeches

Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, is known as the father of the country's military missile program, died on Monday after collapsing while delivering a lecture at IIM in Shillong

Eminent scientist, administrator, educationist: Ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam dies at 83
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Eminent scientist, administrator, educationist: Ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam dies at 83

Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, known as the father of the country's military missile program, died on Monday after collapsing while delivering a lecture, a top state official said. He was 83.

'Women are distraction in labs': Nobel winner Tim Hunt's sexist remarks land him in trouble
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'Women are distraction in labs': Nobel winner Tim Hunt's sexist remarks land him in trouble

Nobel Prize winning British scientist Tim Hunt's sexist comments, saying that women in a science lab are a distraction, have sparked outrage resulting in him apologizing and stepping down as professor.

Man behind indigenous airborne early warning system is new DRDO chief: All you need to know about S Christopher
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Man behind indigenous airborne early warning system is new DRDO chief: All you need to know about S Christopher

Radar specialist S Christopher took charge as the new director general of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and its secretary on Friday morning.