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Women directly handle natural resources, important to view climate crisis through a gendered lens
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Women directly handle natural resources, important to view climate crisis through a gendered lens

Women are affected are they are excluded from decision-making roles in water management and irrigation.

'Ghost particle' spotted in 2019 traced to shredded star by neutrino observatory in Antarctica
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'Ghost particle' spotted in 2019 traced to shredded star by neutrino observatory in Antarctica

The high-energy neutrino was shot out across the cosmos, travelling over 700 million light-years to an observatory below the South Pole.

Doomsday clock stops at 100 secs to midnight to shine light on climate emergency
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Doomsday clock stops at 100 secs to midnight to shine light on climate emergency

Created in 1947, the clock moved to 100 seconds to midnight in January of last year — the closest to midnight it has been in its history.

Scientists detect 'resonant hum’ permeating the universe from gravitational wave data
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Scientists detect 'resonant hum’ permeating the universe from gravitational wave data

Study authors suspect the low-frequency signal might be coming from gravitational waves, which serves an indicator of cosmic activity.

India develops a way for scientists to spend almost16 hours underwater, go beyond three km: Harsh Vardhan
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India develops a way for scientists to spend almost16 hours underwater, go beyond three km: Harsh Vardhan

'Sagar Avneshika' can accommodate about 15-20 scientists for research purposes and has laboratories similar to research vessel 'Sagar Thara'.

After collapse of Arecibo Observatory, China allows international scientists to use its space telescope
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After collapse of Arecibo Observatory, China allows international scientists to use its space telescope

The data being collected by FAST should allow for a better understanding of the origins of the universe — and aid in the search for alien life.

Repair work for Arecibo telescope too dangerous, will be dismantled after 57 years of service
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Repair work for Arecibo telescope too dangerous, will be dismantled after 57 years of service

The telescope is one of the largest in the world and has been a tool for many astronomical discoveries.

NASA's TESS completes its two year primary mission; begins extended journey
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NASA's TESS completes its two year primary mission; begins extended journey

TESS had spotted 66 confirmed exoplanets during the primary mission and there are over 2100 celestial bodies.

Urgent changes to farming practices are needed to rescue biodiversity, scientists say
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Urgent changes to farming practices are needed to rescue biodiversity, scientists say

The farming industry occupies a third of the world's landmass, and poses a threat to 62 percent of species considered endangered.

Researchers debate if infecting people on purpose to test Coronavirus vaccines is ethical
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Researchers debate if infecting people on purpose to test Coronavirus vaccines is ethical

Human challenge trials have been used to test other vaccines but there were rescue medicines to cure those who got sick. There is no cure for COVID-19.

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.

New source of fast radio bursts with periodic, cyclical pattern catalogued by astronomers
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New source of fast radio bursts with periodic, cyclical pattern catalogued by astronomers

The FRB in question reports like clockwork, in one of the most definitive patterns seen from a source of these flashes.

CPCB Recruitment 2020: Pollution control board notifies opening for 48 posts for scientists, technicians; online application to start from 5 May
India

CPCB Recruitment 2020: Pollution control board notifies opening for 48 posts for scientists, technicians; online application to start from 5 May

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has notified for direct recruitment to 48 vacancies in various posts. The CPCB recruitment 2020 online application will commence from 5 May

Scientists are still searching for a name for the novel coronavirus that started in Wuhan
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Scientists are still searching for a name for the novel coronavirus that started in Wuhan

“Wuhan virus is very catchy — no pun intended,” said Dr Howard Markel, a medical historian. “It’s a very contagious name.”

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.

Scientists take to the stage and make science relatable to the general public
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Scientists take to the stage and make science relatable to the general public

A research poll showed that the scientific community is the second most trusted institution in the US after the military,

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

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

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.

Science is deeply imaginative: Why is this treated as a closely guarded secret?
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Science is deeply imaginative: Why is this treated as a closely guarded secret?

Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."

Several living organisms are neither animals nor plants, defy traditional ways of classification
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Several living organisms are neither animals nor plants, defy traditional ways of classification

Mesodinium chamaeleon, a strange green creature found in Denmark that lives at the bottom of the sea, is causing researchers to rethink traditional ways of classifying living organisms.