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 2018-06-12 07:25 

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Diabetes treatment gets boost from 'surgery in a pill': Study...

Despite dramatic improvements in quality of life and diabetes remission, the number of patients who pursue surgery remains relatively low...

 2018-06-11 17:33 

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Scientists develop technology to recycle vaporised water from power plants for drinking needs...

The MIT researchers, who had started improving the efficiency of fog collectors by using electric forces, ended up developing a system which could help recover water that was lost in plumes of cooling towers of power plants...

 2018-06-11 12:04 

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Star system with three Earth-sized planets discovered...

The existence of two new planetary systems has been detected from the eclipses they produce in the stellar light of their respective stars...

 2018-06-05 11:38 

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Chinese scientists discover gene associated with prostate cancer...

The research reveals that PCSEAT is overexpressed in prostate cancer patients, indicating that PCSEAT may be a potential therapeutic target...

 2018-06-03 16:49 

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Boosting self-destruction of cells can help us live longer: Study...

Autophagy is body's natural mechanism for self-destruction of cells, which is critical for human survival, as it helps the body get rid of unwanted or toxic substances...

 2018-06-01 10:58 

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Scientists hunt down genes behind the big human brain...

These genes appeared between 3, 4 million years ago, just prior to a period when the fossil record demonstrates a dramatic brain enlargement in ancestral species in the human lineage, researchers said...

 2018-05-29 19:20 

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Is India ready for zoonotic diseases like Nipah?...

Controlling and preventing zoonotic diseases like Nipah in a country like India is challenging because of a huge human population and its frequent interactions with animals...

 2018-05-28 16:43 

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Monsoon keeps Kerala agog, except the weatherman...

Indian monsoon is too big a beast to be left alone for a local supervisor to manage, and the operations now are more or less centralized in Delhi, says R.R. Kelkar, former director general of IMD...

 2018-05-28 06:42 

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Hidden mountain ranges discovered under Antarctica ice...

The team, led by researchers from Northumbria University in the UK, has mapped for the first time three vast, subglacial valleys in West Antarctica...

 2018-05-24 09:50 

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Nasa Curiosity rover drilling Mars rocks again...

Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover tested percussive drilling this past weekend, penetrating about two inches into a target called 'Duluth'...

 2018-05-24 09:02 

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Fossil skull from Utah sheds light on primitive mammal group...

Scientists described the cranium of a small primitive Cretaceous Period mammal called Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch, about the size of a small hare, that lived 130 million years ago...

 2018-05-23 16:34 

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RBSE 12 result 2018: Science, Commerce results declared at rajresults.nic.in, rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in...

The RBSE Class 12 results for Science and Commerce students have been declared and now available at rajresults.nic.in, rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in...

 2018-05-23 09:43 

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Karnataka reports suspected cases of rare Nipah virus, fanning fears of spread...

Health officials are checking if Nipah virus has spread to Karnataka after two suspected cases reported in southern part, as the death toll in Kerala rises to 11...

 2018-05-23 06:58 

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What is Nipah virus and how is it transmitted?...

Authorities have issued high alert across India after an outbreak of the Nipah virus infection in Kerala. The virus has claimed around 10 lives in the state over the past two weeks...

 2018-05-22 07:45 

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Third outbreak of Nipah Virus in India since 2001. What are the reasons?...

Rapid urbanization and climate change have caused humans and animals, including bats, to come in contact more frequently, leading to outbreaks of Nipah Virus encephalitis...

 2018-05-21 09:54 

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China launches satellite to explore dark side of Moon...

Named Queqiao, the 400-kg satellite was carried by a Long March-4C rocket that blasted off at 5:28am from southwest China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center...

 2018-05-21 05:41 

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Kerala on high alert as 'Nipah' virus claims 3 lives in Kozhikode...

Health minister J. P. Nadda has directed NCDC to visit Kerala's Kozhikode district to assist the state govt in the wake of death of three people due to Nipah virus...

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