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How Chandrayaan-1 will help compile a 3D atlas
Depression linked to premature births
Pregnant women with symptoms of depression are at increased risk for premature delivery, a new study has found. The report, published online in Human Reproduction, used a 20-question depression scale to interview 791 ...
Major archaeological find in northern Israel
A tortoise, one of 50 discovered in a grave where the 12,000-old skeleton of a female shaman was found. Body parts of other animals were also found at the excavation site in northern Israel. ...
Hubble beaming images back to earth again
This photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, shows a pair of gravitationally interacting galaxies. The telescope is working again, after a one-month breakdown caused by a glitch in its data-handling unit. ...
500-year-old frozen mummy on display
This 500-year-old mummy of a seven-year old Inca child is on display at a museum in the NW province of Salta, some 1500 km of Buenos Aires. The find was made on the Llullaillaco volcano in the Argentine Andes. ...
Nasa craft reveals 30 per cent of Mercury
This NASA image shows craters on the surface of the planet Mercury. NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft made its second successful fly-by of the year of Mercury revealing like never before 30 per cent of the planet. ...
Electricity generated by dance movement
Movement on the dance floor at Club Watt in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, generates electricity used in the light show. Watt has also rainwater-fed toilets. Its heat is harvested from the bands’ musical equipment. ...
Hospital bed with embedded sensors
A hospital bed, which uses embedded sensors to monitor vital functions such as breathing, at the FusionWorld exhibition in Singapore. The gallery showcases diverse technologies ranging from data storage to manufacturing. ...
The ability to download books for free or a fee
Multiple e-readers are heralding a new digital era for the book business
Jackfruit offers vast potential for raising farm income
Value addition is important for the development of rural economy
ICRISAT advocates rescue plan for dryland farmers
Working over decades with poor farmers in the drylands of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, ICRISAT believes that it is essential to strengthen the resource base and incomes of the poor farmers.
Is it true that the milk and dung of goats can also be used to make manure for crops? S. Saroj Patil Himachal PradeshThe milk, dung and urine of a goat have the same value as those of a cow, and the ...
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