Cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive: study

Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival, and controlling this mechanism could stop progress of the deadly disease, Oxford scientists suggest. Science News – Times of India  More...

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By admin On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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K Kasturirangan heads panel on National Education Policy

The HRD ministry has appointed a new nine-member panel, headed by space scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, to work on a New Education Policy. The new panel is expected to recast India’s education policy. More...

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SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California. The new satellites also carry payloads for joint-venture Aerion’s space-based, real-time tracking and surveillance of aircraft More...

By admin On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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NASA’s CHESS rocket to study interstellar clouds

NASA is launching a new CHESS sounding rocket on June 27. It will study vast interstellar clouds to understand more about the earliest stages of star formation. CHESS – short for the Colorado High-resolution More...

By admin On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Mystery behind ‘bright nights’ solved

Scientists have solved a centuries-old mystery of “bright nights” – an unusual glow that appears in the sky after dark and lets observers see distant mountains, read a newspaper or check their More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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NASA tests flexible solar array on space station

NASA will be testing the effectiveness of a flexible solar array on space station that could one day power satellites and spacecraft.The Roll-Out Solar Array has the potential to make solar arrays more compact and More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Why some airplanes don’t fly in hot weather

Airplanes find it harder to take off and land in hot weather. Hotter air gets thin, making it harder to take off and land safely, mostly for smaller jets. That’s what has kept some planes grounded in Phoenix More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Delhi HC to examine scrapping of answersheets’ re-evaluation by CBSE

The Delhi High Court has remarked that the Central Board of Secondary Education’s examiners would also make mistakes or errors in totalling of marks and evaluation. In the wake of several petitions being moved More...

By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Amid allegations of “faulty evaluation process” adopted for class XII exams, the CBSE on 79 clarified that it has received requests for verification of marks from only 2.47 per cent of the students. More...

By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Our Sun was likely born with a twin star: Study

Our Sun likely had a twin when it came into existence 4.5 billion years ago, say scientists who found that every star in the universe is born with a companion. The Sun’s sibling most likely escaped and mixed More...