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Astronomers discover rare quasers that could determine expansion rate of universe

A group of astronomers have discovered a dozen quasars that have been warped by a naturally occurring cosmic "lens" and split into four similar images. This rare discovery increases the number of known quasars or quads by about 25...

Millet based snacks are making a comeback, thanks to de-huller developed by TNAU & CIAE

A millet de-huller brings fortunes through value-added products in rural Uttarakhand      Dehradun: Millet based cookies are as tasty as any in the market and people are lapping them up, thanks to the use of Multi-feed millet De-huller. The...

ARIES to organise workshop on scientific problems in observational astronomy

New Delhi: A national workshop on ‘Astrophysical jets and observational facilities: National perspective’ is being organized between April 5 to April 9, 2021. The workshop organised by Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), an autonomous institute under the...

New clue how particles self-assemble can pave the way for understanding dynamics in living cells

Can particles which refuse to interact with each other form condensed phases like solids and liquids be brought together? How do particles form these structures without attraction when left on their own? Scientists have now found a clue to determine...

Startups can learn from experience and wisdom: DST Secretary

New Delhi: Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST) emphasized that startups should have good balance between energy and experience at a fireside chat titled ‘Leadership series: Wisdom for Startups from Grownups. “Mentors play a big role,...

Third phase of Indian Beamline for Materials Research in Japan initiated

The third phase of the Indian beamline project, a facility for materials research set up under India-Japan Scientific and Technological Cooperation, was initiated on March 23, 2021, with special focus on industrial application research. The initiation of the third phase...

US India Artificial Intelligence (USIAI) Initiative launched

New Delhi: Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Prof Ashutosh Sharma, emphasised the necessity to scale up the S&T relationship between India and the United States to solve problems of both countries and overcome barriers for growth at the...

DST Secretary encourages young scientists to take risks & do profound science

New Delhi: Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India Professor Ashutosh Sharma encouraged young scientists to do something big to overcome emerging challenges in areas ranging from sustainable development to the rise of intelligent machines at the...

Samsung engineers and DTU students to work on research

New Delhi: The students of Delhi Technological University and engineers from Samsung will be working on innovative and sustainable research projects. Students from B Tech, M Tech and those pursuing PhD would be involved in projects. A senior university official...

Brain Sensor could accelerate Alzheimer’s Precision Medicine

New Delhi: A newly-developed sensor can evaluate transmissions in the brain at both the microscopic and the nanoscopic level, accelerating Alzheimer’s precision medicine, according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry. The new method combines a biological sensor with two...
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Punjab Agricultural University comes up with vegetables of high nutritional value

• Developed two carotene rich cherry tomato varieties called Punjab Sona and Punjab Kesar and two anthocyanin rich brinjal...
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Novavax pushes timeline to hit production

Owing to supply shortages, Novavax has pushed back the timeline to start production with a target of 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses per month....

India’s first floating LNG storage and regasification unit at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in Maharashtra

Ratnagiri: In a first, the JSW Jaigarh Port in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra has received the first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The...

CBSE postpones Class 12 exams, cancels Class X exams

New Delhi: The CBSE has decided to postpone Class 12 exams and cancelled Class 10 exams, the Education Ministry said on Wednesday. The...

Uttarakhand Govt elevates Anand Bardhan IAS to ACS Grade

The Uttarakhand Government has elevated Anand Bardhan, IAS to the Grade of Additional Chief Secretary. An order to this effect was released by the...