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  • An employee disinfects the glass cover of a butcher counter to prevent the spread of the novel coron

    Tests show new coronavirus lives on some surfaces for up to 3 days

    AP | March 12, 2020 6:15 IST

    The new coronavirus can live in the air for several hours and on some surfaces for as long as two to three days, tests by U.S. government and other scientists have found.

  • 'Hubble bubble' hypothesis reveals mystery of universe's expansion

    'Hubble bubble' hypothesis reveals mystery of universe's expansion

    India TV News Desk | March 11, 2020 9:27 IST

    A hypothesis by a theoretical physicist from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) states that "the earth, solar system, entire Milky Way and the few thousand galaxies closest to us move in a vast “bubble” that is 250 million light years in diameter, where the average density of matter is half as large as for the rest of the universe."

  • COVID-19: Scientists may have discovered a way to prevent

    COVID-19: Scientists may have discovered a way to prevent coronavirus spread

    India TV News Desk | March 09, 2020 14:36 IST

    The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) started to spread in late December 2019 at a seafood market in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. At present, there is also no vaccine or treatment available to curb the coronavirus, and scientists suggest that it is still at least a year and a half away.

  • NASA's space-grown lettuce is safe and nutritious as ones

    NASA's space grown lettuce is safe and nutritious as ones on Earth

    PTI | March 08, 2020 10:41 IST

    Researchers have found that the salad crop, red romaine lettuce, grown on board the International Space Station (ISS), is as nutritious as counterparts grown on the Earth, an advance that may help astronauts grow safe, fresh food during space missions.

  • Top 5 female scientists who changed the world 

    Women's Day 2020: Top 5 female scientists who changed the world

    India TV News Desk | March 08, 2020 9:19 IST

    It is not surprising that, like most professions in India, the field of science is very much male-dominated. However, several women, over the years, have made immense contributions to science, and have also inspired others to follow.  

  • Asteroid to make a pass by earth

    Asteroid alert! Giant orb set to make a pass by earth

    India TV News Desk | March 07, 2020 14:40 IST

    As the whole world buckled under the strain of Coronavirus, an asteroid up to 2.5 miles wide is set to pass by the Earth next month, though it'll miss by a wide margin of about 4 million miles.   

  • After the transplant

    Inter-gender hand transplant patient's limb colour soon changes to match hers

    India TV News Desk | March 07, 2020 10:07 IST

    In a first, A hand transplant patient's new hands ended up turning the same colour as the rest of her skin. The doctors stated that this is the first case of the intriguing health phenomenon. 

  • ISS astronauts grow Earth-like fresh lettuce in space

    ISS astronauts grow Earth-like fresh lettuce in space

    IANS | March 07, 2020 9:39 IST

    The astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have managed to successfully cultivate salad crop -- red romaine lettuce -- that is free of disease-causing microbes and safe to eat and is at least as nutritious as Earth-grown plants. 

  • International Space Station astronauts grow Earth-like fresh lettuce in space

    International Space Station astronauts grow Earth-like fresh lettuce in space

    IANS | March 06, 2020 20:55 IST

    The astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have managed to successfully cultivate salad crop -- red romaine lettuce -- that is free of disease-causing microbes and safe to eat, and is at least as nutritious as Earth-grown plants.

  • Scientists observe half billion-year-old 'social network' in early animals

    Scientists observe half billion-year-old 'social network' in early animals

    PTI | March 06, 2020 18:15 IST

    Some of the first animals on the Earth were connected by networks of thread-like filaments which may have been used for nutrition, communication or reproduction, the earliest evidence yet found of life being connected in this way, according to a study.

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    NASA's Curiosity Rover captures high-resolution images of Mars

    India TV News Desk | March 06, 2020 11:02 IST

    The rover's Mast Camera, or Mastcam, relied on its medium-angle lens to also produce a lower-resolution, nearly 650-million-pixel panorama that includes the rover's deck and robotic arm.

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    NASA's next Mars rover officially named 'Perseverance'

    India TV News Desk | March 06, 2020 8:09 IST

    Perseverance is the latest in a long line of Red Planet rovers to be named by school-age children, from Sojourner in 1997 to the Spirit and Opportunity rovers, which landed on Mars in 2004, to Curiosity, which has been exploring Mars since 2012.

  • Low carb diet may prevent, reverse age-related effects in brain: Study

    Low carb diet may prevent, reverse age-related effects in brain: Study

    PTI | March 05, 2020 16:47 IST

    Minimising the consumption of carbohydrates may prevent and reverse age-related effects within the brain, according to a study. 

  • Coronavirus can survive on phone screens for up to 7 days,

    Coronavirus can survive on phone screens for up to 7 days, warn scientists

    India TV News Desk | March 05, 2020 11:04 IST

    Amid massive in the cases of Coronavirus, scientists have warned that COVID-19 can survive on hard surfaces such as phone screens for up to 7 days. The scientists also said that it offers a potential route of infection.

  • Lunar Quest Continues: ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-3 in first half 2021

    Lunar Quest Continues: ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-3 in first half 2021

    India TV News Desk | March 04, 2020 19:18 IST

    India's lunar ambitions are all set to embark on yet another attempt at landing on the moon. Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) has set first half 2021 as the launch date for Chandrayaan-3.

  • GISAT-1 satellite launch postponed

    ISRO postpones launch of top notch imagery satellite GISAT-1 due to technical reasons

    PTI | March 04, 2020 19:08 IST

    India on Wednesday postponed the launch of its latest earth observation satellite "GISAT-1" onboard powerful geosynchronous rocket due to "technical reasons", a day before its scheduled lift-off from the spaceport of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

  • US researchers develop new explanation for destructive quake

    New explanation for destructive earthquakes developed

    IANS | March 04, 2020 7:36 IST

    Drawing from mathematical models that describe the collisions of rocks during landslides and other debris flows, the researchers developed a model that predicts the potential effects of rock collisions in fault zones.

  • NASA accepting applications for aspiring Moon explorers

    NASA accepting applications for aspiring Moon explorers

    AP | March 03, 2020 21:05 IST

    As NASA prepares to send the first woman and next man to the Moon with the Artemis programme, the agency, for the first time in more than four years, has begun accepting applications for future astronauts.

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    Global ocean covered entire Earth 3.2 billion years ago

    IANS | March 03, 2020 20:30 IST

    ​Early Earth, home to some of our planet's first lifeforms, may have been a real-life "waterworld" without a continent in sight- a discovery that can scientists to better understand how and where single-cell organisms first emerged on Earth.  

  • Coronavirus India: Study finds Coronavirus could survive up

    Coronavirus can survive up to 9 DAYS outside body at room temperature: Study

    India TV News Desk | March 03, 2020 13:31 IST

    Amid fear over Coronavirus, researchers say Coronavirus, named COVID-19 could survive on inanimate surfaces for up to nine days at room temperature. Coronavirus is mainly spread from person to person through coughing or sneezing. Contact with fecal matter from an infected person may also transmit the virus.

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