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  • A rare group of ants Protanilla is a genus of subterranean ants in the subfamily Leptanillinae

    New species of rare ants 'Protanilla' discovered in Goa

    July 22, 2020 9:54 IST

    A new species of rare ants has been discovered in Goa's Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary. The new species has been named Vaibhav's Protanilla, after professor Vaibhav Chindarkar who is the head of the zoology department at the Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sakhali.

  • Over 37 active volcanoes discovered on Venus

    Over 37 active volcanoes discovered on Venus

    July 21, 2020 11:51 IST

    Scientists have discovered as many as 37 volcanic structures on Venus that appear to be still active today. This discovery has refuted the fact that Venus is a dormant planet.

  • Two examples of the 'offspring' of the Russian Sturgeon and American Paddlefish. Some of the survivi

    Scientists 'accidentally' create new species of fish called sturddlefish

    July 21, 2020 9:08 IST

    Hungarian scientists have accidentally created a new species of fish called sturddlefish in a lab by breeding two prehistoric endangered creatures.

  • Jubilant Life Science gets nod for emergency use of Remdesivir

    Jubilant Life Science gets nod for emergency use of Remdesivir

    India | July 20, 2020 21:45 IST

    Noida-headquartered Jubilant Life Science has reportedly received permission to manufacture Remdesivir for emergency use with same conditions as given to other companies like Hetero, Cipla and Mylan.

  • The moon was formed from a magma ocean that took up to 200 million years to solidify

    Actual age of Moon revealed!! Read on to find out

    July 20, 2020 10:41 IST

    According to a new study, the moon was formed from a magma ocean that took up to 200 million years to solidify. This points out to the fact that the moon finished forming about 4.425 billion years ago, or 100 million years later than previously thought. 

  • UAE launches its first mission 'Hope' to Mars

    UAE launches its first mission 'Hope' to Mars

    July 20, 2020 7:54 IST

    UAE has launched its first mission to Mars on Sunday. It is an orbiter launched via Japanese rocket that will study the planet's weather.  The H-2A rocket lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan at 5:58 p.m. Eastern.

  • NASA postpones launch of James Webb Space Telescope to October 2021

    NASA postpones launch of James Webb Space Telescope to October 2021

    July 19, 2020 9:01 IST

    Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its drastic effects on the normal lives, NASA has pushed back the target for the launch of its next great space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, from March 2021 to October 2021.

  • The ultra-black Pacific blackdragon (Idiacanthus antrostomus), the second-blackest fish studied by t

    Ultra-black fishes in darkest parts of ocean found. Check these terrifying photos

    July 18, 2020 10:47 IST

    Scientists have discovered one of the blackest materials on Earth. This material reflects less than 0.5 of the light that hits it and surprisingly this blackest material is present on the skin of deep-sea fish that use their blackness as camouflage from predators.

  • Massive asteroid bigger than the London eye approaching Earth

    Massive asteroid bigger than the London eye approaching Earth

    July 17, 2020 9:38 IST

    A massive asteroid which is larger than the famous London Eye will be approaching the Earth in just a couple of days. Meanwhile, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has issued a warning for the world over this 'hazardous asteroid'. 

  • The space station is the third brightest object in the sky after the sun and moon.

    International Space Station spotted from THESE cities. Check details

    July 16, 2020 9:43 IST

    The International Space Station passed some 400 kilometers over Gujarat on Tuesday night, giving people, especially in Ahmedabad and Rajkot, a glimpse of the space technology marvel. The space station is the third brightest object in the sky after the sun and moon.

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    NASA, ESA set to release first images from Solar Orbiter Mission

    July 14, 2020 9:33 IST

    Following the February 9 launch, the Solar Orbiter had made its first close pass of the Sun in mid-June. The mission had turned on all 10 of its instruments together for the first time. This flyby captured the closest images ever taken of the Sun. 

  • A 'monster' star that was over 2 million times brighter than the sun disappeared in 2019.

    Star brighter than sun disappears. Find out how

    July 14, 2020 8:48 IST

    A 'monster' star that was over 2 million times brighter than the sun disappeared in 2019. A study published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society has included shocking information about the star.

  • Hubble captures photos of 'fluffy' galaxy

    Hubble captures photos of 'fluffy' galaxy. Check details

    July 13, 2020 12:28 IST

    Hubble space telescope has captured the mesmerizing 'fluffy' galaxy called NGC 2775, which is located 67 million light-years. The spiral pattern shown by the galaxy in this image is striking because of its delicate, feathery nature.

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    NASA set to reveal mysteries of Venus through VERITAS mission

    July 13, 2020 11:36 IST

    NASA is all set to reveal the mysteries of Earth's twin planet - Venus. The American space agency has revealed some details about its new mission 'VERITAS ' and has said it plans to launch the same in 2026, together with its partners – the French Space agency, the Germany Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency. 

  • Experts from Harvard College in partnership with the Black Hole initiative have raised the possibili

    Planet 9 may be a 'primordial' black hole. Find out

    July 13, 2020 10:31 IST

    Experts from Harvard College in partnership with the Black Hole initiative have raised the possibility that the orbital evidence for Planet 9 could be the result of a missing link in the decades-long puzzle of dark matter.

  • The map which was released on June 19, is based on data from the first full scan of the sky made by

    e-ROSITA X-ray telescope map of space revealed

    July 12, 2020 13:34 IST

    e-ROSITA X-ray telescope has revealed a new map of the entire sky. The map which was released on June 19, is based on data from the first full scan of the sky made by the telescope which was launched in July 2019. 

  • New experiment show drug-combination can boost checkpoint therapies in deadly cancers

    New experiment show drug-combination can boost checkpoint therapies in deadly cancers

    July 12, 2020 12:37 IST

    A recent experiment in mice suggested that immune checkpoint therapies can get a boost if combined with other drugs targeting myeloid-derived suppressor cells, or MDSCs. These cells reach unusually high levels in people with cancer. Checkpoint therapies have helped thousands of people with some incurable cancers

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    Mysterious, never seen before 'odd radio circles' spotted in space, say researchers

    July 10, 2020 13:19 IST

    An unexpected class of astronomical objects in space has been spotted by a team of researchers, led by astrophysicist Ray Norris of Western Sydney University in Australia. According to the researchers, the objects are unlike anything seen before and were spotted with the help of Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder telescope, out of which three of them have bright rings around the circular object. 

  • The scientists analysed data from Yutu 2's panoramic and hazard avoidance cameras and conclueded tha

    Mysterious, gel-like subtance on Moon identified

    July 09, 2020 10:16 IST

    Chinese scientists identified a curious substance that was found on the moon and generated widespread interest after it was discovered by the Yutu-2 rover in 2019.

  • RBSE Board Exams 2020: Rajasthan 12th Science Result 2020 declared.

    RBSE Result 2020: Rajasthan 12th Science Result 2020 DECLARED! Direct link to download

    Exam Results | July 08, 2020 16:26 IST

    RBSE Rajasthan 12th Science Result 2020 Declared: The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE), Ajmer has announced the Rajasthan board Class 12 Science Result 2020 today (July 8). Students who had appeared for the RBSE Board exam 2020 should note that the RBSE 12th Result 2020 has been released on the official websites-- rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in, rajresults.nic.in.