Ageing brains work differently and rewires our brains
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Ageing brains work differently and rewires our brains

Toronto, Feb 14 (IANS) Pointing to a potentially new direction for age-related cognitive care, scientists have found more evidence that ageing brains work differently than younger brains when…

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NASA starts assembling first pieces of Orion for deep space mission
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NASA starts assembling first pieces of Orion for deep space mission

NASA engineers have welded first two segments of Orion crew module that will fly atop NASA’s Space Launch System. In a small yet significant to send astronauts to…

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‘Molecules’ made of light possible: Researchers
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‘Molecules’ made of light possible: Researchers

New findings hint that weightless particles of light can be joined into a sort of “molecule” with its own peculiar force. Two years ago, collaborators from Harvard University,…

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Half Of The World’s Trees Have Been Wiped Out By Humans
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Half Of The World’s Trees Have Been Wiped Out By Humans

A massive ecological study in the journal Nature, offers the very first data-driven global tree census. According to this, we started out with approximately 3.04 trillion trees- roughly…

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Smart pill that can tell doctors if you haven’t taken it takes major step forward
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Smart pill that can tell doctors if you haven’t taken it takes major step forward

By MARK PRIGG   FDA has agreed to review hi-tech device Sensor is embedded in a schizophrenia medicine called Abilify When it reaches the stomach, sends a signal…

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Wild Inflatable Space Elevator Idea Could Lift People 12 Miles Up
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Wild Inflatable Space Elevator Idea Could Lift People 12 Miles Up

Space enthusiasts and sci-fi fans, rejoice: The space elevator may be one step closer to reality. A Canadian space company was recently awarded a patent for a space…

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Indian innovation: Why we need to look beyond Silicon Valley
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Indian innovation: Why we need to look beyond Silicon Valley

Indian innovation and entrepreneurship suffer because they rely too much on the Silicon Valley model without the Valley’s infrastructure and ethos N.R. Narayana Murthy, in his characteristic honesty,…

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Drones to Control Man-Animal Conflict Around Indian Forests
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Drones to Control Man-Animal Conflict Around Indian Forests

If things go according to plan, drones may soon come to the rescue of those caught in conflict with wild animals. Scientists at the Wildlife Institute of India…

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US Drones Capture Breath Samples From Humpback Whales in Study
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US Drones Capture Breath Samples From Humpback Whales in Study

Researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Cape Cod have begun using a helicopter-style drone to monitor humpback whales off the coast, collecting breath samples from their…

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Robots Being Trialled to Help Improve Classroom Learning in Australia
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Robots Being Trialled to Help Improve Classroom Learning in Australia

Children in two South Australian schools will soon have new classroom companions – robots. For the first time in Australia, research is being conducted into how robots can…

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