Woman implanted with 3D-printed ear made from her own cells (Photo: Microtia-Congenital Ear Institute and 3DBio Therapeutics Via IANS)

Woman implanted with 3D-printed ear made from her own cells

San Francisco | A 20-year-old woman has become the first in the world to get a human ear implant with a 3D-printed technology that uses her own cells. The AuriNovo implant, developed by 3DBio Therapeutics (3DBio) — a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company — is a patient-specific, living tissue implant created using 3D-bioprinting technology. The implant is […]

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NASA scientists crack 60-yr-old mystery of explosions on Sun

Washington | Scientists at NASA have developed a theory that explains how explosions occur on the Sun, and help better predict geomagnetic storms and solar flares that can impact Earth. An explosive process called magnetic reconnection triggers solar flares, which can, in just minutes, release enough energy to power the whole world for 20,000 years. Scientists […]

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Health research budget insufficient to meet existing, future challenges: Parliamentary panel

New Delhi | The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare in its report has said that the increase in the health research budget year on year is very meagre and is not commensurate with the tasks DHR-ICMR are entrusted to deal with. The allocated budget is grossly insufficient to meet the existing and future […]

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NASA confirms existence of over 5,000 planets outside our solar system

Washington | US space agency NASA has confirmed that more than 5,000 exoplanets, or planets that orbits a star outside the solar system, exist beyond our solar system. The planetary odometer turned on March 21, with the latest batch of 65 exoplanets – planets outside our immediate solar family – added to the NASA Exoplanet Archive. […]

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Several hundred crores loss, as cryogenic engine didn’t fire: ISRO

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | Indian space programme suffered a serious setback on Thursday as its GSLV-F10 rocket failed midway in its mission of putting into orbit the Geo-Imaging Satellite-1 (GISAT-1). The rocket’s cryogenic engine did not fire up to complete the mission, said the Indian space agency. Along with the rocket, the 2,268 kg GISAT-1/EOS-03 communication […]

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Rapid Covid test accuracy may be lower than thought: Study

London: The accuracy of a rapid finger-prick antibody test for SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19 infection, may be considerably lower than previously suggested, say researchers. The results, published in the journal The BMJ, suggest that if 10 people of people given the test had previously been infected, around one in five positive test results would […]

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India’s one more eye in sky, radar imaging satellite and 9 foreign satellites launched

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India on Saturday successfully placed into orbit one more eye in the sky — a radar imaging earth observation satellite EOS-01 (formerly RISAT-2BR2) — and nine other foreign satellites in a text book style. India’s new earth observation satellite up in the sky will send good clarity images which will be used for […]