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India’s first private rocket, built by startup Skyroot, successfully launched by ISRO

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | India’s rocket startup Skyroot Aerospace on Friday successfully began its space journey with its rocket Vikram-S and wrote a new chapter in the country’s space history pages. Weighing 545 kg, the six-metre-long rocket on a sub-orbital mission carried three payloads from Space Kidz India, Bazoomq Armenia, and N-Space Tech India. The rocket […]

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Monkeypox risk higher in children aged 8 or younger: Researchers

London | Children aged 8 years or younger should be considered a group at high risk for more severe monkeypox disease, researchers report. Few children are affected by monkeypox so far but risks are higher in children aged 8 or younger, according to the study published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Despite the low reported […]

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. […]