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Gangaram hospitals first IVF from parents with translocation defects

New Delhi Feb 13 A hospital here has emerged as the first medical institution in India to successfully perform in vitro fertilization (IVF) from parents with translocation defects.

Lok Sabha passes NIT Bill, Javadekar pledges quality education for all

New Delhi, July 21 The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 with the new HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar asserting that the NDA government is committed to ensure quality education for all.

Monitor progress often to hike chances of success

London Oct 29 Whether you are trying to lose weight or quit smoking the more frequently you monitor progress the greater the chances of attaining your goal suggests new research.

Drones helping scientists collect high-resolution data

New York Feb 13 Earth and environmental scientists are relying on affordable advanced technological drones to conduct long-term high-resolution experiments at a much lower cost than using aircrafts or satellites.

Smartphone app makes solar panels more effective

Toronto, July 5 A young researcher in Canada has created a smartphone app that helps find out when the solar panels are facing the most effective direction -- making them up to 40 per cent more effective.

First-ever sighting of water ‘snow line’ around young star

New York, July 14 Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimetersubmillimeter Array (ALMA) facility in Chile have reported the first-ever sighting of water snow line around a young star.

Linking terrorism with mental illness impedes prevention efforts

London, Sep 18 An automatic assumption to link terrorist acts with mental illness stigmatises people with mental health problems and impedes prevention efforts, says a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.

NASA explorer decodes interstellar magnetic field

Washington Feb 27 What is out there at the edge of our solar system? Scientists using data from NASAs Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) have pinned down an interstellar magnetic field which lies at the very edge of the giant magnetic bubble surrounding our solar system called the heliosphere.

This game takes you through rough Martian terrain

Washington, Aug 5 As Curiosity marks its fourth anniversary (in Earth years) since landing on Mars, and continues its exploration, gamers can join the fun via a new social media game, Mars Rover.

New technique for early detection of human eye diseases

Kolkata, Dec 27 A software analysis can now highlight the subtle differences between a diseased and healthy retina, a development that shows promise of early detection of diseases of the human eye and could also help design a smart phone-based retinal diagnostic app, researchers say.

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