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GolDN: IIT Bombay Develops Equipment for Plastic Waste Recycling

Researchers at IIT Bombay have developed an instrument named GolDN for mechanically recycling waste plastic polymers through melt-mixing. This indigenous single screw extruder can manufacture composites from thermoplastic waste that can be molded into materials like paver blocks, tiles and ..

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NSIL Picks SpaceX to Launch ISRO Satellite GSAT-20

On January 3rd, NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) announced it has contracted American firm SpaceX to launch an Indian communication satellite aboard the Falcon 9 rocket. NSIL is the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). This will be ..

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India Joins Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO)

India has formally signed up for the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) – an ambitious multinational initiative to build the world’s largest radio telescope spanning over a square kilometer. What is the SKAO? The SKAO is not one instrument but ..

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Three New-to-Science Frogs Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

Scientists have reported three new frog species belonging to new genera from Arunachal Pradesh’s Namdapha-Kamlang protected area network along the Myanmar border. The finds highlight the significance of exploring unique habitats. Key Discovery Details The new frog species discovered are: ..

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Indian Scientists Develop Eco-Friendly Solar Cell Material

Indian researchers have created a novel solar harvesting material that substitutes toxic lead with greener magnesium. This marks an important breakthrough for affordable and sustainable photovoltaics. The Promise and Perils of Perovskite Perovskite solar cells have shown tremendous efficiency promises ..

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Scientists Decode Unique Endangered Fish Genome

Scientists have for the first time sequenced the mitochondrial DNA of the Brahmanakenda fish found solely in Kerala’s Periyar Tiger Reserve. The breakthrough offers insights to protect this critically endangered species. Introducing Lepidopygopsis typus Lepidopygopsis typus, locally dubbed Brahmanakenda, is ..

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