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Eradication of Malaria Through Innovative Gene Drive Technology

Abdoulaye Diabate, an African scientist from Burkina Faso, has been awarded the 2023 Falling Walls Prize for Science and Innovation Management for his groundbreaking research on a gene drive technology aimed at eliminating malaria and its carriers, female Anopheles mosquitoes. ..

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Oldest Evidence of Yak Domestication in Bangga

In a groundbreaking discovery, the oldest record of humans domesticating yaks has been found in Bangga, a settlement in the Shannan prefecture of the Tibetan Autonomous Region in China. The study sheds light on the fascinating history of domestication in ..

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Wakayama Soryu: The Blue Dragon of the Pacific

Once upon a time, precisely 72 million years ago, the Pacific seas witnessed the reign of a colossal marine predator – the “blue dragon.” Recently unveiled through research published in the Journal of Systematic Paleontology, this apex predator belonged to ..

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AKTOCYTE Tablets Developed for Radiotherapy Patients

In a significant collaborative effort, scientists from the Department of Atomic Energy and M/s. IDRS Labs Pvt. Ltd. Bengaluru have made strides in improving the quality of life for cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy. Collaborative Effort Experts from renowned institutions such ..

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Demaorchestia: New Marine Amphipod Species

Researchers at Berhampur University, Odisha, have made a noteworthy discovery of a new species of marine amphipod in Chilika lake on the east coast of India. The shrimp-like crustacea, belonging to the genus Demaorchestia, has been named Demaorchestia alanensis after ..

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Oldest Black Hole in Cosmic History

In a groundbreaking discovery, astronomers have detected the oldest black hole ever observed, residing at the heart of the GN-z11 galaxy, dating back over 13 billion years to the dawn of the universe. This cosmic behemoth, with a mass surpassing ..

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