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NBRI Namoh 108

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh unveiled the unique “Namoh 108” lotus flower variety, developed by CSIR-NBRI, with 108 petals. This novel flower blends religious significance with scientific achievement, symbolizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tenure. The lotus, flowering from March to ..

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Demon Particle

A groundbreaking discovery of a unique ‘demon particle’ with potential implications for superconductors has been made by researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The particle, first predicted by physicist David Pines nearly 70 years ago, was identified within the ..

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Breakthrough Method Converts Human Skin Cells into Pluripotent Stem Cells

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati and Christian Medical College, Vellore, have successfully developed a technique to transform regular human skin cells into pluripotent stem cells, known as Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs). Unlike conventional methods that ..

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New Genetic Insights from Ötzi

The latest research on Ötzi, the Neolithic Iceman, has yielded unexpected insights into his genetic heritage. A high-coverage genome was created for Ötzi, leading to a revised understanding of his characteristics. The study, published in the journal Cell Genomics, revealed ..

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Agnibaan SOrTeD

Agnikul Cosmos, an Indian aerospace firm, is poised to achieve a significant milestone by becoming the country’s first private entity to design, develop, and launch a liquid-fueled rocket. Known as ‘Agnibaan SOrTeD’ (SubOrbital Technological Demonstrator), the maiden rocket is set ..

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Link between PM2.5 Air Pollution and Antibiotic Resistance

A recent study released in the Lancet Planetary Health has exposed a troubling association between airborne fine particulate matter (PM2.5) pollution and the development of antibiotic resistance. The research marks the first-ever global estimation of antibiotic resistance’s impact due to ..

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