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Designer Baby

A designer baby is a human embryo that has been genetically modified, usually following guidelines set by the parent or scientist, to produce desirable traits. This is done using various methods, such as gene therapy or Pre implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Gene therapy is a technique in which genes are inserted into an individual’s cells ..

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Kovalam to host Asia’s largest startup ecosystem congregation “Huddle Kerala”

Asia’ s largest startup ecosystem congregation “Huddle Kerala” will be held at Kovalam near the Kerala capital ‘Thiruvananthapuram’ from April 6 and 7, 2018 to provide a platform for start-ups to pitch their products and interact with a wide array of technology and industry leaders from around the world. The main focus of Huddle Kerala will ..

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India’s first Hyperloop project to come up in Andhra Pradesh

India’s first Hyperloop project will come up in Andhra Pradesh, which will connect the city centres of Vijayawada and Amaravati. It will supposedly cover the distance of over 35 km only in five minutes. The Andhra Pradesh – Economic Development Board (AP-EDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) for ..

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CSIR Pune organisation developed an artificial leaf to create fuel from sunlight

The researchers at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-National Chemical Laboratory in Pune have developed an artificial leaf that absorbs sunlight to generate hydrogen fuel from water, an advance that may provide clean energy for powering eco-friendly cars in the future. The device consists of semiconductors stacked in a manner to simulate the ..

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World’s first solar road opens in France

World’s first solar powered road was installed in a small town of France known as Normandy. The 1 Km stretch road was built at the cost of €5 million ($5.2 million) in a bid to run the local streetlights. The road has 2,800 square meters of solar panels and is coated with a protective coating ..

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