Polystoechotes punctate, which was thought to be extinct in the eastern United States, was rediscovered in 2012 after more than 5 decades. The giant Jurassic-era insect was found in Arkansas. Jurassic Era occurred some 201.4 million years ago. There is ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Recently, a woman died in United States due to infection of tick-borne Powassan virus. She was in her 90s. She is the second person to test positive for Powassan virus in 2022. What is Powassan virus? Powassan virus is a ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
On January 10, 2022, the US and Russian officials met in Geneva. They are to discuss on several issues including the tensions around Ukraine. Why has the dialogue come up? The US and other western countries are under the fear ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
A new study from US shows that white-tailed deer are being infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19 in humans. Key Points During the study, Antibodies were found in 40% of deer. They were tested in between January to March 2021 across Michigan, Illinois, ..
NASA Scientists and scientists form other universities from Boston to California are aiming to create computer models which can be used with satellite data to learn which parts of their dwindling deltas can be shored up and which deltas are ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Poorna Malavath has conquered the six highest peak in six continents in succession after scaling the highest peak of Antarctica, Mount Vinson Massif on 26th December 2019. Poorna also holds the record for the youngest girl in the world to ..