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India hosts world’s oldest algae fossil

Indian Scientists have uncovered a pair of 1.6 billion-year-old fossils that appear to contain red algae. It may be the oldest plant-like life discovered on Earth. Until now, the oldest known red algae was 1.2 billion years old. The discovery was published in the journal PLOS Biology. Key Facts The material structurally resembles red algae ..

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Supercomputer Param Kanchenjunga unveiled at NIT Sikkim

Supercomputer Param Kanchenjunga was unveiled at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim. It has been named after Kangchenjunga mountain (8,586 m), the third highest mountain in the world which lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim. It was formally unveiled by Sikkim Governor Shrinvas Patil at the NIT Sikkim campus at Ravangla in South ..

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