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Indian Scientists detect ionized Fluorine in Extreme Helium stars for the first time

The Extreme Helium Stars are low-mass super giants and are devoid of hydrogen. So far, around 21 helium stars have been detected. The scientists at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics have determined Fluorine in Extreme Helium stars for the first time. Highlights The chemical peculiarities of the Extreme Helium stars challenge evolution of stars. However, ..

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GoI: No plans to extend 21-days of Lock Down; Science behind 21-day Lock Down

On March 30, 2020, the Government of India clarified that it had no plans to extend the 21 day lock down that was begun on March 25, 2020. The announcement comes to clarify rumours and fake news about extension of 21 day lock down  Why the 21-days Lock Down? There are rich scientific data behind ..

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IIIT Hyderabad create first ever Indian Brain Atlas

Researchers at International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-H), Hyderabad, have created the first-ever Indian Brain Atlas referred to as IBA 100. The research has been published in a peer-reviewed journal– Neurology India. The Indian human brain atlas construction was undertaken by team of IIITH researchers was led by Jayanthi Sivaswamy from Centre for Visual Information ..

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Research & Development in India

The University Grants Commission has taken note of several past instances of Indians resorting to publishing their research work by unethical methods and has decided to take strong steps and impose stiff penalties to deter such activities. What has happened? Unfortunately, Indian authors are among those who have the most number of their papers retracted. ..

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India and China agree roadmap for addressing Trade Imbalance

The eleventh session of the China-India joint-group on Economic Relations, Trade, Science & Technology was held in New Delhi. The session was co-chaired by Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Suresh Prabhu and China’s Minister of Commerce Mr. Zhong Shan. Key Outcomes of meeting Both countries reaffirmed and reiterated their commitments to promote balanced and ..

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