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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Canada for cooperation in field of S&T

The Union Cabinet approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Canada for cooperation in field of Science & Technology. The MoU was concluded by Department of Science and Technology (DST) with Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada. Salient features The MoU will provide mechanism and help to foster scientific cooperation between Research & ..

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New species of tree frog named Ghatixalus magnus discovered in Western Ghats

Researchers have discovered a new species of tree frog named as Ghatixalus magnus in the Western Ghats in Kadalar High Ranges of Idukki district, Kerala. It was discovered by team of researchers comprising of Robin Abraham and batrachologis Anil Zachariah during their recent exploration in the Western Ghats. The discovery has been published in the ..

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Microsoft launches Edu-Cloud with aim to Make Learning Fun

Information technology giant, Microsoft has launched a cloud computing-based offering Edu-Cloud with an aim to Make Learning Fun. It seeks to enhance digital learning and teaching in schools and higher education institutions in India through virtual learning platforms. Edu-Cloud by with the help of cloud computing technology will create, deliver and manage educational content from ..

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ISRO successfully tests indigenous cryogenic engine with four-tonne capacity

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 28 April 2015 successfully tested an indigenous cryogenic engine. The powerful version of the cryogenic engine was tested successfully at ISRO’s propulsion complex at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. A team headed by Director D Karthikesan had led the testing. This engine will allow launch vehicles to carry ..

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Indian-Origin Scientist Sangeeta Bhatia wins Heinz Award 2015

Sangeeta Bhatia, an Indian-Origin scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has won prestigious Heinz award for year 2015. She had won this award for her work in tissue engineering and disease detection in the Technology, the Economy, and Employment category of the award. Ms Bhatia’s team has developed artificial human microlivers for drug ..

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