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Scientists create 3D Cardiac Tissues in Vitro for the first time

A revolutionary new method to create a three-dimensional cardiac tissue which beats in a synchronized manner has been perfected, and it could pave the way for better and less toxic treatments. Most heart medications are tested on 2D or 3D in vitro cardiac tissue....

ISRO to launch 104 satellites into space in one go,28-hour countdown begins

ISRO is ready to with its most ambitious launch of a record 104 satellites into space. The 28-hour countdown for the launch of the PSLV-C37/Cartosat2 mission has started. The propellant is being pumped into the rocket. ISRO is relying on the trusted workhorse PSLV...

Audi A4 35TDI unveiled with a price tag of 40.20 lakh ex-showroom Delhi

"Audi A4 35TDI"
German automaker Audi has unveiled its first diesel model Audi A4 35TDI with a price tag of Rs. 40.20 lakh ex-showroom price in Delhi. The Audi A4 is the second model of the fifth-generation Audi 45 range. It is the second high end car...

Government IT expenditure to grow by 9.5%, forecasts Gartner

With the Global IT spending forecasted to grow by 2.7% in 2017, the Domestic IT could increase by 9.5 % at Rs 2.14 lakh crores as per Research Analyst Gartner. The report further adds that IT spending in India will reach $72 billion in...

India’s Idea Cellular reports first-ever crippling losses due to Jio freebies

India's Idea Cellular which is a part of the Aditya Birla House announced on Saturday that its accumulated net losses amounted to of 3.84 billion rupees in its third quarter ending December 31. Last year for the corresponding period it had made a profit...

Peugeot buys the iconic car brand Ambassador for Rs. 80 crores

The iconic Ambassador car from Hindustan Motors has been sold out to French car-maker Peugeot. The car which was symbolic of the power of the high and the mighty including the ruling elite of the nation will no more belong to the country, and...

NASA OSIRIS-REx spacecraft begins the search for elusive Earth Trojans

"NASA trojan asteroid search"
NASA has begun its search for the elusive Earth Trojan Asteroids with its OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft which is speeding towards its goal, Bennu asteroid. The Trojan asteroids are stuck in stable gravity regions known Lagrange points, and it precedes or follows any planet. The OSIRIS-Rex...

Lamborghini Urus SUV production will be unveiled at Shanghai Auto Show in April 2017

"Lamborghini Urus"
It is almost five years since the Lamborghini unveiled its Urus in concept form. The wait will end on April 23, 2017, when the world will see one more performance-focused SUV. The Urus will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show, and it will be...

NASA claims that Earth-like planet Proxima b unlikely to host life

As the search for life beyond Earth continues, the just discovered Earth-sized planet Proxima b is unlikely to hold life despite it being in the habitable zone or the Goldilocks region of its host star. The reason for the planet not holding any possibility...

First intermediate mass black hole found hiding in dense star cluster

Till date scientists have discovered small black hole with the mass of a few suns to super-massive black hole with a mass of millions or billions of suns. Astronomers have found out one more missing links in the cosmos-middle weight black holes which are...

Real story of the frictions between Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, founders

The Infosys tussle could not have come at a worse time. In the middle of a technology transformation where many low-end jobs are being automated and the external scenario grim with US President Donald Trump getting tight on work visas and preference for American...

Scientists uncover gigantic underwater landslide ’30 times the volume of Uluru’ near the Great Barrier Reef

"Scientists uncover gigantic underwater landslide '30 times the volume of Uluru' near the Great Barrier Reef"
A process was started to create a 3D deep sea map of the areas around the Great Barrier Reef. It led to a surprising discovery. The international team of scientists discovered evidence of a cataclysmic underwater landslide in the bygone era. Researchers have uncovered a...

Scientist Find Evidence of two billion years of volcanic activity on Mars

"Volcanic activity on Mars"
A Martian meteorite which was found in Africa is being touted as an evidence of more than two billion years of volcanic activity on Mars. Volcanoes of the Red Planet are many times bigger in comparison to volcanoes on Earth. Take the example of...

Fabled continent Gondwanaland of which India was part of long ago, found under Mauritius

"lost continent"
The Indian mainland was a part of a lost continent which is believed to be lying under Mauritius and is scattered all over the Indian Ocean. The above conclusion is based on the findings that the rocks found on Mauritius are too old to...

Moon Express Obtains permission to mine the Lunar surface

"Moon Express "
The dream of mining metals and valuable ores from the lunar surface becomes more of reality as Moon Express receives authorization to explore the lunar surface. Lunar exploration has been the sole purview of governments of the USA, China, Russia, and Japan. However, today...

Unraveling the thoughts of subjects with completely locked in syndrome

"Unraveling the thoughts of subjects with completely locked in syndrome"
Scientists have developed an interface which can help in deciphering the thoughts of subjects who are paralyzed and unable to talk. The latest interface helped four patients with completely locked in syndrome (A condition where the patients are incapable of moving even their eyes...

Brain Scans of astronauts prove that extended stays in space affect human brain

"Brain Scans of astronauts prove that extended stays in space affect human brain"
Space odysseys are fraught with dangers, and sustained stay in space could have an adverse impact on the health of astronauts. The next big step for humankind will be a journey to Mars, and it is important to know the long-term effects of space...

Fate of Space Tether Mission to collect space debris uncertain

"Japan 'space junk' collector"
Space is a dangerous place and space exploration in the last half century has increased space junk to dangerous levels. Often rocket launches have to be postponed to avoid crashing into unwanted space junk. Space contains more than 100 million pieces of space junk...

ISRO Realigns Mangalyaan Orbit to prevent blackout during eclipse

The Indian space agency ISRO has realigned the orbit of the Mangalyaan to prevent it from losing power during the long duration eclipse. The orbiter is equipped with batteries which are not adequate to provide power for the extended period of eclipse when the...

NASA study reveals that 2016 is the hottest year in recorded history

According to an analysis by the US Space Agency, NASA, the year 2016 was the hottest in recorded history. The Global Average temperature was 0.94 Celsius more than the 20th Century average and .04celsius more than its preceding year 2015.The first 8 months of...

NASA considering Boeing Russian Soyuz Seats to Send Crew to ISS

NASA, facing a severe which is going to turn worse with the Trump administration taking office is considering acquiring two seats aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft to transport crews for its missions in 2017 and 2018 to the ISS. With the drawing of curtains over...

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