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Why Women Outlive Men, Sex Cells Explain Female Longevity

Why Women Outlive Men, Sex Cells Explain Female Longevity

Edited by Nikhil Pandey | Thursday June 13, 2024

Researchers found that germ cells impact lifespan differently in male and female killifish, with females experiencing shorter lives without germ cells and males showing improved health.

Mars Craters Named In Honour Of Physicist Devendra Lal And Towns Of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar

Mars Craters Named In Honour Of Physicist Devendra Lal And Towns Of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 12, 2024, Ahmedabad

Three newly discovered craters on Mars, named after physicist Devendra Lal and Indian towns Mursan and Hilsa, were announced by the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL).

NASA Shares Breathtaking Image Of Neptune's South Pole

NASA Shares Breathtaking Image Of Neptune's South Pole

Edited by Anjali Thakur | Wednesday June 12, 2024

NASA aptly described the image, "it curves along the bottom of the image, like a smile. From left to right along the curve, the planet is blue, fading into a pale yellow."

Is Your Brain On The Edge Of A Phase Shift? New Research Suggests A Surprising State Of Matter

Is Your Brain On The Edge Of A Phase Shift? New Research Suggests A Surprising State Of Matter

Edited by Nikhil Pandey | Wednesday June 12, 2024

New research from Northwestern University suggests that the human brain operates near a "critical point," a state of high complexity seen during phase transitions.

Mangalyaan-2 On Mind, Indian Scientists Name Craters On Mars

Mangalyaan-2 On Mind, Indian Scientists Name Craters On Mars

Written by Pallava Bagla | Wednesday June 12, 2024, New Delhi

Scientists from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have been able get some craters named on planet Mars with Indian antecedents.

Double Up On Exercise To Prevent High Blood Pressure Later In Life: Study

Double Up On Exercise To Prevent High Blood Pressure Later In Life: Study

Edited by Nikhil Pandey | Tuesday June 11, 2024

A new study recommends doubling the current exercise guidelines to five hours of moderate-intensity activity per week in young adulthood to prevent high blood pressure later in life.

Human And Machine Merge? Swiss Startup Creates Biocomputer With 16 Mini-Brains

Human And Machine Merge? Swiss Startup Creates Biocomputer With 16 Mini-Brains

Edited by Nikhil Pandey | Tuesday June 11, 2024

With the emergence of a revolutionary biocomputer harnessing the power of living brain cells, the convergence of technology and biology heralds a transformative shift in computing efficiency and environmental impact.

Major US Cities At Risk Of Catastrophic Quake, Warns Study

Major US Cities At Risk Of Catastrophic Quake, Warns Study

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday June 11, 2024

The study of Cascadia Subduction Zone is important because plates like these can witness massive earthquakes that could generate tsunamis 100 feet or more.

Sun's Fury May Fry Satellites, But India Has A Watchful Space Protector

Sun's Fury May Fry Satellites, But India Has A Watchful Space Protector

Written by Pallava Bagla | Monday June 10, 2024, New Delhi

India's maiden space-based solar observatory, Aditya L1 satellite, has recently captured 'solar fury' and now the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has warned that the Sun is moving towards "its solar maximum, giving rise to enhanced activity

ISRO Shares Pics Of Sun's Dynamic Activities, Captured By Aditya-L1

ISRO Shares Pics Of Sun's Dynamic Activities, Captured By Aditya-L1

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Monday June 10, 2024

SoLEXS and HEL1OS, two of the remote sensing payloads on board Aditya-L1, have captured these events between May 8-9. 

Arrokoth, A Distant Red Object In Kuiper Belt, Is Rich In Sugars: Study

Arrokoth, A Distant Red Object In Kuiper Belt, Is Rich In Sugars: Study

Edited by Ritu Singh | Monday June 10, 2024

Researchers found that Arrokoth has a distinctive reddish colour, which is linked to the presence of complex organic molecules.

Mysterious Hole On Mars Could Shelter Humans During Crewed Mission

Mysterious Hole On Mars Could Shelter Humans During Crewed Mission

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Sunday June 09, 2024

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has captured a mysterious hole on Mars. This pit on the flank of an ancient volcano is a few meters across and was originally discovered on August 15 2022, reported Space.com.

A 90-Foot Asteroid, Travelling At 29,961 kmph, Will Zoom Past Earth Today

A 90-Foot Asteroid, Travelling At 29,961 kmph, Will Zoom Past Earth Today

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Saturday June 08, 2024

A 99-foot wide asteroid, named 2024 KA1, will fly close to Earth on Saturday. This celestial visitor is travelling at a speed of 29,961 kmph, and will make its closest approach to Earth at 16:36 IST.

Scientists Stunned By Bizarre New Species In Ocean's Darkest Depths

Scientists Stunned By Bizarre New Species In Ocean's Darkest Depths

Edited by Nikhil Pandey | Friday June 07, 2024

This region, characterized by its abyssopelagic depths, has long remained a mystery to scientists, with only a fraction of its vast biodiversity documented.

Watch: Indian-Origin Astronaut Sunita Williams Dances On Her Arrival At Space Station

Watch: Indian-Origin Astronaut Sunita Williams Dances On Her Arrival At Space Station

Reported by Pallava Bagla, Edited by Pushkar Tiwari | Friday June 07, 2024, New Delhi

The Boeing Starliner with Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams and her crewmate Butch Wilmore on Thursday safely docked with the International Space Station (ISS).

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