ISS Crew of Expedition 42 Return Safely after 6 Months Stay

After spending 6 months onboard International Space Station (ISS), three astronauts returned home safely today, rich with experience and data collected from their space experiments. The NASA Expedition’s crew returned after a 167-day mission at the ISS that included several scientific experiments and spacewalks to prepare the ISS for future arrivals by the US commercial space vehicles. The crew included ...

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GATE 2015 Results Announced, Where to Check?

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) The results for GATE 2015 have been announced as reported and candidates can check their results on the official website of IIT-Kanpur, which is the official host of the exam. the link for which is: To check results, candidates should visit the official website and click on the link for GOAPS. Once it is opened, ...

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Gene-Tinkering Enough to Have Custom Babies with Desired Height, Weight: Study

The future of mankind may change for better or worse with few changes to distinguish them based on color, race or height, a pointer at the prospect of having customised babies. Researchers have identified a key mechanism by which environmental factors influence traits like our height, skin colour, intelligence among others to a key gene. By identifying the gene for ...

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Swine Flu in India Mutating, Dangerous, says MIT Study

The swine flu in India is mutating and turning more dangerous than any other known strain of H1N1, warn scientists from the MIT, including two Indian-origin researchers. Swine flu has killed more than 1,200 people so far in India. The study contradicts previous reports by the government officials that the strain has not changed or mutated from the H1N1 strain ...

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No Ban on Old Vehicles of 15 Years, says Minister

Though the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ordered banning more than 15 years old vehicles in the country, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said it has examined the order and decided to make the certificate of fitness of vehicle mandatory under Section 56 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988, with regular checks. However, the Ministry rejected the recommendation to ...

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Kejriwal Coughing Less, Sugar Levels Better, says JNI Director

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is undergoing treatment at Jindal Naturecare Institute (JNI) in Bangalore since March 6 leaving the Delhi fortress to his followers to settle scores with erstwhile leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, has improved. Unmindful of the rancour in hs Delhi Aam Aadmi Party, Kejriwal has shown improvement with less cough and a fall in ...

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