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World Asthma Day: Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai Worst Affected, says HEAL Survey

With new India’s rush for modern infrastructure, the scope for pollution has hit the peak in cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore to cite a few and so is the effect n air pollution that is directly affecting the lungs of people. Physicians have been cautioning the rise respiratory diseases like asthma, bronchitis, skin diseases and skin allergies as ...

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NASA, USGS Breakthrough on Early Earthquake Warning by Smartphones

Smartphones and tablets can give early warning on large earthquakes in areas where highly technical and more expensive systems are not in place, said a new research. The study, led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), found that the sensors in smartphones could be used to build earthquake warning systems, though less accurate than conventional systems. The GPS ...

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