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Indian scientists clone near-extinct wild buffalo

By N.B. Nair Scientists at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI)  based in Karnal have successfully cloned a critically endangered wild buffalo found in Chhattisgarh. Only one female Asiatic wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) survives in Chhattisgarh’s Udanti-Sitanadi tiger reserve and forest officials have confined it in semi-captivity. NDRI scientists conducted a biopsy on its ear tissue and took it ...

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Ancient Science in Mythology Baffles Modern Day Indians

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi blended mythology with ancient science by mentioning Ganesh surgery weeks ago, BJP MP Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday came up with another interesting comment, claiming astrology is far ahead of science, calling it a “pygmy” compared to astrology. Not relenting, the MP further put his foot in his mouth saying “All streams of science are ...

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Did Ancient Indian Sage Kanad Invent Atom for Real?

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, a staunch Modi-supporter and now a BJP MP, has stirred another row over Ganesh Surgery, Kanad atom research and modern day plastic surgery. While many modern scientists and of course, the Left party members will be annoyed at the glorification of Vedic culture and knowledge, the pertinent question is whether there is a ...

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