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Scientists Reveal What Makes Owl a ‘Silent Hunter’ in Night

Owls are known to have excellent night vision and they completely make use of it to seize their prey. Nevertheless, what was unknown was the mechanism behind them being such great hunters. Now a new study has brought forth the refined ‘stealth techniques,’ which owls are fortified with. They silently pounce on preys without the latter’s knowledge. It has long ...

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Saturn’s moon Enceladus stunning lights similar to curtain eruptions seen on Earth: Scientists

New research proposes the possibility that icy eruptions on the surface of Saturn’s moon Enceladus could be in the form of broad, curtain-like eruptions, rather than discrete jets. Based on data obtained from NASA’s Cassini mission, the researchers say these eruptions from Saturn’s moon Enceladus might be diffuse curtains rather than discrete jets. Though they appear to be individual jets ...

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Strong quake overdue in India but not soon, say experts

Nepal earthquake has sent shivers down the spines of many Indians living at the Himalayan foothills, fearing a major aftershock may uproot their lives too like the Nepalis. Even Indian media was abuzz with reports of an impending massive earthquake that is overdue in its Himalayan region. However some wise men have rubbish such forecast saying no unusual seismic activity or ...

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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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Native Sri Lankan flying snake now sighted in Andhra forests

A flying snake, almost extinct and native only to Sri Lanka, has been sighted in Andhra Pradesh’s Seshachalam forests, forest officials and researchers said, noting that it was the first time that Chrysopelea taprobanica has been sighted outside the island nation. The species, known to be found in dry zone lowlands and parts of the intermediate climatic zones in Sri ...

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Modi Triggers New Hindu Wave Invoking Ganesh from Mythology

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself subscribes to rhetoric and adherence to “Great Hindu Mythology”, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, BJP MP from Haridwar and former Uttarakhand chief minister, has gone wild to claim everything under the sun as invented by ancient Hindu sages, including a nuclear test. Ironic but India conducted nuclear tests in 1971 and again in 1998 and faced ...

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