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Like Mars, Cosmic Ocean of Millimeter-Sized Stones Formed Earth Too: Study

Like asteroids, our own planet Earth was formed by a cosmic ocean of millimetre-sized particles that orbited the young sun, said a new study led by Lund University in Sweden. Scientists said fragments of asteroids which land on Earth as meteorites regularly comprise millimetre-sized round stones called chondrules, believed to be the original building blocks of the solar system. The ...

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Think About Your Kidneys

In India, one person in every ten people is suffering from kidney related diseases. Yet more than half of the patients won’t even know of their illness until their kidney is damaged by more than 60%. As per a study by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), approximately 1.50 lakh new kidney patients are added to the existing lot ...

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