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India’s Astrosat to Join NASA’s Hubble, Russian Spektr R, Japan’s Suzaku to Study Astronomy

India is gearing up to launch its own ASTROSAT, the first dedicated space observatory similar to NASA’s Hubble to study deep space in October 2015. The observatory to be placed in equatorial range for five years will orbit around Earth at 650-km speed, said the Indian Space Research Organisation on Tuesday. Built by Bangalore-based ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), India hopes ...

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Diabetes: Tattoo offers needle-free way to monitor sugar levels now


Thanks to research, monitoring diabetes has changed from the painful old blood tests to one-sting tests currently but moving ahead, a non-invasive glucose-testing for diabetes patients has been developed in the form of a temporary tattoo that extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. “The readout instrument for patients will eventually have Bluetooth ...

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Medical Breakthrough: Lab-Grown Human Muscle Responds Exactly Like Native Tissue

The researchers at Duke University have grown human skeletal muscle in the lab that may help to test new drugs and study diseases in functioning human muscle outside the human body. The lab-grown tissue is found to be similar to the native tissue that contracts and responds to external stimuli such as electrical pulses, biochemical signals and pharmaceuticals. “We are ...

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INS Kolkata, Delayed by 4 Years, Dedicated to Nation Today by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated to the nation the indigenously designed warship INS Kolkata at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai after commissioning the ship. The commissioning of Kolkata was delayed by four years to 2014 due to technical problems found during her sea trials. There was a generation of additional noise, which occurred when the engine, gear box and ...

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