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ISRO to Launch GSAT-6 in August for Strategic S-Band Communications Satellite: Kiran Kumar

India’s space agency ISRO will launch the most-advanced ever communications satellite for strategic purpose to use the S-Band that can connect anybody with a satellite phone anywhere in the country. The GSAT-6 was originally designed for Devas Multimedia Services Ltd for $300 million but the government had cancelled the deal in 2011 made by ISRO arm Antrix and reserved the ...

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Bats so brainy like humans? Yes, Female bats more adept at it: Study

Humans are not the onlye ones to use both sides of the brain to differentiate the sound waves coming from different directions but even bats have that capability, say researchers. Scientists from the Georgetown University Medical Center and American University found the mustached bats using both the left and right sides of their brains to process sounds. This is something ...

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Human traffickers hop on to Facebook, make maximum use of it

Businesses are increasingly using social media — even the illegal ones. Now, even smugglers have taken to the Facebook to woo their clients. The human smugglers are offering desperate migrants passage across the Mediterranean to Europe, according to a Financial Times report. The paper reported the existence of several Facebook pages in Arabic offering passage to Europe, many via Libya ...

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Our ancestors used hands much earlier than thought: study

New research suggests that our ancestors used human-like hand postures much earlier than was previously thought, based on new bone structure found. Anthropologists have produced first results to support archaeological evidence for stone tool use among australopiths – one of the longest-lived and best-known early human species – two-three million years ago. To reach this conclusion, Matthew Skinner and Tracy ...

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Breakthrough: Grown human muscle in Lab responds like real, to reduce clinical trial time

In a breakthrough, researchers at Duke University have grown human skeletal muscle in the lab that contracts and responds just like human tissue to external stimuli such as electrical pulses and biochemical signals. The lab-grown tissue should soon allow researchers to test new drugs and study diseases in functioning human muscle outside of the human body. “We are working to ...

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Ayurveda Remedy in New Turmeric pills to boost immunity, combat diseases

Advocated in ancient Hindu medicine Ayurveda, a compound found in turmeric may soon be available in the form of daily pills to boost the immunity among people and help them combat inflammation in the body. A modified formulation of curcumin, a naturally occurring compound found in turmeric, releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body, the findings showed. It also lowers inflammation, ...

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