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Venom from deadly Asian snake may help i Melbourne, Oct 31 (IBNS): One of the world’s most beautiful and venomous snakes has a venom unlike that of any other snake, research involving University of Queensland scientists has revealed. 31-Oct-2016
See how Arctic Sea ice is losing its bul Washington, Oct 29 (IBNS): Arctic sea ice, the vast sheath of frozen seawater floating on the Arctic Ocean and its neighboring seas, has been hit with a double whammy over the past decades: as its extent shrunk, the oldest and thickest ice has either thinned or melted away, leaving the sea ice cap more vulnerable to the warming ocean and atmosphere. 29-Oct-2016
NASA moon mission shares insights into g Washington, Oct 28 (IBNS): New results from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission are providing insights into the huge impacts that dominated the early history of Earth’s moon and other solid worlds, like Earth, Mars, and the satellites of the outer solar system. 28-Oct-2016
NASA missions harvest a passel of ‘Pu Washington, Oct 28 (IBNS): Astronomers using observations from NASA's Kepler and Swift missions have discovered a batch of rapidly spinning stars that produce X-rays at more than 100 times the peak levels ever seen from the sun. 28-Oct-2016
NASA's Juno Mission exits safe mode, per Washington, Oct 27 (IBNS): NASA’s Juno spacecraft at Jupiter has left safe mode and has successfully completed a minor burn of its thruster engines in preparation for its next close flyby of Jupiter. 27-Oct-2016
Study: Planet orbiting nearest star coul Washington, Oct 26 (IBNS): A rocky extrasolar planet with a mass similar to Earth’s was recently detected around Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our sun. 26-Oct-2016
Changing colors in Saturn's north Washington, Oct 22 (IBNS): These two natural color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show the changing appearance of Saturn's north polar region between 2012 and 2016. 22-Oct-2016
Uranus may have two undiscovered moons Washington, Oct 22 (IBNS): NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Uranus 30 years ago, but researchers are still making discoveries from the data it gathered then. 22-Oct-2016
Kolkata to host National Robot Champions Kolkata, Oct 21 (IBNS) World Robot Olympiad India (WRO India) is the biggest Robotics competition in India for students between the age group of 9 to 25 years. National Championship for Robotics is going to be held in Kolkata on Sunday at the Netaji Indoor Stadium from 11 AM to 5 PM. 21-Oct-2016
Cassini sees dramatic seasonal changes o Washington, Oct 21 (IBNS): (As southern winter solstice approaches in the Saturn system, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been revealing dramatic seasonal changes in the atmospheric temperature and composition of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. 21-Oct-2016
NASA, Smithsonian’s National Air and S Washington, Oct 20 (IBNS): Understanding the hazards of space weather on crewed and robotic missions is vital to informing plans for NASA’s Journey to Mars and other missions into our solar system, and beyond. 20-Oct-2016
New Horizons: Possible clouds on Pluto, Washington, Oct 19 (IBNS): Hubble Space Telescope data suggests that 2014 MU69, a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) about a billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) beyond Pluto, is as red, if not redder, than Pluto. This is the first hint at the surface properties of the far flung object that New Horizons will survey on Jan 1, 2019. 19-Oct-2016
Historical records may underestimate sea Washington, Oct 19 (IBNS): A new NASA and university study using NASA satellite data finds that tide gauges -- the longest and highest-quality records of historical ocean water levels -- may have underestimated the amount of global average sea level rise that occurred during the 20th century. 19-Oct-2016
Cloudy nights, sunny days on distant hot Washington, Oct 19 (IBNS): The weather forecast for faraway, blistering planets called "hot Jupiters" might go something like this: Cloudy nights and sunny days, with a high of 2,400 degrees Fahrenheit (about 1,300 degrees Celsius, or 1,600 Kelvin). 19-Oct-2016
Earth's Moon hit by surprising number of Washington, Oct 14 (IBNS): The moon experiences a heavier bombardment by small meteoroids than models had predicted, according to new observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft. 14-Oct-2016
Atlantic storm system delays NASA resupp Washington, Oct 13 (IBNS): NASA and its partner Orbital ATK have postponed the launch of the company’s next commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than Sunday, Oct. 16, as the agency prepares for Tropical Storm Nicole at its tracking site in Bermuda. 13-Oct-2016
New molecular mechanism revealed for gen Birmingham, Oct 12 (IBNS): Scientists at the University of Birmingham have described a previously-unknown molecular mechanism that could lead to the genetic mutations seen in certain types of aggressive cancer cells, involving a cell’s own transcription machinery. 12-Oct-2016
AP to host 104th Indian Science Congress Tirupati, Oct 8 (IBNS): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said Tirupati city will host the 104th Indian Science Congress next year. 08-Oct-2016
TEDxCERN 2016: Ripples of curiosity arri Geneva, Oct 6 (IBNS): The 4th TEDxCERN event will explore curiosity and the innovations it sparks. 06-Oct-2016
GSAT-18 Satellite launch: PM Modi congra New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated ISRO following their successful launch of the GSAT-18 satellite. 06-Oct-2016
India's GSAT-18 Communication Satellite New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): India’s communication satellite GSAT-18 was launched successfully by the European Ariane 5 VA-231 launch Vehicle in the early morning hours of today (October 06, 2016). The 3404 kg GSAT-18 carries 48 communication transponders in C-band, upper extended C-band and Ku-band for providing various services to the country. 06-Oct-2016
Three scientists awarded Nobel Prize in London, Oct 5 (IBNS): The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three scientists on Wednesday. officials said. 05-Oct-2016
British trio win Nobel prize in Physics London, Oct 4 (IBNS): Britain's David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz have won the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2016 for their work on condensed matter physics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Tuesday. 04-Oct-2016
Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to Yoshi The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet on Monday decided to award the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy. 03-Oct-2016
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