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Now COMEDK 2017 Online Counselling From Monday, June 12 Onwards

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The Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) has postponed counselling registration and schedule to June 12, 2017 from June 9,2017 citing the dealy in the announcement of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 results by CBSE. The counselling for OCMEDK UDET 2017 will now start on June 12 with the registration for the first round ...

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40000 Passenger Aircraft Required in Next 20 Years: Airbus Projection

evolving airline business models are driving a need for 34,170 passenger and 730 freighter aircraft worth a combined total of US$5.3 trillion (Airbus)

The world’s passenger aircraft fleet above 100 seats is set to more than double in the next 20 years to over 40,000 planes as traffic is set to grow at 4.4 percent per year, according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast 2017-2036. Over this period, increasing numbers of first time flyers, rising disposable income spent on air travel, expanding tourism, ...

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Cash for weight loss?

one fifth of India will be obese by 2025, says study.

A new study, published in the journal Social Science and Medicine, has shown that selling rewards programs to participants entering a weight loss program is a low cost strategy to increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss. A team from the Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) led the research, which has implications for insurance ...

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New Software Tool Helps Doctors Diagnose Genetic Diseases

This is a user-friendly open-source web tool for analyzing WES and WGS in the diagnosis of patients with Mendelian disorders. CREDIT: Cardenas et al.

An open-source software tool called Mendel,MD could help doctors analyze patients’ genetic data in order to diagnose diseases caused by mutations. Developed by Raony Cardenas and colleagues at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, the tool is presented in a new study in PLOS Computational Biology. Diseases caused by genetic mutations can be challenging to diagnose. Sequencing of a patient’s ...

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South Koreans Find Remote Detection of Radioactive Materials

Professor Eunmi Choi's research team is posing for a group photo in their lab at UNIST. From left are WonJin Choi, Ashwini Sawant, Mun Seok Choe, Dongsung Kim, and Ingeun Lee. CREDIT UNIST

A South Korean study, affiliated with UNIST has introduced a method for the remote detection of hazardous radioactive substances. With the help of this newly-developed detection device, the detection of various types of radioactive materials in far flung North Korean geographies will be possible now. In their study, published in the May issue of the prestigious journal, Nature Communications, Professor ...

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Cisco Sees Bright Internet Future in India with 83 Crore Users by 2021

Whether India reaches full literacy by 2021 or not may be a big question but certainly the Internet will penetrate almost two-thirds of its population, according to a Cisco report. Currently, India’s internet users are about 373 million (28% of population) and expected to reach 829 million(82.9 crore) or 59% by 2021, said the global networking giant on Friday. In ...

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LIGO Finds 3rd Gravitation Waves from Black Holes

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) has made a third detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened. As was the case with the first two detections, the waves were generated when two black holes collided to form a larger black hole. The newfound black hole formed by ...

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