Nitrogen, Water Traces on Mars Show Life Was Possible in Ancient Red Planet

The nitrogen sample analysis of Curiosity findings could have made it possible for life organism to survive on Mars. Since the nitrogen found on Mars doesn’t show any evidence of life as the surface of Mars is inhospitable for living organism, the researchers believe that the nitrates found on Mars are ancient, and could have come from non-biological processes like meteorite impacts ...

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2015 National Film Awards: ‘Chandamama Kathalu’ wins in Telugu Film category (Full List)

The 62nd National Film Awards have been announced with ‘Haider’ winning top five honours followed ‘Mary Kom’ and other regional films making to the list, while in telugu “Chandamama Kathalu” is the only film which could receive national award. “Haider” – an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy “Hamlet” – set in the backdrop of Kashmir, won Best Male Playback ...

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India vs Australia Semifinal Match: Who’s Predicting What?

With New Zealand winning the match against South Africa, there is an overwhleming choice among the prediction creators to vie for another host Australia in the semifinal match on Thursday. Here is what some top cricketers predicted in their interviews with the ICC-Cricket Council and how they went wrong about their wish. Michael Atherton, Former England player and 1996 World ...

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Germanwings Flight crashes over Alps with 148 Onboard, no Survivors

Germanwings Airbus A320 with 148 people on board crashed over the Alps on Tuesday in southern France while flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, with French President Francois Hollande saying no survivors. The ill-fated passenger jet was carrying 142 passengers and six crew members when the tragedy occurred and there are “likely many German victims”, Hollande said in a tweet from ...

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It’s Official: ISRO Mangalyaan’s Lifespan Extended by 6 More Months

Following a statement in parliament by the Minister of Science and Technology, ISRO on Tuesday formally extended the lifespan of the Mangalyaan or Mars Orbiter Mission by six more months. While scientists are hopeful to get few more pictures and signals from the mission, the effective phase of the mission has already been achieved. “As the 1,340 kg Mars Orbiter ...

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Folic Acid And Vitamin B Lower Stroke Risk, Says Study

Researchers from Perking First Hospital in Beijing found vitamin B had the power to lower stroke risk, almost invalidating long-held fear that Vitamin B may lead to cancer. Their findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, show healthy foods that were rich in vitamin B and protect the inner walls of a person’s arteries. The Chinese researchers ...

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Stars Produce Sound, Even Bats, Dolphins Struggle to Hear: Reveal Scientists

  A team of researchers from University of York and Mumbai-based TIFR found evidence that stars may generate sound, in a chance discovery. The study of fluids in motion or hydrodynamics dates back to the Egyptians but while examining the interaction of an ultra-intense laser with a plasma target, the team observed something unexpected. Scientist John Pasley, of the York ...

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