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New information helps predict future climate change impacts on global tropics

Researchers are collecting new measurements of tropical forests which they hope will help them predict future climate on global tropics and how they should respond to such seasonal climate variations. Researchers at the University of Montana, Princeton University, Stanford University and Rutgers University, among others, are probing tropical forest behaviour. “A better understanding of tropical forest behavior is needed because ...

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Eczema sufferers prone to obesity, hypertension, insomnia: Study

People suffering from the skin disease eczema are prone to smoking, drinking and turning obese than those who do not have the disease, scientists said. They also suffer from insomnia, said a study. These habits expose them higher to the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol as well as diabetes, the team from Northwestern ...

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2014 Indian Tech Review: IT industry Succeeds in innovation with double-digit growth

Indian IT industry has recovered from a slowdown and managed to sustain a double-digit growth in the $120-billion segment that had a remarkable 2014, consolidating operations and using disruptive technologies, which ensures innovation to shed the old and adapt new. Though the first half of the year was challenging for various reasons beyond the industry’s control, the sentiment turned around ...

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NASA sends ’email’ of a spanner required by astronauts on ISS

Thanks to 3D technology, with a click of the mouse, NASA was able to send astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) a ratcheting socket wrench (or spanner), which was replicated with 3D technology, bridging the time gap of hardware shipping by 6 months at least. The ISS commander Barry Wilmore needed a wrench. The California-based company Made In Space ...

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GSLV rocket, crew module success opens way for India’s manned flight

India on Thursday inched towards sending its own manned mission to space as well as heavy satellites when it successfully tested a next generation rocket and crew module. The country took forward its rocket technology with the successful flight testing of its heaviest next-generation rocket — the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mark III) — and the crew module- in ...

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Future of Health Care: Australia’s First Digital Hospital Opens Today

Australia’s first hospital with fully integrated, digital eHealth capability opened in the north-eastern Queensland state on Monday, said Department of Health. St Stephen’s Private Hospital, operated by UnitingCare Health in Hervey Bay, has been created by expanding the regional hospital with a new, three-storey inpatient hospital with 96 acute care beds and three additional operating rooms, Xinhua reported. Health Minister ...

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