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Bizarre ‘Frankenstein’ Galaxy Found 250 Mln Light Years Away

  About 250 million light years away from our universe, an enormous, bizarre galaxy possibly formed from the parts of other galaxies, was found using NASA telescopes and other observatories. A new study to be published in the Astrophysical Journal reveals the secret of UGC 1382, a galaxy that had originally been thought to be old, small and typical. Instead, ...

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Perfect ‘Einstein Ring’ 10000 Light Years Away Discovered

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The phenomena of an Einstein ring that was predicted by Einstein’s theory of General Relativity but remained a mystery has recently been discovered by researchers. An Einstein ring is a distorted image of a very distant galaxy, which is termed “the source” that produces the bending of the light rays due to a massive galaxy, termed “the lens”, lying between ...

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Bellandur Lake Fire: Javadekar Hints at Banning Phosphates in Detergents

When Bellandur lake with froth made news two years ago, there were expert missions which visited the scene and submitted their report. Again two years ago when the waste from garment units mixed into the lake and caught fire due to methane generated inside, the local IISc scientists visited and submitted their report. The outcome remained lukewarm from the local ...

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US Survival Rate of Heart attacks 6% if Occurring Outside of Hospital

Cardiac arrest strikes almost 600,000 people each year in the United States, killing majority of them because it occurred outside of hospital, said  a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Wide disparities of survival rates exist across the US, but benchmark communities demonstrate that saving more lives is possible, especially with bystander use of CPR and automated external defibrillators, ...

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Ice Crater or Alien City? Ceres Bright Spots Puzzling Still as Dawn Moves Closer (Photos, Video)

Astro-physicists have been waiting for months to unravel the mystery of bright lights on asteroid Ceres and the Dawn spacecraft that is inching closer to its surface is still far from resolving puzzle. Located between Mars and Jupiter, Ceres has its visitor from Earth, NASA’s dawn mission to take the first glimpse and send pictures of the dwarf planet. While ...

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China Restores 800-year-old 1000-hand Ancient Buddhist Statue

China has restored its 800-year-old Buddha with 1,000 hands called the “Qianshou Guanyin” statue to join the world’s famous Buddhist pilgrimage or tourist circles in the world after Japan’s Kamakura Buddha statue, It took more than seven years and about 60 million yuan (US$9.8 million) to undertake the restoration work to clean the entire rock scuplture and bring it back to ...

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Kate Middleton Gives Birth to Baby Girl as Expected

Yes, it’s official, Kate Middleton has given birth to a baby girl as hinted by the Duchess of Cambridge earlier and the Kensington Palace announced the news on Twitter, saying: “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am.” “The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth,” it ...

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Smoking in pregnancy alters baby’s DNA, organs: study

Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of the unborn baby or foetus so much that it may predispose them to lifelong health conditions, said new research sending another shockwave across the world. Changes in the chemical structure of the baby’s DNA can be detected from as early as 12 weeks into pregnancy, said the research adding significant weight ...

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‘Make in India’ initiative touches 2.1 billion impressions on Twitter, Facebook; sets new record

“Make in India” initiative touches 2.1 billion impressions on social media Twitter and Facebook, becoming the largest and fastest growing government initiative ever on digital platform. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)-led Make in India (MII) initiative, has become the largest and fastest growing government initiative ever, on social media leaving behind other government department initiatives like MEA ...

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New Non-Invasive MRI Scan to Detect Alzheimer’s Early Developed

Scientists have developed a new non-invasive MRI-based scanning method to detect Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages, that was not possible in the traditional imaging method, raising hope that drug makers can now focus on treating the disease at its early stage. The new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology can detect the amyloid beta brain toxins responsible for onset of the disease as ...

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