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Declassified Netaji Files Reveal Nothing New

Now that the 64 intelligence files on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose were released on Friday by the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Netaji’s family, which has been given access to see them in a CD first, said they were indeed under surveillance and that there is an international conspiracy behind his death. Essentially, the 64 files reveal nothing. Unless ...

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B2C on WhatsApp Platform Soon as Facebook Opens up to Novel Business Ideas

WhatsApp, a popular messaging service now owned by Facebook, is planning to start platform for businesses to interact with users through live chats and alerts. “We think that enabling that B2C (business-to-consumer) messaging has good business potential for us,” Facebook Chief Financial Officer David Wehner said on Monday at a tech conference in Boston. “As we learn those things, I ...

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NASA reveals its most powerful rocket launcher ever from Orion

Armed with an asteroid hunter, lunar flashlight and DNA kit, NASA will launch the unmanned Orion spacecraft using the Space Launch System (SLS) – its largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built – in 2018. The US space agency plans to use the SLS’s massive lift capability to carry nearly a dozen nano-satellites to conduct science experiments beyond low-Earth orbit ...

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NASA satellites reveal Tropical Cyclone ‘Lam’ strengthening

NASA’s Aqua satellite saw powerful, cold, high thunderstorms circling the center of strengthening Tropical Cyclone Lam as it appeared to cover most of the northern half of Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria. On Feb. 17 at 04:47 UTC, when NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Lam, the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) aboard captured infrared data on the storm. The infrared data measured ...

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Self-revealing? Beware of selfie videos as they reveal your mental health too!

Researchers have developed a computer-based app that can analyse selfie videos as the person engages with social media and monitor sender’s mental health and the device “quietly observes sender’s behaviour” while using the computer or phone. It does not require the user to explicitly state what he or she is feeling, input any extra information or wear any special gear. For ...

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3D Maps Reveal Genomic Origami, responsible for cancer, other diseases

Human genomes and their folding patterns have been know for years with hidden switches that can turn on and cause deadly diseases including cancer. Now with the help of a three-dimensional (3D) map, scientists revealed a structural basis for gene regulation, sort of “genomic origami” that allows the same genome to produce different types of cells. Using a technology called ...

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How brain forms ‘Mexican waves’ ? Blame it on Inhibitory neurons, says new Study

How brain forms Mexican Waves? Unfolding the mechanism, scientists have revealed that certain brain cells persuade others to create “Mexican waves” linked with cognitive function, one of the abnormal brain functions and about neurocognitive disorders such as dementia. Neurons belong to one of two groups – inhibitory or excitatory. While much is known about excitatory neurons, the role of inhibitory neurons ...

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