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Researchers unravel mysteries of gene mutation in epilepsy

On the occasion of the American Epilepsy Society’s (AES) 69th Annual Meeting, three studies focused on the effects of mutations in the SCN8A gene, believed to trigger early infantile epileptic encephalopathy (EIEE) and other neurological conditions and unraveled some mysteries of gene mutations. The SCN8A gene mediates electrical signaling in the brain by controlling the flow of sodium flow and ...

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Pakistan Planned to Drop Nuclear Bomb on India During Kargil War, Reveals Another White House Source

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif shook hands for 160 minutes and held an intensive talk on Tuesday, the signal was sent across detractors that both nations are on track to a serious reconsideration of their existing hostile ties. But before the officials settle down to talks further, a top former White House official ...

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Who’s in Bigg Boss 9? And Who’s Out?

Now that Shweta Basu and Mia Khalifa rejected rumours that they are in Bigg Boss 9, ANI has come out with the names of TV actors Ankit Gera and Roopal Tyagi, Ranbir Kapoor’s cousin Armaan Jain, television stars Mohit Malhotra, Mahi Vij, Mayur Verma and Sunil Grover will be there in the show, which is being hosted by Salman Khan ...

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Japanese Scientists Crack Origin of Saturn’s ‘F’ Ring, Its Shepherd Satellites

Japan’s Kobe University doctoral candidate Hyodo Ryuki and Prof. Ohtsuki Keiji have revealed that Saturn’s F ring and its shepherd satellites are natural outcome of the final stage of formation of Saturn’s satellite system, in a breakthrough in astrophysics. Apart from Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune too have rings, but Saturn’s rings are the biggest and brightest. Found by astronomer Galileo in ...

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Vijay’s Upcoming Tamil Film ‘Puli’ First Look Posters Out

#PuliCountDownSTARTS Trending Worldwide Like A Boss 😎 pic.twitter.com/2TbeffiJYF — Troll Cinema 😉 (@Troll_Cinema) June 20, 2015 Tamil hero Vijay’s upcoming film “Puli” poster was out on Saturday, much before the expected official release on June 22, the birthday of the actor. In keeping with the current trend, the poster shows Vijay as an ancient warrior similar to Rajinikanth’s “Kochadaiyaan” and ...

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Ageing or Getting Old Mechanism in Humans Revealed

  A new research has linked the ageing process to the deterioration of tightly packaged bundles of cellular DNA. Scientists in the US found that the genetic mutations underlying Werner syndrome — a disorder that leads to premature ageing and death — resulted in the deterioration of bundles of DNA known as heterochromatin. The discovery could lead to ways of ...

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Rajasthan Royals Admits Player Approached for Match Fixing

A Rajasthan Royals cricketer was approached for fixing 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, the team management said on Friday. The Royals reaction comes in after the Indian Express reported on Friday that the Mumbai-based Royals player was approached by his Ranji Trophy teammate “with an offer of money if he followed a pre-decided pattern of play”. The player refused ...

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ISRO Develops Multi-Object Tracking Radar, Exploring Ion Propulsion, semi-cryogenic engine

The indigenously designed Rs.245 crore multi-object tracking radar (MOTR) that can track 10 objects at a time is ready to undergo trials soon, according to ISRO scientists. “The multi-object tracking radar has been installed. It has to undergo trials. Once the trials are satisfactory then it will be ready for use,” M.Y.S. Prasad, director, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, told reporters. ...

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IRNSS-1D Launch on March 28, says ISRO Chief

Indian space agency ISRO is all set to launch its fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D on March 28, and the repaired satellite will be re-mounted on PSLV-27 vehicle at Satish Dhawan Stellite Launch Centre in Sriharikota by this week. The launch was delayed after a glitch in the telemetry transmitter in IRNSS-1D. Otherwise, it was scheduled to lift off on March ...

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Red Lead Turning Vincent van Gogh Paintings White: study

After analysing one of the greatest works by famous Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, Belgian scientists have identified a very rare mineral that is turning his paintings white. The team, headed by Koen Janssens from the University of Antwerp in Belgium, identified plumbonacrite in one of his paintings, clarifying the degradation process of red lead that causes this bleaching of ...

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Two Apples a Day Help Fight Depression: Study

Anti-inflammatory properties in fruits like apple can help prevent depression among the middle-aged women, showed findings in a study on 6,000 people. The study by Australian scientists showed that fruit has anti-inflammatory properties that help increase the chemicals linked to sending the signals “All is well” sensation to the brain. “Women who ate two or more pieces of fruit per ...

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