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RS-25: NASA Tests Next Generation Rocket Engine for Mars

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NASA has successfully conducted a 9-minute-long test of the RS-25 engine as part of the 7-test series of the engine for its next-generation megarocket that will take astronauts to asteroids, Mars and other deep-space missions. The RS-25 engine at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, with four RS-25s will power the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket that ...

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Want to Improve Your Sperm Quality? Try Having Casual Sex: Study

Man produce healthier and better sperm in a shorter amount of time during an encounter with unfamiliar sexual partners according to a new study. According to an interesting research Men who sleep with a variety of different partners produce better quality sperm and more promiscuous men reach orgasm faster. Also read: Xiaomi’s First ‘Made in India’ Smartphone Redmi 2 Prime Launched ...

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ISRO Tests Cryogenic Rocket Engine Successfully for 800 Seconds, What it Means?

India tested successfully its first indigenously designed High Thrust cryogenic rocket engine generating a nominal thrust of 19 tonnes and the endurance hot was tested for a duration of 800 seconds on July 16, 2015 at ISRO Propulsion Complex, Mahendragiri. This duration is approximately 25% more than the engine burn duration in flight. The engine will be used for powering the Cryogenic ...

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Now Nepal Too Bans Maggi Noodles after India

In a sort of chair reaction trascending borders, neighbouring Nepal has decided to ban the import and sale of Nestle’s Maggi noodles from India citing the lead , following reports that the level of lead content in the popular instant snack in India was found to be above permissible limit. “We have banned the import and sale of Maggi noodle ...

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K-CET Results Announced, Counselling Next Week Onwards

The Karnataka examination board has published the results and ranking of candidates who have appeared in the Common Entrance Exam 2015 for admission into various engineering and medical and allied courses. Originally they were to be published on May 26 but delayed due to strikes and other technical problems as ever. Click the link below to see the official website ...

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ISRO Successfully Tests Cryogenic Engine for Next Generation Heavyload Launch Vehicle GSLV Mark III

Indian space agency ISRO successfully tested indigenous cryogenic engine of 4-tonne capacity on Tuesday at Mahendragiri Propulsion Complex in Tamil Nadu, making it viable to send heavy load  satellites weighing up to 4 tonnes now. Congratulating the Indian Space Research Organisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Twitter message: “The engine tested today will enable us to put satellites ...

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E-solar wind sail for cheap flight to and fro Mars possible in future

Imagine an electric solar wind sail to and from Mars and refueling the launch vehicle mid-air on Mars orbit, thanks to E-sail technology that is a novel propellant-less technolgy. The new fundamentally different and economically sustainable approach may be useful for bi-directional manned Mars mission in the future, say researchers. The E-sail technology was invented in Finland in 2006. What is E-sail ...

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Complaints Galore: BCCI asks Sunil Narine to undergo test again

The West Indies bowler Sunil Narine, who was suspended for his illegal bowling action in the World Cup series but cleared for IPL 2015, is again facing similar charges. BCCI said it received complaints again against the bowler, who is a star player of Kolkata Knight Riders. “A suspected illegal bowling action report has been filed by the match officials ...

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Swine Flu: Rajasthan Reports 8 More Deaths, Toll Reaches 191

Swine flu is spreading across Rajasthan rapidly that the state reported 8 more deaths on Wednesday, taking the total deaths from the dreaded viral disease to 191 since  the beginning of this year. “Total deaths have touched 191 while positive cases in a day has risen by 346 to touch a figure of 3,648 across the state,” a health official ...

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Swine-flu Update: Centre rushes medicines, testing kits, medical team to Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 21: The Centre, following the Telangana state government’s appeal, has rushed swine flu medicines, diagnostic kits and a high-level medical team to Hyderabad on Wednesday evening. Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao had telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the morning seeking help and immediate action amid rising cases of death due to swine flu in the state, which ...

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Brain Chemical Serotonin Neurons Help Humans to Be More Patient

A recent study of researchers shows that the brain chemical, serotonin, that is widely targeted to treat depression also helps humans have patience in life. Serotonin is a neuromodulatory chemical that is targeted by antidepressant drugs, such as Prozac, which are widely used to treat depression and other disorders such aschronic pain. “We made serotonin neurons sensitive to light so when we illuminated ...

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