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About The Third Revolution In Warfare

Killer Robots!! Have you ever heard this term before? Well, Space-X founder Elon Musk and many other AI (Artificial Intelligence) & Robotics leaders warned UN of the dangers of developing lethal autonomous weapons. They said that these weapons “threaten to become the third revolution in warfare“, after the invention of gunpowder and nuclear bombs. Recently a South Korean […]

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Government of India Key Initiatives in Science & Technology: Year Compilation

  Click here to download the PDF Healthcare National Biopharma Mission Launched In a bid to create a globally competitive biopharmaceutical industry that addresses the country’s major concerns around barriers to affordable healthcare, Hon’ble Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science & Technology, launched the Innovate in India (I3) program on 30th June 2017, […]

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The North Korea Threat – War Against America

IN BRIEF North Korea is a “small country, far-away, about which we know little,” to paraphrase a fateful comment in defense of appeasement from the 1938 crisis over Czechoslovakia. But there is one thing every American needs to know about far-away North Korea: its rulers are on a methodical and relentless quest for the capability […]

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India Forcing New Measles Rubella Vaccine

Key facts about Rubella Rubella is a contagious, generally mild viral infection that occurs most often in children and young adults. Rubella infection in pregnant women may cause fetal death or congenital defects known as congenital rubella syndrome (CRS). Worldwide, over 100 000 babies are born with CRS every year. There is no specific treatment […]

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Reigniting Life

The Immortals: Walking Memories

They are Immortal. They stay within us as well as surrounding us. We may push them away consciously as we move on — as move on one should! And yet, bits and pieces of them remain suspended where we were! I remember the story of a woman who receives the memories of a man through […]

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Know About The ‘First Solar Road’

It was exorbitantly expensive, but can it be a future power source? It’s hard to imagine that it’s practical to build a road surface that is both hard-wearing and can produce electricity, but the French seem to have managed it.     The Normandy village of Tourouvre-au-Perche now has a 1 kilometer stretch of solar […]

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Why does Graphite turn only into Hexagonal Diamond ?

 When exposed to moderately high pressures, why does graphite turn into hexagonal diamond (also called lonsdaleite) and not the more familiar cubic diamond, as predicted by theory? Researchers have finally answered a question that has eluded scientists for years: The answer largely comes down to a matter of speed—or in chemistry terms, the reaction kinetics. […]

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The Highly Sensitive Large Hadron Collider disproves the Existence of Ghosts

IN BRIEF Renowned physicist Brian Cox has claimed that the lack of any physical evidence being detected by the highly sensitive Large Hadron Collider disproves the existence of ghosts. 4 person out of 10 reportedly believe in ghosts, a figure that belies the lack of scientific evidence behind their existence. LHC is able to pick […]

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Afghanistan : A Drug Dealer or A Drug Addict ?

The Taliban prohibited the cultivation of poppies in May 2000. The following year U.S-led forces invaded the country and its lucrative drugs trade was restored and soon exceeded previous levels. Afghanistan now produces 90% of the world’s opium.