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Sci-Five | The Hindu Science Quiz: on primatology

Test your science quotient with this quiz.

Study spotlights India’s ‘intense’ veterinary antimicrobial use

It was estimated to be 43% higher than the global average in 2020 itself, and is expected to be 40% more than the average in 2030.

Vibration disturbance led to SSLV mission failure: ISRO report

The Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV-D1) failed during its maiden launch in August last year

Budget 2023 | ₹16,361 crore allocated for Ministry of Science and Technology

The Ministry of Science & Technology had an important part to play during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially supporting research and innovation on vaccines, medical devices, and drugs.

Budget 2023 | Department of Space gets ₹12,500 crore, 8% less than previous year

Expenditure for space science, which includes missions such as Chandrayaan 3 and Aditya L1, has received cut of 32% in the 2023-24 Union Budget

Budget 2023 | Lab Grown Diamond segment gets leg up with duty cut, R&D support

“LGD is a technology-and innovation-driven emerging sector with high employment potential.”

Study finds link between depression and risk of heart disease in young adults

Those who self-reported several days of feeling down had a stronger link to cardiovascular disease and poor heart health.

Daily Quiz | On World Leprosy Day

A quiz on leprosy on occasion of the World Leprosy Day that is observed every year on the last Sunday of January

A peep into the 200-foot-long mobile underwater fish aquarium in Visakhapatnam

A 250-foot-long mobile underwater tunnel aquarium visits Visakhapatnam. We weave through between sharks to find out how the organisers more they transport 2000 fish across the country

Disturbances in Earth’s magnetic field may be responsible for stranded migratory birds

The study could help researchers understand why other migrating species get stranded far from their usual domain.

Children and teens aren’t doing enough physical activity - new study sounds a health warning

The world could see close to half a billion new cases of major chronic diseases by 2030 if people don’t get more active.

Over 7,000 birds and animals rescued in 2022, Delhi Fire Services data shows

Most of the rescue operations were carried out around Independence Day -- the traditional kite flying season in the national capital.

Asteroid's sudden flyby shows blind spot in planetary threat detection

NASA for years has prioritised detecting asteroids much bigger and more existentially threatening than 2023 BU.

Power struggles in nature can be more subtle, nuanced and strategic than just dog-eat-dog

The quest for power among animals is subtle, nuanced and strategic.

Dementia: What it is, when you should become concerned, and how you can help others

A senior geriatric psychiatrist and neurophysician explains.

Breast cancer: more insights on how hormonal therapy works

Progesterone treatment prior to breast cancer surgery is quite likely to increase the survival rate of patients