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Signs of particle expected to crack decade-old anomaly weaken in new data

11/01/2023
The STEREO experiment has created tensions with older findings in the search for an explanation for the reactor antineutrino anomaly.

Explained | Why is the land sinking in Joshimath?

11/01/2023
The town has developed in exactly the way a committee of experts advised against — 46 years ago.

When a fair game of chess becomes a matter of statistics in the courtroom

11/01/2023
How can you tell when a player has cheated?

Why happy rather than sad music soothes newborns – new research

10/01/2023
Newborns respond to aspects of music, such as its beat, structure as well as consonance and dissonance.

Indian-American space expert named NASA's new chief technologist

10/01/2023
In his position, Charania will align NASA’s agencywide technology investments with mission needs across six mission directorates

New year resolutions: Why your brain isn’t wired to stick to them – and what to do instead

10/01/2023
One of the main reasons why promises fail before the end of January is because they are vague.

Women work harder than men – our anthropological study reveals why

10/01/2023
Unequal bargaining power in a household can lead to unequal contributions to the partnership.

Virgin Orbit reports ‘anomaly’ in satellite launch from U.K.

10/01/2023
Virgin Orbit says a mission to launch the first satellites into orbit from Western Europe has suffered an “anomaly.”

U.N. says ozone layer slowly healing, hole to mend by 2066

10/01/2023
A United Nations scientific report says Earth's protective ozone layer is slowly but noticeably healing

Daily Quiz | On Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on land

10/01/2023
Here is a quiz on the Mount Everest, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas

The open access movement, to make academic papers accessible for all

09/01/2023
The OA movement is prominent today because of the high cost of accessing scientific papers. There are multiple OA initiatives which make scholarly work free and attainable. India recently took the first steps toward the same with its ‘One Nation, One Subscription’ (ONOS) scheme

Evidence of a giant mantle plume found on Mars

09/01/2023
According to scientists, a giant mantle plume may be situated underneath a low-lying area of the red planet.

Can customary harvesting of NZ’s native species be sustainable? Archaeology and palaeo-ecology provide some answers

09/01/2023
Recent proposals would allow Māori to resume traditional harvesting practices (mahinga kai) on conservation land.

Indian researchers developing treatment for rare genetic disorder 'Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy'

08/01/2023
The current therapeutic options available to treat DMD are minimal and highly expensive treatment.

Hurricane Ian capped 2 weeks of extreme storms around the globe: Here's what's known about how climate change fuels tropical cyclones

08/01/2023
Climate change increases the upper limit on hurricane strength and rain rate and that it also raises the average sea level and therefore storm surge.

Climate change is making flooding worse: 3 reasons the world is seeing more record-breaking deluges and flash floods

08/01/2023
Although floods are a natural occurrence, human-caused climate change is making severe flooding events like these more common.

Is Omicron variant XBB.1.5’s superior binding causing higher transmissibility?

07/01/2023
XBB.1.5 is the most transmissible variant that has been detected yet, and it has already spread to over 29 countries so far

Centre rebuts claims that statutory regulations were violated during GM mustard approval

07/01/2023
The Coalition of GM-free India had released a report alleging that no health expert ever participated in GM mustard appraisal

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