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ASI discovers 254 copper coins of medieval era at Khirki Mosque

Sep 13, 2018
This mosque lies on the southern periphery of the village Khirki, New Delhi. The mosque was built by Khan-i-Jahan Junan Shah, the Prime Minister of Firoz Shah Tughluq (1351-88) and is believed to be one of the seven mosques built by him.

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Indian mosquitoes can transmit Zika virus infection: NIV study

Apr 17, 2018
The study demonstrated that how the Indian Aedes Aegypti mosquito, known for infecting people with dengue and chikungunya, is vulnerable to the Zika virus.

New group of walking fish found in Tasmania

Jan 26, 2018
A group of scientists have found a small population of fish that walk along the seabed off Australia's south coast in Tasmania. The fish species, the Red Handfish (Thymichthys politus) is only found in south-eastern Tasmania, an isolated island state.

Mt Hope new tallest mountain in British Antarctic Territory

Dec 11, 2017
As per new discovery from cartographers surveying Antarctica, Mt Hope is the tallest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory (BAT). Its height is measured at 3,239 meters above sea level.Earlier, maps showed Mt Jackson with the height 3,184 meters as the tallest mountain in the territory according to researchers at British Antarctic Survey (BAS).

Researchers develop new material that generates electricity when stretched

Nov 13, 2017
Researchers have developed a thin, flexible material that generates electricity when stretched or compressed. The specially designed rubber is able to convert mechanical movements into electrical charges.

Carved skulls fragments discovered at a Stone Age temple in Turkey

Jun 30, 2017
Three Neolithic skull fragments that were discovered show evidence of a unique type of post-mortem skull modification at the site.

China unveils World’s first train that runs on Virtual Tracks

Jun 22, 2017
China has unveiled the world's first ‘railless train’ that runs on a virtual track making use of a sensor technology instead of metal railway tracks.

US researchers identify new way to slow down cancer cell growth

May 30, 2017
Researchers from a University in the United States have identified a new method that could potentially slow down the fast-growing cancer cells.

Dinosaur mummy discovered in Canada with all skin intact

May 17, 2017
Canada has unveiled a Dinosaur Mummy that had been impeccably preserved with all the skin and gut contents intact.

Last dinosaur species to survive on Earth discovered!

May 6, 2017
The newly discovered species is reportedly one of the last ones to have survived on Earth before an asteroid strike wiped them out 66 million years ago.

This new test kit can detect cancer with just one drop of blood!

May 4, 2017
Chinese scientists have created a new test kit that can help detect any kind of cancer with just one drop of blood.

Archaeologists discover 4000-year-old model garden outside Egypt tomb

May 4, 2017
The discovery was made by a Spanish team in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis across the Nile from the modern-day city of Luxor.

IIT researchers used Jamun to create inexpensive solar cells

May 2, 2017
Scientists from IIT Roorkee created inexpensive solar cells using naturally occurring pigment in Jamun.

Seven Earth-like planets found orbiting the same star

Feb 25, 2017
Scientists are convinced that the discovery of the seven Earth-like exo-planets may lead to a new and interesting break-through in space studies.

Slovakian Curators have discovered world’s earliest emoji

Feb 6, 2017
Scientists have found what they believe is the world's oldest emoji – two dots, a line and a small circle- scrawled in a legal document dating back to 1635.

New Ginger species with medicinal properties discovered in Andamans

Jan 9, 2017
It has tuberous root and its inflorescence buds are urceolate in shape and its morphological features make it different from other species belonging to the genus Zingiber.

Scientists discover a new organ in human digestive system

Jan 5, 2017
New Research shows evidence of the existence of a new organ – Mesentery-within the human digestive system.

Ancient Camping site discovered in Ladakh

Dec 5, 2016
The site shows traces of human inhabitation, perhaps a temporary settlement of pre-historic hunters. It dates back to circa 8500 BCE.

7000-year-old city discovered in Egypt

Nov 25, 2016
The unearthed things include huts, pottery remains, iron tools and 15 graves. The sizes of some of the graves look even larger than the royal ones belonging to the kings in Abydos, indicating that those who were buried beneath held a high social standing.

Researchers discover biomarkers to identify drug-resistant TB

Nov 7, 2016
The research covered measuring of the levels of 4 miRNAs – miR-16, miR-29a, miR-125b and miR-155 in 30 newly diagnosed TB patients, 19 Multi Drug Resistant (MDR TB) patients and 10 patients who completed their therapy and were cured of the disease. 30 healthy individuals were also recruited as controls.

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