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Scientists discover galaxies creating stars at faster pace

Extremely old galaxies which were formed less than a billion years after the Big Bang, have been discovered by scientists. Stars are created by the galaxies in a much faster way than our own Milky...

News Nation Bureau | May 25, 2017 08:41 PM

'Psyche': NASA to launch its robotic space craft to a unique metal asteroid in 2022

Launch of a robotic space craft to a unique metal asteroid 'Psyche' in the year 2022 has been announced recently by NASA.

News Nation Bureau | May 25, 2017 08:12 PM

Scientists solve the mystery of how whales became the biggest animal on Earth

Fossil records show that ancient whales were much smaller, now the recent study has finally provided an answer relating to the evolution of gigantism the currently living behemoths.

News Nation Bureau | May 25, 2017 10:20 AM

Sea-level rise is much larger than previously thought, says study

The study suggests a significantly faster rate of rise in sea-levels as compared to past research.

News Nation Bureau | May 25, 2017 09:22 AM

Study of 7.2 million-year-old pre-human fossil suggests humans originated in Europe not Africa

Two fossils of Graecopithecus freybergi were studied by the researchers using state-of-the-art methods. Following the study, the researchers concluded that they belong to pre-humans.

News Nation Bureau | May 24, 2017 02:00 PM

NASA astronauts emergency spacewalk outside ISS at 5:30 PM; failed MDM data relay box to be replaced

Two NASA astronauts – Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer - will be replacing the multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM) data relay box on the S0 truss that suffered a...

News Nation Bureau | May 23, 2017 04:25 PM

Doomsday on May 31, 2017? Viral YouTube video claims end of the world is just a week away

Doomsday fear has once again cropped up with a viral YouTube video claiming that the end of the world is just a week away, precisely on May 31, 2017. The video has been titled ‘End of The...

News Nation Bureau | May 23, 2017 01:05 PM

Astronomers come up with largest 3-D map of universe yet, thanks to bright quasars

The first and largest map of the large-scale structure of the universe has been created by the astronomers. The largest map of the universe created ever is based entirely on the positions of quasars,...

News Nation Bureau | May 22, 2017 06:53 PM

NASA, ISRO NISAR mission: $1.5 billion satellite to be launched from India atop GSLV rocket in 2021

The NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite is likely to cost more than USD 1.5 billion and both US and India will bear the cost for the same. This could also be the world’s most expensive...

News Nation Bureau | May 22, 2017 02:18 PM

Scientists discover antibody to fight different types of cancer

Scientists have identified an antibody that can promote the immune system's ability to fight different types of cancer and reduce tumor growth.

PTI | May 21, 2017 06:34 PM

Now, low-cost sensors available for diagnosing diseases from your breath

A low-cost, disposable sensor that can diagnose disease indicators in one’s breath has been developed by scientists. The sensor will work as early warning for the patients to call doctor.

News Nation Bureau | May 21, 2017 03:16 PM

NASA scientists name new species after Kalam to honour him

A new bacteria on the filters of International Space Station (ISS) was discovered by the researchers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and named Solibacillus kalamii in order to honour the late...

News Nation Bureau | May 21, 2017 02:34 PM

ISRO set to launch 3 satellites to boost internet speed in India

ISRO is planning to launch three communications satellites in order to usher in an age of high-speed internet in the country.

News Nation Bureau | May 21, 2017 12:04 PM

Mysterious Alien star brightness dips; scientists rush to solve the fluctuations mystery

The most mysterious star in the galaxy has begun darkening again. And in order to study the fluctuations of light scientists are rushing with their telescopes.

News Nation Bureau | May 21, 2017 07:57 AM

NASA sending crew supplies, equipment to ISS astronauts via SpaceX Dragon spacecraft

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, which will be launched atop the Falcon 9 rocket, will carry and deliver crew supplies, equipment and scientific research to astronauts who live aboard the ISS.

News Nation Bureau | May 20, 2017 05:21 PM