discovery Tag

Proxima b exoplanet

Space is infinitely enveloped with vacuum that consists of uncountable stars, asteroids, galaxies, planets, radiations (even those which are invisible to the human eye), black holes, comets, and quasars. Scientists highly believe that space may consist of many more elements or things that are yet to be discovered by long and untiring researches. It was the result of one of the untiring research and efforts...

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nature

‘Art imitates Nature’ is a very common phrase and practice; a lot of examples indicate the truth behind it. However, Latika Menon made a mind-blowing discovery, when she was studying something under the electron microscope, that Nature imitates Art.   Menon belongs to the eastern region of India, and therefore, she was not much familiar with the cultural dance, Bhavai pot dance, originated from Rajasthan. This pot...

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Fertility is one of the topics which has had a huge amount of dogma attached to it. The subject suffers a lot of misconceptions and myths which in turn has led to the poor health of the male and female bodies. To break this stigma, scientists thought that breaking the fourth wall between scientific studies and sexually active people is necessary.   A couple of decades ago,...

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lab

The mind is an interesting subject to study on, with its intricate, complicated nuances making people act the way they do. Ajay Satpute thought along these same lines, which made him try his hand in many fields - such as psychology and religion - before finally settling on neuroscience. After completing his graduation and post-doctoral from the University of California and Columbia University respectively, he...

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squids

Squids are highly interesting animals, with peculiar features bestowed on them by mother nature. One of those things is how squids can change their colours, from brown to red to back to brown again. Or also throw in some rainbows, metallic, and bright. This same ability can also be seen in other animals such as cuttlefish and octopus. Technically, all of them belong to one...

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According to the World Health Organisation, it is a win-win situation when women can decide for themselves when they are ready to conceive. However, for those who are not ready to conceive, several contraceptives like a patch, intrauterine system, vaginal ring, and contraceptive injection exist. The least intrusive among them is a daily contraceptive pill; however, forgetting to take any of these pills can prove...

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mars

Could there really be life on Mars? This question has fascinated mankind for generations. And of all the planets in the Solar System, Mars’ Earth-like qualities make it the number one candidate for exploration. The Martian year is twice as long as Earth’s, but visitors would still experience winter and summer seasons thanks to the planet’s tilted axis. Mars rotates at almost the same frequency...

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The pattern of more than 80,000 stars within the Milky Way emit a peculiar variety of colours- blue, red, green, and orange, similar to a phone or computer ‘s screen. However, you can manipulate it with your fingertips or your mouse by expanding or diminishing it. This cosmic vision was presented by Nature- the eminent British Journal who asked researchers at Northeastern University to research on...

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To gather more information about a special fish, Ben Moran,who had been a student of Northeastern University and also Knight-Hennessy scholar, travelled to the coastal region of Central America on May, 2017. In Belize, he went out to find a special type of fish called Maya hamlet and collect its DNA in the process. But soon he found out that the fishes were not where...

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Every household amenity in the United States is somehow always connected to the internet as often referred to as  smart devices. This can range from a thermostat, that you can operate using your smart phone, to a TV that enables your access to Netflix, a digital assistant like Google home or Alexa, and even a refrigerator that reminds you to buy a particular food item...

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