Researchers get a better grip on left and right handedness - ZEE5 News

Researchers get a better grip on left and right handedness - ZEE5 News


Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers have identified 48 genetic variants that influence if a person is left-handed, right-handed, or ambidextrous.

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New insights into the origin of diamonds in meteorites - Mint


These diamonds most likely formed by rapid shock transformation from graphite during one or more major impacts into the ureilite parent asteroid in the early solar system

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International New York Times

Nobel laureate, inventor of ‘tractor beam’ Arthur Ashkin passes away - Deccan Herald


Arthur Ashkin, a physicist who was awarded a 2018 Nobel Prize for figuring out how to harness the power of light to trap microscopic objects for closer study, calling his invention optical tweezers, died on Sept. 21 at his home in Rumson, New Jersey. He was 9…

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Global Warming is Making Oceans More 'Stable.' Here's Why That's Extremely Bad News - News18


Warmer surface water has expanded the force and range of deadly tropical storms. Marine heatwaves are wiping out coral reefs, and accelerating the melt-off of glaciers and ice sheets driving sea level rise.

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Elon Musk plans IPO for SpaceX's Starlink when revenue growth is predictable - Deccan Herald


Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk plans to list SpaceX's space internet venture, Starlink, several years in the future when revenue growth is smooth and predictable. "Public market does *not* like erratic cash flow haha," the billionaire entrepreneu…

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India’s AstroSat completes 5 years of mapping stars, galaxies in space - Hindustan Times


AstroSat, India’s first multi-wavelength astronomical observatory, was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on September 28, 2015. It has carried out 1,166 observations of 800 unique celestial sources proposed by scientists both from Indi…

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Natasha Kumar

Harvard scientists trace the role of volcanoes in changing human history - The Times Hub


Over the past two millennia, volcanoes have significantly affected the Earth's weather conditions. Scientists from Harvard even believe that the eruptions and the temperature fluctuations

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H2O Is Deceptively Complicated: First-Ever Measurements Show Supercooled Water Is Really Two Liquids in One - SciTechDaily


First-ever measurements provide evidence that extremely cold liquid water exists in two distinct structures that co-exist and vary in proportion dependent on temperature. Supercooled water is really two liquids in one. That’s the conclusion reached by a resea…

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New mechanism that prevents hair loss identified -


A team of researchers from Cologne and Helsinki has discovered a mechanism that prevents hair loss: hair follicle stem cells, essential for hair to regrow, can prolong their life by switching their metabolic state in response to low oxygen concentration in th…

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Amanda Kooser

New species of cockroach-killing wasps discovered in 25-million-year-old amber - CNET


Ensign wasps have a particularly nasty way of destroying cockroach eggs.

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Water on Mars: Researchers discover 3 buried lakes on red planet - India Today


Researchers have confirmed the presence of one large saltwater lake, which was discovered two years ago, and also found three more lakes hidden under the surface of Mars.

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Study describes discovery of close binary trans-Neptunian object -


A new study authored by Southwest Research Institute scientists Rodrigo Leiva and Marc Buie reveals the binary nature of a trans-Neptunian object (TNO). Leiva and Buie utilized data obtained by the Research and Education Collaborative Occultation Network (REC…

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A world so hot that iron can turn into gas - Telegraph India


Detailed Picture Of Exotic Planet

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NASA's mission to explore Saturn's moon postponed - Somag News


NASA had developed a drone called Dragonfly to gather more information about Saturn's moon Titan. However, it will have to wait a little

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Plastic-Eating Super-Enzyme “Cocktail” Offers New Hope for Plastic Waste Solution - SciTechDaily


The scientists who re-engineered the plastic-eating enzyme PETase have now created an enzyme 'cocktail' which can digest plastic up to six times faster. A second enzyme, found in the same rubbish dwelling bacterium that lives on a diet of plastic bottles, has…

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Stacy Liberatore

Earth-skimming meteoroid dipped 56 miles into the atmosphere - Daily Mail


A meteoroid skimmed Earth's atmosphere for 19 seconds over the Netherlands and Germany. The object came in as low as 56 miles in altitude, covering a path of more than 466 miles

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Scientists precisely measure total amount of matter in the universe - Nanowerk


A top goal in cosmology is to precisely measure the total amount of matter in the universe, a daunting exercise for even the most mathematically proficient. A research team has now done just that.

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Know How to Manage Power on the Moon? NASA Might Have $5M for You - PCMag India


NASA partners with HeroX to create Watts on the Moon, a crowdsourcing challenge that asks people to submit ideas for power distribution, storage, and management on the moon.

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