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Jupiter has more than 75 moons

NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured a striking view of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot and turbulent southern hemisphere as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet. Juno is in a highly-elliptical, 53-day orbit around Jupiter. Each orbit includes a close passage over the planet’s cloud deck, where it flies a ground track that extends […]

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PATIENT WAS 3,000KM AWAY!

China performs 5G-based remote brain surgery INDEED it is a landmark brain surgery. Chinese PLA General Hospital (PLAGH), with the help of China Mobile and Huawei 5G technology, carried out the operation on 16 March last. Conducted by Dr. Ling Zhipei, chief physician of the First Medical Centre of the Beijing-based PLAGH and Department of […]

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GREEN LEAF ON EARTH’S SATELLITE

China has sprouted cotton seed on the moon COTTON seeds that traveled to the Moon with China’s spacecraft Chang’e-4 have sprouted, according to CGTN, the global arm of state broadcaster CCTV. The news came after the lander and rover touched down on the Moon’s far side to conduct a series of experiments including testing the […]

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New ECG uses signals from ear, hand

A NOVEL electrocardiogram (ECG) method which uses signals from the ear and hand to check heart rhythm was revealed at EHRA European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. The ECG does not require two hands and could be used by drivers, athletes, and the military. Study author Dr Raffaele De Lucia, of the University Hospital of […]

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It heals wounds 4 times faster

RESEARCHERS have created an electronic bandage that helps wounds heal FOUR TIMES faster. E-band was wrapped around the chests of rats with a cut on their backs.When they breathed, a positively and negatively charged layer rubbed together. Skin has a remarkable ability to heal itself. But in some cases, wounds heal very slowly or not […]

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Device offers good sleep

GADGETS are designed to keep people captivated when we are awake. Incidentally, technology hasn’t really bothered much about putting us to sleep, has it? Perhaps good earphones help in lulling you to sleep with some good tunes playing in your ear, but that’s pretty much it. Nevertheless, course correction could be on the way. The […]

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“HUMANKIND’S HOME IN SPACE”

China’s upcoming space station to work by 2022 CHINA’s space station will become a common home in space for all humankind. The Chinese Space Station belongs not only to China, but also to the world, observed Shi Zhongjun, China’s ambassador to the UN in Vienna. In his words “outer space should become a new domain for promoting the common […]

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Do microplastics affect health?

Most people use plastic every day. However, this material generally isn’t biodegradable. Over time, it breaks down into tiny pieces called microplastics, which can be harmful to the environment. What’s more, recent studies have shown that microplastics are found commonly in food, particularly seafood. Microplastics are commonly found in food sources, particularly seafood. This may […]