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Apple iPhone to use GPS and GLONASS

The latest Apple iPhone will be the first among cellphone manufacturers outside Russia to use both the global navigation satellite systems – American GPS and Russian GLONASS.

NPOESS launched by NASA

NPOESS launched by NASA National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System was launched by American Space Agency (NASA) aboard a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. NPP satellite a first of its-kind satellite that will send back… Continue Reading →

PSLV-C17 launches GSAT-12 Satellite

PSLV-C17 launches GSAT-12 Satellite India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C17) successfully launched 1,410 kilograms GSAT-12 communication satellite on July 15, 2011 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch of PSLV-C17 was the eighteenth successive successful flight of PSLV…. Continue Reading →

Vechur Cow milk

 Vechur Cow milk The Vechur Cow, acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest in the world (90 cm in height), is in the news again after a scientific analysis of its milk confirmed medicinal properties. It… Continue Reading →

Water Ice at Mercury’s Poles

Water Ice at Mercury’s Poles A NASA spacecraft called Messenger in the last week of March 2012 discovered further evidence for the existence of water ice at Mercury’s Poles. NASA previous work revealed patches near Mercury’s poles that strongly reflect… Continue Reading →

A Gas-filled Aspirin to fight Cancer

A Gas-filled Aspirin to fight Cancer A scientist from Iran developed a gas-filled aspirin that can enhance the cancer-fighting ability of the drug but it can also cause bleeding in the gut and ulcers. The new Aspirin was dubbed NOSH,… Continue Reading →

Curiosity

Curiosity NASA launched Rover, nicknamed ‘Curiosity’ to explore the planet Mars. The rover also known as the Mars Science laboratory (MSL) was launched from Florida on an Atlas 5 rocket. It is due to arrive at the Red Planet on… Continue Reading →

Way to transform Ordinary Tissue into Heart Muscle cells

Way to transform Ordinary Tissue into Heart Muscle cells Scientists discovered a way to transform ordinary tissue into beating heart muscle cells. It could pave the way for new therapeutic approaches for making a damaged hear to repair itself. Scientists… Continue Reading →

Electronic Nose to Fight Tuberculosis

Electronic Nose to Fight Tuberculosis The Electronic Nose, which has the potential to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) in symptomatic patients, was awarded a $950,000 grants from Grand Challenges Canada and the Bill & Melina Gates Foundation to enable it to support… Continue Reading →