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Oceans were always there on Earth: Scientists

Debunking previous theories that water came late to Earth well after the planet had formed, researchers have significantly moved back the clock for the first evidence of water on Earth and in the inner solar system. Reuters photo

Debunking previous theories that water came late to Earth well after the planet had formed, researchers have significantly ...

Antarctic ozone hole stands steady: study

The Antarctic ozone hole reached its peak size in September, stretching to 24.1 million square kilometres, almost the same...

Are you sleeping with your smartphone?

A considerable number of people take their smartphones with them to bed - some even holding them in their hands as they dream, said a survey. Reuters file photo

A considerable number of people take their smartphones with them to bed - some even holding them in their hands as they dream...

Heart's own immune cells can heal it: study

The heart holds its own pool of immune cells that can heal the organ after injury, according to new study that may pave the way for new treatments for heart failure in humans. File  illustration

The heart holds its own pool of immune cells that can heal the organ after injury, according to new study that may pave the way......

Queen Elizabeth opens new Tata JLR plant in UK

Britains Queen Elizabeth II drove up in a Tata Motors Range Rover to inaugurate a new 500-million pound Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) engine plant here in the West Midlands region of England today. Reuters file photo

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II drove up in a Tata Motors' Range Rover to inaugurate a new 500-million pound Jaguar Land...

Planet-forming lifeline found in binary star system

Astronomers have discovered a sustaining, planet-forming lifeline in a binary star system. AP File Photo for Representation

Astronomers have discovered a sustaining, planet-forming lifeline in a binary star system...

Social media can help stop spread of HIV

Tweets and Facebook posts could be a new tool to help curb the spread of HIV, scientists have found. Reuters file photo

Tweets and Facebook posts could be a new tool to help curb the spread of HIV, scientists have found. Although public health...

India plans second Mars mission in 2018

Riding on the recent success of its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India plans to revisit the planet in 2018. AP File Photo

Riding on the recent success of its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India plans to revisit the planet in 2018...

Ambulance drone to save heart attack victims

A student in the Netherlands has developed an ambulance drone fitted with defibrillator that can reach heart attack victims within minutes, and potentially help save thousands of lives. Courtesy: Alec Momont website

A student in the Netherlands has developed an 'ambulance drone' fitted with defibrillator that can reach heart attack victims...

Meditation makes you more creative: study

Certain meditation techniques can promote creative thinking, even if you have never meditated before, according to a new study. DH illustartion

Certain meditation techniques can promote creative thinking, even if you have never meditated before, according to a new study...

High powered MRI scans identify language centres in brain

A study from the Medical University of Vienna found how 7-Tesla ultra high-field MRI could be used to clearly show the brain.DH file Photo For Representation

A study from the Medical University of Vienna found how 7-Tesla ultra high-field MRI could be used to clearly show the brain...

Big Bang theory does not contradict Christianity

Pope Francis Monday said the Big Bang theory as a model for the origin of the Universe. Reuters File photo

Pope Francis Monday said the Big Bang theory as a model for the origin of the Universe does not rule out the intervention of a...

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Security personnel patrol a street after a protest by the supporters of Jammu and Kashmir...

India A players Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey during a practice match against Sri Lanka...

India A players Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey during a practice match against Sri Lanka...

Indian Air Force officers arrive at the Gateway of India after swimming for a distance...

Indian Air Force officers arrive at the Gateway of India after swimming for a distance...

The Navy hovercraft carrying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Sagar Island...

The Navy hovercraft carrying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Sagar Island...

A Rajasthani herder with his cows in Gurgaon...

A Rajasthani herder with his cows in Gurgaon...

Devotees wait for the Sun to offer prayers, during Chhath Puja festival in Agra...

Devotees wait for the Sun to offer prayers, during Chhath Puja festival in Agra...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on Black Money with a message...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on Black Money with a message...

BJP workers arrange the cut-outs of party symbol (lotus) to decorate the boats at the Marine...

BJP workers arrange the cut-outs of party symbol (lotus) to decorate the boats at the Marine...

A police man investigates the tunnel dug up by the robbers in Gohana bank heist, in Sonipat...

A police man investigates the tunnel dug up by the robbers in Gohana bank heist, in Sonipat...

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sweeps in a stree during a cleanliness drive as a part...

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sweeps in a stree during a cleanliness drive as a part...

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