Millions at risk due to flooding from melting mountain glaciers: Report - Science News

Nearly 15 million people across the world are at risk of catastrophic flooding from melting mountain glaciers. Temperatures across the planet increasing due to global warming, the glaciers melt and form glacial lakes. The increase in meltwater in such lakes threatens the population living nearby such bodies.
#ScienceNews #News #Science #Enviornment


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In a message to sustainability, PM Modi wears jacket made from recycled plastic bottles - The Economic Times

The prime minister chose to wear a sky-blue bandhgala jacket. He is likely to reply to the motion of thanks on the President's address in the Lok Sabha.
#Modi #TheEconomicTimes #News #Science #Enviornment


49 minutes ago

In a first, NASA’s James Webb Telescope detects small Asteroid in the main belt

The smallest object ever discovered by the webb Telescope. It is located in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. The discovery was made by a team of european scientists using the mid-infraRed instrument (MIRI) data.
#NASA #Mars #News #Science #Physics


15 hours ago

Wildlife photography tips: How to become a wildlife photographer, here are some valuable tips from expert Priyanka Agarwal - The Economic Times

Regulators will do what is “appropriate” on matters related to the Adani Group. Top seven IT services exporters in india posted a fall in headcount as on December 31 from three months earlier.
#PriyankaAgarwal #TheEconomicTimes #dia #News #Science #Wildlife


2 days ago

SpaceX may attempt Starship rocket launch in March, says Elon Musk

Chief has announced that its giant Starship rocket system could go orbital for the first time next month if all goes according to plan. If remaining tests go well, we will attempt a Starship launch next month, Musk tweeted.
#ElonMusk #SpaceX #Starship #News #Science #OuterSpace


3 days ago

Brazil sinks aircraft carrier in Atlantic despite pollution risk

The decommissioned aircraft carrier was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean on friday. Environmentalists said the warship contained tonnes of asbestos, heavy metals and other toxic materials that could pollute the marine food chain. A fire that broke out on board the ship in 2005 accelerated the vessel’s decline.
#EnvironmentNews #Brazil #News #Science #Enviornment


4 days ago

Brazil's navy sinks São Paulo aircraft carrier amid climate protest - The Washington Post

The navy said it had carried out a “planned and controlled” operation to sink a decommissioned aircraft carrier nearly 220 miles off its coast. The operation was carried out with the necessary technical competencies and safety measures in order to avoid logistical, operational, environmental and economic losses to the Brazilian state. Despite those assurances, it was a near certainty that not everyone would see it that way.
#TheWashingtonPost #Brazilian #Brazil #News #Science #Enviornment


4 days ago

Navi Mumbai: City Environment Preservation Society to hold a seminar on World Wetlands Day

The theme of this year’s seminar is “Restoration of wetlands” and “Role of Common People to Save Wetlands – Refuse Plastics” several officials expected to be present at the event.
#CityEnvironmentPreservationSociety #WorldWetlandsDay #NaviMumbai #News #Science #Enviornment


4 days ago

Government taking steps to build indigenous capability for space tourism: Minister

The central government is taking all measures to increase domestic capacity for future realisation of space tourism. The minister said Isro has carried out a few feasibility studies for a sub-orbital space tourism mission onboard a liquid propellant stage booster.
#IndiaNews #News #Science #OuterSpace


4 days ago

Genes Behind Coronary Artery Disease Identified For 1st Time

Researchers from the university of Virginia have identified genes that play key roles in the development of coronary artery disease, the top cause of death worldwide. CAD is caused by the buildup of fatty plaques in the walls of the arteries that supply blood to the heart, but the genetic factors that contribute to it remain murky.
#News #Science #Genetics


4 days ago

Shifting stripes - India Today

The govt is working on a plan to translocate the teeming tigers to other states as well as from congested areas to elsewhere within the state. A steady growth in the number of big cats in the state has increased their conflict with humans.
#IndiaToday #Maharashtra #News #Science #Wildlife


4 days ago

Tiger found dead in Wayanad: Farmer booked under Wild Life (Protection) Act, natives irked, Tiger found dead in Wayanad, Farmer booked, Wild Life (Protection) Act, kerala wildlife attack

The tiger had killed domestic animals and the natives had staged a protest to capture the big cat. The carcass was found while searching for the animal a few days ago.
#WildLife(Protection)Act #Wayanad #News #Science #Wildlife


5 days ago

111 payloads, 105 space debris identified as ‘Indian objects’ orbiting Earth: Space minister

111 payloads and 105 space debris identified as 'Indian objects' have been tracked and catalogued by the US Space Command. The space minister said the government has not allowed external agencies to use Isro facilities and that only non-government Indian entities are being allowed to use these space facilities.
#TimesofIndia #Indian #Earth #News #Science #OuterSpace


5 days ago

Wetlands in Kashmir on verge of extinction

The total area of the major wetlands in the Jhelum basin has decreased from 288.96 sq km in 1972 to 266.45 sq km at present. In and around Srinagar city only, 20 wetlands have been lost to urban colonies during the last five decades.
#Kashmir #News #Science #Enviornment


5 days ago

Space power China to build ground stations in Antarctica to enhance ocean monitoring

China's global network of ground stations to support a growing number of satellites and outer space ambitions has evoked concern from other nations that it could be used for espionage. In 2020, Sweden's state-owned space company refused to renew contracts with China or accept new Chinese business citing “changes in geopolitics”
#Chinese #China #News #Science #OuterSpace


5 days ago

Amid farm losses and fragmented habitats, Kerala struggles to mitigate human-wildlife conflict

More than 20,000 residents in Kottiyoor village whose livelihoods depend directly or indirectly on agriculture. Opposition alleged there have been 640 casualties since 2018 in the state.
#Kerala #News #Science #Wildlife


5 days ago

Unlocking the Power of Epigenetics for Better Health

Lifestyle modifications are complex and influenced by multiple factors, so lifestyle modifications should be viewed as just one aspect of a comprehensive approach to health and wellbeing. Many of these diseases are genetically encoded in the DNA, and are triggered by factors such as lifestyle, metabolism, and environment.
#Better #News #Science #Genetics


6 days ago

Ngt Seeks Reply From Govt Over Ill-effects Of Desert Fest On Wildlife

Bench heard writ petition filed by environmentalists regarding ill-effects on wildlife due to desert festival on february 5. The district administration on Wednesday cancelled the events to be organised in Khudi and Sam and shifted the venue to Poonam stadium.
#JaipurNews #DesertFest #Khudi #News #Science #Wildlife


6 days ago

637 killed in animal attacks in last five years: Kerala minister

At least 637 people were killed in wild animal attacks in the last five years. The state forest minister admitted animal attacks have risen. But it was not true the government was not taking remedial measures.
#LatestNewsIndia #Kerala #News #Science #Wildlife


6 days ago

Scientists release the most accurate map of all the matter in universe - India Today

Researchers from the university of Chicago and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) have released one of the most precise measurements ever made of how matter is distributed across the universe today. They found that matter in the universe is not as clumpy as was expected.
#IndiaToday #News #Science #Physics


6 days ago

637 people killed in animal attacks in last 5 years: Kerala forest minister

At least 637 people were killed in wild animal attack in the last five years, state forest minister says. He admits the government intervention in animal attack cases is minimal. Forest officials are working day in and out to minimise damages.
#LatestNewsIndia #Kerala #News #Science #Wildlife


6 days ago

Opposition flays Kerala govt over lack of plan to prevent man-animal conflicts - India Today

The opposition in the state assembly flayed the ruling government. He said that people living close to forests are living in constant fear. The opposition staged a walkout after its demand to adjourn the House.
#IndiaToday #Kerala #News #Science #Wildlife


6 days ago

Life on Mars? It could have dropped its teddy

The hiRISE is one of six instruments aboard the Orbiter. It snaps super-detailed pictures of the red planet helping to map the surface for possible future missions, either by humans or robots. The team has captured images of avalanches as they happened.
#LifeonMars #Orbiter #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

Two-day conference held in Ramnagar on deterring wildlife crimes

Experts from the cell of the forest ministry laid emphasis on exposing the frontline forest staff to the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 and the Indian Evidence Act. One session was on the proper use of intelligence, intelligence collection methods, agent/source running, followed by a question-and-answer session. Another session on 'Search and Seizure' was conducted by wildlife inspector, Arnab Basu.
#ArnabBasu #DehradunNews #IndianEvidenceAct #Ramnagar #News #Science #Wildlife


1 weeks ago

U.S

The EPA has moved to stop the company from storing mine waste at the watershed. The project has been on a roller coaster for the past 15 years. Former president Barack Obama opposed the project, and his successor Donald Trump ultimately did after deciding it was too risky.
#BarackObama #S.EPA #Peb #Alaska #News #Science #Enviornment


1 weeks ago

‘Less clumpy’ universe may suggest existence of mysterious forces

Observations by the Dark Energy Survey and the South Pole Telescope chart the distribution of matter with the aim of understanding the competing forces that shaped the evolution of the universe. The results did not pass the statistical threshold that scientists consider to be ironclad enough to claim a discovery.
#TheGuardian #DarkEnergySurvey #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

JEE Mains Exam 2023: Shift 2 exam easy to moderate, complete analysis here

The difficulty level of exam was easy to moderate. The paper had three parts & each part had two sections. MCQs were tricky compared to Numerical Section.
#HindustanTimes #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

Prostate cancer genetics podcast series features medical oncologists, genetic counselors and a patient

A paper detailing patient reception to the podcasts was recently published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases. New episodes of the podcast will drop on Tuesdays (https://open.sPotify.cOm/show/4FYxW2zUgJmW8wkVbiOXBb?si=dca177dda31443f6)
#ProstateCancerandProstaticDiseases #News #Science #Genetics


1 weeks ago

Scientists trying to bring dodo bird back from extinction

The dodo.COlossal gave life to real-world visions of Jurassic Park in 2021. It also planned to de-extinct the Australian thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger. This new project, announced Tuesday, would bring back a species that's historically highlighted as a case of how humans can contribute to the extinction of an animal species.
#Australian #News #Science #Genetics


1 weeks ago

NASA image of Mars shows shape of a bear's face - The Washington Post

The formation, originally captured by NASA last month, immediately won fans on social media. It looked like the shape of a bear’s face, hundreds of millions of miles away. The discovery was published just one day before a 19-foot asteroid would pass by the Earth on Jan. 26.
#NASA #Mars #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

Bioscience company hopes to bring the extinct dodo bird back to life

The dodo is the third animal Colossal is hoping to de-extinct. The woolly mammoth is a prime example of a species that became extinct because we—people—made it impossible for them to survive in their native habitat.
#News #Science #Genetics


1 weeks ago

Is artificial intelligence faster than brain learning? Study finds

DL architectures have several tens of feedforward (consecutive) layers. Brain dynamics contain just a single filter located close to the retina. The last necessary component is the mathematical complex DL training procedure.
#HindustanTimes #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

JEE Main 2023: NTA to Re-Open Application Correction Window After Session 1 Result

Interested and eligible can fill up the JEE Main 2023 April session/ Session 2 Application form by visiting the official website at jeemain.nTa.nIc.iN. The national testing agency (NTA) will reopen the application correction window for phase 1 of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) main 2023 soon after the results.
#NTA #JointEntranceExamination #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

Madhya Pradesh: For first time, IISER researchers unravel genetic makeup of 4 native Indian cow breeds

The genome is like a blueprint or a set of instructions required by an organism to live and survive. It's made up of tiny units called genes, which contain the information needed for the organism to grow, develop, and function properly. The study has been co-authored by Dr Vineet K Sharma and his research scholars.
#VineetKSharma #IISER #Indian #MadhyaPradesh #News #Science #Genetics


1 weeks ago

JEE Main 2023 Session 1 ends tomorrow, check timelines for JEE Mains Answer Key, Result and more

IStockJoint Entrance Exam, JEE Main 2023 Session 1 ends tomorrow, January 31, 2023. NTA will release the answer key on the official website – jeemain.nTa.nIc.iN. Candidates will appear for the B.E and B.TEch papers.
#NTA #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

‘genetic Tests To Improve Cancer Care’

Genetic tests can be carried out for less than 25,000 in india, he said. Genetic tests will help stop wrong medications to improve adherence to therapy.
#ChennaiNews #dia #News #Science #Genetics


1 weeks ago

Curious bear discovers wildlife camera, ends up posing for 400 selfies in US

There are 9 motion-detecting cameras positioned across the park's 46,000 acres. Animals tend to walk past the cameras without paying much heed. But not this bear. Craze for taking selfies is not only prevalent among humans.
#IndiaToday #Internet #News #Science #Wildlife


1 weeks ago

How Indian cows adapt to tropical climate: IISER Bhopal team unravels genetic makeup - The Week

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, have managed to sequence the genome of four native cow breeds for the first time. The study will help in improving the breeding and management of native cows leading to increased productivity and sustainability in the Indian cattle industry.
#IISERBhopal #Indian #Bhopal #News #Science #Genetics


1 weeks ago

JEE MAIN 2023: Students Urge NTA, BSEB to Reschedule Feb 1 Exam

Students urged the NTA and exam authorities to postpone JEE Main 2023 to a later date. A section of JEE aspirants have complained that they are yet to receive the admit card for Jan 31 exam.
#NTA #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

JEE Main 2023 Shift 1 Exam Analysis: Physics Easiest, Math Moderate, Claim Students

A majority of the students said the physics part was the easiest, whereas the chemistry was of easy to moderate levels. The paper was a typical JEE Main 2023 exam of moderate difficulty level.
#News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

Asteroid's sudden flyby shows blind spot in planetary threat detection - India Today

The roughly 20-meter meteor that exploded in 2013 over Chelyabinsk, Russia is a once-every-100-years event. The discovery of an asteroid the size of a small shipping truck just days before it passed Earth on Thursday highlights a blind spot in our ability to predict those that could actually cause damage.
#IndiaToday #Chelyabinsk #News #Science #Physics


1 weeks ago

Nasa's new rocket engine could shorten the journey time to Mars and Moon: A game-changer for deep space exploration

RDRE system has the potential to power both human landers and interplanetary vehicles going to deep space destinations like mars and the moon. A new type of rocket supersonic rocket engine called a Rotating Detonation Rocket Engine (RDRE) will help Nasa with deep space missions.
#Nasa #Mars #News #Science #OuterSpace


1 weeks ago

Two Researchers To Study Aravali ‘wildlife Corridor’ Over Three Years

Wildlife researchers have initiated a study to map the movement of leopards through forested areas between the Asola Bhatti Sanctuary in the south Delhi Ridge and the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan. In 2016-17, the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) carried out a research of the Aravalis, including the leopard population, in south Haryana.
#News #AsolaBhattiSanctuary #News #Science #Wildlife


1 weeks ago

3 arrested at Bengaluru airport for trying to smuggle rare animals - India Today

The animals attempted to be smuggled by the said passengers were seized under the provisions of the Customs Act. Three passengers arrived from Bangkok to Bengaluru's Kempegowda international airport were apprehended by the DRI.
#IndiaToday #CustomsAct #Bengaluru #News #Science #Wildlife


1 weeks ago

Carbon credits: towards net zero or zero credibility?

More than 90% of rainforest carbon offsets by biggest provider are worthless. When such credits are sold within offset schemes they legitimise additional carbon emissions that contribute to global heating. In principle the idea of avoided deforestation is sound.
#TheGuardian #News #Science #Enviornment


1 weeks ago

Rare animals in check-in baggage: Passengers from Bangkok held in Bengaluru

Officials recovered 18 non-indigenous animals, including snakes. This led to the busting of a racket at a farmhouse where 139 animals of 48 extremely rare and threatened species were found.
#HindustanTimes #Bangkok #News #Science #Wildlife


1 weeks ago

Wildlife smugglers land in Bengaluru Airport with four primates, 14 snakes from Bangkok; Kempegowda International Airport, Karnataka forest department, wildlife smuggling, Bannerghatta Biological Park

Three passengers were nabbed with 14 reptiles and four primates at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) the species were handed over to the Karnataka forest department and are known to be safe and secure.
#TimesofIndia #BengaluruAirport #News #Science #Wildlife


1 weeks ago

Study Explains Migration Events That Brought Genetic Diversity Among Nepalese

Study explains migration events that brought genetic diversity among Nepalese population. PIB India (@PIB_India) may not have modified or edited the content body.
#PIBIndia #Nepalese #News #Science #Genetics


1 weeks ago

Crispr Wants to Feed the World

New research aims at reducing carbon emissions from agriculture. The next space for Crispr innovations will be climate change. In 2023, bold new efforts to target climate change will begin.
#WIREDUK #News #Science #Genetics


1 weeks ago

Bear takes 400 selfies on Colorado wildlife cam in Boulder Open Space

The photos were originally posted two months ago on the Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Instagram account but were reposted Monday on Twitter. The tweet caught the eye of many social media users, some of whom chimed in with a few jokes.
#Bear #Colorado #News #Science #Wildlife


1 weeks ago

Discovery of New Genetic Disorder Sheds Light on Immunodeficiency

New genetic disorder leaves patients vulnerable to opportunistic infections. There are more than 400 known genetic conditions that weaken the immune system, often called primary immunodeficiencies. Many patients lack a genetic diagnosis that can help them access the right treatment.
#InsidePrecisionMedicine #News #Science #Genetics


2 weeks ago

Capturing the Beauty of the Wild: The Challenges and Rewards of Wildlife Photography with Priyanka Agarwal

Priyanka Agarwal, an experienced wildlife photographer, has spent her time in the densest of forests to capture the beautiful beasts that lurk deep inside. She believes that spending time in nature and observing wild animals is crucial for becoming a successful wildlife photographer.
#PriyankaAgarwal #CapturingtheBeautyoftheWild #News #Science #Wildlife


2 weeks ago

Hunters Charged With Illegal Take Of Wildlife On North Fork: DEC

Hunters admitted to taking multiple Canada geese in the area. The ECOs found corn scattered in front of a hunting blind and within decoys on the property.
#DEC #NorthFork #News #Science #Wildlife


2 weeks ago

Madhya Pradesh: Students take pledge to protect wildlife, forest at Anubhuti Camp in Mundi

Anubhuti camp concluded at Chandgarh forest range in Mundi. Around 120 students of Excellence School & Model School, Mundi participated. A fun quiz competition was also organised in which environment-related questions were asked.
#News #Science #Wildlife


2 weeks ago

Actor Darshan, wife booked under Wildlife Act

A video went viral on social media after the Makara Sankranti festival. Forest mobile squad officers raided the actor’s farmhouse on T Narasipura road. They found four bar-headed geese caged in.
#Darshan #HindustanTimes #WildlifeAct #Bengaluru #News #Science #Wildlife


2 weeks ago

Ageing could be delayed, stopped, or even reversed according to new research

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to. You can unsubscribe at any time. Senescent cells have been linked to all manners of disease, from arthritis to Alzheimer's disease.
#Express.co.uk #Alzheimers #News #Science #Genetics


2 weeks ago

Study Reveals Several Genes, Individual Genetic Variations Are Associated with Atrial Fibrillation

Polygenic risk scores were generated using genetic data from over a million individuals. At-risk patients predicted atrial fibrillation, stroke and mortality.
#ScienceNews #News #Science #Genetics


2 weeks ago

Let wild animals be confined to national parks: Madhav Gadgil

Ecologist has slammed the irrational protection of wild animals in the country. Tigers and other wild animals should be protected inside the national parks and wild life sanctuaries, not outside. The tiger population grows, which is a natural phenomenon.
#MadhavGadgil #Thiruvananthapuram #News #Science #Enviornment


2 weeks ago

In rare sighting, albino dhole found in Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary- The New Indian Express

An albino dhole (wild dog) was sighted at the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) the animal was first spotted by the foot patrolling team inside the sanctuary. It was shared in public domain on friday by wildlife enthusiasts.
#TheNewIndianExpress #CauveryWildlifeSanctuary #News #Science #Wildlife


2 weeks ago

Greenland: Greenland at its warmest in 1,000 years: Study - The Economic Times

The warming recorded in the decade from 2001-2011 exceeds the range of pre-industrial temperature variability in the past millennium. The melting of the ice sheet is already leading to rising sea levels, threatening millions of people living along coasts.
#TheEconomicTimes #Greenland #News #Science #Enviornment


2 weeks ago