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June 21, 2018 10:35:48 pm

Researchers have developed an electronic skin that is capable of being integrated into robotics, and being used to create prosthetic limbs.

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June 21, 2018 7:53:54 pm

NASA's Curiosity rover has shown signs of the Mars dust storm, which has been described as a 'planet-wide' occurrence.

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June 21, 2018 6:03:01 pm

Biotechnology can help in finding out the level of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 in the air, which is a burning issue in big cities around the world.

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June 21, 2018 11:01:53 am

The data from ECOSTRESS will show these changes in plants' temperatures, providing insight into their health and water use while there is still time for water managers to correct agricultural water imbalances.

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June 20, 2018 4:28:41 pm

They showed that the system works on users it has never interacted with before, meaning that organisations could deploy it in real-world settings without needing to train it on users.

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June 19, 2018 6:06:43 pm

Greenhouse gases exhaled during the eruptions that spawned the Medusae Fossae could have warmed Mars's surface enough for water to remain liquid at its surface.

June 18, 2018 10:16:33 pm

Astronomers have been able to picture a black hole destroying a star in its vicinity, giving proof to the capabilities of the celestial body's energy.

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June 18, 2018 9:12:44 pm

Scientists have created the world's fastest computer at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, that can process more than 3 billion calculations per second.

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June 18, 2018 7:50:20 pm

NASA has confirmed that Mars will reach its closest point to Earth in 15 years. At this location, it will fall into sight on July 27.

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June 16, 2018 5:03:18 pm

Over the course of his adult life, Hawking suffered from a motor-neuron condition linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), diagnosed in 1963.

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June 15, 2018 4:42:08 pm

The broadcast will be beamed towards the nearest black hole, 1A 0620-00, which lives in a binary system with a fairly ordinary orange dwarf star.

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June 15, 2018 4:27:27 pm

Opportunity's power levels had dropped significantly by June 6, requiring the rover to shift to minimal operations and later to temporarily suspend science operations.

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June 15, 2018 3:26:57 pm

Scientists have also speculated that exomoons might provide a favourable environment for life, perhaps even better than Earth.

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June 14, 2018 3:26:11 pm

The storm has already affected a quarter of the surface of Mars, equivalent to the size of the entire American continent, and could surround the planet in a few days, as happened in 2001 and 2007.

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June 13, 2018 9:53:56 pm

To understand her unique vision, scientists at the Western University's Brain and Mind Institute in Canada conducted tests including functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to examine the real-time structure and workings of her brain.

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June 13, 2018 7:29:04 pm

Scientists have created a robot that is able to quickly draw and test blood samples, in an effort to quicken treatment methods.

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June 13, 2018 5:18:26 pm

The flight took off from Edwards Air Force Base in California and entered into the Class-A airspace, where commercial airliners fly, just west of Edwards at an altitude of about 20,000 feet.

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June 13, 2018 5:18:06 pm

According to ISRO, the request for qualification (RFQ) will be issued from Wednesday for a price of Rs 25,000 and a security deposit of Rs 400,000 has to be paid along with the application.

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June 13, 2018 3:48:22 pm

Neil Armstrong gave the vial of moon dust along with a handwritten note to Laura Cicco when she was 10.

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June 12, 2018 10:29:12 pm

Scientists have found through a new study that interplanteary dust, as seen in comets and asteroids, may hold major clues to the history of planet formation.