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Military using 13 satellites to keep eye on foes

NEW DELHI: With the successful launch of “eye in the sky” Cartosat-2E satellite with surveillance capabilities last Friday, the total number of satellites being used for military purpose has gone up to 13, an Isro source said. These satellites, which can be used for surveillance and mapping border areas, are primarily ... Read More »

Horror movies help identify how brain processes fear, anxiety

Scientists have used scenes from horror movies to identify a key neural pathway in humans that explains how our brain processes feelings of fear and anxiety, a finding that could help unlock new ways to treat mental health disorders. People are motivated to remember fearful events, because this information is ... Read More »

Indian scientists detect crack in Earth’s magnetic shield

The world’s largest and most sensitive cosmic ray monitor, located in India, has recorded a burst of galactic cosmic rays that indicates a crack in the Earth’s magnetic shield, according to scientists. he burst occurred when a giant cloud of plasma ejected from the solar corona struck Earth at a ... Read More »

Why women gain weight after pregnancy decoded

Ladies, take note! A steady weight gain even after pregnancy may be a result of your lifestyle choices, such as eating your child’s leftovers and spending more time in sedentary activities like reading or watching movies with kids, scientists say. Olga Yakusheva, an associate professor at University of Michigan in ... Read More »

Yoga may help combat depression: study

Participating in yoga and deep breathing classes twice a week along with home practice may effectively reduce the symptoms of depression, a new study claims. The findings provide support for the use of yoga-based interventions as an alternative or supplement to pharmacologic treatments for depression, researchers said. “This study supports ... Read More »

We may be hardwired to appreciate poetry: study

Human brain may be hardwired to appreciate poetry even if it struggles to comprehend its meaning, a new study suggests. Researchers at Bangor University in the UK have demonstrated that we do indeed appear to have an unconscious appreciation of poetic construction. “Poetry is a particular type of literary expression ... Read More »

Rare ‘Indian fritillary’ spotted in Udaipur

Udaipur : A rare species of butterfly has been reported after many years in Udaipur. Argynnis hyperbius or the Indian fritillary, is a butterfly of the Nymphalid or brush-footed butterfly family that were seen long back, claimed scholars researching on butterfly species in the region. A research scholar Neha Manohar spotted the colourful ... Read More »

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