´╗┐Why Black Kites Attack Humans

Kite aggression is highly linked with neighborhood conditions such as poor hygiene, ritual feeding practice prevalent among some communities, high population density and closeness of any balcony surrounding a kite nest.

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Everything You Wanted To Know About The First Ever Image of a Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope, or EHT, has imaged the silhouette or shadow of the black hole at the centre of M87, a galaxy 55 million light years from us.

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India Meteorological Dept Predicts ‘Near Normal’ South West Monsoon

Forecasts are prepared using a statistical ensemble forecasting system and a dynamical coupled ocean-atmosphere global climate forecasting system developed under the Monsoon Mission of the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

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Not One But Three Readings In A Single Visit Must For Hypertension Diagnosis: Study

Blood Pressure & hypertension varies with breathing patterns, emotion, exercise, meals, temperature, pain, etc. and a single reading may be affected by those factors.

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New technique can make flexible electronics self-repairing

With modern times, electronic appliances are expected to be compact as well as flexible. But often these flexible appliances are prone to breakage. Researchers form Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore & University of Cambridge have developed a technique to

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Low soil-moisture posing threat in most river basins´╗┐

According to an index based on data of rainfall and soil moisture from 1982-2010, two-thirds of the country’s total cropland has been found to be sensitive to vegetation drought, raising the concern for food security.

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Study finds gaps in conservation efforts of Asiatic wild dogs in Western Ghats

A team of scientists have estimated the dhole population and its occupancy pattern in 16 protected forest reserves and adjoining landscapes covering an area of 37,000 sq km in Karnataka portion of Western Ghats. They have found that there are 49 sites in the surveyed areas, which faced threats of local extinction of the animal.

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Reducing Child Malnutrition – Action Backed By Data

In the last 15 years, we have been snowed under with programmes designed to improve access to healthcare, employment & food. Most programmes to tackle child malnutrition have not fit in with the lumbering public service delivery mechanisms that are a characteristic of most Indian state governments.

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Meeting India’s Healthcare Needs

A program for universal healthcare insurance like the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is a step in the right direction for India. It has the potential to tackle problems of financial insecurity in healthcare spending, increase usage of healthcare facilities, and lead to better diagnoses of diseases and broader access to good care.

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Britain now generates twice as much electricity from wind energy as coal

Britain’s wind energy output increased by 14 terawatt-hours between 2016-17 (enough to power 4.5 million homes) and electricity was completely “coal free” for 613 hours last year

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Scientists find genetic switch that decides fate of embryonic stem cells

Researchers at the Bangalore-based Institute of Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine (InStem) have shown how a genetic switch controls development of organs and body plan of animals.

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