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China unveils World’s first train that runs on Virtual Tracks

Jun 22, 2017
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China has unveiled the world's first ‘railless train’ that runs on a virtual track making use of a sensor technology instead of metal railway tracks.

US researchers identify new way to slow down cancer cell growth

May 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Researchers from a University in the United States have identified a new method that could potentially slow down the fast-growing cancer cells. 

Dinosaur mummy discovered in Canada with all skin intact

May 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Canada has unveiled a Dinosaur Mummy that had been impeccably preserved with all the skin and gut contents intact.

Last dinosaur species to survive on Earth discovered!

May 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

The newly discovered species is reportedly one of the last ones to have survived on Earth before an asteroid strike wiped them out 66 million years ago.

This new test kit can detect cancer with just one drop of blood!

May 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Chinese scientists have created a new test kit that can help detect any kind of cancer with just one drop of blood.

Archaeologists discover 4000-year-old model garden outside Egypt tomb

May 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The discovery was made by a Spanish team in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis across the Nile from the modern-day city of Luxor.

IIT researchers used Jamun to create inexpensive solar cells

May 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Scientists from IIT Roorkee created inexpensive solar cells using naturally occurring pigment in Jamun.

Seven Earth-like planets found orbiting the same star

Feb 25, 2017
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Scientists are convinced that the discovery of the seven Earth-like exo-planets may lead to a new and interesting break-through in space studies.

Slovakian Curators have discovered world’s earliest emoji

Feb 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Scientists have found what they believe is the world's oldest emoji – two dots, a line and a small circle- scrawled in a legal document dating back to 1635.

New Ginger species with medicinal properties discovered in Andamans

Jan 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It has tuberous root and its inflorescence buds are urceolate in shape and its morphological features make it different from other species belonging to the genus Zingiber.

Scientists discover a new organ in human digestive system

Jan 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

New Research shows evidence of the existence of a new organ – Mesentery-within the human digestive system.

Ancient Camping site discovered in Ladakh

Dec 5, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The site shows traces of human inhabitation, perhaps a temporary settlement of pre-historic hunters. It dates back to circa 8500 BCE.

7000-year-old city discovered in Egypt

Nov 25, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The unearthed things include huts, pottery remains, iron tools and 15 graves. The sizes of some of the graves look even larger than the royal ones belonging to the kings in Abydos, indicating that those who were buried beneath held a high social standing.

Researchers discover biomarkers to identify drug-resistant TB

Nov 7, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The research covered measuring of the levels of 4 miRNAs – miR-16, miR-29a, miR-125b and miR-155 in 30 newly diagnosed TB patients, 19 Multi Drug Resistant (MDR TB) patients and 10 patients who completed their therapy and were cured of the disease. 30 healthy individuals were also recruited as controls.

3.7 Billion Years Old fossils discovered on Earth in Greenland rocks

Sep 3, 2016
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Led by the Australian University of Wollongong’s (UOW) Professor Allen Nutman, the team's discovery pushes back the previous record by 220 million years and captures the earliest history of the planet.

New species of Pterosaur from early Jurassic Era discovered in Patagonia

Sep 3, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The fossil of Allkaruen koi was found in northern central Chubut Province in Argentina. The remains included a superbly preserved and uncrushed braincase. The cranial remains were in an excellent state of preservation.

India, US discover major Natural Gas Reserve in Indian Ocean

Jul 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The international team of scientists was led by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited of India in cooperation with the US Geological Survey (USGS), the Japanese Drilling Company.

Pre-historic Megaliths study indicate Khasis lived Meghalaya since 1200 BCE

Jul 12, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The study was performed at an excavated site near Lummawbuh village in the northern slopes of Sohpetbneng (Heaven’s Naval) peak near the NH-40.

Remnants of India's one of the oldest port discovered in Goa

Jul 16, 2015
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

The Port is supposed to be existed between 1000 to 3500 AD which makes it India’s oldest ports.

3800-year-old statuettes of priestess and politicians discovered in Peru

Jun 11, 2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The Caral civilisation first emerged some 5000-year-ago and covered an area of over 60 hectares, with around 3000 inhabitants.

17th Century Scottish pirate captain William Kidd treasure found in Madagascar

May 8, 2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The explorers brought a 50-kg silver bar to shore on the island of Sainte Marie, from wreck of the Adventure Galley.

Scientists at ANU found the world’s largest asteroid impact zone in Warburton basin, Australia

Mar 25, 2015
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The study claims that the 400-kilometer (250-mile) wide area is buried deep in the earth’s crust and consists of two separate impact scars.

Ancient Vishnu idol found in Punjab's Tran Taran

Feb 17, 2015
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

It seems that the statue belongs to the era of King Harshvardhana (590-647AD) and is surrounded by 21 other deities on a lotus flower base.

10th century sculpture of Buddha discovered in Thanjavur

Feb 2, 2015
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

A headless sculpture of Buddha dating back to 10th century AD was discovered at Manalur village in Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu in January 2015.

Chinese archaeologists discovered Buddhist relics in Hubei Province of Central China

Jan 14, 2015
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The relics were discovered by a team of archaeologists led by Chen Qianwan, Head of the archaeology institute of Xiangyang City.

Scientists discovered two Earth-like planets Kepler 438b and Kepler 442b

Jan 8, 2015
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

The Scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics have discovered two Earth-like planets Kepler 438b and Kepler 442b.

Late Harappan period house discovered in Chandyan village of Uttar Pradesh

Dec 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

The ASI discovered a house belonging to late Harappan period (1900 – 1800 BC) att Chandyan village in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh.

Archaeologists discovered Buddhist sculptures and Kushan-era coins in Pakistan

Dec 27, 2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

Archaeologists discovered ancient Buddhist sculptures and precious coins during ongoing excavation at an ancient Buddhist Stupa in northwest Pakistan.

Archaeologists discovered 12th century royal palace hidden under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum

Dec 4, 2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Archaeologists from the University of Southampton revealed their discovery of medieval royal palace of 12th Century buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress in Old Sarum.

Wreckage of Chinese warship Zhiyuan sunk during first Sino-Japanese War discovered

Nov 7, 2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Wreckage of a Chinese warship that sank 120 years ago during the first Sino-Japanese War discovered.

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