SCIENCE

Indian, Russian satellites barely miss collision in space
Indian, Russian satellites barely miss collision in space
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India's 700 kg cartography satellite Cartosat-2F and Russia's 450 kg Kanopus-V satellite had a near miss in the outer space. Both the satellites were as close as 224 metres.
ESA inks deal with Swiss startup for space debris removal
ESA inks deal with Swiss startup for space debris removal
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The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a 86-million-euros (approximately $103 million) contract with an industrial team led by the Swiss startup ClearSpace SA for safe removal of an inactive object from low Earth orbit.
Researchers link anxiety to high Alzheimer's disease onset risk
Researchers link anxiety to high Alzheimer's disease onset risk
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The study group included 339 patients, average age of 72 years, from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative 2 cohort. Each person had a baseline diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment; 72 progressed to Alzheimer's disease while 267 remained stable.
'Emotionally flexible people have better romantic relationships'
'Emotionally flexible people have better romantic relationships'
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The study, published in the 'Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science', statistically combined the results of 174 separate studies that had looked at acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, and emotion regulation.
Russia plans to develop its own space station
Russia plans to develop its own space station
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Russia's own orbital station will consist of three to seven modules unmanned or with a crew of two to four people, Xinhua news agency quoted Vladimir Solovyov, first deputy general designer of Energia, as saying on Thursday.
Waste fishing gear threatens Ganges wildlife: Study
Waste fishing gear threatens Ganges wildlife: Study
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The study, led by researchers from the University of Exeter in the UK, with an international team including researchers from India and Bangladesh, was conducted as part of the National Geographic Society's "Sea to Source: Ganges" expedition.
1,494 Indians among top 2% scientists in world: Stanford
1,494 Indians among top 2% scientists in world: Stanford
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Twenty-two faculty members and researchers of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) and seven faculty members of Tezpur University are among 1,494 Indian scientists who featured in a list of top 2 per cent of the world scientists.
Goa
Bioluminescence sightings on Goa beaches cause for worry: NIO
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"Noctiluca blooms are not good for fisheries, because they consume most of the oxygen. They do not allow zooplankton (common fish fodder) to develop, which is important for fish. Without these zooplanktons, the fish will die," Singh said.
Chinese spacecraft
Chinese spacecraft to collect samples touches down on Moon
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The lander will convey the samples to an orbiting vehicle that can bring them back.
Spending long time on phone not bad for mental health: Study
Spending long time on phone not bad for mental health: Study
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According to the findings, published in the journal 'Technology, Mind, and Behavior', general smartphone usage is a poor predictor of anxiety, depression or stress when it comes to digital detoxes.