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Japanese scientists discover new 'glass-like' orchid species
Despite its presence in Japan's parks and gardens, it took Kobe University researchers a decade to confirm that the plant, dubbed "Spiranthes hachijoensis," was a previously unknown species.
Published on Mar 23, 2023 01:24 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
Watch: President Murmu presents Padma awards; Jhunjhunwala, Birla honoured
Of the 106 Padma awards that were announced, six are Padma Vibhushan, nine are Padma Bhushan and 91 are Padma Shri. Mulayam Singh Yadav, Zakir Hussain, KM Birla and Sudha Murty are among 106 Padma Award recipients this year.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 07:15 PM IST
House on Mars soon? 'Cosmic concrete' is UK scientists' bet
This novel substance exhibited a compressive strength of 72 Megapascals (MPa), which surpasses that of regular concrete's 32 MPa by more than twofold.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 12:27 PM IST
Breakthrough on ‘sense of smell’; scientists create 3D picture of odour molecule
A long-standing stumbling block in our understanding of olfaction has been broken, and the 3D picture that has been created has implications for fragrances, food science, and beyond.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 08:00 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
Superconductivity achieved at room temperature? Scientists claim breakthrough
Superconducting materials have two key properties: electrical resistance vanishes, and the magnetic fields that are expelled pass around the superconducting material.
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 05:44 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar