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IRNSS-1H failure likely caused due to snag in explosive bolts

IRNSS-1H failure likely caused due to snag in explosive bolts

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists have said that they suspect a snag in explosive bolts used to separate the heat shield from the satellite as being the reason behind failure of IRNSS-1H satellite. The IRNSS-1H... 
This UK company offers ‘hangover’ sick days off its staffers

This UK company offers ‘hangover’ sick days off its staffers

A UK based company is offering its staffers ‘hangover’ sick days and employees can simply get the off by texting in the emojis for “music”, “beers” and “sick”. DICE, a London-based music... 
IRNSS-1H launch fails, ISRO confirms

IRNSS-1H launch fails, ISRO confirms

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has an awesome track record as far as satellite launches go, but in a rare failure, the space agency’s PSLV failed to release the Indian Navigation Satellite (IRNSS-1H) into space. The... 
Teens, men in 40s frequent victims of intense workout related injuries

Teens, men in 40s frequent victims of intense workout related injuries

Keeping fit is a must for everyone, but when it becomes a trend with people picking up intense workouts by looking at others and blindly without consulting fitness experts and their doctors, trouble starts. Doctors have said that teenagers... 
NASA’s Voyager continues its journey in space even after 40 years

NASA’s Voyager continues its journey in space even after 40 years

NASA launched it Voyager missions to find the answer to the question: “Are we alone?”. While the missions haven’t been able to provide us with an answer to the question, the two satellites – Voyager 1 and 2... 
India’s IRNSS-1H packs improved version of clocks

India’s IRNSS-1H packs improved version of clocks

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said that it is working to ensure that clocks on its Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) satellites are not affected by the problems that atomic clocks face. Atomic clocks... 
NASA releases stunning image of snow-covered dunes on Mars

NASA releases stunning image of snow-covered dunes on Mars

NASA has released stunning image showing off snow-covered dunes on Mars. The image was captured and beamed back by NASA’s Mars orbiter. The image of the red planet’s snow-covered dunes create beautiful patterns over the rust... 
Chocolate could help prevent type 2 diabetes, study shows

Chocolate could help prevent type 2 diabetes, study shows

A new study published in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry has shown that compounds in cocoa may help delay onset of type 2 diabetes. BYU researchers say that the compounds they discovered in cocoa could help our body release more... 
Chinese herb shows potential of treating osteoporosis patients

Chinese herb shows potential of treating osteoporosis patients

According to a study published in journal of Bone and Mineral Research, scientists have discovered a Chinese herb that could treat osteoporosis. Researchers say this particular herb is already being used as a traditional Chinese... 
30-year-old women should take these 6 medical tests

30-year-old women should take these 6 medical tests

Medical experts have urged all 30-year-old women to heed to their changing bodies and take 6 medical tests that they say will allow them to start detecting any issues that may crop up early in their lives. It is well established that... 
Intelligent people swear more than others, study says and finds reason behind it

Intelligent people swear more than others, study says and finds reason behind it

Researchers have said that intelligent people swear more than others and they have also reasoned why that’s the case. The study by University of Rochester saw scientists quiz 1,000 people about 400 typical behaviours, and discovered... 
NASA wants to probe deep interior of Mars in its next mission

NASA wants to probe deep interior of Mars in its next mission

NASA has said it intends to probe the interior of Mars through its next mission that is scheduled to launch next year. According to the US space agency, it will focus on examining the deep interior of the red planet and the information...