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Government to digitally recreate heritage buildings

New Delhi, March 9 In a bid to promote the countrys architectural heritage, the central government will be digitally recreating monuments using 3D technology, an official said on Thursday.

LIGO India pays homage to late co-founder

Kolkata, March 9 Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) India on Thursday paid homage to Ron Drever, one of the co-founders of LIGO, who passed away in Scotland at the age of 85.

Tata Trusts join as partners to India Innovation Growth Programme

New Delhi, March 9 Tata Trusts, which has been in the limelight recently owing to the boardroom battle in Tata Sons, have joined as partners to the second edition of the India Innovation Growth Programme to be launched here in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday.

You too can gain super-sized memory with training

London, March 9 Far from being limited to a gifted few, the ability to perform astonishing feats of memory, such as remembering lists of several dozen words, can be learned, say researchers.

Selfish puppies steal milk from surrogate mother

Kolkata, March 9 Indian researchers have for the first time reported milk theft in pups from surrogate mother dogs, a finding that could aid in responsible training and breeding programmes.

Potatoes may grow on Mars, suggests experiment

New York, March 9 The preliminary results of an experiment confirm what the 2015 Hollywood science fiction film The Martian showed potatoes can grow on Mars.

NASA’s Kepler hit by cosmic ray event while observing TRAPPIST-1

Washington, March 9 NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope was hit by a cosmic ray event during a recent campaign to observe TRAPPIST-1, a star system that hosts at least seven Earth-sized planets only 40 light-years away.

Neanderthals had complex vegetarian diets Australian research

Canberra, March 9 Neanderthals have been revealed to have had complex vegetarian diets, while some also used plant-based medicines to treat illnesses, an Australian research revealed on Thursday.

President congratulates IISc for figuring in world top 10

New Delhi, March 8 President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday congratulated the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, for figuring in the list of top 10 institutions in the Best Small Universities category of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings 2017.

Coconut flour a healthy product, say researchers

Kochi, March 8 A study on coconut flour by two academics has revealed that it is a promising substitute for all purpose flour for baking besides having healthy properties on account of its high fibre content.