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An illustration of the Mars Orbiter Mission in orbit around Mars.

India loses contact with Mars orbiter: reports

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) may have finally reached the end of its operations after eight years spent orbiting the Red Planet. Ground stations operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have lost communication with the spacecraft. The precise cause isn’t yet clear; the orbiter may have run out of propellant, MOM’s battery may …

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After 8 Years Of Hard Work, India

After 8 Years Of Hard Work, India’s ‘Mangalyaan’ Runs Out Of Fuel: Report

The Rs 450 crore Mars Orbiter Mission was launched onboard PSLV-C25 in 2013.(File) Bengaluru: India’s Mars Orbiter craft has run out of propellant and its battery drained beyond the safe limit, fuelling speculation that the country’s maiden interplanetary mission ‘Mangalyaan’ may have finally completed its long innings. The Rs 450 crore Mars Orbiter Mission was …

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In a study of diet quality across the world, researchers found little change over the past 30 years. The United States is among the nation's with the worst quality diets, joining Egypt and Brazil at the bottom of the list

Diets are just as unhealthy now as they were 30 years ago

The average person’s diet has not improved much in the past 30 years despite major gains made in nutrition science – and Americans are among those eating the worst, a new study finds. Researchers at Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts, gathered data from 185 countries listed in the Global Dietary Database to gauge which nations …

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In a study of diet quality across the world, researchers found little change over the past 30 years. The United States is among the nation's with the worst quality diets, joining Egypt and Brazil at the bottom of the list

Diets are just as unhealthy now as they were 30 years ago

The average person’s diet has not improved much in the past 30 years despite major gains made in nutrition science – and Americans are among those eating the worst, a new study finds. Researchers at Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts, gathered data from 185 countries listed in the Global Dietary Database to gauge which nations …

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Crucial evidence explains anomalously fast convergence between India and Asia in Mesozoic

Crucial evidence explains anomalously fast convergence between India and Asia in Mesozoic

The southern-central edge of the Tibetan Plateau near the border with western Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim is pictured in this Sentinel-2A image from 1 February 2016. Credit: European Space Agency. Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data [2016]/ processed by ESA ,CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO/Wikimedia Commons Closure of the Neo-Tethys Ocean and the subsequent …

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'Tomato flu' cases are rising in India, with experts saying it’s likely to be a variant of hand foot and mouth disease

‘Tomato flu’ cases are rising in India, with experts saying it’s likely to be a variant of hand foot and mouth disease

Health experts are monitoring an outbreak of a viral infection detected in children in the southern Indian state of Kerala earlier this year that has now spread to two other regions. More than 82 children aged under five had been diagnosed with the virus as of July 26, according to the Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal. Researchers say the …

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US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak - Times of India

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak that has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which may cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like bumps on many parts of the body. …

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Monkeypox: From beginnings in Africa to global spread - Times of India

Monkeypox: From beginnings in Africa to global spread – Times of India

GENEVA: As monkeypox infections jump around the world, prompting a scramble for vaccines, AFP looks at how the disease has spread since first appearing in Africa in the 1970s. The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the outbreak, which has affected nearly 16,000 people in 72 countries, to be a global health emergency — the …

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