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  • Rs 12.68 crore allotted for Taj preservation  title=
    Rs 12.68 crore allotted for Taj preservation

    An amount of Rs 12.68 crore was set aside for conservation, preservation and environmental development works at the Taj Mahal in the last three years, Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

  • 42,000 year old frozen worms come back to life  title=
    42,000 year old frozen worms come back to life

    In a surprising experiment conducted by scientists, a sample of microscopic worms that were suspended in a deep freeze in Siberia for 42,000 years have come back to life after being defrosted.

  • Leech gut bacteria tells about drug resistance, says study  title=
    Leech gut bacteria tells about drug resistance, says study

    Ever wondered that the blood sucker ‘Leech’ can actually heal you? Yes, a recent development claims that there are certain leeches which sucks up blood and secrete anticoagulants, aiding tissue growth. These creatures are approved for medical use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help patients heal from reconstructive surgery.

  • CBSE opens 80 lakh digital lockers for class 10, 12 students  title=
    CBSE opens 80 lakh digital lockers for class 10, 12 students

    In an attempt to contribute towards green environment, CBSE, finally became digital with the board exam marks sheets. The country’s largest education board has opened approximately 80 lakh digital lockers for Class 10 and Class 12 students. Digital lockers is a pathway to provide signed marks sheets, migration certificates and pass certificates to the board students. This new change will possibly reduce the use of papers and will save thousands of trees from being cut down for making papers.

  • New genetic test can predict children's success  title=
    New genetic test can predict children's success

    A new international research claims that the success of a person can be determined by looking at genetics. Health experts from the U.S., U.K. and New Zealand have undertaken test of genetics of over 20,000 people and then followed their lives as per the test. Besides following the participants, the scientists studied over 1 million years of life from birth to late life.

  •  Plastic eating bacteria discovered by student could solve global pollution problem  title=
    Plastic eating bacteria discovered by student could solve global pollution problem

    When several cities globally have begun banning the use of plastic bags, a biology student at Reed College in Oregon, Morgan Vague have found a bacteria that can eat plastic and break it down into harmless by-products. This new discovery could possibly solve the global pollution crises.

  • Flight attendants more prone to cancer, says Harvard study  title=
    Flight attendants more prone to cancer, says Harvard study

    Flight attendants, also known as cabin crew, are at a greater risk of getting cancer than rest of the people, said a study.

  • Don't cut trees till July 4, says Delhi High Court  title=
    Don't cut trees till July 4, says Delhi High Court

    In a relief to residents, the Delhi High Court on Monday asked authorities not to axe till July 4 the 16,500 trees set to be cut for a residential project here.

  • World Environment Day 2018: Live updates across the world  title=
    World Environment Day 2018: Live updates across the world

    The United Nation (UN) has designated June 5 to celebrate World Environment Day, every year. The big day is meant to raise awareness about protecting the environment against hazardous things and human activities.

  • Now find Vitamin B12 in plants too  title=
    Now find Vitamin B12 in plants too

    If you are a hardcore vegetarian but deficient in Vitamin B12, then there is a good news for you as scientists have discovered ways to increase the levels of Vitamin B12 in an ayurveda herb used in making soups and sandwiches.