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Google doodle marks ICC World Twenty20 final between India, Sri Lanka

Search engine giant Google marked the ICC World Twenty20 final between India and Sri Lanka to be played in Mirpur, Sunday, with a colourful doodle on its homepage.

13-year-old Jamie Edwards creates nuclear fusion

At the age of 13, when most kids are busy playing video games, Jamie Edwards, has achieved the feat of becoming one of the youngest people in the world to carry out nuclear fusion.

Mars One mission to use new `People`s Map of Mars`

Netherlands based non-profit organization Mars One has signed a deal with space-funding company Uwingu to use a new "People`s Map of Mars" for all of its missions to the Red planet.

Eat strawberries to lower bad cholesterol

A rich source of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, strawberries offer a range of health benefits.

Mars rover Curiosity adds reverse driving for wheel protection

NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity has finished its first long trek in over months using reverse driving to lessen damage to its wheels.

NASA`s NuSTAR reveals mystery of how stars explode

Astronomers - with the help of NASA`s, high-energy X-ray observatory,NuSTAR - have finally unravelled one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy, of how stars blow up in supernova explosions.

Satellite images show Arctic surface darkening due to ice melt

Earth’s ability to reflect sunlight is diminishing due to drastic melting of sea ice in Arctic Ocean, a new study says.

NASA`s Hubble telescope measures rotation rate of galaxy

Astronomers for the first time have precisely measured the rotation rate of a galaxy based on the clock-like movement of its stars.

Electronic eye system to check rhino poaching in Kaziranga

With the alarming rise in the number of poaching cases, the state forest department has decided to implement the electronic eye system at Kaziranga National Park to save the rhinos.

New spider species discovered in Kerala

Three new species of spiders have been discovered near the proposed airport site at Aranmula in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala.

Reverse signs of ageing with healthy lifestyle

In an exclusive interview with Liji Varghese of Zee Media Group, S. Anusha, Senior Nutritionist, talks about how better understanding of one`s genetic make-up can help avoid premature ageing.

NASA`s LADEE sends its first images of moon to Earth

US space agency NASA`s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) has beamed back view of the lunar surface back to Earth for the first time.

Regular exercise can make you smarter

Just 30 minutes of physical activity a day can actually make you smarter.

India`s Mars Orbiter Mission completes 100 days in space

India`s first interplanetary mission completes 100 days of its voyage towards Mars today.

Obesity: A rising epidemic in India

A recent study puts an alarming 70 percent of India’s urban population in the obese or overweight bracket taking the country right in the middle of a "fat explosion".

NASA`s Curiosity rover to drive over sand dune

NASA`s Curiosity Mars rover will likely drive westward over a sand dune and across a valley with fewer sharp rock hazards than alternative routes.

What is Bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder (BD) is characterized by alternating periods of mania and depression.

World`s most photographed tigress, Machli, goes missing from Ranthambore

Machli, the 17-year-old tigress, known to be the pride of Ranthambore National Park, continues to be missing after she was last spotted on January 9, sparking poaching fears in the region.

Grammys 2014: Daft Punk, Lorde win top honours

Daft Punk won record of the year for “Get Lucky”, making it the rare dance song to win this award.

India`s 65th Republic Day: Google doodles daredevil motorcyclists in tri-colour

Google on Sunday joined India`s 65th Republic Day celebrations with a doodle featuring daredevil motorcyclists in the colours of the national flag.

Researchers reveal how sand dunes are formed

Researchers after a four-year experiment have revealed how prevailing winds create sand dunes on Earth.

Consuming tree nuts could help lower metabolic syndrome, obesity risk

According to a latest study consumption of tree nuts such as almonds, cashews and walnuts may significantly lower cases of obesity and metabolic syndrome.

Rare binary asteroids discovered by undergraduate students

Undergraduate students taking classes for non-astronomy majors at the University of Maryland have made a rare discovery- a pair of binary asteroids that orbit and eclipse each other.

Five reasons why you should eat spinach

Spinach the green leafy vegetable which is the source of Popeye`s strength, is a winter superfood packed with immense nutrients.

GSLV-D5 launch puts India in select club of spacefarers

ISRO heavy rocket GSLV-D5 cruised through the Earth`s atmosphere to successfully place GSAT-14 communications satellite into the orbit on Sunday.