ARCHAEOLOGY

Stem Cell Models of Diseases: First Model of Albinism Developed

Scientists have developed the first patient-derived stem cell model of albinism. The model will help studying eye conditions related to oculocutaneous albinism (OCA).   Stem cells are unspecialised. They cannot do...

Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) of ISRO: New Insight into Prediction of Solar Activity

The researchers have studied the turbulence in Sun’s corona using radio signals sent to Earth by the ultra-low-cost...

‘‘A living WHO guideline on drugs for COVID-19’’: The Eighth version (Seventh update) Released

The eighth version (seventh update) of a living guideline is released. It replaces earlier versions. The latest update...

….Pale Blue Dot, the only Home We’ve Ever Known

''....astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human...

First Successful Transplant of Heart of a Genetically-engineered Pig (GEP) into Human

Doctors and scientists of University of Maryland School of Medicine have successfully transplanted heart of a genetically engineered...
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Chinchorro Culture: Mankind’s Oldest Artificial Mummification

The oldest evidence of artificial mummification in the world comes from pre-historic Chinchorro culture of South America (in present Northern Chile) which is older than Egyptian by about two...

The Genetic Ancestors and Descendants of the Indus Valley Civilisation

The Harappan Civilisation was not a combination of recently immigrated Central Asians, Iranians or Mesopotamians which imported civilizational knowledge, but instead was a distinct...

The Nebra Sky Disk and ‘Cosmic Kiss’ Space Mission

The Nebra Sky Disk has inspired the logo of the space mission ‘Cosmic Kiss’. This space mission of the European Space Agency is the...

Were Hunter-Gatherers Healthier Than the Modern Humans?

Hunter gatherers are often thought of as dumb animalistic folks who lived short, miserable lives. In terms of societal advancements such as technology, hunter...

Stonehenge: The Sarsens Originated from West Woods, Wiltshire

The origin of sarsens, the larger stones that make the primary architecture of Stonehenge was an enduring mystery for several centuries. The geochemical analysis1 of...

The Oldest Evidence of Human Existence in Europe, Found in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has proven to be the oldest site in Europe for human existence by virtue of the present scientific evidence using high-precision carbon dating...
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