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Kalpit Veerwal

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Kalpit Veerwal is a second year Computer Science undergraduate at IIT Bombay. He is well known for being the only person to score 360/360 in JEE (Main). He is registered in the Limca Book of Records for the same. A blogger in his free time, he has also secured top ranks in various exams held in India and the world.
human embryo

Japanese Government approves experiments to be conducted for human-animal embryos

Japan has approved the first human-animal embryo that could lead to new sources of organ transplant. Though there are still technical and ethical hurdles....
The Solar Cycle XRay

Researchers have solved one of the biggest mysteries behind sunspot cycles

Waxing and waning of sunspots is a part of the natural cycle of Sun. However, astronauts do not yet understand this phenomenon fully. Now,...
single atomic layer graphite

Researchers discover quantum phenomenon to understand fundamental limits of graphene electronics

Scientists from the University of Manchester, Nottingham and Loughborough have discovered a quantum phenomenon for understanding the fundamental limits of graphene electronics. It describes...
Drone pro dji inspire

Researchers develop new photovoltaic engine which can make drones fly for several days

Researchers at UC Berkeley have broken another record of photovoltaic efficiency, which could lead to the development of an ultra-light engine that could power...
Aedes albopictus

Within 2 years, scientists manage to wipe out mosquitoes on two Chinese islands

In a time period of only two years, scientists have almost wiped out the most invasive mosquito in the world from two islands in...
LightSail 2

Crowdfunded spacecraft LightSail 2 deployed its solar sails in space

LightSail 2 has successfully deployed their solar sails as confirmed by The Planetary Society in a tweet which showed the deployment of their sails...
ExoMars prototype rover

Radio science instrument for ExoMars 2020 mission ready for the Red Planet

ESA's Lander Radioscience experiment (LaRa) for ExoMars Mission 2020 has completed its testing in conditions similar to Mars and will be carried to Russia...
oriented meteorite

Researchers identify the reason behind the shape of the meteorites

Meteoroids from the outer space have random shapes, but when many of them land on earth as meteorites, they are found to be carved...
algorithm image deep learning

Researchers develop deep neural network to identify deepfakes

It was normally considered that seeing is believing until we learnt that photo editing tools can be used to alter the images we see....
Aequorea victoria ventral view

Researchers identify fluorescent proteins in the body of jellyfish for the first time

This jellyfish makes glowing proteins which were previously unknown to scientists. Nathan Shaner and his colleagues back in 2017 had found something unusual near...