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If you’re losing sight to retina degeneration, UC Berkeley has a ray of hope for you

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It's your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
HIV Day poster

Positive news on the HIV front, not so much on global warming

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It's your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.

The DNA alphabet expands with four new building blocks

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It's your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
Potable water

This sunny innovation can purify water in 30 minutes

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
NASA rover Opportunity

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity finally falls silent

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in a test tube | Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

Having sucked enough blood, the female mosquito goes into a food coma and bites less

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
European honey bee extracts nectar| Commons

Plants can ‘hear’ pollinators, and a lonely snail goes extinct

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.
NASA's New Horizon | @NASANewHorizons/Twitter

Unborn sharks that swim in the womb and some ‘vicious’ small cats

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.
A researcher prepares a sample inside a laboratory in China |

In 2018, scientists found ‘largest animal’, and China took gene-editing too far

In the concluding edition of ScientiFix for 2018, ThePrint takes a look at all the important stories, month-wise, highlighting the most significant developments in the world of science.
Korolev Crater

Fresh ice in a cup on Mars, and Saturn’s rings set to disappear ‘soon’

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.

On Camera

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.