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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.
NASA's Voyager 2 was launched on August 20, 1977 | NASA

Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space after 41 years

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.
Asteroid Bennu | @OSIRISREx/Twitter

It was a big week for space, and here’s how wind sounds on Mars

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer 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.
Visual of NASA's InSight after landing on Mars | @NASAInSight/Twitter

With InSight, robotic population in and around Mars now stands at 8

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer 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.
plane with no moving parts

Up in the air, plane with no moving parts

ScientiFix — 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.

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anil ambani

Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.

Defence

File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Five IAF Spice 2000 bombs hit JeM camps in Balakot, govt satellite images show

High-resolution images procured by India show two JeM structures were hit by IAF in Balakot on 26 February.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?