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Plastic pollution near sea

New sight from space, floating plastic islands

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.
Netflix

Study gives teens an excuse to keep texting, watching Netflix way past bedtime

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Mars comes closest to earth | Flickr

Drug-resistant fungus spreads across globe as first pvt spacecraft enters moon’s orbit

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A chytrid-infected frog

The apocalyptic fungus that is wiping out species around the world

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Karen Uhlenbeck

American mathematician is first woman Abel Prize winner

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

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HIV Day poster

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

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The DNA alphabet expands with four new building blocks

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Potable water

This sunny innovation can purify water in 30 minutes

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NASA rover Opportunity

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity finally falls silent

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On Camera

File photo of Smriti Irani | Facebook

Smriti Irani’s makeover: From being most disliked Modi minister to dynasty slayer in Amethi

After causing the biggest upset in 2019 elections, Smriti Irani has ensured she can no longer be ignored by PM Modi and Amit Shah.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

Ministry of Defence building

On new govt’s defence agenda — 4 key projects to boost India’s military prowess

Indian Air Force and Indian Navy are in dire need of fighter jets, helicopters and submarines, and the new government has to ensure that they get them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.