Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicEvolution

Topic: evolution

New Jezero Crater finds bear evidence of organic compounds, interaction of rocks & water on Mars

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Scientists identify molecule that may have been key to formation of life on Earth

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Is Israeli writer Yuval Harari a real scholar or a fake: Questions as experts launch new assault

Harari, all set to publish a new book, is admired by personalities like Bill Gates, Barack Obama, but many in scientific community repeatedly debunk the claims he makes.

Polly’s got a third leg! Parrots are tripods, use beak as extra ‘limb’ to climb, new study finds

New York researchers documented lovebirds using their beaks to propel their bodies while climbing. Peer-reviewed findings published Wednesday in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society B'.

Did space sow seeds of life on Earth? Japan scientists find building blocks of DNA in meteorites

Five primary nucleobases that make up all DNA & RNA found in 3 meteorites. Study published in Nature Communications Tuesday.

Ancient rock shows there was life on Earth 3.75 billion years ago, much earlier than we thought

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From body to brains and personality, here’s how humans will look like after 10,000 years

Humanity is the unlikely result of 4 billion years of evolution. From self-replicating molecules in Archean seas, to eyeless fish in the Cambrian deep, to...

Minerals that tell the Earth’s history, and India’s challenge to Australia’s ‘cosmic dawn’ claim

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Made from human cardiac cells, biohybrid fish swims by recreating pumping heart’s contractions

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Coronavirus mutated same amount during pandemic as humans since Homo habilis walked earth

Mutations are the ultimate engine of evolution and provide the raw material for natural selection to act.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.