Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicFossils

Topic: Fossils

Fresh discoveries—18 earth-sized exoplanets & a 50 million-year-old fossil of 259 fish

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.

Five reasons why 2018 was a big year for palaeontology

Some of the big events included some major fossil finds and a major controversy whose outcome could rewrite human history.

Your face scrub is killing not just marine life, but also birds and insects

ScientiFix, a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

Scientists create quantum switch that can jumble sequence of events

ScientiFix, a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

Scientists get glimpse of life 3.4 billion years ago. It’s likely the oldest we have yet

There are other contenders to the tag, but their claim awaits conclusive evidence.

On Camera

YourTurn

Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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