Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicMarine life

Topic: Marine life

Marine life is fleeing the equator to cooler waters. It could trigger mass extinction event

When the same thing happened 252 million years ago, 90% of all marine species died.

1,000 yrs for a trip around Sun — scientists map orbit of most distant object in solar system

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

Largest marine study shows how much plastic fishes are actually eating

There is evidence that microplastics and even smaller particles called nanoplastics can move from a fish’s stomach to its muscle tissue, which is the part that humans typically eat.

Scientists in Japan revive microbes buried in rocks over 100 million years ago

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

Marine species relocating to poles & possible ancestor of all animals found in Australia

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

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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