Sci-Tech

Jul 222020
This is after many years that you can see a comet with your naked eye in Earth’s night sky, a rare celestial event that occurs after many years.
തദ്ദേശീയമായി രൂപകല്‍പന ചെയ്ത 700 മെഗാവാട്ട് ശേഷിയുള്ള ഗുജറാത്തിലെ കക്രപാര്‍ ആണോവര്‍ജ്ജ പ്ലാന്റ് 3 വൈദ്യുതോത്പാദനത്തിനായി പൂര്‍ണ്ണമായും പ്രവര്‍ത്തന സജ്ജമായതില്‍ കേന്ദ്ര ആഭ്യന്തര മന്ത്രി ശ്രീ അമിത് ഷാ ശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞരെ അഭിനന്ദിച്ചു. ഇത് ഇന്ത്യയുടെ ആണവ ചരിത്രത്തിലെ പ്രധാനപ്പെട്ട ദിനമാണെന്നും ഈ മിന്നുന്ന നേട്ടത്തില്‍ രാജ്യം മുഴുവന്‍ നമ്മുടെ ശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞരെ അഭിവാദനം ചെയ്യുകയാണെന്നും ശ്രീ അമിത് ഷാ ട്വിറ്ററില്‍ കുറിച്ചു.
Preservation of secondary cell lines, primary cells, and primarytissue explants outside the incubator environment for long hours and continuous monitoring of the growth and electrophysiology recording for controlled drug delivery is a major requirement.
CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, unveiled the  COVID Protection System (COPS) for Workplace as a game-changer in the current Pandemic Scenario. Prof. (Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, while unveiling the COPS for Workplace conglomeration of technology, stated that, “Apart from the Healthcare Workers, the frontline Security Guards of any organisation are also very vulnerable to COVID through infected individuals and contaminated objects.
Clues to climate change in the past are found in fossils, micro-organisms, gases trapped in ice and isotopes, but the laboratory techniques are cumbersome, costly, and time-consuming. Indian scientists have now unraveled a technique using magnetic minerals that is rapid and efficient.
Apple has unveiled the new IOS version at its annual World Wide Developer Conference. The new iOS 14 features include an advanced translation app and the ability to unlock the car with an iPhone. Preliminary reports say that Apple has copied 10 features of Android. IOS 13's successor, which was released last year, has a new design iPhone home screen. The iPhone's home screen has not changed much since the iPhone was introduced in 2007. It also features such as WhatsApp library, Picture Video, better widgets and new Siri interface for better ordering of apps.
     A rare celestial event, annular solar eclipse, popularly called as ring of fire eclipse will be visible this Sunday. The first solar eclipse of this year takes place on the summer solstice, which is the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere. While people living along the path annular eclipse passing through Anupgarh, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Jakhal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Dehradun, Tapowan and Joshimath will be able to see the annular phase, people in rest of India can witness a partial eclipse. 
An antimicrobial coating, developed by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, an autonomous institute under Department of Science & Technology (DST), has shown excellent results in tackling the spread of deadly influenza virus, the root cause of severe respiratory infections, by inactivating large loads of influenza virus. The Science and Engineering Research Board, a unit of the DST is supporting the further development of this coating for the country’s war against COVID-19.
The smartest facial recognition system used in smartphones is said to be Apple's Face ID. However, authentication will soon be faster in Android phones than Apple's Face ID. Trinamics, a division of the chemical company BSF, has come up with a method for authentication of human skin. 
IIT-Delhi alumni and faculty founded a Nasal Filter with its breakthrough nanotechnology-based application wants to disrupt the pollution mask and filters market. Nanoclean collaborated with IIT Delhi for advancing the technology. The startup now holds lifelong exclusive rights to commercialise this technology. It can be used in many other applications in various domains of air and water filtration. The startup Nanoclean was founded by Prateek Sharma, Tushar Vyas, Jatin Kewlani.
 “Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science (O-SMART)”, for implementation at an overall cost of Rs.1623 crore in next five years.  The scheme encompasses a total of 16 sub-projects addressing ocean development activities such as Services, Technology, Resources, Observations and Science. Central Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave formal approval to the project.

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Aug 22020
ചേരുവകൾ 1. തൊലികളഞ്ഞ എല്ലില്ലാത്ത ചിക്കന്‍ (കഷണങ്ങളാക്കിയത്‌) - അര കിലോ  2. കുരുമുളക്‌- അര ടീസ്‌പൂണ്‍  3. പഞ്ചസാര- രണ്ട്‌ ടീസ്‌പൂണ്‍