India to land near moon’s south pole on 6 September

Embarking on its second voyage to the moon on July 15, an Indian spacecraft and rover would land near the lunar south pole by September 6 or 7, a top official said on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Scientists for study on impact of microplastics on mangroves

Scientists have underlined the need to conduct a detailed study on the impact of microplastics on the mangrove eco-system in the country, as it is believed that these tiny plastic particles can adversely affect marine life. Continue Reading

Genetic isolation, endogamy cause infertility in Indian men

Genetic isolation and endogamy, which is widespread among the Indian population, could be a major cause of infertility in the country’s men, a study by the city-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) said. Continue Reading