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Clear SSC CGL QUANT in 1 Day!! Predicted Question Bank in PDF with Solutions

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If your last minute SSC CGL preparation is not up to the mark, no need to worry. There are several things you can do to ensure that you clear SSC CGL, starting with Quant. The Quant portion of SSC CGL 2016 exam will be largely formula and application based. Show More Summary

NASA: ‘…highly unlikely that this year’s summertime sea ice minimum extent will set a new record’

From Walt Meier at NASA Goddard: This year’s melt season in the Arctic Ocean and surrounding seas started with a bang, with a record low maximum extent in March and relatively rapid ice loss through May. The melt slowed down in June, however, making it highly unlikely that this year’s summertime sea ice minimum extent…

All Unconserved Finds Must Die Die Die?

Several colleagues have told me this bizarre rumour that I hope is unfounded. Contract archaeologists at two sites on Öland and in Småland have found more Medieval coins than their conservation budget can cover. So they have to prioritise which coins to conserve. So far so good, and congrats on the lovely finds. But. According to this…

Best of Our Blogs: August 26, 2016

“My guiding assumption was  ‘Something is fundamentally wrong with me,’ and I struggled to control and fix what felt like a basically flawed self. I drove myself in academics, was a fervent political activist and devoted myself to a very full social life. I avoided […]

The Solar System

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The Solar System is our immediate family in space - the Sun and the planets and other natural objects that circle it, such as comets and asteroids. Show More Summary

Venus – our planet’s inhospitable twin

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky You will have no trouble spotting the second planet from the Sun - Venus is a dazzling sight in the night sky and only the Moon is brighter. The post Venus – our planet’s inhospitable twin appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Feedback: Louisiana flooded by climate change denialism

Plus scant semantic standards for scat skewers researchers, how many Olympic medals would it take to replenish the gold reserve, and more

Symmetry crucial for building key biomaterial collagen in the lab

Functional human collagen has been impossible to create in the lab. Now, a team of researchers describes what may be the key to growing functional, natural collagen fibers outside of the body: symmetry.

Solving a 48 year old mystery: Scientists grow noroviruses in human intestinal cell cultures

For the first time, scientists have grown human noroviruses, the leading viral cause of acute diarrhea worldwide, in human intestinal cell cultures in the lab.

New diagnostic instrument sees deeper into the ear

A new device could greatly improve ear infection diagnoses and drastically reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions, a major cause of antibiotic resistance.

Finding new targets to treat vascular damage

There are no established drugs to improve angiogenesis in diabetes. However, researchers now have identified a gene called CITED2 in a molecular pathway that may offer targets for drugs that treat these conditions by strengthening angiogenesis.

Face shape is in the genes

Many of the characteristics that make up a person's face, such as nose size and face width, stem from specific genetic variations, reports a team of scientists.

Chemistry professor explores outer regions of periodic table

Scientists have captured the fundamental chemistry of the element berkelium, or Bk on the periodic table.

Targeting low-oxygen patches inside lung cancer tumors could help prevent drug resistance

With the right treatment schedule, medications known as hypoxia-activated prodrugs (HAPs) could help prevent drug resistance in a subtype of lung cancer, according to a study.

Virtual peer pressure works just as well as the real thing

Peer pressure is a proven social motivator. Researchers probed this decidedly human attribute and found that not only is virtual pressure from a computer-simulated peer just as motivating as the real thing, but that 'fake' competition is effective as well. Show More Summary

Risk of adolescents being overweight impacted by neighborhood education, income levels

A new study found an increased risk for becoming overweight or obese among normal-weight 18-year-olds who lived in neighborhoods with lower education or income levels. The study found that over a four-year period, 25 percent of these young adults became overweight or obese.

Men perceived as younger, more attractive after hair transplant for baldness

Does how much hair a man has matter in how he is perceived? The answer is yes, according to a new article, and this reality can play a role in workplace and social success, say the authors of a new report.

Scientists discover structural clues to calcium regulation in cells

The process of energy generation by mitochondria is closely tied to intracellular calcium regulation by a membrane gateway inside mitochondria known as the mitochondrial Ca2+ uniporter (MCU). How MCU regulates calcium uptake has been...Show More Summary

I won’t let the anti-conservationists win

Insults, name calling and character assassination are no match for conservation causes backed by solid evidence, says naturalist Chris Packham

Was women’s suffrage a failure? What new evidence tells us about the first women voters

Today — Aug. 26 — is Women’s Equality Day. On this day in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution became law. Suffragists had worked for decades to secure American women the right to vote — and won. Yet almost immediately, observers began to declare that women’s suffrage was a failure. By the mid-1920s, popular […]

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