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SCIENCE WRITING COMPETITION – 2020

Interventions of science and technology to make self-reliant IndiaTheme Organised by- Scitech Care, a registered organisation for empowering knowledge Proprietor of Scitech Care: Dr. Karabee Dutta (PhD in Biotechnology from Gauhati University) Information to the participants Essay writing Title of the article must be
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Antigravity Helium

We all know that helium in its gaseous form is lighter than air — it fills our balloons and makes our voices squeak. Did you know that it has anti-gravitational properties when it's in liquid form too? Supercooled helium has two different liquid forms. The first kind, Helium 1, happens between -455 and -452 degrees Fahrenheit, where it is almost
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Tomatoes have more genes than humans.

Image source The tomato, whose genome has just now been decoded, turns out to be one well-endowed vegetable, possessing 31,760 genes. This rich legacy, possibly a reflection of the disaster that killed off the dinosaurs, is some 7,000 more than that of a person, and presents a complex puzzle to scientists who hope to understand its secrets.
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These Fish Can Create Entirely New Species

Image Source When cichlids choose the wrong mate, it can fuel the development of a whole new species. That's not a bad outcome for what's usually an unfortunate mistake, and it's one of the main reasons this colourful little fish is so exceptionally diverse, coming in a whole range of bright patterns, shapes and sizes. Usually found in
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2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Animals need oxygen for the conversion of food into useful energy. The fundamental importance of oxygen has been understood for centuries, but how cells adapt to changes in levels of oxygen has long been unknown. William G. Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza discovered how cells can sense and adapt to changing oxygen
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