Frozen Worms Come back to Life After 42,000 years

Scientists have made a discovery that is quite mind-blowing. Roundworms found in the permafrost in two areas of Siberia have come back to life in Petri dishes. These worms had been frozen in the permafrost for tens of thousands of years, since the Pleistocene age. Scientists working on the research say that 300 prehistoric worms […]

Odisha to Witness Longest Lunar Eclipse Today

Bhubaneswar: The stargazers in Odisha are all excited to witness the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century today. The celestial spectacle will be visible in India when the bright and shining moon will turn into blood red on full moon night. According to Hindu almanac, the eclipse will last for 1 hour and 43 […]

CM Inaugurates APJ Abdul Kalam Planetarium in Burla

By Odisha Story Bureau, Sambalpur: CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the second planetarium and Science Evolution Park in the state at Burla yesterday. It’s named after great scientist and former president of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. The construction work of Kalam Planetarium had started in 2014 by Industrial Development Corporation,Odisha (IDCO) and while work on the Science Evolution […]

New CSE analysis finds solar rooftop power tariff is half the cost of DG sets

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Housing societies should replace diesel generator (DG) sets with rooftop solar power systems, recommends CSE Centre for Science and Environment releases its new study report and policy brief Solar Rooftop: Replacing Diesel Generators in Residential Societies Calls for a ban on use of DG sets in new residential societies […]

BARC Develops Portable Kit for Detection of Chromium Contamination of Water

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Chromium is widely used in various industries like leather, steel, chrome plating, paint manufacturing, wood preservation etc. Untreated effluents from these industries cause widespread contamination of water as been reported in several parts of the country. Chromium in the environment primarily exists as Trivalent Chromium Cr(III) and Hexavalent Chromium […]

Noted Scientist Janardan Nanda Passes Away

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Noted Odia scientist & ex-prof of Dept of Electrical Engineering and Dean at IIT (Delhi) Janardan Nanda passes away at his Delhi residence. He was 80. Prof Nanda was former vice president of Indian National Science Academy. Prof Nanda was an authority in electrical engineering and power solutions. He […]

10 Home Remedies for Dengue

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Dengue fever is spreading rapidly across India, especially in Odisha, West Bengal and Kerala. This year Odisha has reported as many as 3,264 Dengue cases followed by Kerala with 2,252 cases and 1,495 cases in West Bengal, as on August 7. Dengue fever is a tropical disease caused by the dengue […]