Sahil Desai

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NASA’s New Horizons Pluto Pictures Make You Feel Like You’re There

New images from the New Horizons spacecraft capture Pluto’s mountains, glaciers, and plains.

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Pew: if you use Facebook or Twitter, you probably get news there

Do you read news on Facebook instead of a dedicated site, or catch breaking stories on Twitter instead of TV? You're not alone. Pew's latest study shows that 63 percent of American Facebook and Twitter users rely on the social networks as news sources -- at least an 11 percent jump from two years …

The Icy Mountains of Pluto

New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains.

Pluto revealed

New images give closest look ever at the dwarf planet and its moons<p>9-1/2 years, 3 billion miles and $700 million later, humanity has finally reached Pluto. New images released by NASA show detailed views of the the Pluto system.<p>Newest images:<p>An evolution of our view of Pluto over the years<p>The …

Pluto and its moons: detailed new images released - in pictures

Nasa unveils new high-resolution photographs sent from New Horizons, the most detailed ever of Pluto and its moons

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Scientists link DNA variations to major depression for the first time

'The beginning of a trail that can lead us to clarifying the underlying biology of depression'<p>For the first time, researchers have identified two genetic variants that predispose humans to major depressive disorder, according to a study published in <i>Nature</i> today. The finding is specific to Han …

Oldest Animal Sperm Lasts 50 Million Years in Antarctica

It's time to call Guinness World Records: Researchers on an Antarctic expedition have uncovered sperm cells dating to a whopping 50 million years ago, making these the oldest known animal sperm cells, a new study finds.<p>The researchers found the sperm fragments embedded within the walls of a …


The 10 best water parks in America, according to TripAdvisor

Water Country USA in Williamsburg, Virginia. TripAdvisor TripAdvisor just revealed its Traveler's Choice Awards for the best water parks in the US.<p>The results are based on millions of reviews from TripAdvisor users.<p>Three of the water parks that made the list are in Florida, and the other seven are …

Pluto: Nasa reveals first high-resolution images of planet's surface

Mission culminates in images of former ninth planet that show mountain ranges of ice and suggest surface has recently been ‘paved over’ by geological activity<p>For 85 years, it was little more than a featureless grey blob on classroom maps of the solar system. On Wednesday night, Pluto was revealed …

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