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Scientists unearth the world’s oldest color – and it is bright pink

Scientists unearth the world’s oldest color – and it is bright pink

Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) and overseas have discovered 1.1 billion-year-old bright pink pigments extracted from rocks deep beneath the Sahara desert in Africa. These are reportedly the oldest colours found in the geological record. A study published on July …Continue reading

Pakistani scientist makes cancer breakthrough

A scientist from Karachi’s Lyari area has discovered an improved drug delivery mechanism that makes use of human red blood cells (RBCs) to treat cancer. Titled “Efficient RNA drug delivery using red blood cell-extracellular vesicles,” Muhammad Waqas Usman Hingoro’s research has been …Continue reading

NASA develops technologies to reduce aircraft noise

In a series of flight tests, NASA has successfully tested technologies that achieve a significant reduction in the noise generated by aircraft and heard by communities near airports. The Acoustic Research Measurement (ARM) flights, which concluded in May at NASA’s Armstrong Flight …Continue reading

Three Pakistanis get Queen’s Young Leaders Awards

Three Pakistanis received the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Mahnoor Syed, Haroon Yasin and Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi were presented with medals by Queen Elizabeth II for their outstanding contributions to their community. The Queen’s Young Leaders Award celebrates …Continue reading

Pakistan to launch remote sensing satellite in July

Pakistan is launching a remote sensing satellite PakTES-1A in July this year, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said in a post on social media on Sunday. PakTES-1A is an indigenously developed satellite by the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission …Continue reading

MIT Entrepreneurship Forum’s summer bootcamp starts from July 2

MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Pakistan is organizing a two-week-long summer entrepreneurship bootcamp starting from July 2. The registration drive for the bootcamp, to be held at the Information Technology University in Lahore, will end on June 20 (tomorrow). Applicants can sign up …Continue reading