SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


Monthly “SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY” Current Affairs April 2016 pdf like pocket points.
Scientists reveal Zika structure for first time
MIT creates technology for password-free Wi-Fi
Seagate unveils USB-powered 8 TB external HD
New method that can assess chemotherapy in 8 hrs
Microsoft allows Skype integration into apps
Tab launched with Aadhaar authentication support
Planet with pure oxygen atmosphere discovered
ISRO sign an MoU with the AAI to provide scientific parameters for construction of airports
Asia may face severe water shortage by 2050: Study Suggests
Amsterdam-based firm develops smart e-bike
Reusable Blue Origin rocket makes third successful vertical landing
Chandrayaan II to be indigenous mission
NASA develops method to study fungi from space
Ballast water conveying obtrusive species to Indian coasts
Indian Scientists develop biopolymer for water purification
BBM update allows users to retract messages
Face book rolls out app that describes photos to blind users
Snapdeal’s Rajeev Singh is KartRocket vice president of seller ecosystem
Google search to provide basic healthcare info
Google launches Android Auto in India
ISRO, NASA to jointly launch satellite to study earthquakes and their patterns
New planet with triple-star system found
WhatsApp rolls out full encryption for its users
Researchers developed world’s smallest diode
Indian scientists developed eco-friendly nanotechnology for water purification
Facebook adds dedicated video section to its app
China launched SJ-10 retrievable space science probe
FB enters hyperlocal services market in India
World’s first 3D-printed drug unveiled
Scientists change colour of photons in diamond
Google launches Android Studio 2.0
FaceBook enters hyperlocal services market in India
SpaceX makes its first-ever sea landing
Indian selected for NASA’s Innovation programme
Nuclear Fuel Complex sets new world record
Twitter acquires employee-manager feedback startup Peer
BSNL testing WiFi-based network to connect about 1 lakh village panchayats
Scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder
Endangered bird spoon-billed sandpiper spotted in China
18-rotor helicopter takes its 1st manned flight
European Space Agency releases 360° video of ISS
World’s longest-ever captured python dies in Malaysia
Facebook launches bot platform for Messenger
FaceBook Messenger allows users to share Dropbox files
New Google app allows voice-control over devices
K-4 undersea ballistic missile successfully test fired from INS Arihant
Google Maps to alert users of traffic conditions
Super computer Param Kanchenjunga launched at Sikkim National Institute of Technology (NIT)
BSNL to launch data sharing service facility for users across India
New FaceBook project aims at street-level connectivity
WordPress adds share buttons for WhatsApp, Skype
Indian Naval Ships Tir and Sujata, along with Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna, are scheduled to visit Colombo, Sri Lanka
FaceBook testing News Feed with multiple news sections
China unveils new humanoid robot ‘Jia Jia’
Hubble telescope captures dwarf galaxy Leo A
Mumbai-based Excel Industries has developed ‘Bioneer’, a machine that claims to convert organic waste into compost in 24 hours
An Indian-origin engineer-led team in the US has developed a circuit that can double the speed of Wi-Fi
Google Hangouts lets users send video on Android
Apple makes unique iPad Pro for charity auction
LinkedIn has launched a new app, called LinkedIn Students, aimed at helping college students find a job
Apollo Hospitals has collaborated with Google to provide health information under the latter’s Health Card project
Scientists have combined the best features of a lobster and a fish to create an artificial eye that can see in the dark.
NASA successfully installed the first ever expandable structure, Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, on the International Space Station (ISS)
RJio brings high-speed subsea cable network to India
Three new primate species found in Madagascar
IIT Delhi researcher developed Novel device for sepsis diagnosis
Uber temporarily suspends surge pricing in New Delhi
Viber adds end-to-end encryption & hidden chats
Ixigo to let users book cabs without internet
US Air Force sets new maglev speed record – first clocking around 826 kmph and then topping 1018 kmph.
ISRO to launch satellite by Bengaluru students
Accenture opens Cyber Centre in Bengaluru
Russia Test-Fires ‘Iskander’ Tactical Ballistic Missile
Intel starts ‘Unnati Kendras’ in 10 Telengana towns
Google unveils new version of Chromecast for Rs 3,399
Low -cost solar cells developed
ISRO Scientists made world’s lightest material ‘Silica Aerogel’
Google to add live TV listings to search
New method developed to predict Indian monsoon
Opera introduces free VPN into its browser
Microsoft Translator app adds image translation
NASA successfully tests 3D-printed rocket engine
Microsoft, Google to drop regulatory complaints
Twitter India starts providing pollution updates
ISRO to test its reusable launch vehicle in May
NASA invests $67 mn into solar electric engines
Solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 crosses Pacific Ocean
Sahapedia, India’s first open source encyclopedia to the Art and culture is now live
Philips launches smart voice recorder SpeechAir
FB launches Hindi transliteration on Android
Countdown for launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1G begins
China unveils 1st Security Robot “Anbot”‘
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Sun Pharma join hands for research in preventive health
NASA launches X-plane program for green aviation
India successfully launched navigation satellite IRNSS-1G
China successfully launched Kunpeng-1B Sounding Rocket
Apple launches 4 healthcare apps under CareKit
India’s very own GPS is ready with seventh navigation satellite launch
Infosys launches artificial intelligence platform
Samsung beats Apple to emerge as leader in India’s premium smartphone segment
Amazon pips Snapdeal to become India’s 2nd largest online marketplace after Flipkart
New Tesla Model S Becomes the First Electric Car to Run More Than 300 Miles on a Single Charge
Indian Naval Ships Veer, Nipat decommissioned
Japan Space agency leaves costly X-ray satellite lost in space
NASA’s Juno spacecraft to arrive at Jupiter on July 4
Endangered asiatic wild dogs spotted in China nature reserve.