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Technology against natural disasters and its status in Pakistan

Living in a fast-paced digital world equipped with artificial intelligence and machine learning comes with many pros and cons. However,...

Remote Sensing and GIS to Win− Managing disaster through Early Warning System

Pakistan has one of the most disaster-prone countries in South Asia. It has to suffer approx—18 billion dollars in damage...

The Havoc of the Grasshoppers

Bright yellow and finger-sized locusts are grasshopper species capable of assembling in large destructive swarms and feeding on agriculture. These...

Space debris: The growing disaster risk

Since the beginning of the space age, starting with the launch of Sputnik in 1957, humans have launched thousands of...

How the tropic cyclone, Tauktae, wreaked havoc in the Arabian Sea

Throughout its history of 4.5 billion years, Earth has been a dynamic creature breathing in and out its atmosphere. The...

Editorial

Editor's point of view

When Fast Profit Beats the Vision of Sustainability− Nature Responds

Through many hearts are breakingAnd many tears are shedSo many houses brokenToo many people deadGod summoned his angelsSent them to the disaster zoneTo deliver their tiny perfect wingsSo they didn't...

How happy is Serotonin the happy hormone?

Serotonin, also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT), is a neurotransmitter playing an essential role in transmitting signals between the nerve cells (neurons). In the brain, serotonin is believed to be a...

Water Scarcity: Threats to a Global “Day Zero”

There are a couple of diverse reasons involved in water scarcity worldwide. Water could get scarce due to the physical shortage of water (lack of rainfall), the administration fails to...

Food trends in South Asia

Food production in South Asian countries has shown a general upward trend during the last couple of decades. Despite the considerable increase in these countries' population, including Pakistan, the food...

New’s Bite

Latest Science Updates

The earliest Gigantic Galactic Winds discovered

Scientists have discovered a gargantuan galactic wind emitted by a supermassive black hole some 13.1 billion years ago, the oldest...

Historical flood in Jeddah: risks, and vulnerabilities

The realm of Saudi Arabia is characterized climatically as a semi-parched area as per the "world guide of Köppen–Geiger environment...

Australian Bushfires at the Beginning of 2020

WildFire is not a new thing for Australia. The Australian landscape evolved because of fire. The survival of many plant...

Talking Rocket Science and Pakistan’s Future In Satellite Launching Vehicles

Background The world is changing? No, the Universe is changing! the universe we know in our minds and we know...

Double mutant B.1.617.2 variant driving the second wave of Coronavirus in India

December 2019 marked the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with its initial cases being diagnosed in Wuhan, China. The...

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