World’s First Baby Born Via Womb Transplant From Dead Donor

The first baby has been born following a womb transplant from a deceased donor, a study published in The Lancet has revealed. The successful transplant, performed by surgeons in Brazil, could greatly broaden access for women with uterine infertility to the treatment, without the need for live donors. The procedure to transfer the uterus from donor to recipient lasted more than 10 hours.The surgery involved connecting the recipient’s veins and arteries, ligaments and vaginal canals with the donated uterus. The woman’s previously fertilized and frozen eggs were implanted after seven months and…

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India’s Heaviest Satellite GSAT-11 Launched Successfully From French Guiana

GSAT-11, weighing 5,854 kg, is ISRO’s heaviest and most-advanced high throughput communication satellite.The next generation satellite is going to help ramp up internet speeds.  BENGALURU: India’s heaviest communication satellite GSAT-11 has been successfully launched into orbit a few minutes past 2 am IST on Wednesday. After a 30-minute flight, GSAT-11 separated from the Ariane 5 upper stage in an elliptical Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. GSAT-11 is a large planned Indian geostationary communications satellite.GSAT-11 is India’s heaviest satellite.ISRO Chairman K Sivan said soon after the launch, describing the GSAT-11 as the “richest space asset”…

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To Call A Spade, A Spade Or To Spin A Yarn: Exploring The Truth Behind A Lie

By: Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN Group KOLKATA: I was watching ‘Liar Liar’, a 1997 American fantasy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and I began to wonder if it is but a good idea to speak the truth always or is it, at times, wiser to fabricate reality? The film is about a successful lawyer whose entire career is woven around a web of lies. His career  takes an ugly turn when his son wishes for him  not to lie for a day and the wish is fulfilled. Hilarious indeed is the…

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