Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Thursday, July 31, 2003
Published on Thursdays
Spurious drugs consumers' health at stake
Revolutionising display technology
RESEARCHERS OF Myongji University, Korea, have developed a way to improve liquid crystal displays (LCD), which could revolutionise display technology. Published in the journal Semiconductor Science and Technology, Professor Yong-Sang ...
Lasers with double frequency
LIGHT TRANSPORTS data at high speed over fibre-optic networks. Light measures and creates images of large and small objects in scanners and microscopes. Light writes information onto all sorts of recording media and surfaces. The best-quality ...
fMRI: Isolating many brain events
THE CHALLENGE of science is to provide a biological basis of consciousness and the mental processes by which we perceive, act, learn, and remember. Are these processes localised to specific regions of the brain, or do they represent a collective ...
Rethink on glacier movement
BURIED ICE tracks are forcing scientists to rethink their ideas about how giant glaciers move. Until now crevasses were thought to form from small cracks on the surface of the ice. It was assumed that underground crevasses had sunk down from the ...
Workshop on radioactivity
A ONE-DAY workshop on `radioactivity and its measurement' will be conducted on Saturday 2nd August by The Indian Association of Nuclear Chemists and Allied Scientists (IANCAS). Higher secondary level students will participate at the workshop ...
Sun's micro flares play major role in heating corona
THE SUN'S tiny numerous microflares may influence solar atmosphere more than the solar flares, according to new data from the University of California, Berkeley's (Reuven Ramaty High-Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager) RHESSI satellite. Solar ...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
GM potato and malnutrition
This refers to the article `GM Potato and malnutrition' by Ramesh Bhat & S. Vasanti which appeared in these pages on July 24, 2003. The authors make a case that the quantity of protein contained in GM potato, though 50 per cent more than the ...
Huxley's hunch and simian Shakespeare
THE BIOLOGIST scholar Thomas Henry Huxley is supposed to have said in 1860 at a meeting of the British association in Oxford, UK that six monkeys typing randomly for millions of years could produce all of Shakespeare's works. Recently, Plymouth ...
Georg Schneider (1909-1970): Anti-Mendelian geneticist
Schneider promoted Lysenko's ideas and their use in agricultural practice in the GDR. He was given the highest awards.
Two improved varieties of Delhi Crossandra
TWO HIGH-YIELDING varieties of Delhi Crossandra have been developed by an innovative farmer-scientist of Pondicherry, and they have been released for commercial cultivation by the farmers recently. Both the improved crossandra varieties were ...
News: Front Page | National | Southern States | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Index | Features: Magazine | Literary Review | Life | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education | Book Review | Business | SciTech | Entertainment | Young World | Quest | Folio |
Comments to : firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright © 2003, The Hindu