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Reducing insulin resistance
Distant planets could be made partly of pure diamond
Extrasolar planets might have thick crusts of almost pure carbon with diamond found deep down.
Cancer vaccine: what's next?
"Vaccines can only be used to prevent cancers which are caused by a virus" Richard Sullivan MENTION VACCINES and most people if they're not too busy wincing at the thought of a sharp needle plunging into their ...
Satellite captures black hole birth
THE BIRTH of a black hole has been captured for the first time, a NASA scientist said recently. NASA's Swift orbiting observatory detected the gamma ray burst of the collision between two dense neutron stars recently and pointed its visible ...
Scientists find unusual use of metals in the ocean
CADMIUM, COMMONLY considered a toxic metal and often used in combination with nickel in batteries, has been found to have a biological use as a nutrient in the ocean, the first known biological use of cadmium in any life form. Scientists have ...
Say hello to a Net-powered PC
`Power Over Ethernet' is a new technology that integrates voice and data with the energy required to run the carrier system.
Sterility mosaic disease resistant pigeon pea
This variety is suitable for growing in dry regions with erratic rainfall.
Composting with coirpith
Coirpith improves rate of water infiltration and increases nutrient availability to crops.
Since it is a plant of Chinese origin there is no Tamil name for it. In English it is known as `Maidenhair tree' or `Living fossil.' What is the Tamil name for Albizzia lebbeck? L. Sundaraiya, Tamil Nadu The Tamil name for ...
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