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Was the start of Phase II trials in Africa in 2005 justified?
Phase II trials of the AAV AIDS vaccine were started at five sites in Africa before completion of the Phase I trials in Europe and India


Atlantis’ sensors: when redundancy matters
NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.) will celebrate its 50th anniversary of founding next year. It will add yet another feather to its cap if the space shuttle Atlantis mission to the International Space Station, scheduled ...

Reversing ageing process in skin
Scientists have found a way to reverse the ageing process in skin, restoring thinning tissue to a thicker, more youthful state in two weeks. The advance, which works by manipulating a master control gene in cells that changes the level of ...
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IT TRENDS
Is WiMAX the way to go?
The recent recognition of WiMAX as a 3rd generation mobile Internet standard creates a competitor to cellular alternatives


Agriculture


FARMER'S NOTEBOOK
Multicropping, self-help are the best help
The farmer gets more than Rs. 4 lakhs as gross income per year

Spindle bug menace in areca nut
Spindle bug, carvalhoia arecae, is one of the important pests of areca nut. Large colonies of this bug suck the sap from the leaves. Especially, these bugs feed on the top most region of the leaf axils by injecting toxic saliva. As ...


FARM QUERIES
Processing pepper
You can contact the Professor & Research Engineer, Post Harvest Technology Centre, University of Agricultural Sciences, Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra (GKVK), Bangalore: 560 065, e-mail:

FARM QUERIES
Coconut tree climber
Can you please give me the address of the concerned department in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu for purchase of coconut tree climbing device? P. VELLAYAN Namakkal, Tamil ...


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