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Thursday, October 16, 2008
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Vioxx: drug promotion in guise of research
How Chandrayaan-1 will be put in the moon’s sphere of influence
The enhanced capabilities of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and accurate modelling of the forces that act on the Chandrayaan-1 satellite in orbit make India’s mission to Moon possible next week. The PSLV will put the satellite ...
Hearing loss threat from loud MP3 music
Millions of European youngsters could suffer permanent hearing loss after five years if they listen to MP3 players at high volume for more than five hours a week. EU scientists sounded this warning. ...
Telescopic image shows huge star candidates
This is a composite image of galaxy RCW 108 by the Chandra X-ray Observatory and NASA Spitzer Space Telescope. It indicates there are more massive star candidates than expected in several areas of this image. ...
Cashing in on plunging cost of genetic testing
A saliva sampling kit from 23andMe, a company based in the U.S. An infant industry is capitalizing on the plunging cost of genetic testing technology to offer people unprecedented entree to their own DNA. ...
Battlefield of the Bronze Age discovered
These skeleton remains, which were found in a river valley in Germany, are estimated to be more than 3,300 years old. Historians believe that they could have discovered for the first time a battlefield of the Bronze ...
Sea voyages reveal 274 species new to science
A new species of Trichopeltarion crab in a marine reserve off southern Tasmania. Marine research voyages revealed 274 species new to science along with 86 species previously unknown in Australian waters. ...
Philippines’ first bomb disposal robot unveiled
Philippines’ first Explosive Disposal Robot (EDR) is unveiled during a demonstration for police officials in Manila. It was locally built and designed by Mapua Institute of Technology professors and students. ...
Potato: historically important vegetable
Every so often, world agencies announce and dedicate an entire year towards some noble cause or the other. This year is focused on an unusual, but delectable topic, the potato. 2008 is being recognized and celebrated as the ...
Multi-cropping, organic practices overcome soil, water problems
The farmer has been able to pay back his debts after turning to organic
Controlling cocoa mealy bug
Pest attack is more in July-October
Asafoetida and yield increase
I am growing some vegetables in my small patch of land. I want to make the plants bear more buds and fruits. Is there any natural friendly method for doing it as I am not interested to spray any chemical hormones? K. ...
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