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NASA’s carbon mission revival under consideration
Harvesting stem cells from umbilical cord
Celecoxib: a big research fraud stands exposed
21 of the 72 papers published in medical journals contain fabricated data
HIV: low drug resistance in Mumbai
Two years after starting the antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV infected people with a CD4 count less than 200, efforts are under way to understand drug resistance. A threshold survey to understand drug resistance in people who have been ...
A polymer coating heals itself using UV light
Skin is spectacular stuff. Nick it with a razor or scrape it on the sidewalk, and it heals itself quickly. Synthetic materials are another story, although it’s not for lack of effort on the part of scientists. Chemists have tried for ...
New flu tests cut down needless antibiotic use
New flu tests can diagnose the flu in as little as 30 minutes, to cut down on needless antibiotic use. Excessive reliance on antibiotics can build up resistance and make some infections untreatable by current ...
Identifying optimum planting date for soy
Planting soybean on the optimum date produces maximum yield and profit without increasing costs. But the optimum planting date is hard to identify, as it varies depending on the weather, how much it rains and when it ...
Global warming threat to New York city
Global warming is expected to cause the sea level along the northeastern U.S. coast to rise almost twice as fast as global sea levels during this century, putting New York City at greater risk from hurricanes and storm surge. ...
New Japanese robot’s human-like movement
New Japanese humanoid robot ‘HRP-4C’ shows an expression of surprise on its face during a demonstration. It has 42 actuators and several sensors on its body which enable it to make human like ...
Detecting explosives from their vapours
A group of researchers has found a way to sensitively detect explosives based on the physical properties of their vapours. Their technology is currently being developed into prototype devices for field testing. ...
Smallest carnivorous dinosaur of N. America
This photo shows the blade-like slashing claw of a vicious velociraptor only as big as a modern chicken — the smallest carnivorous dinosaur discovered in N. America. ...
Self-help is the best help: that should be every farmer’s motto
Farmers should start their own marketing and form co-operatives
Disease management in rice fallow pulses
Fungal diseases namely root rot, powdery mildew, viral diseases yellow mosaic and leaf crinkle cause heavy damage to rice fallow pulse crops. Proper diagnosis of disease symptoms and adoption of appropriate management practices will ...
Is there any simple, affordable method to conserve water during summer for my 10 coconut, 5mango and 5 jackfruit trees, G.Gopalan Nair Thrissur,Dig circular trenches around ...
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