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Dying with dignity through ‘assisted suicide'
DNA for counting endangered species
How reliable are the traditional method of counting wildlife animals to know their numbers for purposes of conservation?Scientists have shown that they are quite unreliable, and can lead to significantly incorrect totals that they ...
NASA Mission to Mars, Jupiter moon
Bringing Mars rocks to Earth and a mission to Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, should be among the top priorities for NASA in the coming decade, a high-level panel of planetary scientists has suggested.The National Research Council, which ...
Are dormant volcanoes really dormant?
A volcano's magma chamber that has cooled down need not remain dormant for centuries before it is remobilized by fresh magma. Reawakening of a chamber can happen in just a few ...
What the fossils of horse teeth indicate
“Strong natural selection” for different types of teeth happened occasionally during brief intervals in horse history. 6,500 fossil horses belonging to 222 different populations of more than 70 extinct species were ...
Plants have fewer pores with rising Co2
As carbon dioxide levels have risen during the last 150 years, the density of pores that allow plants to breathe has dwindled by 34 per cent, restricting the amount of water vapour the plants release to the ...
Semen quality of Finnish people affected
A significant deterioration of semen quality has been seen during the last 10 years in Finland, a country that previously had high sperm counts. An increase in the incidence of testis cancer is also ...
Dusty disc of spiral galaxy NGC 247
The spiral galaxy NGC 247's component stars are clearly resolved and many glowing pink clouds of hydrogen, marking regions of active star formation can be made out in the loose and ragged spiral ...
The scars of impacts on Mars
ESA's Mars Express has returned new images of an elongated impact crater in its southern hemisphere. Located just south of the Huygens basin, it could have been carved out by a train of projectiles striking the ...
GM crops debate: consensual versus adversarial approaches
Unlike the adversarial approach, both sides of an argument are looked at impartially in consensual approach
Sprinkling water using Chandraprabha rain gun
The system can irrigate an acre in about one and half hours
Controlling vascular streak dieback in Cocoa
Vascular streak dieback is a serious threat in cocoa cultivation and cause cent per cent loss if left unprotected.The disease is caused by air-borne fungal pathogen. The fungus ejects the spores into the air during night time and spread ...
Dryland groundnut variety
Can you kindly give the contact details of a farmer in Gujarat who had developed a drought resistant groundnut variety?RamgopalMaharashtraYou can contact Mr. Dhirajlal Virjibhai Thummar, Via Mota Akadiya, PO ...
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