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Largest international study into safety of GM food launched by Russian NGO

Posted By Editorial Team | Nov 19th, 2014

Thousands of rats will be fed Monsanto maize diets in a $23m, three-year ‘Factor GMO’ study into long-term health effects of GM food and associated pesticides

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Welcome to the Failure Age!

Posted By Editorial Team | Nov 19th, 2014

By ADAM DAVIDSONNOV. 12, 2014 Photo The retail racks of Weird Stuff in Sunnyvale, Calif. CreditMichael Vahrenwald for The New York Times When you pull off Highway 101 and head into Sunnyvale, Calif., the first thing you notice is how boring innovation looks up close. This small Silicon Valley city, which abuts both Cupertino, the home of […]

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Modi, the Pope and the ‘Problem’ of Science

Posted By Editorial Team | Nov 19th, 2014

What Narendra Modi  said about genetic science being known in ancient India was wrong, but it was not anti-science. But what Pope Francis stated about the ‘requirement of a creator’ behind the Big Bang and evolution presupposing creation, though sophisticated, has the potential to thwart science. In 1967, double Nobel Laureate (for chemistry and peace) […]

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Exhausting the Planet: Jonathan Foley on Balancing Food Security With Environmental Sustainability

Posted By Editorial Team | Nov 12th, 2014

October 31, 2014 By Heather Randall “We’re living in a time of unprecedented change,” says Jonathan Foley, executive director of the California Academy of Sciences. “Just in the last 50 years, our population itself has more than doubled in size, the economy grew about seven-fold during the same time, and the combination of those two…has led to about […]

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China plans world’s largest supercollider

Posted By Editorial Team | Sep 26th, 2014

China plans world’s largest supercollider Chinese scientists are designing a particle-smashing collider so massive it could encircle a city.  by  Kevin Holden China’s proposed supercollider plans to be twice the size of the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland [Getty Images] Beijing, China – Chinese scientists are racing to complete plans for a supergiant particle collider that, […]

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Research in China

Posted By Editorial Team | Sep 26th, 2014

Research in China ByClaude Arpi IssueCourtesy: Uday India| Date : 24 Sep , 2014 It was recently reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was extremely unhappy about the state of affairs at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). According to the Times of India, when he visited the DRDO headquarters on August 20, Modi […]

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The Global Diabetes Epidemic

Posted By Editorial Team | May 1st, 2014

By KASIA LIPSKA The New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/26/opinion/sunday/the-global-diabetes-epidemic.html?hp&rref=opinion) APRIL 25, 2014 Kasia Lipska is an endocrinologist at the Yale School of Medicine. Twelve years ago, my husband and I packed up all of our belongings and moved to Trivandrum – a steamy, tropical town at the southern tip of India in Kerala. At the time, […]

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ISRO

Posted By Editorial Team | Dec 18th, 2013

Indian Space Research Organization Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is India’s primary space agency. It was established in the year 1969 under the leadership of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. It was started with the aim achieving self-reliance and developing capability to build and launch communication satellites for television broadcast, telecommunications and meteorological applications as well as […]

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Health benefits of cinnamon (dalchini)

Posted By Editorial Team | Oct 29th, 2013

Health benefits of cinnamon (dalchini)   Cinnamon or dalchini is a staple addition to curries, pulav and biryani, but did you ever think that that tiny little bark could protect you from a host of illnesses right from cancer to cough and cold? Well, it sure can. Here are the top ten health benefits of cinnamon: Helps keep diabetes under […]

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ĀŚUMṚTAKPARIKṢA : THE FORENSIC SCIENCE IN ANCIENT BHĀRATA

Posted By Editorial Team | Oct 27th, 2013

ĀŚUMṚTAKPARIKṢA  : THE FORENSIC SCIENCE.   “Forensic Science”, is the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to the legal system. This may be in relation to a crime or to a civil action1, but this system of principle was in use from our ancestors, and was known as “Āśumṛtakparikṣa”. […]

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