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Seals may have introduced tuberculosis to South America Study

Aug 21, 2014

Seals may have introduced tuberculosis to South America Study

According to co-investigator Johannes Krause from University of Tubingen in Germany, The connection to seals and sea lions is important to explain how a mammalian-adapted pathogen that evolved in Africa around 6,000 years ago could have reached Peru 5,000 years later #Africa #Peru #Study #South America #research #Tuberculosis #bizarre #seals #sea lions
Finish projects on time, world is not waiting for you PM Modi to DRDO

Aug 21, 2014

Finish projects on time, world is not waiting for you PM Modi to DRDO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to speed up and complete its programmes in time. #India #Defence #New Delhi #TheySaidIt #DRDO #research #Projects #programmes #PM Narendra Modi #delays
Extraordinary number of icebergs in 1914 to blame for sinking of Titanic

Aug 20, 2014

Extraordinary number of icebergs in 1914 to blame for sinking of Titanic

There were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south and earlier in the year than usual, the researchers said. #England #New York #Global warming #Arctic #research #Ship #Titanic #Iceberg #Sailing #Glaciers #luxury liner #Atlantic #South Hampton
Technology becoming key driving force of defence Modi at DRDO event

Aug 20, 2014

Technology becoming key driving force of defence Modi at DRDO event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said technology is becoming the "key driving force" as the world and the parameters of war and defence are fast changing. #India #Defence #Technology #New Delhi #TheySaidIt #DRDO #research #PM Narendra Modi #driving force
Rights bodies call for legal framework to regulate surrogacy

Aug 19, 2014

Rights bodies call for legal framework to regulate surrogacy

With India becoming a hub for surrogacy, human rights bodies have called for rights-based legal framework to safeguard the interests of all major stakeholders. #India #NewsTracker #Health #Surrogacy #Centre for Social Research

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Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History
Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

Apr 29, 2013

Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

The problem seems to be that both the monkeys and the humans in India are profuse breeders. #HowThisWorks #monkey #langur #California National Primate Research Centre

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Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

Aug 21, 2014

Ohio diocese discourages ALS Association ice bucket challenge, cites embryonic stem cell funds

A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells...
Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

Aug 21, 2014

How Quickly Will You Reach Your First Million Dollars?

New research from serial entrepreneur Ryan Westwood: For current or pending entrepreneurs, how long will it take to earn your first $1M? And for those whose business has already passed that marker, how long did it take...
Monkey menace: Langurs are passe, will foreign help work?

Aug 23, 2014

Scientific proof that a summer World Cup in Doha is too hot - for fans

German researchers have some advice to the organizers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar: Hold the soccer tournament during the winter. Or, if the matches really must be played during the summer, hold them at night...