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Brain 'switch' controlling blood sugar levels discovered by researchers

Jul 30, 2014

Brain 'switch' controlling blood sugar levels discovered by researchers

Researchers have identified the mechanism in the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. #World #Medicine #NewsTracker #science #Health #research #Brain #glucose levels #Yale School of Medicine #Prolyl Endopeptidase Enzyme
Nasa's Opportunity rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

Jul 29, 2014

Nasa's Opportunity rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, Nasa has said. #World #NewsTracker #science #Nasa #Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Russia Giant crater known as 'End of the world' sparks mystery

Jul 26, 2014

Russia Giant crater known as 'End of the world' sparks mystery

A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as "the end of the world" is causing a sensation in Russia. #SpaceBuzz #ScienceBuzz #Russia Crater #Giant crater #End of The World #Crater
US nuclear disaster plans inadequate, says report on Fukushima crisis

Jul 25, 2014

US nuclear disaster plans inadequate, says report on Fukushima crisis

US nuclear plants must better prepare for the risk of natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis and floods, said a report on lessons learned from Japan's Fukushima crisis in 2011. #World #Japan #Fukushima #Chernobyl #Three Mile Island #National Academy of Sciences #US Nuclear Energy
Saturn's Moon Titan has a thicker atmosphere than Earth report

Jul 24, 2014

Saturn's Moon Titan has a thicker atmosphere than Earth report

The atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon Titan is 1.6 times denser near the surface than Earth's air, scientists have found. #Titan #Earth #Saturn #atmosphere #SpaceBuzz #ScienceBuzz #Saturn's Moons

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India's clean energy at the cost of biodiversity?

Jun 05, 2013

India's clean energy at the cost of biodiversity?

Biodiversity conservationists say that solar, wind and hydel power projects sound the death knell for many animal species. #World #India #climate change #Solar energy #National Solar Mission #MoEF #World Environment Day #Bio diversity #UNFCC #ATREE #National Environmental Sciences Program
India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 12, 2011

India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

A big US pharma company has finally taken proactive measures (learning from history no doubt) to license innovative drugs to low-cost drug makers in India so that they reach the people who need them the most. #Ranbaxy Laboratories #GeekSpeak #HIV/AIDS #Antiretroviral drug #Gilead Sciences

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India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 30, 2014

Discovery Science Center's L.A. offshoot museum to open in November

Turning a lingering and expensive civic embarrassment into a new asset for science education, a never-used, $21.8-million building paid for by the city to give the San Fernando Valley its first major museum finally will open Nov. 13 at Hansen Dam Rec...
India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 30, 2014

How I Raised Venture Capital For Retention Science

It’s no secret that entrepreneurs need funding to launch or grow their nascent companies, and some will seek the support of venture capitalists (VCs) to fulfill their ambitions. For many entrepreneurs, myself included, pitching to potential investors...
India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 30, 2014

Discovery Science Center's L.A. offshoot museum to open in November

Turning a lingering and expensive civic embarrassment into a new asset for science education, a never-used, $21.8-million building paid for by the city to give the San Fernando Valley its first major museum finally will open Nov. 13 at Hansen Dam Rec...