A report published in the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology suggests that babies of...
Yes, the happening and looming threat of the loss of Bio-cultural diversity stares us in the face. This is particularly true...
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Himalayan glaciers, source of water for the innumerable rivers that flow across the Indo-Gangetic plains, are receding. And that too at a phenomenal rate. As they continue to recede, incidents of landslides, changes in river regimes and floods will increase. But only while the glaciers last. If global warming is the cause of this decline, then we can expect glaciers to disappear one day. In the long run, with large sections of these glaciers gone, the rivers will dry up. Impacts on the flora and fauna, and the 500 million people inhabiting the great Indian plain are hard to imagine. All we can conjecture today is, a few decades from now, the nation will experience a great thirst
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An Austrian report calls for a ban on the pesticide lindane
The FBI finally arrests the person who started E-mail computer virus Melissa
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Science fiction comes a step closer to the real world
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Scientists discover that brain cells can change and become blood in time
Stopping blood supply to tumours appears to be a potent way to tackle cancer
Rise in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and other forms of cancer cases linked to farming activities
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A continent rose thrice above the Indian Ocean, only to disappear beneath the waves each time
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A devastating earthquake in the Chamoli region of Uttar Pradesh kills over 100 people, most of them in their sleep