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Poison aid

Author(s): Tiasa Adhya
Issue Date: Sep 30, 2010
THE pathogenic bacterium Salmonella has a protective role too: it enhances the cancer-fighting ability of the body. Researchers from Italy and Russia tested the bacterium on melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer that has no effective treatment.

Warning from Leh

Author(s): Moyna
Issue Date: Sep 15, 2010
A cloud burst over arid Himalayan town of Leh in Ladakh on August 6, pouring some 250 mm of rain in an hour. The sudden downpour triggered flash floods and mudslides, killing over 180 people and wiping out the old town of Leh and two villages.

Dissenters unite

Issue Date: Aug 31, 2010
Yevgeniya Chirikova used to enjoy walking in the Khimki forest near Moscow's international airport.

India's nuclear chimera

Issue Date: Aug 15, 2010
Promoters of nuclear plants need patience and deep pockets.

science & Technology - Briefs

Issue Date: Jul 31, 2010
CHEMISTRY …and now 117 Periodic table posters in science labs need to be updated. Scientists from Russia and the US have synthesized a super heavy radioactive element with atomic number 117. They have named it ununseptium or Uus, until the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry decides on a name.

Hammer and sickle faces axe

Issue Date: Mar 15, 2010

Kremlin on Tartar sweet

Issue Date: Jun 30, 2010
Abakery in the Russian autonomous republic of Tatarstan has signed a unique agreement with the region’s government. It can now use the picture of the republic’s seat of government, Kazan Kremlin, on its products.

Monsoon maps on trees

Author(s): Tiasa Adhya
Issue Date: Jun 15, 2010
More than half the world’s population depends on the Asian monsoon water for agriculture.

News 360° - Briefs

Issue Date: May 31, 2010
climate change People’s charter: No to REDD


Issue Date: Nov 30, 2009
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