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Cancer checkpoints

Published on 25-May-2015
AFTER PRIMECancer, unlike infection, usually flourishes later in life.

The powerful algorithm that has populated the Earth with 10 million species, each occupying a different ecological niche...

More than what the thermometer reveals

Published on 25-May-2015
IN COMPARISON Colour is almost always judged relative to other colours.

If you run a body temperature between 96.7 and 97.5 F, does it mean having a temperature of 99.9 F is high? ...

The emergence of nanoscience in India

Published on 25-May-2015
GROWING NUMBERS About 22 patents were secured by Indians in the first three months in 2015.

Can you imagine ultra-small objects, propelled by magnetic fields that can move inside your body and deliver drugs ...

Waking up to a new horizon in outer space

Published on 18-May-2015
FINDINGS New Horizons spacecraft has revealed the possibility of ice cap.

Pluto may have a polar ice cap. This is the tantalising prospect revealed in the latest images to come down from ...

Therapy borne on electrical currents

Published on 18-May-2015
BRAIN VIBES Originally, tDCS targeted a specific brain region.

I draw an uneasy breath as I step into a bright purple office on the fourteenth floor of Boston's Prudential Building...

What's LHC up to?

Published on 18-May-2015
quest An important goal of the LHC is to search for the so-called super-symmetric particles.

A few years ago, CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research restarted the world's biggest particle accelerator...

Rays and the strength of thunderstorms

Published on 11-May-2015
fatal Colon cancer is diagnosed in 150,000 Americans annually.

Scientists measure electric fields in thunderclouds with instruments aboard airplanes and weather balloons...

Chemistry of birth

Published on 11-May-2015
constituents Lipids, nucleotides and amino acids are the three  significant components of a living cell.

It was the actions of Jupiter and Saturn that quite inadvertently created life on Earth. Not the gods of the Roman...

Acoustic-based separation method for cancer research

Published on 11-May-2015

It has been reported that the human body is composed of 37.2 trillion cells, which is 37.2 multiplied by 1000,000,000,000...

Fell for those puppy eyes? Here's why...

Published on 04-May-2015

The dog's gaze, according to a new report in Science. Japanese researchers found that dogs who trained a long gaze on their owners ...

Photo Gallery
A leopard at Mahatma Gandhi Zoo in Solapur, Maharashtra on Tuesday...

A leopard at Mahatma Gandhi Zoo in Solapur, Maharashtra on Tuesday...

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen inspects a guard of honour at the Indian Defence...

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen inspects a guard of honour at the Indian Defence...

Army personnel in action during an encounter with militants near Line of Control (LoC)...

Army personnel in action during an encounter with militants near Line of Control (LoC)...

Railway workers using the cimex eradicator to cleaning bedbugs in side of train at City...

Railway workers using the cimex eradicator to cleaning bedbugs in side of train at City...

Gujjar community people during their ongoing agitation or reservation at the railway tracks...

Gujjar community people during their ongoing agitation or reservation at the railway tracks...

New age Mahindra 'XUV 500' launch in Mumbai...

New age Mahindra 'XUV 500' launch in Mumbai...

Narendra Modi returns after delivering a speech during the launch of a special television channel...

Narendra Modi returns after delivering a speech during the launch of a special television channel...

National Congress party holds a cut out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest...

National Congress party holds a cut out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest...

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson (R) talks with 91-year-old World War Two veteran Russel

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson (R) talks with 91-year-old World War Two veteran Russel

Nepalese people walk across the damaged temple area one month after the deadly 7.8 magnitude ...

Nepalese people walk across the damaged temple area one month after the deadly 7.8 magnitude ...

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