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Life on other planets: Alternative chemistries of life?

Ideas about directing evolution of life forms on Earth and finding life on other planets are rapidly morphing from science-fiction fantasy into mainstream science, says David Lynn, a chemist at Emory University. “These areas of science are rapidly coming of age because of our increasing knowledge and advancing technology. It’s an exciting time. We’re on the threshold of answering fundamental ...

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2014 Indian IT Sector Highlights

Though the first half of the year was challenging for various reasons beyond the industry’s control, the sentiment turned around and has been upbeat for the past six months, especially in the post-elections phase, with a stable central government in place, stakeholders said. “We have seen enterprises and product firms stabilising, delivering more business value and bringing transformation to their ...

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Time to Push, Spread Ayurveda Worldwide: Health Experts

Centuries-old Indian medical system Ayurva requires to be spread all over the world to get integrated into the public health systems to save healthcare expenditure in many countries, international health experts said in New Delhi on Saturday. Natalia Marzoa Silva of the Cuban health ministry said her government is eager to include Ayurveda in primary and higher medical education in ...

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KIA Bangalore’s Curse? Steep Toll Hike Comes Ahead of Pending 3-time UDF Hike

Amid protests in Bangalore over the steep hike of toll from Rs.20 to 75 (one way), with the impending Airport User Fees hike soon to four digits (Rs1700), Union minister for highways Oscar Fernandes says the increase is in accordance with NHAI formula as approved by Parliament, that was brought forth after the elections, lest they loose votes. The steep ...

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India, China face worst consequences of asbestos use: experts

By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: India and China are headed for “an absolute catastrophe of death and disease” because of likely massive jump in asbestos-related diseases in the coming decades, says a report written by Pulitzer winning journalist Gary Cohn. Citing numerous scientific studies and two of the world’s most prominent experts on public health and asbestos exposure, Cohn, writes ...

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