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Mars mission not just for pride, we mean business, says ISRO

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Bengaluru: As India prepares to launch its Rs 450 crore mission to Mars this year, a top space official says the country's first martian odyssey - that has attracted some criticism - is not just for

Teachers in city feel insecure


Visakhapatnam: Even though the teaching profession is supposed to be a peaceful and respected occupation, women teachers in several institutions face many problems. A study conducted by an Andhra Uni

William has a hint of Indian in his DNA, find British researchers


London: Prince William, second in line to Britain’s throne, has Indian ancestry, new genetic research has revealed. His younger brother Harry too has a similar Indian genetic connection.
William’s In

Kesar dal to be made non-toxic

Forty years after its ban, experts in food poisoning are collecting vital scientific data to find out if Kesar dal is dangerous to human health, and if so, how to reduce its toxicity. The res-earch is

Quality of TN applicants very high, says OZ envoy


“Candidates from Tamil Nadu constitute six per cent of the top 10 Indian Ph.D scholars who were awarded scholarships under the Victoria India Doctoral Scholarships (VIDS) programme to pursue PhD in Vi

Bio-terror fears 'halt research on mutant bird flu'

A research on mutant bird flu has been stopped for the time being in the wake of fears that it could be exploited by terrorists, say scientists.

The H5N1 strain of bird flu is potentially fatal when

US nuclear lab looks for research tie-ups with India

Mumbai: Representatives from one of the leading defence laboratory of United States, Idaho National Laboratory (INL) are on a three-day visit to the city to explore the possibilities of long-term coll

From table to the grave: Desk jobs 'can kill'


New York: For those with desk jobs, doing exercises while sitting can make a lot of difference, suggests a new study.

The research reported in Men's Health cautioned that those who sit for hours at

Fifth of our planet's life facing extinction: Report

London: One in five of the world's mammals, birds and fish are now endangered, indicating a possible sixth round of mass extinction in the Earth's history, scientists say.

The researchers found tha

6 different types of smiles identified

Sydney: In a new study, researchers have identified six different types of smiles.

Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley, Ms Emiliana Simon-Thomas, a neuroscientist and Mr Dacher Ke

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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