the largest ever cluster of childhood leukaemia cases in the vicinity of a nuclear facility has been reported by a German-American team of epidemiologists. The cluster of 15 children was found

using a bug that is believed to have existed and evolved in human stomachs for millions of years, scientists have unearthed fresh evidence to support the hypothesis that Indians and Europeans

scientists from Nagpur-based National Environment Engineering Research Institute have discovered hundreds of hitherto untapped friendly bacteria from Common Effluent Treatment Plants (cetps). This,

a new study in a high carbon content paddy field of West Bengal has questioned India's projected methane emission levels, suggesting that if rigorous research is carried out in the eastern and

indian scientists have developed the country's first infra-red probe to measure snow surface temperature. The probe, designed by the Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (csio) in Chandigarh,

scientists have sequenced the entire genome of rhesus monkey

scientists now have firm genetic evidence that early Austro-Asiatic settlers in India, believed to be the oldest, migrated from here to south-east Asian countries and populated them. These early

contamination of groundwater by arsenic, a well-known phenomenon, has now shown up in a different form. Scientists working in the Bengal delta have found that rice grown with or boiled in

new fossil finds in the Vindhyan basin in central India have, for the first time, fixed the age of the evolutionarily significant mountain basin, not very long ago considered palaentologically

spores of a new variety of black stem rust may reach India from Uganda and hit most of the wheat crop soon. The alarm was raised by the international crop protection body Global Rust Initiative