the population division of the United Nations' (un) economic and social affairs department has recently predicted that the world population may reach nearly 9.4 billion by the year 2050 and
Remains of asbestos mining industry are still polluting the rivers and air in South Africa
Farmers in Sri Lanka are up in arms against low-priced agricultural imports from India that have flooded the country's markets. After prolonged protest campaigns against the duty-free potato
Research on snake venom and mongooses could lead to more effective anti venom drugs
In the story from the great Indian epic, Mahabharat , the legendary hero Arjun was once telling his wife Shubhadra how to penetrate the virtually unassailable ancient battle formation, Chakravyuha , destroy it and get out unscat
The threat to the foetus seems all pervasive, with even something as seemingly innocuous as a computer display screen being a threat. High levels of radiation (including X-rays, magnetic impulses
With the degradation of the quality of our environment, the incidence of asthma is on the rise. The choking ailment seems to be acute even among children, as pointed out by recent studies in the us
More and more libraries are incorporating computer networks in their effort to reach the entire world.
PARTICLE physicists at Fermilab near Chicago may have sighted the elusive "top" quark, one of the smallest constituents of matter (Science, Vol 258, No 5086; New Scientist, Vol 136, No 1851). An
Babies less than six months old have the surprising abilities to distinguish shapes, sizes and colours. Now, a study indicates infants can even make simple mathematical calculations.
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio