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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.

Meteorologists can now use satellite pictures to keep track of hot spots in the Pacific.

Technology is taking sports to new highs, triggering a debate on whether competitions should be between people or between machines.