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Only one per cent of the world's bacteria -- those that can be cultured in the lab -- are known, but molecular techniques pioneered by the Agricultural and Food Research Council (AFRC) in Britain

The need of the hour is to reconcile apparently irreconcilable interests

Medical researchers at the University of Arkansas have found a way to reduce dramatically the time needed to diagnose tuberculosis. The new method, which involves analysing genetic material

USA is pushing big dollars to unravel the mystery of the earth's climate

Manufacturers across the world are busy developing environment friendly products and minimising pollution in production process. A select list

The shores of the Andaman and Nicobar islands are losing their magnificent coral reefs because of heavy siltation caused by developmental activities

DEVELOPMENT has two sides, as Sudipto Sarkar of the People United for Better Living in Calcutta told the Calcutta High Court recently. The court is hearing a case against the proposed reclamation

National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources Pusa Complex New Delhi 110 012. National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources Indian Council of Agricultural Research National Dairy Research

It was from the port towns of this region that Arab dhows laden with merchandise set sail for distant towns in the days of yore. Today, these towns lie deserted -- an eloquent comment on the ecological devastation that has visited the Indus del

The state is slowly withdrawing from the welfare sector leaving voluntary organisations in a quandary

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