Dr D's column: Nobel-winner drowned in gene pool controversy
The DNA scientist James Watson was stripped of the honour after racial remarks.
World's last wilderness may vanish due to human activity: Study
The world's last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing due to human activ...
DNA biologist James Watson's Nobel medal sells for $4.7 million
A 1962 Nobel prize for the discovery of the structure of DNA has sold at auct...
From Rabindranath Tagore to Kailash Satyarthi, when burglars aimed for the Nobel
In 2016 a baul singer was arrested for stealing Tagore's Nobel medal and citations.
3.3 million sq. kms of pristine wilderness lost in two decades
Over 3.3 million square kilometers of wilderness has been lost since 1990 reports a new study published in the journal Current Biology.
Kailash Satyarthi's autographed chair, Amartya Sen's bicycle at Nobel museum
The museum has over 230 such signatures. Famous signatories include Barack Obama, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, economist John Nash and DNA-discoverer James Watson.
US gives BP 48 hrs to improve oil leak plans
The US Coast Guard Saturday expressed concern that BP's current plans to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill do not go far enough and ordered it to improve them within 48 hours.
Could Genome Research Council under public-private partnership be a way forward for India’s human genome program?
In the last 25 years genomic technologies have evolved faster than the computing technologies, and the forecast of genomic market of $140 billion by 2026 is indeed an underestimate. However, in terms of market size it is bigger than the pharma market even today.
1,001 ways to lose a Nobel Prize
In 2017, robbers made off with the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize medal won by Kailash Satyarthi. Or so they thought. The medal was a replica— the real one is on display in a museum— and it was quickly recovered.
Nations with least emissions most vulnerable to climate change
"It is time that this persistent and worsening climate inequity is resolved, and for the largest emitting countries to act," Althor said.
US sets BP 72-hour deadline for fresh oil spill plans
The US government has given British energy giant BP a 72-hour deadline to produce updated plans to contain and recover the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, an official letter said Wednesday.
Globe Trotter: Movie Night With Stella
Stella Artois is to host a series of unique screening events of 90s cult classic 'Pulp Fiction' in Picturehouse Cinemas across the UK for the lager's Facebook fans, reports Brand Republic.
US college confers doctorate on Indian-origin Doha Bank CEO R Seetharaman
Indian-origin R Seetharaman, Group CEO of Qatar-based Doha Bank, was today conferred with Doctor of Laws honorary degree by the Washington College.
Copenhagen is Europe's greenest city: Study
Copenhagen, host city of the ongoing United Nations climate summit, is the greenest major city in Europe, according to a survey published today.
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