Articles Archive for January 2010
Herds of rabbits are being created by Scientists so that they can use rabbit milk to treat their patients. The first such farm of Dairy rabbits is running in Holland , where rabbits who have been genetically modified to include a human gene and contain a protein called C1 inhibitor are commercially milked.
The milk protein would help in preventing the rejection of transplant organs and tissue damage in survivors of strokes, heart attacks and car accidents, and may also treat the hereditary immune disorder angioedema.
Trials have been done on …
India Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ) launched a series of Ten Rockets to study the effects of millennium longest Solar Eclipse which covered many countries of Africa and Asia on its path.
The fleet of these suborbital rockets were launched to study the effects
of Sun-moon alignment and to study about the impact of such events on photochemistry and electrodynamics within Earth’s atmosphere
The data collected by the rockets would be linked to the observations made from the ground to get insights into various phenomena which occur during the eclipse.
Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Minister of Domestic Trade and Co-operatives and Consumerism today said, ” The Government if planning to bring a rule which would limit the amount of subsidized petrol a vehicle owner can buy each month”.
According to Mr.Sabri – This rule would stop people who buy subsidized petrol in large amount and then store it in drums to sell to other people at high prices who are not eligible for the subsidized petrol. It would also help to stop the illegal trading of petrol at border areas …
Indian Politics »
Google allegations of Chinese Government trying hacking the email accounts of Chinese activists and its threat to leave China have created an intense debate. But a media report, which reveals that hackers from China have targeted computers in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) have fueled the issue further.
According to Report Chinese hackers aimed email accounts of National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan, Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrashekhar, PM’s Special Envoy Shyam Saran and Deputy National Security Advisor Shekhar Dutt and 26 others.
The spyware was in the form of PDF file which …
Moving one step closer to its first global buyout, BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.) Government owned Telecom operator company have entered in to the second round of bidding to acquire a majority stake in Zambia’s leading telecom company Zamtel.
BSNL is one of the four bidders who are selected for the next round of bidding, which is scheduled to start next week. The winning bidder would get 75% stake in the company as confirmed by the Zambia Development Agency.
Apart from BSNL, Angola’s Unitel, Libya’s LAP Green Networks and Russia’s Altimo …
According to Wikipedia -
A tipping point is the point when adding a small amount of weight to a balanced object can cause it to suddenly and completely topple.
British Scientists have claimed that a major Antarctic Glacier has passed its tipping point and if collapse can increase the global sea levels by 24 cm.
According to three dimensional model developed by team of Oxford University to explore changes in ice sheet of Pine Ice Glacier has proved the increase in amounts of ice lost over the past decades. PIG has passed …
According to media reports from Australian Newspapers “‘The Age”, Aussie captain Ricky Ponting and his teammates may take a decision of not to participate in latest season of IPL ( Indian Premier League) which is scheduled to start from March 12,2010. According to Report, Aussie players are worried about their security after political party Shiv Sena had said that they will not allow any Australian Player to play in Maharashtra, to retaliate against the racial attacks on Indians in Australia.
Around 30 Australian Players have to play from various …
A new study conducted by Ohio State University revealed that Yoga is a great way to reduce the number of inflammatory proteins found in blood which might increase due to aging and stress.Inflammation is the main cause of many decisions and doing Yoga few times a week is a great, simple and cheap way to minimize your probability of getting infected by such diseases.
The Study was conducted on 50 women aged 41 who were divided on two groups Novice and experts based on their Yoga skills.
During the study, All …
WHO experts have denied the allegations which were slapped on them by Danish daily ‘Information’ last month. The controversy came in to existence, when documents acquired through Danish Freedom of Information Act unleashed the fact that Prof Juhani Eskola, a Finnish member of the WHO board on vaccines, had received almost 6.3 million euros in 2009 for his Vaccine research program from vaccine manufacturers GSK, the company whose vaccine was recommended by WHO last year to its member countries.
Danish journalists also reported six other members of SAGE(Strategic Advisory Group of …
Internet Giant Google has created a buzz by making an announcement, that it could quit China after hackers broke in to Google China and tried to access the email accounts of Human Right Activists of China.
China is the biggest Internet Market in the world with more that 350 million users and search revenue of more than $1 billion. China is one of those marketing where Google is not the leading search engine. Google only have 30% market share of search engine market in china whereas its main competitor Baidu has …