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Deep end of the ocean
Who cares about planktonic abundances and distributions' The stock answer is that phenologists, who study the timings of the seasonal activities of animals and plants, care, and so does the fisheries ...  | Read.. 
How giraffes got long necks
Giraffes evolved long necks to browse in trees high above the competition. That ...  | Read.. 
When spices carry fatal bugs
Cumin powder sprinkled into aloo dum or cardamom dropped into meat gravy ...  | Read.. 
The king and I
I'd once thought that if I ever became famous and wrote an autobiography, I woul ...  | Read.. 
In pursuit of awareness
India has made giant strides in the field of space research and nuclear power in ...  | Read.. 
Hot merger
Memory point
Melting glacier
Emergency pill
Benefits of milk
Good bacteria
Tougher firewall
They labour long hours to write their software, testing and perfecting it. They toil in obscurity, fully aware that they'll never get credit for their work. Their programmes will never make it to computer stores, and they'll never receive a penny for ...  | Read.. 
Epitaph on Net
Wi-fi camera
Purple patch
It sounds like the beginning of a teaching case for medical students: a 14-year-old girl with a chief complaint of abdominal pain. ...  | Read.. 
 
Vegetable dose
Is their mood really better'
Genes that percolate
Key HIV protein successfully targeted
Terror fears hurt the heart
Oral pill can treat pneumonia
Stretches mar performance
QED: Poor surveillance
A 'ticking time-bomb' is without doubt an attractive catchword, although it is in danger of turning into a clich'. And an international expert last week used it to describe the HIV situation in India. Richard Feachem, executive director of the Globa ...  | Read.. 
Recommended: Making sense of chemical soups
VANITY, VITALITY AND VIRILITY JOHN EMSLEY OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS; $ 28 ...  | Read.. 
 
Why Corner
Why do we forget early childhood'
 
Doctor's Desk
This week: Childhood cancer