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Mission successful
It’s a cloudy October morning at the Milan airport. The bus to ferry passengers to the aircraft for Alitalia’s flight 1339 to Trieste is slowly getting filled up. “It seems everybody is going to the ICTP,” says Panamalai Ramrao Parthasarathy, mathematics professor at the IIT-Madras, looking at the lot that’s boarding the bus. “Maybe you’re right,” comments the gentleman sitting next to him ...  | Read.. 
Joycean connection
During the 1960s, science enjoyed very good patronage in the industrialised world. World War II had shown that it worked wonders and the statesmen of those nations were convinced of the usefulness and importance of fundamental studies ...  | Read.. 
No ghosts
Gender-bender
New ape
Rare stink
Quantum leaps
Soy benefits
Foreign interest
Instant gratification
It's the latest in instant gratification. Like many other first-year law students at the University of Miami, Ashley Powell relies on instant messaging to reach her friends when they're hiding out at places like the library. But unlike most of her ...  | Read.. 
Mobile translator
Atomic memory
End of Superman
The death of Christopher Reeve illustrated something that those who live with paralysis know all too well: The challenges go far beyond the inability to walk. 'Walking is the least of it,' said Donna Jessinger, who is 43 and has been paralysed since ...  | Read.. 
 
Paternal imprints
You can't say it's in their head
First-line cure
Deadly 1918 flu virus resurrected
Blood pressure ruins sex life
Flight simulator cures vertigo
Next time, try water, mate
QED: Dodging the ban
Two words may well describe the process that Indian health authorities employ to ban or not to ban drugs suspected to be harmful to humans: arbitrary and non-transparent. Last week, 10 days after the pharmaceutical giant Merck had announced its volun ...  | Read.. 
Recommended: Curious remedies and weird anecdotes
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