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Hidden life
It was an unscheduled, almost impulsive, detour to plumb one of the deepest points in the Indian ocean. Geologist Bejugam Nagender Nath had spent four weeks with a team of scientists aboard a ship ...  | Read.. 
Genes decide cigarette count
From now on, whenever you go for the next smoke, don't blame your urge. Your gen ...  | Read.. 
Not the whole truth
How to solve real-life problems that stump even the fastest digital computers' T ...  | Read.. 
Science beyond textbooks
Basic science education in West Bengal is now confined to textbooks and the expe ...  | Read.. 
Hidden life
Black hole
Pigeon power
Tiny test tube
Forget vaccines
Child abuse
Star trek to tumour
Astronomer George Fraser projected two spectacular images from his powerpoint projector. Both of them looked identical with bright rings, colourful cloudbursts and brilliant blue protrusions. 'The right-hand image shows the supernova remnant RCW 103 ...  | Read.. 
Electronic eye
Nano cable
Alphabet soup
In a world hungry for medical magic bullets, vitamin E seemed to have it all. It's cheap. It's available. And, for years, doctors and patients alike believed it really worked, showing particular promise as ammunition against heart disease. There were ...  | Read.. 
 
Unconventional risks
Conflict between diagnosis and data
Stress factor
Half of adults with HIV are women
Ozone links to urban death
Hope for gallstone disease
Grubs and bugs for nutrition
QED: Those fatal medicines
Dearth of anti-venom serum (AVS) is believed to be solely responsible for most of the deaths caused by snakebite ' the most neglected (and preventable) affliction in India. But the notion is not entirely true. The problem also lies in the inferior qua ...  | Read.. 
Recommended: Journey to the centre of Universe
THE BOOK NOBODY READ OWEN GINGERICH WALKER & COMPANY; $ 25 ...  | Read.. 
 
Why Corner
Why do nails grow faster on the fingers'
 
Doctor's Desk
This week: surgery