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Smartest virus
A nine-year-old girl in northern Thailand made an innocent mistake late in September, a show of industriousness that should have impressed her family but killed her instead. Eleven of her family’s 13 chickens had fallen sick and died of avian influenza, so the girl’s mother and grandmother killed the last two as a precaution, Thai health officials said. Not realising that the healthy-looking birds could still be infectious, the girl plucked the chickens and prepared them for cooking. She died at a Thai provincial hospital...  | Read.. 
Himalayan hazard
The devastating earthquake rocking India’s northwestern border region focuses our attention to another danger zone in the east: Darjeeling. ...  | Read.. 
New clues to class system
Carolus Linnaeus, 18th-century botanist and father of scientific naming, enjoyed the unusual status of international scientific hero. Celebrated as th ...  | Read.. 
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The ‘aha’ moment
Every now and then, humanity wakes up, looks at itself in the mirror and realizes that it’s been wasting a lot of effort doing things the old way just for the sake of tradition. From the caveman who first put a bunch of rolling logs under someth ...  | Read.. 
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Change of taste
Leslie Michelson does not have prostate cancer, but as chief executive officer of the Prostate Cancer Foundation he knows all too well how bad the disease is. So Michelson, 54, changed his diet. ...  | Read.. 
 
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QED: Religions’ last refuge
What’s meant by “In da Bginnin God cre8d da heavens & da earth'” You are possibly guessing it right. Gone are the days when it was only available within a sombre black cover with a cross on it. Now there’s an SMS version of God ...  | Read.. 
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