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Heading for the Moon
Lunar exploration is undergoing something of a renaissance in space research. The recent success of the European Space Agency’s Smart-1 mission, a renewed interest in the US in returning astronauts to the moon and promising ventures by space-faring nations like India, China and Japan have put lunar science back in the limelight. “The interest in the moon signifies its scientific importance as a recorder of events in the early solar system that may not be preserved anywhere else,” says Manuel Grande, group leader, Planets and Space Plasma Group, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the UK ...  | Read.. 
 
Fast forward to cartoon reality
Lift up the bonnets of these cars and you glimpse the border between the real and the virtual, where computer animators are increasingly trying to capture the scientific essence of the way the world works to bring their synthetic creations to life ...  | Read.. 
 
Space dust
Mini dinosaurs
Pest immunity
Trend-setter
Benefits of ayurveda
Survival strategy
On the brink of the future
The great myth of new media is that they take us into the future. It’s a good selling point, of course. Blogs have begun to transform journalism, and newspapers will increasingly exist online in ways they never have before. Podcasting is indeed ...  | Read.. 
Flexi-gadgets
Cleaner wine
AIDS widows
The world came crashing for Tanu when her husband died three years ago. Only then did she come to know of the scourge called AIDS, which had claimed her husband. Says the 24-year-old widow: “I was bewildered when the doctors advised me to underg ...  | Read.. 
 
Infertility ' it’s the men
There has been a sharp increase in the number of male infertility cases in Calcutta, says Shabina Akhtar ...  | Read.. 
Love handles
Calculate, diet and exercise to do away with those few extra kilos. Dr Gita Mathai ...  | Read.. 
Road deaths a global epidemic: Report
Negative image-suicide link
Hypnosis helps bowel trouble
School children publish paper
Our closest cousins
Last week on the BBC World Service, I exchanged monologues with a Member of the European Parliament (debate unfortunately proved impossible). David Hammerstein is a Spanish Green who supports a Bill to accord rights to chimpanzees on the grounds that ...  | Read.. 
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