Monthly Archives: June 2012

MILKY WAY ABOVE EASTER ISLAND: NASA APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day).

MILKY WAY ABOVE EASTER ISLAND: NASA APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day). Continue reading

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BOOKSCAPES: Books have always let us escape into fantastic places and other worlds.

BOOKSCAPES: Books have always let us escape into fantastic places and other worlds. Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: What is this?

Mystery Monday: What is this? Continue reading

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THE HOLY GRAIL: Structure of a Nanomachine If seeing is believing, how do scientists see cellular nanomachines,…

THE HOLY GRAIL: Structure of a Nanomachine If seeing is believing, how do scientists see cellular nanomachines,… Continue reading

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THE KING OF FRUITS: Making Green Mango Rice.

THE KING OF FRUITS: Making Green Mango Rice. Continue reading

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The King of Fruits: Making Green Mango Rice

It has been said that India has only two seasons: Monsoon season and Mango season. While the monsoon replenishes Indian soil, mangoes are food for the soul.  Did you know that India holds 40% share of the world mango production? … Continue reading

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Stem Cells Blossom: Human induced pluripotent cells (iPSC) are stem cells made from ordinary (non-embryonic) skin…

Stem Cells Blossom: Human induced pluripotent cells (iPSC) are stem cells made from ordinary (non-embryonic) skin… Continue reading

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Infectious Humor: A retrovirus carries genetic information in the form of RNA instead of DNA.

Infectious Humor: A retrovirus carries genetic information in the form of RNA instead of DNA. Continue reading

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Beauty of the Butterfly Egg: Insects have been around for at least 300 million years.

Beauty of the Butterfly Egg: Insects have been around for at least 300 million years. Continue reading

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MAXI CIRCLE: We’re stuffed full of science-y goodness, and reached maximum capacity for a shared circle!

MAXI CIRCLE: We’re stuffed full of science-y goodness, and reached maximum capacity for a shared circle! Continue reading

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