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Medical professionals urged to engage in clinical research 21.10.2017 Hindu: Home
More facilities are coming up, says National Cancer Institute head
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Virology institute to be functional in July 21.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Transit campus to be based at Life Science Park, Thonnakkal
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Lighting up lives 21.10.2017 Hindu: Home
From going green and saying no to firecrackers to lighting up the lives of the lesser privileged, many Vizagites took to meaningful ways of celebrating Deepavali
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Many Breast Cancer Patients Receive More Radiation Therapy Than Needed 21.10.2017 NPR: Healthcare
Unnecessary treatment of breast cancer and other diseases is pervasive. Overtreatment adds enormous costs to the health care system and, at times, burdens patients with needless suffering.
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The Business of Saving Lives 21.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Gilead Science’s executive chairman discusses his company’s innovative treatments and its efforts to make them affordable while turning a profit.
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WTO: Ending ban on IP cases is prescription for more disputes 20.10.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
US, Switzerland oppose two-year extension to moratorium; India, China, Brazil in favour
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More than 40 Latvian Companies to Participate in Inaugural Spotlight Latvia Conference in Chicago 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
CHICAGO: More than 40 Latvian-based companies and 200+ attendees representing businesses from around the world are confirmed to participate at the inaugural Spotlight Latvia business conference.
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CBI must probe illegal pesticide-resistant seeds, demands Maharashtra farm panel 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A Maharashtra government Special Task Force on Friday urged the Centre to institute a CBI enquiry into reports that around 3.50 million packets of illegal Herbicide Tolerant genetically modified cotton seeds are sold during the current season in several cotton-growing states in the country.
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Cannabis and Hemp-based CBD Production Strengthens as Revenues Continue to Climb 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
PALM BEACH, Florida: Now that more than 30 states have passed some level of legislative approvals for the industry, a sigh of relief was recently realized as the World Anti-Doping Agency removed CBD, an anti-inflammatory compound derived from cannabis, from its 2018 prohibited substances list.
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CBI must probe illegal pesticides, demands Maharashtra farm panel 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A Maharashtra government Special Task Force on Friday urged the Centre to institute a CBI enquiry into reports that around 3.50 million packets of illegal Herbicide Tolerant genetically modified cotton seeds are being sold during the current season in several cotton-growing states in the country.
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7 young men and their unusual start-up 20.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Bombay Hemp Company offers goods fashioned out of hemp, the lesser known cousin of ganja.
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CIA chief says US needs Pakistan help on Taliban safe havens 20.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
US officials have long accused Pakistan of turning a blind eye or assisting the Afghan Taliban and the allied Haqqani network
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Call for greater research in alternative medicine 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to Ayurvedic experts on Ayurveda Day (Oct 17) to find medicines which could provide immediate relief to the people is a step in the right direction.People all over ...
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Scientists engineer proteins that caused obese animals to lose weight and lower cholesterol 19.10.2017 LA Times: Science

As the U.S. obesity rate has galloped toward 40%, doctors, drug designers and dispirited dieters have all wondered the same thing: What if a pill could deliver the benefits of weight-loss surgery, but without the knife?

New research brings that hope a notch closer.

Scientists from the biotechnology...

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Potholes on 27 km roads fixed in city, but no guarantee of its sustainability 19.10.2017 DNA: Top News
Authority at Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is proudly claiming that they have fixed the bad roads which were washed away during the last monsoon. After Gujarat High Court slammed civic authority over the bad roads and failing to provide basic infrastructure to the citizens, AMC has mulled a new policy and technology for the roads. The civic body had fixed around 185 km of road network using this technology. However, now the stretch lies completely damaged. Out of this, the 27-km stretch is partially damaged with life-threatening potholes. The patchwork was repaired. But, now there is no guarantee if the roads would not break after monsoon. They have introduced Silane Nanotechnology by using anti-stripping agent in hotmix material of bitumen. AMC has started fixing the roads by using this method. The technology was recommended by Planning Commission in 2014 for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna, for the village roads which are not repaired every year and this technology gives sustainability. "In ...
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Qualcomm’s Apple suit to be heard in specialist Beijing court 18.10.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
As Qualcomm Inc. turns to a Chinese court in its battle with Apple Inc., the task of deciding who prevails in a dispute that could affect a million workers falls to a relatively new arm of the country’s judiciary. The Beijing Intellectual Property Court is one of three specialist venues in the Chinese judiciary set up to rule exclusively on such cases. Since being established in 2014, it has proved popular with plaintiffs asserting copyright because of a perceived willingness to mete out stiffer penalties and have heard other cases involving Qualcomm and Microsoft Corp. Qualcomm made its court filing Sept. 29, seeking to ban production and sale of iPhones in China.
How UCLA is fighting proxy patent battle for expensive cancer drug in India 18.10.2017 Business Standard: Today
UCLA appears to be representing the pharma firms Pfizer, Medivation and Astellas in its battle. They aren't telling the Delhi high court about this
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Orange Renewable bags 200 MW wind project 18.10.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Project to come up in Thoothukudi, to cost ₹2.64 per unit
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Shillong to hold first India International Cherry Blossom Festival 17.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Shillong to hold first India International Cherry Blossom Festival
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IIT JAM 2018: Last date to apply at jam.iitb.ac.in 17.10.2017 Education – The Indian Express
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