Rs 150 Crore Microbe Project to Uncover Links to Diseases

Rs 150 Crore Microbe Project to Uncover Links to Diseases

Diseases and their causative agents are often linked to one another. More often than not this link is due to the microbes present in our body and the environment. So, the bacteria and virus around us hold the key to a healthy life. This is what scientists in the National Centre Cell Science in Pune are trying to find out in a 150 crore Microbe Project. Already prevalent in the west, this one of kind…

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Arctic May Get Ice-free for 1st Time in 100k Years

Arctic May Get Ice-free for 1st Time in 100k Years

Cambridge University professor Peter Wadhams has claimed the Arctic sea may become ice-free this year or in 2017 for the first time in 100,000 years. Wadhams added that sea ice will be in less than one million sq km by September. Satellite data earlier showed 11.1 million sq km of sea ice against an average of 12.7 million sq km. Source: Inshorts

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