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Moonshine kills at least 94 in India city slum

Moonshine kills at least 94 in India city slum

Jun 21, – The 10 men died late Saturday, three days after drinking the cheap liquor in Malvani, in Mumbai’s Malad suburb. Around 40 others were being treated in hospitals, including 15 in critical condition. Ten more people died in Mumbai from drinking tainted liquor, raising the death toll to 94 in the worst such […]

June 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Antarctic ozone hole slightly smaller than average

Antarctic ozone hole slightly smaller than average

The hole in Earth’s protective ozone layer in Antarctica this year was slightly smaller than average in recent decades, US space agency NASA said. The average size of the hole was 21 million sq km in September-October 2013, while the average size measured since the mid-1990s was 22.5 million sq km, reported Xinhua Friday citing […]

October 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bacterial ‘Autopsy’ Could Speed Antibiotic Discovery: Study

Bacterial ‘Autopsy’ Could Speed Antibiotic Discovery: Study

Sep 22, –  Scientists say they’ve found a quicker way to analyze chemicals with bacteria-killing abilities in an advance they hope will speed the development of new antibiotics. With bacterial infections becoming increasingly resistant to existing antibiotics, new drug development is crucial, according to Dr. Stuart Levy, president of the Alliance for the Prudent Use […]

September 22, 2013 | By | Reply More