Page-2 of Current Affairs - September, 2013

Peace Mission 2013: Joint military drill of Russia and China

In a latest development in the defence field, Russia and China held a joint anti-terrorism military exercise called Peace Mission 2013 in both the Shenyang military area command of the PLA (Peoples Liberation Army) and the Chebarkulsky range. 1500 military personnel from both Russia and China will participate during the anti-terrorism exercise. The exercise aims to ..

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"Rock Wrens" – a species makes comeback from extinction through Conservation Project

New Zealand’s Department of Conservation (DOC) project yielded positive result as Rock Wrens, one of the oldest as well as the most distinct songbird species retuned from extinction. The relocation project of DOC involved relocation of 41 tiny alpine Rock Wrens from around Fiordland in the far southwest of New Zealand’s South Island to Secretary Island ..

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Indian-origin scientist discovers universal flu vaccine

A team of researchers led by Professor Ajit Lalvani from the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London have discovered a new way of combating viral flu infections. He has developed a roadmap to develop universal flu vaccine. What is the approach to develop universal flu vaccine? Scientists investigated why some people resist ..

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Dextrose Gel can help treat Hypoglycaemia in Premature Babies

As per scientists from the University of Auckland, New Zealand the dose of sugar in the form of gel can help prevent premature babies from the risk of brain damage due to Hypoglycaemia. This is named as Dextrose gel treatment.  During this treatment, the sugar gel should be rubbed in the inside of cheeks and ..

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Sapien Biosciences: India’s first commercial Bio-Bank

Apollo Hospitals and health science firm Saarum Innovations have entered into a joint venture (JV) to set up the first commercial bio bank of India named as Sapien Biosciences. The joint venture envisages creation of a sophisticated bio bank as well as a personalised medicine company. Sapien Biosciences consists of collections of high quality and ..

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