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A team from Imperial College, Hull York Medical School, Medical Research Council Clinical Trial Unit and Infectious Disease Research Institute in London is carrying out what they claim is the first clinical trial of an injectable vaccine for HIV which causes AIDS. They are also evaluating whether the vaccine is safe for use in human ..


Microsoft Azure

Windows Azure is a Microsoft cloud computing platform and is a Platform as a service (PaaS) offering from Microsoft Online Services. The platform consists of various on-demand services hosted in Microsoft data centers and commoditized through three product brands: Windows Azure (an operating system providing scalable compute and storage facilities), SQL Azure (a cloud-based, scale-out ..


Mithi Virdi

Mithi Virdi Nuclear Project The first first US nuclear reactor in India is bound for Gujarat at Mithi Virdi in Bhavnagar district. United States and India are on a track to cross a significant milestone by firming up an early works agreement for the installation of the first 1100 MW American nuclear reactor at Mithi ..



Accepting the recommendations of the task force headed by Shri Nandan Nilekani on IT strategy for direct transfer of subsidy, a mobile- based Fertiliser Management System (mFMS) has been designed to provide end-to-end information on the movement of fertilisers and subsidies, from the manufacturer to the retail level. The scheme is to be launched in ..


Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is an auto-immune disorder where the body’s own immune system attacks itself. One of the first areas to get affected is the myelin sheath, the layer covering the nerves, which hampers the neurological signalling system from the brain to nerves around the body. Symptoms: The symptoms vary from person to person and can ..


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