Daily Archives: July 30, 2009

Humble sea sponge can advance stem cell research

The-Hindu reports that the humble sea sponge could potentially advance stem cell research, according to scientists. Led by Bernie Degnan, professor at the University of Queensland (UQ), the research team found sponges had stem cells remarkably similar to those currently … Continue reading

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Satellite imagery may be used to detect coastal zone violations

Indian Express reports that for the first time, environmental violations along the coast may be tracked via satellite imagery.In a move which is likely to check the development of industries along the country’s coast, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) … Continue reading

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