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Blast from the past

The government must realise that the old-fashioned veil of secrecy no longer ... cash crops of cotton and water-guzzling rice (basmati) etc. Canal water allowance was very high and vertical drainage — ... read more

Punjab asks Centre for ‘deficiency price support’ for alternative crops

Chandigarh: The Punjab government ... “The wheat and paddy cycle is no longer sufficiently remunerative for the farming community, leading to large-scale indebtedness. The answer to the crisis is ... read more

The origin and evolution of model organisms

Eukaryotes are no longer considered to be close relatives of Archaebacteria, but rather genomic hybrids of Archaebacteria and Eubacteria. Large numbers of genes were transferred from prokaryotes to ... read more

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Why you should never look in a hypochondriac's freezer: Christopher Stevens reviews last night's TV

It’s no longer enough to know, for example ... If the phone rings at 3am with a message from a call centre in the Punjab, offering us cheap broadband, our sleep will be ruined — but that’s the price ... read more


PM band-aid not helping farmers

These intricate subsidies are now proving to be one of the prime reasons — unkept state government promises and moneylenders are others — why ‘king ... no longer revolve only around cotton,” Sen told ... read more

A chromosome-based draft sequence of the hexaploid bread wheat (Triticum aestivum) genome

A high degree of transcriptional autonomy and no global dominance was found for the subgenomes. These insights into the genome biology of a polyploid crop provide a springboard ... showed the reverse ... read more

Denver councilman: Rein in medical marijuana

Citing a “regulatory vacuum,” that allows a freewheeling culture among some Denver medical-marijuana dispensaries, Councilman Charlie Brown wants to establish a broad raft of regulations on the ... read more

A Country Divided

Her cotton sari usually had the smell of mustard oil ... In June 1947, the last Viceroy to India, Lord Mountbatten, announced the country would be partitioned. The Punjab region in the West, and ... read more

More fury than fire, image takes a hit

Changed from ‘reverse bidding ... government took over. No concrete action plan presented as yet for either ameliorating the economic condition of farmers or towards diversification of crops grown in ... read more

The boy with the 6 inch TAIL: Rare birth defect mean baby is dubbed 'little monkey' by his family

as Mr Jiangkai said the child could develop problems in his lower limbs if the family had waited any longer. MailOnline has also reported on the story of Arshid Ali Khan, 13, who was worshipped as a ... read more

Endogenous florendoviruses are major components of plant genomes and hallmarks of virus evolution

Comparison of the genome organizations of Vitis vinifera A virus (VvinAV), Vitis vinifera B virus (VvinBV), Vitis vinifera D virus (VvinDV), Oryza sativa B virus (OsatBV) and Sorghum bicolor virus ... read more

A final word on Marshall’s comments

If Chicago columnists and national NFL analyst types thought Jay Cutler behaved poorly in a press conference setting, they should probably take a look at the 1 minute, 40 second group interview ... read more



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