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Now, an eye jab to cure blindness

Implant Releases Drug To Prevent Loss Of Sight & Also Restore Vision

London:In what could be called a major breakthrough, scientists have developed a new jab which they claim could cure blindness. An international team, led by Britain’s Yorkshire Eye Hospital, has created the steroid implant which releases an anti-inflammatory drug near the retina to help stop the onset of blindness and also restore loss of vision. 

10 things to learn from Japan.

1. THE CALM

     Not a single visual of chest-beating or wild grief. Sorrow itself has been elevated.

2. THE DIGNITY

     Disciplined queues for water and groceries. Not a rough word or a crude gesture.

3. THE ABILITY

     The incredible architects, for instance. Buildings swayed but didn’t fall.

4. THE GRACE

    People bought only what they needed for the present, so everybody could get something.

Remembering Chanakya – World’s First Management Guru

In sync with its philosophy of constant and productive discussions on Indian treatises and works on management studies, the Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi frequently organises events, lectures and seminars. ‘Remembering Chanakya’ was one such initiative, intended to bring together the academia and the students in pursuit of remembering the great achievements of Vishnugupta, the father of modern political thought and strategy.

From the Editor's Desk - Issue # 19 – April - I

The entire country rejoiced with Team India’s victory in the World Cup.  The media covered every nuance & created a new set of Role Models for the youth of this country. We bring you a new perspective on how to put together a winning team by mapping Team India’s Leadership and Personality Type through Enneagram.  Will this also work to put together a project team?

The Financial Express felicitates the topper of DMS, IIT Delhi The Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi

The Financial Express felicitates the topper of DMS, IIT Delhi The Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, organised "Confluence '11" graced by eminent personalities from the domains of marketing and finance.

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Soon, an assembly line for hearts

Using Stem Cells, Experts Look To Grow Made-To-Order Organs

London: Coming soon: Artificial hearts, say scientists who are growing the human organsin laboratory using stem cells, an experiment which they claim would offer hope for millions of cardiac patients worldwide. 

VANISHING ACT

‘Glaciers melting 100 times faster than at any time in 350 yrs’

Sea of trouble: Japan dumps toxic water into the Pacific

Makes Room For More Lethal Runoff

Hiroko Tabuchi 

Tokyo: Tokyo Electric Power Company began dumping over 11,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Monday, mostly to make room in storage containers for increasing amounts of far more contaminated runoff. 

LABORATORY-MADE HEALTH SOLUTIONS

Test-tube sperm signals boost for fatherhood hope

London: For the first time, scientists have grown sperms in a test-tube which are capable of fertilizing eggs, a breakthrough which they say could help millions of infertile men fulfil their dreams of fatherhood. 

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