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How Chinese scientists created monkeys with human brain genes

The study was published in Beijing’s National Science Review journal in March, but has led many to question the ethics of the experiment.
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Everything you want to know about monkey fever that has killed 6 people in Karnataka

At least six people have died of monkey fever or Kyasanur Forest Disease in Karnataka since December, with another 15 testing positive for it.
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Don’t run, don’t feed, don’t tease: Parliament circular lists how to fight monkey menace

Ahead of the Winter Session, the Lok Sabha secretariat tells parliamentarians not to make eye contact with monkeys.

Indian study finds unique behaviour in monkeys that could be precursor to human language

The first-of-its-kind study, by NIAS, Bengaluru, could have huge implications for areas such as anthropology and evolutionary biology.

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Lalita Pawar in a still from Anand

Lalita Pawar, Hindi cinema’s favourite vamp, played a memorable positive role in Anand

In Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand, which also stars Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan, Lalita Pawar plays a caring hospital matron.

‘Free Julian Assange’ petition goes viral: Why is the world so invested in his release?

Julian Assange, co-founder of whisteblowing website WikiLeaks, is facing extradition to the US after Ecuador revoked his political asylum.


Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.