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Google's new Doodle celebrates the 100th birthday of Indian chemist Asima Chatterjee

Google's new Doodle celebrates the 100th birthday of Indian chemist Asima Chatterjee

Born on September 23, 1917, Asima Chatterjee, was one of the first Indian women to earn a doctorate in science in British India . Her doctoral research focused on the chemistry of plant products and synthetic organic chemistry. In 1940 Dr Chatterjee joined Lady Brabourne College, Calcutta, as the founder-Head of the Department of Chemistry. In 1947 she left for the U. She won S.S.


Doing household chores can be as good as going to gym

Doing household chores can be as good as going to gym

The Pure study showed very few participants achieved this level of physical activity from leisure activity, almost two out of five did from everyday activities such as commuting, being active at work or doing household chores. This was irrespective of which country the study participants came from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as part of daily transport or housework.


Scientists engineer new antibody that attacks 99% HIV strains

Scientists engineer new antibody that attacks 99% HIV strains

Clinical trials to test the new broadly neutralizing tri-specific antibody in healthy people and in people living with HIV are due to start in 2018. Clinical trials are anticipated to begin in the next year. Researchers at the VRC and Sanofi tested dozens of bispecific and trispecific antibodies in the laboratory to find the best-performing combination.


Frida the search dog gets her star moment

Frida the search dog gets her star moment

Media quickly reported that a 9-year-old boy had been located in the rubble days after the September 19 quake 32 years ago. Alvarez Bravo said this week's quake "wasn't the one we're waiting for - it's not the strong one". "They start associating the smell of the person with the reward of the ball", he said. Eleven were safely rescued. But on Thursday night the navy confirmed the story of Frida was false and apologised for conflicting reports.


Iraqi Forces 'Attack Last IS Bastion on Syria Border'

Iraqi Forces 'Attack Last IS Bastion on Syria Border'

A total of 23 villages were captured from Islamic State , said the operation's commander, Lieutenant General Abdul Ameer Yarallah , cited by the TV channel. Hawija is located in Iraq's oil-rich province of Kirkuk , one of the disputed areas covered by the referendum that Baghdad has condemned as unconstitutional.