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· October, 2009

Stories about Science from October, 2009

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs

In a first post of the series, we explore the role of ICTs in Disaster Management and the paradigm shift in Disaster Management strategies that came about post the aftermath...

Online Tools to Monitor Climate Change

Leading up to the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15) in December 2009, here is a sample of online tools to monitor climate change.

Hungary: “Downtown Smog Reducing Station”

Architects, artists, biologists and technicians worked together in downtown Budapest to show that a small plantation of algae could contribute to improving our environment.

Reading the world on Blog Action Day

More than 9000 bloggers are devoting a post to climate change today as part of Blog Action Day, an annual initiative started by Change.org to unite the world's bloggers in...

India: Nobel Prize in Chemistry

China: Plenty of trash to burn

As landfills run out of space and NIMBY protests occur across China, the number of trash incineration plants has increased in step. With one such plant planned for a densely-populated...

Global Health: HIV Vaccine Breakthrough?

For the first time, an experimental HIV vaccine has been shown to protect against the deadly virus, creating media buzz and giving the public health and HIV/AIDS communities hope.

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