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· January, 2012

Stories about Science from January, 2012

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India: New Challenges to Fight Tuberculosis Worldwide

  29 January 2012

India’s media sphere exploded last week with reports from Mumbai of a tuberculosis strain (TDR-TB) completely resistant to all known treatment. As the World Health Organization released a statement refuting the term TDR-TB, the blogosphere erupted to remind whatever they call it, they should do something about it.

Djibouti: 2012 Djibouti Whale Shark Expedition

  26 January 2012

Seychelles Whale Sharks blogs about the the 2012 Djibouti whale shark expedition: “…Gareth has passed on the important statistics for the last week which yielded a further 369 encounters which makes the total of 1077 over the three weeks of expedition…Also, Gareth managed to deploy two satellite tags, one on...

Competition to Develop Low-Cost Water Purification Device

  11 January 2012

Inventors, designers, entrepreneurs from developing countries are invited by the University of South Florida's Patel Center to submit ideas for the creation of a “Smart Pot” that can purify water easily and has a similar shape as a traditional jerrycan. Winning proposals will receive up to $8,000 plus the opportunity...

Russia: Pictures from the Rocket Factory

RuNet Echo  8 January 2012

Blogger Lana Sator publishes [ru] pictures from NPO Energomash, a rocket factory situated near Moscow that specializes on producing liquid propellant rocket engines. Sator with her friend, had been sneaking into the factory for 5 nights in a row, due to a ‘complete lack of security.’ Pictures remind us one...

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The World is Talking… We Translate

  2 January 2012

Some members of the Global Voices Spanish team of translators share their ideas and thoughts about some of the posts that they worked on during 2011 that impressed and impacted the most on them.

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