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Human race facing question of survival: Karan Singh

New Delhi: Flagging the ongoing unrest inKashmir and the recent instances of caste atrocities, senior Congress leader Karan Singh has underlined the “devastating” effects of violence. Speaking at the launch of a book on non violence last night, he said, “If you still have societies which preach their children hatred for other nations or other

Air pollution may shorten survival chances in lung cancer patients

New York:  Air pollution may shorten survival chances in patients with lung cancer detected at an early stage of the disease, particularly adenocarcinoma, according to a study. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 per cent of lung cancer cases. Air pollution has been linked to a

China starts human survival experiment for space exploration

Beijing: At least four volunteers on Friday started a 180-day living experiment in a sealed space capsule, which will test technologies that will support China’s deep-space exploration projects. The volunteers will live in a sealed capsule in Shenzhen city. Scientists hope the experiment will cast light on how oxygen, water and food can be used