In this piece, Miles Fan discusses the impact of misspelling a major world language in one of Britain’s foremost museums. To provide their expert opinions, Dr Nathan Hill and Dr Yan Jiang from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS) also agreed to be interviewed. 148 palabras más
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Its revocation in some areas is welcome, but should it be on the statute books at all?
The Centre’s decision to revoke the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in Meghalaya and reduce its ambit in Arunachal Pradesh is welcome insofar as it signifies a willingness to reconsider the use of the special law as and when the ground situation improves. 439 palabras más
Nearly two-thirds of the U.S. denture-wearing population suffer frequent fungal infections that cause inflammation, redness and swelling in the mouth.
To better treat these infections, called denture-related stomatitis, University at Buffalo researchers have turned to 3-D printers, using the machines to build dentures filled with microscopic capsules that periodically release Amphotericin B, an antifungal medication. 470 palabras más
An ancient horse burial at Tombos along the Nile River Valley shows that a member of the horse family thousands of years ago was more important to the culture than previously thought, which provides a window into human-animal relationships more than 3,000 years ago. 530 palabras más
More than 30 years ago, when University of California, Berkeley researchers discovered telomerase — an enzyme that lengthens chromosome ends and prevents them from fraying enough to kill a cell — speculation ran wild about its role in aging and cancer, setting off a full-court press to produce drugs to activate or block the enzyme. 978 palabras más