Tuesday, August 23, 2005
That's the sense of fulfilment... when you go back at night, to feel that you have done everything you can
I'm in Chennai, this week, in what you might describe as the corridors of compassion. With me today is Dr. V. Shanta, chairperson of the Adyar Cancer Institute. Congratulations, first of all, for your Magsaysay Award: one of the very few, I believe, to go to a doctor.
Read more.. (Indian Express, Aug 23, 2005)
Monday, August 22, 2005
Telemedicine rides communication wave -- Links experts to rural heartbeat
Read more.... (Daily Pioneer , 22nd Aug)
Friday, August 19, 2005
In heart of darkness, shining lights
Through his son, the 45-year-old who has been a driver on Patna's roads for more than 10 years, can live his dream of being an engineer. His son cleared the IIT entrance examination this year.
Read more... (Indian Express, Aug 19, 2005)
Saturday, August 13, 2005
India's Untold Story
Read more.. (In BusinessWeek)
Tuesday, August 02, 2005
A Brain Trust in Bangalore
Read More.. (in Business Week)
Monday, August 01, 2005
MIT engineers an anti-cancer smart bomb
Imagine a cancer drug that can burrow into a tumor, seal the exits and detonate a lethal dose of anti-cancer toxins, all while leaving healthy cells unscathed.
MIT researchers have designed a nanoparticle to do just that.
The dual-chamber, double-acting, drug-packing "nanocell" proved effective and safe, with prolonged survival, against two distinct forms of cancers-melanoma and Lewis lung cancer-in mice.
The work will be reported in the July 28 issue of Nature, with an accompanying commentary.
Read more... (at MIT's News Site)
Home and Peace
Using the ancient architectural secrets of Vedic design, you could possibly transform your house into a holistic home.
Len Oppenheim considers himself a skeptic. So the Wall Street trader can't say with any certainty whether his headaches came to an end simply because he and his wife, Dena, moved from the suburbs of San Francisco to a rural farmhouse near Fairfield, Iowa. Or if his health improved due to the fact that the house on 14 rolling acres was built following the architectural guidelines of an ancient Sanskrit text called Sthapatya Veda, which suggests there's a correlation between human harmony and the orientation, spatial, and material elements of one's home.
Read more.. (by William Kissel in American Way Magazine, Jul 15)