Sunday, July 22, 2007

Rs 100 cr fund on cards to help states infra

New Delhi, July 21: The apathy of state governments toward infrastructure development prompted the Centre to announce a Rs 100 crore corpus to help them in preparatory work of projects coming up with public-private participation.

Surf your way through new vistas

Have you recently bought a new PC, and it came preloaded with Windows Vista? Well, don’t you love the graphics, the look and feel that the new Windows has with it? Microsoft has worked very hard, to get the WOW factor in place, but then, every now and then you need some tips to make it work better, faster, do things that you want it to do and not be hostage to its own whimsical ways.

Researchers find a use for jellyfish

Removing jellyfish from beaches is now big business, but that creates a new problem: what to do with all the jellyfish waste? Researchers in Japan have come up with a potential solution. Akiko Masuda of the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research in Saitama and colleagues have extracted a previously unknown glycoprotein—a repeating sequence of amino acids with sugars attached—from jellyfish.