Nestle employees at work the Quality Assurance Center Lab at Moga in Punjab. Photo: Hindustan Times

How labs find out whether your food is safe

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The problem with predicting earthquakes

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Memory and the ageing brain

Neuroscientists have failed to scale up new treatments for memory deficits due to the lack of qualification-matched research administration in medical institutes
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