POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Jul 07, 2015 AT 18:41 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 07, 2015 18:41 IST

French chemist Louis Pasteur who is regarded as the father of microbiology is renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurisation. He also invented the first-ever vaccines for anthrax and rabies.

Pasteur created the first vaccine for rabies by growing the virus in rabbits. 

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Jul 07, 2015 AT 18:41 IST, Edited At: Jul 07, 2015 18:41 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 29, 2014 AT 23:08 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 29, 2014 04:08 IST

It seemed like a feelgood story from a Mumbai film.

Arun P. Vijayakumar, 27, a native of Manimala in Kottayam district of Kerala, had been making headlines since 2012.

This former student and Lecturer of College of Engineering, Poonjar under the Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD) in Thiruvananthapuram, Malayalam media reported in August 2012, had been accepted by NASA, the American space organisation, as a research scientist.

He had also been admitted simultaneously for a doctoral thesis by the famous scientist Barbara Liskov, faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the stories went.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 29, 2014 AT 23:08 IST, Edited At: Oct 29, 2014 04:08 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 28, 2014 AT 23:02 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 28, 2014 23:02 IST

It was reported briefly earlier, but here's the video and the transcript made available by the Prime Minister's Office itself of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech after inaugurating the refurbished and partly newly built H N Reliance Foundation Hospital.in Mumbai on Saturday, October 25, 2014:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 28, 2014 AT 23:02 IST, Edited At: Oct 28, 2014 23:02 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 06, 2014 AT 01:28 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 06, 2014 01:28 IST

Or how a camera could prove to be a recorder. Larry Hardesty reports for MIT News Office:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 06, 2014 AT 01:28 IST, Edited At: Aug 06, 2014 01:28 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 25, 2014 AT 23:58 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 25, 2014 23:58 IST

Sri Dinanath Batra, the convenor of Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti, is not a stranger to these pages. Be it campaigning against A.K. Ramanujan’s seminal essay on the Ramayana or, more recently having shot into the limelight for ensuring the pulping of Wendy Doniger's book on Hinduism, or for sending off legal notices to various publishers to desist from publishing things that he considers not quite kosher.

It now turns out that while the Lok Sabha election campaigning was still in full swing, on March 4, Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama released a set of nine books by Shri Batra to be introduced in Gujarat schools as part of the curriculum’s “supplementary literature”.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 25, 2014 AT 23:58 IST, Edited At: Jul 25, 2014 23:58 IST
     
 
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