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Deepa Mehta to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Canadian Academy

Lifetime Achievement award for Deepa Mehta The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced that it will honour filmmaker Deepa Mehta with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The film director will be presented the award during Canadian Screen Week, which begins on March 25.PTI Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/deepa-mehta-to-receive-lifetime-achievement-award-from-canadian-academy/article26220450.ece

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A pill to end drug injections

It can inject medicines like insulin from inside the stomach Here was the challenge for bioengineers: find a way for patients to take drugs — like insulin or monoclonal antibodies used to treat cancers and other diseases — without injections. The medicines are made of molecules too big to be …

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A pill to end drug injections

It can inject medicines like insulin from inside the stomach Here was the challenge for bioengineers: find a way for patients to take drugs — like insulin or monoclonal antibodies used to treat cancers and other diseases — without injections. The medicines are made of molecules too big to be …

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Fish pass the mirror test

It is designed to show self-awareness in animals Scientists report that a fish can pass a standard test of recognising itself in a mirror and they raise a question about what that means. Does this decades-old test, designed to show self-awareness in animals, really do that? Since the mirror test …

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Dutch probe mass seabird death mystery

Dutch scientists said they are baffled after 20,000 dead or dying guillemots washed up on North Sea beaches in a phenomenon not seen for decades. The fish-eating seabirds have been washing up between the northern Wadden Islands and southwestern Zeeland — all showing symptoms of severe starvation, a marine biologist …

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Medical journals’ publisher under fire

The Indian Journal of Clinical Practice (IJCP) Group, a doctor-run publisher of medical journals, has come under flak from public health experts for partnering with American e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. Juul, which is evaluating an entry into India, has retained the Group to “better understand the India market,” a …

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