2010 World AIDS Day

Published December 01, 2010 | One response so far
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Today, Guardian is featuring some bold and moving pictures from across the world commemorating World AIDS Day 2010. Since Larry Elliott wrote his column entitled “Evil triumphs in a sick society” condemning what many viewed at the time draconian drug patent policies by pharmaceutical companies, we’ve seen some improvements in the area. Owing in large
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Marzieh Ghiasi

Don’t Panic… You Have a Towel!

Published May 25, 2010 | No responses yet
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Today is international Towel Day, a day of tribute to the late Douglas Adams, the brilliant author of, among many works, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1979). Despite passing away quite young, Douglas Adams has had an undeniable influence on popular culture. When I first read Hitchhiker’s Guide in my late teens, I felt
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Marzieh Ghiasi

Malaria: an integrated approach

Published April 25, 2010 | 2 responses so far
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April 25th is a rather interesting and historically eventful day. Today is DNA Day, commemorating the 1953 publication of James D. Watson and Francis Crick’s article elucidating the structure of DNA. Today is also the 7th anniversary of the completion of the ambitious Human Genome Project, which while in itself a monumental accomplishment, will be
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Marzieh Ghiasi