Ranbaxy Halts Generic Lipitor Production After Glass Contamination Scare

A possible contamination with very small glass particles has sparked the voluntary recall of Ranbaxy Pharmaceutical’s atorvastatin tablets.

Baby’s Gender Influences Neonatal Care, Study

New research from Vietnam shows that girls to a greater extent than boys are delivered at home, without qualified midwives or access to emergency surgery.

Snakes & Folk Tales Meet Science In Disaster Warning

Indigenous knowledge and science often seem poles apart, but meshing them can curb disaster risk, reports Smriti Mallapaty.

China Outpaces India For Women In The Workforce

One in six college-educated Indian women works full time for an employer, says Steve Crabtree and Anita Pugliese, based on data from a new Gallup poll.

Daily Aspirin May Cut Risks Of Recurrent Blood Clots

Low-dose aspirin may prevent potentially deadly blood clots in the leg or the lungs in patients who have had a previous blood clot.

‘Third’ World Science No More

The renaming of TWAS reflects changes in development. But it must ensure that its original priorities are maintained, says David Dickson.

The Mystery Of The Missing Women Scientists

There are simply not enough women taking up careers in science, writes Zaria Gorvett, and inequalities in the hiring process, career progression, and salary may be to blame.

Mainstreaming Science In South Asia

Educating children and women is essential to mainstreaming science in South Asia, writes T. V. Padma.

WHO Warns Of Rising Anti-Malarial Drug Resistance In Asia

Growing resistance to artemisinin is threatening to roll back gains made in combating the disease, said malaria experts at a health conference in Sydney, Australia last week.