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1. Comment on any eight of the following in about 50 words each:
a) DRDO’s Air Defence Missile AAD-05
b) Two genes, NACP and MAPT linked to Parkinson's disease
c) The treatment for Glaucoma
d) The new technique to run Ultra-fast Internet
e) Gas filled aspirin invented by the scientists to fight cancer
f) The protein called prostaglandin D syntahse responsible for male baldness
g) Evidence of water at Mercury’s poles
h) The Human Gene IFTIM3
i) Common childhood obesity genes called OLFM4 gene and HOXB5
j) India’s first indigenous all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1)
k) World IPv6 Launch Day
2. Why each of the following been in the news recently? (each answer in a sentence or two only):
a) NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array
b) Spaceflight Shenzhou-9
c) IBM’s Sequoia
d) Higgs Boson
e) Black Hole HLX-1
f) Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan
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