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1. Comment on any six of the following in about 50 words each:
a) Singing Mice
b) A new strain of rice to boost crop yields
d) Ring-Planet Saturn and Red Planet Mars paired in the Sky
e) Web based system for advising farmers on fertilizers
f) New Technique for the Early Detection of Autism
g) High Capacity Non-Viral Vectors
h) Real-Time Train Running Information System
2. Why each of the following been in the news recently? (each answer in a sentence or two only);
a) Russia’s Soyuz-FG Carrier rocket
b) NASA’s New Robot Rover Curiosity
c) Venus, the second closest planet from the sun
d) Genomes of Tomato
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