Recommendation 1 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:Organs, made to order

By: Editorial

The need for liver stem cell therapy should never arise as the liver exhibits excellent regenerative capacity

Summary:

The author states as how the fully functional human organs using induced pluripotent stem cells will in the foreseeable future cease to remain in the realm of science fiction.

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Pluripotent: capable of differentiating into different types of body cells
Miniature: a representation of something on a small or reduced scale

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times Crest Edition’

Article Name:The full Nelson

By: Amit Jain

OAs life slowly fades from the world’s tallest statesman his extraordinary legacy comes into full, glorious view.

Summary:

The article talks about Nelson Mandela and the way he not only brought his country in from the cold but also steered it away from an abyss of racial violence.

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Stalwart: strongly built
Avuncular: characteristic of an uncle
Vestige: visible evidence of something that is no longer in existence
Apartheid: a rigid policy of segregation of the non-white population
Morphed: an individual of a particular form in a species that occurs in two or more forms
Abyss: anything profound or infinite

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:Open season on black boys after a verdict like this

By: Gary Younge

Appeals for calm in the wake of such a verdict beg the question what calm can there possibly be in a place where such verdict is possible.

Summary:

The author states that it is still legal in United States to chase and then shoot an unarmed, young black man dead on his way home from the store because you didn’t like the look of him.

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Aggressor: a person who attacks and initiates hostilities.
Apprehend: to take into custody.
Embittered: to make bitter.
Reluctant: unwilling.

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