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Aspirin lowers risk of cancer mortality


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Aspirin intake tends to lower the risk of cancer mortality, says a study.A recent pooled analysis of randomized trials looking at the effects of daily aspirin ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Jwala, Ashwini can do wonders: Syed Arif (Interview) (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have the ability to topple the top shuttlers in the world, feels their coach Syed Mohammed Arif.The former national chief coach, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Edutor launches its ‘Augmented Classroom Solution’


June 11th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Edutor Technologies, a Hyderabad-based technology company serving the education market, Monday announced the launch of its 'Augmented Classroom Solution' (ACS) designed for use in Android-based touch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Edutor launches its ‘Augmented Classroom Solution’


June 11th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Edutor Technologies, a Hyderabad-based technology company serving the education market, Monday announced the launch of its 'Augmented Classroom Solution' (ACS) designed for use in Android-based touch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

From translation screens to ACs, gurdwaras go hi-tech (Feature)


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Amritsar, May 2 (IANS) The afternoon heat outside bothers none. As the gathering of the devout listens to hymns in air-conditioned comfort, the English translation of the lyrics appears on ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Air-conditioner sales to grow this summer


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) Despite higher prices and confusion over the star rating system, this summer may be a "cool" one for air conditioner makers who are projecting around ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Caffeine’s antioxidant effects can protect Alzheimer’s, heart disease


May 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A team of researchers has found evidence suggesting that coffee is one of the richest sources of healthful antioxidants in the average person's diet - protecting against conditions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MIT nanoparticle takes advantage of tumors’ acidity to peel layers away


May 4th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new type of drug-delivery nanoparticle developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hunts out the acidic environment that characterizes all cancer cells.Such particles could target nearly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tropical blueberry is the ultimate super fruit


April 28th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some of the blueberries that grow wild in Mexico, Central and South America are extreme super fruits, and could provide the most ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bio-based acrylic acid could ‘green up’ hundreds of everyday products


April 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new way to develop greener and more environmentally friendly acrylic acid - a key industrial material that's usually produced from pricey and increasingly scarce ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Toad’s brain too contain potent germ-fighters


April 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists have long known that frog and toad skins contain hundreds of germ-fighting substances.Now, a new study has revealed that the toad brains also may contain an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US expands search for weapons of mass destruction to East Africa


April 14th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.14 (ANI): The United States government is expanding a 20-year-old program to secure and destroy Cold War-era nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction to East Africa, according to the American ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How to keep beer fresh longer


April 14th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time identified the chemicals that could extend the shelf life of beer so that it stays fresh and tastes good longer.Thomas Hofmann ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Are science-based films, TV shows accurate?


March 28th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Do TV shows like "House", "Breaking Bad" and "Zula Patrol" - major sources of information about science and technology for millions of people - try to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New discovery allows electricity to be used to extinguish fires


March 28th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Scientists have revealed a new discovery that involves electricity being used to extinguish fires.The discovery could support a new genre of fire-fighting devices, including sprinkler systems that suppress ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Universal blood’ could replace blood grouping


March 10th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Scientists have taken an 'important step' toward the development of a universal blood product that would eliminate the need to 'type' blood to match donor and recipient before ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a ‘molecular robot’ that can be programmed to follow instructions


March 10th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): A programmable 'molecular robot', a sub-microscopic molecular machine made of synthetic DNA that moves between track locations separated by 6nm, has been developed by researchers.The robot, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technology to make hair dyeing more natural, permanent


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Experts predict that permanent hair dyeing will become longer lasting with more natural-looking dyes and gene therapy to reverse the gray.Most permanent hair colouring technology uses a 150-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Household sewage could be new energy source: Study


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought, suggests a new study.Scientists said the discovery, which increases the estimated potential energy in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High vitamin-D bread could help solve insufficiency problem


February 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): For those who don't get enough vitamin D from sunlight or foods, scientists are suggesting that a new vitamin D-fortified food - bread made with high-vitamin D yeast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Potential biomarkers for early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy identified


February 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Researchers have identified potential biomarkers for early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.Ectopic pregnancy (EP) occurs when an embryo does not attach normally inside the mother's uterus, but instead attaches ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Toward a fast, simple test for detecting cholera


February 10th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists are reporting the development of a key advance that could provide a fast, simple test to detect the toxin that causes cholera.Cholera affects more than 200,000 people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Firefly protein paves way for improved detection of blood clots


February 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists say the enzyme that makes fireflies glow is paving way for a long-sought new medical imaging agent to better monitor treatment with heparin, the blood thinner that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eco-friendly way to make key ingredient used in paints, adhesives


February 10th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have found an environmentally friendly way to make a key industrial material - used in products ranging from paints to diapers - from a renewable raw material ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How Super Bowl games cause morning-after spike in ozone air pollution


February 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that that the bright light from sports stadiums and urban street lights may boost daytime levels of ozone, a key air pollutant.C-and-EN Associate ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How broccoli fights cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how broccoli and its veggie cousins fight cancer.They found for the first time that certain substances in the vegetables appear to target and block a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Thirdhand smoke’ may be bigger health hazard than previously thought


January 13th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that 'thirdhand smoke'- the invisible remains of cigarette smoke that deposits on carpeting, clothing, furniture and other surfaces- may be even more of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1 ounce of new ‘frozen smoke’ can carpet 3 football fields!


January 13th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new, ultra-light form of "frozen smoke" - renowned as the world's lightest solid material - one ounce of which can carpet three football fields, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New tests support effectiveness of Chinese drug for cataracts


January 13th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A widely used non-prescription drug in China and certain other countries can prevent and treat cataracts, scientists have reported.In the study, Tzu-Hua Wu, Fu-Yung Huang, Shih-Hsiung Wu and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coiled nanowires bring stretchable electronics closer to reality


January 12th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): North Carolina State University researchers have created the first coils of silicon nanowire on a substrate that can be stretched to more than double their original length.The new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Health benefits of organic onions, carrots overestimated: Study


January 6th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, say scientists.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Non-polluting toilets, alternative cremations - green methods for 2011


December 29th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) An eco-friendly technology to dispose of dead bodies as an alternative to cremation and burial is making a debut in Europe. The unusual "corpse compost method" ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Angled, down-the-side’ is the best way to pour champagne


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI):Scientists in France have reported that pouring bubbly in an angled, down-the-side way is best for preserving the taste and fizz of the champagne.The study also reports the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Does fluoride really fight cavities?


December 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists have found that the protective shield fluoride forms on teeth is up to 100 times thinner than previously believed.It raises questions about how this renowned cavity-fighter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study backs gluten-free diet in potential celiac disease patients


December 16th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has added to an ongoing debate over which patients with symptoms of celiac disease should go on a gluten-free diet.The new research has concluded that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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