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Half of aerosols in America originate from other continents


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) About half of the aerosols affecting air quality as well as causing climate change over North America seem to be originating from other continents, including Asia, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Soon, birth control pill for men sans steroids


June 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Researchers are developing what may be the first oral contraceptive for men without any side effects as it does not contain steroids.Columbia University Medical Centre researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

It could be possible to create matter, antimatter from vacuum, say experts


December 9th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A combination of ultra-high-intensity laser beam and a two-mile-long particle accelerator could be used to create something out of nothing, according to University of Michigan researchers.Their equations that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hard work ‘improves’ taste of food


November 5th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) The harder we have to try to obtain something, the more we realise its worth. This applies even to food we normally find unappetising, a study shows.A Johns ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hard work boosts the taste of food: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): It is a common phenomenon that we appreciate something more if we have to work hard to get it, and a new study seems to have proved it, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meditation training improves cellular health of the body


November 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that positive psychological changes that occur during meditation training are associated with greater activity of telomerase, an enzyme important for the long-term health of cells ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chances of life on newly discovered Earth-like planet ‘100pc’


September 30th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered a new planet that could have water on its surface, and therefore could support life."Personally, given the ubiquity and propensity of life ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most habitable Earth-like planet discovered


September 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A team of astronomers that includes the University of Hawaii's Nader Haghighipour has declared the discovery of a new planet that could have water on its surface.Discovered using ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study reveals Gay Guys To Be Thinner


June 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
A recent study has revealed that gay guys tend to be thinner than the straight men whereas lesbian women tend to be heavier than the heterosexuals. According to a report issued in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

40th anniversary of Moon landing an opportunity to look forward to future space exploration


July 22nd, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A scientist has said that the 40th anniversary of the Apollo lunar landing is a time to look back and, especially, an opportunity to look forward to future ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists identify ‘molecule trio’ that kills neurons in Parkinson’s


April 30th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): In a novel study, researchers at Columbia University Medical Centre have identified a trio of molecules that are responsible for killing brain cells in Parkinson's patients.They have showed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New calibration by scientists expands Hubble’s capability


March 26th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): A scientist at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has expanded the Hubble Space Telescope's capability by improving the calibration of its instruments.Dan Batcheldor and his team ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Periodontal disease linked to diabetes risk


August 7th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): While diabetes has long been believed to be a risk factor for periodontal infections, a new study has shown that the reverse might also be true.Researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Absence of specialized cells linked to asthma, allergies


July 17th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Researchers from NYU School of Medicine have revealed that asthma and other allergies are tied to absence of specialized cells that block allergic reactions.The researchers have identified ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

NASA satellite measures pollution from East Asia to North America


March 18th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A NASA satellite has measured the amount of pollution from East Asian forest fires, urban exhaust, and industrial production that makes its way to western North America.Hongbin ... Read more...

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