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Emma is very special: Andrew Garfield


June 20th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actor Andrew Garfield praises actress girlfriend Emna Stone and says she is very special."She is fantastic. We all know and love her and she is just ... Read more...

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Amazing gel could breathe feeling in robots


March 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) An amazing oscillating gel could imbue robots with feeling in the near future, says a new study.These findings pave the way for the development of a ... Read more...

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New stem cells could help heal damaged hearts


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Damaged hearts could mend themselves with the help of a method that coaxes stem cells to develop into cardiac cells, say researchers. Scientists in China have ... Read more...

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Students from Himachal school to visit NASA centres


November 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Nearly 60 students from a Himachal Pradesh school are scheduled to visit US space agency NASA's centres next month to study robotics and nuances involved ... Read more...

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See the heart beating on this new MRI system!


April 21st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) In a major stride in cardiac research, German scientists have developed one of the world's most powerful magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems - nearly 150,000 times ... Read more...

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Newborn mouse’s heart can heal itself


February 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) A mammalian newborn's heart can heal itself completely -- a discovery that looks more like science fiction than a reality. Researchers working with mice found that a portion ... Read more...

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Damaged hearts could one day repair themselves, suggests mice study


February 25th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that the mammalian newborn heart can heal itself completely.Researchers, working with mice, found that a portion of the heart removed ... Read more...

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Skin cells used to develop heart defect ‘treatment’ in first-of-its-kind


February 10th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Using skin cells from young patients with a severe genetic heart defect, scientists have created beating heart cells that carry the same genetic mutation.The newly created human ... Read more...

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Fixing hearts without open-heart surgery


February 4th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Until now, pulmonary valve replacements have required open-heart surgery.However, the Oregon Health and Science University is one of a few centres in the United States qualified to implant ... Read more...

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Heal burns fast - with stem cell spray gun


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Scientists have developed an amazing spray gun that speedily heals severe burn injuries with stem cells.Jörg Gerlach from the University of Pittsburgh's McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, ... Read more...

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Scientists convert skin cells directly into beating heart cells


February 1st, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have successfully converted adult skin cells directly into beating heart cells efficiently without having to first go through the laborious process of generating embryonic-like stem cells.The powerful ... Read more...

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The credit for England’s rise belongs to coach Flower: Pringle


December 31st, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): Former England fast bowler and now columnist with The Telegraph, Derek Pringle, has said the credit for England's rise as an international cricket powerhouse again, belongs to coach ... Read more...

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Doc opens up about murdered John Lennon’s final moments


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A doctor who struggled to revive John Lennon after he was shot has revealed in a documentary how he held the ex-Beatle's heart in his hand as he ... Read more...

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US couple behind birthornot.com are Internet fraudsters


November 24th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): The US couple, who started the website birthornot.com, on which they claim to be torn about aborting or keeping their healthy baby boy, have been revealed to be ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin outrages US animal rights group by clubbing fish to death


November 24th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 24 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has come under fire after she was filmed clubbing a fish to death, then holding its still-beating heart in her hands for ... Read more...

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Singing is like flying: Sting (Interview)


October 8th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) For him, "singing is like flying" as it brings total freedom. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner aka Sting says he has decided to re-arrange his old compositions ... Read more...

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Damaged heart could soon be able to mend itself


August 7th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist at the Gladstone Institute, University of California, have found a novel way to coax a damaged heart to mend itself. The revolutionary treatment ... Read more...

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Gene cocktail could help rejuvenate failing hearts


August 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A revolutionary technique developed by scientists could help cardiac patients rejuvenate their failing hearts. The new technique could also cut the need for transplants, with diseased and worn out ... Read more...

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Now, body cells can be regenerated into heart muscles


August 6th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have discovered how the cells in one's body can be used to regenerate heart muscles.GICD director Deepak Srivastava and ... Read more...

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Scientists capture very moment blood flow begins


June 4th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A group of researchers has been able for the first time to see the very moment that blood begins to flow.They captured movies of both the blood and ... Read more...

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Man drinks spiked tea, tears out friend’s beating heart


June 1st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A man in the US ripped out a friend's heart while he was still alive as he "needed to stop the devil". Jarrod Wyatt, 26, also cut out ... Read more...

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Heartbeats tapped to generate power for implant


May 21st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): A minuscule electricity generator implanted in the body could tap heartbeats to power an early-warning system for hypoglycaemia, or other medical conditions, according to a study.A "nanogenerator" has ... Read more...

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Cafe looks for ‘common ground’ between Tibetans and Chinese (Letter from Dharamsala)


March 14th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 14 (IANS) It's called Common Ground Cafe and true to its name it aims to serve as a bridge between the Tibetans and the Chinese - ... Read more...

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Heart patient’s own skin cells may soon repair damaged cardiac tissue


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Thanks to a pioneering stem cell research, it may soon be possible to turn ordinary human skin cells into early-stage heart cells, claims a scientist.The new technique for ... Read more...

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Heart surgery by robotics one step closer to reality


December 12th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 12 (ANI): Scientists have come one step closer to the day when computers may actually start performing surgery with the development of a computerized 3D model that lets surgeons to ... Read more...

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Robotic hand facilitates rhythmic surgery on beating heart


December 11th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) A computerised 3D model will facilitate heart surgery in synchrony with its beats, thanks to a novel robotic hand. The robotic technology predicts the movement of each heartbeat, enabling ... Read more...

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Brit man becomes world’s first person to undergo heart op using radiation


November 2nd, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 02 (ANI): A 67-year-old British man has undergone a successful heart surgery using the revolutionary Cyberknife technology for the first time ever.Michael Kilby, who comes from Moreton in Marsh, Glouchestershire, ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore once shared her deep secrets with E.T.!


October 20th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): American actress Drew Barrymore has revealed that she used to share her secrets with extraterrestrial character E.T. in-between takes on the set.Barrymore, 34, had made her first big ... Read more...

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Panda justifies conducting bypass surgery on PM


May 28th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Ramakant Panda, the private doctor who conducted a cardiac operation on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in January, said Thursday the second bypass surgery "on beating heart ... Read more...

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Gene therapy ‘helps minimize risk linked to stem cell transplantation’


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Centre suggest that genetically modifying stem cells prior to transplantation can help minimize the risk associated with the therapy.Stem cells intended to ... Read more...

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Embryo’s heartbeat drives formation of blood stem cell


May 14th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Biologists have puzzled over why the heart begins beating so early in the foetus, before the tissues actually need blood infusion. Two groups of researchers from Children's Hospital ... Read more...

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How stem cells could be used to repair damaged heart


April 27th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): In a new study on stem cells, scientists at Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease have discovered a combination of genes, which can play a vital role in repairing ... Read more...

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PM continuing to recuperate steadily


January 29th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is “doing very well” and is steadily recuperating from the beating heart bypass surgery that he underwent last week, an official said here ... Read more...

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PM recuperating steadily, may be discharged this weekend


January 28th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is recuperating steadily after Saturday's beating heart bypass surgery and may be discharged by this weekend, his personal physician K.S. Reddy said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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PM makes steady progress, had breakfast with family (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been making steady progress after Saturday's beating heart bypass surgery and took a walk in his hospital room Tuesday, officials said ... Read more...

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