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China has taken steps to ensure n-security: Hu


March 27th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) China attached great importance to building nuclear security capacity, President Hu Jintao said Tuesday at the Nuclear Security Summit here while elaborating on the country's position, ... Read more...

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Walking robot HECTOR developed to study animal movements


April 20th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A six-legged robot HECTOR (Hexapod Cognitive autonomously Operating Robot), designed by researchers at the University of Bielefeld's Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology, has been built to study ... Read more...

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Post-stroke depression increases dependency


March 16th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Stroke survivors who are depressed may be more likely to lose some of their capability to function normally, a new study has found.Although as many as a third ... Read more...

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Human placenta stem cells show therapeutic potential in stroke models


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): In a new study from the University of South Florida, researchers found that human placenta-derived stem cells showed chances of recovery in the laboratory mice with modelled stroke.These ... Read more...

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New finding shows promise in the fight against Alzheimer’s


January 27th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new target for the prevention of adverse immune responses, which have been identified as factors in the development of Alzheimer's disease (AD).The discovery was ... Read more...

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CII inks pact to establish green manufacturing centre


October 9th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A green manufacturing center of excellence will be set up in Germany in the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode under a pact inked between the Confederation of Indian Industry ... Read more...

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HP acquires Fortify Software to enhance its application life cycle strategy


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:58 am ICT by BNO News
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Hewlett Packard on Wednesday completed the acquisition of Fortify Software to enhance its application life cycle strategy.This acceleration in combination with the static bridges will help ... Read more...

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EMC launches global command center, critical incident response center in India


September 16th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore (Karnataka), Sept.16 (ANI-Business Wire India): EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today inaugurated its second Global Command Center (GCC) and Critical Incident Response Center (CIRC) at its India ... Read more...

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Chia - from pets to cake recipes?


July 1st, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
July 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that chia seeds which have been used for recipes for pets can be used to make gel, which can in turn reduce ... Read more...

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Chia Moves From Pets To Cakes


July 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The name 'Chia' will no longer be confined to pets alone. If reports from a new study are to be believed, Chia may soon replace eggs ... Read more...

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US institute to advise on security for Mumbai trains, buses


June 15th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Los Angeles-based Mineta Transportation Institute for its advice on world class security to Mumbai's public transportation systems. "We are ... Read more...

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Early umbilical cord clamping may interrupt ‘nature’s first stem cell transplant’


May 25th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): The practice of clamping the umbilical cord just after birth should be delayed just a few minutes longer, urge researchers at the University of South Florida's Center of ... Read more...

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Polar bears evolved recently and adapted quickly, reveals ancient DNA


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): New research indicates that a rare, ancient polar bear fossil discovered in Norway in 2004 has revealed that polar bears evolved recently and adapted quickly.The research, by researchers ... Read more...

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Five tips when considering weight-loss surgery


August 23rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): Considering weight loss surgery? Well, then following are some suggestions that could assist you through the process.Below are five tips from Stephen Hamn, medical director of the weight ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves converting of NPPTI into an autonomous agency


July 24th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to converting the National Plant Protection Training Institute (NPPTI) in Hyderabad into an autonomous agency, namely the National Institute ... Read more...

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Indian origin researchers software helps beef up airport security


April 17th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Computer scientists at University of Southern California, including an Indian origin researcher, have written software that may help improve vigilance against terrorist attacks.The software called ARMOR, ... Read more...

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iQor opens second call center in India


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.1 (ANI - Business Wire India): iQor, Incorporated, a premier provider of call center services, has announced the opening of its second call center in India. With its new ... Read more...

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Family study gives more evidence to link between pesticides, Parkinson’s


March 28th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): A new family study has given more support to the belief that theres a link between pesticide exposure and the neurological disorder Parkinsons.The study, by researchers from ... Read more...

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Human umbilical cord blood injection helps rejuvenate an aging brain


March 11th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A new study conducted at the University of South Florida (USF) has found that the injection of human umbilical cord cells helps an aging brain.The study, led by ... Read more...

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Scientists zero in on three-drug cocktail crystal ball against brain tumors


January 1st, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 1 (ANI): Researchers at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have proposed a suited-to-all, three-drug cocktail treatment for a type of brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).Though the ... Read more...

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