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Two lab officials to be charged in Kerala’s Abhaya case

May 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Thiruvananthapuram Chief Judicial Magistrate Cherian Varghese Tuesday ordered two government officials to be formally charged for allegedly tampering with medical reports in Sister Abhaya's death.The order ... Read more...

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Device speeds up cleaning of n-contaminated sites

January 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers have built a device that will help speed up cleaning of radioactive contaminated sites. "This system will be able to provide accurate results in 15 minutes that ... Read more...

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New device to accelerate cleanup of nuclear-contaminated sites

December 31st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Cleanup of sites with radioactive contamination is set to become faster, more accurate and less expensive, thanks to Oregon State University researchers who have invented a new type ... Read more...

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How pure is your pomegranate juice?

November 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Do you think that the bottle of pomegranate juice you recently picked up from a store is replete with antioxidants that bring health benefits? You may be wrong, ... Read more...

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Soon, a ‘USB’ for medical diagnosis

November 30th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): UC Davis researchers have developed a plug-in interface for the microfluidic chips that will form the basis of the next generation of compact medical devices.They hope that the ... Read more...

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Simple test to figure out if products cause skin allergies

May 28th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) A fast, simple, cheap method has been developed for figuring out whether chemicals in consumer products can cause skin allergies. Itai Chipinda, Portland State University (PSU) graduate student and ... Read more...

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Micro chip marvel performs 1,000 chemical tests at once

August 4th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Flasks, beakers and hot plates may soon be a thing of the past -- thanks to a thumbnail sized micro chip marvel which, when plugged into a computer, ... Read more...

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EU to target chilli, basmati rice imports

July 25th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 24 (DPA) The European Union (EU) is to step up border checks on imports such as chilli peppers, basmati rice from India and Pakistan and tomatoes from Turkey in a ... Read more...

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Excavation in England reveals harrowing deaths of sailors from Nelson’s navy

May 31st, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): An excavation of a former military hospital graveyard at Haslar, UK, has revealed the harrowing deaths of some sailors from Nelson's navy.According to a report in The News, ... Read more...

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New scanner to raise alarm in case of ancient manuscripts deterioration

December 1st, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Newly developed scanners would be able to raise an alarm when ancient manuscripts deteriorate and need to be restored.Normally, chemical tests are used to estimate the quality ... Read more...

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Climbing ivy has a secret ’superglue’

May 20th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
London, May 20 (ANI): Ever wondered how ivy sticks to walls so effortlessly? Well, now researchers at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, US, have begun to unravel the mystery.They found ... Read more...

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Water purity test in Madhya Pradesh for Re.1

April 25th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 25 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has announced that it will carry out a water purification scheme under which the villagers will get their water resources tested by paying just ... Read more...

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