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New technology may free diabetics from daily injections


August 14th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A new technology could free diabetics and cancer patients from the daily necessity of painful routine injections by releasing the required drug dosage over six months.University ... Read more...

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I thought I’d got away, says dope-tainted cyclist


August 4th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Disgraced Russian cyclist Victoria Baranova said here Friday that she had taken testosterone ahead of the Olympics, and she had thought she was in the ... Read more...

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Dave Marriott might be thrown out of his club over his flatulence


March 5th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A club in Britain is threatening to throw a member out because of flatulence. The Grange Villa Workmen's Social Club has confirmed that they have warned 49-year-old ... Read more...

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Nanocrystals make for improved dentures


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) A new kind of glass ceramic with a nanocrystalline structure will make for improved dental restoration owing to its high strength and optical characteristics, scientists ... Read more...

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Technique can tell beer’s country of origin


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A new technology can tell you about the precise location where your favourite brand of beer has originated.Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed ... Read more...

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Mumbai industrialist J.M. Mansukhani dead


November 1st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Well-known Mumbai industrialist J.M. Mansukhani, patriarch and co-founder of MAN Industries, died here late Monday night, an official said Tuesday. He was 79.Mansukhani is survived by ... Read more...

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Chemistry song turns hit in China


October 20th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) A chemistry-themed song, whose lyrics have been written by the president of one of China's top universities , has sparked debate on the internet due to ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar is ambassador for heart patients


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Megastar Akshay Kumar's heart beats for the juvenile and old alike -- he has become the ambassador of a Mumbai-based hospital to support children and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bugs made world’s biggest oil slick disappear fast


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) More than a year after the world's biggest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, lingering questions about how it disappeared so quickly still exercise scientists. ... Read more...

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Chemists end strike after meeting Azad


August 1st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Chemists Monday ended a day-long strike against the stricter norms on sale of antibiotics, after meeting Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad."The strike has been called ... Read more...

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Wrongly produced green biofuels can be harmful


July 31st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Replacing petrol and diesel with plant-based biofuels may be crucial in curbing climate change but the manufacture of such fuels could leave hazardous chemicals, new research ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chemists in four states to down shutters Aug 1


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government's proposal to introduce stricter norms for sale of antibiotics has not gone down well with chemists across the country, who plan to ... Read more...

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Seaweed: rich source of nutrition for heart


July 21st, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Scientists have identified seaweeds, that form an important element of Chinese and Japanese cuisine, as a rich new source of nutrition for the heart which could ... Read more...

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Ukraine coach blames contaminated food supplements for doping mess (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) India's sacked Ukrainian athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik Friday said "contaminated" food supplements could be the reason behind six of his trainees failing dope tests.The coach also ... Read more...

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I’ve been set-up in doping scandal: Ogorodnik


July 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) India's sacked Ukrainian athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik Friday blamed food supplements after six of his trainees flunked dope tests."I cannot believe the girls tested positive for ... Read more...

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Punjab swoops down, cancels chemists’ licences after dope taint (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) Swooping down on chemists selling steroids and anabolic drugs without prescriptions in the vicinity of the National Institute of Sports (NIS) here, the Punjab health ... Read more...

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Chemist solves riddle of killer anthrax, meningitis


June 24th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Anthrax, septicemia and meningitis are some of the planet's most lethal infections. Now a chemist has uncovered the mechanism behind these deadly infections.Christian Marcus Pedersen from ... Read more...

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Direct removal of CO2 from air impractical: Scientists


May 10th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air physically may not be a very practicable way to reverse human-driven climate change and it would be cheaper to ... Read more...

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Coming soon, sugar-based jab against stomach bug


April 19th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) Researchers are developing a sugar-based shot against a deadly bug that triggers serious gastric disorders, including stomach cancer, and is so widespread that about half of ... Read more...

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Herbal medicine becoming source of livelihood for Nainital women


April 10th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Apr.10 (ANI): A self-help group in Uttarakhand has held a workshop to train women in preparing herbal medicines in Nainital to make them self-reliant. Around 65 women from across the state ... Read more...

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Spray-on material can detect and neutralize explosives


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): Researchers have described the development and successful initial tests of a spray-on material that both detects and neutralizes explosives."This stuff is going to be used anywhere terrorist explosives ... 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...

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Lenin’s niece dies aged 89


March 26th, 2011 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The niece of Vladimir Lenin, father of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, died in Moscow Friday at the age of 89, officials said.Olga Ulyanova was the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anwar sodomy case: High Court allows three items as DNA evidence


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.23 (ANI): The Malaysian High Court has now allowed three items to be submitted as DNA evidence in the Anwar Ibrahim sodomy trial.Anwar, 63, is charged with sodomising his former ... Read more...

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Nanomembranes could separate bacteria from drinking water


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): U.S. researchers have developed new nanomaterials that could help solve the age-old public health problem of filtering bacteria from drinking water.Working with a special kind of polymer called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nano-solution to keep water free of infections


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) A new nanotechnology is likely to make drinking water a lot more safer and keep infections at bay by filtering out deadly bugs at the source.Both - water ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Coca Cola’s secret recipe exposed?


February 15th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For more than a century Coca Cola company has been able to hold on to the recipe that makes the drink a market leader. That might ... Read more...

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Three die of gas leak in Uttar Pradesh, enquiry ordered (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, died and seven others were hospitalised following a gas leak at a chemical factory here, officials said Saturday. A magisterial inquiry ... Read more...

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Three die of gas leak in Uttar Pradesh


January 29th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, died and two others were hospitalised following a gas leak at a chemical factory here, an official said Saturday.The gas leakage ... Read more...

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Breath test to tell when the fat starts to burn off


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) A breathalyser to reveal how much fat you burn off at the gym is being developed by scientists. Exercise machines currently estimate when people enter the "fat ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Two killed in gas leak at Reddy’s lab


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Two workers of Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd were killed Wednesday after nitrogen gas leaked in the pharmaceutical firm at Bolarum on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police said.No one ... Read more...

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New dye will end running colours in laundry


December 12th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) It is the bane of any laundry day - the stray red sock that finds its way into a load of white clothing leaving it an unintended shade ... Read more...

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50pc of Brit men are bedroom flops


November 25th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A new British survey has revealed that one in two men is affected by impotence at some point in their lives, with alcohol to blame more often than ... Read more...

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Half of British men are bedroom flops


November 25th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Half of the British men develop impotence at some point, with alcohol largely to be blamed.The delicate nature of the subject means that many suffer in silence, with ... Read more...

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Fury over 13-year-olds being allowed to buy Pill in UK without prescription


November 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A new scheme allows girls as young as 13 to buy the contraceptive pill without their parents' consent or a doctor's prescription.The pilot scheme launched by the Isle ... Read more...

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