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From IIT-M, nano-scale device to detect big explosives


August 28th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, (IIT-M) have developed a novel device that can visually detect even a single molecule of TNT used ... Read more...

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Beware! Baby food very low in micro-nutrients


April 16th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Micro-nutrients in readymade baby meals contain less than a fifth of the recommended daily supply of calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron and other minerals, says a new ... Read more...

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High tech clothes peg can withstand sun for longer


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists have designed a clothes peg using supercomputers and quantum chemistry - the high tech peg can withstand the sun for longer.Researchers at the Australian National University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A glass of red wine a day ‘can treat diabetes’


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Research has found that drinking a small glass of red wine every day can help treat diabetes.Potent "super-food" compounds found in the wine can work as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why don’t fish in the Arctic Ocean freeze?


August 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why fish don't freeze in the Arctic Ocean.Together with cooperation partners from the U.S., the researchers surrounding Prof. Dr. Martina Havenith (Physical Chemistry II of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: vegetarian chicken that tastes just like chicken!


June 8th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Missouri may have finally cracked the code to realistic tasting fake chicken with the first soy product.Lots of meat substitutes are on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soy substitute for chicken soon


February 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Vegetarians may soon be able to get a taste of chicken. Scientists are in the process of creating a low-cost soy substitute for chicken. Fu-Hung Hsieh, Missouri University (MU) ... Read more...

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Low-cost soy chicken offers numerous health benefits


February 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): University of Missouri scientists have developed a soy substitute for chicken which is much like the real thing and also has health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and maintaining ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why garlic is health-wise beneficial


January 31st, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): A group of scientists have found out why garlic is health-wise beneficial. The Queen''s-led researchers highlight the fact that garlic derives its aroma and flavour from an organic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Whitening teeth could be damaging for eyes, skin


January 30th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) A dazzling smile can win friends and influence people - but if it has been done with the help of ultraviolet light enhanced bleaching, then beware. It could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tom Cruise-like smile comes with a sunburn price tag


January 30th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Heres a news alert for people planning to get a Tom Cruise-like pearl-white smile: dont get tricked by UV light-enhanced tooth bleaching, for it might prove dangerous ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Garlic-based tablet can treat diabetes I and II


November 20th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A tablet-form garlic-based drug can treat diabetes types I and II, according to a new study.The drug is based on vanadium and allaxin, a compound found in ... Read more...

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Now, stealthy nano cargo ships to seek out and destroy cancerous tumours


September 12th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): American scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, have created nanometre-sized cargo ships that can sail throughout the body via the bloodstream, and ferry anti-cancer drugs into tumours that ... Read more...

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Water in our bodies is different from ordinary water


August 7th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Water, as we know it, does not exist within our bodies, says a leading researcher, who added that the fluid has different physical properties from ordinary bulk ... Read more...

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Now, an electronic tongue that can assess wines quality


August 5th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Forget wine connoisseurs, now even you can become an expert on the drink, all thanks to a group of European researchers who have devised a handheld electronic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now electronic tongue to test wine


August 4th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Barcelona/London, Aug 4 (DPA) Spanish scientists have developed an "electronic tongue" for rapid assessment of age and variety of wine, Britain's Royal Society of Chemistry said Monday. The handheld device, which was ... Read more...

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