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New personalized therapy to ‘fool cancer cells into killing themselves’


March 1st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1(ANI): A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher has developed a personalized therapy that will fool cancer cells into killing themselves.Developed by Karli Rosner, assistant professor and director of ... Read more...

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Scientists find binary switch that turns ‘aging process on and off’


February 17th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists from the Salk Institute of Biological Studies have found that deactivation of a protein in roundworms increases their lifespan, most likely mediating the effects of calorie restriction.Previously, ... Read more...

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Scientists discover protein that arrests cancer-spreading enzyme


January 4th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas have discovered a protein that arrests an enzyme that may worsen and spread cancer.They also found that the same deactivation of the ... Read more...

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New discovery could shrink dengue-spreading mosquito population


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): University of California researchers have identified a microRNA in female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that when deactivated disrupts the mosquito's blood digestion and egg development.The discovery could help control ... Read more...

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Three killed as World War II bomb explodes


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Goettingen (Germany), June 2 (DPA) Three members of a bomb disposal team were killed and six people wounded in the central German city of Goettingen when a World War II bomb exploded ... Read more...

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Nano-scale “fuses” generate 100 times more energy than conventional batteries


March 10th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): A new American research has found that miniature tubes layered with a chemical fuel can generate 100 times more electrical power by weight than conventional batteries.When these nano-scale ... Read more...

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New mechanism of blocking HIV-1 from entering cells identified


December 1st, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new mechanism by which drugs block HIV-1 from entering host cells.Cellular invasion by HIV-1 requires the concerted action of two proteins on the viral ... Read more...

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Cocaine abusers can control cravings


December 1st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Cocaine abusers can control their cravings, according to researchers who suggest that new treatments aimed at strengthening inhibitory control could help prevent relapse.The study revealed that when asked ... Read more...

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Ford recall 2009 affects 4.5 million vehicles


October 14th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Close on the heels of Toyota’s recall 2009, comes another major recall by an automobile Giant Ford. Ford Motor Co. launched its largest recall ever on ... Read more...

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Cuban officials’ ‘obsession’ with nation’s image criticised


August 31st, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 31 (EFE) The "morbid obsession" and "paranoia" of some Cuban officials for censuring information and rejecting criticism by other officials in an attempt to maintain the image of the communist ... Read more...

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Facebook forced to implement privacy safeguards


August 28th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 28 (IANS) Over 200 million Facebook users around the world scored a major victory Thursday when the social networking site agreed to implement new privacy safeguards.Facebook was ... Read more...

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Forehead lift can erase migraine headaches


August 1st, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): The traditional forehead lift or botox can not only erase the signs of aging, but can also eliminate the debilitating pain caused by migraine, according to a study.For ... Read more...

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Reliance deactivates 36,000 SIM cards in Jammu


June 11th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, June 11 (ANI): Investigations by the Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir police into the SIM card scam has resulted in deactivation of 36,000 SIM cards by Reliance Communication in Jammu.It ... Read more...

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New technique enables creation of features 2500 times smaller than width of human hair


April 11th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a technique that enables the creation of features 2500 times smaller than the width of a human hair, which is a significant ... Read more...

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Our bodies have an in-built weapon against HIV


October 13th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, October 13 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Southern California claim have moved a step further towards utilising the bodys in-built weapon against HIV by identifying the atomic structure its ... Read more...

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Copper may prevent HIV transmission through breast milk and blood


February 22nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Researchers from the U.S. and abroad have developed an inexpensive copper-based filter that may inhibit the transmission of HIV through breast milk and blood.Previous studies have shown coppers ... Read more...

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