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Mamata asks youth to fight graft


June 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A day after terming her support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for the president's post as the "voice of millions of Indians", West Bengal Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rubbing toothpaste on gums protects against cavities


March 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice daily may be sensible advice, but rubbing toothpaste on your gums after lunch also hugely lowers the risk of developing cavities."Rubbing toothpaste ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Britons come home after 36 years at sea


February 18th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Globe-trotting Britons Bill and Laurel Cooper have returned home to retire after spending 36 years at sea, The Sun reported Friday.The couple have sailed the equivalent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Japan nuclear fallout has far-reaching effects in San Francisco


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Japanese nuclear disaster had far reaching impact on the planet than many people thought. Scientists in San Francisco Bay have confirmed that radioactive materials from the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists unravel secret to a long life


July 18th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Scientists have claimed to develop a technique that they say may lead to a longer life. Unfortunately, the treatment is only fit for pets at the ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora’s beginnings to be recorded for posterity


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indentured migration that took thousands of poor Indians across the seas to the new British plantation colonies to meet the shortage of labour after the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Now, a sensor film that changes colour to indicate spoiled food!


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have invented a sensor film that changes colour to show when fresh produce has gone off.The plastic film, developed by the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Revolutionary packaging could eliminate food poisoning


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Food poisoning could become a thing of the past thanks to a revolutionary packaging which changes colour to show when fresh produce has gone stale.Scientists have ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Helsinki to screen ‘world’s longest movie’ at arts festival


March 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): A film created by Danish artist group Superflex, which is being screened at a festival in the Finnish capital Helsinki, has been billed as the world's longest movie.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Starless planets could be warm enough for human survival: Study


February 21st, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): It seems that starless planets may be able to harbour human life after all.In what has offered new possiblies of life around the galaxy, it has emerged that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Everybody wants to see decay of the superstar, says Lady Gaga


February 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 11 (ANI): Pop icon Lady Gaga has said that everybody wants to see the decay of the superstar.The singer said fans prefer a spectacular flameout for their superstars, grimly ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New love test to tell if relationship will succeed


October 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) A love test designed by scientists can tell what the chances are of a relationship being a success. Researchers have used the quiz to predict the outcome ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Typhoon leads to blockage in China rivers


October 1st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) Tonnes of debris - including dead animals, trash and logs - left behind by Typhoon Fanapi are now blocking rivers in a province in China, leading to concerns ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman hooked to online game neglects kids


September 13th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A British woman, who was hooked to an online game, neglected her three children and allowed her two dogs to starve to death. The kids had no hot ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Iranian President Mahoud Ahmadinejad blasts ‘Paul the octopus’


July 29th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Controversial Iranian president Mahoud Ahmadinejad has slammed the famed octopus - Paul. 

Ahmedinejad who was speaking at a youth festival in the Iranian capital said ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

“Oracle octopus” Paul, a symbol of decandent West: Ahmadinejad


July 28th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 28 (ANI): Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said Paul the "oracle octopus" is a symbol of all that is wrong with the Western world.Shifting temporarily away from his favourite targets ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ageing cells lose protein pumps


July 26th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Scientists may have found why yeast cells, and perhaps the cells of other organisms, are not able to go on producing copies of themselves forever.Yeast cells, much ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Departing UN official calls Ban’s leadership ‘deplorable’


July 20th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS) In a stinging rebuke of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, an outgoing official charged with combating corruption in the world body has accused him of having failed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tooth regeneration gel could make painful fillings history


June 29th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new gel that encourages growth of cells inside teeth that have cavities could replace the painful procedure of fillings.The new gel or thin film could eliminate the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Left Front de-listed 46 Kolkta heritage structures: Mayor


June 29th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Monday accused the previous Left Front run Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) of removing 46 heritage buildings and properties from the heritage list. "I will do ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Diamonds travel at 60 km per hour inside Earth


May 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI) Diamond infused magma travel to the surface of the earth from deep within the planet at a blistering 60 kilometres per hour.Rising magma in Earth's mantle is thought ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alive or dead, snow leopardess remains main attraction at Nainital Zoo


April 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Apr 30 (ANI): Whether alive or dead, a snow leopardess remains one of the main attractions of the G B Pant High Altitude Zoo in Nainital.Rani, the snow leopardess, died ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Workshop for environment protection held in Guwahati


April 13th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 13 (ANI): An NGO "Environmental Watch and Management Institute" recently held a workshop for village school students in Assam to create awareness about the need to preserve environment.The students ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Memory loss unlikely to shut off emotions


April 13th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Alzheimer's patients might forget a joke or a meaningful conversation --but the warm feelings associated with the experience can stick around and boost their mood, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Memory-melting protein key to forgetfulness


February 20th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists have identified a protein that regulates forgetting of short-term memories, such as a new phone number or the name of a new acquaintance.A research team led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Protein that regulates forgetting of short-term memories discovered


February 19th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have identified a protein that regulates forgetting of short-term memories, such as a new phone number or the name of a new acquaintance.A research team led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robert Downey Jr. ‘eyeing’ retirement


November 21st, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Robert Downey Jr. will think about winding down his film career if his new detective movie Sherlock Holmes flops.However, he admitted that he will do a Jay-Z by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New neurons erase old memories to make new ones


November 13th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Newborn neurons in the brain make room for new memories by moving out the old ones, concludes a new mice study.The study provides some of the first evidence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marine sponges may harbour cancer cure


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A natural component found in marine sponges has shown promise in treating cancer, say researchers.Lead researcher Daniel Romo, a Texas A&M chemistry professor has identified a mechanism related ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global mass extinction 250 million years ago triggered fungus explosion


October 5th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 5 (ANI): A new study has determined that the world's worst mass extinction 250 million years ago was the trigger for a fungus explosion, which puts to rest the idea ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Studying maize evolution may help improve crop yields


October 3rd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): A new research on the evolution of maize may help improve crop yields in the future.As one of the most important crops worldwide and as a crop ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gardening helped Michelle Williams cope with Heath Ledger’s death


September 17th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): Michelle Williams has revealed that gardening helped her cope with the death of her former fiance Heath Ledger.The actress gave birth to the late star's daughter Matilda, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Laser tests may soon replace dentist’s dreaded drill


August 31st, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): The dentist's dreaded drill may soon be a thing of past, thanks to the laser tests University of Sydney scientists have developed to identify weaknesses in dental enamel.Currently, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists find ’stopwatch for the solar system’


August 26th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): In a new study, a team of scientists has described how aluminium radioisotopes can now offer precise timing of events 4.5 billion years ago, and thus have been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mixing in Earth’s outer core causes geomagnetic dipole to collapse


July 4th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have performed numerical calculations that show how convective mixing flows in the Earth's liquid outer core can cause the geomagnetic dipole to collapse.For the past 160 years, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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