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Nanostars harnessed to target cancer core


April 9th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Scientists are gaining the upper hand against cancer by developing a simple but specialised nanoparticle that directly targets the nucleus of a cancer cell."Our drug-loaded gold ... Read more...

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Latest microscopy reveals inner working of viruses


January 13th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new technique which uses cutting edge technology to peer inside living viruses, the tiniest among micro-organisms, says a study. The technique combines ... Read more...

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AIIMS patients to have online access to treatment history


August 16th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Soon patients at the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here will have online access to all information on their treatment and care.This information ... Read more...

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Need to stop doctors migrating abroad: Azad


August 14th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Expressing concern over doctors migrating to foreign countries, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday said the 'poaching' needs to be stopped.Speaking after laying the ... Read more...

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Study associates herpes to Alzheimer’s disease


April 5th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): A new technique to observe herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1) infections growing inside cells has been developed by laboratories at the University of New Mexico (UNM), Brown ... Read more...

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Marine bacteria digest plastic


March 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Previous research has shown that marine microbes could beat plastic pollution.Now, marine microbiologist Tracy Mincer of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts and his colleagues have ... Read more...

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New study shows promise against typhoid-causing bacteria


March 5th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Bacteria like salmonellae possess an infection apparatus which is a nearly unbeatable weapon. They usually infect their host cells by hollow-needle-shaped structures, which they create in large numbers ... Read more...

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How the brain learns from mistakes


February 9th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): University of Basel scientists have identified a protein that plays a major role in forming the right kind of connections in the rapidly growing brain of newborn mammals.The ... Read more...

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New high-performance fiber promises better bulletproof vests, airplanes


December 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Northwestern University researchers have created a new kind of fibre that could be tougher than Kevlar.Working in a multidisciplinary team, the group has created a high performance fibre ... Read more...

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Researchers ‘watch’ formation of cells’ protein factories for first time


October 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): The Scripps Research Institute's team has revealed the first-ever pictures of the formation of cells' "protein factories," which is likely unravel complexities of the cell and lead to ... Read more...

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How Jurassic predators evolved into mega meat-eaters


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): New findings have shed light on how adaptations for a mega meat-eating lifestyle extended to some full-time water dwellers as well as to certain land-based animals, like dinosaurs.The ... Read more...

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Antarctica may have been formed by asteroid strike: Study


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): According to a new study, a massive asteroid that hit the Timor Sea around 35 million years ago may have contributed to the formation of the Antarctic ice ... Read more...

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Graphene to pave way for development of advanced touch screens


May 31st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): A team of American and Israeli researchers has come up with a new method for the production of bulk quantities of one-atom-thick sheets of carbon called graphene, a ... Read more...

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Popular nanoparticle can cause toxicity in fish


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A study by researchers at Purdue University has shown that a nanoparticle growing in popularity as a bactericidal agent is toxic to fish.Tested on fathead minnows - an ... Read more...

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3-D structure of bullet-shaped virus with potential to fight cancer revealed


February 10th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Los Angeles, have revealed a 3-D structure of bullet-shaped virus, which has the potential to fight cancer and HIV.Vesicular stomatitis virus, or VSV, ... Read more...

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Cure for glaucoma soon, says new research


October 6th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 6 (IANS) Cure for glaucoma which leads to blindness may be on its way. Canadian researchers have discovered an unidentified form of circulation in the human eye which may provide important ... Read more...

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Lung damage from inhaling nanoparticles sparks off health fears


August 19th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): A new study, which analyzed seven Chinese factory workers developing severe lung damage from inhaling nanoparticles, has triggered off debate over the environmental-health effects of nanotechnology.According to a ... Read more...

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Scientists record first real-time direct observations of nanocrystal growth in solution


August 10th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 10 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at Berkeley Lab in the US have recorded first real-time direct observations of the growth of single nanocrystals in solution.Interim Berkeley Lab ... Read more...

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Organic material in ‘dino mummy’ to give clues about its evolution


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): A mummified dinosaur unearthed in North Dakota, US, may contain traces of 66-million-year old organic material, which could provide vital information about its evolution.The well-preserved fossil of the ... Read more...

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“Green bacteria” may be used to build artificial photosynthetic systems


May 5th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): An international team of scientists has determined the structure of the chlorophyll molecules in green bacteria that are responsible for harvesting light energy, which one day could be ... Read more...

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New blockbuster: Watch a carbon atom make a move


April 1st, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Researchers working with the world's most powerful electron microscope have filmed carbon atoms in live motion for the first time, as the atoms repositioned themselves around the edge ... Read more...

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Scientists capture complex movements of enzymes targeted for anti-obesity, anti-cancer drugs


February 12th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 12 (ANI): A study led by researchers from Children''s Hospital Oakland Research Institute and The Scripps Research Institute in California has for the first time revealed in great detail ... Read more...

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New imaging tool helps scientists ’see’ cell molecules more clearly


January 20th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A powerful new tool can image single molecules in a cell, with much greater clarity and speed, compared to existing methods. The new tool, dubbed liquid scanning ... Read more...

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Scientists identify structure of key bacteria component


January 13th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Scientists have identified the structure of a key component of the bacteria behind such diseases as whooping cough, peptic stomach ulcers and Legionnaires' disease. The research sheds light ... Read more...

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Measuring insulating films toughness can revolutionise semiconductor industry


December 24th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): American scientists have made a significant advance towards revolutionising the manufacture of ICs and other microelectronic devices, as they have devised a way to determine whether or ... Read more...

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Pure insulin-producing cells effectively treat diabetic mice


November 21st, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A team of scientists in Singapore has developed an unlimited number of pure insulin-producing cells from mouse embryonic stem cells (ESCs).The researchers found that these cells, ... Read more...

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World’s most powerful microscope turns Canada into nanotech hub


October 25th, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 25 (IANS) Canada's famous McMaster University at Hamilton near here is set to become the world leader in nanotechnology with the installation of the world's most advanced and powerful ... Read more...

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Worlds most advanced microscope can probe the spaces between atoms


October 21st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): The worlds most advanced microscope has been unveiled at the McMaster University in Canada, an instrument so powerful that it can probe the spaces between atoms.The resolution ... Read more...

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Finally, a microscope that can see an atom


October 21st, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) The planet's most advanced and powerful electron microscope, capable of looking at atoms, the tiniest object in the universe, has been installed at the new Canadian Centre for ... Read more...

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Greek mummy found inside lead coffin dates back to A.D. 300


August 5th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A mummy of a middle-aged woman dating to A.D. 300 has been discovered in a lead coffin inside a marble sarcophagus in northern Greece, the first clear ... Read more...

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Scientists find first indication for embalming in Roman Greece


July 31st, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A team of scientists has found the first indication for embalming in Roman Greek times.By means of physico-chemical and histological methods, the Swiss-Greek research team showed ... Read more...

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Scientists create 3-D image of Alzheimer’s amyloids


May 13th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): American and German researchers have created a stunning three-dimensional picture showing how protein clumps found in the brains of Alzheimers patients appear.The research teamcomprising of experts ... Read more...

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Scientists capture biggest, brightest 3D image of virus


March 6th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (IANS) A Purdue University research team has captured the biggest, brightest and clearest three dimensional image of a virus, the tiniest ever micro-organism in existence. The image is only ... Read more...

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IIT Kanpur, Warwick scientists link iron banded fibrils to Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s


March 6th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India, and the University of Warwick, UK, have found that the mechanism that transports iron safely through our blood stream ... Read more...

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