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Infrared light heals vision damaged by Parkisnon’s


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) A non-invasive treatment with a soft infra-red light can protect and heal the damage to the human retina in Parkinson's disease, says a study."Near infra-red light ... Read more...

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China can learn from India’s blackout, says daily


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China can use the blackout in India to reflect on its own problems since it is also facing a developing bottleneck, said a state-run Chinese daily ... Read more...

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US committed to help Tamil Nadu, says Powell


May 21st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) The United States is committed to help Tamil Nadu realise the goals set in its Vision 2023 document, to put the state on par with upper ... Read more...

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Vitamin K2 found promising in Parkinson’s treatment


May 13th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 13 (IANS) Vitamin K2 has shown promise in the treatment of Parkinson's, a condition characterised by lack of movement, tremors and muscle stiffness. Using vitamin K2, Patrik Verstreken, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Record n-energy production in 2011-12


April 4th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), which operates 19 nuclear power reactors in the country, has notched the highest-ever energy generation of 32,455 MU ... Read more...

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Russia to build world’s most powerful laser station


February 10th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is all set to build the world's most powerful dual-purpose laser station at an approximate cost of 45 billion rubles ($1.5 billion), a Russian ... Read more...

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US energy production to soar


January 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) US oil and natural gas production is expected to increase substantially, according to estimates reported Monday.The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) issued the Annual Energy Outlook ... Read more...

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2011 - 9th warmest year on record, says NASA


January 21st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The global average surface temperature in the year gone by was the ninth warmest since 1880, according to NASA scientists. The finding continues a trend in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mexico’s industrial production rises


December 13th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's industrial production rose 3.3 percent in October, compared to the same month in 2010, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said ... Read more...

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Economic growth still slow to moderate: US


December 1st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS/EFE) The rate of economic growth in the US continues to be "slow to moderate" in all but one of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts, the central ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Green power plants may not be far away


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 4 (IANS) Inspired by green hybrid cars driven by a mixture of gas and electricity, researchers have turned their attention to the greening of power plants too.Most ... Read more...

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India sponsors training of Ghanaian women in solar energy


October 16th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Oct 16 (IANS) A number of women from Ghana's northern region have been sponsored by the Indian government to undergo training in solar energy production, India's High Commissioner ... Read more...

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Denmark’s garbage-turned-biofuel to power homes


July 20th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, July 20 (IANS) A Danish city is experimenting on turning household garbage and waste water into biofuel that can power homes and public transport, Xinhua reported."Our goal is to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India in danger of missing ‘nano bus’: PM’s scientific advisor


July 6th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) India could miss the "nano bus" it it did not catch up soon with China, Japan or the US that were making rapid strides in ... Read more...

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Seaweed can be an unlimited source of biofuel


July 4th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Seaweed may prove a viable future biofuel -- especially if harvested in summer. Researchers found the best month for biofuel harvest was in July when the ... Read more...

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Some HIV drugs cause premature ageing


June 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) A class of drugs commonly prescribed for HIV in low-income countries can cause premature ageing, a study says. The study shows these drugs damage DNA in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

EU announces trade agreement with Colombia and Peru


April 13th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Wednesday finalized a trade agreement with Colombia and Peru that will open up markets and will include a series of far-reaching measures.The trade relationship ... Read more...

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Citing India, China demand, Obama calls for reducing oil appetite


March 31st, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Saying demand from growing economies like India and China was likely to force gas prices up, US President Barack Obama has announced a goal to ... Read more...

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Short DNA ‘end-caps’ linked to diabetes risk


March 25th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have found new evidence from studies in mice that short telomeres or 'caps' at the ends of chromosomes may predispose people to age-related diabetes.Telomeres are ... Read more...

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Himachal to promote private investment in hydro power


January 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will encourage private investment to tap hydropower potential in the state, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Monday."The government has recently allotted 273 mini ... Read more...

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Energy use limits global economic growth: Study


January 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has found that energy use has a direct impact on economic activity.Researchers have concluded that an "enormous" increase in energy supply will be required to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

21 hydro projects to start in Himachal this year


January 7th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Twenty-one small hydropower projects of up to 5 MW capacity each would be commissioned in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official said here Friday."Twenty-one hydropower projects with a ... Read more...

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US envoy asks Pakistan to check corruption


December 7th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The new US ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter, said Monday the country will not be able to attract foreign investment unless and until it is able ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lactate levels in brain help in monitoring aging process


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that they may be able to monitor the aging process in the brain, by using MRI technique to measure the brain lactic acid levels.The findings ... Read more...

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Non-invasive method to heal damaged vision developed


October 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) People whose vision is badly damaged by over-exposure to bright light may be able to get their sight restored. Australian researchers at the ARC Vision Centre are ... Read more...

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Energy yielded by organic solar cells is less than inorganic counterparts


September 20th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 20 (ANI): Solar energy which is seen as an alternative to the petroleum based energy production, is comparatively expensive and does not yield same energy, say experts.In addition, information on ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Speaks On Green Energy Production Requirements


August 17th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Back from his trip to Florida the president of USA Barack Obama carried on with his efforts to stress on the role of his administration in ... Read more...

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Protein that shuttles RNA into mitochrondria discovered


August 8th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): An essential cell protein plays a key role in shuttling RNA into the mitochondria, the energy-producing "power plant" of the cell, found researchers.Scientists at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iran to rethink making 20 percent enriched uranium


July 29th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 29 (IANS) Iran Thursday said it is ready to rethink its uranium enrichment to 20 percent level if it will be supplied with fuel for Tehran research reactor. "We have repeatedly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Uttarakhand dam project cannot be withdrawn: Ramesh


July 17th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Loharinag Pala Dam power project in Uttarakhand, that was stopped in 2008 due to protests, cannot be withdrawn as Rs.600 crore has already been invested in ... Read more...

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Brazil announces $880 bn infrastructure plan


March 30th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 30 (IANS/EFE) Brazil has announced plans to build $880 billion-worth of infrastructure between 2010 and 2016. The projects are part of an economic stimulus programme whose first phase is half-completed, President ... Read more...

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EU set to meet its renewable energy targets by 2020


March 11th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 11 (DPA) The European Union is set to achieve its self-imposed target of deriving at least 20 per cent of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020, the bloc's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bloom Box Launched, Mass Production May Be Within 10 Years


February 25th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After months of waiting and anticipation, the clean energy server as it is often referred to, the Bloom Box was launched in California. The Venue ... Read more...

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New oil field discovered in Dubai


February 4th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANS) A new oil field was discovered here in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), WAM news agency reported Thursday. UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said ... Read more...

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CO2 pumped deep underground could make geothermal energy projects more efficient


December 30th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Scientists have proposed that carbon dioxide (CO2) pumped deep underground for storage could be used to make geothermal energy projects more efficient.According to a report in Discovery News, ... Read more...

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