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Walking patterns of spiders, crabs inspire robot locomotion


March 27th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): European researchers have said that the walking patterns of crabs, lobsters and spiders walk are helping to inspire novel ways to get robots moving around.Closer study of the ... Read more...

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New vaccine strategy tested in mice shows promise against TB


January 26th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A research team has found that a new vaccine strategy tested in mice provides stronger, more long-lasting protection from tuberculosis (TB) infection than the vaccine currently used in ... Read more...

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Chinese supercomputer ranked world’s fastest


November 15th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): A Chinese supercomputer has been ranked the world's fastest machine in a list issued by US and European researchers.The Tianhe-1A system at the National Supercomputer Center in ... Read more...

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Sweet discovery offers protection against killer viruses


November 4th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new research suggests that a purified form of a product modified from simple sugar molecules can eradicate killer viruses by mobilizing white blood cells.When a team ... Read more...

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CPR without mouth-to-mouth breathing ‘better for cardiac arrest victims’


July 29th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) without mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing could be a better option to save victims of cardiac arrest, according to a study.A leading CPR expert has said that ... Read more...

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Male Menopause Is Not A Myth: Male Midlife Crisis Is A Reality


June 18th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The physical and psychological symptoms identified by European researchers along with the decreased testosterone level will help to diagnose male menopause, it has been revealed. Unlike ... Read more...

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Brits warned against using anti-obesity pill


March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Brits have been warned against the use of an anti-obesity pill that is available for general sale without prescription.Drug safety regulators fear the slimming tablet Alli could lead ... Read more...

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New device to provide Internet, phone service in emergency


December 20th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Losing an Internet connection or phone service at the time of emergency could spell disaster. Thus, European researchers are trying to develop a technology that allows emergency responders ... Read more...

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Closing schools can curb swine flu-spread: Study


November 27th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Closing schools in the event of an infectious disease pandemic could have a significant role in reducing illness transmission, according to a new study.Niel Hens, from Hasselt and ... Read more...

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New concept may enhance Earth-Mars communication


October 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 17 (ANI): An ESA (European Space Agency) engineer, working with engineers in the UK, may have found a new concept that may enhance Earth-Mars communication.The European researchers studied a possible ... Read more...

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Magnetic leaves can be powerful tools for monitoring air quality


October 16th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): A new study has determined that magnetic leaves can be powerful tools for monitoring air quality and planning biking routes and walking paths.The study was carried out by ... Read more...

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Oz expert attacks champagne bubble theory


September 29th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): A recently stated theory that champagne bubbles deliver a sensory explosion has come under fire, with an expert quashing the way the study behind it was conducted.European ... Read more...

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Novel method to quickly detect active TB in smear-negative patients


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): A new method developed by European researchers can now quickly detect active tuberculosis (TB) in patients with negative sputum tests.TB is the seventh-leading cause of death worldwide, and ... Read more...

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Now, computers become lawyers!


September 13th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): European researchers have created a legal analysis query engine that combines artificial intelligence, game theory and semantics to offer advice, conflict prevention and dispute settlement for European law.European ... Read more...

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Human-generated aerosols from northern hemisphere may affect rainfall patterns in Australia


August 27th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Australian scientists, using a climate model, have suggested that human-generated aerosols from the northern hemisphere may have contributed to increased rainfall in north-western and central Australia, and decreased ... Read more...

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Hazy skies make plants grow, slow down climate change


April 23rd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 23 (DPA) Plants grow better and absorb more carbon dioxide under hazy skies, a team of European researchers has said, presenting a study in Vienna that may affect strategies against ... Read more...

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Innovative new system makes digital maps more up to date and accurate


January 5th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): European researchers have designed an innovative new system to help keep motorists on the right track by constantly updating their digital maps and fixing anomalies and errors.A ... 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...

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New robotic hand mimics a human hand


July 27th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): European researchers have created a robotic hand that mimics the flexibility and sensitivity of a human hand, and is controlled by a neural-network-based program modelled on the ... Read more...

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Will buying bug-free software ever be possible?


July 19th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) European researchers are working on mathematical foundations of programming to create fault free software in the future. People are remarkably tolerant of software that goes wrong, but when ... Read more...

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Scientists offer ray of hope to infertile couples


July 18th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Infertile couples have yet another reason to smile for researchers have identified a gene that plays a crucial role in regulating and blocking ovulation, opening up the ... Read more...

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Gene behind why some drinkers don’t get cancer while others do


May 26th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): European researchers have identified two gene variants that may provide "significant" protection against alcohol linked mouth and throat cancers.Drinkers with these two genetic variants can effectively break ... Read more...

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Scientists putting together the next generation of cognitive robots


May 11th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Robotic engineers have long been trying to develop robots near to having human intelligence, and now European researchers are working towards piecing together a new generation ... Read more...

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Apples, apple juice may help keep early atherosclerosis at bay


May 3rd, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Eating an apple a day or drinking a glass of apple juice can help keep early atherosclerosis at bay, says a new study.The study, by European researchers ... Read more...

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Enjoy a stroll around ancient Pompeii on CyberCarpet


April 15th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 15 (ANI): You may soon be able to enjoy a stroll around the ancient city of Pompeii, courtesy an omni-directional treadmill developed by European researchers.The treadmill is a "motion ... Read more...

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Acupuncture offers better option for treating neck pain


February 16th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Acupuncture can prove to be a better option for healing the most common neck pain, as compared to many current therapies available, says a new study. The international ... Read more...

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European Icebreaker ship may revolutionise ocean science


December 2nd, 2007 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December2 (ANI): European researchers are developing an unusual international ship with the ability to break the ice as it moves forward and astern and to port and starboard.The project was unveiled ... Read more...

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