Sensitive nanowire disease detectors developed

October 11th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Scientists at Yale University have created nanowire sensors with simple microprocessor electronics, which are not only sensitive but also specific enough to be used for point-of-care (POC) ... Read more...

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Scientists studying new ways to combat skin cancer

July 26th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): A team led by an Indian-origin scientist is examining certain molecules that may help strengthen the effectiveness of sunscreen to prevent skin cancer.The researchers led by distinguished ... Read more...

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Egyptian Petroleum Minister signs two exploration agreements with Gujarat oil firm

March 22nd, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
By Y SolomouNicosia, March 22 (ANI): Egyptian Petroleum Minister Sameh Fahmy has signed two oil and gas exploration agreements with the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC).The agreements were signed for ... Read more...

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Artificial cells boost immunity to cancer

February 27th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by admin
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) It may now be possible to artificially boost one's immune system, allowing the body to combat a host of diseases, including cancer, a new study says. This ... Read more...

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