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Rogue DNA could trip the heart


April 26th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) DNA from the heart's own cells may unwittingly activate the body's immune system, tripping the heart, according to a study by British and Japanese researchers.Scientists from ... Read more...

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CO2 hidden in ocean during Ice Age


March 30th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 30 (IANS) Much of the CO2 was hidden in the ocean, which explains its low atmosphere concentration during the last Ice Age 20,000 years ago, researchers say.Climate researchers ... Read more...

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New test can track nerve gas traces in terror attack


March 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Scientists have developed a test that traces difficult-to-detect residues of sarin, a nerve agent used by terrorists, back to its source.For instance, sarin leaves traces after ... Read more...

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Fingerprints confirm that Kenyan fugitive is none other than Samantha Lewthwaite


March 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenyan officials have confirmed that 7/7 widow Samantha Lewthwaite, wanted for her role in the 2005 bombings in the United Kingdom, has indeed entered the country. Samantha ... Read more...

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Tech to track perpetrators of biochemical attacks


December 27th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A first-of-its-kind technology could help authorities track down perpetrators of biochemical attacks back to their source. Carlos G. Fraga from the US's Pacific Northwest National Lab ... Read more...

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Germany’s dumbest bank robber (Osnabruck resident) jailed for 7 years


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) German newspaper The Bild has reported that “Germany’s dumbest bank robber” has been jailed seven years. The police say the man tried to rob a bank that ... Read more...

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MJ Death Trial: Cardiologist alleges that Conrad Murray hid important information


October 4th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABC News has reported that none of the bottles of propofol that was found at the house of Michael Jackson actually had the fingerprint of the ... Read more...

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Defective gene can strip you of fingerprints


September 19th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to every individual. But what happens when your fingertips do not have those distinctive ridges?Though an exceptionally rare condition -- only ... Read more...

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New laser can detect roadside bombs


September 18th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Lasers may pick out roadside bombs and help in identifying improvised explosive devices (IEDs), often used by terrorists, new research says.Marcos Dantus, chemistry professor at ... Read more...

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IT team arrives at Mohanlal’s Kochi home


July 26th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 26 (IANS) IT sleuths Tuesday arrived at Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's home here for the second time as part of their investigation into reports that he has amassed wealth ... Read more...

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How to get your own unique identity number


May 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) With a mammoth exercise on to issue an Aadhar number to each of India's 1.2 billion citizens and interested residents, IANS tracks the process involved ... Read more...

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Brainwaves could help predict schizophrenia, depression


April 27th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Something as shortlived as a brainwave comes with its own unique fingerprint that remains unaltered over the years - a finding that could help predict schizophrenia ... Read more...

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Conrad Murray seeks fingerprint test on syringe found under MJ’s deathbed


March 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Lawyers representing Dr. Conrad Murray want a broken syringe found under Michael Jackson's deathbed to be tested for fingerprints.The doctor's legal team is expected to claim the ... Read more...

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India issues two millionth UIDAI number using Morpho’s technology


March 16th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Morpho, a high-technology company that provides identification, today announced that its technology has enabled the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to issue its two millionth identification ... Read more...

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Morpho helps issue unique identity to 3.5 million people


March 16th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Safran group subsidiary Morpho, which is providing the technology for issuing the 12-digit unique identity numbers under the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Wednesday ... Read more...

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New technique to identify senders of anonymous emails


March 9th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Concordia University researchers have developed a technique to find out the sender of an anonymous email.Tests showed their method has a high level of accuracy and it can ... Read more...

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Scot scientists pull fingerprints from fabrics


January 31st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Scottish scientists have pioneered a new technique that could help solve more serious crimes and change the face of forensics forever.For the first time, fingerprints can now be ... Read more...

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Bahrain launches single e-ID for government services


January 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS) A single electronic identity card that can be used to access an array of government services, while being assured of security against online theft, has launched in ... Read more...

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New drug shows promise in treating Fragile X


January 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new drug to treat the underlying disorder instead of the symptoms of Fragile X has shown some promise in a study conducted by researchers from Rush University ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc to claim ’star killed himself by overdosing’


December 30th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Lawyers for Dr. Conrad Murray, who is facing trial for involuntary manslaughter inMichael Jackson's death case, will claim the singer actually killed himself, a prosecutor was heard ... Read more...

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Study backs gluten-free diet in potential celiac disease patients


December 16th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has added to an ongoing debate over which patients with symptoms of celiac disease should go on a gluten-free diet.The new research has concluded that ... Read more...

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Australia to crack down on fraudulent visa applications with biometric data


December 1st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.1 (ANI): Australia will join the global clampdown on fraudulent visa applications by expanding its collection of biometric data to onshore applicants.Federal Immigration Minister Chris Bowen announced the change today, saying ... Read more...

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Fingerprint report confirms Malay-Indian fugitive Soosai’s identity


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 3 (ANI): Coimbatore District Police Commissioner, Dr Sylendra Babu, has confirmed that the murder suspect arrested in Chennai on August 24 this year, is high-profile Malaysian fugitive Michael Soosai, ... Read more...

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Orissa launches biometric ration cards


August 18th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) In a bid to bring transparency in the public distribution system (PDS), biometric ration cards were launched in Orissa Wednesday, an official said. "Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the ... Read more...

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Caste census to be undertaken from biometric stage: GOM


August 12th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): The Group of Ministers (GoM) cleared the inclusion of caste in census here on Wednesday saying the exercise would be undertaken from the biometric stage, restricting ... Read more...

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New Digital Ink Library to speed up investigation of documents


August 8th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Analysing ink samples to determine a document's origin can be a lengthy and time consuming process, but a new Digital Ink Library is set to change all that.Currently, ... Read more...

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Corporation Bank signs MoU with UIDAI


August 5th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): The Corporation Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), following which it will act as registrar for unique ... Read more...

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2500-year-old woman’s face recreated


July 9th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have reconstructed the face of a 2500-year-old Turkish peasant.University of Otago researchers refined procedures they had previously used on an Egyptian mummy to reconstruct the skull of ... Read more...

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Simple urine test could help detect autism


June 5th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) A simple urine test could help in the detection of autism because of a different chemical profile that children with this condition have, a new study ... Read more...

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‘Law-like’ patterns in human preference behaviour found


May 27th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) scientists have found mathematical patterns underlying the way individuals unconsciously distribute their preferences regarding approaching or avoiding objects in their environment.These patterns appear ... Read more...

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Coming soon: ‘X-ray’ cameras to look through objects - even clothes


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A team of scientists have come up with a new class of man made materials that can be used to create x-ray cameras to look through walls, and ... Read more...

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Virtual fingerprints can track computer users’ movements


May 19th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): There exists a virtual fingerprint on most computers that can monitor the online habits of individuals, found a US privacy group.According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, most ... Read more...

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New coating process reveals hard-to-develop fingerprints


May 12th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new coating process may be able to reveal hard-to-retrieve fingerprints on nonporous surfaces without altering the chemistry of the print, say researchers.Penn State professors have developed this ... Read more...

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‘British voting system a recipe for corruption’


May 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) The British voting system is "a recipe for corruption", election monitors from developing countries have said after thousands of people complained of not being allowed to vote. International election ... Read more...

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Fresh Sketches Discharged In The Chase For The ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Slaughterer


May 6th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Fresh composite sketches have gone up on posters across Los Angeles as the police personnel have strengthened their hunt for the ‘Grim Sleeper’. He ... Read more...

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