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Scientists develop tool to step up software security


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) A new tool developed by a team of Harvard researchers, could step up security and ensure enhanced performance for commonly used web and mobile applications.Called RockSalt, ... Read more...

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New way of keeping metal surfaces ice, frost-free


June 12th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Harvard researchers have invented a way to keep any metal surface free of ice and frost - a discovery that will prove beneficial in refrigeration systems, ... Read more...

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Compound in apple, onion can beat blood clots: Study


May 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Rutin, a chemical present in apple, orange, onion and green and black tea, not only keeps blood clots at bay but can also be part of ... Read more...

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Rare disease ‘paves way for creating stem cells’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Harvard researchers have found that by mimicking a rare genetic disorder in a dish, they can rewind the internal clock of a mature cell and drive it back ... Read more...

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Obesity In America May Rise By 42%


November 6th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 6, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Obesity is one of the chief health problems that has affected the United States over the past years. Children and adults in America have fallen ... Read more...

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Trans fats ‘can prove dangerous for women with heart disease’


April 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): Trans fats, found in many packaged foods, are deadly for women with heart disease, says a new study.According to a study reported by Rodale Health, females with ... Read more...

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Brisk walks can help reduce stroke risk in women


April 8th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) A new study has revealed that women who take brisk walks are likely to have reduced chances of suffering from a stroke.Harvard researchers have found that walking for ... Read more...

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Sharing comes naturally to ‘Peter Pan’ apes


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Unlike chimpanzees, African Bonobos have an inborn quality of sharing, reveals a new study.While chimps will share as youngsters, they turn notorious as they grow old.In several experiments ... Read more...

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Himalayas could be greater driver of South Asian monsoon than Tibetan Plateau


January 14th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the Harvard University have suggested that the Himalayas and other surrounding mountains could be a far greater source of heat and moisture ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘threatens health benefits gained from declining smoking rates’


December 3rd, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): If obesity trends continue, the negative effects on the health of the U.S. population will outweigh any benefits from continued reductions in smoking rates over the next decade, ... Read more...

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Allergy drugs may help reduce obesity and diabetes


July 27th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Drugs commonly used to treat allergies have been found to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes in mice, say Harvard researchers.Lead researchers Guo-Ping Shi and Jian Liu focussed ... Read more...

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Researchers develop ‘astro-comb’ to locate earth-like planets


May 8th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The ability to detect presence of extrasolar planets orbiting distant stars has got better with researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics creating an "astro-comb" to detect lighter ... Read more...

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‘Astro-comb’ to hunt for Earth-like planets


May 8th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, have created an "astro-comb" to help astronomers detect lighter planets, more like Earth, around distant stars.In most ... Read more...

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Cyclones can feed global warming by spurting ice into stratosphere


April 21st, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Scientists at Harvard University, US, have found that tropical cyclones readily inject ice far into the stratosphere, possibly feeding global warming.The finding provides more evidence of the intertwining ... Read more...

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Harvard scientist fashions cheap, easy-to-use diagnostic test


February 21st, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) A Harvard scientist has developed a versatile and low cost test that can detect infectious or chronic diseases with only a tiny sample of urine or blood. George Whitesides, ... Read more...

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Pain hurts more if someone inflicts it intentionally


December 20th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) When someone shoves you out of the way of a speeding car and saves your life, you feel a sense of overwhelming relief, shrugging off deep and aching ... Read more...

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Music training makes for brighter kids


November 5th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): Kids who study a musical instrument for at least three years outperform children with no instrumental training, according to a study. Harvard researchers Gottfried Schlaug and Ellen ... Read more...

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Repairing defective hearts with tissue engineering


November 3rd, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Damaged heart tissues could be mended in future with the help of a scaffold developed by MIT and Harvard researchers. The idea is that living heart cells or ... Read more...

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Researchers find genetic link to psychiatric disorders risk


June 4th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Harvard researchers have found a genetic link to the risk of developing psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression.The new study supported by NARSAD, the ... Read more...

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Chilli peppers able to block pain, numbness


May 19th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Scientists have been able to block the pain and numb feeling that lingers long in the gums after a visit to the dentist - thanks to chilli peppers. ... Read more...

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Blame air pollution for clots as well


May 13th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (IANS) It's not just your lungs that are at risk from air pollution - a new study has linked this modern menace to the formation of blood clots as ... Read more...

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Fat free milk may ease hypertension in women


February 21st, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new research has found that woman who drink more fat free milk and have higher intakes of calcium and vitamin D from foods, have lower incidence of ... Read more...

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Lesser used words become extinct faster


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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