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Scientists fashion first ever ‘cyborg’ tissues


August 27th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Harvard scientists have created a type of the first ever "cyborg" tissue, by marrying a three-dimensional network of functional, bio-compatible nano-scale wires with modified human tissues.A ... Read more...

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Evidence confirms CO2 spikes ended ice age


April 8th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Harvard scientists are helping show the fullest picture of how global spikes in carbon dioxide (CO2) combined to finish off the last ice age 20,000 to ... Read more...

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Pitcher plant inspires liquid repelling coating


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) After rainfall, the cupped leaf of the sweet smelling pitcher plant becomes a frictionless surface, enticing ants, spiders and even frogs to their doom. Now it ... Read more...

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New discovery opens way to fat busting pill


March 8th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) A new discovery in mice could potentially pave the way to a fat busting pill for humans.Harvard scientists found that reducing the function of a protein, ... Read more...

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Eating blueberries ‘can guard against high BP’


January 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research by the University of East Anglia and Harvard University has suggested that eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure.The new findings revealed that ... Read more...

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Stretched rubber tube device mimics zebra finch songs


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Harvard scientists have has reproduced many of the characteristics of real bird song with a simple physical model made of a rubber tube."We wanted to know if you ... Read more...

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Obesity rates in US to reach 42 percent: Experts


November 5th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Harvard University researchers have estimated that America's obesity epidemic won't plateau until at least 42 percent of adults are obese.The estimate has been derived by applying mathematical modeling ... Read more...

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Moderate warming threatens polar ice sheet


December 17th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Polar ice sheets are vulnerable to large-scale melting even under moderate warming conditions, according to a report by Princeton and Harvard scientists. Such melting, triggered by two more degrees ... Read more...

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Why HIV patients are more vulnerable to TB infection


July 1st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Ending one of the biggest mysteries, Harvard scientists have found out why HIV patients are more susceptible to tuberculosis (TB) infection.In their study paper, a team of researchers ... Read more...

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How humans discern between distinct smells


February 4th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Using neural mapping, Harvard scientists have taken a step towards uncovering the secret behind how people can differentiate between tens of thousands of distinct smells. Although there are ... Read more...

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Harvard scientists create colourful ‘brainbow’ images of the nervous system


November 14th, 2007 - 8:14 am ICT by admin
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