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Urine Powered Car Might Be A Reality In The Future


August 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peeing into the gas tank of your car might just refrain you from going to the gas station in the future. The idea might take a ... Read more...

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Urine-powered fuel cells to offer pee power to people


August 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): This could literally be called pee power to the people-researchers have figured out a way to make the world's first urine-powered fuel cells.Chemistry postdocs Shanwen Tao and Rong ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Silicon breakthrough brings ‘quantum computer’ closer to reality


June 24th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have been able to control the remarkable ability of an electron to exist in two places at once and that too in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Producing better wine by taking the stress off yeast


September 9th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Times can be stressful for yeast when grape juice is being turned into wine. Now, a researcher from the University of Valencia, Spain has identified the genes in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Getting bugs to clean up dirty oil fast


September 8th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Microbiologists have used bugs to break down and remove toxic compounds from crude oil and tar sands. Richard Johnson, a microbiology doctoral researcher at the University of Essex, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How to mount a multi-layered attack on fungal infections


September 8th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 8 (ANI): A gathering of scientists in Scotland on Tuesday heard that effective new treatments to fight potentially lethal fungal infections in people with cancer, or those with weakened natural ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bacteria can help convert waste to power


September 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bacteria that generate power could be used in microbial fuel cells to convert waste into electricity, according to the latest research. University of Massachusetts (U-M) researchers isolated ... Read more...

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Researchers make bacteria to produce useful proteins


September 7th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): Researchers at the University of British Columbia have turned the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus into a protein production factory by adapting a single protein on its surface, thus making ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers use waste material to extract uranium


September 7th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical residue of cheap waste material from plants, researchers have recovered uranium from effluents discharged by uranium mines. "By using a cheap ... Read more...

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Serratia bacteria can help build durable bone implants


September 7th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): Can bacteria help build bones implants? Well, at least scientists at the University of Birmingham say "Yes".Lead researcher Lynne Macaskie suggests that Serratia bacteria that manufacture hydroxyapatite ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secret behind how manuka honey fights infection revealed


September 7th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, have uncovered how manuka honey can help fight infection-by destroying key bacterial proteins.Led by Dr. Rowena Jenkins, the research team ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marine microbes may cure epilepsy, diabetes and flu in a ‘green’ way


August 8th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Scientists are working on a new technology to analyze large numbers of novel marine microbes, which could lead to more efficient and greener ways to manufacture new drugs ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marine microbes creating green waves in industry


August 8th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Novel marine microbes could open the way to more efficient and greener ways to manufacture new drugs for epilepsy, diabetes, flu and other viruses. Micro-organisms account for more than ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shopping online is 24 times more eco-friendly than taking a car to market


March 17th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, March 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that online shopping for books, clothes, CDs and DVDs is 24 times greener than taking the car to the shops and seven ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Regular three-minute workout bursts best for health


January 28th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A regular and intense three-minute workout can do wonders in boosting your metabolism, says a new study.According to Professor James Timmons, who worked with a team of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Romantic comedies can ruin your love life


December 16th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Planning to go for a romantic comedy with your boyfriend this weekend? Well, scrap all your plans, for according to a study, rom-coms can ruin love lives.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How music can change the way we taste wine


May 14th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): A room filled with soulful music and a glass of red wine well this would be the perfect romantic setup, but melody will not just set your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fat dont face an early grave: Study


January 13th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that being overweight or slightly obese implies that youll live longer on average than slim or skinny people.A person who is overweight can ... Read more...

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“Excessive booze benders may result in ‘muffin tops’ and ‘bad skin’,” warns Scottish drive


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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