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Tweaking chips to locate concealed explosives


September 13th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 13 (IANS) Israeli engineers have developed small affordable chips that will be able to see through packages and clothing to image whether they are carrying contraband and ... Read more...

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‘Tooth Tattoo’ Developed That Could Save Your Life


June 8th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Princeton, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 'tooth tattoo' manufactured from silk strands and gold wires could be used by experts to detect serious diseases. The small sensor sticks to dental enamel and ... Read more...

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Campaign launched against animal testing for cosmetics


April 24th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI) has launched a global campaign - 'Be Cruelty-Free' - to end animal testing for cosmetics.The campaign has been ... Read more...

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Amazing gel could breathe feeling in robots


March 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) An amazing oscillating gel could imbue robots with feeling in the near future, says a new study.These findings pave the way for the development of a ... Read more...

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Your presence stirs up 37 mn bugs indoors


March 29th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) An individual's mere presence in a room stirs up 37 million bugs every hour - actually material left behind on the floor by previous occupants, says ... Read more...

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Bugs help make eco-friendly detergents


March 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 11 (IANS) Environmentally conscious detergent manufacturers are turning from crude oil to plant oils, sugar and bugs to develop green products. Researchers are involving bugs and fungi to ... Read more...

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Human skin mixed with spider silk can halt bullets


September 14th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Synthetic spider silk blended with human skin produces a material that can halt rifle bullets at half their muzzle velocity. It is the work of Dutch ... Read more...

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Scientists develop sensitive skin for robots


June 30th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Human skin is a biological wonder, registering a multitude of sensations from the finest breath to touch or pain. Now scientists at the Technical University of ... Read more...

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Sale of life-like masks booms in China


June 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) Ultra-thin masks that look like human skin with only holes for eyes and nostrils have recently become a craze in China. This has, however, evoked concern ... Read more...

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New technique converts skin cells into brain cells


June 10th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) It is now possible to reprogramme mature cells from human skin directly into brain cells, bypassing the stem cell stage, a new breakthrough has shown.Lund University's ... Read more...

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More bugs in your car steering wheel than on the public toilet seat: Study


April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
The research found that while 80 bacteria prowl on each square inch of a toilet, almost 700 harmful bugs inhabit the interior of a car., reports the Daily Mail."While most of the ... Read more...

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Artist paints three nude women to represent endangered South China tiger


April 21st, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): An artist has used an unusual canvas to highlight the plight of endangered South China tiger - the nude bodies of three women.Craig Tracy, 43, from New Orleans, ... Read more...

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Stretchy patch could help repair wounded skin, damaged arteries


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have come up with a synthetic elastic patch to encourage healing in wounded skin or damaged arteries.Usually, severe burns or damaged arteries are treated by ... Read more...

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Now a human-shaped mobile phone with skin-like outer layer


March 4th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 4 (ANI): Japanese researchers have developed a mobile phone that resembles a human being, and which has a skin-like outer layer to enable users to feel closer to those on ... Read more...

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John Milton’s 160-year-old poetry book covered in skin of hanged murderer


February 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): To the naked eye, it appears to be like any other book from the 19th century - but a closer inspection of the 1852 edition of The Poetical ... Read more...

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‘Super skin’ that can sense a fly land


February 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) 'Super skin' so sensitive to touch that it can sense a fly land on it has been developed and could allow robots or other devices to perform ... Read more...

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Humans stink worse than other animals


February 24th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): While we tend to think of other animals as smelling more unpleasantly than we do, a new study suggests that the truth may actually be the opposite.Strong body ... Read more...

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Device to see under the skin for cancer signs


February 20th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A researcher has developed optical technology that provides unprecedented images under the skin's surface. The technology will detect and examine skin lesions (red rashes) to determine whether ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Nearly Naked’ lingerie that blends perfectly with your skin tone!


February 4th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Ever felt embarrassed after realising that your white or black bra was showing through your top during that important party? It could now become a thing of the ... Read more...

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Human skin turned into 3-D cancers in tissue culture dishes


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): For the first time ever, Stanford University researchers have successfully transformed normal human tissue into three-dimensional cancers in a tissue culture dish.Watching how the cells behave as they ... Read more...

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Human Skin Can Be Turned Into Blood, Study Says


November 8th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) McMaster University in Hamilton has come up with a very useful research program that can save a number of patients from any kind of fatal blood ... Read more...

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Human skin turned into blood by Canadian scientists


November 8th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in Canada have managed to turn human skin into blood. The feat is very important because it will give scientists the breakthrough they need in finding ... Read more...

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Indian-led team transforms human skin into blood cells


November 8th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 8 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in medical sciences, an Indo-Canadian researcher and his team have successfully transformed human skin into various blood cells.The breakthrough is likely to ... Read more...

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Scientists turn human skin into blood!


November 8th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Scientists at McMaster University have discovered how to make human blood from adult human skin.The breakthrough could mean that in the foreseeable future people needing blood for surgery, ... Read more...

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Lamp Shades Made Of Human Skin: Not An Asset


November 6th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Jacobson reportedly owns a lampshade that is made of human skin. In the first glance any body can mistake it for an antique lamp shade ... Read more...

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Did Nazis make lampshades from Jewish prisoners’ “skin”?


November 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): An old lampshade, which was discovered to have been made out of "human skin", has left its shocked owner wondering if it had been made by the Nazis ... Read more...

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Cancer linked to loss of protein that hooks skin cells together


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has found that the lack of a protein important in hooking our skin cells together could be an early indicator of skin cancer development.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses poacher Sansar Chand’s appeal


October 20th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by notorious poacher Sansar Chand who had challenged his conviction and five-year sentence for selling leopard and tiger skins.This judgment ... Read more...

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Cream that gives you natural tan


October 17th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Where to find fake tan that doesn't streak and smudge or give an orange glow? Doctors could have the answer, in the form of a cream that triggers ... Read more...

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iPads and iPhones at Apple stores teeming with germs, says Oz expert


October 15th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): People who use display iPads and iPhones at Apple stores are likely to get serious infections and the company should do more to maintain hygiene, says an Australian ... Read more...

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Now get a tan without exposure to cancerous UV rays


October 15th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cutaneous Biology Research Center (CBRC) have found out how one can get a tan without being exposed to harmful UV radiations.The ... Read more...

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Poacher Sansar Chand faces apex court’s wrath


October 4th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday slammed notorious poacher Sansar Chand for killing tigers, leopards and other endangered species for commercial gains and said the day was not far ... Read more...

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World’s first ever hydrating apparel


September 27th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Dreamskin Health Ltd has finally launched the world's first hydrating garments that are made from medical-grade silk. These are designed in a way so as to ease ... Read more...

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Artificial cilia that respond to heat and light created


September 24th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Inspired by mother nature, researchers at University of Southern Mississippi have for the first time, created a new, skinny-molecule-based material that resembles cilia, the tiny, hair-like structures through ... Read more...

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Now, artificial skin made of nanowires


September 13th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Using semiconductor nanowires, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a pressure-sensitive electronic material that could one day give new meaning to the term "thin-skinned." The artificial ... Read more...

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