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New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours


September 6th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.The chemical composition of pigments ... Read more...

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Monkeys like watching TV, study shows


June 16th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A new study by Japanese scientists has shown that monkeys like watching television.Scientists monitored the brain of a three-year-old male rhesus macaque during an experiment and found ... Read more...

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Stellar heavyweights may be born in similar manner as lightweights like our Sun


January 28th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Observations at the Gemini Observatory are providing convincing new evidence that the most massive stars may be born in much the same manner as lightweights like our Sun.Ben ... Read more...

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Snip of hair can nail criminal now


May 13th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 13 (IANS) A snip of human hair, recovered from a crime site, would now be enough to nail its perpetrator, thanks to a new technique developed by researchers. Called Near ... Read more...

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Lasers detect synthetic chemical in baby formula food


May 1st, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Infrared lasers have helped researchers detect minute traces of a synthetic chemical like melamine in baby formula, within minutes. Melamine, used in plastics and other products, has been ... Read more...

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Novel way to detect melamine in baby formula found


May 1st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): A researcher at Purdue University has found a novel way to detect trace amounts of melamine in infant formula.With the help of infrared lasers and light spectroscopy methods, ... Read more...

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Study sheds new light on link between snoring and cognitive deficit in kids


October 7th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Scientists at Cincinnati Children''s Hospital Medical Center say that blood pressure may be one of the factors due to which the severity of the cognitive deficit has ... Read more...

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There’s an ethane lake on Saturn’s moon (Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a lake-like feature on Saturn's satellite Titan, the second body in the solar system to posses a liquid surface, apart from the Earth. Astronomers detected ... Read more...

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New laser headband may revolutionise Alzheimer’s screening


June 27th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Physicians would now be able to easily identify the tangled proteins in brain tissue associated with Alzheimer's disease in a living person- thanks to a new laser ... Read more...

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