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Plastic waste in ocean can harm environment, says study

April 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Tonnes of plastic waste that are shoved into the ocean could impact the environment, says a case study.Working on a research sailboat gliding over the Pacific ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian yoga guru on hunger strike taken to hospital

June 10th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- India's most popular yoga guru Ramdev was on Friday hospitalized in the Indian city of Dehradun after his health deteriorated on the seventh day of fast.Press Trust ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Potential new target for diabetes treatment identified

November 3rd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): Researchers have identified a hormone produced and secreted by the liver as a previously unknown cause of insulin resistance.The discovery may be a new target for the treatment ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Experimental vaccine protects monkeys from Ebola virus

May 22nd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) An experimental vaccine protects monkeys from not only the two of the deadliest Ebola virus species, but also against a newer Ebola variant BEBOV, identified in 2007. Ebola symptoms ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |