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Low-calorie diets good in long run: experts


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Low-energy diets or short-spell diets which combine to less than 800 calories a day can have long term benefits, researchers said here Monday.Researchers at Britain-based ... Read more...

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Your body heat could power future devices


July 1st, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) A new way of powering gadgets using simply a person's own body heat has been developed by an American company that specialises in green power ... Read more...

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Chinese supercomputer begins operations


January 20th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's Sunway BlueLight supercomputer, which was built with domestically-produced microprocessors and is capable of performing around 1,000 trillion calculations per second, has officially begun operations.The computer ... Read more...

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New generation plastic OLEDs developed


November 1st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Researchers have developing the world's most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) in plastic. OLEDs provide high-contrast and low-energy displays and are becoming the dominant technology for ... Read more...

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Back to square one after dieting? Blame your hormones


October 30th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 30 (IANS) Though following strict diets mostly brings down weight, over 80 percent of obese dieters fail to maintain their reduced weight. The reason? Hormonal changes.Worldwide, there are ... Read more...

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Low-energy diet can improve sleep disorder


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Sufferers of obstructive sleep apnoea - a the sleep disorder - could benefit from following a low energy diet to lose weight.Sufferers rarely feel refreshed after ... Read more...

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Sleep loss can cause testosterone levels to plummet


June 1st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Cutting back on sleep can be quite disastrous for healthy young men - it sends their testosterone levels plummeting, says a study. Men who slept less ... Read more...

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Women on dieting cycles seldom lose weight


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Women who opt for dieting fads which promise rapid weight loss not only regain weight after some time but also cause grave damage to their physical ... Read more...

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Low Vitamin D in kids linked to anaemia


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Paediatricians have discovered a link between low levels of Vitamin D and anaemia in children.Researchers from Johns Hopkins Children's Center looked at data from the blood ... Read more...

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Kids with low vitamin D levels more susceptible to anemia


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that low vitamin D levels in kids may cause anemia, a severe condition of which leads to damage of vital organs by depriving ... Read more...

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Fast, low-energy memory for MP3s, smartphones may soon be a reality


March 29th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have created a tiny device that improves on existing forms of memory storage, paving the way for fast, low-energy memory for MP3 ... Read more...

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NewGen radiation treatment effective in advanced head and neck cancer


March 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Clinical trials at Helsinki University Central Hospital in Finland to assess the efficacy and safety of boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) indicate that it has the potential to ... Read more...

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Power-starved Punjab goes for ‘green computing’


February 28th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Punjab, faced with a grim power shortage, is now ushering in a silent technological change - green computing - which can help save energy by use ... Read more...

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Unexpected exoskeleton remnants discovered in Paleozoic fossils


February 8th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Contrary to conventional belief, a new research shows that the remains of chitin-protein complex-structural materials containing protein and polysaccharide-are present in abundance in fossils of arthropods from the ... Read more...

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Drinking vegetable juice ‘can help people meet key dietary guidelines’


February 4th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): New studies have suggested that drinking V8 100 percent vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage ... Read more...

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7 out of 10 Brit couples too tired to have sex


January 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Feeling too tired to enjoy those intimate moments with your better half? Well, if you're living in Britain you are not alone.A recent study has revealed that seven ... Read more...

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Cross Eyed Opossum Heidi Becomes Famous


January 12th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heidi is a name, that is the current buzz in the internet all over the world. Although it is an opossum, it has managed to gain ... Read more...

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NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft nearing edge of Solar System


December 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): NASA's long-running Voyager 1 spacecraft is nearing the edge of our solar system after 33 years.Now hurtling toward interstellar space some 10.8 billion miles from the Sun, Voyager ... Read more...

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New technology desalinates water and produces electricity simultaneously


December 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Colorado Denver College of Engineering and Applied Science have discovered a way to simultaneously desalinate water, produce hydrogen and treat wastewater."Ships and their ... Read more...

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Packed ’sea of photons’ could shrink the size of electronic devices


November 25th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A sea of photons has been combined to make a 'super photon' - a feat that could help shrink the size of electronic devices.Close to absolute zero, some ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova says she’s cancer free


October 1st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Tennis champ Martina Navratilova has revealed that she's cancer free.Six months after revealing that she had breast cancer, Navratilova has good news about her health."I am cancer-free," People ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova wins her battle against cancer


October 1st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Ace tennis player Martina Navratilova has won yet another marathon battle -- this time against breast cancer.Navratilova, who was diagnosed with a non-invasive form of ... Read more...

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Non-surgical fat reduction methods get FDA’s thumbs up


September 16th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 16 (ANI): Two forms of non-surgical, fat-reducing technology-freezing it with Zeltiq or laser with Zerona-have won FDA approval.Neither treatment is designed to reduce large deposits of fat, but are ... Read more...

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Wave goodbye to flab - the non-surgical way


July 30th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) You've heard of liposuction, but that involves surgery. Now comes a non-surgical way of shedding that flab - ultra-contouring - which is gaining popularity in ... Read more...

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World’s smallest three-seat car unveiled


June 30th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30(ANI): World's smallest three-seat car- designed by Gordon Murray, who made quite a stir with the low-cost mini car last year- has finally been unveiled.Apart from key driving forces ... Read more...

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Glider Robots Helping Researchers Track The Plume In Gulf Oil Spill


June 20th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Peru, June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the Gulf Oil spill rolling into its third month, the researchers have introduced a new way to track the plume. Reportedly, the "glider" robots ... Read more...

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Radiation from full-body airport scanners may increase cancer risk


May 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have issued a warning that radiation from controversial full-body airport scanners could lead to an increased risk of skin cancer - particularly in kids.David ... Read more...

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Gill inaugurates wrestling stadium in New Delhi


April 25th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports M. S. Gill, on Sunday inaugurated the newly constructed wrestling stadium in the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex here.It will ... Read more...

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Slow return to normal food checks weight


April 12th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) The secret to keeping weight at bay is to switch back to normal food gradually, says a Swedish study. The study also contains new research results for patients who ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider performing well


March 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A detailed check of the world's most powerful atom smasher -- the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) -- has shown that it is "performing well," the European ... Read more...

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Key protein in energy regulation identified


March 4th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): A new research by scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology has identified a key protein in energy regulation.Eric Verdin, senior investigator and senior author of ... Read more...

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Blood glucose levels ‘affect decision making’


January 26th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new American study suggests that fluctuating blood glucose levels may affect decision-makingPsychological scientists X.T. Wang and Robert D. Dvorak from the University of South Dakota looked into ... Read more...

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Move towards renewable energy a must: Pachauri


January 21st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) For the sake of economics, energy security and the environment, a move towards renewable energy is a must, head of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Rajendra ... Read more...

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‘Weekend effect’ makes workers happier regardless of their job


January 13th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A new American study suggests that people are happier at the onset of the weekend and experience better moods from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.The study, which appears ... Read more...

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Weekends are magically uplifting for working people


January 12th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) 'Weekend effects' are magically uplifting for working people. They experience better moods, greater vitality and fewer aches and pains - from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, says the ... Read more...

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