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‘Leather could be grown in a lab’


September 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The leather jacket that you have always fancied could actually be made with stuff grown in a lab, according to a firm backed by PayPal billionaire ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Edible bottles could replace plastic waste


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Fancy a bottle that could be as edible and tasty as its contents and get rid of the plastic waste that such products currently generate. Harvard ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Is alcoholism in your genes?


November 25th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Scientists have found that people may be genetically inclined to becoming alcoholics at birth.Researchers studying the brainwaves of problem drinkers have discovered a gene which may ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kashmir police deny finding missing British girl (Third Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday denied media reports that a British girl who had reportedly gone missing in Portugal four years ago was found ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Invisible’ hearing aid makes UK debut


May 13th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The first "invisible" hearing device made its debut in the UK Friday.The 16-mm-long device can be worn for 24 hours up to four months at a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sitting in White House, Obama watched Osama die


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) US President Barack Obama watched the real action unfold live on a TV screen as a US commando gunned down Al Qaida chief Osama bin ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Low iodine levels in teen girls put future babies at risk


April 26th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Two-thirds of teenage girls have low iodine levels, potentially jeopardising the health of their future children, according to an expert.A study of more than 700 schoolgirls ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paul McCartney releases a book on his late wife Linda


April 18th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney, has come out with a book in honor of his late wife, Linda. The book which is titled “Life In Photographs” features ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Have Abbey Clancy & Peter Crouch set a wedding date?


April 11th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tottenham Hotspur and English striker, Peter Crouch has reportedly set the date for his wedding with long time girlfriend Abbey Clancy. According to The Mail report, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Panic button’ to erase mobile details in offing


March 28th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) A "panic button" that erases mobile phone address books and sends emergency alerts is being developed in the US, which would be of help to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK Tornado jets launch precision bomb raids on Libya


March 26th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): Heavily armed British Tornado jets fired guided Brimstone missiles at Libyan forces as they threatened pro-democracy supporters in the city of Ajdabiya.The British flew into action after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Acquitted Canadian Sikh to sue justice officials over 1985 Air India trial


March 17th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Mar. 17 (ANI): One of the two men acquitted in the 1985 Air India bombings has decided to sue Canadian federal and provincial justice officials for damages and legal costs, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaddafi could use biological, chemical weapons on his own people: Western experts


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): A growing number of Western military and intelligence experts fear that Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi could use biological and chemical weapons on his own people to end ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheaper smaller ‘iPhone Nano’ in the pipeline


February 11th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The technology website, Bloomberg, has reported that Apple plans to come out with smaller and cheaper iPhone.It is believed that Apple wants to beat off the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Extra cheese could raise bladder cancer risk


February 9th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Beware, munching on extra helpings of cheese could up your risk of bladder cancer.Scientists have found that the risk increased by more than 50 percent in those who ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New phone app to identify potential paedophiles


January 25th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new phone application to identify potential paedophiles.The software, called Child Defence, enables kids to scan webchat on their mobile phones to verify the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

This nasal spray can mask food aroma, and beat hunger


January 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A nasal spray that masks the smell of food could help curb hunger or yearing for food.Louisiana State University researchers in the US have discovered that a type ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dumb blonde? Jokes apart, they’re bright


January 17th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) A research has dispelled the myth that beautiful blondes and handsome men are not very bright.Studies conducted by the London School of Economics (LSE) have found that they ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

England fans, media serenade team’s Ashes series triumph


January 7th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney/London, Jan.7 (ANI): Fans of the English cricket team and the British media today serenaded the team's Ashes series triumph Down Under, describing it as an "unprecedented" success, The Age reports."Shout it ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Look-to-shoot helmet to redefine aerial dogfights


January 4th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) A fighter pilot can shoot down enemy planes by just glancing at them, thanks to a futuristic new helmet.The Striker integrated display helmet marks one of the biggest ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Shrinking brains are making humans dumber


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Whether we admit it or not, the human race seems to be heading for a dumber version of itself -- thanks to the shrinking size of our brains. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Giant observatory comes up 8,000 feet beneath Antarctic


December 24th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) The world's strangest observatory, as big as a cubic kilometre, has come up 8,000 feet beneath the Antarctic ice at the South Pole.The gigantic telescope, known as IceCube ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fossil haul shows life’s recovery after near-extinction


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A newly-discovered treasure trove of ancient fossils has given a big boost to scientists' efforts to understand how life on the Earth recovered from the most catastrophic mass ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fitness freaks wasting money on energy drinks


October 4th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Fitness freaks who gulp energy drinks seem to be wasting their money. While the drinks may be fine for people training for marathons, many exercisers just end up ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Roman Catholic school could be handed over to a mosque in UK


September 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.25 (ANI): A Roman Catholic primary school could become the first in England to be run by a mosque after a dramatic rise in the number of Muslim pupils.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

City life gives you immunity from diseases


September 24th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Living in cities helps people develop immunity to diseases, finds a study. Researchers discovered that such people are more likely to have a genetic variant that protects them from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Probe finds two Saturn-sized planets orbiting single star


August 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A space probe has detected two giant Saturn-sized planets passing in front of the same star. It is the first time that more than one planet has been discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mid-life stress ups Alzheimer’s risk for women


August 17th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Women, who experience repeated stress and anxiety in mid-life, can face up to twice the risk of developing dementia than their normal peers. Swedish researchers followed the progress of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nurture, not nature, explains why men, women are different


August 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Nurture, not nature, explains why men and women are so different. Psychologists say it is nurture that has the largest effect on the skills, attributes and personalities of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Blackberry maker lists four criteria for lawful access to security architecture


August 13th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug.13 (ANI): A day after the Indian Government set an August 31 deadline to permit access to encrypted signals and messages, Research In Motion (RIM), the company that manufactures the Blackberry ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese farmer gets breasts removed


August 10th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) A Chinese farmer who had a huge pair of male breasts has reunited with his wife after an operation to remove them. Guo Feng, 53, said his unusual chest ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Asthmatics on steroids face higher prostate cancer risk


August 9th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Men who take steroid tablets or injections for treating severe asthma could face 70 percent higher risk of prostate cancer. Those who regularly use an inhaler or a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gene cocktail could help rejuvenate failing hearts


August 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A revolutionary technique developed by scientists could help cardiac patients rejuvenate their failing hearts. The new technique could also cut the need for transplants, with diseased and worn out ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fertility treatments show diminishing returns


August 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Beware, fertility treatments might not work if they are tried repeatedly. A woman's chances of becoming pregnant with in-vitro fertilisation or IVF falls dramatically after just the second ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Teen internet addicts face double depression risk


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Teenagers who are addicted to the internet are more than twice as likely to suffer from depression. For the first time, a study claims that 'pathological' web use ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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