Scientists find binary switch that turns ‘aging process on and off’

February 17th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists from the Salk Institute of Biological Studies have found that deactivation of a protein in roundworms increases their lifespan, most likely mediating the effects of calorie restriction.Previously, ... Read more...

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Video referral system bizarre: South African captain

March 9th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The new video referral system at the Hockey World Cup was again the centre of controversy with South African captain Austin Smith calling it "bizarre" and ... Read more...

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New ‘Velcro’ like fastener can take as much as 35 tonnes of load

September 5th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5 (ANI): Inspired by Velcro, German engineers have created a new fastener, called Metaklett, which is capable of supporting 35 tonnes at temperatures up to 800 degrees Celsius.Created by Josef ... Read more...

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