mass spectrometer

Dental plaques help decode ancient diets


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Tiny particles of plaque removed from the teeth of our great great grandfathers may help decode their dietary habits and preferences, says a study. G. Richard ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New tagging method can track fake goods, explosives


January 16th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Scientists have come up with a way of tagging products, including drugs and food, to tell the genuine from the fake and also trace the source ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists extract protein from ancient bones


June 6th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Researchers have successfully extracted protein from the bones of a 600,000-year-old mammoth, paving the way for the identification of ancient fossils.Using an ultra-high resolution mass spectrometer, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Protein from 600,000-year-old mammoth sheds light on ancient fossils


March 31st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): The successful extraction of protein from the bones of a 600,000-year-old mammoth by researchers from the University of York and Manchester, has paved the way for the identification ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Finding life on Mars could get easier with new tool


February 9th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Finding Martian life may soon become easier with the creative adaptation of a common analytical tool that can be installed directly on the robotic arm of a space ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New device unveils more mysteries about Maritan atmosphere


October 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): New instruments designed to measure atmospheric components on the surface of Mars have uncovered important clues about the planet's atmosphere and climate history.The findings revealed how carbon dioxide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Large, underwater hydrocarbon Gulf plume’s origin mapped


August 25th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Scientists have mapped the origins of the 1.2-mile-wide, 650-foot-high plume discovered in the Gulf."These results create a clearer picture of where the oil is in the Gulf," said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ozone and nicotine a bad combo for asthma: Study


August 17th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): The practice of using ozone to remove the smell of tobacco smoke from indoor environments, including hotel rooms and the interiors of vehicles, is probably a bad idea, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boffins achieve greater precision in determining meteorites’ age


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists have aged dated a group of meteorites with far greater precision than previously possible - by using a different type of radioactive dating on a particularly difficult ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rosetta to fly by asteroid Lutetia


July 10th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): ESA's Rosetta spacecraft will make its closest approach to asteroid Lutetia today (1544GMT) as it heads towards comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for a 2014 rendezvous.The NASA instruments aboard Rosetta will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin Brit student’s new method can help find tiny traces of drugs


May 5th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): A science student of Indian-origin in the UK has come up with a novel way to find tiny, previously undetected, traces of cocaine on surfaces.The research, carried out ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Our bodies make their own morphine


April 27th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Human bodies may possess the biochemical machinery to produce a small but steady amount of natural morphine, according to a new study.In the study, it was shown ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clamshells may provide most detailed record yet of global climate change


March 9th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): A team of scientists, who studied a haul of ancient Icelandic mollusks, has said that oxygen isotopes in clamshells may provide the most detailed record yet of global ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meteorite contains ‘organic molecular feast’, reveals analysis


February 16th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have confirmed that a meteorite that crashed into earth 40 years ago contains millions of different organic compounds.The Murchison meteorite landed in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Boat” could explore alien seas of Saturn’s moon Titan in future


December 21st, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 21 (ANI): A scientific team is all set to submit to NASA a daring proposal to try to put a "boat" down on a sea of Saturn's moon Titan.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz expert attacks champagne bubble theory


September 29th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): A recently stated theory that champagne bubbles deliver a sensory explosion has come under fire, with an expert quashing the way the study behind it was conducted.European ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wobbles in Earth’s tilt helped bring an end to prehistoric ice ages


August 15th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has found new evidence which indicates that wobbles in the Earth's tilt were responsible for the global warming episodes that helped bring the planet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New nanoscale device can measure mass of single molecule


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have used nanoscale devices to develop a technique to determine the mass of a single molecule, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, electronic nose that sniffs out wine’s origin


June 28th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Researchers in France have found a way to identify wine so accurately they can pinpoint where the drink was made and in which barrel it was fermented.It uses ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA selects future projects to study Mars and Mercury


May 5th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): NASA has selected two science investigations that will aid in the interior examination of Mars and probe the tenuous atmosphere of Mercury.The projects, valued at approximately 38 million ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Proteins that could yield predictive markers for pancreatic cancer identified


March 11th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have identified a handful of proteins in incredibly tiny amounts that may one day help doctors distinguish between a harmless lesion ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earths plate tectonics may have started more than 4 billion years ago


November 27th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new research by geochemists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has suggested that plate tectonics may have started more than 4 billion years ago, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chandrayaan-1 starts observing the Moon


November 25th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov 25 (ANI): After Indias lunar orbiter Chandrayaan-1 released a probe that impacted close to the south pole of the Moon on November 14, the instruments on the spacecraft are ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian Tricolour Placed on the Moon on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s Birthday


November 15th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by admin
In a historic event, the Indian space programme achieved a unique feat today (November 14, 2008) with the placing of Indian tricolour on the Moon’s surface on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday. MIP ... Read more...

Posted in Press Release, Sci-Tech, Technology Industry News |

Indian tricolour on destination moon (Lead)


November 14th, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) India's maiden moon probe crashed on to the lunar surface at 8.31 p.m. Friday, sending a wealth of data to its mother spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 during the 25 minutes ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India’s moon mission: nine years in the landing


November 14th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) When India's first moon impact probe (MIP) lands on the lunar surface Friday night, it will be the culmination of a nine year effort - from mooting of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Colours of Indian flag on moon Friday


November 13th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) The saffron-white-green of the Indian flag will adorn the moon from Friday night when the tricolour-painted moon impact probe (MIP) of Chandrayaan-1 lands on its surface to begin ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ritual horns do not predate Englands Jewish expulsion of 1290


August 26th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): Radiocarbon dating of two Jewish ritual instruments, which are horn-shaped, found in London a century and a half ago, has dashed hopes that they date from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists use latest technology to examine aerosol particles that influence clouds


July 26th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Scientists are using instruments like an aerosol mass spectrometer to examine the life cycles of atmospheric aerosols that can absorb and scatter light and influence the lifetime ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists get a new tool for reconstructing planetary origins


June 20th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A precision analysis of lava samples taken from the Kilauea Iki crater in Hawaii crater is giving scientists a new tool for reconstructing planetary origins, by revealing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Japanese Mushroom enzyme may revolutionize protein research


May 5th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Utrecht University researchers studying Japanese mushroom Grifola frondosa have achieved a major breakthrough that may help simplify the study of proteins lying at the root of various ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Physicists may have found heaviest known element


May 3rd, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
London, May 3 (ANI): A team of physicists has detected a few exceptionally massive atoms in a solution prepared from natural minerals, which they say could be element 122, the heaviest ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists offer faster test to detect fake Tamiflu


April 8th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Chemists in Georgia have announced the development of a new and faster method to identify fake Tamiflu, the medication for preventing and treating bird flu.The new method ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists measure the solar systems first breath


March 14th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): Scientists have made a measurement of oxygen composition at the birth of the solar system by capturing the stream of ionized particles known as the solar wind ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, a machine that can taste coffee


February 12th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 12 (ANI): The coffee industry might just bid adieu to expert coffee tasters, for researchers have devised a new mechanical method to assess the flavour of the beverage.The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Subscribe