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Misgoverance, corruption bring India down in geopolitical index


April 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Afflicted by misgovernance and corruption, India's global clout has waned over the past year but could swing back if the economy regains its growth trajectory, says ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cuba develops mathematical models to fight dengue


March 24th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 24 (IANS) Cuba has developed mathematical models to help fight dengue, a media report said Friday.Experts from Havana's Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute developed the models.Spearheaded by young ... Read more...

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Mathematical model predicts how a tattoo will change over years


April 30th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): What is common between Angelina Jolie, David Beckham and Samantha Cameron? All the three have tattoos.But no matter what the design, all tattoos will fade and smudge ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Religion set for extinction in nine countries, says census data


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): A study using census data has shown that religion is set to become extinct in nine countries, as there is a steady rise in those claiming no religious ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Novel technique paves way for measuring indoor air pollutants


March 17th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Scientists have indicated that a new approach for checking the accuracy of measurements of hazardous indoor air pollutants may soon be ready for prime time.The promising approach was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer can save lives and cut medical costs


March 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new research has revealed that tamoxifen, taken by certain women as a preventive measure against breast cancer, saves lives and money.The study's results suggest that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

44-year-old mystery resolved: Fleas jump from toes, not knees


February 11th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A 44-year-old mystery about how fleas are able to jump so high has now been resolved - they push off the ground from their toes, not from their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taking help of math to predict, prevent future extinctions


January 26th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Researchers at the Northwestern University have developed a mathematical model that illustrates how human intervention may effectively aid species conservation efforts."Our study provides a theoretical basis for management ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Math model explores emergence of early human societies via warfare


January 20th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new mathematical model developed at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville explores the emergence of early human societies via warfare.The model, developed by Sergey Gavrilets and his team, reveals ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Using math to alleviate traffic jams


January 20th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study proposes a mathematical model of vehicular traffic based on the study of a moving bottleneck caused by a slow-moving vehicle within the flow of cars.Mathematical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

98.6 degrees Fahrenheit ideal to keep fungi and food at bay


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Two researchers have discovered that 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius) is ideal temperature to ward off fungal infection and keep food at bay."One of the mysteries about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modern-day genomes used to reconstruct evolution of 3bn-yr-old microbes


December 20th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): MIT scientists have used modern day genomes to reconstruct the evolution of ancient microbes.The scientists traced thousands of genes from 100 modern genomes back to those genes' first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lowering the drinking age won’t college binge drinking: Study


December 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has challenged the theory that lowering the minimum legal drinking age would help curb binge drinking on campuses.Richard A. Scribner, of the Louisiana State University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The secret behind blue whales’ enormous appetite


December 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Scientists from the University of British Columbia, Canada, have found that blue whales take in 90 times as much energy as they burn during a single dive.Analysing the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why snakes don’t need wings to fly


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that some species of snake can stay airborne for up to 79 feet.The acrobatic arboreal snakes, all in the genus Chrysopelea, use what's known as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For hares, variety really is the spice of life


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists at University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, have shown that genetic variability is associated with greater reproductive success in hares.Steve Smith and Franz Suchentrunk at the Research Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mathematical model of red blood cells’ life cycle may predict anemia risk


November 13th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed a mathematical model reflecting how red blood cells change in size and hemoglobin content during their four-month lifespan.The study is collaboration between a physician-researcher at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How body clock synchronizes to day and night cycle


November 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): French researchers have unveiled a mechanism that explains how biological clock works in sync with the day and night cycle despite large fluctuations in light intensity during the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US Population To Have 42% Obese People In Future?


November 6th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has suggested that the residents of USA will keep growing obese till at least 42 percent of the US population becomes overweight. It ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Two people can learn to cooperate with each other intuitively: Study


October 29th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has found that two people can learn to co-operate with each other intuitively, without communication or any conscious intention to co-operate.However, the process breaks ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mosquito monitoring saves lives as well as money


October 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cutting surveillance for mosquito-borne diseases may lead to an increase in both the number of human cases and the health costs when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Formula to run perfect marathon


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Marathon runners need never "hit the wall" again after a scientist devised a formula to ensure they always have a strong finish. Hitting the wall occurs when ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, a mathematical formula to help marathoners sprint to a strong finish


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A marathoner from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology has designed a mathematical model to calculate just how much carbohydrate a runner needs to fuel him ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study reveals why the leopard got its spots


October 20th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that Rudyard Kipling was right when he came up with an answer to - why leopards have rosette shaped markings but tigers have stripes.He suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WHO model to eliminate AIDS in South Africa flawed, finds study


September 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): A proposal by WHO to eliminate AIDS in South Africa has appeared to be a flawed one, a new study reveals.In 2008, Reuben Granich and his colleagues at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Music really can ease pain


September 9th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Music sure can uplift your spirits, but a new study has revealed that patients suffering from pain or depression can be prescribed specific kinds of music to help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New models could offer treatments for fractures that won’t heal


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): By using new models, reinforced by in vivo experimentation, researchers have shown why 5-10 percent of bone fractures don't heal properly, and how these cases may be treated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists urge world to adopt rare surnames


August 31st, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (DPA) Two scientists have proposed a worldwide fight to push back common surnames, suggesting in a German academic journal that the custom of always naming children after their fathers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How fly manages to perceive motion in fractions of a second


July 13th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology have successfully established the necessary technical conditions for decoding the underlying mechanisms of how the fly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mathematical formula that predicts ‘phantom’ traffic jams developed


July 10th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised a model that can predict traffic jams.The have come up with a formula of 'phantom' jams, based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

2500-year-old woman’s face recreated


July 9th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have reconstructed the face of a 2500-year-old Turkish peasant.University of Otago researchers refined procedures they had previously used on an Egyptian mummy to reconstruct the skull of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humans And Whales Linked By Their “Grandmothers”


July 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Exeter, UK, July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent researches by the scientists have proved how human beings and whales are linked to one another by their grandmothers. The scientists are of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Original HIV infection holds its sway despite numerous changes


June 30th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Viruses like the HIV undergo several changes in a bid to evade the body's immune system but even months later the original version that caused the infection still ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why superconductors don’t produce super currents


June 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): The introduction of high-temperature superconductors almost two decades ago raised hopes of the development of ultra-efficient magnetic trains and other new technologies. But this didn't exactly happen. Now, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, simple blood test to reveal women’s menopause age


June 27th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 27 (ANI): A simple blood test that could tell young women the precise age at which they will no longer be fertile is set to be unveiled.The test works ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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