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Smart clothes to power portable electronic devices


February 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Engineers have created energy-scavenging nanofibres that could one day be woven into clothing and textiles. The nanofibres can convert energy from mechanical stresses into electricity, and could one day ... Read more...

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Hormone could be key to keeping osteoarthritis at bay


September 14th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) An osteoporosis drug that prevents cartilage loss in a joint injury may also regenerate some cartilage that has been lost to degenerative osteoarthritis, according to a ... Read more...

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Existing osteoporosis drug may keep joint injuries from causing long-term osteoarthritis


September 13th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): Preliminary findings of a study suggest that an existing osteoporosis drug can prevent cartilage loss from osteoarthritis following injury to a joint, and also regenerate some cartilage that ... Read more...

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Embryo’s heartbeat drives formation of blood stem cell


May 14th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Biologists have puzzled over why the heart begins beating so early in the foetus, before the tissues actually need blood infusion. Two groups of researchers from Children's Hospital ... Read more...

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Snoring may increase chronic bronchitis risk


January 29th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): People who snore regularly are more likely to develop chronic bronchitis, according to a new study.Chronic bronchitis involves inflammation of the lower airways accompanied by a persistent cough ... Read more...

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