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Sharks’ remarkable skin boosts swimming


February 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Swimming comes effortlessly to sharks, thanks to their streamlined shapes and coating of razor sharp tooth-like scales, called denticles. Experiments with the intact shark skins accelerated ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Short DNA ‘end-caps’ linked to diabetes risk


March 25th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have found new evidence from studies in mice that short telomeres or 'caps' at the ends of chromosomes may predispose people to age-related diabetes.Telomeres are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Using Mother Nature’s method to save oceans’ marine life


January 20th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists at Institute of Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz have found a way to encourage oceans' marine life by using seawater and calcium to remove carbon dioxide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hottest material ever created sounds like ‘an eerie drone’


June 4th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): The hottest material ever created in the laboratory sounds like a weird drone - similar to a sound that may have pervaded the universe just after the big ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A unique story of parallel evolution in moths unraveled


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): A new revision of the taxonomic relationships among one group of moths, the subfamily Dioptinae, sheds light on the diversity of tropical moth species and presents a unique ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists move closer to making replacement bones using stem cell technology


July 27th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Imperial College London scientists claim that they have moved a step closer to making replacement bones for patients with damaged or fractured bones using stem cell technology.The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parrots can not only mimic humans, but groove too


May 1st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Parrots which can mimic voices can also groove as well as their human counterparts, implying an evolutionary link between the two capacities, a new study has found. The study ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Prince Williams punishment for messing up task buy mates a drink!


June 4th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): The first thing which Prince William will have to do as a part of naval lieutenants duties is to buy a crate of beer for colleagues after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Virtual surgery may soon be a reality


November 27th, 2007 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Mathematicians at the University of California, Loss Angeles (UCLA) are working on a technology that will enable surgeons to conduct operations on virtual patients on computers, before they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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