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MP3 can cost you your car


March 17th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 17 (ANI): Scientists have now warned that it's not just your computer that's at risk of malware-dodgy MP3s can now take over your car.Last year, a team of researchers at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5,000-km Agni-V missile ready for test firing: Antony


August 27th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) India's indegenous 5,000-km range Agni-V nuclear-capable missile that can hit targets in northernmost China is ready for test-firing, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here Friday but declined ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Hobbits’ were normal, not malformed humans


June 28th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Homo floresiensis, dubbed the 'hobbit', who inhabited the Indonesian island of Flores some 13,000 years ago were not malformed humans, scientists have confirmed.When the remains of a tiny, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian American researcher to gets White House award


July 10th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Sanjay Kumar, an Indian American researcher at California University, Berkeley is among 100 beginning researchers named by President Batack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ears’ in-built passwords may help curb call-centre, banking frauds


April 14th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Human ears have a quality that may one day help boost the security of call-centre and telephone-banking transactions, and reduce the need for people to remember numerous identification ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Intelligent soldiers more likely to die in wars


December 20th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): A study of government records in Britain has shown that Scottish soldiers who gave their lives defeating the Third Reich during WWII were more intelligent than those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Personalised cancer treatment on the anvil


November 20th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Researchers from University of Chicago have discovered a genetic signature that may help predict whether a patient will respond to cancer therapies a finding that may pave ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama views India’s moon mission as a challenge


October 23rd, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) As the White House hailed India's maiden moon mission as "encouraging" and "exciting", Democratic presidential hopeful, Barack Obama saw it as a reminder to revitalise the US space ... Read more...

Posted in World |

385,000yr-old ”Devils” trails” in Italy confirmed as world’’s oldest human footprints


October 14th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14 (ANI): A team of French researchers has confirmed that "devils'' trails" preserved in volcanic ash atop the Roccamonfina volcano in Italy are the oldest human footprints, and that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Why ecotourists should prefer high-rise resorts to discreet villas


September 20th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Renting a private villa instead of a high-rise hotel for that eco-friendly summer holiday? Well, if thats true, then you are anything but environmentally cautious, for a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Five scientific breakthroughs that were credited to the wrong people


August 6th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 6 (ANI): If you think that a major discovery is always named after its discoverer, here are five scientific breakthroughs for which wrong persons were credited. Back in 1885, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Electron microscope as small as a chip may one day give four times the detail


June 14th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Scientists are working on an electron microscope, small enough to fit onto a fingertip, which they reckon would be four times more powerful than the best microscopes ... Read more...

Posted in National |

A busy social life does boost ones lifespan (Re-Issue)


June 1st, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
London, June 1 (ANI): Forget cutting on the calories or exercising, if it's longevity youre trying to nab, then you might want to consider spending more time with members of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, cigarette vending machines that identify smokers age by their faces


May 13th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): Need a puff? Start wishing that your baby face swaps itself for a few wrinkles or liver spots, at least if youre a school going kid in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Relief near for sufferers of constant erections


March 14th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): Scientists have provided relief to thousands of men who suffer from priapism, or the condition that causes prolonged erection even without an arousal, by identifying the biochemical ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Embryonic stem cell protein could help fend off deadly cancers


March 5th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
London, March 5 (ANI): A protein that regulates development of human embryonic stem cells could also inhibit the growth and spread of deadly cancers, according to a study by researchers at Northwestern ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US, UK, China and Russia are endemic surveillance societies


January 8th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
London, January 8 (ANI): While the trend of government surveillance is on the rise across the world, the US has emerged as the country whose citizens enjoyed privacy protection the least last ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Scientists top 5 blog posts of 2007 unveiled


December 29th, 2007 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
London, December 29 (ANI): A New Scientist blog post describing the history of climate change research has been named the magazines best community site with a whopping 449 comments from the readers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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