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Traces of potassium chlorate, nitrate in explosive: Police


February 15th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Preliminary forensic reports in the blast gutting an Israel embassy car showed traces of potassium chlorate and nitrate in the explosive material, said officials Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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No consensus on explosives used in Delhi blast


September 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) As investigators grappled for leads on Wednesday's Delhi High Court blast, not much headway was made into deciphering the deadly components of the bomb.Sources in ... Read more...

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Promising but no conclusive leads in Delhi blast: Chidambaram


September 9th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said there were "promising" but no conclusive leads in the Delhi High Court blast so far but investigators have ... Read more...

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60 percent of Islamabad water samples test unsafe: Report


September 9th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Nearly 60 percent of water samples collected from Islamabad have tested unsafe for drinking, a media report said Thursday.The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources ... Read more...

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Leafy greens ‘could help protect vascular health’


March 24th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that patients suffering from vascular disorders might benefit from leafy greens as it could help increase the availability of nitric oxide (NO).Disorders of the circulatory ... Read more...

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Nearly half of Pakistanis drinking unsafe water


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Nearly half of the 160 million people in Pakistan drink unsafe water, says a media report Tuesday on the occasion of World Water Day.Around 72 million ... Read more...

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Researchers create biodiesel from microalgae grown in wastewater


February 18th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are developing biodiesel from wastewater microalgae.Algae are cheaper and faster to grow than corn and they are much simpler organisms.They use photosynthesis ... Read more...

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Nitrates in spinach make you big, strong


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) The humble spinach makes you big and strong, but that is thanks to the presence of nitrates not iron.Scientists say nitrates, found abundantly in green leafy vegetables, boost ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice could energise the elderly


December 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Beetroot juice could energise the elderly to lead more active lives, says a new study.In tests, they required less energy to carry out low-intensity exercises after drinking the ... Read more...

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US woman, protesting TSA pat-downs, confronts security in bra and panties


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): An elderly woman in America tried to clear security at the Will Rogers World Airport by wearing only her bra and panties.According to the Oklahoman, Tammy Banovac, 52, ... Read more...

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Vinegar-natural source of nitrate to safeguard organic pork


November 14th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that vegetable juice powder could provide a natural source of nitrate to serve as a curing agent for pork and still be classified as a ... Read more...

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Processed Red Meat Once Again Linked to Cancer


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Processed meat, colored red, is once again under the spotlight as yet another study in the United States links the chemicals such as those which ... Read more...

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Sausages and bacon up bladder cancer risk by 30pc


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Additives in processed meat such as sausages and bacon could increase risk of bladder cancer by 30 percent, says a new study.Salts like sodium nitrite and nitrate in ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice boosts stamina: Research


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Beetroot juice can boost men's stamina by making muscles more fuel-efficient, a study has found. The research, which was focused on men aged 19 to 38 cycling on exercise ... Read more...

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How beetroot juice boosts stamina


May 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Exeter's School of Sport and Health Sciences have discovered that beetroot juice boosts stamina by making muscles more fuel-efficient.In 2009, the same researchers ... Read more...

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Over 200 poisoned with ‘holy water’ in Russia (Lead)


January 25th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Irkutsk (Russia), Jan 25 (RIA Novosti) More than 200 people have been poisoned after drinking "holy water" from wells during the religious ceremony of Epiphany here in east Siberia, a local consumer ... Read more...

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‘Tiny ammonia eaters’ play more central role in Earth’s ecology than previously believed


October 3rd, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that a minute organism can digest ammonia, which suggests that it plays a more central role in the planet's ecology than ... Read more...

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Daily intake of beetroot juice boosts stamina


August 7th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Daily intake of beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise up to 16 percent longer, according to new research. A University of Exeter (U-E) led-study ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice gives stamina a boost


August 7th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina, concludes a new study, which adds that the magical drink can help you exercise for up to 16 percent longer.The University ... Read more...

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New tool differentiates between man-made and natural nitrogen-oxide pollution


March 26th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Scientists have used a new tool to differentiate between man-made and natural nitrogen oxide emissions.Nitrogen oxides in the atmosphere, which are produced by lightning, biomass burning, and soil ... Read more...

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Scientists detect ozone-depleting species in atmosphere


February 26th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Using data from the satellite-based MIPAS and GOME-2 instruments, scientists have for the first time detected important ozone-depleting species in the atmosphere.These new measurements will help scientists to ... Read more...

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Microbes played key role in developing modern nitrogen cycle 2.5 billion years ago


February 20th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A new research has shown that for the countless billions of tiny microbes, large-scale evolution was completed 2.5 billion years ago, and they played a key role ... Read more...

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Lily Allens cute face helped dad sell drugs when she was just 8


January 24th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 24 (ANI): Pop star Lily Allen has revealed that her father, Keith, exploited her cute looks to help himself sell drugs when she was just eight years old. The ... Read more...

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Kate Moss spotted clutching poppers?


December 12th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): English supermodel Kate Moss was seen holding what appeared to be the sex drug amyl nitrate on her return from a shopping spree.Moss arrived at her ... Read more...

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Air pollution destroying flowers fragrance


April 11th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
London, April 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Virginia have shown that air pollution from power plants and automobiles is wiping out the fragrance of flowers and thus hampering the ... Read more...

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Flowers don’t smell as sweet in polluted air


April 11th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 11 (IANS) A rose smells as sweet by any other name but not in any other air, especially polluted air. A new study has found flowers are fast losing their ... Read more...

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Eating green leafy veggies may keep heart attacks at bay


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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