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Chinese badminton head coach blames referee for player’s injury


August 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Chinese badminton head coach Li Yongbo accused Danish referee Torsten Berg of causing injury to Wang Xin in the bronze medal match against India's Saina Nehwal."When ... Read more...

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Jammu institute develops breast cancer drug


January 18th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 17 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu, has developed a drug for the treatment of hypertension and breast cancer, an official said.The drug 'Risorine' is ... Read more...

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DNA’s rock ‘n rollin’ alter ego


January 29th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A new research at the University of Michigan and the University of California, Irvine has revealed that DNA, the marvelous, twisty molecule of life, has an alter ego.On ... Read more...

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How pure is your pomegranate juice?


November 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Do you think that the bottle of pomegranate juice you recently picked up from a store is replete with antioxidants that bring health benefits? You may be wrong, ... Read more...

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Is your pomegranate juice adulterated?


November 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Pomegranate juice is rich in antioxidants and good for health. But is the bottled juice you purchased real or adulterated? A US scientist is now studying samples from ... Read more...

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‘Springy’ polymer molecule paves way for ’self-healing’ materials


August 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): In the quest for "self-healing" materials, Duke and Stanford chemistry team has found a polymer molecule that's so springy it snaps back from stretching much smaller than it ... Read more...

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Chinese officials to crackdown on age cheats


July 29th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 29 (ANI): Ahead of the 2010 Youth Olympics, the Chinese athletics officials are resolute that there should be no more under-age scandal issues, which witnessed Chinese gymnast Dong Fangxiao stripped ... Read more...

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Do gut bacteria contribute to autism?


June 8th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Gut bacteria may be contributing to autism, suggests a new British study.Autism has previously been linked to metabolic abnormalities and gastrointestinal problems such as gut pain and diarrhoea. ... Read more...

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New method may help solve lithium battery safety problems


May 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): A simple, accurate way of 'seeing' chemistry in action inside a lithium-ion battery has been developed by scientists at Cambridge.By helping them understand how these batteries behave under ... Read more...

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Boffins design new class of drug that kills lymphoma cells


April 15th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new class of drugs that targets BCL6, a master regulatory protein responsible for causing the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, has been designed by researchers from ... Read more...

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Scientists discover first female sex hormone in a plant


February 25th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have reported the first discovery of the female sex hormone progesterone in a plant.Until now, scientists thought that only animals could make progesterone.A steroid hormone, ... Read more...

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Scientist report first discovery of ‘pregnancy hormone’ in a plant


February 5th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists are reporting the first discovery of the female sex hormone progesterone in a plant, a finding that overturns conventional wisdom as until now, it was thought that ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint presence of female sex hormone in plant


February 5th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Scientists have unearthed female sex hormone progesterone in a plant, upsetting conventional wisdom that only animals secreted it. A steroid hormone produced by the ovaries, progesterone prepares the uterus ... Read more...

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How antiviral drugs block flu virus


February 4th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists at Iowa State University have identified the mechanism through which antiviral drugs block influenza A.The study showed that these drugs block influenza A viruses from reproducing and ... Read more...

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Indian-American explores how ageing impacts bones


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new study, led by an Indian American, has paved the way for atomic-level explorations on how disease and ageing affect the bone. "If people think of bone at ... Read more...

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Structure of HIV coat may help develop new drugs


November 13th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have unravelled the complex structure of a coat surrounding HIV genome - a finding that would pave way for ... Read more...

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Indian turmeric powder yields its healing secrets


April 20th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Tumeric power, a spice regarded as auspicious and anticeptic in India, has finally yielded its healing secrets, according to scientists. Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, professor of biophysics, University of Michigan, ... Read more...

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800-year-old shoe soles give scientists clues about preservation of leather


March 9th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A trove of leather soles of shoes, dating back to 800 years, is helping scientists understand how leather stays preserved in wet, oxygen-free environments.That knowledge could ... Read more...

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Indian American scientist tracks turmeric’s curative element


March 7th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Researchers led by an Indian American scientist have discovered how the main curative ingredient of turmeric - used for centuries to treat wounds, infections and other health problems ... Read more...

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New method can detect contaminants in life-saving drug


November 18th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) A simple, inexpensive method for detecting contaminants in heparin has been devised by Michigan University researchers.Heparin, a blood-thinning drug, although very effective against clots in veins, arteries and ... Read more...

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Statins may cause crippling muscle problems


November 12th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): The most popular cholesterol drugs may cause muscle problems in users, according to a leading researcher.There is accumulating evidence that the effect statins, which form a class ... Read more...

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Breakthrough opens way to stronger, more effective antibiotics


October 2nd, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) A new breakthrough opens the way for creation of less resistant and more effective antibiotics. "As bacteria become more resistant... our discovery provides a starting point for a ... Read more...

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Futuristic scanner zooms in on micro-miniature world of electrons


October 2nd, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Physicists have found a way to zoom in on the tiniest building blocks in existence, thanks to a 'flaw' in diamonds that helps monitor magnetic signals from electrons ... Read more...

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Groundbreaking discovery may lead to more effective antibiotics


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A groundbreaking discovery by researchers at the University of Virginia may provide physicians and patients a potential new approach towards the creation of less resistant and more ... Read more...

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Why is pre-germinated brown rice so health giving?


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Researchers have identified the bioactive compounds that invest pre-germinated brown rice (PR) with such health giving properties.PR is an emerging health food. The brown rice is soaked in ... Read more...

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Active compounds behind pre-germinated rices health effects identified


September 23rd, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): American scientists have uncovered the active compounds that are key to the health benefits of pre-germinated brown rice. Research leader Robert Yu, an expert at the Institute ... Read more...

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Antidote to deadly black spider venom comes closer to reality


September 16th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Studying the composition of brown recluse spiders venom, scientists have identified a new family of chemicals that can be helpful in realising an effective antidote. Study leader ... Read more...

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How a high tech Bioglass-of-milk-a-day helps bones mend


August 27th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Warwick have found how a high tech glass of milk helps bones mend.The researchers at the new Nuclear-Magnetic Resonance unit at the ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in studying protein structures in humans


August 18th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): University of Illinois researchers have come up with an improved technique that can make help study forms and functions of certain proteins in the human body faster ... Read more...

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Mating pheromone in worms also act as a cue for hibernation


July 25th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London. July 25 (ANI): Worms not only use pheromones to send mating signals to each other, but as it turns out, they use it the complex chemical code as a cur ... Read more...

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Now, a handheld scanner that zooms in on disease


July 9th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): US scientists have invented a handheld nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) scanner that can facilitate the diagnoses of diseases and identification of pathogens. Ralph Weissleder at Harvard Medical ... Read more...

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Now, pocket-sized MRI scanners


July 9th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Technology Engineering IBMT in Sankt Ingbert have invented pocket-sized scanners that can perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans in the ... Read more...

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Structure of catalyst that converts methane to more useful compounds identified


May 22nd, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): In a novel work, researchers have identified the structure of a catalytic material that can turn methane into a safe and easy-to-transport liquid, which lays the foundation ... Read more...

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Faster, supersensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging developed


May 9th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a potential new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which ... Read more...

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Heres how metabolism varies between populations


April 21st, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (ANI): An unusual study of frozen urine samples has shed new light on the diversity of human metabolism across the globe, say researchers at Imperial College London.Two researchers, ... Read more...

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