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Green tea boosts memory


September 6th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) Scientists now have an explanation for why green tea is good for the brain -- it lies in the chemical properties that affect the production of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Growing nanolasers on silicon paves way for on-chip photonics


February 7th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a way to grow nanolasers directly onto a silicon surface paving way to faster, more efficient microprocessors in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Urine-powered fuel cells to offer pee power to people


August 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): This could literally be called pee power to the people-researchers have figured out a way to make the world's first urine-powered fuel cells.Chemistry postdocs Shanwen Tao and Rong ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High plastic chemical levels in urine ruins males’ sex drive


May 28th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Rising levels of an organic chemical, found in a wide variety of plastic consumer products, in urine causes decreased sexual drive, more difficulty in an erection, lower ejaculation ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Detergents, shampoos can make water carcinogenic


May 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Certain constituents in shampoo, detergents and other household cleaning agents are likely to turn water from sewage treatment plants carcinogenic.The study sheds new light on possible environmental sources ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Self-assembled nanowires can help make transistors smaller and faster


April 21st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): A team of scientists at the University of Illinois (U. of I.), US, has found a new way to make transistors smaller and faster, by using self-assembled, self-aligned, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humans make their own aspirin compound


January 18th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Humans form their own version of aspirin's active principle, known as salicylic acid, when the drug breaks down in the body. Salicyclic acid or SA, which is responsible ... Read more...

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Eating fruits and vegetables helps humans make their own aspirin


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A regular diet of fruits and vegetables can help your body make its own salicylic acid (SA) the material formed when aspirin breaks down in the body, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People manufacture their own aspirin


December 23rd, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Researchers have come up with new evidence that humans can make their own salicylic acid (SA), the material formed when aspirin breaks down in the body. SA, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Laser printers release particulates in the air


December 3rd, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A team of German and Australian researchers has unearthed evidence that laser printers release particulates into the air. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Wilhelm Klauditz Institute WKI in ... Read more...

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New catalysts promise faster, cleaner and more efficient research platform


November 17th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a new class of exceptionally effective catalysts that can open up a vast new scientific platform to researchers in medicine, biology ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Medieval painted church windows were based on the principles of nanotechnology!


August 22nd, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): Painting glass windows with gold nanoparticles offers a way to purify the air, say researchers.Zhu Huai Yong, an associate professor at Queensland University of Technologys School ... Read more...

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Beijing organizers to ensure air quality for Olympics


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) Xinhua Beijing, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Olympic host Beijing and its surrounding regions have pledged to make concerted efforts to ensure the air quality in the capital during the event. Tianjin, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China to shut polluting units ahead of Olympics


February 22nd, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, Feb 22 (Xinhua) The municipal government of the Chinese capital, where the Olympics will be held, has decided to step up its pollution control efforts in various ways such as closing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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