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Milk compound keeps you slim despite lazy lifestyle

June 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Traces of a cousin of vitamin B3, found in milk, produces startling health benefits such as keeping you slim inspite of a fatty diet and lazy ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pringles inventor Fredric J. Baur buried in Pringles can

June 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The inventor of the Pringles can Fredric J. Baur, of Cincinnati has been buried in one of the cans. The body of Baur was cremated and part ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Biophysicist attempts to block protein to prevent breast, prostate cancer

April 20th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): An Ohio State biophysicist has targeted a protein molecule Interleukin-6 (IL-6) to halt breast and prostate cancer.Chenglong Li, used a supercomputer to search thousands of molecular combinations for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, artificial nose that can ’sniff out’ terrorists

January 24th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): German scientists have come up with a system that can sniff out terrorists by capturing the smell of explosives.The artificial nose promises to make it much easier to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Banana’s blue glow attract monkeys, says study

September 8th, 2009 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 8 (DPA) Ripe bananas glow blue in ultraviolet light, possibly helping monkeys to spot choice fruit, Austrian researchers have found in a study. "When brown spots develop, blue halos appear around ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A woman’s nose can’t be fooled about body odours

April 7th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) There is no fooling the female nose when it comes to sniffing out vital information about you. Scientists say women are more attuned to get biologically relevant information in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now a ‘bionic nose’ to detect bombs, cancers

March 31st, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Both cancer cells and chemicals used in bombs evade detection because they are present in very small quantities. But now a new method being developed can detect them ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sugar coating used to make waterproof paper and cardboard containers

August 14th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, August 14 (ANI): Organic chemists have developed a new coating from sugarcane, which can be used to make totally recyclable waterproof paper and cardboard containers. According to a report by ABC ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |