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British ’smart bomb’ to target cancer


June 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A cancer "smart bomb" has been invented by British scientists to boost the potency of drugs against the killer disease.The tiny device, being developed at the ... Read more...

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Russia to sell silver, diamonds worth over $300 mn


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to sell silver worth about six billion rubles (around $201 million) and diamonds worth 5.4 billion rubles (around $181 million) in 2012, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Geologists warning over metals shortage


October 13th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Geologists have sounded the warning bells over shortage of some metals owing to an insatiable demand for consumer goods."Mobile phones contain copper, nickel, silver, zinc, aluminium, ... Read more...

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Norilsk: Russia’s most polluted city in 2010


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The city of Norilsk in the Siberian Arctic region was Russia's most polluted city in 2010 with annual industrial emission of two million tonnes, the ... Read more...

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India’s Ashis Roy, 79, completes 111th marathon


June 12th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June12 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy has completed his 110th marathon in the inaugural Carmel Marathon Championship in Indiana with a timing of 6 hours 30 ... Read more...

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Hendricks’ boobs almost spill out of corset at Vivienne Westwood launch


April 1st, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): 'Mad Men' star Christina Hendricks was pictured almost popping out of her corset as she helped Dame Vivienne Westwood launch her new flagship store and Palladium Jewellery Collection. ... Read more...

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Now, a glass stronger than steel


January 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) A new type of glass, stronger and tougher than steel, has been developed and tested by a team of US researchers.What's more, even better versions of this new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Steel-like ‘tough and strong’ amorphous ‘glassy’ metal developed


January 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Scientists have developed an extremely tough amorphous material that could eventually replace steel in buildings, cars or bridges.A metal alloy masquerading as a glass is the first material ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, microbes will generate clean energy


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 02 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that microbes could soon be used to convert metallic wastes into high-value catalysts for generating clean energy.Researchers from the School of Biosciences at the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bugs to reclaim rare metals from waste for clean energy


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Bugs could soon be used to convert wastes from rare metals into high-value catalysts for generating clean energy, finds a recent study. Biosciences researchers have uncovered the process that ... Read more...

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Rage Against The Machine To Play Protest Concert In Hometown


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Iconic rap metal band Rage Against The Machine will be playing its first ever hometown show in over 10 years. They have decided to perform at ... Read more...

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New advance made towards producing electricity from sewage


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): American engineers have made a significant advance toward generating electricity from sewage - by using new coatings on the anodes of microbial electrochemical cells that increased the electricity ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amigo Sport launches FIFA official collection in India


June 11th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Amigo Sports announced the launch of the FIFA collection in India and is planning to set up official FIFA Stores across the country. The company has entered ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Water was present during Earth’s birth


May 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Volatile elements - most likely to include water - were present during the violent process of the Earth's birth between 30 and 100 million years after the solar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Visible light photocatalyst kills bacteria, viruses in the dark


January 20th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): An American study has found that that a new visible light photocatalyst kills bacteria and viruses, even when the light is turned off.The technique, developed by University of ... Read more...

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Scientists create platinum nanocatalyst for industrial use by drug makers


September 1st, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 1 (ANI): Rice University chemists have created a polymer-coated version of gold-platinum nanorods that can be used in the organic solvents favoured by chemical and drug manufacturers.This work attains significance ... Read more...

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Katy Perry celebrates LA homecoming gig with food fight!


September 1st, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Singer Katy Perry celebrated her LA homecoming gig with a messy food fight.The 'I Kissed A Girl' hitmaker returned to Los Angeles after touring in Europe.She played ... Read more...

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New technique to make drug designing cost-effective


August 14th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): MIT chemists have devised a new method that would offer drug designers more flexibility and cost efficiency in designing new drugs.They have found a novel way to add ... Read more...

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Now, green hydrogen to provide clean electricity for vehicles


January 7th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists from University of Aberdeen have successfully produced hydrogen from the fermentation of crops.They believe that the process could significantly reduce future ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Old newspapers can literally land you a gold mine!


July 8th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Japanese scientists have suggested that newsprint is a vital ingredient in a new process for recovering gold and other precious metals from industrial waste metal solutions.Though old ... Read more...

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