physical chemistry

New ultra-sensitive device sniffs out toxic metals


September 13th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Swiss and US scientists have developed an ultra-sensitive device to detect the tiniest traces of heavy metals in drinking water and fish, which could be over ... Read more...

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Mamata loses cool, walks out of TV programme


May 19th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, known for losing cool over uncomfortable questions, Friday walked out of an interactive TV programme following a barrage of ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman mocks Mamata over Toongate, composes song


April 17th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Causing more embarrassment to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is drawing flak over the arrest of a professor for circulating cartoons, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Anger in Bengal over professor’s arrest (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) First a ban on certain newspapers and now the arrest of a professor for allegedly circulating a cartoon targeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. People in ... Read more...

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Partial fascism or right move - Bengal divided on Mamata’s act


April 14th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) First a ban on certain newspapers and now the arrest of a professor for allegedly circulating a cartoon targetting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Is it ... Read more...

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Jadavpore professor arrested for Mamata cartoons, granted bail (Roundup)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor was arrested for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, attracting widespread ... Read more...

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I sent the mail for pure fan: Jadavpore University professor


April 13th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor, arrested for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Friday claimed he ... Read more...

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Twitterati target Mamata regime for professor’s arrest


April 13th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) "Extreme violation of freedom of expression" and reminiscent of the Emergency days were among the barrage of angry comments made on Twitter, including by exiled ... Read more...

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Jadavpore professor arrested for Mamata cartoons, granted bail (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor was arrested early Friday for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ... Read more...

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Most of earth’s acid comes from nature


January 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Satellite imagery has revealed that 90 percent of the earth's formic acid comes from nature, researchers say. The revelation has stunned researchers from the Belgian Institute ... Read more...

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Actress gets letter for security guard interview


August 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 16 (IANS) Goa's state employment agency 'wants' a film actress doing her PhD and computer science graduates to appear for job interviews for security guards.Priyanka Bidaye, who has ... Read more...

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Galileo’s works published in Arabic


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) The works of noted mathematician-astronomer Galileo Galilei have been published in Arabic for the very first time.The book "Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo" was published by Kalima, ... Read more...

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Indian scientists show insoluble drugs can be taken orally in nano crystal form


October 7th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Taking a big leap in how oral medicines are administered, Indian scientists have shown that producing nanoscopic crystals of a pharmaceutical product can allow the medication to be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why don’t fish in the Arctic Ocean freeze?


August 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why fish don't freeze in the Arctic Ocean.Together with cooperation partners from the U.S., the researchers surrounding Prof. Dr. Martina Havenith (Physical Chemistry II of ... Read more...

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What is the secret of ancient Chinese super-strong mortar?


May 31st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) What is the secret of an ancient Chinese super-strong mortar made from sticky rice? Scientists have concluded that the mortar - a paste used to bind and fill gaps ... Read more...

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‘Coffee ring’ may help biosensors detect disease


May 6th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Ever noticed the spot that is left behind after spilled coffee on a table evaporates? Well, the next time it happens, try and observe that the spot has ... Read more...

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Indian student wins top US research award


April 8th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Prasun Chatterjee, an Indian environmental engineering student whose research has contributed to a new way of detecting toxic lead and copper in water, has won one of the ... Read more...

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Researchers edge closer to optical computer


July 4th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) An optical transistor, successfully crafted from a single molecule, brings researchers a step closer to an optical computer, which would be much faster and more powerful than existing ... Read more...

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New, sexed-up Barbie doll modelled on Angela Merkel, PhD


February 8th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Often derided for stereotyping blondes, the makers of Barbie dolls have unveiled an unlikely curvy version of the 54-year-old German Chancellor Angela Merkel to mark its 50th anniversary. ... Read more...

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