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Women in US go bare-chested for ‘Go Topless Day’


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Dozens of half-naked women took to the streets in the US to celebrate national Go Topless Day, a media report said Tuesday.They were agitating for the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tigers facing doom in Bangladesh?


July 30th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) Tiger, tiger burning bright - goes the saying. Not so for the big cats of Bangladesh. Recent discoveries of tiger skin and bones near the Sundarbans ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Not knowing history, recreating it at Red Fort


May 9th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) For over 60 artisans employed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to restore the monuments inside the Red Fort in the national capital to ... Read more...

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Blood-clotting bandage to help save lives on the battlefield


January 30th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Scottish scientists are developing a new chemical bandage that will help save lives on the battlefield by instantly helping to clot blood and staunch wounds.The authors have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smart plasters can tell if wound is not healing


November 18th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Scientists have created a high-tech dressing that changes colour if the wound it covers becomes infected -- thanks to a dye that can monitor changes in the body's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Intelligent’ dressing changes colour to indicate state of a wound


November 17th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Dressings effectively protect the site of an injury, but to examine a wound they must be removed. This can not only be painful for a patient, but it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Non-destructive x-ray can tell the origin of archaeological finds


August 6th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Using an off-the-shelf portable x-ray lab tool that analyzes the composition of chemicals, researchers at Tel Aviv University could reveal hidden information about archaeological discoveries.These x-rays reveal the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pharma majors locked in legal battle over trademark


March 21st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) A legal battle is afoot among the pharma majors and local companies of Gujarat over ownership of a trademark. The issue came to the fore when multinationals Pfizer and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Jackson’s false nose was missing’


July 25th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A witness who saw pop legend Michael Jackson on an autopsy table in Los Angeles revealed that the singer's false nose was missing. The witness claimed that all ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, a glowing band-aid to treat skin cancer


May 5th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): If you thought that band-aids are just sticky plasters to heal small cuts and grazes, then get ready for their high-tech upgrade that can even be used to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beatles once kept a pool of George Harrisons vomit for two weeks!


December 18th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A pool of George Harrisons vomit remained on the floor of The Beatles hostel room for two weeks, their original drummer has claimed.The Fab Four left the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

J. K. Rowling named worlds best-paid author


October 3rd, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has been named as the worlds best-paid author, with an earning of three million pounds a week.Rowling earns as much as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palins saucy swimsuit beauty pageant secrets revealed!


September 30th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 30 (ANI): Sarah Palin knew how to look picture perfect during the 1984 Miss Alaska pageant, according to fellow contestant Pamela Massey.Massey has revealed that Palin had a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Removable splints better than cast after ankle surgery’


July 16th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) People recover faster after ankle surgery if they are provided with a removable cast or splint to enable them to exercise, instead of having their foot plastered. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Megan Fox goes topless for Jennifers Body


May 14th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): American actress Megan Fox has proved precisely why she was recently voted the sexiest woman in the world by showing off her best assets on the set ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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