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‘Rubber band electronics’ will cut hospital visits


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) 'Rubber band electronics' will enable seamless integration of monitoring devices with the human body to track a patient's vital signs and transmit them to doctors, making ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Plant that suck up pollutants from soil


May 31st, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) Chinese experts have successfully used a plant to clean arsenic pollution from the soil.The Chinese fern, whose scientific name is Pteris vittata L, has a "strong ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al-Qaeda plotting cyanide attack for Olympics?


March 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) As Britain prepares to host the London Olympics, some fanatics related to the terrorist organisation Al-Qaeda seem to be plotting a deadly cyanide poison attack.Extremists on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

(After 12) For life without a cellphone - dial in (Feature)


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ankit Varma pores over his worn out, slightly yellowed diary, tracks his own smudged handwriting for a number and thumbs in the digits on his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Looking through telescopes, lenses with more clarity


May 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Looking through optical instruments like telescopes and eyeglasses could be improved considerably using a highly refined device, diamond aerogel, that researchers here have created.Aerogels are among ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian origin scientist’s gene therapy shows promise in slowing AMD


April 30th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new in vivo study by researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine has found that a gene therapy approach using a protein called CD59, or protectin, shows ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Botox, facial fillers help old stars to look young


April 19th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Wondering what magic pixie dust is keeping all of our favourite stars looking between 25 and 35, no matter when their birthday is? Here is the answer."Celebrities ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, jet engines to have volcano-proof coatings!


April 14th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new research led by an Indian-origin scientist has discovered that a new class of ceramic coatings could offer jet engines special protection against volcanic ash damage in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanomembranes could separate bacteria from drinking water


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): U.S. researchers have developed new nanomaterials that could help solve the age-old public health problem of filtering bacteria from drinking water.Working with a special kind of polymer called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nano-solution to keep water free of infections


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) A new nanotechnology is likely to make drinking water a lot more safer and keep infections at bay by filtering out deadly bugs at the source.Both - water ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Skin patch could provide efficient pain relief with every flinch


November 27th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Scientists at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, have suggested that a skin patch could soon provide efficient pain relief whenever you flex sore muscles.The system would work ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lamp Shades Made Of Human Skin: Not An Asset


November 6th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Jacobson reportedly owns a lampshade that is made of human skin. In the first glance any body can mistake it for an antique lamp shade ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Did Nazis make lampshades from Jewish prisoners’ “skin”?


November 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): An old lampshade, which was discovered to have been made out of "human skin", has left its shocked owner wondering if it had been made by the Nazis ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Silicon ‘can radically increase capacity of lithium-ion batteries’


October 14th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists have found that silicon can radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries."The anode, or negative, side of today's batteries is made ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eco-friendly sprays bring drought-resistant plants closer to reality


September 29th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Latest study from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists could lead to eco-friendly sprays that help plants survive drought."I think that the work established the methodologies and feasibilities ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Julianna Margulies becomes the new face of L’Oreal Paris


September 27th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): Award-winning actress Julianna Margulies is the newest face of L'Oreal Paris, joining the ranks of Eva Longoria Parker, Penelope Cruz and Beyonce.'The Good Wife' actress' dream has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Titanium foam implants to revolutionize bone injury treatments


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A new kind of implant, Titanium foam, could revolutionize how bone injury treatments are carried out, according to a new study.The foam resembles the inside of a bone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a filter that purifies water 80,000 times faster than bacteria-trapping filters


September 1st, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): By dipping plain cotton cloth in a high-tech broth full of silver nanowires and carbon nanotubes, Stanford researchers have developed a new high-speed, low-cost filter that purifies water ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanoparticles used to shrink tumors in mice


July 10th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that that mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs), tiny particles with thousands of pores, can store and deliver chemotherapeutic drugs in vivo and effectively suppress tumors in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Transforming Swapnil Into Vinay Takes Two And A Half Hours


June 24th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Swapnil Joshi has always been seen in different Avatars so far. Be it, the role of lord Krishna, playing the part of a woman in "Comedy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Katie Price still not over Peter Andre


May 9th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 09 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan hasn't been able to get over her ex-husband/singer Peter Andre, it has emerged.Apparently, the reality star, who is set to remarry cage-fighter/husband Alex Reid, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Summer ahead, pamper skin with Vitamin E massage (IANS Spa Review)


April 10th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Are you worried about your skin turning dry and dehydrated in summer? A good thing would be a Vitamin E massage at the Energy spa ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists create synthetic DNA-like crystals for CO2 capture


February 12th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Chemists at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have created a synthetic DNA-like crystals that could capture heat-trapping carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, which contribute to global warming, rising ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New palm-sized adhesive device can make you Spider Man!


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Your dream of scaling up the wall just like web slinging superhero Spider Man may soon be a reality, thanks to Cornell researchers who have developed an adhesive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most basic assumptions about soil hydrology may have to be reconsidered


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have discovered that some of the most fundamental assumptions about how water moves through soil in a seasonally dry climate are incorrect - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Rachael Ray Show: Viewer Lost 95 Lbs w/Rachael Recipes


January 14th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Red Carpet Secrets of the Stars Dr. Youn came to "The Rachael Ray Show" today to share with us some of the secrets ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How rays use their sensory abilities to hunt for prey


December 27th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 27 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists explored the sensory abilities of rays in order to find how the marine animals scout for food on the seafloor, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Faster, cheaper DNA sequencing method developed


December 21st, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers at Boston University have devised a method for making future genome sequencing faster and cheaper by dramatically reducing the amount of DNA required.According to the research team, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Frozen deposits on Mars may foster life


December 8th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 8 (ANI): New calculations by scientists have suggested that small frozen deposits on Mars may contain liquid water, at least during the day, which means they could also foster life. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel polymer covered gold nanocage for smart drug delivery


November 2nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a smart gold nanocage covered with a polymer which can act as an effective drug delivery system.The nanocage is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technique effectively removes old polymer layers from sensitive historic artworks


October 28th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Italian researchers have developed a technique to effectively remove old polymer layers from sensitive historic artworks.In the past, restoration of paintings and other old artwork often involved ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanotech-magnetism combo leads to tiny implantable device for drug delivery


September 20th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): Combining magnetism with nanotechnology, researchers have developed a small implantable device that can be repeatedly turned on and off to deliver and adjust doses of medications inside a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eco-friendly ‘green’ beer within drinkable reach


September 9th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): Brewing engineers from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) in Germany are trying to literally make a 'green' beer, which during brewing, would allow energy savings of up to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Go for homemade beauty treatments, says Paltrow


August 7th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow says homemade products are the best for skin care. Homemade beauty treatments like sugar, ground coffee, oatmeal, honey and olive oil are apparently ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New method developed for creating high-performance membranes from crystal sieves


July 31st, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Engineers have developed a new method for creating high-performance membranes from crystal sieves called zeolites, which could increase the energy efficiency of chemical separations up to 50 times ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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