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New research says glaucoma is in one’s genes

September 4th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 4 (IANS) Scientists have isolated three new genes linked to Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG), a leading cause of blindness, which affects 15 million people worldwide, 80 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi power firm, IIT tie-up to reduce power loss

July 13th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) and the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi have come together to improve the quality and reliability of power supply by reducing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pressure-cooking algae into a better biofuel

April 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Heating and squishing microalgae in a pressure-cooker can fast-forward the crude-oil-making process from millennia to minutes, a study has revealed. University of Michigan (U-M) researchers are working to understand ... Read more...

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Scientists create chip to sniff out type, severity of cancer

September 30th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 30 (IANS) Researchers have developed a microchip that is sensitive enough to quickly determine the type and severity of a patient's cancer and nip the disease in the bud. "This remarkable ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Engineers design sensors to monitor pipes after earthquakes

August 19th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): Engineers at UC (University of California) Irvine are planning to outfit the local water system with sensors that monitor pipes after earthquakes and other disasters.The sensors will alert ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers perfecting technique to suck carbon from air

January 13th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Researchers are working on a new technique to extract carbon dioxide from the air and cut down pollution levels.The research, being conducted by University of Tasmania, could also ... Read more...

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Late talking toddlers also tongue-tied later in life

May 28th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) One in five late talking toddlers continue to face language problem even till age seven, according to the latest data thrown up by a large study on language ... Read more...

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