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Novel approach for rapid detection of unknown food pathogens


October 16th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Scientists have developed a novel approach to automated detection and classification of harmful bacteria in food.Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) ... 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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Gold nanoparticles to help in faster detection of meningitis


January 8th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Gold nanoparticles enable faster detection of meningococcal meningitis and minimise fatalities, according to a new study. Meningitis progresses rapidly and can cause death if left untreated. Symptoms include fever, ... Read more...

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Multi-drug resistant TB on the rise in Australia


September 20th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 20 (ANI): Showing that the incidences of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) are on the rise, a report has stressed the need for an overhaul of Australia's TB strategy.Based on a ... Read more...

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Novel TB test may provide results quickly, efficiently


May 8th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 08 (ANI): A scientist has developed a new diagnostic test for TB, called Xpert MTB/RIF, which can provide results quickly and efficiently.The test, developed by Dr. David Alland, chief ... Read more...

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Kansas reports first confirmed cases of swine flu


April 26th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has confirmed two cases of swine flu in the state, officials said on Saturday.The infected people are two adults residing ... Read more...

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Mitochondria powers new explosives detector


November 24th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists have borrowed the technology that living cells use to produce energy, namely mitochondria, to develop a tiny, self-powered sensor for rapid detection of hidden explosives.The ... Read more...

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Kids fear of snakes is inherited from ancestors


February 28th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): The common fear surrounding snakes is more than just legend or fantasy. Researchers have now shown that the fear of the venomous predator is most likely intrinsic, and ... Read more...

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Soon, a portable diagnostic system for foot-and-mouth disease and avian flu


November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin
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