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Space junk as dangerous as weapons, warn scientists


December 24th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Space debris-hundreds of thousands of pieces of space junk including broken satellites, discarded rocket stages and lost spacewalker tools-that crowd the corridors of Earth orbit now, are equally ... Read more...

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UAE to set up aerospace research centre


December 18th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE plans to set up an Aerospace Research and Innovation Centre (ARIC) in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with global academic and industrial institutions, it was announced ... Read more...

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Genetic variation in immune system related to Parkinson’s


August 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Researchers have discovered new evidence that Parkinson's disease may have an infectious or autoimmune origin.The study was conducted by the NeuroGenetics Research Consortium, an international team of researchers ... Read more...

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Four gene variants that affect vitamin D levels identified


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have traced four common gene variants linked with blood levels of vitamin D and with an increased risk of vitamin D deficiency.An international research consortium-SUNLIGHT- involving investigators ... Read more...

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NASA partners with Web Consortium to improve universal access


May 28th, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Thursday that it has joined the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to ensure universal access to the internet.“Standards will play a key role in making ... Read more...

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Genes can tell which kidney transplant recipients don’t need lifelong drugs


May 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): A pattern of genes could soon identify kidney transplant recipients that do not need immunosuppressive drugs for the rest of their lives, a new study has claimed.Generally, such ... Read more...

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Migraine linked to childhood abuse


January 7th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): A new study by the American Headache Society's Women's Issues Section Research Consortium strongly suggests that migraine is linked to childhood abuse.Researchers found that migraineurs who had been ... Read more...

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New scan to track skin cancer early undergoing trials


October 6th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 6 (IANS) A new imaging agent could help to save innumerable lives by tracking melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, at an early stage. Ivan Greguric and colleagues working ... Read more...

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New radioactive imaging agent may revolutionise skin cancer diagnosis


October 1st, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): An Australian Government funded research group has developed a potential new material that can make early diagnosis of malignant melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer possible. ... Read more...

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Soon, sensors to help prevent falls in older adults


April 19th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): University of Virginia researchers are developing wireless body sensors that monitor gait - a development that will reduce fall risk in elderly.A new consortium of researchers from U.Va.'s ... Read more...

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Solar power cells printed like money


February 26th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): In a previously untested method, solar power cells have been produced by printing presses normally used to make Australian dollar bills.According to a report in National Geographic News, ... Read more...

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Notch gene may be missing part of breast cancer jigsaw puzzle


October 9th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Scientists from the Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium have discovered an important piece in the puzzle of how breast cancer develops.According to experts, a normal developmental protein ... Read more...

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Awry protein linked to breast cancer


October 9th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) A developmental protein like Notch that sometimes goes awry has been linked to breast cancer, according to a new study.The breast cancer team at Walter and Eliza Hall ... Read more...

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Suicidal thoughts more ”common” among college students than expected


August 18th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A new study has found that over half of 26,000 students across 70 colleges and universities had at least one episode of suicidal thinking at some point ... Read more...

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Methane breakthrough could reduce the amount of gas farm animals produce


June 3rd, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists in New Zealand have made a breakthrough in methane research that could reduce the amount of gas farm animals produce.Methane produced by farm animals accounts for ... Read more...

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US researchers to develop eco-friendly asphalts


May 31st, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): A new research program in the US is finding ways of making asphalt more environmentally sustainable.Called the Asphalt Research Consortium (ARC), the research program is the Federal ... Read more...

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People with ADHD do almost a month’s less work per year


May 27th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that workers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) do 22 days less work per year than people without the disorder.People with ADHD ... Read more...

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Common gene variant boosts breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 15 (ANI): An international research consortium, led by scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ), has identified a common gene variant that increases the risk ... Read more...

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Walking and dancing may help elderly improve balance


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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