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Olympics: South Africa’s Van Der Burgh sets world record in 100m breaststroke


July 30th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh took the Olympic 100 metres breaststroke gold in a world record time Sunday.Van der Burgh, 24, got a fast ... Read more...

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Food in early life affects fertility: Study


December 21st, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new research by the University of Sheffield has revealed that the reproductive success of men and women is influenced by the food they receive at an early ... Read more...

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World champion Rickard says majority of Oz swimming team will go to Delhi


September 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 29 (ANI): Amid the Australian swimmers concerns over security and health at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, World champion Brenton Rickard has said the majority of the swimming team will board ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian athletes’ parents worry over terror threat


September 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Parents of Australian athletes who are to participate in the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi say as the sporting mega event gets closer and more information comes to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Intravenous drips need not be changed every few days


September 13th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): Small intravenous drips commonly used in the hand or arm do not need to be moved routinely every 3 days, say researchers.A randomized controlled trial comparing regular relocation ... Read more...

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Snooping on bacterial conversations could improve chronic wound healing


January 5th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Here's a trick to improve chronic wound care-just listen to bacterial conversations, say researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York.Led by Alex Rickard, assistant professor of ... Read more...

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High-tech swim suits lead to amazing records in World Championships


July 28th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 28 (DPA) Swimmers feel that the new performance-enhancing high-technology suits being used by most competitors played a big part in the flood of world records that were being broken ... Read more...

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Researcher creates fireproof concrete out of waste ash


July 8th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) A researcher has converted waste ash, a by product of coal-fired power stations, into fireproof concrete. The concrete could be used to build fireproof bunkers in rural areas, and ... Read more...

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Fly ash, a source of fireproof concrete?


May 27th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Tens of millions of tonnes of fly ash, produced worldwide annually by coal fired power stations, could become a valuable source for fireproof concretes. Research by William Rickard ... Read more...

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Stethoscope that detects hidden heart problems on the anvil


January 8th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Irish researchers are developing a stethoscope that is capable enough to detect hidden heart problems, and lead to rapid diagnosis of coronary artery disease.Dr Scott Rickard, from ... Read more...

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E-mentoring highly effective: study


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 2 (IANS) E-mentoring has been found to be more convenient, more direct and better than face-to-face mentoring, according to a study. "E-mail-based communication is almost instant and helps overcome one ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Short in height? Blame your older brother


May 15th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
London, May 15 (ANI): Dreaming about being tall and well built like your older brother? Well, then youre in for a bit of disappointment, for according to a new study older ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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