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Honey, a sweet way of getting you over hangovers


December 24th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Scientists claim that a natural sweetener like honey is a great way to deal with the toxic effects of a hangover. The Royal Society of Chemistry claims that ... Read more...

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Got a bad hangover? Try honey on toast!


December 24th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): This festive season, merriment will be aplenty, and so will be alcohol - but if you want to avoid that really bad feeling of nausea and headache the ... Read more...

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A glass of red wine a day ‘can treat diabetes’


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Research has found that drinking a small glass of red wine every day can help treat diabetes.Potent "super-food" compounds found in the wine can work as well as ... Read more...

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Galileo’s works published in Arabic


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) The works of noted mathematician-astronomer Galileo Galilei have been published in Arabic for the very first time.The book "Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo" was published by Kalima, ... Read more...

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Royal Society of Chemistry opens Bangalore office


September 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) opened its fourth international office here Tuesday, hoping to contribute to "research excellence" and develop deeper scientific links between India and Britain. "This ... Read more...

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Students to get free access to e-books


June 9th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) College students across India will now get free access to e-journals and e-books from all over the world with the human resource development ministry subscribing to them. Over ... Read more...

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Your keyboard may be home to disease-carrying vermin


May 14th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 14 (ANI): The next time you decide to eat at your desk, think again - it may be a source of disease-carrying vermin that can cause food poisoning.These germs ... Read more...

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Little blue antidepressants behind Abraham Lincoln’s wild temper


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): The reason behind Abraham Lincoln's popular rage may be the little blue antidepressants pills he used to intake.Researchers at the Royal Society of Chemistry have found that the ... Read more...

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Goji berries ‘can help fight skin cancer’


February 1st, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Goji berries can significantly reduce the risk of skin cancer, experts have claimed.In traditional Chinese medicine, the superfruit berry lycium barbarum, also known as wolfberry, has long been ... Read more...

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Wanted: An 80-year-old man who looks like Sir Sean Connery


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 22 (ANI): Scientists are looking for a Sean Connery look-alike, while the actor prepares to celebrate his 80th birthday this summer.The Royal Society of Chemistry intends to find another 'equally ... Read more...

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Beef juice+ boiled cabbage water = best British gravy


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Scientists have come up with the ideal recipe for traditional British gravy: juices from a joint of beef and the left over water from boiled cabbage.Boffins at the ... Read more...

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Superior US fuel helped UK win Battle of Britain, says researcher


May 13th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): The United States helped Spitfire and Hurricane pilots win the Battle of Britain with super-fuel which made them fly faster, the Americans have claimed.A US science writer ... Read more...

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Whitening teeth could be damaging for eyes, skin


January 30th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) A dazzling smile can win friends and influence people - but if it has been done with the help of ultraviolet light enhanced bleaching, then beware. It could ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise-like smile comes with a sunburn price tag


January 30th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Heres a news alert for people planning to get a Tom Cruise-like pearl-white smile: dont get tricked by UV light-enhanced tooth bleaching, for it might prove dangerous ... Read more...

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Ending for The Italian Job finally solved after 40 years


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): The movie The Italian Job has kept many guessing for years with its incomplete ending, but a solution to its climax has finally been found after 40 ... Read more...

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Breakthrough to boost speed, accuracy of drug testing


January 6th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) A major breakthrough made by an international team of chemical engineers, chemists and pharmacists will boost the accuracy and speed of drug testing. Michael Stockenhuber from University of ... Read more...

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Michael Caine reveals ending to the Italian Job movie


November 29th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): The ending to the movie Italian Job is no longer a mystery, as English actor Michael Caine has revealed how it concluded.The movie had been made in ... Read more...

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Garlic-based tablet can treat diabetes I and II


November 20th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A tablet-form garlic-based drug can treat diabetes types I and II, according to a new study.The drug is based on vanadium and allaxin, a compound found in ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal formula for perfect Yorkshire pudding


November 13th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Researchers have discovered the secret of the perfect Yorkshire pudding - it must rise to four inches in height. According to the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Yorkshire ... Read more...

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$2 egg-beater could save thousands of lives in developing countries


October 16th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Plastic tubing taped to a hand-held egg-beater could save thousands of lives in developing countries.The low-cost centrifuge replacement can separate plasma from blood in minutes, which is used ... Read more...

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Public chooses Halo as name for Big Bang machine


September 18th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): A public poll organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in London has chosen the name Halo for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is located ... Read more...

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New rechargeable batteries could improve hybrid electric cars in the future


September 16th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Bath in the UK are helping to develop new rechargeable batteries that could improve hybrid electric cars in the future.As concern grows ... Read more...

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Now, an electronic tongue that can assess wines quality


August 5th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Forget wine connoisseurs, now even you can become an expert on the drink, all thanks to a group of European researchers who have devised a handheld electronic ... Read more...

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Now electronic tongue to test wine


August 4th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Barcelona/London, Aug 4 (DPA) Spanish scientists have developed an "electronic tongue" for rapid assessment of age and variety of wine, Britain's Royal Society of Chemistry said Monday. The handheld device, which was ... Read more...

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The world may have more oil than previously believed


June 12th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): In a surprising revelation, experts have determined that due to flawed statistical calculations, the amount of available oil in known reserves has been significantly underestimated.According to a ... Read more...

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Toxic shampoo and soap may be seeping into your drinking water


December 17th, 2007 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 17 (ANI): They may leave you feeling clean and refreshed, but it seems that all that chemicals in body wash, shampoo and soap you use may be seeping into your ... Read more...

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