sciences department

Exam fever grips students in capital


February 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) With the board exams beginning Thursday, tense students in the capital are still buried in books, some in a race to finish their courses while ... Read more...

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Stroke leaves victims exposed to malnutrition risk


February 17th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 17 (IANS) A stroke could leave you with eating problems, with more than half risking malnutrition even three months after the attack.Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, studied ... Read more...

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Heart disease likely to pass from father to son


February 9th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Coronary artery disease or CAD, which kills tens of thousands worldwide every year, is likely to pass from father to son, reveals a study.A new study ... Read more...

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Ishar new vice-chancellor of Jammu university


January 18th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) Mohan Paul Singh Ishar, professor at Amritsar's Guru Nanak Dev University, has been appointed the new vice chancellor of the Jammu University, it was announced Wednesday.Jammu ... Read more...

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Reforestation may lower climate change mitigation potential of forests


May 29th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Reforestation and afforestation, the creation of new forests, may lower the potential of forests for climate change lessening, scientists at the University of Oklahoma and the Fudan University ... Read more...

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Jamia gets grant for nanotechnology research


May 17th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Jamia Milia Islamia will carry out advanced research in nanotechnology, the only university in the country to do so, a university statement said Monday. Given the ... Read more...

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Common painkiller may ease pain of social rejection


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A common painkiller can serve double duty, easing not just the physical pains of sore joints and headaches, but also the pain of social rejection, according to a ... Read more...

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Virtual reality to the rescue of nervous car drivers


November 30th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Goggles, similar to those worn by comic book superhero Cyclops of the X-Men, may help drivers overcome their road phobias by transporting them to a 3-D virtual world, ... Read more...

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Politicians no longer role models for Indian students


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru are their national heroes but the present politicians do not influence Indian adolescents. A study has revealed that a majority ... Read more...

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Poison resistant ’super rats’ invade Britain


May 16th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): A new breed of "super rat" with DNA that makes them resistant to poison and subsequently almost impossible to kill are evolving in the British corners, experts have ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh ‘fine and fit’, declares AIIMS (Lead)


March 1st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who underwent a coronary bypass surgery in January, is "perfectly fine and fit", it was announced Sunday after a medical check-up. Manmohan Singh, 76, ... Read more...

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PM visits AIIMS for routine check up


March 1st, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here Sunday for a routine check-up, more than a month after he underwent a ... Read more...

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Vajpayee showing steady improvement:AIIMS


February 23rd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is undergoing treatment for a chest infection at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), is reported to ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’’s condition stable, say AIIMS doctors


February 9th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): The condition of Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS after complaining of severe chest pain last Tuesday, is stable today, doctors said. According ... Read more...

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Vajpayee put on mechanical ventilator support at AIIMS


February 6th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): The health condition of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee deteriorated on Friday, and doctors had to put him on mechanical ventilation. According to a latest medical bulletin ... Read more...

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Male swamp sparrows adjust vocals in hostile situations


January 10th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 10 (ANI): A study on sparrows has revealed that the male Swamp Sparrow adjusts its vocal when faced with a hostile situation. Adrienne DuBois, a graduate student at the ... Read more...

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Scientists studying new ways to combat skin cancer


July 26th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): A team led by an Indian-origin scientist is examining certain molecules that may help strengthen the effectiveness of sunscreen to prevent skin cancer.The researchers led by distinguished ... Read more...

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