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New clues on how normal and cancerous cells migrate within the body


April 25th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Understanding how brain cells migrate during normal development may offer insight on how cancer cells spread, according to a new study.The findings by Jonathan Cooper, member and ... Read more...

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Scientists make first perovskite-based superlens for the infrared


March 30th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Superlenses were previously made from elaborate artificial constructs known as metamaterials, which are difficult to be fabricated and tend to absorb a relatively high percentage of photons that ... Read more...

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New contraceptive jab for men gets thumbs up


February 6th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Women may soon be liberated from the burden of family planning, thanks to a contraceptive jab for men, which has proved successful in preventing unplanned pregnancies after tests ... Read more...

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Graphene under strain produces massive pseudo-magnetic fields


July 30th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Putting the right kind of strain onto a patch of graphene leads to the creation of pseudo-magnetic fields far stronger than the strongest magnetic fields ever sustained in ... Read more...

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Bionic hand comes closer to reality


April 25th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 25 (ANI): America's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is making advances in bringing the bionic hand closer to reality.Although carbon nanotubes have electrical and other properties that make them ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist shows electric fields can be used as ON/OFF switches


June 1st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Ramamoorthy Ramesh, a scientist of Indian origin, along with his colleagues at Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division in the US, successfully demonstrated that electric fields can be used ... Read more...

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Whispering galleries based technology may lead to nanolasers in future


January 24th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Scientists have created a plasmonic microcavity based on the phenomenon of whispering galleries, which could pave the way for nanolasers in the future.The principle behind whispering galleries ... Read more...

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Patience during stalled labour can avoid unnecessary c-sections


November 1st, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Heres some useful advice for mums-to-be patience during stalled labour can avoid childbirths through c-sections, according to a new study.Researchers from University of California, San Francisco have ... Read more...

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Faster, supersensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging developed


May 9th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a potential new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which ... Read more...

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