Einstein brain on display in US museum

November 24th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Several dozen slivers of the brain of Albert Einstein have been put on display in a US museum, the CBS News reported.Visitors to Philadelphia's Muetter ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US East Coast braces for monstrous hurricane

August 26th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Americans along a 700-mile stretch on the East Coast braced for monstrous Irene hurricane heading their way and posing the biggest hurricane threat to the United ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists identify proteins that can check 130 illnesses

December 20th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Scientists have identified hundreds of brain-related proteins, faults in which cause 130 illnesses including Alzheimer's and autism.The breakthrough could greatly speed the development of new drugs for degenerative ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cancer is purely a man-made condition

October 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Cancer is a man-made disease triggered by the excesses of modern life, says a new study.Tumours were rare until recent times when pollution and poor diet became issues, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Egyptian mummies discovery indicates ‘cancer is man-made’

October 15th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A study of ancient remains has found that cancer is a man-made disease fuelled by pollution and changes to diet and lifestyle.Tumours were rare until recent times when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sweet sounds of chai, kitap and sekar in Turkish (IANS Travel)

June 14th, 2010 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan Istanbul, June 14 (IANS) You can browse though books at the numerous 'kitap' shops in Turkey, choose to pay for your purchase in 'sikkas', and after you have finished your ... Read more...

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‘Lab-on-a-chip’ devices stitched together with cotton thread and sewing needles

February 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have reported the first use of ordinary cotton thread and sewing needles to literally stitch together a microfluidic analytical device, which is microscopic technology that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial ovary ‘turns immature human egg into mature one’

May 8th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 08 (ANI): An artificial ovary grown in lab by researchers at the Women and Infants Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, has been able to turn an immature egg into one ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Siam Sunrays, Thailand’s cocktail drink

February 23rd, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
If Cuba has Mojito, there is also the Singapore Sling and the Manhattan. Thailand hopes a newly created drink called 'Siam Sunrays' will enter the world's cocktail lexicon and help draw tourists ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand Tourism |

Chemical treatment gave Stradivarius and Guarneri violins unique sound

January 23rd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A controversial theory that Stradivarius and Guarneri violins obtained their unique sound due to the chemicals used on the instruments, not merely the wood and the construction, ... Read more...

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A smashed guitar sold for $100,000

December 26th, 2008 - 9:22 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Kurt Cobain's smashed guitar has been sold to an unidentified private collector for $100,000.A broker in England , Helen Hall said that it's the second-highest known price for an item of Cobain ... Read more...

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Gypsy travellers site honoured with Community Award

July 27th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): In a bid to honour social use of technology, social networking site, called SavvyChavvy, has been awarded the Catalyst Award for its work in helping young gypsy ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans pay obeisance to Kamal’s 10-avatar movie

June 13th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Alcohol, milk, coconuts and fruits were offered to self-professed atheist screen god Kamal Haasan here Friday by thousands of crazy fans as Tamil movie "Dasavathaaram", reputedly ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Missing link of electronic circuits memristor discovered

May 1st, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
London, May 1 (ANI): Electronics experts in California, US, have succeeded in proving the existence of a fourth fundamental unit of electronic circuits, known as the memristor, which could revolutionize computing.According ... Read more...

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Scientists discover novel process behind heart muscle contraction

April 10th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 10 (ANI): A research team, led by an Indian-origin researcher, has provided new understanding of how heart muscle functions, by discovering the previously unknown role of two enzymes ... Read more...

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US documentarist explores Indian caste system

April 8th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
By Prabhat Sharan Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) In India, the caste system exists at the "subterranean level" of society, and while nobody wants to talk about it everybody believes in it "at some ... Read more...

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Glass beads discovery questions Spaniards colonization route in US

November 16th, 2007 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): The discovery of glass beads and ancient slivers of iron in South Georgia, US, might prompt historians to reconsider the exact path that Spaniards took during their first ... Read more...

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