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New sensor detects pancreatitis quickly, cheaply

April 27th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) A new low-cost test for acute pancreatitis that gets results much more quickly than existing tests has been developed by scientists. It could be produced for ... Read more...

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Now, detect acute pancreatitis faster and cheaper with a biosensor!

April 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a new test to diagnose acute pancreatitis, which gives results much faster than existing tests.The sensor, which could ... Read more...

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Four die in China chemical plant blast

November 21st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) The toll in a blast at a chemical plant in northern China rose to four Sunday after rescuers found one more body at the site, Xinhua reported Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Rock-burning, sea-zapping geoengineering may help fight climate change

November 13th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Rocks that suck carbon dioxide out of the air could be key in the fight against climate change, say scientists.While addressing a conference at the Royal Society in ... Read more...

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Conversion of waste vegetable oil into biodiesel simplified

October 8th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Two chemists at Brown University have streamlined the conversion of waste vegetable oil into biodiesel, eliminating the need for corrosive chemicals to perform the reactions.Jason Sello and postdoctoral ... Read more...

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Canola Oil Production Eyed By Penn State Researchers

September 4th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State is looking forward to use canola seed for making edible oil and bio diesel in the near future. A year old research is being ... Read more...

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10 days after ship collision, maritime traffic improves

August 17th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Aug. 17 (IANS) Ten days after two foreign cargo vessels collided outside Mumbai harbour, shipping activities have normalised to a large extent despite the threats from floating or submerged containers, maritime ... Read more...

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Oil pollution sighted in Thane after ship collision leak

August 14th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Oil pollution has been sighted in Maharashtra's Thane district and some areas along the coast in south Mumbai a week after two ships collided in Mumbai harbour, an ... Read more...

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Navy launches survey of Mumbai harbour shipping channel

August 11th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The Indian Navy's survey vessel, INS Yamuna, Wednesday conducted a survey of the entire shipping channel leading to and from the Bombay Port Trust and Jawaharlal Nehru Port ... Read more...

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Novel chemical system allows carbon mining from air

May 31st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have developed a novel chemical system that captures carbon from the air turning CO2 and salt solution into valuable products.Deane Little, CEO of New Sky Energy, says ... Read more...

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Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Recalls List Likely To Increase

March 16th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 16 (Pen Men at Work): It seems akin to a chemical rather than a food component. Until this week, most customers had, in all probability, not at all paid attention to ... Read more...

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Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein(HVP)Maybe Largest Food Recall Ever

March 16th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FDA had released a new food recall, that could very possibly turn into the largest food recall in North America, authorities say. The list of foods ... Read more...

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Researchers boost biofuel production from rice straw

June 4th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers at Beijing University of Chemical Technology have developed a new method that dramatically increases the yield of a clean biogas fuel from rice straw.Rice straw, ... Read more...

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Engineering students trying to create biodiesel out of household cooking oils

April 27th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Engineering students at Rowan University (Glassboro, N.J.) are looking at prospects of creating biodiesel out of various household cooking oils.Dr. Stephanie Farrell, associate professor of chemical engineering ... Read more...

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