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Bugs help make eco-friendly detergents


March 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 11 (IANS) Environmentally conscious detergent manufacturers are turning from crude oil to plant oils, sugar and bugs to develop green products. Researchers are involving bugs and fungi to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Breast-feeding babies staves off asthma risk


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Breast-feeding a baby for six months post birth can stave off their risk of developing asthma-related symptoms in early childhood, says a scientific study.The study looked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Study Says Babies Need More Than Just Breast Milk


January 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A team of experts recently announced that feeding only breast milk to babies is not sufficient to ensure that they have a healthy diet. The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Babies Need More Than Breast Milk, Study Reveals


January 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers recently came up with a new view in sharp contrast to the existing guidelines when they said that feeding only breast milk to babies for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Toddlers learn faster if exposed to diverse objects


December 7th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A University of Iowa study has suggested that 18-month-olds who played with diversely shaped objects are likely to learn new words twice as fast as those who played ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fragranced products emit unlisted ‘toxic’ chemicals, shows study


October 31st, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has shown that widely used fragranced products - including those that claim to be "green" - give off many chemicals that are not listed on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Overprotective parents put their kids at higher risk of food allergies


October 4th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 4 (ANI): Over protective parents, who are scared of childhood food allergies, and hence delay the introduction of troublesome foods, could be unwittingly raising their child's risk.A Melbourne-based study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours


September 6th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.The chemical composition of pigments ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aniston flaunts toned body in mineral water ad


May 20th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston shows off her toned abdominal muscles in a series of mineral water ads. In the ad, the 41-year-old is seen in a skimpy work-out gear, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jennifer Aniston shows off her fit body in an advertisement for ‘Smart Water’


May 19th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is sizzling in a new advertisement for ‘Smart Water’. She shows off her rippled tummy in the ad, and she says in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jennifer Aniston denies ‘baby food’ diet and says that she is eating ’solid food’


May 16th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Aniston has thoroughly rubbished all the reports, which had claimed that she was on a ‘baby food diet’. On the contrary, she said that she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aniston laughs off baby food diet rumours


May 14th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston is amused at reports that she consumes baby food to stay thin, insisting she has "been on solids for about 40 years".Recent reports suggested that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’m not on baby food diet: Aniston


May 14th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston denies being on a baby food diet to stay fit, saying she has "been on solids for about 40 years now". "I've been asked lately, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plant roots ‘can purify dirty water’


May 6th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A group of horticulturists claim to have discovered that plant roots can, to a limited degree, purify dirty washing machine water.According to the Penn State horticulturists, plant roots ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

50 percent of plume shooting out of geysers on Enceladus could be ice


December 21st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 21 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has revealed that as much as 50 percent of the plume shooting out of geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus could be ice.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to make ice melt at -180 degree Celsius


July 27th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): A team of scientists has determined that ice can be melted at -180 degree Celsius if the ice crystals contain just 48 water molecules.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poisonous arsenic getting into groundwater, thanks to bacteria


March 26th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) Scientists have found out why groundwater in large parts of eastern India and other Asian countries is poisoned by arsenic. The arsenic is being converted by a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mystery of arsenic-poisoning crisis in Asia solved


March 26th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Scientists have solved the mystery of arsenic-poisoning crisis in Asia, by discovering how arsenic enters the groundwater below the Himalayas.Thousands of people in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Myanmar and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Deepika is showstopper for two designers at WIFW (With Images)


March 22nd, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone sashayed down the ramp for top designers Rana Gill and Rina Dhaka at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) here. The theme ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ex real-life Lara Croft still breastfeeds her 2-year-old toddler


March 7th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 7 (ANI): Brit model and former real-life Lara Croft, Tomb Raider, Nell McAndrew, has revealed that she will defy the dirty looks she gets and continue to breastfeed her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Waste coffee grounds can offer new source of biodiesel fuel


December 11th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Researchers in Nevada, US, are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering cars and trucks. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gazza living on soup


October 15th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.15 (ANI): Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne is living on a bizarre diet of soup, booze and cigarettes. Though Gazza, 41, has told his family his drinking is under control, they ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wanted: Urine donors for NASAs space lavatory


July 17th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 17 (ANI): This may sound bizarre, but NASA has called for donations of urine so it can create the perfect space lavatory, and now that the news has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Texas University unveils world’s most powerful laser


April 8th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 8 (IANS) The world's most powerful laser, more dazzling than sunlight on the sun's surface, has been unveiled. Its output is 2,000 times the combined energy generated by all ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aavin’s toned milk to cost more


March 7th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) The state government has decided to increase the price of Tamil Nadu Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation's (Aavin) toned milk by Rs.2 per litre from Monday. Consequently, the selling ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Computer simulation reveals how quasi-crystals form


March 7th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
London, March 7 (ANI): Using a computer simulation, scientists at the University of Michigan have cast some light on how quasi-crystals form.Unlike ordinary crystals, quasi-crystals are solids whose atoms are not arranged ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Interstellar space may be scattered with tiny whiskers of carbon


February 29th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): Scientists at the Carnegie Institution, US, have discovered that interstellar space may be strewn with tiny whiskers of carbon, dimming the light of far-away objects, which may have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meet the Brit teen who can only eat Tic Tacs


February 10th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Natalie Cooper can savour all things except good, scrumptious food, for all she can eat is Tic Tacs.The 17-year-old suffers from a mystery illness which means that she ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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