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‘Iodine deficiency leaves third of world population at risk’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Iodine deficiency leaves one third of the world's population exposed to adverse health conditions that can cause everything from mild learning difficulties to severe retardation, cretinism ... Read more...

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Sea salt no healthier than table salt


November 17th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Sea salt, which can be 19 times as expensive as its humbler cousin table salt, is no healthier because both kinds are overwhelmingly sodium chloride and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Battery that uses freshwater, seawater to generate electricity developed


April 21st, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Stanford researchers have developed a battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between freshwater and seawater to produce electricity.Anywhere freshwater enters the sea, such as river ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nine days of fasting ends with Ram Navami festival


April 12th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) With prayers and rituals, Indians Tuesday celebrated the festival of Ram Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Ram, a day that also marked an end ... Read more...

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Battery that makes electricity from water developed


March 30th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): A battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between freshwater and seawater to produce electricity has been developed by Stanford researchers.Anywhere freshwater enters the sea, such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How our taste buds know that sugar is sweet


March 8th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research has attempted to find out how taste cells detect sugars.The study by Monell Center and collaborators could lead to development of strategies to limit over-consumption."Detecting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi celebrates Ram Navami


March 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Delhiites Wednesday celebrated Ram Navami, the birth of Lord Rama, with ritualistic fasting and special prayers at noon when the Hindu god is believed to have been ... Read more...

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Scientists sniff sea salt smell nearly 900 miles away from any ocean


March 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11(ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the process by which the smell of sea salt is created can occur in the atmosphere nearly 900 miles away from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, disposable batteries made from salt and paper


October 19th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): A piece of wet, salty paper can make a battery that could actually hold up to one volt of electricity, say researchers.Swedish scientists hope that the new disposable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Glutamate exclusively activates a receptor on tongue


October 10th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Human tongue has a receptor that is exclusively activated by glutamate- a non-essential amino acid traditionally used to enhance the taste of many fermented or ripe foods, such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists suggest new animal model to test carcinogen risk


June 19th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Researchers at Oregon State University have suggested a new and improved method to test carcinogen risk.They said that trout can be a superior animal model than laboratory rats, ... Read more...

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Scientists develop novel way to fight MRSA


March 26th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have developed new agents to fight MRSA and other so-called hospital superbugs that are resistant to antibiotics.The fluids are a class of ... Read more...

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Salt is ”nature’’s antidepressant”


March 11th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Forget doling out loads of cash on therapists fee or anti-depressants pills a new study has found that salt can put people in a better mood.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mentos and Diet Cokes explosive reaction mystery unravelled


June 13th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 13 (ANI): Students at Appalachian State University have finally solved the scientific mystery behind the explosive reaction produced by adding Mentos to Diet Coke.Through a series of experiments, ... Read more...

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