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Dental facelift can make you look 10 years younger


December 13th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Dubbed the 'Dental Facelift', a pioneering non-­surgical technique not only gives you a perfect set of teeth, but also restructures the face to make you look 10 years ... Read more...

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‘Dental Facelift’ promises to make you look up to 10 years younger!


December 13th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A pioneering new non-surgical technique, which promises to not only give you a perfect set of teeth, but also restructure the face to make it look up to ... Read more...

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Shallow reservoirs of liquid water may have been common on Mars


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Shallow groundwater reservoirs may have been common on Mars, says a new study.An international research team led by the Planetary Science Institute studied collapsed terrains that occur within ... Read more...

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Serena Williams ‘out to save the traditional polish mani-pedi’


October 20th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 20 (ANI): Serena Williams has always dreamt of opening a chain of nail salons, and now she is one step closer to achieving it.The Grand Slam champ announced ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists unlock secret behind Mona Lisa’s mystic smile


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 23 (ANI): For years and years, Mona Lisa's mysterious smile has baffled experts. But not any more.Leonardo Da Vinci was a genius in many ways, and his technique of ... Read more...

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Secret of Mona Lisa smile revealed


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) The famous smile of Mona Lisa, the magnum opus of Leonardo da Vinci, is no more a secret as scientists have decoded the technique how the Renaisance-era ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

1600 years old Mayan King’s tomb discovered in Guatemala


July 20th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Guatemala City, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The royal tomb of an ancient Mayan king has been discovered by the archaeologists in Guatemala. The tomb is characterized with lots of carvings, ceramics ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists crack some secrets of Mona Lisa


July 18th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers say they have discovered some new secrets of the famous Mona Lisa paintings. The scientists say they studied seven of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings in ... Read more...

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1600-year-old Mayan King’s tomb discovered in Guatemala


July 17th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a tomb of an ancient Mayan king in Guatemala, filled with materials that have been preserved for approximately 1,600 years.Brown University's Stephen Houston and ... Read more...

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Scientists find key to Da Vinci’s lively paintings


July 16th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) How did Leonardo Da Vinci manage to paint such perfect faces? For the first time, a quantitative chemical analysis done on seven paintings from the Louvre Museum of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why Leonardo Da Vinci’s faces were so perfect


July 16th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Scientists may have unlocked the mystery behind Leonardo Da Vinci's perfect faces, like the Mona Lisa.Philippe Walter, of the Laboratoire du Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microbes from Earth likely to contaminate Mars


April 28th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Bacteria common to spacecraft sent from the Earth may be able to survive the harsh environs of Mars, long enough to contaminate it with terrestrial life, research says. ... Read more...

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Earth bacteria may contaminate Martian environs


April 28th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Scientists are expressing fears that some bacteria common to spacecrafts may even survive on Mars and contaminate the Red Planet's environment.The search for life on Mars remains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electric control of aligned “spins” may improve computer memory


January 20th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): Scientists are using electric fields to manipulate the property of electrons known as "spin" to store data permanently, which could not only improve random access memory (RAM) in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

KGB files reveal Chelsea owner Abramovich’s tragic family secrets


December 20th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Chelsea's owner Roman Abramovich has named his newborn son Aaron Alexander. And the tragic secret behind the name of billionaire's sixth child was so far hidden in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paper-based batteries made from algae to power electronics in future


November 29th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 29 (ANI): Reports indicate that scientists are working towards developing paper-based batteries made from algae to power electronics in the future.According to a report in Live Science, scientists worldwide are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers working on plastic from banana plants


October 10th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Researchers are pioneering a new technique for the use of banana plants in the production of plastic products. The Polymer Processing Research Centre (PPRC) at Queen's University, Ireland, is ... Read more...

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Scientists use nanomaterials to grow ‘flying carpets’ and ‘nano kites’


July 30th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Scientists at Rice University are using nanomaterials to grow 'flying carpets' and 'nano kites'.Led by Rice University chemist Bob Hauge, the team describes a method for making "odako," ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now ‘bacterial’ microbots to help find cures


April 20th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Researchers have created the first ever microbots that look like real bacteria and can carry medicines to predetermined targets in the body, remove plaque deposits in the arteries ... Read more...

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Some coral colonies can live for more than 4000 years


March 24th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): A new study has discovered that some coral colonies can live for more than 4000 years, as old as the pyramids, smashing the previous lifespan estimates of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

With new material, invisibility cloaks near reality


March 14th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Researchers have created a light-bending material that could be the key to high-powered optics, ultra-efficient solar cells and even invisibility cloaks, a la Harry Potter's indispensable tool. Nanophotonics scientist ... Read more...

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Invisibility cloak to soon become a reality


March 14th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Scientists have created a metamaterial that could lead to the development of a cloaking device that makes a person invisible, among other applications.Developed by Naomi Halas and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1,000 yr old supernova may be recorded in Antarctic ice


March 4th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): In an analysis of the nitrate content of an ice core drilled at Dome Fuji station in Antarctica, scientists have found what may be chemical traces of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists unravel secrets of mother of pearl


December 22nd, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) The inner lining of the shells of mother of pearl known as nacre and certain other molluscs is renowned for an amazing strength and toughness that has been ... Read more...

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Mars may have hosted water as recently as 2 billion years ago


October 29th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): NASA''s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has observed a new category of minerals on Mars, which suggests that the Red Planet may have hosted liquid water on its surface ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Prehistoric cave paintings took up to 20,000 years for completion


October 5th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): A research led by scientists at Bristol University has revealed that prehistoric cave paintings took up to 20,000 years to complete.Till date, it has been extremely ... Read more...

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New evidence indicates that it once used to rain on Mars


September 25th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, September 25 (ANI): Scientists have presented evidence that lake deposits once formed inside impact craters on Mars, which may have been fed by short-lived rivers that were, in turn, fed ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Baking makes implants as real as natural bones


July 9th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Experts at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Applied Materials Research say that they have developed a simulation program that may make it easy to produce ... Read more...

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Scientists develop ‘impossible technique to study superconductors


June 24th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): A group of researchers has developed a technique, which controls the number of electrons on the surface of high-temperature superconductors a procedure considered impossible for the past ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists create ultrathin polymer film


June 4th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers from University of Konstanz have developed a new method to produce an ultrathin polymer film, which could potentially be of great use for scientists and engineers.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists discover exotic quantum state of matter


April 25th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 25 (ANI): A team of scientists have discovered an exotic quantum state of matter, which could lead to advances in new kinds of fast quantum or spintronic computing devices, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Artificial skin that senses hot and cold being developed


March 10th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Mar 10 (ANI): Artificial skin made from thin layers of polymers and carbon nanotubes is being developed that could soon give patients and robots alike the sensation of hot, cold and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, a self-cleaning windscreen that will wipe out the wiper


March 2nd, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Had enough of the noisy windscreen wipers which leave unwiped bits around the edges of the screen in spite their best efforts? Take a breather, for a self-cleaning ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global production of solar cells went up by 50 percent in 2007


January 1st, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Scientists have said that the production of solar cells known as photovoltaics (PVs) jumped up to 3,800 megawatts worldwide, a total jump of 50 percent, in 2007.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Life may have originated inside mineral mica layers in ancient oceans (Re-issue)


December 6th, 2007 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): A new hypothesis by scientists has suggested that life may have originated inside layers of mineral mica in ancient oceans. Developed by Helen Hansma, a research scientist with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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