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Scientists discover method to flag drugs in baby food


May 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) Spanish researchers have developed a fast and precise method to flag tiny amounts of drugs present in milk powder and meat-based baby food. Antibiotics, such as ... Read more...

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Water floating on oil can clean oil spills


April 5th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon a discovery that challenges conventional wisdom -- water can sometimes float on oil, offering a potential solution to cleaning up of oil ... Read more...

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Extra selenium can spur type-2 diabetes risk


March 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Scientists have sounded warning bells over high consumption of supplements of selenium, a mineral found in soil and foods, as it can spur increased type-2 ... Read more...

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Tiny alcohol amounts double worm’s life


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Tiny portions of ethanol, the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, can more than double the lifespan of a tiny worm known as C elegans.The ... Read more...

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Scientists isolate protein that sculpts memory


September 29th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Altering tiny amounts of a protein in specific parts of the brains of mammals can profoundly affect learning and memory, says a new study. The protein, ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift suffers wardrobe malfunction


August 17th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift was left embarrased when she suffered a wardrobe malfunction during a concert.While performing "You Belong With Me," the 21-year-old Grammy winner's blue ... Read more...

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“Nutcracker Man” dined on grasses, not nuts one million years ago!


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): According to a new study, Paranthropus boisei, an ancient human relative that was nicknamed "Nutcracker Man" because of its powerful jaws and large, flat teeth ate grass and ... Read more...

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I don’t feel comfortable taking my clothes off: Taylor Swift


April 13th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Unlike a lot of her contemporaries, Taylor Swift has said that she would not pose nude for photo shoots because that isn't how she would dress in her ... Read more...

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No stripping for Taylor Swift


April 12th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Singer-actress Taylor Swift insists she has no intention of shedding her clothes to sell her records because she doesn't feel comfortable doing so."I like wearing pretty ... Read more...

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Traces of Japanese radiation detected in Cleveland


March 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A researcher has detected tiny amounts of Iodine 131 from Japan in rainwater collected from the roof of a campus building in Cleveland.Gerald Matisoff, professor of geology at ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan detected in US city


March 29th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Tiny amounts of an isotope, Iodine 131, from Japan have been detected in rainwater samples collected from the roof of a campus building in Cleveland, US. ... Read more...

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Brit toddler takes cheesy route to beat rare disease


December 29th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A cheesy snack has helped a British toddler, who was told he could never eat normally, to beat a rare congenital disease.Hugo Smith, 2, from Bridlington, East Yorkshire, ... Read more...

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Finally, a ‘fountain of youth’ drug?


December 16th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) A ‘fountain of youth' drug which could help people stay fit and healthy long into old age has been unveiled by doctors. In tests, tiny amounts of the ... Read more...

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Wood And Metal In Rolaids Activates The Recall Of Its 13 Million Packages


December 10th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): McNeil Consumer Healthcare (MCH), which is a division under the famous pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson (J&J), has asserted that it is going to recall ... Read more...

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Snot affects out sense of smell: Study


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study in mice has found out that enzymes in nasal mucus change certain scents well before the nose can detect them.This might explain why a ... Read more...

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‘X-ray vision’ laser camera shoots ‘invisible objects’ around corners


November 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): US scientists have developed a laser camera that can take photos around corners.The prototype uses an ultra-short high-intensity burst of laser light to construct a basic image of ... Read more...

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First clinical trial of gene therapy offers muscular dystrophy clues


October 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): A clinical trial for gene therapy to replace the genetic defect causing the most common form of muscular dystrophy has revealed that some patients mount an immune response ... Read more...

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Troopers Of Wyoming Scrutinize Human Ashes During A Traffic Stop


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 3, 2010 (Just Flashed): The troopers associated with the Wyoming Highway Patrol had recently unearthed chalky matter in a zip-close bag at some stage in a traffic stop. The troopers ... Read more...

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Radioactive fish found in Connecticut River


June 1st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The report of leakage of tritium and other radioactive substance into the Connecticut River by the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant which came earlier ... Read more...

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Radioactive Fish Found Near Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant


June 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Montpelier, June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Connecticut River fish was tested positive for radioactive Strontium-90 which had all tracks leading straight towards the nuclear plant of Vermont Yankee. Reportedly, the ... Read more...

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Mouth fluid may lead to non-invasive test for gum disease


May 27th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Gum diseases are the primary cause of tooth loss in adults, but now scientists have found a little-known mouth fluid that may allow them to develop an early, ... Read more...

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Silver and gold nanowires to improve touch screens


May 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Silver and gold nanowires can improve touch screen flexibility and durability, say scientists from Stanford University.Rather than the protective glass that shatters when dropped, wires can be ... Read more...

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Proteins in unroasted coffee beans pave way for new insecticides


May 21st, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists in Brazil have found that unroasted coffee beans contain proteins that can kill insects, a finding that may lead to new insecticides for protecting food crops.The ... Read more...

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Pot On The Cards For Mothers’ Day?


May 9th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This mothers' day seems to be grabbed by a lot of people as a good opportunity to cash in on to. Not only the card makers ... Read more...

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Soon, a chemical and biological “sniffer” with unprecedented sensitivity


February 13th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A team of scientists is developing a chemical and biological sensor that approaches the theoretical limit, which means it would have unprecedented sensitivity.The sensor is being developed by ... Read more...

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Jab of sterile water eases birthing pain


February 6th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 6 (ANI): Forget drugs, injections of tiny amounts of water into the lower back can help ease birthing pain.Reynieze Petersen Leota, 17, who delivered her first baby at the Mater ... Read more...

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Physicists shed new light on nature’s weirdest particles


December 16th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): Physicists at Queen Mary's Particle Physics Research Centre, University of London, have shed new light on neutrinos, which are considered nature's weirdest particles.According to Physicist Dr Francesca Di ... Read more...

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Gastric band helped Brit mum lose 16st and gain 7lb bundle of joy


November 29th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): When Lisa Rea had a gastric band fitted to lose weight, doctors warned that she would never have a brother or sister for little daughter Katie. But she ... Read more...

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New concept may enhance Earth-Mars communication


October 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 17 (ANI): An ESA (European Space Agency) engineer, working with engineers in the UK, may have found a new concept that may enhance Earth-Mars communication.The European researchers studied a possible ... Read more...

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New satellites can overcome glitch in Earth-Mars communication


October 17th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) The sun can block direct communication between Earth and Mars for weeks at a time, cutting off any potential mission to the red planet. The solution - satellites ... Read more...

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Climate swings in northern hemisphere linked with changes in tropics


September 26th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found evidence that climate swings in the northern hemisphere over the past 12,000 years have been tightly linked to changes in the ... Read more...

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Peruvian glacial retreats linked to European events of Little Ice Age about 150 to 350 years ago


September 25th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): A new study that reports precise ages for glacial moraines in southern Peru links climate swings in the tropics to those of Europe and North America during the ... Read more...

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Silver nanoparticles reveal brilliant dyes used in ancient microscopic artwork


August 17th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Scientists from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and elsewhere are treating microscopic artwork from as far back as ancient Egypt with silver nanoparticles to ... Read more...

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Herbs act as eco-friendly pesticides


August 17th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) Well-known herbs rosemary, thyme, clove and mint are now becoming killer weapons against pests as the industry tries to satisfy demands for fruits and vegetables produced in more ... Read more...

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‘Killer spices’ provide eco-friendly pesticides for organic fruits and vegetables


August 17th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that spices like rosemary, thyme, clove, and mint can provide eco-friendly pesticides for organic fruits and vegetables.As the industry tries to ... Read more...

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