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Study finds temperature-sensing role in eyes’ light-sensing receptor


March 11th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that a light-sensing receptor that's packed inside the eye's photoreceptor cells is also critical for sensing temperature."For decades, this well-known molecule - one ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How scientists identified anthrax used in bioterrorism


March 9th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) It took nearly a decade before researchers were allowed to talk about their work identifying the anthrax strain used in the 2001 deadly letter attacks. University ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Breath test to tell when the fat starts to burn off


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) A breathalyser to reveal how much fat you burn off at the gym is being developed by scientists. Exercise machines currently estimate when people enter the "fat ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, a breath test that tells you when fat starts to burn off in gym


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): British scientists have developed a breathalyser that tells how much fat you are burning off at the gym.The device is being built to pinpoint the moment when a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

AIDS immunity is all in the proteins!


December 27th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): It is the proteins which help some HIV infected people not end up having AIDS, a new study has suggested.A large-scale genetic analysis has suggested that tiny changes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British fertility device as effective as IVF


October 18th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A British fertility device is as effective as the more expensive in vitro fertilisation (IVF) for couples struggling to conceive as it measures the tiny changes in body ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Giant meteorites may have slammed Earth 1,500 years ago


February 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A scientist has found evidence which indicates that pieces of a giant asteroid or comet that broke apart over Earth may have crashed off Australia about 1,500 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists listen to rocks to better understand damage caused by quakes


August 18th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): Scientists are using a technique called "ambient noise correlation," to observe significant changes in the behavior of parts of Earth's crust that were disturbed by three major earthquakes.University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robotic technology can improve stroke rehabilitation


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Using a novel, hand-operated robotic device along with functional MRI (fMRI), scientists have found that chronic stroke patients can be rehabilitated, says a new study.This is the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mantis shrimp can see a world invisible to all others


May 14th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Shrimp sure are weird yet delightful creatures, for according to a new research, a species of the decapod crustaceans can see a world invisible to all other ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Boxing possibly less dangerous for brain


March 30th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 30 (IANS) Boxing is possibly less dangerous for the brain than previously feared - at least for amateurs, according to a new study. The study by University of Heidelberg ... Read more...

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Boxing may be less dangerous for the brain than previously thought


March 29th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Heidelberg Medical Center say that boxing is perhaps less dangerous for the brain than previously thought, particularly for amateurs.The researchers say ... Read more...

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