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Fat turns into flab 3 hours after big meal


May 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) An average person can virtually add two to three teaspoons of fat to his or her waistline in a matter of hours after eating. Fat from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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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In Paris joint, whaff flavours of your choice


January 27th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) A restaurant in Paris is offering flavours that you can inhale, instead of tasting them physically.The act of breathing in flavours is known as 'whaffing,' which is being ... Read more...

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‘74 percent of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been effectively dealt with’


August 4th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 4 (ANI): An US Government report has revealed that about 74 percent of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been effectively dealt with by capture, burning, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why water does not freeze in the clouds


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): By finding an experimental explanation of the phenomenon of supercooling, researchers have found why water does not freeze in the clouds.Supercooling is a state where liquids do not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5 last-ditch schemes to prevent global warming disaster


September 5th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 5 (ANI): A new study by the United Kingdom's Royal Society has outlined five last-ditch schemes needed to prevent a global warming disaster.According to National Geographic News, United Kingdom's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bursting bubble captured on camera


July 13th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): An awe-inspiring photograph of the exact moment when a bubble is burst has been captured with a slow-motion camera.The picture clicked by Richard Heeks, of Exeter, shows a ... Read more...

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Next gen space station firefighting tools designed to douse out fires in microgravity


April 6th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): US engineers are developing the next-generation of firefighting equipment specially designed to work in microgravity to douse out fires in space stations.According to a report in Discovery News, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Smart Dew” to safeguard homes against intruders


March 27th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Researchers at the Tel Aviv University have designed a network of tiny sensors as small as dewdrops called "Smart Dew", which can provide homes with effective protection against ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Droplet sized sensors form latest security tool


March 27th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) 'Smart Dew', a remarkable network of sensors as tiny as dewdrops, will lurk unseen as the latest security tool to foil the most determined intruder, from a thief ... Read more...

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UV light could reduce spread of TB


March 17th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Ultraviolet lights, combined with air mixing, could reduce airborne transmission of tuberculosis by about 70 percent, says a new study.The research, which explored the transmission of tuberculosis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New material would make methane gas more transportable


November 21st, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Chemists at the University of Liverpool have developed a material made out of a mixture of silica and water which can soak up large quantities of methane ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Unmanned sailing ships may become the new weapon in combating global warming


September 1st, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 1 (ANI): A fleet of 1,500 unmanned sailing ships may become the new weapon in the fight against global warming, by creating wakes that whiten clouds to reflect the ... Read more...

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Now, a tiny ‘electronic nose’ to detect toxic hazards


November 14th, 2007 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
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