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Dental plaques help decode ancient diets


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Tiny particles of plaque removed from the teeth of our great great grandfathers may help decode their dietary habits and preferences, says a study. G. Richard ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi air quality was worst in March: Study


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Dust in the Delhi skies in March brought the air quality down to the worst levels in the last one year and the increase ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s Laden injured (Movie Snippets)


February 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Actor Pradhuman Singh, who featured as Osama bin Laden's lookalike in Bollywood film "Tere Bin Laden", was injured recently while shooting an action sequence ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bacterial chats limit carbon absorption by sea


October 13th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Bacterial chats could significantly impact our climate by limiting the quantity of carbon dioxide absorbed by the seas from the air.Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Exposure to vehicle pollution causes brain damage in mice


April 8th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A study has found that mice, which are exposed to short-term vehicle pollution, show significant brain damage, including signs associated with memory loss and Alzheimer's disease.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanoparticles could offer relief from skin allergies


April 4th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) scientists have suggested that tiny particles, only billionths of a meter in diameter, could offer relief to people who are allergic to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanostructures lend cutting edge to antibiotics


April 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Arming antibiotic drugs with nanostructures would make them much more effective in targeting infected cells. These tiny particles would zoom in on infected cells but leave ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women’s breast riddled with metal by mistake


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers inadvertently left hundreds of tiny particles in the breasts of about thirty women who underwent breast cancer study. The particles were in a device used ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Scientists deliver Alzheimer’s drug directly into brain


March 21st, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Scientists have found a new way to deliver Alzheimer's drugs directly to the brain, potentially opening the way to a more effective treatment for sufferers. Efforts ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delivering drugs directly to brain may help Alzheimer’s sufferers


March 21st, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Oxford have developed a new way to deliver drugs directly to the brain, raising hopes that more effective treatments could be used to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New, ’smart’ solutions to drone out those annoying car noises


March 12th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): The droning of a car is just one of the annoying noises cars make but now 11 Fraunhofer Institutes have joined forces to create the 'Adaptronics Alliance,' making ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple blood test could provide early detection of emphysema


March 12th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College say that monitoring blood for tiny particles released by cells lining the lungs may help clinicians diagnose emphysema in its earliest stages.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 1,300 nanotech-related items in marts worldwide


March 11th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Over 1,300 manufacturer-identified, nanotechnology-enabled products have entered the commercial marketplace worldwide, according to the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN). The most recent update to the PEN's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nanoparticles help improve survival after blood loss


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have used tiny particles called nanoparticles to improve survival after life-threatening blood loss.The advance by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University could improve ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Quantum dots’ technology to make solar cells more efficient, cheaper


February 21st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Stanford researchers have developed a new technology that would increase the efficiency of solar cells three-fold and could lead to cheaper, more efficient solar panels.The researchers stated that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Magnetic pulses can burn cancer cells


December 6th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Cancer can be 'burned up' with a new technique that uses magnetic pulses to heat tumour cells until they die. Scientists have found they can surround cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cancer cells can be ‘burned up’ using magnetic pulses


December 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new technique known as hyperthermia therapy, which they hope will allow them to target cancer cells in the body and kill them without harming ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stretching and smashing fluids to understand the physics of flow


December 4th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers have used new methods to try to understand the flow properties of concentrated solutions of particles in fluids of everyday use products like toothpaste and cosmetics.Dr Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiny particles in computers, shampoos ‘can adversely affect lungs’


November 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A new study by the University of Edinburgh has shown that tiny particles used in a range of everyday products from computers to shampoo can adversely affect the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Increased shipping likely to accelerate climate change as Arctic warms


October 26th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that as the ice-capped Arctic Ocean warms, ship traffic will increase at the top of the world.And if the sea ice continues to decline, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aircraft cabin air ‘no more harmful than office air’


October 6th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that an aircraft cabin is no more of a health threat to passengers than sitting in an office.According to the research by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, an iPhone app that can measure pollutants in air


September 21st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): A new smartphone application can now allow users to keep a tab on the air quality and see the level of pollutants around them.University of Southern California computer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carbon nanotubes twice as strong as once believed


September 16th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Scientists have reported that carbon nanotubes - those tiny particles poised to revolutionize electronics, medicine, and other areas - are much bigger in the strength department than anyone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists edge closer to Star Trek’s teleporting beam


September 9th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The catch-phrase "Beam me up, Scotty" of the iconic "Star Trek" serial could be close to reality with scientists successfully teleporting objects from one place to another with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Satellite data uncover seasonal pollution changes over India


September 9th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Using satellite data of almost 10 years, University of Illinois atmospheric scientists have documented some surprising trends in aerosol pollution concentration, distribution and composition over the Indian subcontinent. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sweat, breath damaging Sistine Chapel’s frescoes


September 4th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) The sweat and breath of over 4 million tourists who gape at the exquisite frescoes at the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City are damaging the Renaissance period ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How does microdermabrasion work?


August 27th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Microdermabrasion is a procedure that is used to remove the outermost layer of the skin. It is also used to remove dead skin from the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nanoparticles in English ivy ‘key to making sunscreen safer, more effective’


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Inspired by English ivy's amazing clinging power, a researcher has discovered that the tiny particles secreted from ivy rootlets could hold the key to making sunscreen safer and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanoparticles used to shrink tumors in mice


July 10th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that that mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs), tiny particles with thousands of pores, can store and deliver chemotherapeutic drugs in vivo and effectively suppress tumors in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: Banana smoothies enriched with nano-sized minerals


June 11th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A simple banana smoothie, enriched with nano-sized minerals could soon make billions of people in developing countries healthier.Scientists from Switzerland have designed new iron and zinc nanoparticles that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now a new tool for diagnostics, crime-scene forensics


June 8th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Researchers have developed a potential new tool for medical diagnostics, testing food and water for contamination and crime-scene forensics. The technique uses a combination of light and electric fields ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Interfering genes protect monkeys from lethal Ebola virus post-exposure


May 30th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): By using tiny particles of genetic material to interfere in the replication process of the deadly Ebola virus, scientists have successfully prevented monkeys exposed to that virus from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists conduct ‘post-mortem of comet’ to find origins of solar system


May 29th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Leicester University researchers are putting extraterrestrial material from the Comet Wild 2 under the microscope to find the origins of our Solar System.By developing micro manipulation techniques, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

FDA Says J&J Knew of Problems With Motrin for 2 Years


May 28th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report by the Associated Press it was brought to the attention of the world that Johnson and Johnson knew of issues with Motrin as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Tough task for Delhi to clean air before CWG’


May 10th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) All is not well on the pollution front ahead of the upcoming Commonwealth Games. An air quality assessment in the national capital released Monday found that pollution ... Read more...

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