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Harnessing deadly fumes to reverse heart disease?


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Scientists may have hit upon a unique method to open up clogged arteries and reverse heart disease -- using toxic chemicals in vehicle exhaust fumes for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Teen dead, 200 still in hospital after ‘colour’ poisoning


March 9th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy died and around 200 people, mostly children, continued to be in hospital following an allergic reaction from toxic colours on Holi, police here ... Read more...

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Hidden secrets of world-famous paintings revealed via science


June 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The hidden secrets of some of the world's most famous paintings have been revealed, and the credit for the feat goes to a partnership between EPSRC (Engineering and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Smart mud’ can become plastic of the future


January 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): Japanese scientists have designed a new type of mud from a mixture of water and clay that can also act as an alternative to plastic.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is our atmosphere an import from outer space?


December 11th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) The gases which make up the earth's atmosphere and probably its oceans are an import from outer space, says a new study. Scientists from the Universities of Manchester and ... Read more...

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Brain’s ‘alert status’ opens up new ways of treating coma: Study


September 15th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) An 'alert status' area in the brain potentially opens up new ways of treating insomnia, excessive sleepiness, reversible coma or loss of consciousness, says a new study. Hebrew University ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil brain area involved in ‘alert status’ control


September 15th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have gained fresh insights into how anaesthesia and anaesthesia-like states are controlled in the brain, opening the door to possible new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Foie gras may up Alzheimers risk, warns researcher


February 11th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): There is a chance that humans are increasing their risk of developing Alzheimers disease (AD) and Type II diabetes by eating certain meats, an American researcher has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British inventors ”tunable” glasses soon to be distributed in India


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A British scientist has designed a unique pair of glasses that can be adjust by a wearer without any opticians help, and one million pairs of which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Himalayan oregano may help eradicate MRSA superbug


November 25th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A natural oil from Himalayan oregano can help wipe out deadly hospital superbug MRSA, according to a new research.Boffins have discovered that the herb, commonly used in ... Read more...

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How light passes through tiny holes detailed for first time


May 11th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Scientists at the Delft University of Technology, in conjunction with two South Korean and one German research groups have succeeded in demonstrating how light passes through tiny ... Read more...

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Scientists develop nano vehicle out of single molecule


April 11th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
London, April 11 (ANI): Scientists in Barcelona have used nanotechnology to develop for the first time a micro vehicle made out of a single molecule, that traveled about 500 millionths of ... Read more...

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