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Trace elements in toenails show up cancer risk


December 20th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Trace elements present in the toe nail can actually tell whether one is likely to suffer from cancer or not, reveals a study. Researchers from National ... Read more...

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Novel device filters heavy metals from water


December 18th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Lakes and water bodies contaminated with heavy metals could become a thing of the past -- thanks to a novel device that filters their traces from ... Read more...

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50-mn-yr-old reptile skin holds building blocks of life


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): The organic compounds still present in the sample of a 50-million-year-old reptile from Utah, U.S., has been mapped for the first time - thanks to the efforts by ... Read more...

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First harmful algal bloom species genome sequenced


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A team of researchers including U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI) scientists led by Igor Grigoriev has successfully completed and annotated the first genome ... Read more...

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Chemical remains of 150-mn-year-old ‘dino-bird’ isolated


May 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A 150-million-year-old 'dino-bird' fossil, long thought to contain nothing but fossilised bone and rock, has been hiding remnants of the animal's original chemistry, according to a new research. The ... Read more...

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Exposure to low doses of radiation may cure ailments


June 20th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Exposure to low doses of radiation can actually cure a wide variety of ailments, suggests a University of Missouri scientist.It is well known that exposure to ... Read more...

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