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Moon dust could be toxic to humans

July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A layer of thick, ultrafine dust on lunar surface could prove toxic for humans, increasing the risk of various cancers, similar to breathing asbestos and volcanic ... Read more...

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Bath salts are a growing drug problem

January 24th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in the United States are scrambling to ban the sale of bath salts that are sold under several names.Authorities have identified that the chemical which ... Read more...

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Study: Bitter receptors in lungs may be a boon for asthma patients

October 26th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research by researchers from the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in Baltimore has revealed that the human lungs and airways also contain bitter receptors.The ... Read more...

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Finance Secretary defends withdrawal of stimulus package

February 27th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Commenting on the new Budget proposals, Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla said that the budget is pragmatic, balanced and realistic.He said, "The economy has been through difficult times ... Read more...

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Dope is more harmful for cricketers, says ICC expert

November 4th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Cricket and tennis thought to be the sports where performance-enhancing drugs would not work. The myth has been broken in tennis and cricket, too, has had its ... Read more...

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Scientists develop anti-microbial paint to kill superbugs

April 21st, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Scientists have developed the first broad-spectrum antimicrobial paint, that can simultaneously kill not just disease-causing bacteria but mould, fungi and viruses. Designed to both decorate and disinfect homes, ... Read more...

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Protein that may make more bone and reduce fat identified

July 2nd, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Researchers from Medical College of Georgia Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics have identified a protein that may make more bone and reduce fat.Lead researcher Dr. Xingming ... Read more...

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Short-term stress can impair memory and learning

March 12th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Leading a stress free life really is important, for researchers at the University of California, Irvine have found that short-term stress can affect memory and learning.Earlier research has ... Read more...

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Short-term stress can make us forgetful

March 12th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (IANS) Acute stress, even if lasting only a few hours, can affect our memory, according to a new study. Stress impairs communication to brain cells that have a role ... Read more...

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