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Ritu to lead India in Champions Challenge 1


September 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the Indian team in the Women's Electric Ireland Hockey Champions Challenge 1 Dublin from Sep 29 to Oct 7 at the ... Read more...

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Washing machines contaminate seas with plastic bits


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Washing machines are polluting seas with polyester and acrylic bits, smaller than a pinhead. Mark Anthony Browne from the University College Dublin School of Biology and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Washing machines polluting sea shores


October 21st, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Washing machines are becoming a major source of harmful microplastic pollution - bits of polyester and acrylic smaller than a pinhead - which is littering sea ... Read more...

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T-Rex’s gigantic cousin located in China


April 1st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) A new dinosaur has been identified from fossils dug up in China and has been nicknamed "T-Rex's cousin". The dinosaur has been officially named "Zhuchengtyrannus Magnus" ... Read more...

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Scientists identify long lost cousin of T. rex in China


April 1st, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new species of gigantic theropod dinosaur, said to be a close relative of T. rex, from fossil skull and jawbones discovered in China.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Solar-powered device reliable tool to measure blood pressure: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Scientists have developed a reliable solar powered blood pressure monitoring device, which may help in reducing cardiovascular disease by providing affordable testing in low income countries.The automated device ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One third of young people suffer from high BP


July 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) More than a third of young people suffer from high blood pressure, thanks to bad diet and binge drinking, according to a survey released Friday. A worrying 35 percent ... Read more...

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Toothless, giant flying reptile species found in Sahara


May 29th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered the fossil of a new species of a giant flying reptile in the Sahara desert.However, it seems the 95-million-year-old pterosaur was not too fond ... Read more...

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95-million-year-old pterosaur fossil found in Morocco


May 27th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new type of pterosaur (giant flying reptile or pterodactyl) that existed about 95 million years ago.With the help of ancient fossils unearthed in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Human Lego’ paves way for artificial organs


May 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Hope to build artificial organs for human implantation has been boosted with the creation of Lego-like blocks made of human cells.Javier Fernandez and Ali Khademhosseini at the Massachusetts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First Birds Were Poor fliers


May 17th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Investigators have come about with the fact that the earliest birds were poor fliers. They did not have feathers tough enough to take to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Take stairs to stay fit


April 18th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, April 15 (ANI): Climbing stairs can help you stay fit, say researchers in Ireland.They came to the conclusion after analyzing benefits of climbing stairs once or twice over the course of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking ban works, says study


April 14th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A study has found that in countries and states that have introduced policies that restrict smoking in public, people are being exposed less to second-hand smoke.And a reduction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists identify color of dinosaur feathers for first time


January 28th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have identified the colour of some feathers on dinosaurs and early birds for the first time.The research found that the theropod dinosaur Sinosauropteryx ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sea emerges as new source of superfoods


December 24th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Foods that can fight obesity or cut down cardiac risks and chocolate that soothes are among a slew of superfoods sourced from the sea, its animals and plants. ... Read more...

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Victims of workplace bullies can suffer severe sleep problems


September 1st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Westchester, September 1 (ANI): Exposure to workplace bullying is associated with increased sleep disturbances, according to a new study.A study in the Sept.1 issue of the journal 'Sleep' claims association between observed ... Read more...

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15 percent pre-schoolers depressed: Study


August 29th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) Almost 15 percent of pre-school students are beset with high levels of depression and anxiety, according to a new study. The investigation, which was carried out over a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nerve cells naturally protect themselves against HIV


July 29th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A new study has shown that nerve cells can naturally protect themselves against HIV infection.The natural resistance to HIV is triggered by a protein called FEZ-1, which is ... Read more...

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Dinos ‘evolved wings to attract mates’


April 5th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Dinosaurs may have evolved wings as a way of attracting the opposite sex, say biologists.According to research from University of Manchester, the ability to fly was part of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secret to playing golf - lack of concentration


April 4th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Want to be good at golf? Well, try not to concentrate too much on the game, suggests a new study.Researchers have found that the secret to a good ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fish oils can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cows


March 30th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): In a new study, researchers from University College Dublin have achieved a reduction in the amount of methane released by cattle, by including 2 percent fish oil in ... Read more...

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Patients on anti-retroviral drugs have higher heart attack risk


February 14th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) New research has found why why some HIV patients taking anti-retroviral drugs run increased risk of heart attacks.An international study in 2008 identified a higher than expected incidence ... Read more...

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Inner workings of photosynthesis revealed by new laser technique


February 9th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): In a research, a powerful new laser technique has helped to reveal the inner workings of photosynthesis, or how the Suns energy moves inside plants, for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New laser technique reveals actual photosynthesis, frame by frame


February 7th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Researchers have clicked for the first time, images showing how the sun's energy moves inside plants - a practical demonstration of photo-synthesis, the most efficient solar energy process ... Read more...

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Scientists seek warning systems that accurately estimate a quakes magnitude


January 31st, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Scientists are seeking to create reliable early warning systems that accurately estimate the magnitude of an earthquake within the first seconds of rupture, as current systems underestimate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stethoscope that detects hidden heart problems on the anvil


January 8th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Irish researchers are developing a stethoscope that is capable enough to detect hidden heart problems, and lead to rapid diagnosis of coronary artery disease.Dr Scott Rickard, from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fossil hunters discover two new dino species in Sahara desert


December 17th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): An expedition to the Sahara desert has found the fossilized remains of what are thought to be two new species of dinosaurs.According to a report in The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Existence of faint gamma-ray bursts confirmed


October 14th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 14 (ANI): ESAs (European Space Agencys) Integral gamma-ray observatory has observed several low-luminosity gamma-ray bursts, confirming the existence of an entire population of weaker bursts hardly noticed so far.When ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Plastic-eating bugs can save billions of waste bottles from landfill


September 20th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Scientists at University College Dublin, Ireland have discovered that pseudomonas bacteria can convert the low-grade PET plastic used in drinks bottles into a more valuable and biodegradable ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sugar molecules may help catch cancer early


July 10th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A research team from the NIBRT Dublin-Oxford Glycobiology Laboratory at University College Dublin has come up with a system that may pinpoint potential biomarkers of early forms ... Read more...

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Why women find doctors so irresistible


November 14th, 2007 - 2:56 am ICT by admin
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