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Cutting edge microscopy tracks cellular traffic


September 18th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Researchers can now observe and track masses of cellular movement under 3D microscopy, potentially speeding up drug discovery and monitoring rogue microbes.Researchers from the University of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran to manufacture passenger planes


August 6th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran will manufacture passenger planes, as the country requires 600 such planes in about a decade, an Iranian official has said.According to President of Tehran's Amir ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Most Chinese wary about what they eat: Study


May 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) Most Chinese are wary about what they eat because of the frequent exposure of contaminated food products, according to a study.A poll shows most people have ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Protect skin with sunscreen, but use lightly


May 20th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It's good to apply sunscreen before you step out of home in the scorching sun. But don't use it too frequently or in large dabs, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Haryana university to generate own power


April 28th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) To meet its requirement of electricity for laboratories and class rooms and ensure uninterrupted supply, a university in Haryana plans to generate 500 KW electricity through ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

LSD lowers relapse among alcoholics


March 9th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 9 (IANS) A single dose of psychedelic drug LSD helped heavy alcoholics cope with the after-effects while lowering the possibility of a relapse, according to several studies.The results ... Read more...

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Chinese college launches morality bank


March 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Students of a Chinese college can now open their accounts at a "morality bank" and earn virtual "coins" for doing good work. The initiative aims to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Something fishy happening on Norway beach


January 4th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Experts in Norway have been left baffled since finding thousands of fish, weighing about 20 tonnes, lying on a beach.Experts were stunned after so many dead ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan needs technology-based business: PM


December 30th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan needs technology-based business that fetch higher returns, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani Thursday made the remark while meeting students from National University of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kashmir woman’s death: Family alleges domestic violence


December 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) The family of a woman found dead mysteriously at her in-law's house last month and civil society members staged another silent protest here Thursday, seeking ... Read more...

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Wipro leading IT service provider in Saudi Arabia


December 5th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) Global software major Wipro has emerged as a leading IT service provider in Saudi Arabia with a commanding position in the kingdom, the IT bellwether said ... Read more...

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Iran to launch three new satellites


November 13th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 13 (IANS) Iran plans to launch three new domestically-manufactured satellites, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said.The satellites named Fajr (Dawn), Navid (Promise) and Tolou (Sunrise) will be launched ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trouble falling asleep signals heart attack risk


October 31st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) If you have trouble falling asleep, don't take it lightly -- you could be a candidate for a moderately higher risk of a heart attack. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Don’t just focus on politics: Gilani to media


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged the country's media to focus on educational and health issues instead of chasing politicians.Gilani Monday told the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gene tech can bolster global food supply


October 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Genetically-modified plants could bolster global food supply which is being challenged by rapid climatic changes and rising population levels.Over 90 percent of the total food supply ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Belly fat linked to development of asthma


September 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Belly fat, linked with diabetes and heart disease, could also have a bearing on the development of asthma, research in Norway shows.Previous studies have found a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian varsities slip in global ranking


September 6th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian universities have slipped in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global ranking with not even a single one making it to the top 200.The Indian ... Read more...

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Vedic rituals lower water, soil contamination: Scientists


June 9th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The initial findings of a scientific study carried out during the Vedic ritual in Kerala show that the ancient Sanskrit chants, rites and smoke from ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

How people judge quality of product by price if someone else buys it


April 20th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that people are more likely to judge the quality of a product by its price if someone else bought it.But when it come ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sudden heavy rain lashes village as Kerala’s fire ritual concludes


April 16th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 15 (IANS) About 200,000 people watched in utter astonishment as the starry night suddenly turned cloudy and a heavy downpour, accompanied by strong winds, drenched the "yagasala" ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Age-old Kerala fire ritual a natural purifier?


April 13th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 13 (IANS) The spotlight is on the confluence of science and the Vedas at the 4,000-year-old ritual of 'athirathram' - fire invocation - in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Parental monitoring ‘decreases alcohol-related problems in young adults’


March 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that those young adults whose parents monitor their social interactions may be less likely to display impulsive behavior traits and to have alcohol-related problems. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Future home will automatically raise heat when you are cold


March 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Scientists said a digital home lie ahead us in the near future that will adjust itself to meet your needs, provide new forms of surveillance and video communication, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mobile phones promote people’s power in Egypt, Libya


March 8th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Mobile phones are the best way of keeping democracy alive in repressive regimes, says a political scientist."In Egypt, Google's marketing manager would have never managed to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Only 29 per cent women are literate in Pakistan


January 31st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 31(ANI): Only 29 per cent of women in Pakistan can read and write, and the rest of the population of women is engaged in labour work and household jobs, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists closer to developing graphene spintronic devices


January 26th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Physicists from the City University of Hong Kong and the University of Science and Technology of China have taken a huge step toward the development of useful graphene ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Edible vaccine for malaria on way


December 31st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 31 (IANS) A spoonful of genetically modified starch could be a new malaria vaccine if a new strategy that seems to work in mice also performs well ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gender bender? Mermaid sculpture losing its curves


November 26th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 27 (IANS) A mermaid sculpture on a Kerala campus is losing its curves to accusations of vulgarity - and that too levelled by a women's group. Never mind if it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, ‘vacuum cleaner’ that sucks up oil slicks


November 16th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): It works just like any other vacuum cleaner, but instead of dust, this device sucks up oil.Engineering students at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

80 percent Chinese lack real friends: Survey


November 11th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) Majority of Chinese feel that they have few real friends and that many people tend to make friends with vested interests, a survey of the online social network ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pakistani Taliban resort to kidnapping to raise money


October 11th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas in Pakistan are resorting to kidnapping to raise money and they are now hunting for high-value targets, a media report said Monday.Daily Times reported that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Slogans about saving money actually increase spending: Study


September 21st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21(ANI): It may come as a surprise for all the companies who try to attract customers with their 'save money' slogans, as a new study has revealed that people exposed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chinese Olympic champs face university dismissal


September 8th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) Two Olympic champions from China are facing a possible dismissal from a university in the country after they failed to attend enough classes for their Masters programmes. Yang Wei, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kashmiri students divided on ‘azadi’


August 19th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Even as Kashmir Valley continues to see protests and cries for "azadi", a group of 60 Kashmiri students who visited Delhi were clearly divided on the issue ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Grid cells to help understand mapmaking in brain discovered


August 10th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Grid cells, which help the brain map locations, have been found for the first time outside of the hippocampus in the rat brain, according to new research from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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