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Prosthetic retina shows promise in restoring sight


May 18th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Scientist are developing a prosthetic retina which can restore sight to patients suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the commonest causes of blindness. The ... Read more...

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Scientists to harness solar energy in space


May 17th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Solar power from space could be a valuable source of renewable energy, thanks to an innovative research. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, have already ... Read more...

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Solar powered lasers could zap asteroids


March 28th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Engineers are developing an innovative laser-based technique to zap asteroids with greater probability of success. This could prevent asteroids from exploding on earth.The technique hinges on ... Read more...

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Grammar, secret of Shakespeare’s appeal


February 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Shakespeare's mastery of English is more evident in his grammar than in his words, which ensured his pre-eminence and set him apart from others, says a ... Read more...

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‘Foreign varsities can make Indian education job-oriented’


November 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) As India and Scotland forge new ties in education, Scottish education experts say foreign varsities can not only fill the huge demand-supply gap in this ... Read more...

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Telling real whisky from the fake


July 26th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Scientists have devised a faster way of telling real Scotch whisky from the fake, a method that could enhance the technology used to tackle the trade ... Read more...

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Scientists develop technique for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Scientists are developing a new technique by which Alzheimer's disease can be detected in its earliest stages.Scientists at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow developed the technique based ... Read more...

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‘Smooth muscles’ play major role in heart problems, stroke


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Scottish scientists have found the causes of serious conditions such as heart disease and high blood pressure.The researchers are investigating the role of "smooth" muscles, which are found ... Read more...

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Novel light beams can kill hospital superbugs


November 16th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Hospital superbugs resistant to antibiotics could be eliminated using light beams.A team from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Britain, has developed a pioneering lighting system that can ... Read more...

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Bees may help fight MRSA bugs


June 29th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new research led at the University of Strathclyde has suggested that bees could have a key role to play in urgently-needed new treatments to fight the virulent ... Read more...

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Financial crunch causes stress in more than a Brit million homes


May 29th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): More than a million British households are facing stress at home with rows amongst couples becoming more and more frequent because of money related woes.With lifestyles taking a ... Read more...

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Scientists harness vitamin E to fight cancer


December 13th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Scientists from University of Strathclyde have devised a novel way to harness natural vitamin E extract that would kill tumours within 10 days.Using a new delivery system, ... Read more...

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Scientists identify butterfly that can hear through its wings


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): In a new research, scientists from the University of Bristol, UK, have discovered a clever structure in the ear on the wing of a tropical butterfly that potentially ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher’s slimy-skinned design to cut ships’ fuel consumption 20pct


September 27th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 27 (ANI): A ship's fuel consumption can be reduced by about 20 per cent by designing it in such a manner that it exude slime from its hull, says an ... Read more...

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‘Sailing spacecraft’ may be used to keep watch on Earth’s polar regions


September 11th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 11 (ANI): If engineers have their way, Earth's polar regions would soon have watchmen, in the form of 'sailing' spacecrafts poised above the planet, relaying vital data on polar climate ... Read more...

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Now, a device that turns pink to warn of cancerous sunburn


March 13th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A thin film device which turns an appropriate shade of pink to alert wearers of sunburn has been developed by University of Strathclyde researchers.The work could be ... Read more...

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”Astronaut shield” may bring manned mission to Mars a step closer to reality


November 4th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a practical solution for shielding astronauts from deadly solar storms, which may bring plans for a manned mission to Mars one step ... Read more...

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”Preacher Man” voted Brits” favourite song of all time


October 31st, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Dusty Springfield''s rendition of Son of a ''Preacher Man'' has been named Britain''s favourite song of all time in a new survey. The Rolling Stones are at the ... Read more...

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Soon, a turbine that can fly like a kite in the water


September 28th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): Mechanical engineers at the University of Strathclyde''s Energy Systems Research Unit (ESRU) in Scotland is developing a dual-rotor turbine connected to the seabed by a cable that ... Read more...

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British vice-chancellors seek more ties with India


April 30th, 2008 - 12:15 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Vice-chancellors of five British Universities have, during their two-day India visit, identified several important areas for collaboration between the higher education systems of the two countries. The ... Read more...

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New software turns cameraphone into a 3-D computer mouse


January 16th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
London, January 16 (ANI): UK researchers have written software that can enable a camera-equipped cellular phone to be used as a three-dimensional computer mouse.The prototype software facilitates movement and manipulation of ... Read more...

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Brighter LED lights could replace household bulbs


January 10th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Soon, your household bulbs could be brighter and more energy-efficient, for scientists are on their way to introducing the technology of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) into households.Though LEDs, ... Read more...

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