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New generation plastic OLEDs developed


November 1st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Researchers have developing the world's most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) in plastic. OLEDs provide high-contrast and low-energy displays and are becoming the dominant technology for ... Read more...

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Use of nitrates increases bone strength: study


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that use of nitroglycerin ointment among postmenopausal women for 2 years was associated with a modest increase in bone mineral density and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strenuous exercise ‘can damage women’s cognitive function’


January 8th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has said that strenuous exercise in women can cause damage to their cognitive skills later in life.Too much exercise raises the levels of oestrogen in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vitamin D deficiency widespread across India


December 14th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): The results of various studies show severe Vitamin D deficiency across India and Pakistan in all age groups, as well as insufficiency in populations of South-East and East ... Read more...

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Bee decline could slash food output, finds study


September 6th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) The double impact of decline in bee numbers and global warming is not only cutting down plant pollination but will also badly impact global food output. In fact, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

ISRO touches milestone in foreign payload launches


July 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO Monday crossed a new milestone Monday in launching third party satellites by slinging three foreign satellites into orbit, ... Read more...

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India launches five satellites at one go (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Five satellites, including the advanced high resolution cartography satellite Cartosat-2B, were placed in orbit Monday after India's space agency ISRO successfully launched ... Read more...

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PSLV rocket launch successful, five satellites put into orbit (Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) India's space agency ISRO Monday successfully launched its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket that slung into orbit five satellites, including the advanced high resolution ... Read more...

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Regular exercise may boost physical, mental well-being of schizophrenics


May 12th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new research suggests that regular exercise can play a significant role in boosting the physical and mental well-being of people with schizophrenia.After a systematic review of the ... Read more...

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PSLV launch put off due to technical glitch


April 29th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) India has put off the launch of an advanced remote sensing satellite, fixed for May 9, after a technical glitch in its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle was ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian gets top post in Canada’s top university


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) Indo-Canadian Hargurdeep Saini was appointed vice president of the University of Toronto, Canada's biggest university, Thursday.Prof Saini, who is currently the dean at the University of ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer drug reduces testosterone levels within 3 days


December 4th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A prostate cancer drug, called degarelix, brought down testosterone levels within 3 days of administration in over 95 per cent of men, a new study has shown.Those ... Read more...

Posted in National |

High levels of ozone on Mt. Everest may have originated from urban pollution


October 29th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): The first ozone measurement taken on the summit of Mount Everest has revealed surprisingly high levels of ozone, which scientists involved in the expedition suggest might have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Asteroid may have switched Mars magnetic field on and off


July 20th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): An asteroid may have flipped Mars magnetic field on and off like a light switch around 4 billion years ago, says a group of scientists researching on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New technique seals diseased blood vessels with a zap of laser light


June 13th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): An international team of researchers has developed a laser sensitive drug, which can close of blood vessels to treat certain tumours or a common eye disease.The new ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Instant Messaging represents linguistic renaissance


May 15th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): As a concerned parent you might feel like shouting OMG! (Oh, My God!) when you see your teenage kid submerged in the newest lingo in town, Instant ... Read more...

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India places record ten satellites in orbit


April 28th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
Sriharikota, (Andhra Pradesh), Apr 28 (ANI): The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C9) surged into space from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here this morning and placed as many as 10 satellites ... Read more...

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Emotion genes make mice emit squeals of delight during sex


April 4th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
London, April 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Toronto, Canada, have found that during sexual interactions with female mice, male mice produce high-frequency sounds, that are controlled by a gene ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pregnant mums smoking may decrease daughters fertility


November 22nd, 2007 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Pregnant women have been given yet another reason to kick the butt with researchers finding that it might decrease their daughters fertility.The study, by researchers at University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists devising ‘transparent’ gadget to overcome iPhone’s ‘fat finger’ problem


November 14th, 2007 - 2:17 am ICT by admin
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