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‘Vitamin C keeps dementia at bay’


September 12th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 12 (IANS) The levels of antioxidants Vitamin C and beta-carotene in blood are lower in patients with dementia than in people without it, a German study says about ... Read more...

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Red light forces cancer cells to absorb chemo drugs


November 14th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that cancer cells suck up chemotherapy drugs more readily if they are zapped with red light.According to researchers, the finding could help produce more ... Read more...

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Ultrasound ‘accelerates healing of fractures’


October 8th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 08 (ANI): A new report has suggested that ultrasound can speed up the healing of fractures.A randomized controlled trial found that the use of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) in patients ... Read more...

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Scientists make first high-resolution 3D images of a polymer solar cell’s insides


September 14th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): Researchers from the Eindhoven University of Technology and the University of Ulm in Germany have made the first high-resolution 3D images of the inside of a polymer solar ... Read more...

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How ‘kinky’ flying foxes maintain their ‘harem’ of choosy females


August 20th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): A team of German scientists has found the secret of sexual success for flying foxes.They found that males with relatively high levels of testosterone in their blood are ... Read more...

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Orchids entice hornets with their prey’s scent


August 7th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists have found that a species of orchid attracts pollen-carrying hornets by wearing the scent of their prey.Dendrobium sinense grows on the Chinese island of Hainan, where ... Read more...

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Red LEDs can significantly reduce wrinkles


October 29th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): While sunlight can cause wrinkles, the red glow from LEDs may help smooth them out, finds a new study.A light-emitting-diode (LED) is a semiconductor diode that emits ... Read more...

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Methadone can kill resistant forms of cancer


August 1st, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that methadone, an agent used to break addiction to drugs, has killing power against leukaemia cells, including resistant forms of cancer. Their lab study suggests ... Read more...

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Diamonds not only for ever, they led to life


July 30th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Diamonds could have played an important role in the origin of life on Earth, according to a new study by German scientists. Scientists have long theorised that life ... Read more...

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Obese? Go on a diet of red wine


June 17th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Resveratrol, a miracle compound present in grapes and red wine and known to protect the heart, has also been found to reduce fat cells, according to a study. ... Read more...

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Red wine compound may help fight obesity


June 17th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A glass of red wine a day not only helps keep the heart healthy, but as it turns out, it can also help battle obesity.And if you ... Read more...

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Fist sized bats louder than loudest rock concerts


May 5th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (IANS) Fist sized bats emit much louder sounds than the noisiest rock concerts anywhere, according to a new study. Using microphone arrays and photographic methods, researchers found that bats ... Read more...

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Bats sonar system louder than home fire alarms, rock concerts


April 30th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): If you thought rock concerts were deafening, wait till you hear these bats. According to new measurements, bats using sound to find their way in the dark ... Read more...

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