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Latest scan can tell need for bypass


August 29th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can tell which people with chest pain need or do not need cardiac angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore ... Read more...

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Olympics update: Matthias Steiner’ drops weight on his head


August 8th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Matthias Steiner who is a Olympic weight lifter was caught up by a very rare incident which brought him to brutality. This incident took place when he ... Read more...

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New method detects lung infection in 500-year-old mummy


July 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) A 500-year-old frozen Incan mummy suffered bacterial lung infection at the time of its death, as revealed by a novel proteomics method in an ancient sample ... Read more...

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Ultrafast lasers make mini X-ray device possible


June 8th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Researchers have generated the first laser-like beams of X-rays from a tabletop device that is likely to revolutionise developments in medicine, biology and nanotechnology. For half ... Read more...

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Naked body scanners in British airports?


May 4th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Controversial "naked" body scanners could be introduced at all British airports after top scientists declared them safe, Daily Mail reported Friday.Manchester Airport has been trialling the ... Read more...

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Vitamin B12 imaged in action for first time


March 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) Vitamin B12 morphs into a gymnast as soon as it gets into your body, twisting and turning its molecules as part of a crucial reaction called ... Read more...

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Pre-historic fish had tiniest yet sharpest teeth


March 20th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 20 (IANS) A long-extinct prehistoric fish had the sharpest teeth that have ever been recorded, even though they were only a millimetre in size.Scientists from Monash and Bristol ... Read more...

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Scientists crack riddle of clot-busting enzyme


March 12th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 12 (IANS) Scientists have cracked the riddle of a clot-busting enzyme, potentially opening the way to more effective therapy for stroke, heart attack and cancer.Monash University researchers, led ... Read more...

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Blame constipation for bedwetting woes


January 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Bedwetting isn't always due to problems with the bladder but constipation could be the culprit. This might necessitate a long, costly and difficult quest to cure ... Read more...

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‘Spy rock’ in Moscow was genuine, says UK ex-official


January 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) The "spy rock" row that damaged relations between Britain and Russia in early 2006 was not a work of fiction after all. British agents had placed ... Read more...

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Rare moon rock found on earth


January 17th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon tranquillityite, a mineral considered unique to the moon, in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia.Researchers at The University of Western Australia's ... Read more...

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Nuclear Power Corp to reach out to people, allay fears


January 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Admitting that no efforts were made to allay fears among people about nuclear power, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Monday announced it ... Read more...

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Pattinson ruled out of India series, Star named replacement


January 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been ruled out of remaining two Tests against India due to foot injury and has been replaced with Mitchell Star ... Read more...

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Hazare’s health improves


January 5th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 5 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's health is stable and is improving, doctors attending to him said here Thursday. The 74-year-old is eating well and in good spirits."Anna ... Read more...

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‘Safe’ sensor detects hidden explosives


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Unlike X-ray scanners, a new sensor can detect objects hidden in thick cardboard or plastic packages, including knives and explosives, without emitting harmful rays. Researchers at ... Read more...

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3D X-rays to facilitate faster surgeries


October 31st, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) A new 3D X-ray system which could be integrated seamlessly into surgical procedure, permitting doctors to check their results instantly, will do away with the necessity ... Read more...

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Dog wins America’s Wackiest X-ray contest


October 28th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veterinary doctors from USA took part in a bizarre contest – America’s Wackiest X-ray contest. Apparently they had to submit the craziest X-ray that they had ... Read more...

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Astromers capture rare flaring black hole


September 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Astronomers captured a flaring black hole, which is extremely uncommon, allowing them to find new details about these rarities, NASA said in a report.The blazing jets were ... Read more...

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Star attacks planet with radiation


September 14th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) A nearby star is bombarding its companion planet with a barrage of X-rays, hundred thousand times more intense than the earth receives from the Sun, a ... Read more...

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Astronomers find supermassive black holes


September 1st, 2011 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered a pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way, NASA said Wednesday.Approximately 160 million light years from ... Read more...

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Swann’s dismissal gives encouragement to English bowlers: Broad


July 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 30 (IANS) England fast bowler Stuart Broad said Graeme Swann's dismissal will give the home bowlers some encouragement on the second day of the second cricket Test against ... Read more...

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Morrissey attacked by dog


July 13th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Singer Morrissey has fractured his index finger's tip after being attacked by a dog.The "Alsatian Cousin" singer went for X-rays in Sweden shortly after the incident ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover earliest ever black holes


June 16th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Scientists from prestigious Yale University of the US have discovered the earliest black holes ever detected, a statement from the university said Thursday.The scientists ... Read more...

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Jaaved injured on ‘Double Dhamaal’ set, scene altered (With Images)


May 27th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Actor Jaaved Jaffrey suffered an injured leg while shooting the final scene of his forthcoming laugh riot "Double Dhamaal" -- as a result, director ... Read more...

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New substance to make passports fraud-proof


May 19th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Your passport can now be protected from fraudsters. Scientists here have developed a new substance that can be used to prevent forging of passports and ... Read more...

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Ultrasound as effective as CT scans in most cases


May 12th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) CT scans confer no clinical advantage over a simple, low-cost ultrasound procedure, says a new study.Michael Vaiman of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine compared ... Read more...

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How merging black holes go on a rampage of star-eating


April 11th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): A new research indicates that when two galaxies collide, it causes the black holes at their cores to spiral toward each other, merge, then go on a rampage ... Read more...

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Astronauts could face heart problems with deep-space travel


April 8th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A study has found that exposure to cosmic radiation outside the Earth's magnetic field could be detrimental to astronauts' arteries.The study by University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers ... Read more...

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X-ray images of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth found


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A set of X-ray images of the teeth of Britain's King George VI, his wife and their daughter, now Queen Elizabeth II, have been found in ... Read more...

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Nehra may have to sit out final with a fractured finger


April 1st, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) India may have to take the field in Saturday's Cricket World Cup final against Sri Lanka here without left arm pacer Ashish Nehra who has fractured ... Read more...

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X-ray technique peers beneath surfaces of artefacts


March 26th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Researchers say that striking discoveries in archaeology are being made possible by strong beams of X-rays.A report showed how X-ray sources known as synchrotrons could unravel an artefact's ... Read more...

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How safe are airport security scanners to humans: US study


March 17th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The question as to whether airport security scanners pose any threat to the long-term health of human beings has been addressed in two articles.One type of scanner employs ... Read more...

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Elderly people with clinical depression more prone to knee arthritis


March 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that clinical depression can make the symptoms of knee arthritis worse than what is evident on X-rays.It found that elderly people with ... Read more...

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Underwear to shield vital parts from full-body scanners


March 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) An underwear to protect passengers' modesty when they walk through airport full-body scanners could soon become a reality. Steve Bradshaw, 54, has invented underwear and vests ... Read more...

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Scientists discover active black hole in the ‘Eye of Sauron’


March 11th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): An image has revealed the central region of the spiral galaxy NGC 4151, dubbed the "Eye of Sauron" by astronomers for its similarity to the eye of the ... Read more...

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