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Scientists get ready for mock on-site nuclear inspection

Sep 2 2014, 1:20am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Some 40 scientists and technicians from around the world will descend on Jordan in November to take part in a simulated on-site inspection of a suspected nuclear test site on the banks of the... Read more Sep 2 2014, 1:20am CDT
 
 

Russian space 'sex geckos' found dead

Sep 2 2014, 12:20am CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS) Four female lizards and one male who were sent to space to understand the effects of weightlessness on sexual intercourse have died, the Russian Space Agency said in a statement. Read more Sep 2 2014, 12:20am CDT
 
 

Man with 'disconnected' brain, alive and kicking at 88!

Sep 1 2014, 6:16am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 1 (IANS) This may sound and read unbelievable but there is an elderly man whose brain has no neural fibre connection between his two hemispheres! Read more Sep 1 2014, 6:16am CDT
 
 

Women at greater stroke risk from resistant hyper-tension

Sep 1 2014, 5:54am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) The condition known as Resistant Hyper-tension increases stroke risk by 35 percent in women and 20 percent in elderly patients, according to new research. Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:54am CDT
 
 

World's first battery-less pacemaker in the works

Sep 1 2014, 5:36am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) In a revolutionary breakthrough for heart patients, scientists have come up with a way to power a cardiac pacemaker with an alternative energy source - the heart motion. Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:36am CDT
 
 

New blood test to reliably detect TB in kids

Sep 1 2014, 5:32am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) About one million children per year develop tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, but unfortunately detecting TB in children has been a challenge as the symptoms are often non-specific and similar to those... Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:32am CDT
 
 

Fat kids are more likely to have high BP

Sep 1 2014, 5:30am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) Fat children are at a greater risk of hyper-tension (high blood pressure) -- generally assumed to be an adult condition that causes health problems, such as heart diseases. Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:30am CDT
 
 

Melting Antarctic ice sheet raising sea-level faster

Sep 1 2014, 5:28am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) Fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2 cm more than the global average of 6 cm. Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:28am CDT
 
 

NASA's Mars rover, Moon probe get new lease of life

Sep 1 2014, 5:02am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Two prestigious NASA probes on the verge of closure - the Mars Opportunity rover and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) - have been given a new lease of life. Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:02am CDT
 
 

Magnet technology for accurate malaria diagnosis

Sep 1 2014, 5:00am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 1 (IANS) In what could offer to be a more reliable way to detect malaria, researchers have devised a magnetic resonance imaging-like (MRI) technique that can do away with potential human error possible in... Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:00am CDT
 
 

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