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Why India should start taking apples seriously
Govt announced special measures to support Kashmiri apples, but it will still face a challenge in selling them. A regional partnership could lead to apples from China, Australia and New Zealand being dumped in India.
Power of yellow: New system uses turmeric to prevent cancer cell growth
Curcumin has anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and bone-building capabi...
Can you handle spicy food? This new e-tongue can do it better & more accurately
The e-tongue can handle as much heat as any scientist can throw at it and maintain accuracy.
Opposites attract: People with different personalities make good decisions together
Partners with opposite attitude are likely to reach a joint decision that is preferred by both of them.
'2,382 Indians languishing in US jails for illegally crossing border'
These detainees, a significant number of whom are from Punjab, are seeking asylum, claiming that they "experienced violence or persecution" in India.
Working night shifts? It may increase risk of heart disease, cancer and stroke
Liver, gut and pancreas have separate biological clocks and a mind of their own.
This device can turn heat into fuel source
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) A physicist is developing a device that could turn the heat generated by electronics into a usable fuel source.
Novel wound-healing technology developed
Researchers at WSU in the US used an antibiotic in combination with the electric current to kill all of the highly persistent Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 bacteria in their samples.
Here comes a smartphone laboratory that can detect cancer
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) In a major step towards faster and convenient delivery of medical tests, Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker, producing lab quality results.
Mice copy jet engines to sing ultrasonic love songs!
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Mice court one another with ultrasonic love songs that are inaudible to the human ear, and researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that when mice 'sing', they use a mechanism similar to that seen in the engines of supersonic jets.
Ultraviolet light can kill pathogens in fruit
UVC radiation is present in sunlight; however, it is completely absorbed by the ozone layer and Earth's atmosphere.
Eating grapes, berries daily can prevent weight gain
Previous studies have suggested that resveratrol can help prevent obesity but how it did that was unclear.
Cheaper jet fuel from fungus in five years: Study
Researchers from the Washington State University used Aspergillus carbonarius ITEM 5010 to create hydrocarbons, the chief component of petroleum, similar to those in aviation fuels.
An apple a day keeps fat away!
The tart green Granny Smith apples benefit the growth of friendly bacteria in the colon due to their high content of non-digestible compounds.
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