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New Research Calculates Speed of Ice Formation

Scientists have for the first time calculated the rate at which water crystallizes to form ice in a realistic computer molecule of water molecules. In a breakthrough research, a supercomputer offered a complete insight into the mechanism by which water turns from liquid state to a crystalline solid. The study conducted by two researchers from Princeton University, Amir Haji-Akbari, a ...

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Sri Lanka Joins CERN Partnership for Collaboration in Particle Sciences Research

CERN and Sri Lanka have formed a partnership with the aim of formalizing and broadening their cooperation. To this end, CERN Director General Rolf Heuer and Sri Lanka‘s Permanent Representative at the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, signed an Expression of Interest on Thursday 25 June 2015. This agreement will pave the way for international cooperation with Sri Lanka ...

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Hatha Yoga Helps Memory Retention Compared to Treadmill Run, Aerobics: Study

In a sample-based research conducted on 30 subjects, ‘Hatha’ Yoga was found to be helpful in improving brain functions compared to those who had opted for aerobic exercises for the same period of time. The study conducted by Indian-origin student Neha Gothe and her group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign showed that just yoga postures called Hatha Yoga ...

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Aspirin to reduce leg ulcers: Study

Aspirin can improve the healing rates of leg ulcers in older adults, says a study conducted by Monash University on more than 260 participants from wound clinics around Australia. Venous ulcers are chronic wounds of the lower leg that are more common in older people. An estimated 400,000 Australians suffer from venous leg ulceration (VLU) costing around $2-3 billion/year. Lead ...

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India to Set up 70 Supercomputers at Rs.4500 crore: What it Forecasts?

With 70 super computers across the country, India is foraying into a mega-project that will connect the Indian defence establishments, hi-gi research institutes and early warning mechanism at a whopping cost of Rs.4,500 crore, said IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The grid-like connection of these R&D facilities in the country has been approved b y the Cabinet Committee ...

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