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Indian-origin Expert Finds Salt Filtering to Make Seawater Drinkable

Narayana Aluru, a University of Illinois professor of mechanical science and engineering has succeeded to find an energy-efficient material with nanopores to filter salt from sea water and revolutionize lifestyle on earth and end the water crisis faced on earth currently. Seemingly a rebuttal to poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s lament, “Water, water, every where, not a drop to drink”, the ...

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Jet Lag? Elderberries Provide Relief to Air Travelers, Says Study

The frequent international air travel has several side effects but now it seems that the common elderberry can provide some relief and even make it in in-flight menu, if required. Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo and Dr Shirley Wee from Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) have completed a clinical trial showing that an elderberry supplement can provide some protection from cold ...

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Sleeplessness is the Missing Link to Alzheimer’s Disease: UC Study

Scientists from the University of Columbia, Berkeley believe that sleeplessness leads to memory loss as a deficit of the deep, restorative slumber needed to hit the save button on memories in turn leads to the beta-amyloid protein to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. “Our findings reveal a new pathway through which Alzheimer’s disease may cause memory decline later in life,” said UCB’s ...

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No Job for Muslim Boy? Not Surprising in ‘Vegetarian’ Nation!

In a country whose ancient civilization has deep roots in exclusive policy than inclusive beginning with the Manu system to modern Hindutva, it should not come as a surprise that an MBA graduate has been denied job. While many private companies surruptitiously deny jobs to the Muslim candidates unless they are from rich and foreign-education background, it should not come ...

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Stem Cell Therapy Can Reverse Blindness Caused by Diabetes: Study

Once the eye sight is gone, there is no solution but now stem cell therapy has brought forth some semblence of hope for those who had lost eye-sight due to type 2 diabetes. Just an injection of stem cells into the eye may reverse or at least slow the early-stage sight-loss disorder, said new research. Lead author of the study ...

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ISRO Satellite Imagery to Address Sand Mafia Menace?

Prakash Javadekar, minister of environment, forests and climate change, said ISRO technology will be used to map all rivers in the country to check illegal sand mining, which can save some precious whistleblowers’ lives. “The technology is available with ISRO and we are organizing a workshop in Delhi where we will provide details about a plan that will use satellite ...

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Cilia Therapy? Stem cell tweak can tackle obesity

Slight regulation in the length of primary cilia — small hair-like projections found on most cells — can prevent the production of fat cells from human stem cells taken from an adult bone marrow, reveals new research. The finding is path breaking as it may be used in future to treat a growing range of conditions including obesity, cancer, inflammation ...

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More Cocoa Use in Food Helps Improve Memory, says Study

Diets rich in cocoa flavanols or bioactives found in cocoa, can help arrest age-related memory decline like dementia or Alzheimer’s in adults, a study shows. “The results of this study are encouraging – they support the idea that diet, and specifically a diet rich in cocoa flavanols, can play an important role in maintaining cognitive health as we age,” said ...

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Artificial eggs and sperm created in lab to help solve fertility problem

Using human embryonic stem cells, scientists for the first time have created primordial germ cells, which go on to become egg and sperm, in the lab to help answer problems related to fertility in the future. The pioneering results can help scientists provide answers to fertility problems, yield insight into the earliest stages of embryonic development and enable the development ...

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Start-up innovates affordable fix for website crashes

Websites going bust under excessive loads might soon be a thing of the past, claims  a Kolkata-based start-up, Greenfield Software (GFS) that is into data centre infrastructure management (DCIM). It says the software not only helps cut power and operating cost and mitigate risks, but also minimizes breakdowns at data centres. However, the product, offered by global companies, is not within ...

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Why Delhi School Principal Daughter Committed Suicide?

The incident that the daughter of the principal of a prominent school in Delhi committed suicide by hanging herself at her home as she was depressed on not getting good marriage proposals could be an apparent reason but more than that India and especially parents should wake up to the reality of an emerging lonely society bereft of advice or ...

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Reason for Old Age Found, Solution Possible Soon: Scientists

The scientists at Arizona State University have found a rare atomic level change at the enzyme telomerase that holds secrets as to how we grow old. The telomerase is a naturally occurring enzyme that maintains telomeres and prevents them from shortening during cell division. Telomeres are found at the ends of human chromosomes and are stretches of DNA which protect ...

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India Gate Protests over Gangrape: Delhi Spring on Anvil?

The sudden turn out of the events at India Gate in New Delhi on Saturday are but another in a series of such protests which are plaguing the central government over its inefficiency and ill-prepared leadership to address such problems of national character. All the youth present were obviously frustrated over the way the government machinery failed in restoring the ...

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