New Liberia lab monitors genetic changes in Ebola virus

Published on May 15 2015 // Uncategorized
Researchers have established the first genomic surveillance capability in Liberia, enabling them to monitor genetic changes in the Ebola virus within one week of sample collection. Until now, efforts to sequence the genome of Ebola virus, Makona, have been hampered by the time it took to send samples...

Mercedes rolls-out first locally produced C 220 CDI sedan

Published on May 13 2015 // Uncategorized
Automobile major Mercedes-Benz India on Wednesday rolled-out a new locally produced new C 220 CDI sedan priced between Rs.37.90 lakh and Rs.39.90 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). We are glad to commence the local production of the C 220 CDI and are confident that we will be able to cater to the increasing demand...

Neutrino experiment may help explain origin of universe

Published on May 13 2015 // Uncategorized
Scientists may be one step closer to solving some of the biggest mysteries of the universe as a neutrino experiment in southern China returned promising results. A team from China’s National Supercomputer Centre in Guangzhou using the world’s fastest supercomputer, Tianhe-2, have completed...

Austrian international Proedl to leave Bremen

Published on May 13 2015 // Uncategorized
SV Werder Bremen defender Sebastian Proedl leaves the “Werderaner” at the end of the season, the German Bundesliga club has announced in an official statement. After wearing the jersey of the “Green-Whites” for seven years, Proedl on Tuesday decided not to extend his expiring...

When nuns stumped Karanvir Bohra

Published on May 11 2015 // Uncategorized
While shooting for his TV serial “Qubool Hai” here, actor Karanvir Bohra was left stumped when he stumbled upon a group of nuns declaring themselves as his ‘ardent fan followers’. The actor says the meeting has quashed several misconceptions he had about nuns. “We were...

X-ray scan helps retrieve ‘hidden boy’ inside suitcase at Spanish border

Published on May 09 2015 // Uncategorized
The security officials at Spanish border may not have been expecting to see what came through the X-ray scan of a suitcase. A boy stashed inside! At border of Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Cueta, an X-ray image revealed clearly outlined figure of an 8-year-old boy in a suitcase, which belonged to...

Women! Don’t get ‘thinspired’ on Facebook

Published on May 09 2015 // Uncategorized
Veiwing images of extremely thin women on Facebook and other social media platforms can trigger body dissatisfaction and eating disorders among women, reveals a new study. Such images, often cropped to remove heads or focus on specific body parts, lead young women to think that is what they should look...

Next-generation tele-operated robots can be hacked

Published on May 09 2015 // Uncategorized
If you feel that your car’s remote-controlled security system is full-proof, you may be wrong as a team of engineers has shown how easily a malicious attack could hijack remotely-controlled operations in the future. A team of engineers from the University of Washington demonstrated that next generation...

2002 hit-and-run case: B-Town prays for Salman Khan

Published on May 06 2015 // Uncategorized
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who reached Sessions Court here on Wednesday morning, ahead of the verdict for the 2002 hit-and-run case, has the support of his family and fellow fraternity members including Farah Khan and Sanjay Gupta. The B-town celebrities took to Twitter to pray for the superstar:...

Enzyme behind obesity-related high BP identified

Published on May 06 2015 // Uncategorized
Reearchers have identified the enzyme responsible for obesity-related hypertension that can lead to severe health issues such as heart attacks, kidney failure, organ damage, and weakened or ruptured blood vessels. Obese individuals have an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, including...

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