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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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Swiftkey in 600 million Samsung Galaxy Phones Vulnerable to Hacking: Security Firm

Samsung Galaxy phones have come under radar for a major security lapse as techies have discovered that its Swiftkey holds the clue to hacking and inserting malware in any of these phones. The Swiftkey keyboard software comes pre-installed with Galaxy smartphones, which run into more than 600 million worldwide so far, and the users cannot even do anything even if ...

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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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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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