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Posts Tagged: R&D

Vechur Cow milk

 Vechur Cow milk The Vechur Cow, acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest in the world (90 cm in height), is in the news again after a scientific analysis of its milk confirmed medicinal properties. It… Continue Reading →

New Techniques to run ultra-fast Internet

Researchers in the second week of March 2012 invented fibre-optic technology, under Project Sardana to run ultra-fast internet. It demonstrated speed of upto 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps), around 2000 times faster than today’s fastest Internet speed

Water Ice at Mercury’s Poles

Water Ice at Mercury’s Poles A NASA spacecraft called Messenger in the last week of March 2012 discovered further evidence for the existence of water ice at Mercury’s Poles. NASA previous work revealed patches near Mercury’s poles that strongly reflect… Continue Reading →

A Gas-filled Aspirin to fight Cancer

A Gas-filled Aspirin to fight Cancer A scientist from Iran developed a gas-filled aspirin that can enhance the cancer-fighting ability of the drug but it can also cause bleeding in the gut and ulcers. The new Aspirin was dubbed NOSH,… Continue Reading →

Way to transform Ordinary Tissue into Heart Muscle cells

Way to transform Ordinary Tissue into Heart Muscle cells Scientists discovered a way to transform ordinary tissue into beating heart muscle cells. It could pave the way for new therapeutic approaches for making a damaged hear to repair itself. Scientists… Continue Reading →

Genetic tests developed by Scientists to detect Breast Cancer

Genetic tests developed by Scientists to detect Breast Cancer Scientists invented the Oncotype DX test, which can help doctors to determine the likelihood of breast cancer returning and it further intervention is needed. The test uses a small sample of… Continue Reading →

Space Harpoon

Space Harpoon NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) built a prototype capable of launching test harpoon tips across a distance of a mile (1.6 km). It would be safer to collect correct material using the space harpoon before landing on… Continue Reading →

NACP and MAPT linked to Parkinson’s disease

Scientists identified at least two genes, NACP and MAPT linked to Parkinson’s disease, a finding which will help for better treatments for the second most prevalent neurological condition after dementia.

Scientists transformed Skin Cells directly into Brain Cells

Scientists transformed Skin Cells directly into Brain Cells Scientists recently transformed skin cells directly into brain cells. This scientific finding could bypass the need for stem cells. Stem cells can be turned into any other specialist type of cell ranging… Continue Reading →

Electronic Nose to Fight Tuberculosis

Electronic Nose to Fight Tuberculosis The Electronic Nose, which has the potential to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) in symptomatic patients, was awarded a $950,000 grants from Grand Challenges Canada and the Bill & Melina Gates Foundation to enable it to support… Continue Reading →