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Now, laser technology that destroys tumours using heat
Scientists have developed a technique that heats up and destroys kidney and liver tumours. ANI

Cheap, solar-powered lamp 'most important object of the 21st century'
A cheap solar-powered lamp has joined the list of the most priceless treasures in the British Museum. ANI

Worms provide clues to declining fertility with age in women
A new study from Princeton University has revealed why fertility declines at a rate that far exceeds the onset of other aging signs in women. ANI

Updates from the world of Science and Technology, research findings and scientific reports for April 25, 2009

Novel exploding bubble technique can trim the prostate
Scientists at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, are developing a new technology, called histotripsy, to trim the interiors of aging prostates in the body. ANI

Scrawnier people hear dangerous sounds differently
People who are bony or lean are more likely to perceive an approaching sound as closer than it actually is, according to a new study. ANI

Mars exploration rover Spirit resumes driving
For the first time since April 8, NASAs Mars Exploration Rover Spirit went on a drive on April 23. ANI

Molecule that contributes to development of smoking-related lung disease identified
Researchers have identified a molecule which contributes to the development of smoking-related lung disease. ANI

Device to detect malaria within minutes developed
A device, which can detect malaria within minutes, has been created by scientists from Glasgow University. ANI

Life on other planets will be found within 10 years: Mars explorer
A University of Arizona professor, who led NASAs Phoenix Mars Mission, has said that within 10 years life will be found outside Earth. ANI

Lowered HRT use may have led to fewer heart attacks in women
With decline in the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat menopause symptoms, the rate of myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks, has also dropped, a new study has found. ANI

Novel approach could help foil tough cystic fibrosis infections
Researchers from Dartmouth Medical School have come up with a novel approach for inhibiting relentless bacterial infections that thrive in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis (CF). ANI

New guidance on global malaria elimination released
Health experts from around the world have launched new guidance for countries and policy leaders on how and when to eliminate malaria. ANI

Sleep talking PCs use 80 percent less power
Computer scientists at UC San Diego and Microsoft Research have created a device that will put computers in a doze, which could mean energy savings of 60 to 80 per cent. ANI

Novel target for maintaining healthy BP identified
Researchers from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified a potential therapeutic target for maintaining healthy blood pressure. ANI

Surgeon removes kidney, prostate through single, small incision
A surgeon has become the first US national to use the da Vinci Surgical System robot to remove a patients cancerous kidney and cancerous prostate through a single, small incision. ANI

Scientist Tweets using only his mind!
Taking a revolutionary step towards modern communication technologies, a doctoral student posted a status update on the social networking Web site Twitter - only by thinking about it. ANI

E-mosquito to make painful pinpricks history for diabetics
University of Calgary researchers have made a discovery that could change diabetics lives forever. ANI

Men are no more promiscuous than women
The long standing belief that men are promiscuous and females are selective when choosing a mate is a myth, claims a new study. ANI

Scientists grow blood vessels from kidney patients own cells
In a breakthrough study, California researchers have successfully grown blood vessels from kidney patients own skin cells, a development that will increase the ease and safety of dialysis. ANI

Soon, you can both drink and drive your car on tequila!
It is known for fuelling many wild party nights, and now tequila will power your car too, thats what researchers in southeast Queensland say. ANI

Molecule that raises cardiac insufficiency risk identified
Researchers from Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA) of the University of Navarra have found a key enzyme in the development of cardiac insufficiency. ANI

Drug that inhibits acute leukemia cell growth discovered
American researchers have found how to turn off a certain receptor that promotes the growth of leukemia cells. ANI

Brain music may help treat insomnia, fatigue
Every brain composes a soundtrack. Its tempo and tone differ, depending on mood and frame of mind. Now, researchers at the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) believe that the cerebral music can help in dealing with insomnia and fatigue in the aftermath of a stressful experience. ANI

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