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Cuprates a ceramic material could become a good insulator if you could subject it to thousands of volts but by changing the composition a little it turns into a superconductor. With the tiniest wisp of voltage, we get huge currents fl owing.
Good news about oral contraceptives
A NEW study reverses the long held notion that birth control pills increase a women's risk for breast cancer. Breast cancer experts at Johns Hopkins say these newest results confirm that taking birth control pills, even for a long time, does not ...
Dry snuff's oral cavity cancer risk
USE OF powdered, dry snuff carries a much higher relative risk of oral-cavity cancer than does the use of other smokeless tobacco products moist snuff and chewing tobacco according to University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) ...
Insight into how the body tells time
YOU MAY feel different at the dreary hour of 4 a.m. than you do mid-afternoon at 4 p.m. Now, researchers might understand why. A study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain how genes dictate our biological ...
Clothes designed by computers
RESEARCHERS HAVE successfully transferred the entire development cycle of manufacturing clothes from the type and mixture of fibres used, their shape and size to the structures they form in the fabric onto computers thereby ...
THE DAWNING of the new millennium in the year 2000 made many governments and agencies sit up and think about approaches to manage and solve some long-standing problems. Vision 2020 was a favorite title used for such plans. The goal, as the term ...
SCIENTISTS AT the department of spices and plantation crops of the Horticultural College and Research Institute (HC&RI), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, have developed a high-yielding variety of coriander, which yields ...
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