How iron in Sun is key to energy transmission
How iron in Sun is key to energy transmission

A new study has recently revealed that the iron in Earth's Sun is a key to how stars transmit energy.

Body hides iron to safeguard against bacteria

After examining DNA from 21 primate species - from squirrel monkeys to humans - scientists have exposed an evolutionary war against infectious bacteria over iron that circulates in the host's bloodstream.

Popeye's spinach can also stem your hunger pangs

A new study has revealed that Popeye's energy source, spinach, increases weight loss with 43 percent as it decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95 percent.

David Hasselhoff irons shirts in shower

`Baywatch` star David Hasselhoff has confessed that he caused an emergency evacuation of a London hotel when he attempted to iron his shirts in the shower.

Hormone controls supply of iron in red blood cell production

Scientists have identified a hormone which regulates the iron supply needed for red blood-cell production.

Iron-rich melting ice sheets could slow global warming

As forests disappear and ice melts, concerns over climate change continue to rise but scientists have now discovered a new source of oceanic "bio-available" iron that could help buffer the effects of global warming.

Rising CO2 level poses threat to human nutrition

The rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide that comes with climate change poses serious threat. According to a new study it has been revealed that the rising CO2 can cut the nutritional quality of some of the world`s most important food crops.

Why rice is good for your health

Researchers have shown that consumers can improve their diets simply by enjoying white or brown rice as part of their daily meals.

Researches finally have an explanation to controversial T. Rex soft tissue discovery

Researchers have explained that the 68-million-year-old soft tissue which was discovered from the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex did not decay and survived millennia because of the iron content in the dinosaur`s body.

How exploding stars and black holes sowed early cosmos with iron

Astrophysicists by detecting an even distribution of iron throughout a massive galaxy cluster can reveal how exploding stars and black holes sowed the early cosmos with heavy elements.

Mystery of Earth`s spinning core solved!

Scientists claim to have solved a 300-year-old riddle about which direction the centre of the Earth spins.

Know the right quantity of nutrients required by body

It`s well known that iron, vitamins or carbohydrates are nutrients essential to keep our body fit. But be careful about the quantity, warns an expert.

Weekly iron, folic acid supplements for 10-19 year-olds

The government will launch a weekly iron and folic acid supplementation programme for adolescents across the country from July 17.

14,000-year-old ocean mystery solved

Iron may not have played an important role in the formation of the North Pacific Ocean, new research has revealed.

Modi to collect iron from farmers for Sardar Patel`s statue

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a nation-wide campaign to collect small pieces of iron from farmers for using it to build the proposed `Statue of Unity` in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Horsemeat may help improve cholesterol, iron status

A couple of portions of horsemeat a week lowers cholesterol and boosts blood iron levels, scientists have found.

Iron holds key to immunity, shows study

Researchers have figured out why iron plays a key role in metabolism and infections, pitting bugs and animals against one another, resolving a 40-year-old debate and opening way to more potent antibiotics.

Coal scam: CBI files two new cases

The CBI has charged Grace Industries and Vikash Metals and Powers Limited for alleged misrepresentation of their net worth and joint venture.

Adolescents consuming less iron, vitamins

Adolescence is the time when one needs to be particular about food consumption, especially intake of vitamins and minerals for a healthy life. But several studies have shown that adolescents` intake of important nutrients, as well as their performance in standard physical fitness tests, have fallen in recent years.

Over 48% Pakistani students in UK not `genuine`

A British Home Office analysis found that nearly half of all applicants from Pakistan should have been refused entry into the UK.