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Nigerian national held with wads of US currency-sized papers, chemical

A Nigerian national who planned to dupe gullible people by selling them US currency-sized blank papers that turned into dollars, though fake, after a chemical was applied has been arrested in Delhi, police said on Tuesday.

Jun 06, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
Microalgae chemical to aid scientists in examining past changes to Antarctic sea ice!

Microalgae chemical to aid scientists in examining past changes to Antarctic sea ice!

The source of the chemical in question has been traced to a widespread and commonly occurring constituent of microalgae inhabiting Antarctic sea ice.

Aug 30, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

Small doses of red grape chemical `Resveratrol` may avert bowel cancer

Scientist have found that a chemical found in red grapes, Resveratrol, may help prevent bowel cancer, and is more effective if given in smaller doses.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:11 PM IST
Chemical to trap malaria mosquitoes identified

Chemical to trap malaria mosquitoes identified

In what could give a boost to malaria control efforts, researchers have discovered that pregnant malaria-transmitting mosquitoes are drawn to the odour released by a naturally occurring chemical cedrol.

Mar 20, 2015, 19:52 PM IST
Human cells can 'feel' neighbours with fingers

Human cells can 'feel' neighbours with fingers

Human cells have finger-like projections that they use to feel their surroundings, says a study, adding that these can detect the chemical environment and can “feel” their physical surroundings using ultra-sensitive sensors.

Dec 26, 2014, 11:45 AM IST

Operation to destroy Syrian chemical weapons enters final phase

The international operation to destroy Syrian chemical weapons entered its final phase on Wednesday, as they were transferred by workers at an Italian port from a Danish freighter to a US military ship equipped to dispose of them.

Jul 02, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

Cancer-causing chemical found in Chinese ice-cream cover

Paper wrappers used over ice-cream cones made by a Chinese chain have been found to contain excessive levels of fluorescent agents and bleaching chemicals that can cause cancer.

Nov 30, 2012, 17:35 PM IST

Chemical in plastic linked to obesity

Children and adolescents with higher concentrations of urinary bisphenol A (BPA), a manufactured chemical found in consumer products, had significantly increased odds of being obese, a study has found.

Sep 19, 2012, 14:00 PM IST

Fresh look of veggies could be due to hazardous chemicals!

The soft, shiny red exterior of tomatoes or the lush, green texture of peas and leafy veggies might tempt one`s taste buds and their "freshness" might appeal to the eyes, but there lies something sinister beneath - a toxic concoction of hazardous chemicals.

Jul 27, 2012, 09:18 AM IST

Fresh look of veggies could be due to hazardous chemicals!

The soft, shiny red exterior of tomatoes or the lush, green texture of peas and leafy veggies might tempt one`s taste buds and their "freshness" might appeal to the eyes, but there lies something sinister beneath - a toxic concoction of hazardous chemicals.

Jul 27, 2012, 09:18 AM IST

Chemicals in environment `may be harmful to male fertility`

Chemicals routinely found in the environment could be damaging fertility in some men, new evidence that has emerged has suggested.

May 17, 2012, 14:08 PM IST

Haryana to have plan to tackle chemical accident

Chief Secretary of SCG said emergency services like police, fire, medical and transport need to be prepared in advance to handle such situations.

Nov 15, 2011, 22:45 PM IST

Beware: Your shampoo could be making you fat!

Doctors have found that chemical compounds in cosmetics disrupt the body`s natural weight control system.

Jul 12, 2011, 09:52 AM IST

Your shampoo could be making you fat

Chemical compounds in cosmetics disrupt the body`s natural weight control system.

Jul 11, 2011, 17:49 PM IST

Your shampoo could be making you fat

Chemical compounds in cosmetics disrupt the body`s natural weight control system.

Jul 11, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Drug to take the sting out of sunburn

In the study, the researchers from King’s College London used UV lamps to burn tiny squares of skin on the arms of ten volunteers.

Jul 07, 2011, 12:40 PM IST

Drug to take the sting out of sunburn

In the study, the researchers from King’s College London used UV lamps to burn tiny squares of skin on the arms of ten volunteers.

Jul 07, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Study sheds light on ‘sacred mushroom’ chemical

The findings shed scientific light on psilocybin, a substance found in certain psychoactive mushrooms and used for centuries in various cultures for divinatory, healing, and religious purposes.

Jun 20, 2011, 14:51 PM IST

Study sheds light on ‘sacred mushroom’ chemical

The findings shed scientific light on psilocybin, a substance found in certain psychoactive mushrooms and used for centuries in various cultures for divinatory, healing, and religious purposes.

Jun 20, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Britney Spears stages chemical toilet stunt

Spears is leaving no stone unturned to promote her latest album.

Mar 31, 2011, 08:44 AM IST