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New biosensor that can detect Alzheimer’s and cancer

Washington(PTI):Scientists have developed a novel biosensor that can detect molecules associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, as well as certain types of cancer. The device, developed by researchers at the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (LNNano) in Brazil, is a single-layer organic nanometre-scale transistor on a glass slide. It …

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Deepika Padukone to star in an item number in ‘Raabta’!

Mumbai:Thanks to the jolly good bonds that the Piku actress shares with producer Dinesh Vijan, her fans will be able to see her in the Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon-starrer Raabta. According to Times of India, a source close to the development revealed, “Deepika is Dinesh’s lucky mascot. When …

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Study points to presence of possible cancer-causing chemicals in bread

New Delhi,BINDU SHAJAN PERAPPADAN:Your daily bread could contain cancer-causing chemicals, including Potassium Bromate and Potassium Iodate, substances that are banned in many countries, but not in India due to slack food regulations, warns a new report released by the Centre for Science and Environment. CSE’s new study tested some of …

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US-Vietnam ties: Present outweighs past

HANOI,GARDINER HARRIS:When Bill Clinton landed in this lake-studded capital 16 years ago, the first U.S. President to visit since the end of the Vietnam War, his mission was to put that conflict behind him, and the trip was among the most remarkable of his presidency. When President Barack Obama arrives …

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