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AIIMS doctors meet administration over colleague’s dismissal

A representation of Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (Aiims) has met the hospital administration on the dismissal of a senior resident doctor on charges of molestation in January this year. “The institute’s internal inquiry committee report as well as the police investigation report doesn’t seem to have anything…

Drugs used to treat HIV ’causes premature ageing’

HIV may take years off your life but drugs commonly used to treat the infection can cause premature ageing, a study suggests. The research may explain why some people given the drugs show signs of frailty, heart disease and dementia at an early age. Scientists have found evidence that the drugs, known as nucleoside analogue…

Scientists Develop Robotic Skin

The human skin is a magnificent sensory organ. It can detect the minutest gust of wind to a single touch. Robots however, are unable to sense the world around them in this fashion. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany, are developing an artificial skin for robots with a similar quality. The skin…

Leaked: Windows Phone Mango-based HTC Eternity

If you have been waiting to get a sneak peek into the upcoming Windows Phone Mango-powered handsets, here’s one. German site HTCInside claims it has information about an upcoming HTC smartphone which could be the company’s first to come with the latest version of Microsoft Windows Phone 7.1 codenamed Mango. Microsoft had in May unveiled…

Asus F1A75 Series Motherboards Launched For AMD Llano APU

Meant for FM1 socket processors, these A75 chipset boards for theAMD Llano APU from Asus claim a few distinctions. Among these are overclocking (VRM), graphical UEFI BIOS, dual PCI-Express slots for CrossFireX graphics, and of course SATA 6Gb/s and USB 3.0 interface support. Related News • Intel Ivy Bridge Processors Ushers in 22nm Fab, 3D…

Opera Mini A Success in India

When it comes to Opera mini browser, India is the third biggest market for it. It has been revealed that users of Opera mini in India rose from 390 to 430 in just one year. It shows that the mobile web is quite popular in the country. It is believed that the introduction of 3G…

Microsoft unveils Office 365 In India

Microsoft has announced the launch of Office 365 business productivity solutions on the cloud in India. Office 365 takes aim at cloud based enterprise and small business word processing and document editing and storage. This will enable an enterprise to have their solution available for easy access on the cloud. The Office 365 plan for…

Developer API for Google+: It’s coming

Google’s new social network, Google+, has only been public for two days, and developers are already interested in access to the service so they can roll out add-ons and improvements. Fortunately for them, and ultimately for Google+ users, developer access is coming. It’s simply a matter of time. As Vic Gundotra, senior vice president of…

Innovative research needed in medical sector’

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Health Minister Adoor Prakash on Friday stressed the need for innovative research in the medical sector. He was speaking after inaugurating the Doctors’ Day celebration organised by the Department of Health Services and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). “In addition to working with commitment and responsibility, doctors should engage in experimental research and…

Copper kills Hospital ICU Bacteria

New research has found that the use of antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care units (ICU) kill bacteria that can cause hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). “The use of antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care unit rooms resulted in a 97 percent reduction of bacteria that cause hospital acquired infections and reduces the risk of acquiring an…

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