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New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours

New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours

Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy. The chemical composition of pigments is important to know, because it enables museums and restorers to know how the paints will react to sunlight and temperature changes, so that adequate preservation [...]
Now, parents use ”digital” grounding disciplinary tool

Now, parents use ”digital” grounding disciplinary tool

Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): In our digital age, even parents have adopted high tech art of family discipline-by snatching cellphones, blocking Facebook pages, pulling the plug on PlayStation. When Lantha Carley”s high-schooler got a midterm grade report that contained letters of the alphabet that were not A, B or C, she decreed there would be no more Facebook until he delivered a report card with [...]
Acupuncture eases side effects and symptoms of some cancers

Acupuncture eases side effects and symptoms of some cancers

Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): A number of recent studies have shown that acupuncture can help control a number of symptoms and side effects-such as pain, fatigue, dry mouth, nausea, and vomiting-associated with a variety of cancers and their treatments. Memorial Sloan-Kettering investigators have determined that acupuncture could reduce pain and dysfunction in individuals with cancer of the head or neck. The [...]
40 pc of NYC students are overweight

40 pc of NYC students are overweight

New York, Sep 06 (ANI): A new report has shown that New York city students are overweight or obese – with about half the youngsters in some zip codes tipping the scales too heavily. In the largest study of childhood obesity ever conducted in the city, 40 pc of kindergartners through eighth-graders – more than 250,000 kids – were found to be too heavy. Officials say even though the [...]
‘Kim Kardashian is dating her work’, says Kourtney

‘Kim Kardashian is dating her work’, says Kourtney

Washington, Sep 06 (ANI): Kourtney Kardashian has revealed that her sister Kim is a complete workaholic. “She”s dating her work. Kim is a workaholic,” People quoted Kourtney as saying. Clearly joking about her ubiquitous sister”s love life, Kourtney said she simply wants Kim to be happy and thinks she has not yet found her perfect match. “I don”t think she”s found [...]
Clooney’s ‘The American’ is biggest grosser at this week’s box-office

Clooney’s ‘The American’ is biggest grosser at this week’s box-office

Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): George Clooney’s ‘The American’ has come out toppers at the weekend box-office. The grown-up thriller grossed 13 million dollars, per estimates. Despite its second-place finish, ‘Takers’ with 11.5 million dollars took honours as the Top 10”s biggest theater-for-theater hit. Lindsay Lohan’s ‘Machete’, debuted in third place, with 11.3 million dollars—a [...]
‘The fewer clothes the better’, says Kate Hudson

‘The fewer clothes the better’, says Kate Hudson

Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Kate Hudson has said that she feels most comfortable with minimal clothing, claiming “the fewer clothes the better” for her. “My personal style has never changed,” People magazine quoted her as telling Elle UK in its October issue. “I love comfortable clothes and a lot of accessories. In fact, the fewer clothes the better,” said the actress and mom, who took time [...]
‘Spanking kept MJ away from gangs’, says Joe Jackson

‘Spanking kept MJ away from gangs’, says Joe Jackson

Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Michael Jackson’s father Joe has said that his heavy parental hand kept the king of Pop away from gangs. He made the comment in an interview shot by Jacksonsecretvault.com over the summer, which will be used as part of a movie Katherine Jackson is producing with Howard Mann. In the interview, he speaks about Michael”s past comments about Joe”s parenting — [...]
Missing piece of Mars puzzle may reveal whether life existed on planet

Missing piece of Mars puzzle may reveal whether life existed on planet

Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Experiments prompted by a 2008 surprise from NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander suggest that soil examined by NASA’s Viking Mars landers in 1976 may have contained carbon-based chemical building blocks of life. “This doesn’t say anything about the question of whether or not life has existed on Mars, but it could make a big difference in how we look for evidence to answer that [...]
Murray overcomes flamboyant Dustin Brown at US Open

Murray overcomes flamboyant Dustin Brown at US Open

London, Sep 4 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray defeated Dustin Brown 7-5 6-3 6-0 in just 85 minutes and silenced his noisy fans to advance to the third round of the US Open. Murray coped well with Brown’s mix of big serving, volleys and constant drop shots to win in New York. It was another impressive display from the Scot at Flushing Meadows. Murray now faces Swiss 25th seed Stanislas Wawrinka, who [...]
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