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Armani to Launch First Spa in Tokyo

...this autumn in Japan, a nation beloved of both hot springs and high fashion. The Armani Group is opening its giant Armani/Ginza Tower in Ginza, one of Tokyo's ritziest districts, as part of its strategy to lure customers in Japan, already the company's largest market. The 6,000 square-meter (65,000 squa...

Climate Change Reorganized Tibetan Culture 700 Years Ago: Study

... Either way, the change would have altered the way springs channel water off the Tibetan plateau, according to Aldenderfer. Aldenderfer says that his Tibet project is beginning to reveal how the culture high up on the plateau responded. He and his colleagues say they also have some evidence of large-scale...

Multinationals Exploit Groundwater Sources, and People Suffer

...ons are doing whatever it takes to buy up pristine springs in some of the country's most beautiful places. ...Mountain. It draws its supplies from as many as 75 springs located all over the US.Nestl's latest target is McCloud, located in the shadow of Northern Californ...

Now, Natural Looking, Energy Efficient Robotic Ankles for Amputees

... something better. The current design has sensors, springs and a motor that work together to mimic how the hu...tic receives a push at the ankle, but from passive springs that do little to propel the body. As a result, these people expend 20 to 30 percent more metabolic ...

Flies too Have Immune Memory!

...ct with an invader and - employing T and B cells - springs into action once it encounters the same invader again. This adaptive immunity explains why a vaccine provides protection. "AIDS patients are like fruit flies in the sense that they don't have properly functioning T cells," said Schneider. "If there...

Heavenly Notes from a Life Etched With Disability: The Strangest Song

...rration that occurs once in every 7,500 births. It springs from a peculiar mishap on the molecular level, a tiny chemical error, but one that exacts an enormous toll on body, brain, and personality. The result is an atypical body and a profoundly asymmetrical mind. Thanks to Howard Lenhoff's single-minded de...

'Smart Beds' Could Help to Prevent Elderly Patients from Falling

...kg, the smart bed system is made up of compression springs under the hospital mattress. Plenitum Care is aiming to make the smart bed lighter and more portable. Source-IANS...

Coffee lovers: Here is news to cheer, Coffee may lower diabetes

...rtal News-Medical. The statistical relation that springs from the study is that one cup of coffee a day equated to a 13 percent reduction of type 2 diabetes risk, compared with 42 percent reduction for two to three cups a day and 47 percent reduction for four or more cups a day. The researchers of the stu...

Bacteria Commonly Seen In Radioactive Waste, Hot Springs Found Inside Humans

...reviously known to exist in radioactive waste, hot springs and fecal matter of animals has now been found to ... excessive accumulation of radioactive wastes, hot springs and animal faeces was identified for the first time inside the human body. The presence of H. pylo...

Plant based fake meat induces repulsive reaction

...de with fungi based 'mycoprotein.' That ingredient springs from a single-celled fungus. 'It is clear that many people are suffering severe symptoms, including bouts of repeated vomiting, bloody vomiting, and diarrhoea,' said CSPI executive director Michael F. Jacobson. 'One woman experienced faecal incont...

An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones

... toothpaste, and cigarette holder. Radioactive hot springs were regarded a sign of luxury then. Even claims of miraculous cures by radiation, such as giving sight to the blind, were commonplace in this century's first decade. However, radiation has not been able to enjoy the benefits of fame and glory for ...

Mango: the cancer combater

It’s definitely not that mango springs to mind the image of a medication. Rather it is the “king of fruits//” and a darling of all! Mango comes as a respite in the sweltering heat and charms one and all. Besides tantalising the taste buds it has been found to fight tumours and make cancer...

Artificial lenses- Boon to cataract patients

... be almost the same procedure,” Shen says.Flexible springs connect each lents to the edge of the lens capsule. When the rim of the device is squeezed by the relaxing eye muscles, the degree of overlap between the lenses increases, allowing the eye to focus on closer objects.When the muscles contract, pulling...

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