What happens when potassium iodide is added to a disulphide?

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Beating Human hearts grown in lab

Tiny human hearts that beat of their own accord being grown by scientists Made from stem cells, the miniature hearts are just 1mm in diameter.

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To snooze or not to snooze?

Although the snooze button may seem like a gift from the Almighty on Monday mornings, sleep experts agree that hitting the snooze button contributes to a tired morning and doesn't help you feel more rested.

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Now remote controlled drug delivery to brain!

Researchers have developed a wireless device the width of a human hair that can be implanted in the brain and activated by remote control to deliver drugs. The device contains microfluid channels and microscale pumps, but is as soft as a brain tissue and can function for a long time without causing inflammation or neural damage.

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'Red Mud' is making X-ray shields more secure and less expensive

'Red Mud', a typical waste created in the production of aluminium from its ore, bauxite, contains a decent lot of titanium oxide as well as iron oxide making it red.

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Scientists discover why some roses smell sweeter than others

Researchers reveal the discovery of a biochemical pathway that can restore rose aromas.

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Cellulose could make gadgets greener

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have come up with a new solution to mitigate the problem of e-waste.

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The world's most dangerous drink?

Once you've sampled a glass of raw milk, freshly expressed from a cow, then milk delivered to your doorstep seems unpalatable.

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How Fireflies get their glow.

Fireflies are sometimes called lightning bugs. Many a child has spent a summer evening chasing them. And maybe you've wondered - how and why these insects are able to light up?

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Cuba ends mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis

Cuba becomes the first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of the virus.

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Critters living within us.

A typical person contains only about 37 trillion human cells. In other words, bacteria might outnumber human cells in an average person by roughly three to one. Don't worry about being less than human, though. Bacterial cells are very small. All of these bugs make up only between 1 and 3 percent of your body weight.

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