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How wearing skin-tight jeans can harm your legs  Jun 23, 3:07 pm
Washington, June 23 (ANI): You may want to get rid of your "skinny" jeans, as a new study has shown that squatting in the tight pants for long could damage muscle and nerve fibres in the legs, making it hard to walk.
President inaugurates International Conference on Natural Fibres   Aug 2, 10:09 am
Kolkata, August 2 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the International Conference on Natural Fibres organized by the National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology at Kolkata on Friday.
Artificial muscle created from fishing line is 100 times stronger than humans'  Feb 21, 9:53 am
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): Researchers are now using fibres from fishing line and sewing thread to make inexpensive artificial muscles that can be used in medical devices, humanoid robots, prosthetic limbs.
World's oldest string may have been strung be Neanderthals 90,000 years ago  Nov 14, 10:59 am
London, Nov. 14 (ANI): Researchers have come across a slender, 0.7-millimetre-long plant fibres twisted together to form a string, near some stone artefacts at a site in south-east France, which was occupied 90,000 years ago by Neanderthals.
Newly developed optical fibres to drastically reduce Internet capacity crunch  Oct 9, 2:41 pm
Washington, Oct. 9 (ANI): A new type of optical fibre network, called multicore fibre-based network has been reportedly developed which aim to address the issue of the increasing Internet capacity crunch.
Soon, spring-like fibres to mend broken hearts  Sep 24, 11:34 am
Washington, Sept. 24 (ANI): Researchers have fabricated spring-like fibers to help repair damaged heart tissue.
Woven silver strands pave way for flexible wearable electronics  Jul 31, 2:43 pm
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK's National Measurement Institute, have developed a way to print silver directly onto fibres, which could pave way for flexible, wearable electronics.
New multiple sclerosis treatment could help repair nerve damage  Jul 22, 2:30 pm
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study, which sheds light on how cells regenerate protective sheaths around nerve fibres in the brain, could be the potential breakthrough, researchers are seeking, to develop a treatment to repair nerve damage in multiple sclerosis patients.
Invisibility time cloak can hide events from past using stream of light  Jun 6, 4:29 pm
London, June 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed an "invisibility" time cloak which is able to hide events in a continuous stream of light.
Adding more fiber to diet boosts health  Apr 23, 3:18 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Three new studies have contributed to the growing body of evidence for the health benefits of added fibres in the diet.
Now, jeans that moisturise your legs when you wear them  Apr 18, 2:35 pm
Melbourne, Apr 18 (ANI): In a first for the Australian market, Jeanswest has launched innovative denim called Thermolite - a lightweight fabric made with hollow-core fibres, enabling it to trap air for greater insulation, creating a layer of warmth between fabric and skin.
Cheetah's speed secrets revealed  Sep 9, 10:34 am
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Japanese researchers claim to have unlocked the mystery behind the cheetah's amazing speed by mapping the muscles fibres of the big cat.
Now, 'magic carpet' that could prevent elderly from falling  Sep 4, 12:03 pm
Washington, September 4 (ANI): Fall is the most serious and frequent accident for older people, and accounts for 50percent of hospital admissions in the over 65-age group.
Why people's bodies react differently to high-fat diet  Apr 27, 12:03 pm
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A diet rich in greasy foods leads to an imbalance in our gut flora - the bacteria that live in our digestive tract- researchers say.
Soon, solar-powered clothes from natural fabric to charge cell phones  Apr 23, 1:11 pm
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A team of designers, including one of Indian-origin, is developing solar-powered clothes from natural fibres that can charge a number of devices, including phones, tablets and GPS units.
Soon, first optical fibres with built-in high-speed electronic functions   Feb 6, 9:53 am
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time developed crystalline materials that allow an optical fibre to have integrated, high-speed electronic functions.
Genetically engineered spider silk could lead to stronger fibres for textiles  Jan 3, 4:30 pm
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Scientists have genetically engineered silkworms to make artificial spider silk, a breakthrough that could lead to the development of stronger fibres for textiles, bandages for burn victims and bullet-proof vests.
Seaweed to help lose more weight by creating 'artificial feeling of fullness'  Dec 9, 2:37 pm
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Dietary fibres from brown algae boost the sensation of satisfaction, thereby making people eat less and lose more weight, a new study has claimed.
Fibre rich diet reduces heart disease, diabetes risk in teens   Nov 11, 2:46 pm
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Teenagers who consume a diet packed with fibres are more likely to keep away from risk factors for diabetes and heart disease, a new study has suggested.
Muscles become 'shorter than short and buckled when relaxed  Nov 1, 6:59 pm
Melbourne, Nov 1 (ANI): Australian researchers have discovered that when muscles are completely relaxed, the muscle fibres don't just shorten, but actually become wavy and buckle.
New model to map light may revolutionize telecommunications  Aug 28, 6:59 pm
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Physicists with the Institute of Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers (IUSL) at The City College of New York have presented a new way to map spiralling light that could help harness untapped data channels in optical fibres.