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Trinidad Hindus celebrate Lord Krishna’s birthday


August 11th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 11 (IANS) More than 300,000 Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, at temples and homes by hosting special prayers and ... Read more...

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Einstein was right… higher you live, faster you age!


July 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The true nature of Albert Einstein's theory that time is a relative concept and the higher you live above sea level, the faster you should age, ... Read more...

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Tagore exhibition opens at Edinburgh Napier University


July 10th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) An exhibition of photographs on the life of poet Rabindranath Tagore has opened at the Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland.The show, titled "The Wayfaring Poet", ... Read more...

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After particle discovery, spotlight on Satyendra Nath Bose


July 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The discovery of a new subatomic particle, possibly the Higgs boson considered "a key to the cosmic riddle", has put the spotlight once again on Satyendra ... Read more...

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God Particle’s discovery ‘biggest leap in physics’ (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Scientists have finally locked onto Higgs Boson, the 'God Particle', a discovery that crowns the global scientific community's most challenging and comprehensive quest for ... Read more...

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Tuning in to tune out stress - the Bollywood way (With Images)


May 31st, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) "I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music," Albert Einstein once said. And ... Read more...

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Einstein starved his wife of sex?


April 30th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) While the world knows Albert Einstein for his theory of general relativity which effected a revolution in physics, a book has revealed the genius expected his ... Read more...

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Food insecurity may cause obesity, says study


April 29th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Gorging on food can cause obesity, but the fear of not having enough food may also lead to the same result, says a new study.According to ... Read more...

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Einstein’s letters, documents go online


March 20th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 20 (IANS) A website launched by a university in Israel has catalogued more than 80,000 of Albert Einstein's collected papers and notes and personal correspondence, including love letters.The ... Read more...

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Abnormal breathing in sleep triggers hyperactivity in kids


March 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Young children who have difficulty in breathing while asleep tend to develop hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well as emotional symptoms and difficulty with peer relationships.The study, ... Read more...

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Radio telescopes to try taking first photo of black hole


January 16th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) A radio telescope project that would connect up to 50 telescopes scattered around the globe could help photograph a black hole for the first time, scientists ... Read more...

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Bhagavad Gita: A spiritual work of excellence


December 20th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Bhagavad Gita, now at the heart of a row involving Russia and India, is widely seen by Eastern and Western scholars as a masterpiece ... Read more...

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VHP threatens retaliation if Gita is banned


December 20th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Tuesday warned of protests outside Russian establishments in India if the Bhagavad Gita was banned in that country."Bhagavad Gita is ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha condemns Russian move to ban Gita


December 20th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday condemned the move in a Russian court to ban the Bhagavad Gita as an extremist text, and the ... Read more...

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New drug starves malaria parasite to death


December 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) A potent new drug vanquishes malaria by literally starving its lethal parasites to death.Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by single-celled parasites Plasmodium falciparum, causing severe ... Read more...

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Jobs biography Amazon’s best-selling book of 2011


December 7th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) "Steve Jobs", the only authorised biography of the late Apple co-founder, has climbed to the top of Amazon.com's best-selling books for 2011.The book was released in ... Read more...

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Brazilian football legend Socrates dies at 57


December 4th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 4 (IANS) Brazilian football legend Socrates, the captain of the 1982 World Cup squad, passed away Sunday of an intestinal infection. He was 57 and is survived ... Read more...

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Einstein brain on display in US museum


November 24th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Several dozen slivers of the brain of Albert Einstein have been put on display in a US museum, the CBS News reported.Visitors to Philadelphia's Muetter ... Read more...

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Wandering in India, Steve Jobs learned intuition


October 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Apple co-founder Steve jobs' wandering across India for seven months looking for spiritual enlightenment turned out "not be a waste of time" as he came back ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs’ biography to release Oct 24


October 7th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 7 (IANS) US publisher Simon & Schuster said Thursday it will advance the release date of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' official biography to Oct 24. It ... Read more...

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Gravitational waves emanate as ’sounds of universe’


October 4th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Scientists are still looking for gravitational waves -- small ripples in the fabric of space-time which are considered to be the sounds of the universe.Just as ... Read more...

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Prolonged stress can shrink the brain


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Being stressed for lengthy periods can actually shrink the brain and cause dementia, new research says. Types of stress linked to the condition include those suffered ... Read more...

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Oral steroids bring on vitamin D deficiency


September 30th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) People on oral steroids are twice as likely to suffer from severe vitamin D deficiency than the general populace, says new research.The study on 31,000 children ... Read more...

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Centenarians possess genes for a ripe age


August 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The secret behind why some people live for 100 years may lie in their genes and not in a healthy lifestyle, a research says."Centenarians may ... Read more...

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Mourhino looks to Einstein to beat Barca


April 27th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 27 (ANI): "The Special One" Jose Mourinho is hoping to draw inspiration from Albert Einstein's theory of relativity when his side real Madrid takes on Barcelona in an all-time Champions ... Read more...

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President Obama’s birth certificate continues to be a controversy


April 27th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Reverend Jesse Jackson has said the birther movement is an attack on the legitimacy of the nation's first African-American president, Barack Obama, which raises "ancient racial fears.""Any ... Read more...

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Trump and De Niro’s free-for-all over Obama birth issue criticism


April 26th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): American business tycoon Donald Trump said at Oscar-winner Robert De Niro is "not the brightest bulb on the planet," and therefore, should not comment on the birther ... Read more...

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Healthy liver-cell transplants may help treat genetic liver-lung disorder


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A animal study has found that transplanting cells from healthy adult livers may work in treating a genetic liver-lung disorder that affects millions of people worldwide.The genetic disorder, ... Read more...

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Brain molecule may play key role in obesity and diabetes


April 20th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Einstein researchers have found a molecule in the brain that may contribute to obesity and one of its major complications - type 2 diabetes.Nerve cells in the ... Read more...

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Underground telescope could peer beyond Big Bang


April 17th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A telescope buried half a mile underground could enable scientists catch their first glimpse of the dawn of the universe. The new device is designed ... Read more...

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Molecules that help propel cancer metastasis identified


April 8th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have identified two molecules that enable cancer to spread inside the body.The findings could eventually lead to ... Read more...

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Scientists find enzyme family that plays crucial role in regulating cell motility


March 19th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that members of an enzyme family found in humans and throughout the plant and animal kingdoms play a crucial role in regulating cell motility.The ... Read more...

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Indo-Australian gravity tie-up at risk over funding hunt


March 16th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 16 (ANI): Time is running out for an Indo-Australian plan to join the US Laser Inferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) network.The detector, to be installed at Gingin in Western Australia, ... Read more...

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Einstein’s archives to be digitised


March 15th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 15 (IANS) Over 80,000 documents of the Albert Einstein archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem would now be digitised.The digitised information will be available to researchers and ... Read more...

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UK schoolgirl has an IQ of 162 - better than Albert Einstein, Bill Gates


March 11th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): A 11-year-old girl from UK, who insists she is just like any other girl her age, is actually very different in one respect.Schoolgirl Victoria Cowie has just been ... Read more...

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