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New bird species discovered in Peru


August 7th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) A colourful, fruit-eating bird with a black mask, pale belly and scarlet breast never encountered before has been discovered following an expedition to the remote Peruvian ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

E.L. James and Ruchir Sharma top authors again this week (IANS Books)


June 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) E.L. James's "Fifty Shades Of Grey (Trilogy)" dominates the fiction category again in the bestsellers list this week, while Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" is at ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ruchir Sharma and E.L. James top authors this week (IANS Books)


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" dominates the non-fiction category again in the bestsellers list this week, while E.L. James's "Fifty Shades Of Grey (Trilogy)" is at ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rhonda Byrne, Jeffrey Archer top authors this week (IANS Books)


April 28th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Rhonda Byrne's "The Magic" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while Jeffrey Archer's "The Sins of the Father" is at the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rhonda Byrne, John Grisham top authors this week (IANS BOOKS)


April 21st, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Rhonda Byrne's "The Magic" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while John Grisham's "Calico Joe" maintains the top spot in the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rhonda Byrne, Jeffrey Archer top authors of week (IANS BOOKS)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Rhonda Byrne's "The Magic" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while Jeffrey Archer's "The Sins of the Father" maintains the top ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Life expectancy influences major decisions


April 10th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 10 (IANS) The belief in how long you will live may subconsciously influence major decisions such as marriage, divorce, abortion, having a child or attending university."Life expectancy might ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jeffrey Archer’s book tops fiction again (IANS Books)


April 7th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Sir Jeffrey Archer's "The Sins of the Father" occupies the top spot in the fiction section again in the bestseller list this week, while Rhonda ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rhonda Byrne’s book tops non-fiction (IANS Books)


March 31st, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Rhonda Byrne's "The Magic" occupies the top spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while Sir Jeffrey Archer's "The Sins ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Obesity-sleeping pill combo raises death risk


March 18th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Sleeping pills taken by an obese person magnify the death risk, nearly doubling its rate even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sir Jeffrey Archer’s book tops fiction (IANS BOOKS)


March 10th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" occupies the top spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week, while Sir Jeffrey Archer's "The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ravinder Singh’s book tops fiction (IANS BOOKS)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" occupies the top spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week, while Ravinder Singh's "I Too ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sleeping pills cause higher death risk


February 28th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) People taking pills for a good night's rest could be facing a 4.6 times higher death risk and also significant increase in cancer cases, report said.These ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amish Tripathi rules fiction (IANS Books)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" has yielded its first place to Katherine Boo's "Behind the Beautiful Flowers" in the non-fiction section of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Amish rules fiction roost, Steve Job bio falls a spot (IANS Books)


February 18th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biography yielded its first place to Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" in the non-fiction section of the bestseller ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Steve Jobs’ bio bestseller again (IANS Books)


January 28th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biography continued to lead the non-fiction section of the bestseller list while Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of the Nagas" ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Steve Jobs bio still tops bestsellers (IANS Books)


January 21st, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biography continues to lead the non-fiction section of the bestseller list while Chetan Bhagat's "Revolution 2020" yields the top ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Steve Jobs’ biography continues stint on top (IANS Books)


January 14th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biography continues to lead the non-fiction section of the booklist while Chetan Bhagat's "Revolution 2020" rules the fiction set.Non-Fiction1. "Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography" Author: Walter ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beauty can buy both money and happiness


April 1st, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 01 (ANI): They say that money does not buy happiness, but a new study involving more than 25,000 people worldwide has suggested that beauty can buy both money and happiness. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Even German civilians took part in killing concentration camp survivors’


January 18th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A new book 'The Death Marches: The Final Phase of Nazi Genocide' by author Daniel Blatman chronicles how German civilians murdered many concentration camp survivors.The book depicts how ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dancing bird turns the forest into its own personal disco


December 16th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): By displaying dramatic flashes of colour with its feathers, male bird of paradise Lawes' parotia turns the forest into its own personal disco, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Synthetic peptide may repair, regenerate stroke-injured brain tissue


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A synthetic version of a naturally occurring peptide may be able to create new blood vessels and repair damaged nerve cells in lab animals, according to researchers."This successful ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New compounds may help develop drugs for degenerative nerve diseases


January 20th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists at Duke University Medical Centre have discovered certain compounds that could lead to promising new drugs for degenerative nerve diseases, such as Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women have a finer sense of touch


December 28th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 28 (IANS) Women seem to be gifted with a finer sense of touch, thanks to their slender, smaller fingers. "Neuroscientists have long known that some people have a better sense ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sucker-footed bat hangs upright using “modified sweat”, not suction


December 18th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new study has found that a rare bat which roosts upright clings to slick leaves by secreting a "modified sweat" into pads on its wrists and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

From a trickle to a flood, 2.5 million Indians make US their home


October 16th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Stating with no more than 700 persons moving from India to the US between 1820 and 1900, the ethnic Indian community in America has grown to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prison time hits families as badly as inmates


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): In the first known study of its kind, researchers at the University of Michigan have found that people with a family member or friend in prison or jail ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malarial parasites vulnerabilities uncovered


January 30th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): In a bid to combat malaria, scientists have made Plasmodium falciparum, one of the deadliest strains of malaria, to reveal its weak-links that could act as potential ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists identify microbes that can increase plant growth


January 27th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Through work originally designed to remove contaminants from soil, scientists have identified plant-associated microbes that can improve plant growth on marginal land.The findings by the team ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female orgasms linked to the size of man’s…wallet


January 18th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Women are more likely to have orgasms when making love to a rich man, says a potentially controversial new study by British scientists.“Women's orgasm frequency increases with the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Great White has the hardest bite among all sharks


January 10th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study has determined that the Great White Shark tops the list of hardest-biting sharks in the ocean.According to a report in Discovery News, in descending ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Deactivating protein prevents scar tissue formation after heart attack in mice


December 15th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and Cornell University have found that halting the activity of a specific protein can help control excessive scar tissue formation after a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Archaeological evidence reveals existence of the real Robinson Crusoe


October 30th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): New archaeological evidence has emerged that points to the existence of a sailor on a small tropical island in the Pacific in 1704, who is believed to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Reaction to antibiotics sends thousands to emergency wards


August 13th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Adverse reaction to antibiotics necessitates as many as 142,000 emergency department visits every year in the US alone, according to a study. "This number is an important reminder ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Afghan conflict will not end soon: European think-tank


April 2nd, 2008 - 10:41 am ICT by admin
Brussels, April 2 (IANS) Continuing insurgency and the Afghan government's weakness make Western and European defeat in Afghanistan a realistic prospect, warns a report published by a London-based think-tank. The report by ... Read more...

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