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Mars data indicate carbon dioxide snowfall


September 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Scientists have received the clearest evidence yet of carbon dioxide snowfalls on Mars based on data provided by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), NASA reported ... Read more...

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Kids spanked by mothers more aggressive


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Children who are spanked by mothers are more likely to be aggressive towards other children and adults than kids who are not, says a new study.In ... Read more...

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World forests capturing more carbon


June 7th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Forests are becoming larger carbon sinks thanks to higher density which has helped maintain regional carbon levels in the face of deforestation, according to the latest ... Read more...

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Children victims of most eye injuries from aerosols


April 14th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) More than half the eye injuries treated in emergency rooms due to aerosols involved children 18 years and younger.Children were the victims in more than half ... Read more...

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How bitter taste induces nausea


April 12th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A new study from the Monell Center has highlighted the vital role taste plays as the body's gatekeeper.It has shown that strong bitter taste can cause people to ... Read more...

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Wind ‘can be 10 to 100 times more effective in eroding mountains’


March 29th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): A new report from a University of Arizona-led research team has revealed that wind is a much more powerful force in the evolution of mountains than previously thought.Bedrock ... Read more...

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Bariatric surgery can ’safely’ cut health risk in severely obese


March 15th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that bariatric surgery can result in long-term weight loss and significant reductions in cardiac and other risk factors for some severely obese adults.The statement is ... Read more...

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Women feel guilty dealing with work issues at home: Study


March 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Communication technologies are often seen as solutions to balancing work and family life.However, a new study has suggested that receiving work-related contact at home takes a greater toll ... Read more...

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Peer support shows promise in the fight against depression


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has found that peer support offers promise as an effective, low-cost tool for fighting depression.In the research, programs in which patients and volunteers share information ... Read more...

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Finding life on Mars could get easier with new tool


February 9th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Finding Martian life may soon become easier with the creative adaptation of a common analytical tool that can be installed directly on the robotic arm of a space ... Read more...

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NASA scientists’ breakthrough in determining hyperactivity of black holes


December 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have been able to determine how often the biggest black holes have been active over the last few billion years, thanks to a new study from NASA's ... Read more...

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Arsenic Bacteria Heralds New Era In Search For Life


December 5th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The announcement made by the U.S. space agency NASA about the discovery of a new kind of bacteria that can not only grow in the presence ... Read more...

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Star-Trek-style ’space-time invisibility cloak’ comes a step closer


November 16th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A person moving from one place to another without being detected may sound more like sc-fi, but metamaterials can make this possible.Developed by the researchers from Imperial College ... Read more...

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Brain imaging reveals how we learn from failure and success


October 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have used brain imaging to reveal how people and animals learn from failure and success.The team from Bristol University scanned the brains of ... Read more...

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Mindfulness meditation may alleviate fatigue, depression in MS patients


September 28th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): A new study has found that learning mindfulness meditation may help people who have multiple sclerosis (MS) with the fatigue, depression and other life challenges that commonly accompany ... Read more...

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Mars had ‘recent’ interaction with water and volcanoes, finds study


September 10th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Liquid water has interacted with the Martian surface throughout the planet's history and into modern times, according to data from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander.The research also offers new ... Read more...

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Pakistani flavour at 3rd Kovalam Literary Festival


August 13th, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Three major Pakistani writers and a Chinese author who has achieved global celebrity with her take on socialism are among the literary stars set to attend the ... Read more...

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Giant comet ’smacked Neptune 200 years ago’


July 24th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research has revealed that Neptune was struck by a giant comet about two centuries ago.The discovery suggests that comet collisions with gas giant planets may ... Read more...

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Two German novels now in Arabic


July 1st, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 1 (IANS/WAM) Germany's two bestselling novels -- "Lippels Traum" (Lippel's Dream) and "Kartoffelkaferzeiten" (Potato Beetle Times) -- will be translated into Arabic to make them available for readers in ... Read more...

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B6 and lung cancer: Vitamin lowers risk


June 17th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New studies have found a relationship between the levels of Vitamin B6 and risk of lung cancer. The study found out that people with high levels ... Read more...

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Gold nanorods may help attack H1N1, other flu viruses effectively


May 25th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Scientists at the University at Buffalo and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that future pandemics of seasonal flu, H1N1 and other drug-resistant viruses ... Read more...

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Obesity gene can shrink the brain


April 20th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): The obesity gene, which is carried by over half of all people in the US with European ancestry, is also associated with a loss of brain tissue, say ... Read more...

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NJ contemplating about naming rest stops after local celebrities


March 29th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New Jersey’s turnpike rest stops are going to be named after local celebrities, if the authorities have their way. The transportation commissioner is thinking about selling ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fossil find reveals tinier version of T-Rex


March 29th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 29 (IANS) A fossil find shows that a tinier version of T-Rex existed in Australia. An international team found the hip bone at Dinosaur Cove in south-west Victoria. The team was ... Read more...

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Students witnessing bullying more vulnerable to psychological stress


December 20th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study suggests that students who witness their peers being abused verbally or physically are likely to suffer from metal stress themselves.The study, covering nearly 2,000 students ... Read more...

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Breast cancer drugs may also help beat cervical cancer


November 10th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have shown that two drugs used to treat breast cancer and osteoporosis eliminated cervical cancer in mice.Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School ... Read more...

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Being fat ups risk, consequences of sleep-disordered breathing (re-issue)


October 11th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that overweight individuals are not only at an increased risk of sleep-disordered-breathing, they also suffer greater consequences.The researchers showed that excess weight increased ... Read more...

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Hypertension more common among people retiring from low-status jobs


June 10th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): People who were employed in lower-status jobs suffer from effects of work-related hypertension even after retirement, according to a new study from UC Davis.It is the first study ... Read more...

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Insomniac flies may explain why humans are unable to sleep


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) A line of fruit flies, bred by researchers, may help shed light on the mechanisms that cause insomnia in humans. The flies, which only get a small fraction ... Read more...

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Insomniac flies may help solve humans’ sleep-deprivation mystery


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have created a new line of fruit flies that they think have the potential to pinpoint the causes ... Read more...

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Sleep clears the brain for next day’s learning


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Snoozing does more than help us recover from tensions and weariness - it helps the brain clear clutter accumulated after a long day's work and make way for ... Read more...

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Ear analysis suggests Archaeopteryx was more birdlike than reptilian


January 14th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the earliest known bird, Archaeopteryx, had a similar hearing range to the modern emu, which suggests that the 145 million-year-old creature, ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on rhythmic firing of neurons in the brain


August 6th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): A team of neuroscientists from Indiana University and the University of Montreal have modelled a rhyme and reason for why groups of neurons in the brain fire ... Read more...

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Genes behind dogs diversity revealed


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 23 (ANI): A Labrador is different in traits and behaviour from a retriever and likewise a Pug differs from a Chihuahua in many domains. But what causes this ... Read more...

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Media exacerbating culture of blame against obese people


June 18th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Obese people frequently feel overwhelmed and socially discriminated by the publicity that media and health care professionals carry out about their condition, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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