biological explanations

Reliance on the supernatural grows with age

August 31st, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Reliance on supernatural explanations for death and illness grows rather than declines with age, according to a new psychology study."As children assimilate cultural concepts into their ... Read more...

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Zinc ‘can treat the common cold’

February 16th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A team of scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, believes that zinc supplements can reduce the severity and duration of illness caused by the common cold.The findings, based on ... Read more...

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‘Women’s brain as powerful as men’s’

September 13th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Don't underestimate women's brains, which are as capable as that of men, says a neuroscientist. Prof Gina Rippon from Aston University in Birmingham dismisses the idea that our ... Read more...

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Vitamin A makes breastfeeding with HIV more risky: Study

August 27th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements are unsafe for HIV-positive women who breastfeed because they may boost the excretion of HIV in breast milk -thereby ... Read more...

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70-mn-year-old footprints shed new light on dinosaurs

November 10th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the first ever dinosaur footprints in New Zealand, going back some 70 million years. Geologist Greg Browne of GNS Science said the footprints shed ... Read more...

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First dino footprints recognized in New Zealand date back to 70 mln years

November 7th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, November 7 (ANI): A team of scientists has to claimed to have found 70 million-year-old dinosaur footprints in Golden Bay, which they believe are the first dinosaur footprints to be recognised ... Read more...

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