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Indian-American identifies ‘wake-up’ gene


September 30th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Wonder why you wake up in the morning effortlessly, even without the shrill alarm? A team led by Indian-American scientist, Satchidananda Panda, has identified a new ... Read more...

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Hidden DNA code more influential than our genes


September 19th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The "hidden" DNA code may be far more influential than our genes, passing down new biological traits more rapidly than previously thought.The study throws up the ... Read more...

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Researchers track how alcohol alters brain cells


June 29th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Alcohol's intoxicating effects are universally known, but its impact on brain activity remains shrouded in mystery. Now researchers have edged closer to unravelling how alcohol alters the way ... Read more...

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Turmeric extract suppresses fat tissue growth in mice models


May 19th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Curcumin, the major ingredient in turmeric, appears to curb weight gain in mice and suppress the growth of fat tissue in mice and cell models. Researchers at the Jean ... Read more...

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It’s possible to treat rabies caused by dog bites: Scientists


March 13th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 13 (IANS) A bite from a rabid dog claims someone's life in the developing world every 10 minutes. But elimination of this horrific disease appears to be in sight, according ... Read more...

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