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Stress, depression can shrink brain

August 13th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Don't take stress or depression lightly, they can actually shrink the brain and contribute to both emotional and mental degradation, according to a US study.Now researchers ... Read more...

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It’s official: Dogs are smarter than cats, but just

December 10th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): The world is divided into "dog people" and "cat people", each passionately believing that their preferred pet is superior. Now, a new study has put an end to ... Read more...

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Sharks choose “friends” based on genetic similarity and size

August 1st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): In a new research, a team of biologists ahs determined that lemon sharks choose their "friends" based on two qualities, namely, genetically similar species and size.According to ... Read more...

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New drug discovery tool for Alzheimer’s disease unveiled

April 29th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers at Sirenade Pharmaceuticals AG in Munich, Germany, have discovered a new drug discovery tool for Alzheimer's disease.They demonstrated that an abnormal form of tau protein, as ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs were not nearly as intellectually challenged as once thought

January 5th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): New research by paleontologists has outlined the intelligence level among the dinosaurs as ranging from slow-witted to somewhat smart, indicating that many dinosaurs were not complete airy boneheads.According ... Read more...

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