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Vitamin pill can help reverse memory loss


September 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A daily vitamin pill could help reverse memory loss in old age and protect against Alzheimer's disease.The tablet, containing high doses of B vitamins and folic ... Read more...

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Prozac could ease misery of premenstrual syndrome (Lead)


September 19th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) A small dose of Prozac, an anti-depressant, could ease the misery of millions of women suffering from premenstrual syndrome (PMS). British researchers have discovered the pill can block ... Read more...

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Vatican’s astronomer says he’d love to ‘baptise an alien’


September 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): An astronomer of the Vatican has said that he would love to "baptise an alien", but admitted that the chances of encountering intelligent life forms outside the Earth, ... Read more...

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A tiny dose of Prozac may help relieve women’s monthly misery


September 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Those five days of the month when women suffer pain and emotional stress of PMS may soon become a thing of the past, as Prozac can be a ... Read more...

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Vatican Astronomer: Aliens with souls are living among the stars


September 18th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior Vatican Astronomer, Dr. Guy Consolmagno just stopped at confirming that aliens exist somewhere in the galaxy. Dr. Consolmagno said he would baptize an alien ... Read more...

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Dr. Roger Musson Warns That Britain Is Overdue For A Major Earthquake


September 17th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nature has its own whims and fancies. Sometimes it nurtures you, sometimes it becomes violent. Seismologist Dr Roger Musson said that a killer earthquake could hit ... Read more...

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Good memory may be key to happiness


September 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): A good working memory could be the key to a happy and successful life, according to a new study.Dr Tracy Alloway, from the University of Stirling in ... Read more...

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Millions risk life by texting while walking


September 17th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Millions of people are risking their lives by texting as they saunter along busy streets. One in 10 mobile phone users sustains injuries because they fail to notice objects, ... Read more...

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Quantum computer ‘to be unveiled within 5yrs’


September 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 17 (ANI): A new type of silicon chip that works on light instead of electricity could lead to the first ultra-fast quantum computer within five years, say Brit scientists.Jeremy O'Brien, ... Read more...

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Texting while walking could put your life at risk


September 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): The next time you think of sending a text to a friend while walking, reconsider it. A scientist has warned that millions of people are putting their lives ... Read more...

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Why love makes you dump a couple of your closest friends


September 16th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Ever been dumped by a friend embarking on a romance? It may be due to the limited number of people we can have as close and intimate friends. ... Read more...

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Diet, not exercise, key to losing weight


September 16th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Exercising is not the best way to lose weight because our activity levels are the same as they were 20 years ago. Rather a balanced diet is instrumental ... Read more...

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Falling in love ‘costs you two close friends’


September 16th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): It is well-known that a passionate new relationship can leave you little time for others, but now a new study has put some numbers on the observation.Two close ... Read more...

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People want say in debate over synthetic life


June 14th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): People are becoming increasingly comfortable with the idea of 'synthetically creating life' but only if the procedure is properly regulated, concluded a report.The dialogue on synthetic life began ... Read more...

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People having social groups stay healthy


September 11th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): If you are part of a social group, your are more likely to stay away from conditions like stroke, dementia and even the common cold.Well, new research by ... Read more...

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Men’s sweat ‘boosts their attractiveness in the eyes of women’


September 11th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): A naturally present chemical in men's sweat may act as a primitive love potion that increases their attractiveness in women's eyes, says a new study.The substance is derived ... Read more...

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Blueberries keep brain active in the afternoon


September 11th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): A blueberry smoothie at breakfast can stop you flagging in the afternoon, a new study shows.Researchers found that a large helping of the fruit - described by some ... Read more...

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Secret to looking good: Stand next to a less attractive friend!


September 11th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 11 (ANI): If you're having trouble finding a partner for yourself then just take a less attractive friend along the next time you go to a party.According to scientists ... Read more...

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Similar looking faces breed trust, but are big turn-off sexually


September 11th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 11 (ANI): A new study has shown that people tend to trust those whose faces resemble theirs, but members of the opposite sex who look too much like them are ... Read more...

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The hi-tech Tudor cottage that Twitters!


September 9th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): A cottage on an English island may have become the most envied house after its owner converted it into one of the most hi-tech homes in the world ... Read more...

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Sleeping with partner could be bad for health and relationship


September 9th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): The secret to a long, healthy and happy marriage might lie in having separate beds, claims a sleep expert.A research has found that sharing a bed often led ... Read more...

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Gossiping is fundamental to being human, claims scientist


September 8th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Gossiping is fundamental to being human, and this is what separates us from animals, claims a social psychologist.While speaking at British Science Festival, Dr Nicholas Emler, from University ... Read more...

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Religion may save us from global warming, says atheist scientist


September 7th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): One of Britain's most eminent scientists, who is an atheist, has said that the world may have to turn to religion to save itself from catastrophic climate change.According ... Read more...

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Men and women’s views of what is dishonest vary greatly


September 7th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): A new survey of public attitudes to deceitful behaviour has shown that men and women's views of what is dishonest vary greatly.Released at the British Science Festival at ... Read more...

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The top 10 ”inventions” that changed the world


March 13th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Credit cards, trainer shoes, social networking sites, and GPS technology have made it to the list of things that have changed the world. To mark the National Science ... Read more...

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Six million pounds for Indo-British science collaboration


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) India and Britain Tuesday announced six million pounds of funding for large-scale science and technology collaboration between their universities and institutions. The three collaborations will be funded jointly ... Read more...

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British scientists dismiss ‘detox’ myth as a con job


January 5th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Don't waste your money buying dodgy products that claim to 'detox' your body - instead, eat healthily and trust your liver and kidneys to do the job, scientists ... Read more...

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UK science minister claims to have power like a sixth sense”


November 17th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): British Science Minister Lord Drayson claims that he has a power "like a sixth sense, which enables him to foretell some events even before they occur.The multi-millionaire ... Read more...

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Indian American challenges gene cure based on Nobel winning work


March 29th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
By Parveen Chopra New York, March 29 (IANS) A research team led by an Indian American scientist has challenged the validity of a prototype gene treatment based on Nobel prize winning work that ... Read more...

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Hubble discovers methane on exo-planet


March 20th, 2008 - 2:46 am ICT by admin
DPA Garching (Germany), March 20 (DPA) The Hubble space telescope has discovered methane gas, a useful fuel and precursor of life, on a planet outside the Solar System. The European Hubble Centre at ... Read more...

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