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Camera captures comet’s fiery end as it grazes sun

January 21st, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) NASA's solar observatory caught for the very first time on camera a comet's fiery end as it flew too close to the sun's blazing surface. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Low IQ linked to pesticide exposure

April 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Pregnant women exposed to high levels of pesticide will have children with lower IQs, say experts.Researchers have concluded this based on three separate studies, two were ... Read more...

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Here’s how optimism can make you overweight

March 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): New evidence has emerged to suggest that certain characteristics may influence one's health, for example, optimists are more likely to be overweight.Dr Martin Hagger, a health psychologist at ... Read more...

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Staying fat may be better for your health

January 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The idea that weight is harmful has been "exaggerated" and fat people may actually live longer, suggests a new study by US scientists. The University of California study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Children more gadget savvy today

January 21st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Small children are a lot smarter and gadget savvy today than those of earlier generations -- they know how to operate a computer mouse, make calls on mobile ... Read more...

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Fake red blood cells with agility of real cells created from polymers

December 15th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): It will now be possible to make fake red blood cells from polymers, thanks to a University of California study led by an Indian origin researcher.Just like real ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girls exposed to heroin-addicted parent tougher than boys

February 12th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Girls growing up with a heroin-addicted parent and going through adversarial experiences before 18 become four times tougher than boys. These experiences include family mental illness, having a ... Read more...

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Sleepless nights can trigger depression bouts among elderly

October 1st, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): For older adults who have a history of depression, a restless or sleepless night can turn out to be another sign of an upcoming bout of the ... Read more...

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Local bars, not liquor stores, linked to binge drinking

November 15th, 2007 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that bars and nightclubs, but not liquor stores, are associated with excessive alcohol consumption and heavy episodic drinking in adults who live nearby.The ... Read more...

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