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How LCD projectors ’switch neurons on-off like light bulbs’ in worms


January 17th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Researchers have developed a novel way to control the brain and muscles of tiny organisms, including freely moving worms, using inexpensive components from ordinary liquid crystal display (LCD) ... Read more...

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Karzai urges US to reduce special ‘night raid’ operations in Afghanistan


November 15th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 15 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has urged the US to reduce the visibility and intensity of its military operations in his country and end the increased American Special ... Read more...

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ADB 170 million dollar facility to help Bihar, Maharashtra modernize horticulture systems


September 16th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Sept.16 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a 170 million dollars multi-tranche financing facility to help the Indian states of Bihar and Maharashtra modernize their horticulture industries, boosting ... Read more...

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Woman Of Michigan Puzzled On Seeing Marijuana In A Mail At Her House


July 24th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The police officers have articulated a rather astonishing development. The astonishing fact uttered by the policemen is that a 2-pound parcel of marijuana had ... Read more...

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Malaysia emerging as ‘uniquely attractive destination’ for Indian tourists: TCI


March 24th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Mar. 24 (ANI): India's top outbound tour operator Travel Corporation of India (TCI) has described Malaysia as a "uniquely attractive destination."The Star Online quoted TCI's Mumbai-based director Rakshit Desai, as saying ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh calls for creation of Solar Valleys on lines of Silicon Valleys


January 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Inaugurating the 'Jawaharlal Nehru Solar Mission' on Monday, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh called upon creation of Solar Valleys on the lines of Silicon Valleys, and ... Read more...

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Children’s creativity stifled by “dour” school programs


January 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): A huge number of children are being left stifled by "dour" school programs which dull their sense of creativity and leave them bored, a former senior civil servant ... Read more...

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Two structures from old immune system offer hope for treating diseases, infection


June 18th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Two new structures, belonging to the oldest branch of the human immune system, have revealed how it fights invading microbes while avoiding problems of the body attacking itself.Both ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for Downs syndrome identified


March 14th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Researchers from Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a molecular pathway that can be a potential therapeutic target for Downs syndrome, the most frequent cause of ... Read more...

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Hybrid vehicles could reduce cities CO2 emissions significantly by 2050


February 12th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has shown that smart growth, combined with the use of hybrid vehicle technology, could reduce cities carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions significantly by 2050.According ... Read more...

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Moderate weight loss cuts heart disease risk


January 24th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Even a moderate weight reduction in fat individuals could save them a lifetime of health troubles, especially heart disease, says a new study.Doctors at the Methodist ... Read more...

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Common epilepsy drug could reverse Alzheimer’’s symptoms


October 28th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Scientists have found that a treatment with Valproic Acid (VPA) in the early stages of Alzheimer''s disease can reverse memory deficit. Lead researcher Weihong Song, the Jack Brown ... Read more...

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Soon, ”Star trek” style desks for schools


September 17th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Scientists at Durham University are developing world''s first interactive classroom, which may result in a ''Star Trek'' style make-over for schools. With the researchers'' efforts students will be ... Read more...

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Elephant memories may hold key to their survival


August 12th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A recent study has suggested that the memories that old female elephants have of distant, life-sustaining sources of food and water, may be the key to survival ... Read more...

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A noisy brain is a healthy brain: Study


July 4th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Canadian scientists have shown that random brain activity that is not important to mental function, often considered to be noise, is actually indicative of a healthy brain. ... Read more...

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