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Cow urine products from India seized in Britain


August 17th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Herbal remedies and massage oils containing cow urine, poisonous plants, goat meat and ground tiger claws that were smuggled from India have been seized by border ... Read more...

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China’s health ministry launches TV channel


August 7th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) health ministry has launched a TV channel that will promote awareness, education and prevention of diseases.The China Health Television (CHTV) has so far reached more ... Read more...

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Cockroach essential to earth’s delicate ccoystem


June 24th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) People need to stop stamping on cockroaches, as one of the most despised of all insects is essential to our planet for converting nitrogen into fertiliser, ... Read more...

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Brain part failure promotes dehumanising behaviour


December 19th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) A brain part tied to social interaction might prompt a person to commit horrific atrocities, especially if it becomes dysfunctional. This flaw also may help explain ... Read more...

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Couple sues airline over cockroaches


November 14th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A couple who felt sick after seeing cockroaches emerge from air vents and storage areas on an American flight is suing the airline.Harry Marsh and his ... Read more...

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Subhas Bose to Hemant Kumar - history on record! (Feature)


September 9th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Trash for some, treasure for others. Meet Sushanta Chatterjee, who has pursued his passion for music and history, collecting over 8,000 gramophone records that include not ... Read more...

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Make trains rat-free, Congress leader requests Mamata


May 7th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A Mumbai-based Congress leader Saturday requested Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee to take immediate steps to remove rats and insects causing problems of hygiene and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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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Sheen calls TV producers ‘infants’ for firing him


March 9th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Troubled actor Charlie Sheen has once again lashed out at the producers of his TV show "Two And A Half Men", calling them "foolish infants" after ... Read more...

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Blair urged Gaddafi to stop killing protesters during two telephone conversations this week


February 27th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 27 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who has been condemned worldwide over his connections with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, had reportedly phoned the Libyan leader twice early this ... Read more...

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Cockroaches inspiration behind future robots


February 8th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Ask anyone who has ever tried to squash a skittering cockroach - they're masters of quick and precise movement. And scientists are now trying to incorporate this feature ... Read more...

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Cockroach ‘to fine-tune robots of the future’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers are using the maddening locomotive skills of cockroaches to improve robots of the future.Amir Ayali of Tel Aviv University's Department of Zoology said the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lilliput Kidswear’s new apparel line with Nick’s cartoons


January 28th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Leading kids entertainment channel Nick India Friday said that it has signed a licensing agreement with children clothing retailer Lilliput Kidswear for an apparel line based on ... Read more...

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Man kept wife in cellar for 16 years, lived with another woman


January 28th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A man in Brazil locked up his wife in a cellar for 16 long years as he lived upstairs with another woman, it was reported here.Joao Batista Groppo ... Read more...

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Joao Batista Groppo Arrested In Brazil For Allegedly Keeping His Wife Locked Up In Cellar For Years


January 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 64-year-old man has been taken to custody in Brazil after he allegedly kept his wife locked in a dingy cellar of his house for as ... Read more...

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Arshad wants break from comedy (Movie Snippets)


January 24th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Bollywood funnyman Arshad Warsi, who is busy shooting for comedy "Double Dhamaal", is yearning to do serious films now."After DD (Double Dhamaal) i m gonna do ... Read more...

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Man to live with spiders to raise money for charity


November 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 15 (IANS) A 67-year-old Australian man hopes to raise about $50,000 for a children's charity by spending three weeks in his Melbourne shop window surrounded by hundreds of spiders.Though Nick ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient Insects Grew Bigger With More Oxygen, Study Reveals


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Giant bugs may appear revolting to some while fascinating for others. What was previously just a hypothesis is now a fact, with John VandenBrooks of Arizona ... Read more...

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Raising Giant Insects to unravel Ancient Oxygen


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Denver, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that some ancient insects grew bigger due to increased levels of atmospheric oxygen. The research found in particular that dragonflies grow bigger ... Read more...

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Dragonflies grow bigger with more oxygen: Study


October 31st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): New experiments have confirmed that dragonflies grow bigger with more oxygen, or hyperoxia.The giant dragonflies of ancient Earth with wingspans of up to 70 centimetres are generally attributed ... Read more...

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What can country of birth tell about childhood asthma?


October 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Researchers from Tufts University have suggested that your country of birth can decide your susceptibility to asthma.The researchers pooled data from five previous epidemiological studies to investigate the ... Read more...

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Sean Murphy to stuff roaches in mouth for world record and charity


October 25th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 25 (ANI): Sean Murphy, a pet store employee is trying to set a Guinness World Record for holding Madagascar hissing cockroaches in his mouth for 10 seconds.It will be part ... Read more...

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Cockroaches could help combat E.coli


September 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Powerful antibiotic molecules, present in cockroach and locust tissues, could counter MRSA and E.coli bugs. MRSA isa bacterium responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans. Scientists at the Nottingham ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cockroaches could help fight MRSA, E.coli


September 5th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Cockroaches and locusts, which are widely reviled for their dirty image, could actually be more of a health benefit than a health risk, say scientists.Scientists at Nottingham University ... Read more...

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Study: Airline Food could be a threat for your health


June 29th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Catering services that provide food to tens of thousands of airline passengers do put the health of the passengers in risk, because of poor and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Airline Food Can Cause Health Threat For Passengers


June 29th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent inspection report from the Food and Drug Administration said that airline food may be injurious to health. A reputed news source reported that Food ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

In-flight meals putting ‘thousands at risk’


June 29th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 29 (ANI): Companies supplying food to the major US airlines could cause serious harm to the health of thousands of passengers every day due to unsafe and unclean practices, says ... Read more...

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FDA says that airline food could pose a health risk


June 29th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Food and Drugs Administration report says that airline food could pose a serious health risk to passengers.The FDA says most of the meals are prepared ... Read more...

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Airline Food Preparation is Unsafe, Numerous Kitchens Cited by FDA as Unsanitary


June 29th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from the United States Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, airline food could be hazardous to your health, since FDA inspectors have found the kitchen ... Read more...

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Modern vampires neither scary nor sexy, say children’s writers


June 25th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Children's writers are complaining that modern vampires popularised by films such as the Twilight franchise are neither scary nor sexy.Neil Gaiman, the best-selling Gothic children's author, criticised the ... Read more...

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The social roach loves to dine in groups


June 11th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Cockroaches are social insects and like to swarm on food than to dine alone, a new study reveals.Mathieu Lihoreau of Queen Mary, University of London, and his colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Like humans, roaches too ‘recommend eating joints’ to each other


June 5th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Research suggests that cockroaches, just like humans, share their local knowledge of the best food sources and follow 'recommendations' from others.Assumed to forage for their own food till ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cockroach’s brain fires out walking commands


May 7th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Researchers have, for the first time, found that cockroach's brain fires out commands to walk and run-a feat that has paved way for better rescue robots.A team led ... Read more...

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300m-yr-old cockroach ancestor revealed in new 3-D model


April 14th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Scientists have unveiled a new three-dimensional 'virtual fossil' model of an early ancestor of the cockroach that lived around 300 million years ago.Researchers at Imperial College London have ... Read more...

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Scientists turn ancient cockroach fossil into 3-D model


April 14th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) An early cockroach ancestor that lived around 300 million years ago was unveiled in unprecedented detail here in a new 3-D 'virtual fossil' model. Scientists at Imperial College London ... Read more...

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