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Non-verbal cues predict one’s trustworthiness


September 12th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Can you trust someone you just met and if you can, how do you do it? People face this predicament all the time. US researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ultrathin flat lens for the perfect image


August 26th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Applied physicists have created an ultrathin flat lens that reproduces perfect images without the distortions caused by existing lenses."Our flat lens opens up a new type ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BGR Energy confident of bagging new orders


August 4th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) City based engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) company, BGR Energy Systems Ltd., targeting a revenue of Rs.3,750 crore this fiscal, is confident of beefing up its order book position ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Danny Boyle explains ‘Isles of Wonder’ (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) It is titled "Isles of Wonder" and was four years in the making from the moment director Danny Boyle sat down in a room with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bangladeshi leader accused of killing 57 during 1971 war


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Abdul Quader Mollah of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party has been accused of plotting the deaths of at least 57 people in Dhaka during the 1971 war of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Rubber band electronics’ will cut hospital visits


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) 'Rubber band electronics' will enable seamless integration of monitoring devices with the human body to track a patient's vital signs and transmit them to doctors, making ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Usher announces his London show


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been announced that the R&B singer Usher will perform a one off show at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo on Monday 11th June. Usher will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tweaking gene turns tissues into super muscles


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Scientists have done the unthinkable -- they created super-strong, high-endurance mice and worms by suppressing a natural muscle-growth inhibitor. With the tweaked gene (suppressed inhibitor) out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Justin Bieber confirmed as performer for MTV EMA


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian teen singer Justin Bieber has been confirmed as a performer at the next MTV EMA. The event will be held at Belfast, Ireland at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Maoists want to kill me, other Trinamool leaders: Mamata


September 26th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday claimed that the Maoists wanted to kill her and union minister Mukul Roy, besides other Trinamool Congress leaders."A ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

For daughters, corporate shoes of father pinch sharper


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's not easy to step into the shoes of a father who is a corporate leader, particularly when you are his daughter -- since the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi blast: NIA seeks inputs from foreign agencies


September 11th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The National Investigative Agency (NIA) has sought assistance from the US and other foreign countries for clues on the Sep 7 blast outside Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gaddafi vows not to surrender


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has once again vowed in an audio message broadcast on television that he would not surrender. He urged his loyalists to continue ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

People don’t know how to use 3-D: Spielberg


July 26th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Hollywood mogul Steven Spielberg says the 3-D technique is not popular with all movie buffs and filmmakers should not blindly employ the technique.The multiple Oscar-winning director ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Road vibrations, airport noise to produce energy?


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Researchers are working on methods to convert road vibrations and airport runway noise into usable energy.University of Buffalo theoretical physicist Surajit Sen and colleagues suggest how ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Psychologist test how people learn, remember in groups


April 30th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): A psychologist has carried out a test to discover how people learn and remember in groups.Suparna Rajaram, a psychology professor at Stony Brook University, began to specialize in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why massive stellar explosions occur in the tiniest of galaxies?


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer have shed new light on why some of the most massive stellar explosions ever observed occur in the tiniest of galaxies."It's like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wingless female fireflies get less support from mates


April 6th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new research led by Tufts University biologists found that wingless 'stay-at-home' female fireflies get less support from their mates than females who are able to fly.There are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

X-ray technique peers beneath surfaces of artefacts


March 26th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Researchers say that striking discoveries in archaeology are being made possible by strong beams of X-rays.A report showed how X-ray sources known as synchrotrons could unravel an artefact's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arthritis drug could help treat skin cancer


March 24th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers at University of East Anglia (UEA) and Children's Hospital Boston have made a breakthrough discovery that promises an effective new treatment for one of the deadliest forms ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Interest in toys predicts autism treatment’s effectiveness in toddlers


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A new study has found that toddlers with autism who played with a limited number of toys showed more improvement in their communication skills following parent-guided treatment than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New research to identify antibiotics that may help fight TB


March 12th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new international research is being carried out by scientists to identify antibiotics that can kill tuberculosis and fight resistant strains."We want to accelerate the discovery of new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How support protein laminin plays a role in breast cancer development


March 8th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has found how a structural support protein called laminin plays a central role in the development of breast cancer.Mina Bissell with the U.S. Department of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How our taste buds know that sugar is sweet


March 8th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research has attempted to find out how taste cells detect sugars.The study by Monell Center and collaborators could lead to development of strategies to limit over-consumption."Detecting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ready-to-use bioengineered veins expand off-the-shelf vessels options


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study might make it possible one day for surgeons to simply open the refrigerator when patient-ready bioengineered blood vessels might be needed.To avoid complications in patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omega-3 deficiency may explain depressive behaviours


January 31st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): A new study has said that dietary insufficiency in omega-3 fatty acid may explain deleterious consequences on synaptic functions and emotional behaviours.These fatty acids are "essential" lipids because ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Right nostril helps pigeons find their way home


January 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): It's the right nostril that helps pigeons navigate long distances of unfamiliar territory to find their way home, suggests a new study.Biologist Anna Gagliardo of the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why some body organs are more susceptible to cell death than others


January 25th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has explained why some body organs are more susceptible to cell death than others, which could eventually lead to advances in treating or preventing heart ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating fruit, veggies linked to a lower risk of dying from heart disease


January 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): People who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease - the most common form of heart disease, says a European ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why a first impression really is the last impression


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study has found out why first impressions are long lasting.The research by a team of psychologists from Canada, Belgium, and the United States shows there is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Futuristic fridge will automatically order fresh food


December 26th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) A 'fridge of the future' that tells you what to cook with your left-overs and automatically re-orders fresh food is being designed in Britain. The self-cleaning 'fridge of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Madonna looking for ‘maddest, sickest artists to make her new music’


December 20th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna is looking for hot new collaborators to work with on her next album.The 'Material Girl' hitmaker released her last project, Hard Candy, in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New study reveals the key to New Year’s resolution success


December 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): When it comes to New Year's resolutions, such as losing weight or saving money, you should really be asking yourself "why" you want to achieve your goal, rather ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New study offers insights into addiction and impulse-driven behavior


December 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Scientists have shed new light on dopamine's role in the brain's reward system.The findings could provide insight into impulse control problems associated with addiction and a number of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stretching and smashing fluids to understand the physics of flow


December 4th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers have used new methods to try to understand the flow properties of concentrated solutions of particles in fluids of everyday use products like toothpaste and cosmetics.Dr Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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