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Dental plaques help decode ancient diets


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Tiny particles of plaque removed from the teeth of our great great grandfathers may help decode their dietary habits and preferences, says a study. G. Richard ... Read more...

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Moon has deep core - similar to earth


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) The moon possesses an iron-rich core with a solid inner ball nearly 150 miles in radius, which is similar to that of the earth, according to a new ... Read more...

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Dating other couples may improve your romantic relationship


February 11th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Want to put the spark back in your romantic relationship? Start dating other couples, suggests a new study.Romantic relationships often start out as enjoyable or even exciting, but ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How the human brain recognizes and retains patterns, images


November 11th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered that an early part of the brain's visual system rewires itself when people are trained to perceive patterns and has shown this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids swear as soon as they learn to speak


September 25th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Kids start using profanities and expletive language as soon as they learn to speak, found a new study. Researchers also found that children are swearing more often than children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parents’ preference for nutritious food withers when buying for kids


September 5th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 5 (ANI): New research shows that parents' preference for nutritious foods goes down to 50 percent when they're selecting products for the kids, rather than for themselves.The likely explanation is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reason behind gamblers’ fallacies and other superstitions unravelled


August 31st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): Gamblers who think they have a "hot hand," only end up walking away with a loss, may nonetheless be making "rational" decisions, say psychologists from University of Minnesota.In ... Read more...

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Non-romantic sexual relationships risky


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): One-third of sexual relationships in Chicago lack exclusivity, says a new study, conducted to point out risks of non-romantic sexual relationships.In the survey of 783 heterosexual adults, one ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Models of sea level change during ice-age cycles challenged


February 12th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new research has challenged theories about the rates of ice accumulation and melting during the Quaternary Period - the time interval ranging from 2.6 million years ago ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jealousy much more damaging when married


February 7th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7(ANI): Researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of Iowa have found that married couples are less likely than other couples to fight about jealousy - but ... Read more...

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Supporting your sweetheart too much may backfire


January 31st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): Researchers have busted the myth that too much support is good for a relationship.Experts at University of Iowa found that being extra supportive or giving the wrong kind ... Read more...

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Depressed people tend to over-report physical symptoms


October 29th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): People who are depressed tend to recall more physical symptoms such as aches and pains than they actually experience, say researchers.The study from University of Iowa College of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dried fish can boost taste of low-salt foods


September 6th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): For health conscious people who turn to low-salt foods adding dried bonito flakes made from fish may accentuate the salty taste of products, according to a new study.Low ... Read more...

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Being active at 5 helps kids stay lean as they age


July 29th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Kids who are active at age 5 are likely to remain lean as they age even if they don't remain as active later in childhood, say researchers.The researchers ... Read more...

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Ants more rational at decision making than humans


July 25th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Ants can accomplish a task more rationally than human beings, according to a new study. Humans and animals often make irrational choices when faced with very challenging decisions, note ... Read more...

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US cosmologist explores notion of ”alien” life on Earth


February 15th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Feb.15 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed theoretical physicist and cosmologist Paul Davies has decided to challenge the orthodox view that there is only one form of life on Earth. In a lecture titled ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama, not Clinton would have been helped by Edwards” absence in Iowa


August 16th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.16 (ANI): A a University of Iowa Hawkeye Poll conducted the night of the Iowa Caucuses suggests the absence of Edwards would have helped Obama, and not Hillary Clinton. The ... Read more...

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Nearly a-third of newlyweds push, grab and shove each other


May 11th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Thought life was blissful after marriage? Well, heres a shocker for you, according to a new research, nearly one-third of newlyweds are physically aggressive.Whats more, in ... Read more...

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