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Boys’ impulsiveness linked to better math ability


July 29th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Girls and boys start grade school with different approaches to arithmetic problems - girls favour a slow and accurate approach and boys a faster but more ... Read more...

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SC stays Rajasthan judicial services exam (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed the Rajasthan judicial services competitive examination (main) scheduled for June 30 over a candidate's plea alleging errors in the ... Read more...

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Why do some get hooked to depression?


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jun 3 (IANS) We all have a fight with a friend, sometimes a divorce, the loss of a parent. But most of us get over it. Only some go ... Read more...

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The 70 ways that boredom can kill a marriage


April 25th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A study has found that there are 70 ways boredom can kill a marriage, with women more likely to lose interest in the relationship than men.The research showed ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s family firm launces Britannia scratch card


March 15th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Bride-to-be Kate Middleton's family has launched a Britannia scratch card, complete with crowns, and reference to corgis and the Queen, which have been designed to be used to ... Read more...

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Our emotions drive us to do the right or wrong thing


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that it's our emotions that drive us to do a right or wrong thing.A study by Rimma Teper, Michael Inzlicht, and Elizabeth Page-Gould ... Read more...

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Government hit by integrity, leadership deficit: BJP


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) of integrity, leadership and competence deficit and said if Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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David Cameron gets the politics question wrong in school quiz


February 19th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron made a surprise visit to his children's school quiz - and got the politics question wrong.The 44-year-old stunned parents when he showed ... Read more...

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“Million Dollar Money Drop” Asks Contestants What Are The Most Popular Boy Names Of 2009


January 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you are an ardent fan of the show "Million Dollar Money Drop" then last night's show must have been a great experience to all the ... Read more...

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Idaho lawmakers take state history quiz & fail it


January 14th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Idaho, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some lawmakers in Idaho were exposed when they were made to take quiz that involved the state’s history. The revelation got some of the audience laughing at ... Read more...

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Crows can distinguish between men and women’s faces


November 12th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A new research in Japan has indicated that crows are capable of distinguishing between men and women's faces.A series of experiments have revealed for the first time that ... Read more...

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Why kids see a bear or a dog when they see a cloud


November 1st, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A new study by Brit scientist has found that children do not see objects in a fully grown-up way until the age of 13.While adult brains can assume ... Read more...

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Brit pupils make more efforts for male teachers: Study


October 30th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A study has found that pupils make more effort to please, display greater self-esteem and are more likely to believe they are being treated fairly, when the teacher ... Read more...

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Autistic kids not good at covering up their lies


October 9th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Kids who have autism will tell white lies to protect other people's feelings, but they are not very good at covering up their lies, says a Queen's University ... Read more...

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IKEA Features 100 Cats In Its New Commercial


September 11th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world's largest furniture retailer IKEA has launched an innovative but weird contest for the customers. The officials of IKEA say that for their recent advertisement ... Read more...

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Freerice - online game that boosts knowledge while feeding millions


September 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): An online game on Freerice.com has been developed that can help increase one's knowledge while also providing rice to millions around the world.The game, launched in 2007, ... Read more...

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Kyle Boller Is All Set To Tie The Knot With Carrie Prejean


July 1st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American football quarterback for the Oakland Raiders of NFL, Kyle Boller is all set to marry his girlfriend, the former beauty queen Carrie Prejean.A ... Read more...

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Teens’ brains hardwired to take risks


June 4th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Adolescent brains are biologically wired to engage in risky behavior, according to a new study."Our results raise the hypothesis that these risky behaviors, such as experimenting with drugs ... Read more...

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Reward-driven people keep winning


April 27th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Whether it's for money, marbles or chalk, the brains of reward-driven people keep their game faces on, helping them win at every step of the way. Surprisingly, they ... Read more...

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Reward-driven people win more, even when there’s no reward


April 27th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): People more driven by rewards win most often, even when there is no reward at stake, according to a new study.To reach the conclusion, neuroscientists at Washington University ... Read more...

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Children’s top 20 questions that parents find difficult to answer


January 8th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that when children ask their parents questions like, "where does water come from?", "why is the sky blue?" and "what is infinity?", they ... Read more...

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Sherlyn sheds clothes for TRP’s?


October 23rd, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
One of the inmates of Bigg Boss season 3, Sherlyn Chopra, the girl who is always irritated and once cried when asked about her family, performed a very seductive act in ... Read more...

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Success is a better teacher than failure


July 30th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) If you've ever felt doomed to repeat your mistakes, researchers can explain why. Brain cells seem to learn only when we do something right and not when we ... Read more...

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Win a trip for 2 to New York… With stars of New York - Katrina and Neil


June 17th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
On 10 Ka DumSaturday, June 20th, at 9.00 pmOnly on Sony Entertainment TelevisionMumbai, June 20, 2009: This episode of 10 Ka Dum is very special. One because, Katrina Kaif is the ... Read more...

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How to improve individual decision-making


March 11th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Basel have designed a new technique that could assist individual decision-making.Numerous studies have shown that a crowd of people usually gives more ... Read more...

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Even monkeys can subtract


February 19th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Humans may not be the only intelligent animals on Earth, for a new study has shown that monkeys can subtract. Duke University researchers, who conducted the study, said ... Read more...

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Gut feelings can be more reliable than reasoned analysis


February 9th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) You make a decision based on a "lucky guess" which feels right, but that may not be guesswork at all, says the latest research.A Northwestern University study ... Read more...

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Your gut feeling may lead to best decisions


February 9th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 9 (ANI): Its time that people gave due importance to the words I have a gut feeling, for a brain-reading study from Northwestern University suggests that intuitions may actually ... Read more...

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Eureka! moments are created by distractions


October 1st, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): Ever wondered, why a problem that remained unsolved despite hours of thought activity gets cracked within minutes of looking at it again after a break? Well, an ... Read more...

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Clickers help students learn physics better


July 18th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Clickers are helping college students score better on physics tests, according to researchers. In clicker classes, multiple-choice questions appear on a large computer screen at the front ... Read more...

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Internet game generates enough rice to feed 50,000 people for 1 day


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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