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Train accident averted in Bengal


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) A major train accident was averted in West Bengal when the driver of an express train stopped the engine after it got detached from the passenger ... Read more...

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Anxiety helps people sniff out danger


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Anxiety heightens the sense of smell in people when it comes to sniffing out a threat or danger, a study says.The sense of smell is an ... Read more...

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Walking robot HECTOR developed to study animal movements


April 20th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A six-legged robot HECTOR (Hexapod Cognitive autonomously Operating Robot), designed by researchers at the University of Bielefeld's Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology, has been built to study ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley tweets ’she’s loving Oz’


February 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): They have been uncharacteristically quiet in the 'Twittersphere' during the past few days, but lovebirds Shane Warne and Elizabeth Hurley are back at it.A day after she ... Read more...

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‘Episodes’ “Painfully” Reminds Steven Moffat About The Channel Executives


January 12th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Steven Moffat has found an uncanny but “painful” similarity in the series 'Episodes'. The sitcom brings out the interference that two British writers face when they decided to remake their British ... Read more...

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German Couple in Court Over Squeaky Bedsprings


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple from Germany had was taken to court after receiving multiple complaints that their bedsprings made two much noise during one night of passion.Twenty-four year old Stephanie ... Read more...

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How brains help people ‘click’ in conversations


July 27th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): When two people "click" in a conversation, they are said to have a meeting of minds. Now science has proven the same.The evidence comes from fMRI scans of ... Read more...

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C.P. Joshi launches AWAASSOFT- a web enabled software for Indira Awaas Yojana


July 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Dr. C.P. Joshi today launched a web enabled software for Indira Awaas Yojana named as AWAASSoft.He congratulated the ministry ... Read more...

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Extroverted men, neurotic women make for the most fertile combo


June 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 13 (ANI): A gregarious man and a neurotic women make up the perfect combo when it comes to making babies, revealed a study.Researchers have said that extroverted men ... Read more...

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Here’s how ice flows


May 8th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute have presented first results of a new measurement method in Antarctica.Dr. Olaf Eisen from the German Alfred Wegener Institute has presented results ... Read more...

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Big B is brand ambassador for Colors in US, Britain


January 14th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been roped in to endorse TV channel Colors in Britain and the US after a successful stint as the host of reality ... Read more...

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Haribo MAOAM candies criticized for ’sexual’ sweet wrappers


August 28th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 28 (ANI): A sweet firm is being criticized over fruity characters on wrappers in 'compromising' positions.Haribo's MAOAM sour candy uses illustrations of lemons, limes and cherries.A British man says ... Read more...

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Becks, Jolie to get up close and personal for Armani ad?


July 8th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Angelina Jolie and David Beckham are to team up for a multi-million pound Armani campaign, according to reports.According to bosses, the coupling of two of the globe's ... Read more...

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Burrowing frog can go without food, water for several years


June 30th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) When it comes to hibernation, the burrowing frog is the champion among vertebrates. It can survive without food or water for several years buried in the mud. But ... Read more...

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‘Super-sleepers’ can store enough energy to fight obesity


June 29th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has found that animals that sleep longer store energy for a long duration, a finding that can be useful in ... Read more...

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Earth’s sea levels may rise 25 meters by 4000 AD despite CO2 freeze


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): A new study on the effects of climate change on melting ice sheets has indicated that even if scientists could freeze-frame the atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) as it ... Read more...

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Predicting when a heart attack will occur accurately


April 28th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Thanks to new research by Sharon Zlochiver, a biomedical engineer at Tel Aviv University (TAU), there's hope for potential heart attack victims. Zlochiver can not only predict when ... Read more...

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Overheating laptops may soon be history


April 14th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Although laptops are getting smaller and easier to use day by day, they still get overheated causing circuits to melt and the hardware to fail. But, such problems ... Read more...

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Madge’’s ”double play” with Brazilian toyboy annoys A-Rod


February 5th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 05 (ANI): New York Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez is reportedly unhappy that his alleged lover Madonna is parading Brazilian model Jesus Luz around New York City.The Material Girl ... Read more...

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Engine gets unhitched from train, passengers unhurt


September 13th, 2008 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Passengers of an express train had a narrow escape when the engine got separated from the rest of the train near Tikiapara in Howrah Friday. Eastern Railway sources ... Read more...

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Exciton-based circuits to enable faster computing


June 20th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Particles called excitons that emit a strong pulse of energy as they decay could soon enable a new and faster mode of computing, according to a study. Transistors ... Read more...

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Australian father-daughter end their sexual relationship


April 7th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Apr 7 (ANI): An Australian father, John, and his daughter, Jenny Deaves, have said they have ended their sexual relationship of 9 years that had resulted in the birth of ... Read more...

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Study reports evidence of mature heart cell potential in embryonic stem cells


November 28th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study has reported the first functional evidence that heart cells derived from human embryonic stem cells exhibit one of the most critical properties of mature adult ... Read more...

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