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Why slopes seem steeper than they are when gazed at


February 11th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have finally found that our perception of climbing or descending hills being dangerous is because our view is clouded by the expected physical exertion or danger of ... Read more...

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Early life stress has lasting effects on gene vital to normal brain function


September 29th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): A new animal study has suggested that early life stress, such as an extreme lack of parental affection, has lasting effects on a gene important to normal brain ... Read more...

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System that controls sleep in humans may be same for most mammals


June 25th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): An international team of researchers has shown that the neural circuitry that controls the sleep/wake cycle in humans may also control the sleep patterns of 17 different mammalian ... Read more...

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Too much TV increases heart risk


June 25th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Every hour spent in front of television increases the risk of dying from heart disease by 7 percent, a study has revealed. Those looking at their favourite progammes for ... Read more...

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An AIDS Vaccine is Possible


May 18th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant – CNSApproximately 7500 people newly infected with HIV every day. In this scenario, the development of an AIDS vaccine is one of the greatest challenges currently in medical research ... Read more...

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Consuming sugary drinks daily ‘increases diabetes risk’


March 6th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): People who consume sugary drinks every day face a greater risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new US study has found.Scientists have found that more Americans now ... Read more...

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Scientists use new acoustic tools to study sounds made or heard by marine creatures


December 30th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Reports indicate that scientists are using new acoustic tools to study sounds made or heard by marine mammals and fish.Over the past decade, researchers have developed a variety ... Read more...

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US scientists find northern India’s water is vanishing


August 13th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) Using satellite data from the US space agency NASA, American scientists have found that groundwater levels in northern India have been declining by as much as 30 centimetres ... Read more...

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Forehead lift can erase migraine headaches


August 1st, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): The traditional forehead lift or botox can not only erase the signs of aging, but can also eliminate the debilitating pain caused by migraine, according to a study.For ... Read more...

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Drinking problems on the rise among US college students


June 15th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A U.S. Government-funded study has revealed that heavy drinking, drink driving, and alcohol-related deaths among college students have been rising for the past decade.Researchers at the National ... Read more...

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Next-gen DVD that can hold 2,000 movies unveiled


May 21st, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): A new type of disc that stores 10,000 times more data than current DVDs has been unveiled by Australia researchers.The revolutionary disc could be on the market within ... Read more...

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Latest satellite imagery shows Arctic teetering on thin ice


April 7th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Latest satellite imagery shows that the Arctic is virtually teetering on a layer of thin ice, not to speak of its shrinking ice area over the decade. Researchers from ... Read more...

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NASA aircraft examine contribution of forest fires to arctic pollution and climate change


June 13th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): NASA aircraft are set to follow the trail of smoke plumes from some of Earths northernmost forest fires, examining their contribution to arctic pollution and implications for ... Read more...

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