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Peaches, plums put obesity, diabetes on the run


June 19th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Peaches and plums have bioactive compounds that can fight off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, says a new study. The study showed that the compounds in ... Read more...

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A step closer to faster computing


October 27th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Scientists have overcome a major barrier to quantum computing by getting their different components to chat with one another, just like memory and logic circuits do ... Read more...

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CBSE starts new courses in GIS, media studies


July 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a bid to give school education a vocational touch, the Central Board of Secondary Education Monday announced the starting of two new courses in geospatial practices ... Read more...

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Geographic patterns can help predict how disease spreads


April 16th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Disease statistics buried within patient records or detailed in newspaper clippings can be sorted and organised to depict geographic patterns, allowing the discovery of trends that were previously ... Read more...

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Computer programmed to read human faces


January 6th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Scientists have programmed computers to read human expressions and to tell whether one is in pain. "Each facial expression is made up of many different components - a twitch ... Read more...

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Depression may abort craving for pleasure


August 13th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Decreased craving for pleasure is a symptom of a major depressive disorder, suggests a new study. The research contradicts the long-held notion that those suffering from depression lack ... Read more...

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Depressed people less likely to crave for pleasure


August 13th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): People, who suffer from anhedonia, a key symptom of depression, are less likely to pursue rewards if there is any need to put an effort to obtain them, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Telecom equipment industry grew 20 percent in 2008-09′


June 1st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's telecom equipment industry reported 20 percent growth in revenues at Rs.114,527 crore ($24 billion) in 2008-09, compared to 24 percent rise recorded the year before, an ... Read more...

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Brain’s ‘wisdom centre’ found


April 5th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): The seat of human wisdom has been identified by researchers at University of California in San Diego.Using sophisticated brain scanning techniques, scientists were able to pinpoint parts of ... Read more...

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Researcher hits upon greener way to make vital cancer drug


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Research is paving the way for potentially greener and more efficient production of a vital cancer-fighting drug. First isolated from the bark of the Pacific yew in 1967, the ... Read more...

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Indian study shows ‘five-in-one magic bullet’ may halve heart problem incidences


March 31st, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A massive study conducted in 50 centres in India suggests that a life-saving combo of five drugs called "polypill"- containing three blood-pressure-lowering drugs, as well as a statin ... Read more...

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EU rules against deceptive air ticket prices


October 30th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 30 (DPA) Rules designed to stop airlines from advertising deceptively cheap tickets will come into force Friday across the European Union (EU).Jointly approved by the EU's 27 member-states and by ... Read more...

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Male frogs woo females with a song and a sac beneath their throats


July 12th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Texas have found strong evidence that male frogs woo females with a song and a vocal sac beneath their throats.A robot, which ... Read more...

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Scientists putting together the next generation of cognitive robots


May 11th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Robotic engineers have long been trying to develop robots near to having human intelligence, and now European researchers are working towards piecing together a new generation ... Read more...

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Restaurant availability impacts obesity both negatively and positively


January 10th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study has found that the availability of more fast food restaurants compared to full service restaurants near the house can contribute to higher levels of obesity.The ... Read more...

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Nanoballs may deliver drugs to target tumour tissue efficiently


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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