distinct differences

Some honey bees tend to take risks


March 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Believe it or not -- some honey bees tend to take the initiative or the risk to find new hives, with their brains showing similar patterns ... Read more...

Posted in World |

What makes fructose fattening?


February 10th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): New research at Oregon Health and Science University demonstrates that the brain - which serves as a master control for body weight - reacts differently to fructose compared ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swiftest sprinters tend to be of African ancestry


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) The swiftest sprinters tend to be of West African ancestry and the faster swimmers tend to be white. A study of the elite athletes over the past 100 years ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Why world’s swiftest sprinters are of African origin


July 12th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Scientists may have uncovered why the world's fastest sprinters are usually of West African origin. The centre of gravity tends to be located higher on the body ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boffins examine, compare bacterial communities in human nose, throat


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): American scientists have successfully completed the world's most comprehensive comparative analysis of bacterial communities housed in the human nose and throat.The findings of the study, appearing in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For couples, ‘perfect moment’ of the day will be at 8:44pm


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): For worked up couples, the "perfect moment" when they can finally sit down and relax at the end of the day comes at precisely 8.44pm, research has found.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kicking the butt beneficial for asthmatics


December 7th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, De 7 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands has suggested that asthmatic smokers can reverse some of the damage to their lungs that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking pot ‘as harmful as tobacco’


August 6th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study by Canadian researchers has shown that smoking pot can cause as much damage to cells and DNA as tobacco smoke, challenging the increasingly popular belief ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Embryonic stem cells and reprogrammed skin cells are clearly distinguishable


July 4th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) have shown that there are certain molecular differences between embryonic stem cells and skin cells skin cells reprogrammed into embryonic-like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is superiority of human brains to chimps’ responsible for higher cancer rates?


June 11th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists at the Ovarian Cancer Institute are studying whether the cognitive superiority of human's brains over chimps' is responsible for the higher rates of cancer among humans."I ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Scientists discover way to measure true depth of pain


June 7th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): From now onwards it will be possible to feel someone's pain, literally - thanks to the efforts of scientists who have for the first time discovered a way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gender equality, a vague and un-Islamic term, says CII


December 17th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.17 (ANI): The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has declared the term gender equality, used in Section 7(a) of the National Commission for Status of Women Ordinance of 2000, as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Snake venom differs with age, location


July 14th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 14 (ANI): Its not just humans who have different traits, accents and habits in different geographical regions. Snakes belonging to different geographical regions pack different venom, even if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanotechnology is seen as part of the same group as biotechnology and stem cell research


February 17th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
Washington, February 17 (ANI): A University of Wisconsin-Madison professor says that the acceptability of nanotechnology is low in the US because Americans with strong religious convictions probably consider it to be a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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