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Body found in Oregon identified as missing tsunami victim


April 12th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by BNO News
SALEM (BNO NEWS) -- A body found along a beach in Oregon earlier this month has been positively identified as a missing U.S. tsunami victim, Oregon State Police confirmed on Tuesday.Dustin Douglas ... Read more...

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Cotton carrier bags need to used 131 times to be ‘environmentally friendly’


February 21st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Scientists looking at different types of bags and their impact on the environment have found that cotton bags offered by many supermarkets may be less "green" than plastic ... Read more...

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T. rex hunted like a lion, did not scavenge like a hyena


January 26th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Tyrannosaurus Rex wasn't a scavenger like a hyena; rather it hunted like a lion.Scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) used ... Read more...

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Expired cosmetics ‘put women’s health at risk’


November 12th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women are putting their health at risk by using cosmetics that have gone off.In the research, many admitted that they completely ignore ... Read more...

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White gay men ’still taking too many HIV risks’


September 7th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): New research has found that young white homosexual men may have an important contribution in the local spread of HIV.Researchers from Ghent University in Belgium compared the genetic ... Read more...

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Study: Common soil Bacteria have antidepressant effects


June 15th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jun 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Studies by United Kingdom scientists have identified that a common soil bacteria have antidepressant effects. “These studies help us understand how the body communicates with the brain ... Read more...

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A Worldwide Study Divulges That The Population Of The Snakes Is Declining


June 15th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The global population of snakes has been undergoing a steady decline. This upsetting statistic has been divulged in the Royal Society academic journal, Biology ... Read more...

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Scientists unlock genetics of kids’ brain tumour


May 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): An important cancer gene that could lead to more effective drugs being developed to fight pediatric high grade glioma - a disease that currently has a poor prognosis, ... Read more...

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Radiotherapy the unsung hero of cancer care, say experts


April 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Experts at the world's leading cancer charity have said that radiotherapy, which is a crucial cancer treatment, is often the unsung hero of cancer care.Although surgery is often ... Read more...

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New Medical Drama TV Series To Be Aired On CBS


April 3rd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new medical drama series, 'Miami Medical' is to be aired on CBS from tomorrow. The name 'Miami Medical' conjures up some strange images ... Read more...

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Fury over ‘terminally ill’ Lockerbie bomber living in luxury villa six months after release


February 21st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Feb 21(ANI): Cancer-hit Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi's 'ever improving health' has sparked fresh fury, as it has been reported that he is living a luxurious life six months after ... Read more...

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Better flight management quickest way to cut emissions from aircraft


February 1st, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A study by scientists at the Oxford University, UK, has determined that the quickest way to cut emissions from aircraft could be better flight management rather than new ... Read more...

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Elite Oz schools in Facebook racial slur


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Jan. 3 (ANI): A hate group on Facebook, asking immigrants to get out of Australia, has embroiled dozens of Australian elite schools in a racism scandal as thousands of their ... Read more...

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Now, web users can play ‘cosmic slot machine’ to study colliding galaxies


November 24th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): A new website will give everyone the chance to contribute to science by playing a 'cosmic slot machine' and compare images of colliding galaxies with millions of ... Read more...

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Brit pregnant women ‘not sure of swine flu vaccination’


November 18th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A survey of 107 GPs in the UK has found that the public is avoiding the swine flu vaccine, with only 46 percent patients, including pregnant women and ... Read more...

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‘Wonder drug’ a true cancer-buster


September 16th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): A promising pill may be able to treat more types of cancer than first thought, according to researchers.The wonder pill can tackle five other forms of the disease ... Read more...

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It’s official: Tai chi is beneficial for arthritis sufferers


June 17th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Researchers at The George Institute for International Health have confirmed that Tai Chi has positive health benefits for musculoskeletal pain.The results of the first comprehensive analysis of ... Read more...

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Now, ‘racetrack’ memory for PCs to beat ‘back-up’ blues


April 4th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): No need to panic if your hard disk is about to crash and you have not yet copied your favourite pictures and notes on a CD, for a ... Read more...

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New marker to detect prostate cancer identified


March 26th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Sarcosine, an N-methyl derivative of the amino acid glycine, can distinguish between slow-growing prostate cancers and those likely to spread and become lethal, playing a major role in ... Read more...

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Net surfers to create real Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxies


February 17th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Web users across the world are all set to write a real version of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxies, by working together to spot galaxies at ... Read more...

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London to play host to first ever-global survey on neglected diseases research


February 2nd, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.2 (ANI): A special event is being organized here this week to reveal the results of the first comprehensive survey of "Global Funding for Innovation for Neglected Diseases". The event, ... Read more...

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Black holes came before galaxies, say scientists


January 7th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has claimed to have solved a cosmic chicken-ad-egg problem, by concluding that black holes came before galaxies.According to a ... Read more...

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Over-indulgent parents fuelling bad behaviour among school kids


December 30th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Poor parenting skills and a "general lack of respect" for authority figures are the two main reasons for declining behaviour among five to 11-year-olds, according to a ... Read more...

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Regular exercise can be good for sexual prowess


December 10th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Forget lotions, oils and pills the best way to boost sexual prowess is exercise says a Turkish study that focused on swimming rats.Whats more, physical activity might ... Read more...

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Sabretooth tigers preyed in packs rather than hunting alone


October 30th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A research by scientists from the US and UK has suggested that far from being solitary hunters, sabretooth tigers were social animals who hunted in packs, sharing ... Read more...

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Excess sediment in waters bad for coral health


October 9th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 9 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a lot of sediment in the water is bad for corals, and may even prevent them from ever re-establishing.Thats the ... Read more...

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The more the cyclists, the better behaved the car drivers


September 4th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Motorists adjust their behaviour in the presence of increasing numbers of people bicycling, according to a new study, which found that as cycling participation increases, a cyclist ... Read more...

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Now, metamaterial brakes to speed up the net


August 15th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Scientists have found the key to speed up the Internet -metamaterial brakes. "Metamaterials" will make it possible for the scientists to create invisibility cloaks to slow down the ... Read more...

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New monitoring system to help direct troops on the battlefield


August 12th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A defence firm has developed a monitoring system that can spot gamma ray bursts, thus helping direct troops on the battlefield.According to a report by BBC ... Read more...

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Breastfeed babies have better heart health in adulthood


August 8th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8 (ANI): Infants who are breastfed have lower levels of cholesterol in later life, suggests a new research, which added that nursing mothers have a lesser risk of breast ... Read more...

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Aussie megaherbs may have thrived in Antarctica 2 million years ago


March 20th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 20 (ANI): A daisy-like mega-herb found in Australia and New Zealand's sub-Antarctic islands may have one thrived in Antartica nearly 2 million years ago, before the last ice age.Researchers ... Read more...

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Cheating and getting away with it lies in your genes


March 14th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): An international team of scientists have discovered that cheating and getting away with it lies in a persons genetic make-up.The research team found that certain individuals are ... Read more...

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St. Bernard’s evolution challenges theory of creationism, says study


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
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‘Galaxy Zoo’ project throws up a surprisingly ‘lopsided’ universe


November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin
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