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‘God Particle’ find claims branded ‘premature’


April 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
However, a spokesman for Cern, which runs the LHC, confirmed the note wasauthentic, but cautioned that it could turn out to be a false alarm as it had not beenheld ... Read more...

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Couples who ‘get busy’ on 14 Feb may have a baby on 11/11/11


January 31st, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 31 (ANI): Couples who will get down on Valentine's Day just might bring an extra special delivery date after nine months - 11/11/11."Absolutely - there's a significant chance of ... Read more...

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The people who can remember every single moment of their lives


December 21st, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): You might forget who that fellow was you were introduced to at the party yesterday, but for five Americans, memory has a completely different meaning - they can ... Read more...

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60 minutes: Endless memory


December 20th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Can you imagine having an endless memory? Well it’s not entirely science fiction any more.Scientists say there is tiny fraction of people who have endless ... Read more...

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In Loving “Superior Autobiographical Memory” Of Marilu Henner


December 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marilu Henner, is not just the "Taxi" babe. She is also blessed with an incredible memory. Recently, scientists conducted a research, to conclude that very few ... Read more...

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Bushcrickets have ‘the largest testicles as per body weight’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A study has found that Tuberous Bushcricket (Platycleis affinis) produces testes, which are 14percent of the male body mass, making it a species that has the largest testicles ... Read more...

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First molecule that blocks key component of cancer genes’ on-off switch created


September 25th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Researchers have created the first molecule that can prevent cancer genes from "hearing" their internal instructions, which in turn stifles the cancer process at its root.The study, led ... Read more...

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First rescue drill reaches Chilean trapped miners


September 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): The first of three rescue drills has reportedly reached the 33 Chilean miners trapped half a mile (0.70 kilometre) underground since 5 August, but it will still take ... Read more...

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Even bacteria exhibit charitable behaviour


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2 (ANI): In a surprising discovery researchers at Boston University and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard have found that charitable behaviour exists in one of the ... Read more...

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Blocking thoughts of ciggies increases smoking: Study


August 19th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Every time you feel the urge to smoke, you try to block the thought of it. What you don't realize is that when you stop suppressing, you end ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio was close to meltdown while shooting ‘Shutter Island’


July 31st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio was close to mental meltdown while on the set of 'Shutter Island'.On-set consultant Dr James Gilligan, who worked with DiCaprio, 35, during the entire shoot, feared ... Read more...

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Drinking reduces arthritis risk


July 29th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) A new study has revealed that drinking can reduce the chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis. The research team from Sheffield University found people with the condition who said they ... Read more...

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‘Recreational drugs and sex don’t mix’


July 7th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Use of 'recreational drugs' reduces sexual performance, a new Canadian study reveals.The findings of the Concordia University study, which evaluated the effect of a wide range of drugs, ... Read more...

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Poorer mothers have lower status than road sweepers, claims psychologist


June 30th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): A British psychologist has stated that mothers have a lower status in society than street sweepers, making them feel unvalued.Oliver James said that women feel unvalued when they ... Read more...

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New ocean being formed in Ethiopia


June 29th, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Afar, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists of the Royal Society have said that Africa and specifically Ethiopia, is all set to see a new ocean that is being formed there.The geologists who ... Read more...

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US made ciggies ‘3 times more cancerous than foreign counterparts’


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new research says that cigarettes made in America may have higher amounts carcinogen - a cancer-causing substance.According to Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), popular U.S. ... Read more...

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Blood-thinning drug can stop malaria infection


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists may have found new treatments for malaria - a blood-thinning drug heparin that can stop malaria from infecting red blood cells.The most common form of malaria is ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider recovering from general power cut


June 1st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is running again, recovering from a recent power cut that affected its machine systems.Cern (the European Organization for Nuclear Research), the body ... Read more...

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FDA To Initiate New Sunscreen Labels


May 31st, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is functioning towards a fresh regulation for sunscreen labels that will supply a rating for safeguard ... Read more...

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Bloody-thirsty midges ‘prefer fat and tall people’


May 30th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): This may not come as a surprise, but still: Scientists have found that fat and tall people are more likely to be bitten by midges - because they ... Read more...

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Smoking, obesity, alcohol affect survival of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients


May 14th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): People with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma-who smoked, consumed alcohol or were obese before their cancer diagnosis-had poorer overall survival, as compared to patients who did not have these risk factors, ... Read more...

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Ultrasound could be used as a male contraceptive


May 12th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): University of North Carolina experts believe a blast of ultrasound to the testes can safely stop sperm production for six months.The boffins, in fact, are beginning to conduct ... Read more...

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Latest trend: Mother-daughter ‘cosmetic surgery duets’


May 9th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 9 (ANI): Mother-daughter 'cosmetic surgery duets' are on the rise, say plastic surgeons.Manhattan facial plastic surgeon Dr. Sam Rizk says that although there are no formal statistics on 'family' ... Read more...

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Sea ice loss major cause of warming in Arctic


April 29th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): According to a University of Melbourne, Australia study, melting sea ice has been shown to be a major cause of warming in the Arctic.Published in Nature, the study ... Read more...

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Watching R-rated movies linked to early alcohol use


April 26th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that middle-schoolers who are forbidden to watch R-rated movies are less likely to start drinking than peers whose parents are more lenient about ... Read more...

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‘Communicative dads’ can help cut smoking among teens


April 15th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): One of the strongest protective factors for reducing the risk of experimenting with smoking in early adolescence is how often fathers talk with their children about 'things that ... Read more...

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PANDAS are not a big fan of stress


April 11th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections, or PANDAS, do not like stress.The diagnosis, PANDAS, was created when clinicians observed that following streptococcal infections, which include strep ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to detect breast cancer


April 6th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple blood test that is capable of detecting breast cancer in women before it can be detected by standard screening methods. Normal breast screening ... Read more...

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Straight-A students at increased mental illness risk


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): The cleverest children in school are four times more likely to develop mental illness as adults, reveals a new study.The research team from King's College London found that ... Read more...

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Colt McCoy prognosis is good, according to his father


January 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alabama, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday the injured quarterback Colt McCoy visited an orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews in Alabama for a second opinion on his injury. And according to ... Read more...

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Gene mutation protects people from flesh-eating disease


December 30th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): In a new study, researchers from The Methodist Hospital Research Institute in Houston have identified a genetic mutation that appears to protect people from developing flesh-eating disease called ... Read more...

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Financial resolutions for 2010


December 26th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): With New Year round the corner, people tend to make resolutions, like getting fit. However, an expert from Baylor University consumer behaviour suggests that people should resolve to ... Read more...

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Green tea chemical combined with another may help treat brain disorders


December 4th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A new therapy combining a chemical commonly found in green tea with another has been found effective in preventing and destroying amyloids, involved in fatal brain disorders such ... Read more...

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Soon, spray-on skin that heals burns in days


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 23 (ANI): A clinical trial of spray-on skin that heals burns in days is set to begin in the US in December.Dr James Holmes of the Wake Forest Institute for ... Read more...

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DNA collected by Darwin in 1835 may help resurrect a rare mockingbird


November 18th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 18 (ANI): With the help of some specimens collected by Charles Darwin in 1835, a rare mockingbird could be soon reintroduced to the Galapagos Islands by a team of geneticists.According ... Read more...

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