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Liam Neeson’s scene cut from Hangover II


April 11th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Director Todd Philips announced that his decision to enroll Nick to recast the scene done by Liam Neeson in Hangover II was because of a scheduling ... Read more...

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The colour of your car can determine your road accident risk


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 3 (ANI): A new survey has found that silver vehicles have a 10 percent higher crash risk than white on Australian roads.A leading researcher at the Monash University Accident Research ... Read more...

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Why Alzheimer’s drug is both safe and effective


August 19th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new study has unravelled exactly how memantine-a drug used to treat Alzheimer's disease- helps patients without causing serious side effects.It is known that memantine (marketed in the ... Read more...

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Here’s why we dream


July 15th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): Scientists may have finally uncovered why we dream - it could be a crucial tool for sorting and filing information and discarding mental trash, says an Australian researcher."One ... Read more...

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Only half of Brit adults find time to play games for fun


July 5th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Britons have got so busy in the daily conundrums of life only fifty percent of adults get time to play games and have fun, says a new survey.Only ... Read more...

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Can mobile phones help smokers kick the butt?


July 4th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 04 (ANI): Mobile phones could be the next weapon in the fight against smoking, says a scientist.According to The Mercury, Dr Stuart Ferguson, researcher at the University of Tasmania, is ... Read more...

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World needs a “barometer of natural life”, say scientists


April 10th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A group of well-known scientists has warned that the world needs a "barometer of life" for the prevention of ecosystems and species being lost forever.In the journal Science, ... Read more...

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Nanowires to give computers “racetrack memory”


February 24th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 24 (ANI): A US researcher has determined that nanowires could be used to give "racetrack memory" to computers, namely, significantly boosting conventional RAM, resulting in computers that are ready the ... Read more...

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Just like humans, monkeys like to keep chat brief


January 27th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study by British researchers has shown that monkeys avoid long-winded chatter, preferring to keep it brief.Dr Stuart Semple, an author of the paper from Roehampton University, ... Read more...

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Some people really do feel the pain of others


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): About one in three people actually feel physical discomfort when they see someone else in agony, scientists have claimed.The finding, by Dr Stuart Derbyshire, a psychologist at the ... Read more...

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Potential treatment for Huntington’s disease found


November 16th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Discovering a potential new treatment for Huntington's disease, researchers have found that normal synaptic activity in nerve cells protects the brain from the misfolded proteins characteristic to the ... Read more...

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Key protein behind pulmonary arterial hypertension identified


October 26th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): In a groundbreaking discovery, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have identified a key protein that promotes the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension in humans and ... Read more...

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Gene linked to human kidney aging identified


October 16th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): In a novel study, researchers claim to have identified a gene linked to human kidney aging.Kidneys age at different rates, such that some people show little or no ... Read more...

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CO2 in underground water may bring carbon capture and storage a step closer


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): A new research has shown that for millions of years carbon dioxide (CO2) has been stored safely and naturally in underground water in gas fields saturated with the ... Read more...

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Scientists capture complex movements of enzymes targeted for anti-obesity, anti-cancer drugs


February 12th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 12 (ANI): A study led by researchers from Children''s Hospital Oakland Research Institute and The Scripps Research Institute in California has for the first time revealed in great detail ... Read more...

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Shakespeares sweet smelling rose given different smell by scientists


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): Shakespeares suggestion that calling a rose by any other name would not change its sweet smell may not be true anymore, for scientists say that the flowers ... Read more...

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Mad-Cow disease protein also aids in sense of smell


December 22nd, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): Columbia University researchers say that the brain protein that causes human version of Mad-Cow disease, known as CreutzfeldtJakob Disease (CJD), may also be involved in aiding our ... Read more...

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Sleep apnea sufferers more likely to have unhealthy food


October 15th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people suffering from severe obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep disordered breathing condition, are more likely to consume unhealthy food, which may ... Read more...

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Little-known intestinal bacterium may be emerging as next deadly superbug


September 16th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): A virulent strain of the common intestinal bacterium Clostridium difficile (C-diff) is emerging as a deadly superbug, warn physicians. Doctors at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of ... Read more...

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Early stem cell mutation linked to autism


July 1st, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A breakthrough study on mice has shown that mutations in neural stem cell development may be linked to autism.Reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy ... Read more...

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Scientists identify gene that causes enlarged hearts


June 8th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Researchers from the Medical Research Council's Clinical Sciences Centre and the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College, London, have found that genetics play a vital ... Read more...

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Indoor tanning is not just for teenage girls


March 9th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Fox Chase Cancer Centre in Philadelphia have revealed that its not only teenage girls who tan indoors, even older adults do so as well, thereby ... Read more...

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Winter feedings enhance breeding in birds


February 6th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): It is well known that garden feeding helps birds to survive in winter. In addition to that, a new study has revealed that birds fed in winter also ... Read more...

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Two hours of daily TV viewing doubles kids’ obesity risk


November 14th, 2007 - 3:05 am ICT by admin
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