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New York City Department of Health announces unscheduled news conference regarding Swine Flu


April 26th, 2009 - 1:29 am ICT by admin
New York, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The New York City Health Department says it will be holding an unscheduled news conference later on Saturday, officials tell BNO News.The department sent out ... Read more...

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Overpopulation is world’s No.1 environmental issue


April 18th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): The faculty of a US university has determined that an overpopulated planet is the biggest problem that we face today, followed by climate change and a need for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Happy consumers more likely to overlook suspicions of sales


April 11th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Happy consumers are likely to overlook their suspicions or concerns related to sales people's product pitches, if researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Centenarians’ offspring show personality traits linked with healthy ageing, longevity


April 4th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that the children of centenarians generally possess certain personality traits that are associated with healthy ageing and longevity.Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine's (BUSM) ... Read more...

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Diets targeting oxidized cysteine may reduce inflammation and lower disease risk


March 28th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine say that they have found a direct association between oxidative stress and inflammatory signals in the blood.The researchers believe that their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Confusion, not cheating, behind academic plagiarism


March 23rd, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Confusion over what constitutes plagiarism is a leading cause of unauthorized use of written material at graduate school level, says an expert."There is something happening at the ... Read more...

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How DNA repairs may reshape the genome


August 14th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): American researchers have shown the mechanism whereby broken sections of chromosomes can recombine to change genomes and spawn new species. "People have discovered high levels of repeated sequences ... Read more...

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Two separate studies link Huntington’’s disease to overactive immune response in the brain


July 15th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Two research teams from the University of Washington in Seattle and University College London have discovered that an over active immune response in the bloodstream and the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mercury has shrunk more than a mile


July 7th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Studies by the Messenger spacecraft have shown that Mercury, which is the smallest planet in the solar system, has contracted by more than one mile (1.5km) in ... Read more...

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The mystery of levitation unveiled


June 6th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Scot physicists have found a way to make objects float in the air without any physical support, something that is known as the levitation effect.Professor Ulf ... Read more...

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Hand sanitizer use cuts absenteeism rates in schools


June 2nd, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston recently studied whether disinfecting frequently-touched surfaces and using alcohol-based hand sanitizers could help reduce illness-related student absenteeism, and found positive results."The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

45-yr-old woman scientist to head Agni missile project


May 13th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): A 45-year-old woman scientist is set to head one of the country's key missile projects for the first time. Dr. Tessy Thomas has been cleared for ... Read more...

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Future DVDs, beverage bottles may help thwart global warming


April 9th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Carbon dioxide removed from smokestack emissions to slow global warming may soon find application in the production of DVDs, beverage bottles, and other products in the near ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

One third of dementia risk attributable to small blood vessel damage


April 7th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Small blood vessel damages caused by hypertension and diabetes can boost the risk of developing dementia, and may be responsible for certain cases of the disease, according ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Travellers to tropics highly prone to filarial infections


December 26th, 2007 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 26 (ANI): Travellers to tropical countries are highly prone to filarial infections, with river blindness being the most commonly acquired infection between 1997 and 2004, according to a study.A ... Read more...

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Are Michelangelo’s works held in Britain copies?


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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