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Habitable planets more abundant than stars: study


April 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Determining the habitability of rocky, earth-like planets will be crucial for us as a species, but the good news is that they are probably more abundant ... Read more...

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Hormone to predict premature death


September 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) High levels of a specific hormone in a patient of kidney ailment can tell who will develop heart problems, require dialysis or die prematurely."This discovery allows ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

You can fidget your way to fitness


June 29th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 29 (IANS) Did you know that walking to the photocopier and fidgeting at your desk may not be entirely pointless?In fact, the intensity and the duration of such ... Read more...

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Your iPhones may reveal your secret flings!


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): iPhone users beware! Make sure you've got nothing to hide, or your phone might reveal your secret flings.It has emerged that iPhones have an 'infidelity app' that can ... Read more...

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Your Apple iPhone is secretly tracking your privacy!


April 21st, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Apple has been accused of putting customers' privacy at risk after security researchers found that their iPhones were tracking users' locations and saving every details to a secret ... Read more...

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Women’s voices remain steady throughout menstrual cycle


April 12th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new study has contradicted prior researches that suggested women's voices change at different times over the menstrual cycle, with the tone rising as ovulation approaches.The study was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Offspring of promiscuous frogs have better survival rates


February 20th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) The offspring of promiscuous female frogs have a higher rate of survival than those who remain monogamous, new research says. One of nature's mysteries is why some ... Read more...

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Whipping ‘won’t make racehorses run faster’


January 29th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): If you think that whipping would make your horse run faster as it nears the finishing line, then you are wrong.A new research has suggested that whipping racehorses ... Read more...

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Turmeric helps fight cancer


September 30th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Curcumin, an extract of root turmeric, could destroy chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells and help fight the disease.This could improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy and also help prevent the condition ... Read more...

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Dance moves that attract women


September 9th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The secret on how to impress women on the dance floor has now been revealed. A study has found out that men who move their necks and torsos ... Read more...

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Now, mathematical formula for celebrity gossip!


April 5th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Celebrity gossip on social networking sites such as Facebook spreads rapidly in the manner of a contagious virus, say researchers. Mathematicians have developed an equation that describes internet ... Read more...

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Cheaper painkillers soon thanks to opium breakthrough


March 15th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 15 (IANS) Canadian researchers have decoded opium poppy which will lead to cheaper and mass production of the current costly pain killers. Currently, the morphine is the most used painkiller ... Read more...

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Drive car while the sun shines, says designer of a solar car


February 20th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Feb.20 (ANI): Tom Boddington, a Research Scholar and Designer of Gwawr, a solar car, discussed the future of electric cars and their viability at the British Library-9 here on ... Read more...

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Global warming threatens existence of tropical species


August 26th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): A new research has determined that global warming threatens the existence of tropical species, the ecosystem and its by-products.The research was done by herpetologist Laurie Vitt, curator ... Read more...

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Toddlers can have negative stereotypes about age too


August 21st, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 21(IANS) Forgetful, hard-of-hearing, absent-minded and confused - these are the stereotypes that usually surround the elderly. What's unsettling is that new research has revealed that these stereotypes can be present ... Read more...

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Grans may help keep kids away from developing negative age stereotypes


August 21st, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): The affectionate bond between kids and their grandmothers is well known. And now, a new study has revealed that frequent visits to nana's place could keep toddlers away ... Read more...

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Indian origin researchers develop equations to prevent car crashes


July 14th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 14 (IANS) A set of algorithms developed by Indian origin researchers will enable robotic cars to communicate with one another and avoid collisions. Bhibhya Sharma of the University of South ... Read more...

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Bilingual babies get an early edge - even before they can talk


April 14th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): The experience of hearing two languages may give babies an early learning advantage - even before they can babble a single word, says a new study.The study has ... Read more...

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Tiny aquatic plant can clean up hog farms and be used for ethanol production


April 8th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that a tiny aquatic plant can be used to clean up animal waste at industrial hog farms and be used ... Read more...

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Universe continuing to expand, confirms study


December 20th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 20 (IANS) Canadian astronomers have rejected the new "void models" that say the earth is near the centre of a region of the universe which is almost empty.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Daily tipple and gardening boost longevity


December 11th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): Forget treadmills, long walks and calorie-restricted diets, a daily tipple and gardening are the keys to a long and healthy life, reveals an Australian research.In the major ... Read more...

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Metal contaminants found in table wines


October 30th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) If you believe drinking wine is healthy, think again. A new study by British scientists shows most table wines have high levels of metal contaminants.Researchers at Kingston University, ... Read more...

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Giant spinning eddies have profound influence on marine life and worlds climate


September 10th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): New studies of the Southern Ocean are revealing previously unknown features of giant spinning eddies that have a profound influence on marine life and on the worlds ... Read more...

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Study sheds new light on extinction rates of species on islands


August 27th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A new research has shed surprising light on the subject of extinction rates of species on islands, suggesting that diversity among animals on islands is on the ... Read more...

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People are separated by just six degrees: study


August 4th, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Do you know that you are just six introductions away from famous people such as the Dalai Lama or Barack Obama? Though it sounds strange, we are all ... Read more...

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Mobile users commit same mistakes as physically impaired PC users


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Manchester has revealed that mobile phone owners make similar mistakes as physically impaired computer users when typing and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanoparticle diet may keep chicken safer for human consumption


March 2nd, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
London, March 2 (ANI): Clemson University researchers have shown that chickens may be made safer for human consumption by feeding them nanoparticles that have the potential to eliminate deadly bacteria.The researchers said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earths messages too boring to earn ETs reply


December 19th, 2007 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 19 (ANI): The reason humans arent getting a reply from extraterrestrial beings that might exist on other planets, is because the messages were sending out are too boring.Reaching this conclusion ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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