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Two apples a day keep heart diseases away


July 26th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Just two apples a day could help protect women against heart disease by cutting their cholesterol levels, according to study.Scientists found that apples significantly lowered blood ... Read more...

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Brilliant or dull - triad of genes decides that


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) A triad of genes determines how brilliant or dull you are at your studies, whether you complete your high school or attend college. The three genes ... Read more...

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Why do model employees tend to give up?


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Model employees committed to their organisation are willing to go the extra mile to see it thrive but can give up if they sense that they're ... Read more...

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Musical device to help premature babies feed better


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Many premature babies face typically unpleasant medical procedures, long hospital stays and increased chances of chronic health issues throughout their lives. To help address one of ... Read more...

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How testosterone fights blues


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, also keeps depression at bay. Now scientists have figured out how.Nicole Carrier and Mohamed Kabbaj of the Florida State University ... Read more...

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Meet the planet’s most powerful biters


March 19th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) A 17 ft Australian saltwater crocodile exerts the most powerful bite on earth, recorded at 3,700 pounds, beating a wild American alligator with a 2,980-pound ... Read more...

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How did dinosours have sex?


February 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) It is well-known that dinosaurs ruled the earth at some stage of life and they could only do this by being good at mating. But have ... Read more...

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Can parent’s education affect offspring’s mental health?


January 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) It is quite possible that depression in adulthood could spring from a parent's level of education, a Canadian study suggests. Amelie Quesnel-Vallee from McGill University and ... Read more...

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Fretting over decisions creates dissatisfaction


December 16th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) You have been looking out for a new microwave oven that would suit your budget and requirements but the simple quest becomes quite an ordeal over ... Read more...

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Marriage can kill the criminal in you


September 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Marriage can help reduce crime by enabling people to develop greater self-control.Walter Forrest, criminologist, Monash University and associate professor Carter Hay from Florida State University found ... Read more...

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Myth: Video games sharpen brain


September 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) That playing video games makes the brain smarter and improves concentration might be a myth fostered by a host of studies."Despite the hype, in reality, there ... Read more...

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Level of tiffs between spouses remains same over years


August 16th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Tiffs with your spouse stay at the same levels -- for your entire marriage.That may be good news for the 16 percent couples who get by ... Read more...

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Study reveals gender bias in kids’ books


May 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has uncovered gender bias in children's books with male characters, including male animals, leading the fictional pack.The findings of Florida State University researchers are based ... Read more...

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Eating apples every day keep women’s cholesterol at bay


April 13th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): An apple a day can really keep the doctor away - by reducing bad cholesterol levels in women, according to a new study.Apples are truly a miracle fruit ... Read more...

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Most people ‘willing to pay to reduce identity theft’


March 20th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Most people are willing to pay to be protected from identity theft, according to a new study.A new four-state survey conducted by Florida State University criminologists found that ... Read more...

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New project to predict behaviour of ice sheets under changing climate


March 7th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new project is underway to help predict the behaviour of ice sheets under a changing climate.Called the Scalable, Efficient, and Accurate Community Ice Sheet Model, or SEACISM, ... Read more...

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Why men may remain monogamous despite temptation


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Men naturally find ovulating women more attractive, but deliberately play down this attraction if they are in a committed relationship, a new study has found.Researchers at Florida State ... Read more...

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How video games can reveal a child’s core competencies


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A researcher from Florida State University has presented an approach wherein a learning experience can be made more enjoyable by creating video games into which educational content and ... Read more...

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500K tons of hydrocarbons released during Gulf of Mexico oil discharge


February 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Up to 500,000 tons of gaseous hydrocarbons were emitted into the deep ocean, according to a new University of Georgia study.The authors conclude that such a large gas ... Read more...

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Search for cancer ‘biomarkers’ to make treatments more effective


January 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A Florida State University scientist is working to identify a variety of 'biomarkers' that might provide earlier warnings of the presence of breast and prostate cancers."Biomarkers are indicators ... Read more...

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98 percent of parents feel youth should receive sex-ed from them: US study


January 9th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 09 (ANI): Parents should be the most important providers of information about sex and sexuality to kids, says a new survey of parents.In the study, researchers interviewed 1,605 parents of ... Read more...

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Children with ADHD have more difficulties on math and reading tests


December 11th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study concluded that children with ADHD can sometimes have more difficulties on math and reading tests compared to their peers.Researchers used identical and fraternal twins to ... Read more...

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FSU Admissions Open For The Year 2011-12


December 8th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Florida State University has finally opened its admission process for the 2011-2012 session. The university has officially announced that it is all set to take ... Read more...

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It’s official: Men are hornier than women


December 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Innumerable studies have gone into finding out 'reality of the male sex drive', but now a new study claims that men really are 'hornier' than women.Roy F. Baumeister ... Read more...

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Criminal behaviour could be ‘all in the genes’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Is a life of crime hereditary? Apparently, it is, says a new research carried out in the US.The study of young men and women who had been adopted ... Read more...

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Understanding efficacy of current drugs and paving way for new ones


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Institute of Molecular Biophysics at Florida State University and researchers at Brigham Young University in Utah are close to ... Read more...

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Watermelon lowers blood pressure


October 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Watermelon, apart from being rich in nutrients, has been found to lower pre-hypertension, a precursor to cardio diseases.Assistant professor Arturo Figueroa and Professor Bahram H. Arjmandi of ... Read more...

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Watermelon effectively lowers BP


October 14th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University suggests that watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. ... Read more...

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How bacteria become resistant to antibiotics


October 6th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): A recent study by two Florida State University biochemists has found that bacteria have an innate ability to produce a large variety of proteins, which make them remarkably ... Read more...

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Students should be encouraged to shoot for the stars, say experts


October 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that less academically promising students shouldn't be discouraged from setting high educational ambitions.Chardie Baird, K-State assistant professor of sociology, and John Reynolds, Florida ... Read more...

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Research Finds That Parents And Educators Should Encourage College Students To Shoot For The Stars


October 1st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A New study revealed that less academically promising students shouldn't be discouraged from setting high educational ambitions.Chardie Baird, K-State assistant professor of sociology, and John Reynolds, Florida State ... Read more...

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Talking while walking harder for Parkinson’s patients


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): People with Parkinson's disease are at increased risk for falls with injury because they have more trouble walking and talking, according to a new Florida State University study.The ... Read more...

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Here’s what consumers can do for social acceptance


September 21st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): A new study has indicated that people who feel excluded will go to any length to try to become part of a group, even if it involves spending ... Read more...

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Stretching prior to running may lower endurance


September 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): A new study has suggested that distance runners who stretch before running may not to be able run as far-and yet spend more energy doing it.The study was ... Read more...

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Academic performance in adolescence linked to gene variants


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the academic performance of adolescents will suffer in at least one of four key subjects -- English, math, science, history -- if ... Read more...

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