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African hominid fed on unique hard diet


July 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 1 (IANS) The two-million-year-old African hominid had a diet unlike all other known human ancestors, according to German researchers. Hominid is a primate of a family (Hominidae) that ... Read more...

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Nanosensors can free science from animal experiments


January 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Scientists still continue with animal experiments and vivisection, described as barbaric, but now German researchers have found an alternative - in nanosensors - that could reduce ... Read more...

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Keep smiling to look young


November 11th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) While many women may feel a face-lift or anti-ageing creams are the only ways to look young, a study has suggested it is the smile that ... Read more...

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New process to catch wood-work glitches


August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Now production defects in wooden items like pianos and tables, that cannot be spotted with the naked eye, can easily be noticed with the help of ... Read more...

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New software quickly interprets brain cells


July 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The vast network of brain cells can now be decoded swiftly and accurately, thanks to new software developed by German researchers.The human brain is a fiendishly ... Read more...

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Women ‘look for well-paid job in partner first’


April 12th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): Good looks or a sense of humour are increasingly taking a back seat to money when it comes to the criteria women use to find a partner, according ... Read more...

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Females bosses can wreck other women’s promotion


April 12th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Women who make it to the top of an organisation are more likely to help out their male subordinates than female ones and sometimes can ... Read more...

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Now, a car you can control with your thoughts!


March 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 7 (ANI): Ever wondered about a car that could be driven by nothing but your thoughts? Well, it has become a reality, thanks to German researchers.The researchers have claimed that ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel secrets of strong spider silk


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Spiders spin silk to use in webs and to suspend themselves.However, the mysterious mechanics of what makes spider silk strong have baffled scientists for generations.Now, German researchers believe ... Read more...

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Scientists grow human liver tissue for transplantation


January 21st, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists have attained success in growing human liver cells on resorbable scaffolds made from material similar to surgical sutures.This liver tissue could be used in place of donor ... Read more...

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Big breakafast beacons weight loss? Nay, says study


January 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Far from ensuring weight loss, a hearty breakfast could be a sure recipe for piling on the pounds, say researchers.The study, which contradicts the dieting mantra that a ... Read more...

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A big breakfast ‘won’t help you shed those pounds’


January 17th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): German researchers have suggested that eating a big breakfast may lead to gaining more weight.The study, which refutes previous findings that eating a big breakfast reduces total calorie ... Read more...

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Soon, cold plasma jets to replace antibiotics


December 16th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Popping antibiotics may soon become a thing of the past, for a new study has revealed that that cold plasma jets could be a safe and effective alternative ... Read more...

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Mean gene turns people into misers


November 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) If you know someone who never gives a treat or who rarely pays for his share of a meal, don't blame him - blame his mean genes.Scientists have ... 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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Why nickel causes allergies in humans


August 16th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): German researchers have finally traced the reason for allergies caused by nickel.Researchers at University of Giessen, Germany found that the metal directly activates a member of the family ... Read more...

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Did small size prompt the theft of King Tut’s penis?


June 30th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 30 (ANI): Tutankhamun's penis could have been stolen because the Egyptian boy king was allegedly less-than-endowed.According to Time magazine, a report in The New Scientist presents the possibility of ... Read more...

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Alcohol use, smoking, coffee drinking, linked to migraines in teens


June 7th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has linked alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking to increased migraines and tension-type headaches (TTH) in high school students.Coffee drinking and physical inactivity were associated ... Read more...

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Air pollution may raise risk of developing type 2 diabetes in women


May 28th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Traffic-related air pollution may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in women, says a new study.Low-grade inflammation may contribute to the higher incidence of type 2 ... Read more...

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Cougars die young, but sugar daddies live longer


May 17th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ladies beware, marrying someone you are older than, can be costly for your life. New findings by German researchers shows that women who marry men ... Read more...

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Scientists warn robots with knives could accidentally attack humans


May 8th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Scientists have warned that robots helping around the house could be dangerous, as they could accidentally inflict deadly wounds on humans.Homes of the future are often depicted as ... Read more...

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Germans plan trials for arsenic removal from water in Bihar


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 2 (IANS) A team of German researchers is likely to begin next week field trials of a new technology for arsenic removal from ground water in Bihar, which has 16 ... Read more...

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Chocolate can reduce the risk of heart ailment


March 31st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Chocolate lovers can rejoice as studies have come up with the fact that chocolate reduces the heart risk by forty percent. A group of ... Read more...

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Chocolates Found To Lessen Risk Of Heart Attacks


March 31st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you fear a heart attack, fear no more. Recent studies claim that consuming chocolates on a daily basis and in small doses would lower ... Read more...

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Lip-reading cellphone allows for soundless communication


March 5th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Karlsruhe Institute of Technology researchers have developed the phone of the future, a lip-reading cell that allows for soundless communication.The software by German researchers enables people to move ... Read more...

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Brain training ‘doesn’t improve older adults’ overall mental fitness’


December 24th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Brain training products don't improve overall mental health of older adults, say researchers.The study led by German researchers showed that such items can only improve specific abilities they ... Read more...

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Air pollution ‘ups dementia risk’


October 21st, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that air pollution can significantly increase the risk of memory problems in the elderly.German researchers have found that women who had lived near ... Read more...

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Two new blood tests make detection of gastrointestinal cancer simpler


September 21st, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): Scientists have come up with two new blood tests that can make it simpler and cost effective to diagnnose gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.A research team led by Joost Louwagie, ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptive pills don’t affect fertility in women


September 7th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept 7 (ANI): Taking oral contraceptive does not affect a woman's ability to conceive after she stops it, reveals a study.The study led by German researchers showed that neither the length ... Read more...

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High quality video, telephone conferencing may be round the corner


September 6th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 6 (ANI): German researchers are sure that compression technologies can put an end to the poor images and sound quality that are often encountered by people during video and telephone ... Read more...

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T-rex was a cowardly bully who picked on runts


August 25th, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg, Aug 25 (DPA) Forget the movie image of Tyrannosaurus rex engaged in battle with other brutes his own size. In fact, T-rex was a cowardly bully who preferred to ... Read more...

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Belly fat ‘can lead to risky chronic diseases’


July 21st, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 21 (ANI): Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and German researchers claim that fat cells in the abdomen "communicate" with bodily organs and set in motion a variety of risky chronic ... Read more...

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Cardboard homes could solve Africa’s housing woes


June 23rd, 2009 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg, June 23 (DPA) Building homes out of cardboard may be the way to resolve Africa's housing shortage and recycle precious resources during the 21st century, according to German scientists.Prototype ... Read more...

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Scientists find molecular ’switch’ that activates osteoporosis


June 15th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg (Germany), June 15 (DPA) German scientists claim to have found the molecular "switch" that activates osteoporosis, the crippling degenerative disease which afflicts millions of people, mostly older women. The German researchers at ... Read more...

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Broken hearts love media, while broke people hate it


June 11th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study suggests that the last thing most people with broken hearts want to do is to read informational articles about romance, but those facing financial difficulties ... Read more...

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