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Finnish technology prize celebrates ‘life-changing innovations’


June 10th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Helsinki (Finland), June 10 (IANS) The 1.15 million-euro Millennium Technology Prize aims at "recognising and inspiring" innovations that promote "quality of life" and is not a parallel to the Nobel ... Read more...

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Life-changing innovations vie for top global tech honour


June 9th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Helsinki (Finland), June 9 (IANS) Few would know that it is an algorithm that helps us use the mobile phone technology that has made our lives simpler. Or that an ... Read more...

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Early consumption of cow’s milk may boost diabetes risk


May 10th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, May 10 (ANI): Babies fed with cow milk may be at a greater risk of developing type 1 diabetes in later life, says a new study.A 1993 study conducted ... Read more...

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Olympic torch relay in St. Petersburg ends


April 5th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua St. Petersburg, April 5 (Xinhua) The Beijing Olympic torch relay in St. Petersburg, the third leg of its global journey, ended Saturday at the Palace Square. At around 3 p.m., the last ... Read more...

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Women take 50pct more sick leaves than men


February 5th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): If the number of sick leaves they take is any indication, then it seems that the fairer sex is more prone to falling ill, for a new study ... Read more...

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Seasonal weight changes associated with metabolic syndrome


January 23rd, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Researchers at the National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland, have reported that seasonal changes in weight increase the risk for metabolic syndrome.The result is based on an analysis ... Read more...

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Stressful events can spoil your sleep for 6 months


November 14th, 2007 - 8:23 am ICT by admin
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