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City architecture makes birds’ songs shriller


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Feb 23 (IANS) Urban birds sing at a higher frequency than their woodland cousins in order to be heard above the barrier of constant noise produced by traffic, machines ... Read more...

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Kids with epilepsy ‘more likely to have psychiatric symptoms’


March 26th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children with epilepsy are more likely to have psychiatric symptoms, with gender a determining factor in their development.Findings showed that girls ... Read more...

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Changing email pattern can predict crisis in company


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Changes in a company's email traffic foreshadow a looming crisis, an analysis of now-dead Enron Corporation's electronic correspondence has revealed. Researchers at the University of Sydney's School of ... Read more...

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Shockable cardiac arrests ‘more common in public settings than home’


January 27th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists say that cardiac arrests which can be treated by electric stimulation, also known as shockable arrests, were found at a higher frequency in public settings than in ... Read more...

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Asthmatic kids experience premature loss of lung function later in life


January 19th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have found that severe asthma in early childhood may lead to premature loss of lung function during adolescence and more serious ... Read more...

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New, one-way sound device could improve ultrasound techniques


October 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Scientists at Nanjing University have created a one-way mirror for sound that only allows sound to pass one way - an invention that could help to improve ultrasound ... Read more...

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US senate clears transfer of two Osprey-class minehunters to India


September 29th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The US Senate has cleared the transfer of two Osprey-class minehunters to India on a grant basis to boost Indian Navy's efforts to ramp up coastal ... Read more...

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Authoritative parenting style guides kids to better nutrition


July 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): An authoritative parenting style is associated with more frequent family meals, researchers from the University of Minnesota have found.Their data further indicated that family meals have a positive ... Read more...

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Conical shape primarily responsible for Vuvuzela’annoying loudness: Expert


June 15th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A British acoustic expert has opined that the conical shape of the popular Vuvuzela, which is making its presence felt at this year's FIFA World Cup in South ... Read more...

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New device could be used for ultrafast high-capacity communications


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Engineers at University of California (UC) Davis have developed a new device that could make it much faster to convert pulses of light into electronic signals and back ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA begins campaign to build improved deep space network antennas


February 26th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA has begun a new antenna-building campaign near Canberra, Australia, to improve Deep Space Network communications.Following the recommendations of an independent study, NASA has embarked ... Read more...

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NASA builds new antennas for Deep Space Network


February 26th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by BNO News
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Thursday that it began a new antenna-building campaign to improve Deep Space Network communications.NASA launched a recent project to replace its aging fleet of 70-meter-wide ... Read more...

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Rail budget may spare fare hikes, rationalise freight tariff


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With the Vision 2020 document for Indian Railways her guiding force, Mamata Banerjee will present the rail budget for the next fiscal Wednesday, which is widely ... Read more...

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Erectile dysfunction ‘more common in older men with restless leg syndrome’


January 1st, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): A new study has linked restless leg syndrome with erectile dysfunction in older men.Published in the Jan. 1 issue of the journal Sleep, the study shows that erectile ... Read more...

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Birds evolve their songs to talk in city noise


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that birds living in an urban environment evolve their songs to talk through the noise.For the study, Dr David Luther of the University ... Read more...

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Scared pets? Keep them inside, offer tasty food this Diwali


October 16th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Even the most cocky of pets is scared of fireworks. So pamper your favourite dog, cat or bird with water, food, reassurance and patting inside the home ... Read more...

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Women with atrial fibrillation more likely then men to face stroke, death risk


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Reviewing studies conducted in the past, cardiac experts at Rush University Medical Center have found that women are more likely than men to experience symptomatic attacks, a higher ... Read more...

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Soon, a portable optical atomic clock


September 4th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, September 4 (ANI): In a new research work, a team of scientists has shown how optical atomic clocks in the future might become more compact and even portable, maybe even travel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teens exposed to too much alcohol advertising on cable TV


August 21st, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): A new US study has revealed that ads for beer, spirits and 'alcopop' are frequently aired when more teens were watching television.This is the first study to demonstrate ... Read more...

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Low-income kids having sex as young as 12


August 18th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A new US study has revealed that low income kids are likely to experience their first sexual intercourse at the tender age of 12.The research involving 1,000 low-income ... Read more...

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Scientists show how the ‘reward effect’ facilitates learning


July 28th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): An international team of German and British researchers have shown that the "reward effect", also known as the "carrot" approach, not only supports the improvement of higher cognitive ... Read more...

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New transistors may reduce power leakage during ‘AC to DC conversion’ by a third


July 15th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Japanese researchers say that the leakage of power, which results when a gadget converts alternating current to direct current, may be reduced by a third by switching to ... Read more...

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Middle-aged women more stressed but have lower blood pressure


June 6th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Middle-aged women are more stressed today but have lower blood pressure levels, a long-term study carried out in Sweden has revealed. The study, part of the Prospective Population ... Read more...

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Girls with childhood abuse history ‘at early menarche risk’


May 19th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has found that girls with a history of childhood abuse are at a risk of early menarche or onset of their menstrual periods before age ... Read more...

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Probe to look out for gravity waves emitted 14 billion years ago


May 16th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new probe is going to look for the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation, which is the afterglow of the Big Bang, that may still carry a faint ... Read more...

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Convert sound to light, get better computer chips


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) By reversing a process of converting electrical signals into sounds, researchers may have a new tool to enhance the way computer chips, LEDs and transistors are built.Lawrence Livermore ... Read more...

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Reversing sound to light may provide better computer chips


March 17th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory say that they may have developed a new tool to enhance the way computer chips, LEDs, and transistors are built ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Centenarians owe their longevity to a gene


February 5th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Thanks to the presence of a longevity gene, people can live up to be a 100 years or even longer as a comparison of hundreds of DNA samples ... Read more...

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German researchers uncover “longevity gene”


February 4th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): German scientists have uncovered a gene linked to longevity in Europeans - a finding which suggests that individuals with the right genes can reach a ripe old ... Read more...

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Genetic mutations implicated in irritable bowel syndrome


December 11th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 11 (ANI): Researchers at Heidelberg University Hospital say that they have uncovered a molecular basis for an underestimated disease called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), one of the most common ... Read more...

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Radar to track baby’s breathing and safety in crib


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A technology that tracks enemy bombers and hurricanes will now detect another danger - when babies stop breathing.In a high-tech twist on the remote devices that allow parents ... Read more...

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Ansari calls for more research on West Asia


August 8th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Underlining India's multi-faceted economic and cultural engagement with West Asia, Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday called for more funds for focused research on the region, which is ... Read more...

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Hyenas groans may be just as important as their laugh


July 8th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Spotted hyenas are well known for their laughs, but researchers at the University of California in Berkeley, US, have just determined that in intimate social situations, the ... Read more...

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Depressed kids have more sleep problems


June 10th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Researchers at the Center of Pediatric Sleep Disorders at the University of Rome La Sapienza in Italy, have found that children suffering from depression and anxiety disorders ... Read more...

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Hybrid device combines merits of hearing aids, implants


April 28th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A new hybrid device combining hearing aid and cochlear implant designed for patients who can benefit from both is under evaluation by medical scientists. The crossbreed device, called ... Read more...

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