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850-years old human skeletons found in Mexico


August 25th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican specialists found 15 graves with entire human skeletons estimated at more than 850-years old at an archaeological site in the central state of Queretaro, ... Read more...

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Research now explains the good times


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Ever wondered why time sometimes seems to fly, and sometimes drags on endlessly? There are times when even with positive feelings of contentment or serenity, time ... Read more...

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‘Study of interest profile better way to chose employee’


July 6th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Matching the profile of interests of a person in various works with skills required for a particular job could be a better way to evaluate a ... Read more...

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Respect brings more happiness than bank balance


June 21st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Overall happiness is based on the degree of respect and admiration you command in society, rather than your bank balance, says a new research. Psychological scientist ... Read more...

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Poor oral hygiene linked to cancer deaths


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Poor oral hygiene seems to elevate the risk of death from cancer, because too much of dental plaque has been linked to premature cancer death by ... Read more...

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Beware of the power of suggestions!


June 7th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 7 (IANS) Deliberate suggestions can influence how people perform in learning and memory tasks, which products they prefer and how they respond to supplements and medicines, a study ... Read more...

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Mexican mother blinds her son in satanic ritual


May 25th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 25 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican mother blinded her five-year-old son in an apparent satanic ritual, authorities in the central state of Mexico said Thursday.Carmen Rios Garcia, 23, is ... Read more...

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Why men like ‘dumb-looking’ women


May 24th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Men may not be looking for charm and intelligence when it comes to finding a mate, but rather a woman who looks dumb and sleepy enough ... Read more...

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Does membership of elite group shore up performance?


April 25th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Does being labelled as a member of an elite group shore up your performance on tasks related to your area of expertise?Not necessarily, say researchers who ... Read more...

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Baboons, infants show similar gestures


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Baboons and infants show similar gesturing behaviour, suggesting shared communication systems.Both human infants and baboons have a stronger preference for using their right hand to gesture.It ... Read more...

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167 human skeletons found in Mexican cave


March 11th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tuxtla Gutierrez (Mexico), March 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have found 167 human skeletons from about 50 years ago in a cave in the southeastern state of Chiapas, near the border ... Read more...

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Follow your heart to perceive future events


February 26th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) People who trust their feelings - or follow their heart - are able to perceive future events more accurately than those who subdue their feelings, a ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s relaxed Christmas with family


December 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan had a tiring few months with two of his highly anticipated films "RA.One" and "Don 2 - The King is ... Read more...

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Del Bosque warns of Italian threat in Euro 2012


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 3 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque was wary of having Italy in the same group of the Euro 2012 football after the draw for the tournament was ... Read more...

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Jellyfish can influence ocean temperatures


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Small marine creatures like jellyfish can influence global climate. But how?They help mix warm and cold water in oceans and, by increasing the rate at which ... Read more...

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ADHD medication may delay boys’ puberty


September 21st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in a new study into the effect of the medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children have announced that the active ingredient may delay ... Read more...

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NASA rover reaches rim of the big Martian crater ap


August 11th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity got to rim of the Endeavour crater, the space agency has announced. NASA released a statement shortly after they received ... Read more...

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Fertile women can tell straight from gay


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 23 (IANS) A woman can more accurately tell whether a guy is gay or straight by looking at his face during her most fertile period."This suggests that fertility ... Read more...

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Circumstantial proof must stand on its own feet: Apex court


June 15th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that an accused could be convicted solely on the basis of circumstantial evidence but such a decision must survive on ... Read more...

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Eating dirt can be good for the gut


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) For many people all over the world, dining on dirt is nothing out of the ordinary. Now an extensive analysis helps explain why.The most probable explanation ... Read more...

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Scientists trick brain into experiencing itself as doll-size


May 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Imagine shrinking to the size of a doll in your sleep. When you wake up, will you perceive yourself as tiny or the world as being ... Read more...

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Women are attracted to tall men


May 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Good news for all you tall guys -- women are enticed by your height!Women prefer taller men because they are physically more powerful than shorter men. ... Read more...

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Whites’ racial bias influences views of Obama’s “Americanism”


April 29th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Racial prejudice among some white Americans are influencing their views of President Barack Obama's "Americanism" and their assessment of how well he is performing in office, a ... Read more...

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For first time ever, study proves common genetic roots for autism, epilepsy


April 9th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): A team of researchers from the CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) has for the first time ever identified a new gene that predisposes people to both autism and epilepsy.Led ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for breast cancer identified


April 6th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a protein that alters nutrition of breast cancer cells, which can be a potential therapeutic target in the development of effective therapies for the disease.They ... Read more...

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Early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease revealed in dream sleep


March 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Danish researchers have discovered that very early symptoms of Parkinson's disease may be revealed in dream or REM sleep.Parkinson's disease is a brain disease best known for the ... Read more...

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra gives a performance for plants


March 24th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has given a performance to a rare audience - plants.The performance was on the request of a shopping channel to test the hypothesis ... Read more...

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Mentholated ciggies ‘no more harmful than regular ones’


March 24th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has shown that smokers of mentholated cigarettes are no more likely to develop lung cancer than other smokers.In fact, contrary to a popular hypothesis, menthol ... Read more...

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Chronic ear infections make kids fatter


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seoul, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Korean scientists have reported that children suffering from ear infections weigh heavier than their healthy pals. The researchers also found that children with ear infections have less ... Read more...

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Intestinal stem cells offer clues to colon cancer origin and relapse


March 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine have discovered that colorectal cancer cells trigger a set of genes similar to those found in intestinal stem cells.They proposed ... Read more...

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Latif backs ICC’s decision to reduce number of Associate members in next World Cup


February 27th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 27(ANI): Afghanistan cricket team head coach Rashid Latif has said the International Cricket Council has taken a right decision to reduce the number of teams to 10 in the next ... Read more...

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Anti-estrogen medication ‘cuts risk of dying from lung cancer’


January 24th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Tamoxifen, an anti-estrogen breast cancer medication, may reduce an individual's risk of death from lung cancer, says a new study.The research supports the hypothesis that there is a ... Read more...

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Committed customers don’t like logo redesigns: Study


January 12th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has found that loyal customers who are strongly committed to a brand react more negatively toward logo redesigning, while more casual customers typically view the ... Read more...

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Iron-rich whale poo makes ocean more productive


January 9th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that iron-rich whale faeces make the oceans more productive.Scientists from the Australian Antarctic Division, based in Hobart, have been testing the hypothesis that ... Read more...

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Gene Linked To Stress And Depression, Study Reveals


January 7th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prof. Dr. Srijan Sen, a University of Michigan psychiatrist has recently conducted a study that stated that a gene that carries a chemical, called serotonin, can ... Read more...

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