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Eco-tourism can stress wild orangutans


March 19th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Wild orangutans can become stressed in the presence of eco-tourists over time. But they remain relatively less affected than other animals that show signs of chronic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Martial arts exponents mask fear to show confidence


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) Competitors of mixed martial arts have unique ways of masking fear that actually allow them to project a confident face, says a US study. "Successful management ... Read more...

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Our brains have a ‘rich club’ too


November 6th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Our brains have regions that are "rich" - or highly connected to other parts of the brain - and other parts are subservient to this 'Rich ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hormonal contraception drives joy out of sex for women


October 31st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Despite its known benefits and convenience, newer forms of hormonal contraception could hamper arousal, orgasms and frequency of sex in women, driving joy out of act ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mild memory problem ups risk of death


September 6th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) If you face a slight problem in thinking, concentrating, reasoning and remembering, you may have a short life, says a research.Moderate cognitive impairment can affect one's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

IIM-Lucknow signs accord with US B-school


September 1st, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L) Thursday said it has signed an agreement with Kelley School of Business (KSB) at Indiana University, US, to promote research ... Read more...

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Yoga helps elderly stroke victims improve balance, endurance


June 5th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Elderly victims of stroke exposed to yoga produce "exciting" results, including greater confidence and balance, new research says.Researchers from Indiana University explored whether this popular mind-body ... Read more...

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Wall Street too turning to Twitter for stock market predictions


May 5th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 05 (ANI): To gain a trading edge, Wall Street too is now turning to Twitter and other social media to wring useful intelligence out of the words, opinions, rants and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Flame retardants in blood of pet dogs at higher level than in humans


April 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Scientists have found that chemical flame-retardants in the blood of pet dogs are at a higher level than in humans.Indiana University scientists found the concentrations to be five ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pet dogs can sense toxic compounds


April 27th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Pet dogs could serve as 'biosentinels' for monitoring human exposure to toxic compounds present in shared households.Marta Venier and Ronald Hites environmental scientists from the Indiana ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Depression, age, medical problems linked to dependence post stroke


March 15th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that people who have stroke are more likely to be dependent if they are depressed, older or have other medical problems."Post-stroke depression is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Slow Egyptian constitution revision needed to avoid Mubarak-like successor to stay indefinitely’


February 26th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): The Egyptian military might be planning to submit a revised constitution to a referendum within two months, but a constitutional democracy expert has warned that Egyptian people should ... Read more...

Posted in World |

5 myths about the male body exposed


February 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): There are many myths surrounding men and their physiques, right from the size of their feet to their sex lives.Dr. Aaron Carroll of Indiana University and co-author of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facebook bug that allows personal data access, phishing repaired


February 6th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A Facebook security threat that would allow anyone to access your personal data has been repaired by the company.The vulnerability was discovered by Rui Wang and Zhou ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most Americans consider China an ally of US: Poll


January 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Several issues might have strained bilateral relations between Washington and Beijing, but a latest poll has found that nearly 71.8 percent Americans consider China as an ally of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sexy news anchors distract male viewers: Study


January 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Male viewers snap to attention at the sight of a female anchor they find attractive, but are distracted by her looks and therefore less likely to remember what ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New study explains humans’ critical ability to throw long distances


January 24th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed how humans, unlike any other species on Earth, readily learn to throw long distances.The study by Indiana University and the University of Wyoming ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tired runners unknowingly change running form


December 10th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that runners who continue running even when they are exhausted unknowingly change their running form and it may increase likeliness of getting injured.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Use of lubricants during sex linked to higher levels of satisfaction, pleasure


December 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Women who used lubricant during sex reported significantly higher levels of satisfaction and pleasure in a new study by sexual health researchers at Indiana University."In spite of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For chimps, dominance is a double-edged sword


December 9th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Dominant animals with higher testosterone levels tend to suffer from an increased burden of parasites, reveals a study of chimpanzees.Scientists observed the primates' behavior and studied their droppings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meryl Streep And Jane Pauley ‘Indiana University’ Chat Goes Online


December 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, if you have missed that historic event then here is another opportunity to witness the conversation online at http://broadcast.iu.edu. Both the respected women were introduced by the IU’s First Lady ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

TSA pat-down rules ‘handing terrorists a victory,’ says privacy expert


November 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): The time spent in the overaggressive pat-downs are a waste of valuable resources and could better be used attempting to identify likely terrorists, says privacy expert.Fred H. Cate, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Baby boomers unhappiest with their sex lives: Study


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 23 (ANI): Baby boomers, born during the demographic Post-World War II baby boom, are the unhappiest group when it comes to sex life, according to a new study.However, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women really are more generous than men


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Women really are more generous, for a new study has found that they are significantly more likely to make a donation to charity.Researchers at the Indiana University have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Monitoring Tweets can predict stock market behaviour


October 21st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) The reigning mood among Twitter users can predict the rise and fall of the stock market nearly a week in advance. Johan Bollen, associate professor of informatics at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Men think they perform better than they really do in the bedroom


October 5th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): This probably comes as no surprise to all the women out there, but men think they satisfy their partners more often than they actually do, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Workers quit jobs to get rid of bad bosses, says book


September 17th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 17 (IANS) Workers quit jobs to get rid of bad bosses even though they like their workplaces, says a new book. Workplace management expert Tony Wilson, who wrote the book "Jack ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bad boss - the main reason workers quit


September 17th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 17 (ANI): If you're a bad boss, don't be shocked to hear 'I Quit' from employees more often.A global research organization, Gallup, has found that caliber of the boss is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prayers really can heal the sick


August 6th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Believe it or not, prayers can heal the sick, especially if the well-wisher is standing near the person he or she is praying for, says a team of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Prayer really is capable of healing the sick


August 5th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): The power of prayer really can help cure the sick, according to a new study.A US team from Indiana University, led by religious studies professor Candy Gunther Brown, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hands-on product trials ‘lead to increased customer satisfaction’


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Customers who get a first-hand experience of using a product develop a good mental model of the product, a positive attitude, and greater willingness to pay for it."With ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Being aroused ‘can lead to unhealthy choices’


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Being aroused in any way may make you feel positive and happy, but that can come at the cost of your health, says a new study."While happy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Besides friends, strangers too influence our dating choices


June 8th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Men and women are greatly influenced not only by what their friends think of their potential fling or relationship partner, but also by the opinions of complete strangers, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Friends, strangers influence our dating preferences


June 8th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Men and women are greatly influenced not only by what their friends think of their potential fling or relationship partner, but also by the opinion of complete strangers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Compression clothing doesn’t influence athletic performance


June 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study from a researcher at Indiana University suggests that the new fad of athletes wearing compression clothing to enhance performance has in fact little influence.Abigail Laymon's ... Read more...

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