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Blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease in offing


August 10th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) A blood test is in the offing to detect Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Emory University say."Reliability and failure to replicate initial results have been the biggest challenge ... Read more...

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Nieto claims Mexico presidency win


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Mexico, July 3 (IANS) Institutional Revolutionary Party's Enrique Pena Nieto has claimed victory in Mexico's presidential elections, the Prensa latina news agency reported."I assume with emotion, great commitment, and full ... Read more...

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Iran hopes new French president will reconsider past policies


May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 7 (IANS) Iran Monday expressed the hope that French president-elect Francois Hollande would "revise the wrong policies of his country in the past".The failure of Nicolas Sarkozy in ... Read more...

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Algae could have survived frozen earth


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Glaciation could have frozen all life on earth eons ago, but simple organisms like the photosynthetic algae could have survived in a narrow water body such ... Read more...

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Congress dares Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk


August 1st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Monday dared social activist Anna Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency here after the civil society released findings of a ... Read more...

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Scientists working on ‘test-tube’ beef


June 27th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) The first "test tube" hamburger is only a year away. Beef mince is now being grown from stem cells that would eliminate the necessity of slaughtering ... Read more...

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Ruling party set for comfortable majority in Canadian polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Canada's ruling Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper seemed set to get a comfortable majority in the parliamentary elections Monday night. The majority mark ... Read more...

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Safety, livelihood of locals, focus of meeting on Jaitapur n-project


April 26th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Addressing growing concerns on nuclear safety was the focus as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh convened a high-level meeting Tuesday to review the current status ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Human resources most powerful tools for economic development: Mallikarjun Kharge


April 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge today said that human resources are undoubtedly the most powerful tools for the economic development and competitiveness of the ... Read more...

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Bhopal sets model for polythene waste management


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 22 (IANS) Despite the negative image about Bhopal created by the Union Carbide gas leak tragedy, the position is different when it comes to the city's concerns for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Engineered protein has potential for new anti- inflammatory treatment


March 11th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have created a new protein molecule derived from the growth factor progranulin, which may provide the basis for new therapies in inflammatory ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chemical compounds in trees can fight deadly MRSA


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher has found an antibiotic in the Eastern Red Cedar tree that is effective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)-a 'superbug' that is resistant to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition fares well in polls


January 28th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 28 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), decimated in the parliamentary polls two years ago, has performed well in several civic bodies elections and also snatched back ... Read more...

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Miracle weed emerges as skin cancer cure


January 26th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The sap from milkweed, a common garden weed, can kill certain types of cancer cells when applied to the skin. It works on non-melanoma skin cancers, which ... Read more...

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Electric shocks soften up cancer cells for treatment


December 7th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A device that 'softens up' tumours with electric shocks before chemotherapy could transform cancer treatment.It makes cancer cells porous so that more of the toxic drugs attack the ... Read more...

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New prostate cancer imaging technique can ’see’ tumors grow


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): With the help of a new imaging technique, scientists have found a way to measure aggressiveness and growth of prostate cancer tumors in real time.Researchers say being able ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wi-Fi radiation killing trees


November 24th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Radiation from Wi-Fi networks which enable our burgeoning online communications may be killing off magnificent trees.Trees planted close to a wireless router had bleeding bark and dying ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wi-fi radiation harmful to trees: Study


November 24th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Wi-fi networks that enable our burgeoning online communications are a threat to trees, say Dutch scientists.According to the study in Holland, trees planted close to a wireless router ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Accents are a real turn-off for Scottish listeners


November 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): If you don't sound like the Scots, you are likely to turn them off as a new study has found that they dislike accents that don't sound like ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Crops reflecting sunlight could offset global warming


November 9th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Planting 'climate friendly' crops that reflect sunlight could help offset the effects of global warming, researchers say.Crops such as wheat have significantly different levels of reflectivity, or ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Keyhole bowel cancer surgery is safe and effective: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): A new research by University of Leeds has suggested that laparoscopic or 'keyhole' surgery is a safe, effective way of removing bowel tumours and should be offered to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Voting begins in Afghan parliamentary polls


September 18th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (DPA) Afghanistan's parliamentary elections began nationwide Saturday amid tight security and fears of widespread fraud. A total of 12.5 million Afghans are eligible to vote for more than ... Read more...

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Voting ends in Australia, PM takes early lead (Third Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) Polling in Australia ended Saturday with initial results showing the ruling Labor Party having a slight edge over the opposition, but the final outcome will only be announced ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Soon, breath test to detect cancer


August 12th, 2010 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Scientists from an Israeli institute are developing a novel breath test that can detect early signs of breast, lung, bowel and prostate cancer.The team believes that further work ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, just hypnotise your obesity away!


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): British patients, who are obese, are being hypnotised into thinking their stomach is the size of a golf ball in a pioneering NHS treatment.The treatment, which is on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pranab congratulates Mamata for ‘excellent performance’


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday congratulated Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for the "excellent performance" of her party ... Read more...

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Noynoy Aquino Leads Philippines Election


May 11th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Manila, Philippines, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senator Benigno Aquino III is all set to become the next president of Philippines after the initial results of the vote counting on Tuesday ... Read more...

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Pilot projects in social sector inefficient, say experts


April 19th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Pilot projects which the government often resorts to in order to test the efficacy of what can become a potentially big scheme, hardly serves any purpose and ... Read more...

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One in four Oz adults finds partner online


April 19th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 19 (ANI): A survey has found that online dating is fast becoming popular in Australia, with one in four adults admitting to using the Internet to find a partner.RSVP.com ... Read more...

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Ancient lost city in Mexico discovered


April 10th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Ruins of an ancient urban center in the heart of the Purépecha Empire in Lake Pátzcuaro Basin, located in the central Mexican state of Michoacán, have been discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Skin transplant raises hope for vitiligo patients


March 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have shown that skin transplant surgery is safe and effective for treating vitiligo.In their study, Henry Ford researchers followed 23 patients for up ... Read more...

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Scientists make first measurement of age of cometary material


February 26th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): New research on comet Wild 2 indicates that inner solar system material was transported to the comet-forming region at least 1.7 million years after the formation of the ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa’s victory secured, says Sri Lankan official (Lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) The official result would come only later in the day but Mahinda Rajapaksa's victory in the Sri Lankan presidential poll had been secured, a Presidential Secretariat official said ... Read more...

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Obama shifts to economy, announces middle-class relief


January 26th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (DPA) US President Barack Obama pivoted back to the struggling economy Monday, announcing measures to support middle-class families after a tough political week for his Democratic Party. The White ... Read more...

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Soon, a renewable-energy “oasis” to bring green living to the desert


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Reports indicate that a renewable-energy "oasis" slated to be built this year may serve as a proving ground for new technologies designed to bring green living to ... Read more...

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