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Practice can make you a perfect liar!


February 9th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Like many other things in life, a person's lying skills get better with practice, according to a new study, which suggested that repeated lying overcomes our tendency for ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids could help prevent traumatic brain injury


January 9th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Taking the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexanoic acid (DHA) might offer a new way of protecting against traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggest animal experiments.Although only preliminary, the results raise ... Read more...

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NASA finds 30-yr-old ‘youngest’ nearby black hole


November 16th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has discovered evidence of the youngest black hole known to exist in our cosmic neighbourhood.The 30-year-old black hole could help scientists better understand how ... Read more...

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Can’t remember faces? Blame your superior reading skills


November 13th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Do you have bad memory for faces? Well, your superior reading skills may be to blame, according to a new brain-scan study.Previously, Stanislas Dehaene at the INSERM-CEA Cognitive ... Read more...

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Genetic catalyst behind human diversity discovered


September 6th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): In a new research scientists have explained the genetic catalyst responsible for the diversity present between different generations of people. Sir Alec Jeffreys, who discovered ... Read more...

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Ageing cells lose protein pumps


July 26th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Scientists may have found why yeast cells, and perhaps the cells of other organisms, are not able to go on producing copies of themselves forever.Yeast cells, much ... Read more...

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Promising new strategy for cancer therapy


May 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): A new research by scientists from the University of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has suggested a promising new strategy for cancer therapy.Every cell contains ... Read more...

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Study maps acupuncture’s effects on the brain


February 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study about the effects of acupuncture on the brain may shed light on the complex mechanisms of this Eastern healing technique.Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese method ... Read more...

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Gene behind Canine Compulsive Disorder identified


January 10th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Just like humans, dogs can suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, scientists said.They have identified a gene that makes the animals susceptible to OCD, or its equivalent - ... Read more...

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‘Cricket’s referral system will hamper decision making’


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Former International umpire Peter Willey believes that umpires will lose their ability to make decisions because of the reliance on technology that will follow the introduction of ... Read more...

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Importance of an issue linked with weight


September 1st, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): The importance of an issue for a person is directly proportional to the actual weight he is carrying, revealed a study.Researchers at University of Amsterdam said that heavy ... Read more...

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Viera in talks with Wenger for a comeback


July 31st, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Former captain Patrick Viera is likely to make a comeback at Arsenal. Vieira is set for talks with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger about the intriguing possibility of the ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix may have detected first signs of liquid water on Mars


February 18th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, NASAs Phoenix Lander may have captured the first images of liquid water on Mars, droplets that apparently splashed onto the spacecrafts ... Read more...

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Did tigers ever take the ‘Silk Route’ to Russia?


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) DNA from extinct sub-species of tiger has revealed they migrated through the heart of China, what is now popularly known as the 'Silk Road', according to an international ... Read more...

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Anticipation of rewards excites our brains


December 26th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Little is known about how rewards excite our brains, specifically as it relates to vision. Could it be that we see things differently if they have paid off ... Read more...

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Fertile women use squeaky voices to attract men


October 8th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Women speak with a squeakier voice at the time of the month when theyre most fertile making them more attractive to the men, scientists have found.The finding ... Read more...

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