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Minivan runs over group of pedestrians in Japan, killing 7


April 13th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by BNO News
KYOTO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven people were killed on early Thursday afternoon when a minivan ran over a group of pedestrians in the Japanese city of Kyoto, police said. The driver ... Read more...

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Here’s how optimism can make you overweight


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): New evidence has emerged to suggest that certain characteristics may influence one's health, for example, optimists are more likely to be overweight.Dr Martin Hagger, a health psychologist at ... Read more...

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Close partnership with Japan on global environmental issues: Bansal


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Pawan Kumar Bansal today said that India and Japan will have closer partnership with the Indian Science and ... Read more...

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Brain scans could one day be used to tell a Dali from a Picasso


November 27th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Can brain scans help classify art? Well, researchers from ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto, Japan seem to have found the answer.Lead researcher Yukiyasu Kamitani insists brain activity ... Read more...

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Hard lessons from oil industry may help address escalating groundwater crisis


November 2nd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 2 (ANI): Researchers have said that some of the worst battles of the next century may be over groundwater, which may be tackled by taking inspiration from lessons learned the ... Read more...

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Gene suppression could prevent heart from aging, preserve its function


October 13th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Suppressing a form of PI3K gene successfully prevented heart from aging and preserved its function in mice, a new study has found.The findings of the study could help ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher virtually builds Rome in a day!


September 16th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): The ancient city of Rome can now be virtually built within a matter of hours, thanks to a new computer algorithm developed by an Indian-origin University of Washington ... Read more...

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Special yogurt fights ulcer-causing bacteria


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Human clinical studies have shown how a new yogurt fights bacteria-causing gastritis and stomach ulcers, with almost vaccine-like effects. Researchers have long known that yogurt, a fermented milk ... Read more...

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Soon, anti-ulcer yoghurt


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A new type of yoghurt has been found to be effective against bacteria that cause stomach ulcers, according to a new study.A type of bacteria called Helicobacter ... Read more...

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73 Harappan era burials unearthed near Delhi


March 4th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) At least 73 burials have been unearthed just 60 km from the Indian capital, pointing to the largest Harappan cemetery found till date. The excavations could clear ... Read more...

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Shedding light on evolution of stone-tool use in early hominids


January 13th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have studied stone-handling behavior in several troops of Japanese macaques, which may shed light on the evolution of stone-tool use in early ... Read more...

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UN climate talks complicated by economic downturn


December 1st, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 1 (DPA) A UN climate conference opens Monday with the world economic crisis casting a dark shadow over plans for a new deal to combat global warming within a year.As ... Read more...

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G8 sends strong message on North Korea, Zimbabwe


June 28th, 2008 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
DPA Kyoto (Japan), June 28 (DPA) Strong criticism of Zimbabwe's "sham" elections and hopes for progress on North Korea's denuclearization set the tone Friday at the final day of the Kyoto meeting of ... Read more...

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US considering more sanctions against Zimbabwe


June 28th, 2008 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 28 (DPA) The US would "take a very strong look" at the possibility of extending sanctions on Zimbabwe government following the "sham" elections that took place Friday, the US State ... Read more...

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North Korea takes centre stage at G8 meeting


June 27th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kyoto (Japan), June 27 (DPA) North Korea's nuclear declaration and expected removal from a US terrorism list is in the spotlight Friday at two-day talks by the foreign ministers of the Group ... Read more...

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G8 foreign ministers start meeting in Kyoto


June 26th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kyoto (Japan), June 26 (DPA) Foreign ministers of the Group of Eight (G8) Thursday started a two-day meeting in Japan as international attention focused on North Korea's long-expected declaration of its nuclear ... Read more...

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Women who are pregnant over summer have healthier babies


March 28th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, March 28 (ANI): Japanese researchers have linked the soft bones in a baby's skull to a deficiency of vitamin D, by finding that women who are pregnant over the summer ... Read more...

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People prefer robots that engage in small talk


March 21st, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 21 (ANI): People are more accepting of robots if they engage in a small talk during conversations, says a new study.In order to find out how quickly domestic robots ... Read more...

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Jaipur ranks seventh in top Asian tourist spots poll


November 14th, 2007 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
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