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Ranking male baboons recover quickly from injuries

May 23rd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Surprisingly, high-ranking male baboons recover more quickly from injuries and are less likely to become ill than other males, says a new study. Notre Dame biologist ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Multi-tasking makes you feel good but hits performance

May 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) People multitask not because they are good at it but because it makes them feel good, says a new study, which explains why it is so ... Read more...

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Turmeric can fight colon cancer

March 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Curcumin, an active ingredient of turmeric, can fight colon cancer when used in combination with a popular anti-inflammatory drug, say researchers.A treatment based on this finding ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Boa constrictor has ‘virgin birth’

November 4th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that female boa constrictors can produce offspring without mating - a rare phenomenon among vertebrates.Researchers at the North Carolina State University the finding shows that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain scanner for astronauts passes ‘vomit comet’ test

July 3rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): A gadget that could sneak a glimpse inside an astronaut's brain has passed the 'vomit comet' test, which means the device can be calibrated to measure blood flow ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers developing more powerful solar cells

October 9th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) University of Rochester researchers are designing more efficient solar cells by using special coatings that split light into colours like blue and red, to boost their power by ... Read more...

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Synthetic molecules to spice up fight against cancer

August 18th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists using a spice-based compound developed synthetic molecules that, in lab settings, are able to kill cancer cells and stop them from spreading. Researchers are combining organic chemistry, ... Read more...

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Virtual reality ride unmasks public paranoia

April 1st, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
London, April 1 (IANS) Paranoia is much more common among the general population than was previously thought and just as commonplace as anxiety and depression, according to a study. Until now, researchers ... Read more...

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