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Video captures protein traffic inside brain cell


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Using a new imaging technique, scientists have created spectacular video footage on the movement of proteins inside a neuron (brain cell)."Your brain is being disassembled and ... Read more...

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Financial aid announced for old artistes


June 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced a monthly assistance of Rs.4,000 for old artistes under a new scheme.The aid scheme is for persons distinguished in letters, ... Read more...

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Money really can’t buy happiness - in the long-term at least


December 14th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): It's an old adage that we usually quote but don't really believe. "Money doesn't buy happiness." However, now a new study by an economist has found it to ... Read more...

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How we perceive sour tasting foods


November 25th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new research has gained some interesting insights into how our tongues perceive sour taste.Sour is the sensation evoked by substances that are acidic, such as lemons and ... Read more...

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Fizzy drinks light up pain sensors set off by spicy food


September 29th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the carbon dioxide in fizzy beverages sets off the same pain sensors in the nasal cavity as mustard and horseradish."Carbonation evokes two ... Read more...

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Same-sex couples as effective parents as traditional mom-dad ones


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study on whether the popular belief that children need both a mother and a father in their life, has been carried out.The lead article in the ... Read more...

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How estrogen could act as the ‘beneficial middleman’ for brain


December 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Estrogen has been labelled as the middleman in its positive effect on the brain - a finding that raises the possibility that future drugs may bypass the carcinogenic ... Read more...

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New model to predict rough size and location of future quakes


December 4th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a new model that suggests a way to narrow size and location range of future earthquakes.The forecasting model developed by Danijel Schorlemmer, ... Read more...

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Babies ‘learn geometrical shapes on their own’


November 14th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Even if you don't give your baby that ubiquitous shape sorter, he or she will perceive different shapes on his or her own, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Chemical that regulates circadian rhythm identified


November 8th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Scientists from University of Southern California have identified a chemical that appears to play a vital role in regulation of body's circadian rhythm.The chemical is hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), ... Read more...

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Did Henry Hudson’s crew murder him in the Artic?


June 13th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 13 (ANI): The death of English explorer and navigator Henry Hudson in the 17th century is being speculated to have been caused by his own crew.The 400-year-old mystery of the ... Read more...

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Gene therapy for Huntington disease on the anvil


April 21st, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have come a step closer to using gene therapy for Huntington disease.The team led by Kelvin J. A. Davies, professor of gerontology ... Read more...

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