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Twilight birthing scene triggers seizures


November 25th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports of seizures have been reported in various places after watching the birthing scene of the Twilight movie “Breaking Dawn: Part One.” The movie was released ... Read more...

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New Treatment For Depression: Brain Pacemakers?


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report from the Associated Press reveals that a new device may be used to help combat the symptoms of depression in chronic patients. Called “brain pacemakers,” scientists ... Read more...

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Structure of nature’s ‘light switch’ deciphered


June 1st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Scientists have deciphered the structure of a molecular 'switch' much like the one plants use to sense light.According to researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven ... Read more...

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Monkey as butlers’ help maimed US soldiers in Afghanistan lead a normal life


May 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): American soldiers and officers who were physically disabled while fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, are being given monkeys as butlers to perform their daily tasks.The clever capuchins are ... Read more...

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What women think while having sex


April 28th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): A Hollywood hunk, ex-lovers, a blue film scene and even what to buy in a grocery store-these are things that women think of while having sex.Some women ... Read more...

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Switching off lights to avoid cancer


April 13th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Simply turning on a light at night for a few seconds to go to the toilet can cause changes that might lead to cancer, scientists claim. Researchers in ... Read more...

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Light from lamps could one day encode a wireless broadband signal


March 10th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Getting a broadband connection may soon be as simple as flipping on a light switch, say researchers from Germany.According to the scientists, the light coming from the lamps ... Read more...

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Megan Fox is afraid of the dark


September 26th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Hollywood actress Megan Fox is terrified of the dark. The "Transformers" star insists on leaving all the lights on in her house when she's not at home - so ... Read more...

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Shut your eyes, let the music scare you more


September 16th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Scary music sounds more scary with eyes shut, a new study has found. The simple act of voluntarily closing one's eyes instead of listening to music and sounds in ... Read more...

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‘Telepathic’ microchip can help paraplegics operate PCs, TV by thought


September 4th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 4 (ANI): A British scientist has developed a "telepathic" microchip that can enable paraplegics to operate PCs and television by thought alone.Jon Spratley, 28, who works for Cornwall-based specialist ... Read more...

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How our cells are controlled by billions of molecular ’switches’


August 4th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Chemists at UC Santa Barbara have developed a theory explaining how billions of cell-controlling molecular "switches" work in the body.Writing about their work in the Proceedings of ... Read more...

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Scientists move a step closer to realising a contraceptive pill for men


June 12th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): An American researcher has for the first time come up with insights into what changes occur within sperm after it enters the female reproductive tract.Mark Platt, an ... Read more...

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John Mayer admits to all-nighters with Jennifer Aniston


February 7th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): John Mayer does have sleepovers with Jennifer Aniston, and the singer admitted to the same on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.Talking to DeGeneres about his relationship with ... Read more...

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Aniston’’s high-tech home stumps John Mayer


February 7th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): American actress Jennifer Aniston has a new high-tech home, which puzzles her singer boyfriend John Mayer with its workings.Mayer revealed that he finds it difficult to even ... Read more...

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Scientists use light to control proteins that catalyze biochemical reactions


October 17th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 17 (ANI): A research team comprising of experts from Penn State and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has devised a way to use light to control certain ... Read more...

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Now, a Liz Hurley wardrobe malfunction!


October 4th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley managed to steal the spotlight at a recent event, because of a wardrobe malfunction that revealed an embarrassing sneak peak of her nude-coloured underpants.Hosting ... Read more...

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Asteroid may have switched Mars magnetic field on and off


July 20th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): An asteroid may have flipped Mars magnetic field on and off like a light switch around 4 billion years ago, says a group of scientists researching on ... Read more...

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Genetic ‘on-off’ switch promises anti-HIV therapy


March 17th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by admin
New York, March 17 (IANS) A genetic circuit in HIV that decides whether it switches on or stays dormant could hold the key to anti-HIV therapy, according to a new study. As ... Read more...

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Oz scientists create worlds smallest diamond ring


March 15th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Australian experts have created the worlds smallest diamond ring which is 300 nanometres in thickness, and five microns in diameter.University of Melbourne scientists have revealed that ... Read more...

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Single genetic change may help cure morphine dependency


January 29th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 29 (ANI): Scientists have achieved a breakthrough in curing morphine dependencyone of the major side effects of its use as a painkillerby genetically modifying a single trait on the ... Read more...

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