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Facebook to host live science lesson


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) School pupils are set to be taught a science lesson live on Facebook from the Royal Albert Hall, The Independent reported Tuesday.Dallas Campbell and Yan ... Read more...

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Now, biodegradable golf balls made from lobster shells


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Golf balls, which take up to a millennium to decompose, have now been made from lobster shells, which would render them, biodegradable.The balls, created by researchers at the ... Read more...

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Ancient fish that eats inside cavity of dead animal with its skin, gills


March 6th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): University of British Columbia researchers have found that an ancient species of fish called Hagfish burrows into the body cavity of the dead or dying animal to eat ... Read more...

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5 myths about the male body exposed


February 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): There are many myths surrounding men and their physiques, right from the size of their feet to their sex lives.Dr. Aaron Carroll of Indiana University and co-author of ... Read more...

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Temptation of mate can cause mama bird to abandon her chicks


February 5th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Research from the University of Cambridge has shown that a mother bird can take time away from parenting when more tempting opportunities such as finding a mate sprout ... Read more...

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Getting mad at your spouse may be the secret to a happy married life


January 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): It may not be a good idea to forgive your spouse for all the mistakes, as those who do are more likely to face additional bad behavior compared ... Read more...

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A man’s stare causes women to score low on math!


January 30th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): A new study claims that getting stared at by a man causes a woman to score low in math problems."It creates this vicious cycle for women in which ... Read more...

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For young couples, monogamy is a ‘complicated’ concept


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study that examined the concept of monogamy in young married couples found that for many, it's a 'complicated' issue."Couples have a hard time talking about these ... Read more...

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Funky fonts make learning easier: Study


January 15th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Having difficulty learning something? Then try some funky fonts, suggests a new study.The research has shown that fonts, or styles of typeface, that are relatively difficult to read ... Read more...

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How ancient penguins got their cold-weather coats


December 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Palaeeudyptes-one of the 'giant' penguins that lived during the Oligocene, about 28 million years ago-may have evolved a means of retaining heat when they were still living in ... Read more...

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Caterpillars whistle to fend off attacking birds: Study


December 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that caterpillars can whistle to fend off attacking birds.The walnut sphinx caterpillar, a type of moth larva, doesn't whistle by puckering their lips ... Read more...

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Does ‘coded message in Bible point to Qaeda’s nuclear weapon hideout’?


December 11th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Author Michael Drosnin believes that there are secret, coded messages in the Bible that indicate that Al Qaeda has nuclear weapons in a secret hiding place.Drosnin took out ... Read more...

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Male spiders prefer virginity to size


October 31st, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has revealed that male spiders that get to have sex only once or twice in their lives are far more interested in a female spider's ... Read more...

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Kids swear as soon as they learn to speak


September 25th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Kids start using profanities and expletive language as soon as they learn to speak, found a new study. Researchers also found that children are swearing more often than children ... Read more...

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Vampire books like ‘Twilight’ may be affecting teens’ minds


September 19th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 19 (ANI): In some unfamiliar ways, vampire books like 'Twilight' may be altering the teenage mind, scientists have revealed."We don't know exactly how literature affects the brain, but we know ... Read more...

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Fat employees take more time off work


August 9th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 09 (ANI): Obese employees take more leaves from work for illness than their slimmer counterparts, a new UK study has revealed.This has become another incentive for employers to combat expanding ... Read more...

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Family dinners up parent-teen communication


August 9th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 09 (ANI): One way parents can keep up communication with there teenage children is to sit down together for dinner, finds a new study.The results show that while parent-child communication ... Read more...

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Personality in 1st grade sticks for life: Study


August 9th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): The personalities we develop as children stay with us throughout our life, says a new study."We remain recognizably the same person," Live Science quoted Christopher Nave, a doctoral ... Read more...

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Monkeys go bananas at the sight of flying squirrel


July 31st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A study has shown that small monkeys called Japanese macaques go bananas when they see a flying squirrel.Researchers say that the riled-up response could probably be just a ... Read more...

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Sex is good for your brain


July 31st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A study on rats has suggested that sex apparently can help the brain grow.The research also showed that sexually active rodents were less anxious than virgins.The study by ... Read more...

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Why we can’t sit idle


July 24th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): We fiddle, or start tidying up, or take something apart like a clock just to put it back again - just so that we don't get bored.Such work ... Read more...

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Pill ‘less effective in obese women’


July 17th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Some birth control methods, such as the pill, might be less effective in obese women, while others, such as those given using a shot, might work just as ... Read more...

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Why couples ‘divorce’ after 40 years of togetherness?


July 5th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): As the shocking news of Former US Vice President Al Gore's divorce with wife Tipper hit headlines, researchers wondered how can a couple part ways after 40 years ... Read more...

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Divorce ‘may be better for kids’


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that parents shouldn't stay in a bad marriage for the sake of their children.In marriages with a lot of conflict, 'staying together for ... Read more...

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Here’s why couples start looking like each other


June 29th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): All of us have seen that the longer a couple stays together, the greater they resemble each other, and researchers have now revealed why it is so.University ... Read more...

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Why brown-eyed men appear more dominant than blue-eyed counterparts


June 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Faces of brown-eyed white men make them appear more dominant than their blue-eyed counterparts even when the former's eye colour is changed, a new Czech study reveals.For ... Read more...

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Love hormone could also trigger war


June 12th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Oxytocin, the so-called love hormone, which fosters the bond between mothers and kids, can instil both self-sacrifice and defensive aggression among warriors, according to a study.Researchers have claimed ... Read more...

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Darth Vader’s psychology revealed


June 6th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A study on the transformation of lead character Anakin Skywalker into Darth Vader in 'Star Wars' has been hinted by researchers as being due to a borderline personality ... Read more...

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‘Helicopter’ parents have neurotic, dependent kids


June 6th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Having overly protective parents or so-called "helicopter parents" might leave a lasting impact on their children's personality - and in a bad way.A study has found that having ... Read more...

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For kids and adults ‘being fair’ could mean different things


May 30th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Our perspective towards what is fair changes as we age, claims a new study.Young children like all things to be equal, but older adolescents are more likely to ... Read more...

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Coming soon: ‘X-ray’ cameras to look through objects - even clothes


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A team of scientists have come up with a new class of man made materials that can be used to create x-ray cameras to look through walls, and ... Read more...

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Mental illness, creativity discovered


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Thinking out of the box - creativity - has been previously linked to mental illness, such as schizophrenia. Neuroscientists have been trying to determine how the two are ... Read more...

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Having sex is good for heart - even after a heart attack


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Most heart attack survivors avoid sex because they fear it will trigger another attack. But a new study suggests that sex is good for the heart - even ... Read more...

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Flying cars may soon be a reality


April 25th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Flying cars have always been something typically reserved for science fiction, but they have now come closer to reality.The department tasked with exploring the concept, Defense Advanced Projects ... Read more...

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Shock wave from bomb blasts can generate electric fields in skulls


April 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Shock waves produced due to a bomb blast may electrify the brain and damage it, according to a new study."It's always exciting to look at a phenomenon that ... Read more...

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