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Nobel Prize for Economics 2010 won by Peter Diamond, Dale Mortenson & Christopher Pissarides


October 11th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year’s Nobel Prize for economics has been awarded to three people whose work explained how market frictions can affect the smooth functioning of the economy.The laureates ... Read more...

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‘Russia trained 4,000 Myanmar nuclear officers’


August 6th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 6 (DPA) Russia has trained 4,185 Myanmar military officers in nuclear sciences over the past decade but only a "sprinkling" of scholars have pursued the positive uses of the ... Read more...

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Michael Barnes is new vice dean of Jindal Business School


June 19th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) International financial expert Michael Barnes has been appointed the first vice dean of the Jindal Global Business School in Sonepat, Haryana, the institute said in a statement ... Read more...

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Cheating male partners have low IQs


March 3rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Men who cheat on their partners are likely to have lower IQs, says a psychologist who has based his theory on evolutionary history. Satoshi Kanazawa from the London ... Read more...

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Brainy men ‘less likely to cheat’


March 1st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Men with higher IQs are less likely to cheat on their wives, concludes a new study.And, according to researchers, it is so because of evolution.New analysis of social ... Read more...

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Intelligent people more likely to be liberal, atheists


February 27th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A new study suggests intelligent people display social values and religious and political preferences that are novel to the human species in evolutionary history.In her study, Satoshi Kanazawa, ... Read more...

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Higher intelligence linked to liberal political ideology, atheism


February 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Intelligent people have "unnatural" preferences and values that are novel in human evolutionary history, suggests a new study.The research, which will appear in the March 2010 issue of ... Read more...

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“Teenage pregnancy can make sense for youngsters”


February 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Teenage pregnancy can have a positive effect on the lives of young people, according to the authors of a new study.In the book, Teenage Parenthood: What's The Problem?, ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter users endangering their right to privacy, says expert


January 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Facebook and Twitter users might be undermining their right to privacy, warns an expert.Employers and the authorities have started keeping a track of the social networking sites ... Read more...

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Being careful about the future is in our genes


May 28th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Humans are genetically programmed to care about the long-term future, say researchers.Lead researcher Dr Peter Sozou, of the University of Warwick's Medical School and the London School of ... Read more...

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LSE, SOAS alumni disassociate from Varun Gandhi’s ‘values’ (Lead)


March 29th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Varun Gandhi may be an alumnus of the London School of Economics (LSE) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) but his peers and ... Read more...

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LSE/SOAS alumni disassociate from Varun Gandhi’s ‘values’


March 29th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As Varun Gandhi emerged as a poster boy for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with his communal rhetoric, the teachers and alumni of the London School ... Read more...

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Scientists explain why love game is fraught with perils


January 18th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A model developed by scientists delves into why courtship or the mating game is often protracted and fraught with perils. The study, by researchers by University College London ... Read more...

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Playing hard to get raises women’’s chances of finding good men


January 17th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Heres a vital tip for ladies whore looking for good men: play hard to get.According to mathematicians, women increase their chances of getting a good man by ... Read more...

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Former RBI governor nominated to UN task force


November 15th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 15 (IANS) Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Y. Venugopal Reddy has been nominated by the UN General Assembly president Miguel d´Escoto to a UN task force to ... Read more...

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Female actors are smarter than males: Soha Ali Khan


October 28th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, who boasts of a strong educational background and sound work experience in the corporate world, has no qualms in saying that actresses in ... Read more...

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