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Aquatic ecosystems release more carbon than land


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Aquatic ecosystems have the potential to release more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere in a warmer climate than their land counterparts, says a study. In ... Read more...

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New force can propel asteroids onto earth’s path


June 4th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) You might not be safe from asteroid hits even if state-of-the-art NASA tracking systems are in place, because the 'Yarkovsky effect' can force these objects out ... Read more...

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Gene therapy helps regenerate injured brain cells


February 16th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Gene therapy not only helps injured brain cells live longer and regenerate but also changes the shape of the cells, says a new study.Alan Harvey, professor ... Read more...

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Switch to olive oil for better health: Cookery expert Nita Mehta (With Image)


January 8th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Indian households should completely switch to olive oil as a cooking medium as its nutritional value is very high, it is rich in monounsaturated 'good' ... Read more...

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Stars favour Tendulkar scoring 100th ton at SCG: Hussey


January 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's excellent record at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) makes him a favourite to score his much awaited hundredth international ton in the 100th ... Read more...

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Researchers create a living neon sign


December 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) Biologists and bio-engineers have created a living neon sign composed of millions of bacterial cells that periodically light up in unison like blinking bulbs.Their achievement involved ... Read more...

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Dravid could be an inspiration for Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, can look up to Rahul Dravid as a inspiration that Test batsmen can fire even ... Read more...

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Captain Clarke has team’s support: Hussey


October 31st, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 31 (IANS) Australia batsman Michael Hussey says the present cricket squad is happy with captain Michael Clarke's leadership and is fully behind him.The Australian skipper has received some ... Read more...

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Hundreds apply for Swedish lifestyle magazine’s ‘beach bum’ job


April 1st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sweden, Apr 1 (ANI): A Swedish lifestyle magazine has offered a job that involves getting full-body massages, drinking wine at local taverns, and reading books.Women's lifestyle magazine Amelia posted an advertisement seeking ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka uses satellite technology to monitor buses


March 8th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 8 (IANS) Sri Lanka has started using satellite technology to monitor the movements of buses in a bid to "detect and control misdeeds" committed by drivers, a ... Read more...

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Coleen Rooney’s thinning patch caused by hair extensions?


February 5th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Coleen Rooney may be paying a high price for her hair styling regime after she was seen sporting a thinning patch that is said could have been caused ... Read more...

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Corsets: Gives A Perfect Figure That A Woman Dreamt Of


January 8th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Corsets are fashion garments that have been around since the 1800’s in the western side of the globe. Corsets were used by women in those days to enhance their figures ... Read more...

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E- ciggies much safer than real ones: Study


December 17th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that electronic cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that provide tobacco-less doses of nicotine in a vaporized solution, are much safer than real cigarettes.Boston University ... Read more...

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Australia hasn’t been able to sustain pressure on England: Watson


December 6th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec 5(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has admitted that his team's bowlers must put in a better performance as a unit if they have to comeback against England in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Botox jabs ’cause muscles to waste away into fat’


December 4th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists gave warned that botox injections - used by millions every year to banish wrinkles and plump-up lips - may cause muscles to waste away into fat.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Scientists one-step closer to designing methane-powered laptops


November 24th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Researchers at Harvard are one step closer to achieving commercial viability of methane fuel cells, and they may, in fact, soon become the go-to technology for those on ... Read more...

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Radiation-resisting hardy bugs may survive a million years on Mars


November 24th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): University College London researchers have found that hardy bugs like Deinococcus radiodurans could survive dormant on Mars for over a million years, at least in theory.Lewis Dartnell and ... Read more...

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Increasing use of mobiles, music players causing ‘text neck’ epidemic


November 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 19 (ANI): Technology is a pain in the neck - literally.As use of mobiles and handheld music players is on the rise, so are the cases of 'text neck' - ... Read more...

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Clarke doubtful for Ashes opener following back injury


November 14th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 14(ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke is suffering from back soreness and is reportedly doubtful for the Gabba Test against England.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Clarke scored a century on ... Read more...

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Aussies keen on levelling series in Bangalore


October 7th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Trailing 0-1 in the two-Test cricket series, the never-say-die Australians are raring to go all-out to win the second and Test against India here, beginning Saturday, ... Read more...

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Laptops May Cause Toasted Skin Syndrome & Low Sperm Count


October 4th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If sitting with your laptop across your legs while you work or play video games is a habit of yours, then recent reports may cause you to rethink ... Read more...

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Putting laptop on lap for long can cause ‘toasted skin syndrome’


October 4th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Resting your laptop on the lap might not be a good thing for your skin, for it might just leave you with a condition called 'toasted skin syndrome', ... Read more...

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Crafty, accurate Hilfenhaus will have work cut out in Mohali Test


September 30th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Sept.30 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus can curl the ball away from the bat all day, and this craft and accuracy of his will be vital to the Australian bowling ... Read more...

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Staying away from work for long time can worsen health: Study


September 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 16 (ANI): An Australian study has revealed that the longer someone stays away from work, the worse their health becomes.The report presented in Adelaide by the Australasian Faculty of Occupational ... Read more...

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Dieting, not exercise alone, key to weight loss


September 16th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): A study has found that overweight people who believe exercise alone can make them thin are living under an illusion because only serious, long-term dieting can lead to ... Read more...

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Amateur astronomers observe asteroids as they impact Jupiter


September 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Armed with video cameras, amateur astronomers may provide much-required data on the number of large asteroids slamming into planets like Jupiter, and help improve estimates of the ... Read more...

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Feeling lazy? Blame it on your genes


September 4th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Ever wondered why you struggle to get yourself to the gym? Well, the answer may lie in your genes. Scientists now claim a desire to keep fit and do ... Read more...

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Exercise capacity is an inherited trait


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Voluntary activity, such as daily exercise, is a highly heritable trait that can be passed down genetically to successive generations, according to biologists at the University of California, ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist develops software to make PCs ’sleep-work’


June 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Personal computers in offices can now save energy and money by "sleep-working," thanks to new software SleepServer developed by a team led by an Indian-origin American scientist.Sleep-working ... Read more...

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Consumer Reports Study Shows Protein Shakes Contain Dangerous Metals!


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those who are looking to lose those unwanted pounds, need a boost of energy, wish to build their muscle mass, or are looking to remain healthy ... Read more...

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(After2 )Mexico tops world rankings for most kidnappings


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has become the world's No. 1 country for kidnappings with more than 8,000 abductions reported every year, a report said. The figure, however, does not include the ... Read more...

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New measure to treat anthrax infection


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): According to a new study, anthrax-causing bacteria can be engineered to shed their invisibility cloaks, which will make it easier for the immune system to eradicate it.The study ... Read more...

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Antifreeze proteins can stop ice melt


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study has found that the same antifreeze proteins that keep organisms from freezing in cold environments also can prevent ice from melting at warmer temperatures.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Former maid sues Kim Kardashian over unpaid wages


February 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Kim Kardashian's former maid has dragged her to court over unpaid wages.Isabel Hernandez, who worked for Kardashian while the socialite was married to music producer Damon Thomas, has ... Read more...

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Daytime sleepiness, staring into space signal Alzheimer’s in oldies


January 19th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 19 (ANI): Cognitive fluctuations are more likely to occur in older adults who are developing Alzheimer's disease than in their healthy peers, experts claim.Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine ... Read more...

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