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Bugs ate 200,000 tonnes of oil spill: Study


September 12th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Hydrocarbon-eating bugs in the Gulf of Mexico cleared over a period of five months at least 200,000 tonnes of oil and natural gas that had spewed ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Eating wisely calls for self-control: Study


September 12th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) People who successfully control their diet eat fewer unhealthy foods because they are satisfied sooner, a study shows.Some people can exercise real self-control when it comes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gunman shoots two before killing himself in New Jersey (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A gunman entered a New Jersey supermarket early Friday morning and killed two workers before taking his own life, according to local media reports.The apparently disgruntled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three die in US shopping plaza shootout (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Three people, including an armed man wearing body armour who initially opened fire, were killed inside a shopping plaza in New Jersey Friday, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three killed in shooting near US varsity (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Three people, including a police officer and the suspected gunman himself, were killed and several injured in a shooting incident near a university campus in Texas, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man held after people shot near Texas varsity


August 14th, 2012 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Police took a man into custody Monday after "multiple people" were shot near a university in Texas, CNN reported.Several law enforcement officers were among the people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Antarctica to face more threats, warn researchers


July 15th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Urgent steps are required to protect the planet's last great wilderness Antarctica, which is likely to face more critical threats than ever before, an international team ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Peaches, plums put obesity, diabetes on the run


June 19th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Peaches and plums have bioactive compounds that can fight off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, says a new study. The study showed that the compounds in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Breastfeeding key to keeping infant gut healthy


April 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Breast-fed babies have healthier gut than formula-fed infants, thanks to the mother's milk, which encouraged beneficial bugs to grow and protect the infants from illness and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Elders know better: Study


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Elders can make better decisions than those who are younger, a study claims.The study found that adults aged 60 and over were better at strategising their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, China record world’s highest urbanisation


September 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Cities in India, China and Africa are recording the world's highest rates of urbanisation, according to a new study.Population growth is driving urbanisation, especially in developing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New tool to spy on molecules in live cells


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The ability to peer at single biological molecules in a living cell is something that has long been a dream of researchers. However, a novel technique, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Working memory’ key to self-control under stress


May 12th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Can we anticipate how well someone will control his or her emotions, stay calm during stress, or even accept critical feedback stoically?Heath A. Demaree, professor of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Bad cholesterol’ also vital for health


May 6th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Believe it or not, 'bad cholesterol', or low-density lipoprotein (LDL), is also vital for our well being.LDL is referred to as the 'bad' cholesterol because it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Some bugs doze off to outwit antibiotics


April 26th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Some bacteria go off to "sleep" to prevent themselves from being attacked by antibiotics which can fight only those bugs which are metabolically active.A new research, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Happy people go for candies


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Happy people are more likely to eat candy bars and hopeful ones choose fruit."Most of us are aware that we often fall victim to emotional eating, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Earliest American residents came at least 15,500 years ago


March 25th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): New findings at a Central Texas archaeological site prove that people lived in the region far earlier - as much as 2,500 years earlier - than previously believed, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Air laser to sniff out bombs, pollutants from a distance


January 31st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Engineers have developed a new laser sensing technology that may allow soldiers to sniff out hidden bombs from a distance."We are able to send a laser pulse out ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New laser sensing technology ’sniffs bombs, pollutants from a distance’


January 29th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new laser sensing technology that could allow soldiers to detect hidden bombs from a distance.The Princeton University technology may also help scientists better measure ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan “epicentre of terrorism” in the world, re-iterates Admiral Mullen [Part-2]


January 13th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
The top US military official has time and again warned that Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan has become the epicentre of terrorism in the world."Taliban have a growing influence in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bacteria ate up methane from Gulf spill, say scientists


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Bacteria consumed the methane released from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico within about four months, say scientists."It was remarkable. We had gone out ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First high-temp spin-field-effect transistor developed


December 24th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Texas A&M University physicist Jairo Sinova has achieved a breakthrough in semiconductor nanoelectronics - he has announced the development of an electrically controllable device whose functionality is based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking may worsen cancer patients’ pain


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Cancer patients who continue to smoke despite their diagnosis experience greater pain than nonsmokers, according to a new study.Researchers at Texas A&M University found that for a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming to turn clouds into heat traps


December 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Global warming will turn clouds into heat traps, worsening the greenhouse gas effects, and chances that clouds will save us from climate change are low, an expert says. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Cloud feedback’ will play major role in global warming: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Till now, one of the biggest uncertainties in climate change studies was whether clouds trap more heat or offer a net cooling.And researchers were not able to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mid-level clouds are especially understudied, says geoscientist


November 27th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A Texas A&M University geoscientist has said that clouds are the least-understood variable in the sky-especially the mid-level clouds.Shaima Nasiri said that the mid-level clouds are so understudied ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australian robot sent to New Zealand mine


November 24th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- An Australian robot on Tuesday was sent into the Pike River mine to help with the search of 29 people that are missing since an explosion ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Texas A&M University Partially Locked Down After Suspected Gunman Spotted On Campus


October 29th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez College Station, Texas, Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The main campus of the Texas A&M University was shut down on Thursday after it was suspected that an armed man was at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gunman spotted on Texas A&M campus


October 29th, 2010 - 4:50 am ICT by BNO News
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Texas A&M University officials on Thursday afternoon issued a "Code Maroon" after reports of a gunman at the College Station campus.According to preliminary information, a bus ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Terror outfits in Af-Pak border area now seeking global reach: Admiral Mullen


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Top US military official Admiral Mike Mullen has again warned that the Afghan-Pak border area remains the 'epicentre of terrorism,' and added that many of the militant outfits ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan-Afghanistan border is ‘epicentre of terrorism’: US


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) The United States is focused on Afghanistan and Pakistan as their border area has become the "epicentre of terrorism in the world" with several terror groups developing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Texas A&M University Footballer Dies In Car Accident


September 5th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Llano County, Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kendrick Cutsinger, a West Texas A&M football tight end player died in a car accident on Friday. The news of the death of Kendrick ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Disasters ‘especially tough on people with disabilities, mental disorders’


August 29th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A new study has highlighted that disaster response strategies should address the needs of the population affected, specifically those with disabilities and mental disorders, as they take more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

70pc US students don’t understand the equal sign in math: Study


August 11th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): 70 percent students in the US misunderstand the equal sign in mathematics, reveals a new research.Texas A&M University researchers said that understanding the "equal sign" in a math ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Making animated 3D models becomes child’s play


July 11th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Researchers at the Texas A&M University in College Station, US, have developed a new software that allows almost anyone to bring characters to life in 3D using video ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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