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Soon ‘test tube’ meat on dining table


February 20th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) With scientists perfecting the art of growing beef in the lab, the world's first test tube hamburger will be served later this year, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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Middle-aged are grumpiest, says expert


April 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) The middle-aged happen to be the grumpiest of the lot because happiness follows a U-shaped curve during one's lifetime, experts say. Overall satisfaction begins to drop ... Read more...

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Irish beer Guinness does not travel well: Study


March 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that famous Irish beer Guinness does not travel well, as it loses most of its appearance, flavour and aftertaste after being exported to ... Read more...

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Want a girl child? Quit salty diet


September 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Mothers who want a baby girl should avoid salt and potassium rich diets, says a recent study. These would mean giving up olives, bananas, bacon, salami, smoked salmon, prawns, ... Read more...

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1 in 7 patients report more physical problems a year after surgery


August 26th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A study has found that one in seven patients have reported experiencing more pain, physical and emotional problems a year after surgery than before their operation, with a ... Read more...

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Overweight people ‘visit GP more often than smokers’


August 14th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Dutch researchers have found that people who are obese are more likely to make frequent trips to their GP than smokers.As part of their study, the research team ... Read more...

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Soon, a simple, prenatal blood test for developing foetus


June 30th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30(ANI): Researchers in The Netherlands are on the verge of developing a simple, prenatal blood test that would be able to detect accurately chromosomal abnormalities in the developing foetus.Dr ... Read more...

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Shoppers who try harder to track expenses do worse


March 31st, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): The more shoppers try to track their expenses, the worse they do - overspending by as much as 19 percent, according to a new study.The study, conducted by ... Read more...

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How does the brain perceive fragmented sound?


November 26th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) The brain's ability to reconstruct fragmented sounds allows us to successfully carry on a conversation in a noisy room. Now, a new Dutch study throws up interesting insights ... Read more...

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Foetal short-term memory starts functioning at 30 weeks


July 16th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The short-term memory of a foetus begins functioning at 30 weeks, say researchers in the Netherlands.The study, conducted by researchers at Maastricht University Medical Centre and the University ... Read more...

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Cutting kids’ exposure to several allergens may help prevent asthma


July 8th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A review of studies have suggested that reducing kids' exposure to a variety of allergens, rather than targeting a single 'trigger,' might be a better way to avoid ... Read more...

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Overcoming first temptation prevents you from slipping the next time


April 1st, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): The temptation to gorge on that sumptuous chocolate cake, or the urge to buy that discounted pair of shoes, can be curbed if a person has already been ... Read more...

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Amsterdam mayor plans to close half of citys red-light windows


December 27th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 27 (ANI): Amsterdam Mayor Job Cohen has drawn up a dramatic downsizing plan to prevent Europes most tolerant city from criminal gangs and an excess of sleazeclosing half of ... Read more...

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Novel software scans listeners brains to discern who said what


November 14th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 14 (ANI): Dutch researchers have developed a mind-reading software program that can scan a brain to decipher the sounds spoken to a person, and even who is saying them. ... Read more...

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False memories can have long-term effects on behaviour


August 20th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that people can easily create false memories of their past and such memories can have long-term effects on their behaviour. In the study, ... Read more...

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Scientists identify mitochondrial uncoupling as effective treatment for obesity


March 12th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Researchers at Maastricht University have provided a new insight into the fight against obesity, by finding a way to increase cells' energy consumption: mitochondrial uncoupling. The rising numbers of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Get ready to say ‘I Do’ and have sex with robots by 2050!


November 14th, 2007 - 2:08 am ICT by admin
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