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Pregnancy-related cancers up by 70 percent


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) There has been a 70 percent increase in cancers diagnosed during or soon after pregnancy, based on a study of 1.3 million births between 1994 and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Science reveals why fast bowlers are more injury-prone than others


April 27th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 27(ANI): Cricket fast bowlers are more injury-prone than others, and the practice of creating their own custom footwear could be making things worse, according to a new study.The report, by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Naps between drives cut drowsiness level


April 20th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Pulling over for a 15-minute nap during a long drive reduces your sleepiness level, but a 15-minute break that includes a brisk walk makes no difference.Chris ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Belgians strip down to undies to protest 249 days of political stalemate


February 18th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A number of protestors took to the streets of Belgium and stripped down to their underwear in protest of the 249 days they have gone without a government.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, an ‘interview’ to detect drug users


December 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) A new tool to detect drug users on verbal cues alone may replace cumbersome doping tests, a study suggests. Forensic psychology masters student Catherine Stipis from the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kiwis ’sing in an American-influenced accent’


July 28th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 28 (ANI): Kiwis may talk in their regular accents, but when they croon, they do so in American accents, says a new research.AUT University culture, discourse and communication masters student ... Read more...

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Cellphone use in schools triggers bullying among teens


June 14th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 14 (ANI): While teenagers are increasingly using cellphones in schools, but the technology also has a downside-bullying.Students at Auckland's Howick College are already using cellphones in class to store lessons, ... Read more...

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Six Indians selected for prestigious Gates scholarships


May 6th, 2009 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Six Indian students have won prestigious Gates scholarships to study at Cambridge - including one who wants to find out if the Harappan civilisation was brought down by ... Read more...

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Mums’ height linked to child deaths in India


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A study conducted in India has found that kids born to short women were 70 percent more likely to die before age 5 than those born to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government economic intervention, not globalisation, behind ethnic conflicts


September 30th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): If you believe that economic globalization and liberalization are to blame for a sharp rise in interethnic violence across the world, better think again, for a new ... Read more...

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