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Dinosaur-bird ‘missing link’ could be egg


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) A fossilised dinosaur egg found in Spain shares the same characteristics as that of birds' eggs and could be the "missing link" to prove their "common ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Squash players campaign for Olympic spot


May 18th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal, the highest ranked Indian along with other leading players, including World No.1 Nicol David (women) and James Willstrop (men), have came together at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bengal plans to periodically amend labour laws


January 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Stating that labour laws in the state will be changed periodically, the West Bengal government Wednesday said it is plans to amend the minimum wages act ... Read more...

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Discovery to help minimise drugs’ side-effects


December 21st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A missing link between the body's bio-clock and sugar metabolism may help avoid the serious side-effects of drugs used in treating asthma, allergies and arthritis, reveals ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bend it like Beckham or like Dulad of Jharkhand?


March 4th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
By Shailendra SinhaDumka, Mar 4 (ANI): The fever was at a high pitch; the moment was exhilarating. The event was a women's football match at the National Games held in Jharkhand between ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

People act less morally than they forecast


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 23 (IANS) If asked whether we'd steal, most of us would say no. Would we try to save a drowning person? That depends - perhaps on our fear of waves. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New evolutionary research knocks down living ‘missing link’ theory


February 11th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): The living 'missing link' theory has been knocked down by a new study that suggests some species evolve from more sophisticated ancestors."Aristotle was the first to classify organisms ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Library of Congress to display 1st US map sold for record $1.8mn


February 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Visitors to the Library of Congress will soon be able to view the first map of the United States, thanks to a philanthropist who snapped it for a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists may have found missing link between young and old galaxies


January 11th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Astronomers at the University of California, Berkeley, have suggested a possible missing link between gas-filled, star-forming galaxies and older, gas-depleted galaxies typically characterized as "red and dead."They have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Missing link’ between Big Bang, creation of stars uncovered


January 6th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Astronomers have uncovered the 'missing link' in the evolution of the universe following the Big Bang.For years the scientists knew nothing about the 'dark ages' of space -- ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New study sheds light on brain’s inherent ability to focus on learning


December 9th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Bristol have discovered a missing link that explains the interaction between brain state and the neural triggers responsible for learning.The discovery opens up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Multiple sclerosis ‘could be reversed by activating stem cells in brain’


December 6th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the damage caused by multiple sclerosis could be reversed by activating stem cells that can repair injury in the central nervous system.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking Doubles Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Reveals


October 26th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research has revealed that middle-aged people who are chain smokers more than double their chances of developing Alzheimer's disease as well as other kinds ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Desirable daisies deceive male flies with sex offer


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Scientists have found that a South African daisy offers promises of sex to deceive male insects into spreading more of its pollen.Many flowers produce nectar to entice pollinating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tigers in Bhutan:’significant discovery’ for survival


September 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Rare film footage showing tigers roaming the wilds in Bhutan could be the "missing link" to an ambitious plan to try and save them from extinction. The film ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New TV footage shows tigers can thrive and breed in Himalayas


September 20th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): A documentary titled "Lost Land of the Tiger" has provided the first real evidence that tigers can thrive and breed in the foothills of the Himalayas, which are more ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

A missing link from obesity to infertility discovered


September 12th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the mechanism responsible for the link between obesity and infertility."There was a sense that the reproductive dysfunction was due to insulin resistance," said Andrew Wolfe ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New study delves deeper into biomedical diagnosis of pain


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): While science has not yet devised a test to measure pain, researchers at University of Cincinnati are now examining the diagnosis of pain that evades scientific testing, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saturn’s auroral heartbeat discovered


August 5th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Uncovering what could be 'one of the most perplexing puzzles in planetary science', researchers at the University of Leicester have discovered that Saturn's aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

60 Minutes: Is ‘Sediba’ A New Link in the Evolutionary Chain?


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The two million year old remains of a nine year old boy recently found in Johannesburg is being called “Sediba” which mean “source” is being called the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Negatives Of Ansel Adams’ Pictures Worth $200 Million Found


July 27th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some unseen photographs of highly acclaimed nature photographer Ansel Adams would now be available for public viewing after negatives of the photos were found by a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Woman private eye Lalli gets cracking again in new book (IANS Books)


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) "I've always known I'd be stuck with a corpse some day - possibly in the first week of October." Lalli, India's new woman private ... Read more...

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‘Little brown balls’ link malaria and algae to common ancestor


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Inconspicuous "little brown balls" in the ocean have linked malaria and the algae responsible for toxic red tides to a common ancestor, according to a study by University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Selvaraghavan To Direct Period Film Starring Raana


May 27th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Selvaraghavan seems to be highly smitten by the period films as he is planning to start his next project on the same line.Actor Raana of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Australia hopes to face England in World Twenty20 final


May 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 13 (ANI): Australian skipper Michael Clarke has said the team is focused for the semi-final encounter against Pakistan and is hoping to face England in Sunday's World Twenty20 final, which ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Videocon Chairman ignores query on IPL bid


April 21st, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Videocon Chairman Venugopal Dhoot on Wednesday avoided questions asking formissing documents related to his company's Indian Premier League bid here.Replying to one such query, after ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Is 2-million-year-old African fossil the missing link in human evolution?


April 9th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Suggestions that the newly found hominin fossils in South Africa represent a transitional species in human evolution have created a furore among researchers.A team from the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Child’s fossil could be missing link between man and ape


April 4th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A two-million-year-old skeleton of a child, discovered in South Africa, could be the missing link between apes and humans, and may lead to the history of human evolution ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Claimed “missing link” between humans and early primates refuted by scientists


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): New research work by scientists has indicated that a fossil that was celebrated last year as a possible "missing link" between humans and early primates is actually a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Missing piece of jigsaw puzzle’ in brain message transmission found?


January 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 13 (ANI): Scientists have seemingly found the previously missing link that could help explain how our minds combine experiences from many different senses into one memory.Dietmar Plenz and Tara Thiagarajan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Missing link’ between heart failure, environment pinpointed


January 13th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Scientists seem to have found the "missing link" between heart failure, our genes and environment. A new study by a Cambridge University team could open up completely new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Missing link’ between heart failure, genes and environment discovered


January 13th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Researchers at Cambridge University have found what they consider is the "missing link" between heart failure, our genes and our environment.Their study could open up completely new ways ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New drug targets for malaria cure


January 12th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): An international team of scientists has made a novel discovery that would help in the development of new drugs to help cure malaria.They have identified normal function of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Terror on Northwest Flight 253


December 28th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas, More questions are being asked about suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab who was arrested on Christmas day in Detroit for trying to blow up a plane. When a passenger seen ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Planets may assemble around stars more quickly than anyone thought possible


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has said that two brown dwarf-sized objects orbiting a giant old star show that planets may assemble around stars more quickly and efficiently ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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