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The six worst things about being male (The Funny Side)


August 31st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guys, you'll never have to sit next to noisy kids on flights any more. A policy sweeping through the airlines means all men seated next to children are moved before ... Read more...

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US specialist eyes using old drugs to treat more infections


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The prohibitive cost of placing a single new drug on the shelves, amounting to $1 billion, is prompting scientists to look at existing drugs to ... Read more...

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IT tool helps satellites pinpoint ancient settlements


March 20th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) A new computer tool that extracts clues about ancient human settlements from satellite imagery has uncovered thousands of sites which might otherwise have been lost.The survey ... Read more...

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Women prefer gold hued skin rather than masculine face


February 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Women prefer men with a healthier skin colour, particularly if the hue is more golden, rather than a masculine face. The study used photographs of Caucasian ... Read more...

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New software quickly interprets brain cells


July 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The vast network of brain cells can now be decoded swiftly and accurately, thanks to new software developed by German researchers.The human brain is a fiendishly ... Read more...

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Iran launches computer game on national hero


July 13th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 13 (IANS) Iran has launched a new computer game on a national hero who defeated Dutch forces and liberated Iranian cities from colonisers, the Mehr news agency reported.The ... Read more...

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Computer use fosters poorer reading skills among kids


May 24th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Increased use of computers during leisure time is leading to poorer reading skills among children, a study says.Monica Rosen, professor in education and special education at ... Read more...

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New computer interface helps students tackle real-world problems


April 12th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new project led by a group of Iowa State University faculty is helping students use what they have learned in the horticulture classroom and apply it to ... Read more...

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Wolverines to vanish due to climate change?


February 9th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): A new research has concluded that the aggressive wolverine may not be powerful enough to survive climate change in the contiguous United States.Wolverine habitat in the northwestern United ... Read more...

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New computer memory that’s faster, greener


January 26th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): US researchers are busy developing a new form of computing memory that is faster, more user-friendly and greener.Currently, computers rely on two distinct forms of memory: volatile and ... Read more...

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US Air Force makes new computer with nearly 2,000 PlayStation consoles


December 13th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.13 (ANI): The United States Air Force has transformed almost 2,000 Japanese Sony PlayStation consoles into a powerful supercomputer suitable for military tasks. The new device will handle tasks, including ... Read more...

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New computer game based on Iron Curtain dubbed ‘tasteless’


September 30th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A new computer game based on the Iron Curtain has been dubbed as being "tasteless and inappropriate" by victims of the former East Germany regime.The game, called ... Read more...

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China’s new computer does 1,000 trillion jobs per second


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) China has installed the country's first domestically-made supercomputer capable of doing 1,000 trillion operations per second. Tianhe-1 is scheduled to begin operations this month, according to the National Supercomputing ... Read more...

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How the first super-massive black holes were born


August 26th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Astronomers believe they have discovered how the first super-massive black holes were born.The discovery about the origin of our universe's first super-massive black holes, which formed some 13 ... Read more...

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US military’s ‘quintillion’ calculations per second computer on the anvil


August 11th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The US military is set to come up with a high-end computer that can perform quintillion calculations per second.According to the short scale of large number naming systems, ... Read more...

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New computer super-material may make smelly shoes history


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Graphene- regarded as the new super material-could stop your shoes from smelling bad.It is known that graphene's high strength and elasticity, coupled with exceptionally high conductivity and use ... Read more...

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UK ‘could have lost half the cabinet’ due to ATC glitch in Delhi during Cameron flight


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2, (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron's jet was caught in a glitch leaving all pilots "blind," when an air traffic control system failed as it was about to ... Read more...

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Computer program resurrects ‘lost’ languages


July 20th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): A new computer program has successfully decoded a written language last used in Biblical times.The success could lead to "resurrecting" ancient texts that are no longer understood.Created ... Read more...

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New tool to predict earthquake risk accurately


July 6th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 6 (ANI): A new tool could now help experts predict areas at high seismic risk, according to new research."What we're talking about here is mapping the earthquake faults in the ... Read more...

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Now, software that decodes emotions over the phone


May 6th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): An Israeli company called eXaudios has developed a new computer program that can not only predict a caller's emotional state over the phone, but may also diagnose a ... Read more...

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Shock wave from bomb blasts can generate electric fields in skulls


April 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Shock waves produced due to a bomb blast may electrify the brain and damage it, according to a new study."It's always exciting to look at a phenomenon that ... Read more...

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Now, a computer algorithm that can record memories


March 12th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new computer algorithm can successfully record a person's memory just by looking at their brain activity, reveals a study.In the study, researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre ... Read more...

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New high-tech handrest for doctors, artists causes less fatigue


March 9th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Engineers at the University of Utah have come up with a new computer-controlled, motorized handrest that will help doctors, artists and others control scalpels, brushes and tools more ... Read more...

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Math may explain a good night’s sleep


February 26th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Researchers have turned to the principles of mathematics to further their understanding of the sleep-wake cycle and how it can go awry.Experts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have come ... Read more...

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Scientists resolve conflict in theory of how galaxies form


January 14th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have resolved the conflict in theory of how galaxies form by using millions of hours on supercomputers to run simulations of galaxy formation (1 million hours is ... Read more...

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New computer model could lead to safer, individualized stents


December 8th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Stents, normally used to halt tissue growth in arteries, are known to have life threatening side effects such as increasing the likelihood of blood clots and heart attacks. ... Read more...

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Computer may help dictate best play to call in any game situation in football


September 12th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new computer model for football that would be able to take the play-calling load off of the coach and, through fast, real-time analysis of ... Read more...

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New computer program studies handwriting to detect liars


August 29th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): While experts have long been trying to use handwriting as a tool in forensic labs or their personality traits, researchers have now developed a computerized tool that can ... Read more...

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New computer game harnesses human intuition to solve complex problems


July 29th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new computer game prototype, called FunSAT, utilises human ability of intuition to help solve a fundamental problem underlying many computer hardware design tasks.The online logic puzzle combines ... Read more...

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New computer program uses artificial intelligence to diagnose metastatic cancer


July 29th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): University of Chicago researchers have written a computer program that uses artificial intelligence to diagnose metastatic cancer.The researchers say that the software analyses the features of ultrasound ... Read more...

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Bowl-shaped molecule can capture CO2 from thin air


July 16th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): In a new study, a scientist has said that the accidental discovery of a bowl-shaped molecule that pulls carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the air suggests exciting new ... Read more...

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Molecule that eats carbon dioxide may fight global warming


July 16th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The accidental discovery of a bowl-shaped molecule that pulls carbon dioxide out of the air paves the way for exciting new possibilities to deal with global warming. These possibilities ... Read more...

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Coming soon, a joystick to treat “lazy eyes” in kids


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Children suffering from lazy eye syndrome may soon get rid of the ugly eye patch, courtesy a new computer therapy developed by researchers from Tel Aviv University.Traditional treatment ... Read more...

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‘Angry’ Kate Moss ‘drowns boyfriend’s new songs in swimming pool’


June 22nd, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Kate Moss reportedly hurled her rocker boyfriend Jamie Hince's laptop, which contained new songs of his band The Kills, into the swimming pool during a spat.The couple were ... Read more...

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Mills rejected as face of new computer game after demanding six-figure sum


May 21st, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): English charity campaigner Heather Mills is said to have lost the chance to be the face of a new computer game after she demanded a six-figure payment.Mills, ... Read more...

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