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Scientists find why we just can’t say no


April 25th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) US Scientists claim to have made a major breakthrough in understanding the brain's reward centre which could explain why many people find it literally impossible to ... Read more...

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Consistency has been Dempo’s hallmark: Climax


April 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Former India football captain Climax Lawrence Thursday praised his side for their consistency as Dempo looked all set to retain the I-League title.Dempo recorded a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists discover better drugs for sleep problems


April 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) The discovery of cellular switches in the bio-clock that tells the body when to sleep and metabolise food may lead to new drugs to treat sleep ... Read more...

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My mother is nucleus of my existence: Aishwarya (With Images)


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai, who is busy playing mother to her three-and-half-month-old daughter, says her mom Vrinda is responsible for whatever she is today."She is the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plant found with built-in drought alarm


January 13th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) A signal found in plants could act as a drought alarm, allowing them to adapt to such extreme conditions.Scientists stumbled on the signal while trying to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The 2008 Perth win should inspire troubled India (Preview)


January 12th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Despite losing the first two cricket Tests against Australia, India can afford to be upbeat on the eve of the third Test at WACA. All ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dalai Lama skirts India-China boundary row; new Buddhist body formed


November 30th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday spoke at the Global Buddhist Conference, but scrupulously avoided commenting on the postponement of the India-China boundary talks ... Read more...

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Obama, New Yorkers back Occupy Wall Street


October 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) As the Occupy Wall Street movement against corporate greed turned one month-old, it won an apparent endorsement from the White House and the backing of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thousands rally for Anna in Taj city


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 25 (IANS) Thousands took to the streets in this Taj Mahal city Thursday in solidarity with the fasting Anna Hazare and his call for a strong anti-corruption legislation.Market ... Read more...

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Agra rallies behind Anna


August 20th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Students, housewives, professionals and people from all walks of life converged at the heart of Taj city Saturday in support of activist Anna Hazare and a ... Read more...

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We have to defend well against Qatar: Bulpin


June 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 16 (IANS) India's under-23 football coach Desmond Bulpin says his boys have to defend well against Qatar in the first leg of the Olympic qualifier in Doha slated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mini black holes could be passing through Earth


May 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Space is littered with black holes that collapsing giant stars leave in their wake, but a miniature version could be passing through the Earth daily. Unlike ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New ice-melting probe could help penetrate frozen environs on Earth, Mars


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists have developed a new type of ice-melting probe, known as an IceMole, which may one day penetrate frozen environs on Earth or Mars.Bernd Dachwald ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chennai Super Kings arrive in Chandigarh to take on Kings XI Punjab


April 12th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Apr 12 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings after the thrilling win against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tourney inaugural match arrived at Chandigarh ahead of their ensuing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists demystify male puberty


March 15th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 15 (IANS) Why do some boys reach puberty early while the rest enjoy the idyllic bliss of childhood much longer? Scientists may have identified the answer - a ... Read more...

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New study uncovers how male puberty begins


March 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Monash University researchers have shed light on a new understanding of how male puberty begins.The key to their findings lies with a protein known as SMAD3 and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How support protein laminin plays a role in breast cancer development


March 8th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has found how a structural support protein called laminin plays a central role in the development of breast cancer.Mina Bissell with the U.S. Department of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Potential mechanisms that contribute to ‘I am full’ feeling identified


March 4th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania are one step closer to developing effective, FDA-approved treatments for obesity.They have identified the neurological and cellular signalling mechanisms that contribute to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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 |

Central switch that controls cell movements discovered


December 8th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): A central switch that controls whether cells move or remain stationary has been discovered by University of Georgia researchers.The misregulation of this switch may play a role in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists find new method to develop flu vaccine tool


December 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Scientist has found a new method of producing a flu vaccine that was earlier dependent on the availability of hundreds of millions of eggs.Scientists have showed that an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chhattisgarh to step up sickle-cell patients detection drive


November 27th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, one of the Indian state's worst-affected with the sickle-cell blood disorder, will step up its drive to detect the people suffering from the deadly disease, Health Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘I don’t think anyone else will manage for 24 years, I’m a phenomenon’: Fergie


November 18th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson opened up yesterday about his amazing career, and predicted that no one would be in a position to repeat what he has achieved ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Earth to have a close encounter with Comet Hartley 2 today


October 20th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The planet is set to have a close shave with a comet that has been very elusive since its discovery in 1986.The Australian astronomer, Malcolm ... Read more...

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Elusive green comet Hartley 2 will be visible today


October 20th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Hartley 2, the comet that was discovered in 1986 by Australian astronomer Malcolm Hartley, has been shrouded in mystery for a very long time, but today it ... Read more...

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Rosetta performs close fly-by at asteroid (21) Lutetia


October 5th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): The International Rosetta Mission performed a successful close fly-by at the main-belt asteroid (21) Lutetia on 10 July 2010.Closest approach occurred at 15:45 UTC at a distance of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How nerve cells regenerate after injury


September 28th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): The peripheral nerves that connect our limbs and organs to the central nervous system have an astonishing ability to regenerate themselves after injury, unlike nerves of the spinal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Molecular ‘playbook’ to stop heart failure risk factor found


September 24th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center recently discovered a potential molecular playbook for blocking cardiac hypertrophy, the unwanted enlargement of the heart and a well-known precursor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wonder conductors to keep your laptops and mobiles cooler


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): It's a common phenomenon for laptops and mobiles to become blisteringly hot after an hour or two of use, but a new wonder conductor could change all that.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Designer protein’ opens new door in cancer research


August 4th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Researchers have made a major breakthrough in how to target and destroy the most malignant and aggressive brain cancer cells.The finding allows for new possibilities in cancer research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What helps plants go green?


June 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers have found a central part in the machinery that turns plants green when they sense light.Plants, according to Meng Chen, an assistant professor of biology at Duke, ... Read more...

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Study: Painkillers may kill cancer cells too


June 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the latest research on cancer, painkillers might not just help to kill the sensation of pain but the cancer cells too. The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer Cells May Kill Themselves On Taking A Painkiller


June 21st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A U.S. research study has suggested that a painkiller may stimulate the cancer cells to kill themselves. The researchers of the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Painkillers Can Make The Cancer Cells Kill Themselves


June 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research in the US claims that pain killers may help in triggering the process of cancer cells killing themselves. The researches found a link ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Understanding critical nucleus in haze formation


June 17th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new research by a Texan professor could pave the way for better understanding of aerosol formation, or haze - which represents a major environmental problem.Atmospheric aerosols - ... Read more...

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