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Indian Statistical Institute, a key policymaking player: Mukherjee

September 13th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 13 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) has a key role to play in policymaking and formatting plan objectives.Mukherjee, who is also the chairman ... Read more...

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Plane crashes in developing countries 13 times likelier than in US, First World

September 2nd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): If you were planning to fly in a developing country, the results of this new study might change those plans, for the risk of airplane crashes is 13 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marijuana use in California may double if legal: Study

July 8th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Legalizing marijuana could bring down the price of the drug and encourage sales in California, says a new study.The study by RAND Corporation reported that the prices could ... Read more...

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Restriction of foreign IT professionals can hurt US businesses: Study

May 14th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A study has shown that if skilled foreign IT professionals were restricted from working in the United States, it would actually affect American workers, as it would lead ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Modelling tool for faster pandemic analysis

December 15th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): American scientists are developing a mathematical and visual analytic toolkit to quicken the diagnoses of pandemics and create better ways of dealing with them.The Department of Energy's Pacific ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People prefer to hear good news and bad news separately

December 1st, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): When small gains and large losses occur together, communicating "I have some good news and some bad news" is better than combining the messages, says a new study.In ... Read more...

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US report takes sheen off super-speciality hospitals

October 14th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Super-specialty hospitals cherry-pick patients and exaggerate success, according to a US report. Although many specialised hospitals deliver better and faster services in cardiac care and other specialties, these ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Iraq troops’ posttraumatic stress disorder rate as high as 35pct

September 15th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A high volume of military personnel serving in Iraq are expected to seek treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) because the rate among armed forces may be as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cordiality key to strong working relationship among supply chain partners

November 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): When it comes to cementing strong working relationships among supply chain partners, cordiality and mutually beneficial arrangements can be more important than hard-negotiated deals, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu to support research in Aids control programmes

July 9th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu State Aids Control Society (Tansacs) Wednesday launched a programme to fund and technically support operational research in the area of HIV/Aids. "The need was felt ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Software designers create complex products to further their careers

May 20th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that many software designers intentionally create unnecessarily complex products that do less to serve their companies and customers than to advance their ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Women whistleblowers face more retaliation than men: Study

May 2nd, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Women whistleblowers who alert authorities about their organizations wrongdoing suffer more retaliation than men, according to a new study.The researchers conducted their study over a single U.S. ... Read more...

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IT investments at fortune 1000 companies riskier than ordinary capital investments: Study

December 30th, 2007 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 30 (ANI): A study of Fortune 1000 companies led by two Indian-origin researchers at the University of California at Irvine suggests that investments in information technology carry more risk than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |