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Olympic spectators treated to Cathedral of Sewage


August 13th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greenway, is a renovated pathway was where the Olympic fans were after watching Usain Bolt sprint to glory and also Michael Phelps take his record breaking bow ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug spurs growth of brain cells


July 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Popular diabetes drug metformin offers an unexpected yet alluring side effect - it encourages the growth of new brain cells.The discovery is an important step toward ... Read more...

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Breakthrough to boost solar cell output by 40 percent


April 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) A breakthrough could boost the output of low cost solar cells in rooftop panels by a whopping 40 percent, making them much more viable as an ... Read more...

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Save Kosi river corridor, save tigers: WWF


March 18th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Highlighting the importance of the Kosi river corridor in the Corbett tiger reserve in Uttarakhand, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Sunday that the crucial ... Read more...

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Puffing could expose your kid to leukaemia


February 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) Smokers beware. Your heavy puffing around the time of conception greatly increases the chances of your child developing the most common form of childhood cancer, ... Read more...

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Human Rights Watch slams Sri Lanka report


December 18th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 18 (IANS) A Sri Lankan government report disregards the "worst abuses" by government forces towards the end of the war that killed the Tamil Tigers in 2009, ... Read more...

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Stalin may face action for defaming Jayalalithaa: Minister


December 4th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) A Tamil Nadu minister said Sunday that DMK treasurer and former deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin could be prosecuted for levelling false land grab charges against ... Read more...

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New way of treating lung cancer soon


October 11th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered the mechanism by which aggressive lung cancers re-grow following chemotherapy, offering hope for new therapies.The study, conducted by a team from Monash (Australia), ... Read more...

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Thomas McCulloch gets a new job to axe down trees


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thomas McCulloch, convicted of triple murders has been handed the axe again outside his prison walls. This time though, the 63-year-old is not going to chop people ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Achieved broad umbrella agreement with Dhaka: PM


September 7th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Sep 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that India has achieved a "broad umbrella agreement" with Bangladesh that would serve as the ... Read more...

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Rod Marsh eyes Hilditch job on selection panel


August 20th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Legendary Australian wicketkeeper Rod Marsh is interested in taking over as chairman of the National Selection Panel (NSP) of Cricket Australia (CA).The Age reported that ... Read more...

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Hayden returns to cricket with Big Bash League


July 25th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden will return to cricket with the inaugural Big Bash League where he will play for Brisbane Heat.Hayden, 39, has not played ... Read more...

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Blueberries help build sturdy bones


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Blueberry compounds help build sturdy, healthy bones, if results from studies on lab rats also hold true for humans.Jin-Ran Chen, assistant professor in paediatrics, ... Read more...

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Why does flu trigger asthma?


May 30th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) When asthmatic children are infected with flu, they often land in the hospital gasping for air. Researchers from Children's Hospital in Boston have found a previously ... Read more...

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Boosting performance of multi-core computer chips


May 26th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Computers can now run even faster. Researchers have developed two new techniques to help multi-core computer chips boost their performance by 10 to 40 percent.Multi-core chips ... Read more...

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Brain ‘programmed from birth to recognize day and night cycle’


April 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new research on circadian rhythms shows that our brains are apparently programmed from birth to recognize and react to sunrise and sunset.Scientists at the University of Chicago ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian community growing in New Zealand


April 18th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), April 18 (IANS) The number of migrants coming to New Zealand from India has continued to increase rapidly in the last three years, despite the global economic ... Read more...

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Pak players ducking domestic matches must be omitted from national team: Sultan Rana


April 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): Those international-level Pakistan cricketers who do not make themselves available for their domestic teams, should also be excluded from the national squad, the Pakistan Cricket Board's Domestic Cricket Director ... Read more...

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New experimental drug slows down growth of ovarian cancer


April 16th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study has found that an experimental drug that blocks two points of a crucial cancer cell signalling pathway inhibits the growth of ovarian cancer cells.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists identify genetic link to suicide attempts


March 29th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study suggests that genetic risk factors may influence the decision to attempt suicide.Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a small region on chromosome 2 that is associated ... Read more...

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Potential new non-insulin treatment for type 1 diabetes found


March 25th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin, long thought to be the sole regulator ... Read more...

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Brain activity is similar for both habits and goals


March 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A team of researchers has found that pursuing carefully planned goals and engaging in more automatic habits show overlapping neurological mechanisms.The finding may offer a pathway for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Full genetic blueprint of blood cancer offers new insights


March 24th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): For the first time, US scientists have mapped the full genetic blueprint of 'multiple myeloma', a form of blood cancer.The study from 38 cancer samples might now offer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girl dies while parents shop in Goa mall


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) A four-year-old girl died in hospital in the wee hours of Monday, hours after she was found unconscious in mysterious circumstances at Goa's first and only ... Read more...

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How bacteria communicate with each other


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 03 (ANI): Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a pathway whereby bacteria communicate with each other.The discovery has important implications for efforts to cope with the ... Read more...

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How the brain may fail to tell the body ‘it is full’ after a meal


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how the brain sometimes may fail to tell the body that 'it is full' after a hearty meal.Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why problem drinking during adolescence is never ‘just a phase’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study of Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index (RAPI) has found that problem drinking during adolescence is never just a phase.Researchers used adolescent RAPI scores to examine diagnoses ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

We have to play good cricket against India: Wright


February 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) John Wright's return as a coach, this time of his home country New Zealand, was perhaps a logical move after the team came apart at the seams under ... Read more...

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How the brain’s use of fatty acids is linked to obesity


January 5th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers have established a link between how lipid sensing and metabolism in the brain relate to the regulation of energy balance and body weight.Hong Wang of University ... Read more...

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Secrets of common virus that can cause cancer decoded


December 16th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists at the Duke Cancer Institute have decoded secrets of a very common virus that can cause cancer.About 90 percent of people are infected at some time in ... Read more...

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Scientists discover way to block neurodegeneration in adult form of Fragile X syndrome


December 14th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that expression of a toxic RNA that leads to Fragile X Tremor Ataxia Syndrome is modifiable by genetic or pharmacologic ... Read more...

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Similarities between DNA repair systems of bacteria, humans greater than thought


December 11th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that there are greater similarities between the DNA repair systems of bacteria and humans than previously thought.The University of Bristol researchers have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adding face shields to helmets could prevent blast-induced brain injuries


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that adding a face shield to the helmet worn by military personnel could help prevent blast induced head injuries.Raul Radovitzky, of MIT, and ... Read more...

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Compound to starve cancers of sugar-based building blocks found


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a compound that could be used to starve cancers of their sugar-based building blocks.The compound, called a glutaminase inhibitor, has been tested on laboratory-cultured, ... Read more...

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Tiny molecules that protect from dangers of sex identified


November 15th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a gene-silencing pathway that protects fungal genome from mutations imposed by a partner during mating.Pathogenic fungi have been found to protect themselves against unwanted genetic ... Read more...

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