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Change just sneaks upon languages


September 4th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 4 (IANS) Changes in languages often sneak in, in small and unobtrusive ways, gradually conquering more ground in a process termed 'actualisation', now documented by Belgian researchers.Hendrik ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop robotic legs that mimic human gait


July 6th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Researchers have designed a robotic set of legs which they believe is the first to mimic the human gait accurately.The neural (nerve cell) architecture, musculoskeletal architecture ... Read more...

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Akhilesh wants faster work on Agra international airport


April 19th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) In a fresh impetus to tourism in and around the Agra region, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday asked officials to complete all ground work ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Autism begins to show up in 6-month-old babies


February 19th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Autism first begins to show up as a significant difference in the brains of six-month-old babies and develops as they age, as compared to babies who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Attentiveness in KG key to work-oriented skills


January 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Attentiveness in kindergarten (KG) is the key to developing "work-oriented" skills in school children later as adults. "Children who are more likely to work autonomously and ... Read more...

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Grape seed extract kills cancer cells


January 29th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Cancer cells, which kill nearly 12,000 people in the US alone every year and affect more than half a million worldwide, could be eradicated with grape ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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 |

Dogs understand you as much as toddlers do


January 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Dogs are as advanced as a two-year-old child in following eye contact, a study has found.Scientists have found the animals pick up not only the words ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Colombian city gets outdoor escalators


December 28th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) A poor neighbourhood on the western mountainside of the Colombian city of Medellin has been installed with outdoor escalators to solve the problem of people getting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Separation at birth triggers genomic changes in kids


December 6th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Children who feel the pangs of separation from parents at birth and are brought up in orphanages undergo genetic changes, reveals a study. "Our study shows ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Popping too many pills ruins bedroom performance


November 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The habit of popping several pills daily could hit your bedroom performance and send it plummeting to a zero, a new study reveals. The study by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Anxiety affects friendships


September 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) While growing from childhood to adolescence, children rely on close ties with their peers but if they are withdrawn they miss out on the support that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yuvraj launches his cricket academy


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh Tuesday launched a cricket academy named after him in association with the Pathways World School.Yuvraj Singh Centres of Excellence (YSCE) aims ... Read more...

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iPad to impart greater accuracy to diagnosis


July 21st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) A new iPad application will help doctors in delivering the appropriate treatment at the right place and time.Known as Diagnostic Imaging Pathways (DIP), the tool has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scientists clue in on why saliva glands stop working


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Researchers are one step closer to unravelling why salivary glands stop working because of disease or damage from treatment of diseases.Salivary glands are essential for lubrication, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India to evaluate impact of growth on environment


May 9th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India Monday announced the setting up of a high-level expert group to assess the impact of economic growth on environment."We are setting up a high-level ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Grandma was right - babies do wake up taller after a sleep!


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Scientists have finally confirmed what our grandmas have been preaching over the years - babies do really wake up taller right after their sleep.Findings from the first study ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Abu Dhabi to have separate paths for cycling


May 1st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will develop pathways for pedestrians and bicycles in a bid to improve transport options as well as the quality of life, officials said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

An insight into regenerating damaged brain cells


March 31st, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 31 (IANS) A study of nerve injury in roundworms shows how they can regenerate damaged tissues, potentially opening the way to repairing the human nervous system."Though damaged nerves ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Manmohan Singh grateful to Gilani for accepting invite


March 31st, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said he was very grateful to Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for accepting his invitation to the India-Pakistan World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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 |

Possible new treatment strategies for pancreatic cancer found


March 4th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have identified a protein that can be modified to improve the effectiveness of one of the most common drugs used to treat pancreatic cancer.The University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Protein discovery could lead to better autoimmune disease, cancer drugs


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): The discovery that a single protein called FADD controls multiple cell death pathways could lead to better, more targeted autoimmune disease and cancer drugs.Jianke Zhang at Thomas Jefferson ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Listen to calls for reform: Obama to Middle East leaders


February 16th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that Middle Eastern leaders "can't be behind the curve" as their populations demand change. Referring to Iran's crackdown on the anti-government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bionic arm that relies on mind power to work


February 13th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) In a chapter straight out of sci-fi, scientists have fashioned a bionic arm by connecting nerves from an amputee's stump to his chest muscles to make it work ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New hybrid drug, derived from turmeric, may benefit stroke victims


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have created a new molecule from curcumin, a chemical component of the golden-colored spice turmeric, and found that it affects mechanisms that protect ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, high-tech prosthetic arms that can be controlled with thoughts!


February 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Northwestern University scientists have developed high-tech prosthetic arms that can be controlled using thoughts instead of a motor.After an amputation, the nerves in a stump remain healthy, at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Protein that protects against prostate cancer discovered


February 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01 (ANI): Scientists have identified an important protein, produced naturally inside cells, that appears to suppress the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory.The findings offer promising leads for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Common roundworm reveals pancreatic cancer pathway


January 20th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill carried out a new study on pancreatic cancer with the help of a simpler organism and have made an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New chocolate genome sequence could make ‘food of the gods’ better


December 27th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): An international team of scientists has identified a variety of gene families that may help improve the production of the high quality chocolate.The team, lead by Claire Lanaud ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More women respected in Pakistan than India: report


November 5th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Compared to India, a higher percentage of women in Pakistan feel they are treated with respect, says a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report.According to the report, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India behind Pakistan on human development indices: UN report


November 4th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India lags behind its neighbours, Pakistan and Bangladesh, on human development indices like life expectancy at birth and mean or average years of schooling, a United Nations ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New study could lead to systems that target multiple disease pathways


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland have created an animal model that breaks through the limitations of current systems that target single disease pathways.The model ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heavy smoking in midlife ‘doubles dementia risk’


October 26th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Heavy smoking in middle age is linked to more than double the risk for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia two decades later, according to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flydubai launches services for two Russian cities


October 21st, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS/WAM) Dubai's low cost airline Flydubai started its services to and from two Russian cities in one week.The first flight landed in Samara Wednesday, four days after the airline ... Read more...

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