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Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno


September 12th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Al Pacino is set to play late American football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming biopic.The Oscar-winning actor will star as the lead character ... Read more...

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Time with parents key to teens’ well-being


August 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The key to the future well-being of teens lies in spending time with parents, instead of growing distant and independent.Researchers from Pennsylvania State University studied whether ... Read more...

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Waste water can generate electricity


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) American scientists have built a device that can generate electricity from waste water.BBC said the team from Pennsylvania State University said the technology would simultaneously also ... Read more...

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Junk food doesn’t lead to weight gain in kids: Study


January 18th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Weight gain has nothing to do with candy, soda, chips and other junk food, at least for middle school students, say researchers in the US who ... Read more...

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Nanofibre to clean water of radioactive waste


November 1st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) Researchers have developed a technology capable of ridding contaminated water of radioactive waste and aiding clean-up efforts after nuclear disasters.The innovation could also solve the problem ... Read more...

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Study reveals that Men are the quickest to say ‘I Love You’ in a relationship


October 28th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pennsylvania State University conducted a study on relationships and they concluded that in a romantic relationship it is the men who say ‘I Love You’, the ... Read more...

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Intrusive or over-detached? You may have anxiety disorder


July 27th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) From over-nurturing to extreme detachment, these are some of the negative methods used by people to cope with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), says a psychologist.Worrying comes ... Read more...

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Scientists crack secret of superbug’s resistance


April 29th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Scientists seem to have cracked the secret of MRSA superbug's resistance, potentially opening the way for improved drugs to fight infections.The superbug kills hundreds of patients ... Read more...

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Hopeful consumers make healthier choices than happy ones


April 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study into why happy people are more likely to eat candy bars, whereas hopeful people choose fruit, has shown that when people feel hope, they're thinking about ... Read more...

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Happy people go for candies


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Happy people are more likely to eat candy bars and hopeful ones choose fruit."Most of us are aware that we often fall victim to emotional eating, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sign language users read words and see signs at the same time


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found that people fluent in sign language may simultaneously keep words and signs in their minds as they read.Judith Kroll, at the ... Read more...

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Indian talent pool in US waiting to be tapped


March 13th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Most Indian students in the US plan to return home with a desire to give back to the motherland, offering a vast pool of talent that ... Read more...

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Study examines how being nice helps


March 10th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): An act of politeness shows respect. But a new study suggests that courtesy may have a more practical, though unconscious, shared motivation: to reduce the work for those ... Read more...

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Scientists illuminate cell pathway key to insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes


February 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have shed new light on the problem of insulin resistance, and identified the key participants in a molecular pathway that holds therapeutic promise for reducing the severity ... Read more...

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New method to find flavanol antioxidant content in cocoa, chocolate


February 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists at The Hershey Company and other scientific laboratories have found improved methods for determining the amounts of flavanol antioxidants in cocoa and chocolate.The Hershey scientists and collaborating ... Read more...

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Why aliens never get in touch with us


February 5th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A team of scientists has said that no matter how much we try to contact extra terrestrial life, we may never get any response because we are going ... Read more...

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Study that could help you grow a better green roof garden


December 30th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Researchers from the Department of Horticulture at The Pennsylvania State University have evaluated the influence of substrate type and depth on establishment of five common green roof plants.Plants ... Read more...

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GM mosquitoes released to fight dengue in Cayman Isles


November 14th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Scientists have released three million genetically-modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands to fight dengue fever. Batches of the male mosquitoes were released in a 40-acre area, from ... Read more...

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Twitter can give a boost to students’ grades


November 14th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A study has suggested that using social networking sites like Twitter as a tool in university courses can help increase student engagement and also boost their grades.The research ... Read more...

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Heat-powered fan to make stoves cleaner


November 14th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A Pennsylvania State University student is helping design a better cook stove for people in developing countries.Paul Montgomery will present a simple heat-powered fan that could help ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new DNA repair mechanism


October 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new mechanism that detects and repairs a common form of DNA damage called alkylation.Researchers at Vanderbilt University, Pennsylvania State University and the University of ... Read more...

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Geoengineering ‘can’t just slam on the brakes’ on rising sea levels


August 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Geoengineering techniques such as space mirrors or volcanic blasts won't help curb rising sea levels unless they employ extreme measures, says a new study.The reason is that sea ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai to host 4th Asian Science Camp


August 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Navi Mumbai will be the first Indian city to host the Asian Science Camp starting Tuesday. The three-day camp, which will be held in Navi Mumbai's Vashi ... Read more...

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New Digital Ink Library to speed up investigation of documents


August 8th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Analysing ink samples to determine a document's origin can be a lengthy and time consuming process, but a new Digital Ink Library is set to change all that.Currently, ... Read more...

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University of Georgia UGA Takes Penn State’s ‘Top Party School’ Title


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State has been stripped of their title as ‘Top Party School’ and replaced by a school in a small southern town, which has over one hundred bars ... Read more...

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Top Party School Is The University Of Georgia And Penn State University Downgraded To Third Position


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An appraisal has been conducted by Princeton Review Inc. This appraisal consisted of the rejoinders of 122,000 students of more than 370 American colleges. ... Read more...

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Non-resident dads more involved in their kids’ lives than before


June 17th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 17 (ANI): According to a new research, dads who don't live with their kids are taking more involvement in their lives than before."There are fathers that are very involved. ... Read more...

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Why some people find it harder to give up salt


June 17th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Struggling to cut salt out of your diet? Well, blame your genes then, says a new study.Scientists suggest that some people are genetically predisposed to have a harder ... Read more...

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Men’s voice can reveal their strength


June 16th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A man's voice is an indicator of his upper body strength, according to a study.The study, led by Aaron Sell at the University of California, Santa Barbara, found ... Read more...

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A strong male voice denotes dominance


May 29th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Men with a deep, masculine voice are seen as more dominant by other men, says a new study. But a man's own dominance - perceived or actual - does ... Read more...

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Rival’s deep, masculine voice not enough to challenge a man’s dominance


May 29th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Men with a deep, masculine voice are considered more dominant by other men, but a man's own dominance - perceived or actual - does not affect how attentive ... Read more...

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Men with monotonous voices are irresistible


April 27th, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Men with monotone voices are more attractive to women, a study has suggested. Monotonous voices are associated with strength, power and confidence, researchers said.The study at universities in California ... Read more...

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Body lice originated around 190,000 years ago


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): In a genetic analysis of head and body lice, researchers have concluded that body lice first came on the scene approximately 190,000 years ago.This indicated that people might ... Read more...

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Cairns marries for third time in Sydney


April 4th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 4 (ANI): Former New Zealand all rounder Chris Cairns married for the third time at an intimate ceremony in Sydney.The 39-year-old all-rounder married Australian Melanie Croser at Vaucluse House, a ... Read more...

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Scientists solve mystery of high-CO2 Ice Age


March 9th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): A team of scientists has claimed to have solved the mystery about the so-called high level of carbon dioxide (CO2) present in the atmosphere during the big ice ... Read more...

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