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Research reveals that ‘Early birds are happier’


June 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new research, early risers are the happiest. Scientists have concluded that individuals who get up earlier in the morning were generally healthier and happier ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chimpanzees have personalities like us


May 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities "like people", researchers have claimed.Experts say it could finally end a decades-old debate over whether we simply project human-like personalities onto ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Harnessing stem cells to prevent hearing loss


December 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Scientists have set out to harness stem cells to overcome hearing loss associated with age. Keele University researchers in North Staffordshire are attempting the growth of ... Read more...

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Black plant life could prosper on other planets


April 25th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Scientist says regardless of the type of sunlight that a plant receives, photosynthesis might still be possible. The research was conducted by a PhD student ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Male drivers ‘more likely to give way to others than women’


April 25th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): A new study has found that men are more polite than women when it comes to sharing the road.However the research into driving behaviour also revealed that about ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Exoplanets with two suns sprout black plants: Study


April 21st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Exoplanets with two suns may have trees and shrubs that are black or grey instead of the more familiar green, according to a new study.It also suggested that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cluttered memory halts older people from learning new things


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A new research from Concordia University has suggested that older individuals have reduced learning and memory because their minds tend to be cluttered with irrelevant information when performing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, oestrogen therapy with no side-effects!


April 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found a way of utilising the positive effects of oestrogen in mice so that only the skeleton is acted on.Oestrogen is the hormone that principally ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technique to help produce cheap solar cells 10 times faster


March 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): The speed at which inexpensive solar cells are produced can be increased by a factor of ten - and this can be achieved without any detriment to the ... Read more...

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Squatters enjoying luxury London home of Gadaffi’s son


March 11th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Squatters are reportedly enjoying the Jacuzzi and other comforts available in the 12 million pounds London home of Colonel Muammar Gadaffi's son, Saif al-Islam.The Daily Mail quoted an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mother hens ‘can feel their chicks’ pain’


March 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): The ability to feel someone's pain or see their point of view was once thought to be uniquely human. But recent studies suggest that animals may also experience ... Read more...

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Endurance exercise thwarts premature aging


February 27th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A study by McMaster University researchers has found that endurance exercise may stop you looking and feeling old, it may even help you live longer."We have clearly shown ... Read more...

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New vaccine technology shows promise against hepatitis C virus


February 24th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): University of Copenhagen scientists have succeeded in developing a vaccine, which provides future hope for medical protection from hepatitis C.In this type of hepatitis the virus hides in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New weapon against Internet pirates to save movie industry


January 30th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Two Ballarat computer scientists have written a program, which can act as weapon against Internet pirates.PhD student Robert Layton and researcher Prof Paul Watters, of Ballarat University's Internet ... Read more...

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Oscar win for Best Actress ups divorce risk: Study


January 29th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Oscar winners in the Best Actress category are at a higher risk of divorce than nominees who do not win.A long line ... Read more...

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“The Crossbow Cannibal” Stephen Griffiths, Sentenced To Lifetime Imprisonment


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stephen Griffiths, notoriously known as "the crossbow cannibal" has finally been sentenced to lifetime imprisonment without any parole, after finding guilty of barbarously murdering several women. ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice could help people enjoy more active lives


December 18th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): It's not only athletes who can benefit from beetroot juice's performance enhancing properties - its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How ‘bees see world’


December 11th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists have developed FReD - the Floral Reflectance Database - which holds data on what colours flowers appear to be, to bees.The work by researchers at Queen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Birds mimic alarm calls of other species to steal food


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has discovered that drongos in the Kalahari mimic the alarm calls of other species to steal food.The birds 'play tricks' on meerkats in particular, following ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Frequent Facebook users more likely to lose friends


October 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) People glued to Facebook for hours are more likely to lose friends on the social networking site. Researchers found that friends' frequent posts about nothing in ... Read more...

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Planet Neptune didn’t knock out Cold Classical Kuiper Belt


October 6th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Challenging popular theory about how part of our solar system formed, a University of Victoria PhD student has found evidence that the planet Neptune can't have knocked a ... Read more...

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Why people get ‘unfriended’ on Facebook


October 6th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Facebook has become the best platform where friends meet to share photos, news and gossip, but when relationships sour, another phenomenon often occurs - unfriending.And now, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Geim and Novoselov awarded the 2010 Physics Nobel for two-dimensional material graphene


October 5th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM (BNO NEWS) -- The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Tuesday decided to award the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov.The honorable prize was awarded to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists a step closer to 100pc lead-free electronics


October 5th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 05 (ANI): A new research by materials engineers from the University of Leeds has paved the way for 100 pc lead-free electronics.The work, carried out at the UK's synchrotron facility, ... Read more...

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Lucknow peaceful after Ayodhya verdict, markets shut


October 1st, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Lucknow remained peaceful after the Ayodhya verdict was delivered as markets closed and most of the streets were deserted in the afternoon as the judgment was to be ... Read more...

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The downside of flexible work hours


September 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): According to new research out of the University of Toronto, people who have flexible work hours are reporting more blurring of the boundaries between work and the other ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nectar secretion in some plants dependent on red light


September 30th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Red light governs the production of extrafloral nectar, which is secreted by some plant species, such as the Lima bean, to attract ants which in turn fend off ... Read more...

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Oz experts term Rules Football as ‘racist, sexist and anti-gay’


September 29th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept.29 (ANI): Australian academics have described the country's rules football as racist, sexist and homophobic despite clubs and officials' efforts to change attitudes.Participants attending a conference on the social and cultural ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brain area that controls impulsive behaviour located


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Scientists have nailed down the area of the brain that controls impulsive behaviour and say that it can be controlled with training.A Queen's University research team led Scott ... Read more...

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New Study Published In ‘Biology Letters’ Challenges The Theory Of Evolution Of The Famed Charles Darwin


August 25th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A new study has the potential to shudder the very fundamentals of Darwin's theory of evolution. This study has mentioned that 'living space', and not ... Read more...

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New Evolution Theory Published In “Biology Letters” Questions Charles Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution


August 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study published in "Biology Letters" argues that perhaps Charles Darwin's famous theory of evolution had some faults in it. A study conducted by University ... Read more...

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Brothers ‘delay’ puberty in younger sisters


August 18th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 18 (ANI): Having older brothers delays the age at which girls get their periods, Australian researchers have found."What we found was that there was an older age at menarche [when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genes linked to aggressive breast cancer identified


August 17th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time identified 12 genes that could be associated with aggressive breast tumours.Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, say their discovery could ... Read more...

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British MP says he won’t meet veiled Muslim women


July 17th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 17 (IANS) A Conservative MP has drawn flak from Muslims in Britain for saying he will refuse to meet women wearing the full Islamic dress in his constituency ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New method to help nerves grow after trauma or injury found


July 13th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new method to enhance nerve regeneration in the peripheral nervous system.The find could lead to new treatments for nerve damage caused by diabetes or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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