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Abolish pelvic exams, China group says

March 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) A public welfare body has urged the government to remove gynaecological examinations from the physical exams for civil service recruitment.The Beijing Yirenping Centre(BYC) made the request ... Read more...

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Dr Oz: For Those Turning 40

October 18th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today's episode of 'The Dr Oz Show' especially focused on viewers who are about to turn forty years old. Dr Oz was quick to add that the information ... Read more...

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For 80mn years, Tyrannosaurs were the size of humans

September 17th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Tyrannosaurus rex might be known as those giant-sized dinosaurs, but for their first 80 million years, they were small-timers-no bigger than humans, say researchers.Recent fossil finds-including six ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why dachshunds, corgis have stubby legs

July 17th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): The short curved legs, characteristic of today's dachshunds, corgis, basset hounds and at least 16 other breeds of dogs, is due to a single evolutionary event in the ... Read more...

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Evolutionary mis-step created short-legged dogs

July 17th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on an evolutionary discovery that seems to explain the short, curved legs so characteristic of dachshunds, corgis, basset hounds and other dog breeds. The discovery provides ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Powerful individuals are less compassionate, says study

December 18th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Does power diminishes an individuals tendency to help others? Well, according to researchers from University of Amsterdam and University of California, Berkeley, the answer is yes.The study ... Read more...

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”Junk” DNA distinguishes humans from other species

November 5th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): What was earlier considered to be "junk" DNA has now been found to be an important ingredient distinguishing humans from other species, say scientists at the Genome ... Read more...

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Most net users fail to distinguish real popup warnings from fake ones

September 23rd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Most Internet users cannot distinguish between genuine and false popup warnings messages, even after repeated mistakes, according to a new study by researchers at North Carolina State ... Read more...

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Natalie Bassingthwaighte was a ”victim of bullying”

August 10th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Australian actress Natalie Bassingthwaighte has revealed that she was a victim of bullying while at school. For the beautiful singer, actress and TV presenter, being called names such ... Read more...

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Low sex drive distresses older men

March 4th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) Unlike popular belief, not only the youth, but also older men with lower sex drives are likely to feel morose and depressed, according to a new study. Depression ... Read more...

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Zigzagging, not straight line more efficient while trekking

February 21st, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): While traversing steep hillsides, trekking on a straight line might seem like the shortest route, but its the zigzag course that provides the most efficient and fastest way ... Read more...

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