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City architecture makes birds’ songs shriller


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Feb 23 (IANS) Urban birds sing at a higher frequency than their woodland cousins in order to be heard above the barrier of constant noise produced by traffic, machines ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Too much or too little iron bad for brain


January 15th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Iron plays a vital role in the development of the brain -- too little can result in cognitive problems, too much promotes degenerative diseases such as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lava launches unbreakable phone handset A16


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Handset manufacture Lava mobiles Thursday launched its unbreakable series phone A16 which can withstand an impact of 120 kg and is priced in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New computer program could help identify missing kids, criminals on the run


March 12th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A promising computer program could serve as a new tool in missing-child investigations and matters of national security.Khoa Luu, a Concordia graduate student, has developed a more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A fat tummy shrinks your brain


January 9th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study by researchers in the US has revealed that having a larger waistline could shrivel your brain.Obesity is associated with an increased risk of type 2 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Remove gender bias in security forces: Chidambaram


October 16th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday called for removing "gender bias" against women in security forces and letting them hold the highest posts in security organisations."Women can ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi lad hopes his robots will bend it like Beckham


July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Even as the World Cup held people in thrall, an 18-year-old Delhi boy is hoping his home-built robots would be able to show off their football skills ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Daybreakers’ not just another vampire movie(IANS Film Review, Rating: ***1/2)


May 29th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Daybreakers"; Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig; Cast: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan, Sam Neill; Rating: ***1/2What is it being human? Is it only about having the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Corey Haim Expired Owing To Crises Related To Pneumonia


May 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Eminent Actor Corey Haim passed away owing to pneumonia that was made even worse by an engorged heart, substandard lungs and tapering blood vessels. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bee species that builds its nest with petals


May 5th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) In a rare coincidence, researchers working in both Turkey and Iran discovered on the same day how a rare species of bee builds its nest with petals of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Corals reef in danger of being wiped off the face of the Earth


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): If reports are anything to go by, then coral reefs are in danger of being wiped off the face of the Earth, all due to global warming.Corals get ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists identify gene linked to biological ageing in humans


February 8th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Scientists have identified specific genetic variants associated with biological ageing in humans. Biological ageing, as distinct from chronology ageing, includes changes in the physical structure of the body as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Amber alert issued for 8 year old Oklahoma girl Aja Jotson


January 26th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Geronimo, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An amber alert has been issued for an 8-year-old Oklahoma girl Aja Jotson, whose mother was found dead in their house. She is suspected to be with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Artificial bone made of wood may allow broken human bones to heal faster


August 17th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Italian scientists have developed a new procedure to turn blocks of wood into artificial bones, which may be implanted into large animals and eventually humans, allowing live bones ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists uncover proteins that produce larger pearls in less time


August 17th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two new proteins that are responsible for the iridescent beauty of pearls, and allow for the production of larger pearls in less time.Pearl and nacre, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New metamaterial could be used to create high-definition ultrasound images


June 16th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have created a new type of metamaterial that could be used to create high-definition ultrasound images of babies in-utero, help doctors find tiny tumours or hide submarines ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanoparticles created to illuminate tumours for safer drug delivery


February 23rd, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have created tiny flakes of silicon that glow brightly and illuminate tumours for a longer time to ensure better ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People read car fronts just as they do human faces


November 26th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): A statistical analysis has confirmed that many people see human facial features in the front end of automobiles, and ascribe various personality traits to cars. Published in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Enzyme that makes humans unique discovered


November 14th, 2007 - 2:26 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Health |

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