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Pregnant women living near highways likelier to give birth prematurely


April 4th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 04 (ANI): A new research has suggested that women who live near freeways and highways are more likely to give birth prematurely.The link between the concentration of major road routes ... Read more...

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Qantas A380 flight passengers ‘very very lucky’ plane didn’t explode: Expert


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19(ANI): Qantas' A380 flight QF32 passengers and crewmembers were "very, very lucky" that the highly flammable jet fuel in the aircraft's wings did not ignite from the ruptured fuel pipe ... Read more...

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Coming soon: pee-on mobile chip to predict STD


November 9th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 9 (ANI): Doctors and scientists in Britain have claimed that people can soon diagnose sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) by urinating on a computer chip, plugging it into their cell phones or ... Read more...

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Genetic variant linked to TB susceptibility in Africans identified


August 9th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Using a technique known as a genome-wide association (GWA) study, scientists have identified a genetic variant which increases susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) in African populations.This is the ... Read more...

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How lithium treats bipolar disorder


June 18th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified a possible mechanism for how lithium treats bipolar disorder.Lithium has been established for more than 50 years as one of the most effective treatments for ... Read more...

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Woolly mammoths survived in Britain until 14,000 years ago


June 18th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new research has finally proven that bones found in Shropshire, England provide the most geologically recent evidence that woolly mammoths survived in Britain until 14,000 years ago.The ... Read more...

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Math formula may be used to give advance warning of tsunami


April 1st, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists at Newcastle University, UK, have worked out a mathematical formula that could be used to give advance warning of where a tsunami is likely to hit and ... Read more...

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A 15-minute brisk walk can curb chocolate cravings


November 12th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Cant get enough of chocolates even while youre on a strict diet? Well, dont lose heart, for your weight loss plan can still be a success all ... Read more...

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Early surgery beneficial for people with persistent heartburn


November 9th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- London, Nov 9 (ANI): A new research has suggested that people with persistent heartburn should be considered for early surgery to prevent a lifetime of popping pills.The surgery ... Read more...

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Forests drove woolly mammoths to extinction


December 16th, 2007 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 16 (ANI): It took nothing more dangerous than trees to drive the biggest mammals, Woolly mammoths to extinction, a new study has revealed.The finding was based on a study, led ... Read more...

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