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Higher BP may cause you to misread people


November 7th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Higher blood pressure might cause you to misread people and diminish your ability to respond to anger or other emotions. Clemson University psychology professor James A. ... Read more...

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A love of reading ensures flying start at school


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Parents who foster a love of reading in their children early on are ensuring they get off to a flying start at school, a research claims. ... Read more...

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For Obama, economic challenges remain after Osama’s killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A political science professor at the American University, Professor James Thurber, has said jobs and the performance of the economy will be the primary factors influencing the 2012 ... Read more...

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Genes May Determine Friendships, Researchers Say


January 19th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say, a friend in need is a friend indeed. How do we make friends? Why do we like someone? Proceedings of the National Academy of ... Read more...

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Unpublished Philip Larkin poem reveals secretary as muse


December 6th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): An unpublished poem written by Philip Larkin reveals his relationship with his secretary - who was also his muse.The newly-discovered poem, 'Dear Jake', will be heard for the ... Read more...

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Pleasurable activity reduces stress by inhibiting anxiety


November 11th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Be it food or sex, pleasurable activity actually reduces stress by inhibiting anxiety responses in the brain.Experiments by Yvonne Ulrich-Lai, research assistant professor, James Herman, professor of psychiatry ... Read more...

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Lovers’ shared language reflects state of relationship


October 5th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Couples deeply in love speak and write alike, mimicking words and phrases that each other uses, reflecting the state of their relationship.But if it goes bad then ... Read more...

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Here’s how brain learns to recognize objects


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Years of experience in the natural world is what makes the brain learn how to recognizes objects, revealed a new study by MIT neuroscientistsFor instance, we can recognise ... Read more...

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Scientists find new way to attack cancerous cells


June 8th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new way to target and destroy a type of cancerous cell has been discovered by Scripps Research Institute scientists.The finding may lead to the development of new ... Read more...

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Improved nano diamonds production to improve bio imaging of proteins


April 17th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): By developing a new way to keep tiny nano-sized diamonds separated during production, Aussie scientists have opened new avenues in medical imaging.With the new discovery, scientists can see ... Read more...

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Now, sticking plaster that can cure cancer


March 12th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): Skin cancer patients have a new reason to smile - doctors are set to unveil the first ever sticking plaster that can cure the deadly disease.The Ambulight plaster ... Read more...

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One good act really is the catalyst for three others


March 9th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): Kindness is contagious, scientists have discovered. And good acts by a handful of individuals really can make a difference.Professor James Fowler, of the University of California, and his ... Read more...

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Low doses of antibiotics can lead to multidrug resistance in ’superbugs’


February 12th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): It is commonly thought that an incomplete course of antibiotics increases the risk of a renewed infection by a 'superbug' that can mount a more powerful defence against ... Read more...

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Scientists developing probiotics to ambush disease-causing gut bacteria


September 8th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Scientists from University of Adelaide are working on developing diversionary tactics in a bid to fool disease-causing gut bacteria that often lead to infections, such as cholera.According to ... Read more...

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Scientists establish new link between pre-eclampsia and diet


August 26th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that pregnant women with pre-eclampsia have unusually high levels of a chemical compound called 'ergothioneine', which is found in unpasteurised food, in the ... Read more...

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Money can really buy longer and healthier life


May 7th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): It's official: Money is the key to enjoying longer and healthier life.According to a new study, for the Economic and Social Research Council, people with more wealth and ... Read more...

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Pizza tossing art inspires next-gen micro motors


April 28th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): The physics of the perfect pizza toss has been unlocked by Monash University scientists who will use it to design the next generation of micro motors thinner that ... Read more...

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Pizza tossing physics to inspire micro-motor design


April 28th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the physics of the perfect pizza toss, which will help them design micro-motors thinner than a human hair. Daniel Liu, a doctoral student supervised by ... Read more...

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Simple process makes thin nanoribbons for conductive products


April 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Scientists at Rice University, US, have uncovered a room-temperature chemical process that splits carbon nanotubes to make flat nanoribbons, which can be used to create basic elements for ... Read more...

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Now, a mathematical model to tell if true love will last


March 26th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Couples wondering if their true love is heading for a lifetime of happiness have been provided with a mathematical test to find out if they are a match ... Read more...

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Oz scientists make breakthrough in malaria treatment


February 4th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Australian scientists have made a major breakthrough in the global fight against malaria.Monash University researchers have been able to deactivate the final stage of the malaria parasite''s ... Read more...

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Depression set to become killer disease worldwide


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) 'Major' depression is a severe and widespread psychiatric disorder which is on way to becoming a killer disease worldwide.However, despite extensive investigations, the exact mechanisms that lead to ... Read more...

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Regular three-minute workout bursts best for health


January 28th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A regular and intense three-minute workout can do wonders in boosting your metabolism, says a new study.According to Professor James Timmons, who worked with a team of ... Read more...

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Australia destroying life on Earth, says NASA scientist


January 6th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Jan 6 (ANI): A leading NASA scientist has written in a letter to US President-elect Barack Obama that Australias use of coal and carbon emissions policies are guaranteeing the destruction ... Read more...

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Happiness is contagious


December 5th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Happiness is infectious, says a new study, which found that a persons proximity to cheerful people specifically partners, siblings and neighbours could make them happy too.In the ... Read more...

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Oetzi the iceman may have carried his own first aid kit


December 3rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): The discovery of mosses in the stomach of Oetzi the iceman, a 5,300-year-old mummy discovered in the Eastern Alps, has led to the suggestion that he might ... Read more...

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Intestinal analysis sheds new light on Oetzi the Iceman


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): New analysis of the intestinal contents of the 5,200-year-old mummy discovered in the Eastern Alps, popularly known as Oetzi the Iceman, has shed light on his lifestyle ... Read more...

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Soon, computers, cameras to have massive amounts of storage capacity


November 23rd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Computers, handheld media players, cell phones and cameras, will soon have massive amounts of storage, all thanks to researchers at Rice University who have developed a new ... Read more...

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2 new compounds may help destroy breast cancer tumours


November 20th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 20 (ANI): University of Central Florida researchers have uncovered two novel compounds that may help destroy breast cancer tumours. Associate Professor James Turkson, who led the study leading to ... Read more...

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Exercise during pregnancy cuts complication risk


October 9th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Moderate exercise during pregnancy does not contribute to low birth weight, premature birth or miscarriage, according to a new study, which claims that physical activities during the ... Read more...

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Ancient shores were full of more slithering creatures than previously thought


September 26th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 26 (ANI): New fossils of the first land animals have revealed that ancient shores, 500 million years ago, were alive with more crawling, slithering creatures than anyone previously thought. ... Read more...

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Instrument aboard Hubble to probe fossil record of gases in early universe


September 18th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): The installation of a 70 million dollar instrument on the Hubble Space Telescope in mid-October would help to probe the fossil record of gases in the early ... Read more...

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Phasing out coal and burning trees for fuel can tackle global warming, says scientist


September 15th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): In a move to reduce the danger of increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, one of the worlds top scientists has suggested that all coal power stations ... Read more...

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The Pill is an outdated method of contraception, says expert


June 26th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): The contraceptive pill is outdated and results in unwanted pregnancies and abortions because women in the UK don't use it correctly, a Brit expert has said.Professor James ... Read more...

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Lowly latrines, not toilets key to global sanitation


June 18th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): While the invention of water-guzzling appliances such as toilets might be considered as the pinnacle of sanitary science, a lowly latrine could be a far better solution ... Read more...

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