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A machine that can tell when you’re lying


March 27th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) Computer scientists, taking inspiration from the human face, are exploring whether machines can detect lies.In a study of 40 videotaped conversations, an automated system that ... Read more...

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7-hour sleep helps high school students do better


February 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) High school students seem to do better in studies when they have seven hours of sleep, rather than nine recommended by federal guidelines, a study reveals."We're ... Read more...

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Astronauts’ tracks and trash seen on moon


September 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new photograph from NASA has revealed trash on the moon. The photos are seen as the sharpest yet from the space agency on the moon. The ... Read more...

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Swine flu spread much wider than suspected


June 9th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) The swine flu outbreak during the winter of 2009-2010 was much more widespread than previously realised, a study says.Blood samples taken from Scottish adults in March ... Read more...

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Mark Haub’s twinkies diet amazes with the results


November 9th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A nutrition professor has left several nutritionists including himself scratching their heads after an unexpected results to a study, which he carried on himself. The professor ... Read more...

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Catching you by the ears at airports


October 11th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) The shape of your ears could provide an infallible new way of identifying people at airports. Researchers have discovered that each person's ears have a unique shape ... Read more...

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‘Penicillin’ breakthrough in cancer treatment?


September 15th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Scientists have hailed as yet another "penicillin moment" the successful clinical trial of a new drug that could halt or reverse the growth of cancer in the human ... Read more...

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Scaling up walls like Spider Man comes closer to reality


August 27th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Your dream of scaling up the walls just like Spider Man may soon be a reality as researchers from Stanford University, California, are developing gloves and shoes that ... Read more...

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Gecko-inspired material could make you scale buildings like Spiderman


August 26th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): You could soon be scaling buildings just like Spiderman, thanks to sticky gloves and shoes, which are being developed using a material that allows the wearing to stick ... Read more...

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Oz women’s breasts bursting out of bras sans implants


July 19th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 19 (ANI): A survey has shown that women are now developing bigger and larger breasts than they did before, and that too without the help of implants.The survey showed the ... Read more...

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Teens drink more before stepping into college life


July 8th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Teens consume more alcohol during summers before the new academic session begins in fall, according to an American alcohol researcher.University of Rhode Island Psychology Professor Mark Wood advises ... Read more...

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New genes linked to Type 2 diabetes identified


June 28th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Scientists have identified a dozen new genes linked to the most common form of diabetes, bringing the known total to 38.Researchers at Edinburgh University hope to search for ... Read more...

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Remains of ‘Saxon queen Eadgyth’ found in German cathedral


June 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered bones in a German cathedral that they believe are the remains of Queen Eadgyth, who died in 946.The bones were excavated from the Magdeburg Cathedral ... Read more...

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Why it takes men just milliseconds to fall for attractive women


June 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Blame it on their genes, but men take just a fraction of a second to judge a woman on her looks and whether she will be a potential ... Read more...

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Diabetes, obesity drugs may help treat hepatitis C


June 8th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new research led by the University of Leeds has found that common drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes and obesity can be used to successfully ... Read more...

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Kent State Dedicates May 4th Tour To Commemorate The Shootings On The Same Day 40 Years Back


May 4th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A formal procedure of ribbon cutting was organized on Monday to observe two chief landmarks linked to the May 4, 1970 campus shootings that liquidated ... Read more...

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Soon, online remedy for stuttering


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): An online system would be able to provide relief to millions of people around the world who stutter, claim Australian experts.After winning a federal grant of nearly 5 ... Read more...

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US engineers developing spy plane that lands vertically, clings to wall


May 1st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): American engineers are trying to develop a spy drone that could fly silently into a city and perch on a wall for days, vertically undetected.Stanford University is developing ... Read more...

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‘Nude’ hospital gowns could help docs better spot hard-to-see symptoms


April 30th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Changing the color of hospital gowns and bed sheets to match a patient's skin color could greatly enhance the ability of a doctor or nurse to detect cyanosis ... Read more...

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How to ‘make’ a winning brain


April 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Apr 20 (ANI): Moderate physical exercise or just a game of Whac-a-Mole can actually help grow your brain, according to experts.According to the authors of a new book, 'The Winner's Brain', ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate good for liver disease patients


April 16th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Doctors could soon be prescribing a dose of dark chocolate to help patients with liver disease, according to a new Spanish research.The study suggests that dark chocolate can ... Read more...

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Physicists create circuit for new generation computer


February 27th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Quantum computing - a new paradigm in information processing that may complement classical computers, could soon become a reality with physicists successfully creating a circuit using neutral atoms. ... Read more...

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New atomic circuit may help quantum computing become a reality


February 27th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, US, created an atomic circuit that may help quantum computing become a reality.Quantum computing represents a new paradigm in information processing that ... Read more...

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Infants’ brains tuned to sharing attention with others


January 27th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Kids, as young as five months, are attuned to follow the gaze of an adult towards an object and engage in joint attention, a new study ahs revealed.The ... Read more...

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Oldest surviving remains of English Royal family unearthed


January 20th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 20 (ANI): A team of scientists has claimed that the oldest surviving remains of the English Royal family have been unearthed for the first time in more than 500 years.According ... Read more...

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Soon, Star Trek-style gadget to detect cancer


December 14th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Scientists are coming up with a new Star Trek-style gadget to detect cancers and other diseases.A portable biomarker detector being developed by a team at Yale University will ... Read more...

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Randy Kiwi dolphin traps young women at sea!


December 9th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): A randy teenaged Kiwi dolphin has become infamous after it trapped young women in water.According to experts, the hormones of the 250kg dolphin named Moko, living in North ... Read more...

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Adult fish bully juveniles and push them into predators’ mouths


November 4th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 4 (ANI): A new study has found that small fish sheltering in bleached coral, are being bullied by bigger fish, who push them out into the open water, into the ... Read more...

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New drug ‘can kill leukaemia’


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) have discovered a new drug that can destroy cancerous cells in adult leukaemia patients who have developed resistance to other treatments.Lead ... Read more...

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US can’t with Afghan war with Soviet-style ‘defend the cities’ strategy: Expert


October 29th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 29 (ANI): The American approach to "defend the cities" in Afghanistan and let the Taliban control the rural areas appears to be more of a delaying-the-defeat tactic than a ... Read more...

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World’s forests were wiped out in global catastrophe 250 mln yrs ago


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that tiny organisms that covered the planet more than 250 million years ago, appear to be a species of ancient fungus ... Read more...

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Male and female chromosomes do communicate with each other


September 11th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): Scientists in the University of Leicester's Department of Genetics have for the first time revealed that the male and female do truly communicate -at least at the fundamental ... Read more...

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Salt-tolerant crops come a step closer to reality


July 8th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): An international team of scientists has developed salt-tolerant plants using a new type of genetic modification (GM), bringing salt-tolerant cereal crops a step closer to reality.The research team, ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target in Alzheimer’s disease identified


April 14th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Researchers at University College London (UCL) have identified a protein, known as serum amyloid P component (SAP), which may be a possible therapeutic target in Alzheimer's disease.Lead ... Read more...

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‘Holy grail’ drug may make scars a thing of the past


April 10th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A new healing drug can reduce scarring after surgery or injury, say UK researchers.At the site of the wound before and after an incision, the drug, a synthetic ... Read more...

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