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Sports help cool aggression among boys


July 7th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Physical education teaches children about fitness and encourages them to adopt a healthy lifestyle, a study says. A researcher in Tel Aviv University in Israel has ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals sign MoU with University College of London


May 21st, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Private health care chain Apollo Hospitals has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University College, London, for collaboration in training and clinical research."The MoU ... Read more...

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A drug that relieves you of constipation


May 11th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The acute bloating, discomfort and straining associated with constipation may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new drug.Mayo Clinic researchers have successfully ... Read more...

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Traces of lithium prolong human life: Study


February 20th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The presence of low levels of lithium in the human body prolongs life, says a new study. Lithium is one of the many nutritional trace elements and is ... Read more...

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Coffee and Aspirin is “Best Hangover Cure” in Rats


January 21st, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to scientists, the best cure for a hangover is not “hair of the dog” as suggested before, which means that a person should drink a small amount ... Read more...

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Research on rats confirms that coffee & aspirin are the best hangover cures


January 21st, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A scientist has concluded after a study that the best way to beat a hangover is to take a cup of coffee with some aspirin.The research was ... Read more...

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If it’s too easy, we are more likely to cheat: Study


November 24th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Most of us consider ourselves honest, believing that we wouldn't steal money, or cheat on a test - but what would you do if you found a 100-dollar ... Read more...

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Indians, Chinese rate their bosses the best: Study


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Indians and Chinese managers are rated the best amongst their employees.The survey conducted by the Kenexa Research Institute, a unit of ... Read more...

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Researchers design mechanical model of human vocal folds


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Researchers have built a mechanical model of human vocal folds to show how asymmetrical airflow impacts normal and diseased vocal fold motion - observations that may lead to ... Read more...

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Why open-mouthed laughter makes us feel good


November 21st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Laughter sounds good only when it's open-mouthed and spontaneous.Conversely, a closed mouth laugh such as a snigger, which scientists describe as a 'pant-pant' sound, has the opposite effect.The ... Read more...

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Inner voice helps us exercise self-control


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): When it comes to exercising self control, talking to yourself may be the right thing to do, suggests a new study.The research, carried out by the University of ... Read more...

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Brain cells, not lack of willpower, determine obesity: Study


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Ever wondered why some people who eat a high-fat diet remain slim, yet others pile on the weight? Well, an international study seems to have found the answer.The ... Read more...

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New Study Published In ‘Biology Letters’ Challenges The Theory Of Evolution Of The Famed Charles Darwin


August 25th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A new study has the potential to shudder the very fundamentals of Darwin's theory of evolution. This study has mentioned that 'living space', and not ... Read more...

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Gene breakthrough leads to hope of meningitis vaccine soon


August 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Genetic factors which make people more vulnerable to meningitis have been identified - raising hopes of developing a vaccine for the deadliest form of the disease. For the ... Read more...

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Faulty genes that raise meningitis risk identified


August 9th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): A new study of has revealed that genetic differences make some people susceptible to developing meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia, and others naturally immune.The research, led by Imperial College ... Read more...

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Arizona Scientists Create ‘Malaria-Proof’ Mosquito


July 19th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Reports from all over the world have placed the estimated death of human beings due to malaria at one million. The parasite causing malaria ... Read more...

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Pregnant mother’s dietary protein and serotonin linked to gestational diabetes


June 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Scientists claim that gestational diabetes is linked to serotonin, a chemical produced by the body, and is influenced by the amount of protein in the mother's diet early ... Read more...

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Ginkgo biloba extract cuts Alzheimer’s risk by 47pc


June 24th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that long-term use of a ginkgo biloba extract can decrease the risk of Alzheimer's disease by 47 percent.In the French GuidAge study, ... Read more...

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Study shows female insects prefer ‘hot’ males


May 19th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): A new imaging study has shown that female damselflies prefer 'hot' males.Scientists found that males that warm their bodies by flying in the sun are indeed 'hot stuff' ... Read more...

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Climate professor to sue makers of YouTube video for defamation


April 27th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 27 (ANI): Penn State climate professor Michael Mann is suing the makers of a wildly popular YouTube video parodying his work on global warming.The video titled 'Hide the ... Read more...

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Pressure on David Cameron to raise game despite lead in poll


April 17th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): A new poll has put Britain's Conservative Party ahead of the ruling Labour Party and Liberal Democrats, but it could be a "terrible" news for opposition leader David Cameron ... Read more...

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World’s tiniest force recorded


April 12th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 12 (ANI): Using a bowl of trapped ions, scientists have measured the smallest forces ever recorded.The discovery could pave the way for solving unanswered questions in materials science areas such ... Read more...

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‘Great sex strongly linked to one’s overall satisfaction with life’


April 11th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 11(ANI): Sex is a strong constituent of overall satisfaction in life, a new poll suggests.The Pfizer Asia-Pacific Sexual Health and Overall Wellness survey quizzed more than 3,000 sexually active ... Read more...

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Scientists create RNA molecule that may shed light on origin of Earthly life


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have created an extremely small RNA molecule that can catalyze a key reaction needed to synthesize proteins, the building blocks of life, which could be a substantial ... Read more...

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Prehistoric island ‘Jurassic Parkette’ ruled by dwarf dinosaurs found


February 21st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Paleontologists have discovered a prehistoric "lost world" which was ruled by miniature dinosaurs.Sort of a pigmy Jurassic Park, the island was the hometown of dinos who were up ... Read more...

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Global warming may become global cooling this century


February 8th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): A leading analyst has claimed that global warming is set to become global cooling this century, with temperatures falling by about 0.5 degree Celsius by the year 2050.According ... Read more...

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How do we make a sound?


December 28th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) When people speak, sing or shout, they produce sound by pushing air over their vocal folds -- bits of muscle and tissue that manipulate the air flow and ... Read more...

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How Facebook gives rise to new words


November 28th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): With the advent of new modes of communication, such as Facebook, language and social interaction have gone through a major change, says an expert.Recently, the New Oxford ... Read more...

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Mechanical model of vocalization created


November 28th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Scientists have created a mechanical model of the process required for producing speech.When people speak, sing, or shout, they produce sound by pushing air over their vocal folds ... Read more...

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Study of ‘bacterial immune system’ may lead to new antibiotics


November 26th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): A study of bacterial defence systems could lead to the development of new antibiotics, say US researchers.The study could also help industries that rely on bacteria, for instance ... Read more...

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‘Slimming gene’ that regulates body fat identified


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Bonn have identified a gene in fruit flies that controls the metabolism of fat.The researchers called the gene 'schlank' (German for 'slim').According to ... Read more...

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How bacteria resist attack


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can 'switch on' production of molecules that kill white blood cells - preventing the bacteria being eliminated by the body's immune system, say researchers ... Read more...

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Smoking can lead to bad back


October 24th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 24 (ANI): Canadian researchers have linked smoking to chronic lower back pain.In the study, boffins identified a higher rate of chronic lower back pain among people who smoke every day, ... Read more...

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Michael Green named as Stephen Hawking’s successor at Cambridge University


October 21st, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 21 (ANI): Cambridge University has named Professor Michael Green as the man who will succeed Professor Stephen Hawking in one of the world's most prestigious academic positions - the Lucasian ... Read more...

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Failure to cut CO2 emissions spells global health catastrophe


September 16th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has warned that failure to agree radical cuts in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen this December spells ... Read more...

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