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83 pc of deaths from earthquakes occurred in corrupt nations: Study

January 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study has shown that 83 percent of all deaths caused by the collapse of buildings during earthquakes occurred in countries considered to be unusually corrupt.The new ... Read more...

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Now, a hi-tech pill that will text you when it’s time to take another dose

August 14th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Here's some good news for those who tend to forget taking their medications on time-a 'smart' pill that texts patients' mobile phones when it is time to take ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bilingualism can check decline, extinction of languages

June 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Spanish researchers claim to have found a way to check the decline and the ultimate extinction of languages.There are about 6000 different languages in the world, but only ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Internet rewiring youngsters’ minds, say experts

February 11th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 11 (ANI): The constant use of Internet is reducing students' ability to read and write properly and "rewiring" their minds, researchers have observed.Professor David Nicholas, University College London, came ... Read more...

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Secret of mushroom structure uncovered

December 13th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A new American study has unveiled the perfect shape for a mushroom's fleshy gills.Professor Nicholas Money from Miami University, Oxford, US and Dr Mark Fischer from the College ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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Green and nuclear is Indias energy future

November 17th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): Green and nuclear is the only way forward for Indias energy requirements in the years to come. This was the unanimous conclusion of the panelists at a ... Read more...

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MIT project to introduce student laptops in Indian languages

August 4th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, launched by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Nicholas Negroponte, will now introduce laptops with various keyboards in local Indian languages. ... Read more...

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OLPC’s XO Plan Faces Many Challenges

November 28th, 2007 - 12:24 am ICT by admin
"Give One. Get One." That's the slogan for the two-for-one program by One Laptop Per Child, an organization set up to promote and distribute the innovative, low-cost, Linux-based XO laptop computer developed ... Read more...

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