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Kaushik Basu to head Infosys’ science prize jury


April 10th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu will chair the jury for the social sciences prize of IT major Infosys' Science Foundation, replacing Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, who ... Read more...

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Franco to narrate architectural documentary


November 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor James Franco has been hired to narrate a documentary about architects Charles and Ray Eames.The "127 Hours" star is going to be the voice behind director ... Read more...

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GPS dependent UK can be dismantled instantly by terrorists


March 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Engineers have warned that the Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) navigation system, on which Britain is greatly dependent, is vulnerable and could be misused by terrorists to create chaos ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s sudden resignation may cause mass upheaval in Egypt: Cornell Expert


February 5th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5 (ANI): A Cornell University professor has claimed that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's sudden resignation could cause "mass upheaval and disorientation" in the country."Many people are calling for Mubarak ... Read more...

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Groundbreaking technology to detect Alzheimer’s developed


January 7th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 07 (ANI): A novel technology that is able to detect the presence of immune molecules specific to Alzheimer's disease in patients' blood samples has been developed by the scientists from ... Read more...

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Is nanosilver in consumer products threatening human life?


November 20th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 20 (ANI): Beware! Scientists have warned that unusually large amounts of nanosilver used in consumer products could be toxic for humans.Silver is regarded as harmless to humans unless it is ... Read more...

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Earth’s upper atmosphere ’shrinking’


August 27th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): The upper layer of Earth's atmosphere is shrinking due to large changes in the Sun's energy output, new research indicates.The study links a recent, temporary shrinking of a ... Read more...

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New Species Of Titi Monkey Found In Columbian Jungles


August 16th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A hitherto unknown species of Titi monkey has been discovered in Columbia. Scientifically named as ‘Callicebus Caquetensis’, this creature is small, about the ... Read more...

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New Species Of Titi Monkeys Found In Colombian Jungle


August 16th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Arlington, Virginia, Aug 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new species of the titi monkey has been discovered by scientists in the Colombian jungle. The species of titi monkeys which is known ... Read more...

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To sleep at night, overcome stress during day


May 29th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 29 (DPA) Dealing with mental stress during the daytime is one way to get a good night's sleep as the body cannot switch itself into a relaxed mode at the ... Read more...

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Bionic coating could make ships much more fuel-efficient


May 5th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Large container ships are some of the heaviest polluters on the planet and one of the key reasons for this is the energy lost due to friction as ... Read more...

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Investing in material possessions makes us less happy


April 15th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) People who pursue happiness through material possessions are liked less by their peers than people who pursue happiness through life experiences, a new study says. Leaf Van Boven, ... Read more...

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A good holiday makes us happier than material possessions


April 12th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): A new study suggests that a good holiday keeps us happier for longer than buying material possessions.Psychologist Professor Thomas Gilovich, of Cornell University, New York, and colleagues carried ... Read more...

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Words could cause more pain than physical beating: study


April 7th, 2010 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can hurt you too, a study suggests. Scientists have found that reading a list of words associated with agonising experiences ... Read more...

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Childhood stress may lead to brain damage


February 26th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Childhood stress such as abuse or emotional neglect can result in structural brain changes, a new study has shown.Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), researchers have shown that childhood ... Read more...

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100 bottles of wine a day can banish wrinkles!


February 4th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Here's some good news for booze lovers: Red wine can halt the ageing process - but the bottles of wine should be 100.That's the conclusion of a study ... Read more...

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Deep brain stimulation may help treat people with severe depression


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Patients with severe depression can now be cured, thanks to physicians at the University Clinics of Bonn and Cologne, who have treated ten patients with deep brain stimulation.The ... Read more...

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3-D kidney atlas to help researchers, physicians treat renal diseases


May 16th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): In a bid to diagnose and treat renal diseases early and more successfully, researchers from nine European countries have spent four-and-a half years to create a three-dimensional virtual ... Read more...

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‘Engaged workers are not necessarily committed to organization’


May 14th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Experts have debunked the notion that highly engaged workers will stay committed to the organisation despite diminishing resources.Clemson University psychology professor Thomas Britt said that there is ... Read more...

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New evidence may help decide if King Solomons mines is a misnomer


February 2nd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb 2 (ANI): In a new study, an archaeologist has found evidence that sheds new light on the venerable question that whether the term King Solomons mines is a misnomer ... Read more...

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Global increase of warmer years no statistical accident, say scientists


January 11th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the observed increase of warm years after 1990 is not a statistical accident as has been claimed by some climate skeptics.Scientists at the ... Read more...

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Kids from low-income families process information differently to wealthier counterparts


December 6th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 6 (ANI): An American study has shown that the brains of kids belonging to low-income families process information differently to those of children from wealthier homes. Conducted at the ... Read more...

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Pioneering stem-cell therapy helps treat stroke patient


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): In the only clinical trial of its kind, scientists have used a pioneering stem-cell therapy to successfully treat a stroke patient.And the patient, a 49-year-old man, has ... Read more...

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Novel molecule that mounts two-pronged attack on skin cancer identified


November 3rd, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A novel designer molecule, created by researchers at the University of Bonn, can attack malignant melanoma via two completely different routes. In the first route, the substance makes ... Read more...

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Soon, smart light to power swifter and safer wireless networks


October 7th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Scientists at Boston University''s College of Engineering are working on a new project to develop the next generation of wireless communications technology, based on visible light instead ... Read more...

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Reducing green house emissions better than sinking them


July 12th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 12 (ANI): A scientist has suggested that reducing green house emissions is better than trying to sink them into the sea using ocean fertilization.According to a report by ABC ... Read more...

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Protein study paves way for green chemistry, improved pharmaceuticals


June 26th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Proteins are the building blocks of life and hold great potential for research, and to harness its varying abilities, scientists have now taken a major step in ... Read more...

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Archaeologists say ‘Cursus’ may be older than Stonehenge


June 11th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): An archaeologist at the University of Manchester says that the Greater Stonehenge Cursus may have been there since about 3,500 years BC, making the structure 500 years ... Read more...

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‘Modus operandi’ of heart muscle protein discovered


April 11th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified a protein that helps in promoting the assembly of an important heart muscle protein called actin ... Read more...

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Di could have survived had French medics not squandered time


November 20th, 2007 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A leading British surgeon told the inquest into the death of Princess Diana that she "may have survived" her car crash had French medics not "squandered" crucial minutes ... Read more...

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Scientists develop eWatch to study psychosocial stress


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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