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Male sex hormones in ovaries help regulate female fertility


May 27th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): The presence and activity of male sex hormones, such as testosterone, in the ovaries helps regulate female fertility, likely by controlling follicle growth and development and preventing deterioration ... Read more...

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US varsity sets up Jain Studies professorship


April 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) The Florida International University (FIU) has established the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship of Jain Studies, the first of its kind in the western world, with a $600,000-donation ... Read more...

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‘Bubble fusion’ hoax Indian origin scientist debarred from federal funding


November 24th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that Rusi Taleyarkhan, a nuclear engineer of Indian origin who claimed that he could perform 'bubble fusion' in a table-top apparatus, has been debarred from receiving ... 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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Coal-mining outbursts resemble explosive volcanic eruptions


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): A new research by scientists has suggested that coal outbursts in underground mines occur through a process very similar to what happens during explosive volcanic eruptions.Worldwide, thousands ... Read more...

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Turmeric root cuts breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women


July 14th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Curcumin, a popular Indian spice derived from the turmeric root, can help reduce cancer risk among postmenopausal women exposed to hormone replacement therapy, according to University of Missouri ... Read more...

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Canada forges new links with India in research, higher education


July 8th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): With two new initiatives in research and higher education, Canada continues to forge new links and strengthen existing ties with India. David Malone, who was Canada's High ... Read more...

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CO2 to be turned into liquid for underground storage


June 1st, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Using a new carbon capture technology, scientists would be able to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from a working coal-fired power station using chemicals and turned into a liquid, ... Read more...

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Give poets their privacy: Arvind Mehrotra


May 27th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Noted Indian poet Arvind Krishna Mehrotra has pleaded the poet's right to privacy after an election for the Oxford University's high-profile poetry professorship sank into chaos amid allegations ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad, Union Bank sign pact


March 18th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) and state-run Union Bank of India (UBI) Wednesday signed an agreement for fostering research on small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The bank ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to retire as Cambridges Professor of Mathematics next year


October 24th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Stephen Hawking, renowned scientist, will retire as Cambridge Universitys Professor of Mathematics on October 1, 2009.According to a report in the Telegraph, Hawking will continue his work ... Read more...

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US varsity sets up chair in Sikh musicology


June 5th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) An endowed chair to study and teach Sikh musical traditions has been established in the department of religion of Hofstra University here. The chair will focus on ... Read more...

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‘Nurture entrepreneurship to eradicate poverty’


February 21st, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Only through entrepreneurship and not doles can a country alleviate poverty, said C.K. Prahalad, India-born global management guru. Speaking at the launch of T.S. Srinivasan Chair Professorship of ... Read more...

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Cambridge launches Nehru Professorship of Indian Business and Enterprise


January 4th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/London, Jan.4 (ANI): The University of Cambridge has announced the launch of the Jawaharlal Nehru Professorship of Indian Business and Enterprise to which the Indian Government will contribute 3.2 million pounds ... Read more...

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