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Genes invest you with unique facial identity


September 14th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have isolated genes that shape our facial form and structure, besides explaining why twins and siblings have more similar faces than unrelated people.This study, ... Read more...

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Pakistan readies code of conduct for media


March 1st, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan is preparing a code of conduct for the media, says Information and Broadcasting Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan, but journalists view the move with alarm.Awan ... Read more...

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No intention to curb media: Pakistani minister


February 28th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The Pakistani government does not intend to impose curbs on the media, Information and Broadcasting Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan assured after the media did not ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily upset at attempt to muzzle media


February 26th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has called on the media to "stand firm in the face of power and coercion" as it says the government plans to ... Read more...

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Monkey jab may open way for HIV vaccine


May 12th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A potential vaccine for non-human primates may eventually open the way for a vaccine against HIV, researchers say.A team led by Louis Picker, associate director of ... Read more...

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Asthma linked to smoking, nicotine dependence


March 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): New research from the University of Cincinnati suggests that a lifetime history of daily smoking and nicotine dependence can increase the risk of asthma.The study analyzed data from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Virus that piggybacks on AIDS virus to beat disease developed


March 28th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Biochemists from UC San Diego and UCLA have engineered virus-like particles that could slow the spread of HIV.The particle piggybacks on the AIDS virus as it moves ... Read more...

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Scientists find 13 new genes linked to heart diseases


March 7th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): An international team of scientists has has identified 13 new gene sites associated with the risk of coronary artery disease and validated 10 sites found in previous studies."We ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Possible new treatment strategies for pancreatic cancer found


March 4th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have identified a protein that can be modified to improve the effectiveness of one of the most common drugs used to treat pancreatic cancer.The University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Skins” MTV Premiere Gets Mixed Reaction


January 18th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) These days, MTV has been deviating its content from music to television dramas. After the popularity of "Jersey Shore", MTV is back with yet another television ... Read more...

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Researchers find the ‘liberal gene’


October 29th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have discovered that a gene called “DRD4” or “the liberal gene” is responsible for particular ideologies. The new work was contained in the journal The ... Read more...

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Gene that predisposes some people to have liberal outlook found


October 28th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has raised the possibility that taking a liberal stand in politics might be the result of carrying a certain gene.The study from the University of ... Read more...

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Why lack of sleep keeps some chirpy while others grumpy


October 26th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Ever wondered how some stay perky all day with just a few hours of sleep, while others remain cranky all day? Scientists believe it's all in the genes. ... Read more...

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Israeli scientists find HIV cure: Journal


September 5th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 5 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, Israeli scientists have developed a method that can wipe out HIV infected cells without affecting the healthy ones but it will be a while ... Read more...

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‘Diet’ soft drinks linked to premature births


August 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Drinking lots of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy increases the risk of premature births, according to a new study.The study, conducted on almost 60,000 pregnant women in Denmark, ... Read more...

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‘Guardian’ protein prevents DNA damage during replication


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a protein in yeast that safeguards the yeast cells' genome during replication - a process vulnerable to errors when DNA is copied.Researchers from Cornell University's ... Read more...

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Decreased breast density over time means decreased breast cancer risk


April 21st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A decrease in breast density, depicted via the proportion of fibroglandular tissue on the mammogram image, over time indicates a decreased risk of breast cancer, according to a ... Read more...

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Now, Bihar’s Super 30 free coaching model in other states


April 5th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 5 (IANS) Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh want to emulate Bihar's popular free coaching centre 'Super 30', which has helped students from economically backward classes crack the highly competitive ... Read more...

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Tarantino sued over Kill Bill


March 13th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 13 (Pen Men at Work): A director manufactures a triumphant film on account of enormous dedication and devotion. But what has become pretty common is that some person enters ... Read more...

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Abbas Tyrewala hires ‘The Hurt Locker’ art director


March 11th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11(IANS) Filmmaker Abbas Tyrewala has hired David Bryan, who was the supervising art director for multiple Oscar winning movie "The Hurt Locker", to work on his next movie ... Read more...

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Cosmetic shots could ease migraine symptoms


February 16th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Botulinum shots used for cosmetics are also likely to reduce the frequency of migraine headaches described as crushing, vicelike or eye-popping. Migraine headaches affect approximately 28 million Americans, ... Read more...

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Scientists shed new light on walking after spinal cord injury


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Karolinska Institutet researchers have created a genetically modified mouse in which certain neurons can be activated by blue light, a development that is of potential significance to the ... Read more...

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Human protein that prevents H1N1 influenza infection found


December 18th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A naturally occurring human protein that helps prevent infection by H1N1 influenza and other viruses, including West Nile and dengue virus, has been identified.A research team led by ... Read more...

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Is Vishal’s ‘TVP’ remake of ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’?


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ask Vishal about his upcoming flick "Theeradha Vilayattu Pillai' and you'll see him gleaming with happiness. The actor has strived a lot to get a new makeover for this film. Apparently, ... Read more...

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Bollywood Entertainment Limited revolutionising Blu-ray market in India


November 4th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
UK based Bollywood Entertainment Limited have now set up their operations in India. They are also partners of the most popular portal of blu-rays the world over. They are now making a ... Read more...

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Engineered human fusion protein stops HIV-1 replication in mice


September 9th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): Inspired by New World owl monkeys' ability to make a fusion protein that potently blocks HIV-1 infection, scientists at the University of Geneva in Switzerland have engineered a ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks quick completion of road over bridges


August 29th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 28 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Friday said he would soon meet Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee and the Railway Board chairman to seek quick completion of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Blueberry leaves can halt hepatitis C virus


August 8th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) A chemical in blueberry leaves halts reproduction of the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which infects 200 million people worldwide and can eventually lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. ... Read more...

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Blueberry can help protect against hepatitis C virus infections


August 8th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Blueberry leaves might offer protection against hepatitis C virus infections, according to researchers.The research led by University of Miyazaki in southern Japan has revealed that a chemical found ... Read more...

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Swine flu vaccine development efforts hastened worldwide following alert from WHO


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Having issued an alert that a pandemic may be imminent, the World Health Organization (WHO) has prompted scientists worldwide to accelerate their efforts to develop a swine flu ... Read more...

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Mutations that hide HIV from immune system weaken its ability to replicate


April 13th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Scientists at University of Oxford have found that mutations that hide HIV from immune system weaken the virus' ability to replicate.According to them, when HIV infects a cell, ... Read more...

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Pak religious parties demand Sharia in NWFP


April 10th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.10 (ANI): With the Pakistan Government giving its nod to the Taliban demand for Sharia courts in the Malakand region of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), various religious parties ... Read more...

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Soon, HIV drug that may help patients not responding to treatment


April 1st, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): A potential new HIV drug may one day treat patients who are not responding to Anti-Retroviral Therapy, suggests a new study.Researchers, from Imperial College London, the National Cancer ... Read more...

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Dull week on Indian equities markets (Weekly Roundup)


February 7th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) It was a lacklustre week for the Indian equities markets, with a key index Friday ending trade a marginal 1.31 percent below its previous weekly close.The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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Obedience rates remain unchanged even after 50 years


December 19th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Replicating a nearly 50-year-old controversial behavioural experiment, a social psychologist has found that people, when urged by an authority figure, can go to the extent of administering ... Read more...

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