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Production of sperm may lower immunity


January 31st, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Production of sperm not only seems to lower one's immunity but is also a more biologically taxing process than previously thought.Damian Dowling of Monash University's School ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig to narrate BBC documentary


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig has been roped in to narrate natural-history feature "One Life".The documentary, directed by Michael Gunton and Martha Holmes from the BBC ... Read more...

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Pigs’ love of mud linked to their evolution


April 30th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): It is well known that pigs wallow in mud to keep cool because they do not have normal sweat glands to regulate their body temperature.But a scientist in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gujarat Govt. bans controversial book on Mahatma Gandhi


March 30th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Mar 30 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced total ban on the controversial book "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India" by Pulitzer-winning author Joseph ... Read more...

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New insight into parasite’s reproduction paves way for new therapies


March 17th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): A recent study has shed light on how parasite that causes malaria reproduces and it could lead to new treatments to help curb the spread of the disease.Scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pregnant Man Delivers Baby No. 3


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Thomas Beatie seems to have got the best of both worlds. The transgendered man had first made it to the headlines two years ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gulf oil dispersants don’t seem to disrupt marine life, say scientists


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that eight of the most commonly used oil dispersants used to fight oil spills appear unlikely to act as endocrine disruptors - hormone-like substances that ... Read more...

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Rapid growth in adolescence leads to fewer offspring: Study


July 21st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A study on guppies - fresh water fishes - has revealed that female guppies that grew rapidly as juveniles produced fewer offspring than usual."When food levels increase after ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit teachers asked to stop sex education lessons during Ramadan


July 12th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 12 (ANI): British head teachers have been asked to stop imparting sex education lessons during Ramadan to avoid offending Muslims in the country.Bosses at Stoke-on-Trent Council are also likely to ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson’s sex tape due for May release


May 6th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 06 (ANI): Former Playboy bunny Kendra Wilkinson Baskett's sex tape will be released at end of this month, it has emerged.However, Kendra is fighting for its release."Kendra's attorneys are currently ... Read more...

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Blasphemous cartoons in Oslo daily irk Pakistan parliament


January 13th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) The National Assembly, the lower house of Pakistan's parliament, Wednesday passed a resolution condemning the re-emergence of blasphemous cartoons in a Norwegian newspaper. The resolution demanded that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Derail mosquitoes’ sex lives to halt malaria


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Stopping male mosquitoes from sealing their sperm inside females with a 'mating plug' could prevent them from reproducing, potentially opening a new way to combat malaria, says a ... Read more...

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Big B releases reproduction of his father’s poetry in Mumbai


November 29th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 29 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan released a reproduction of his father's poetry at a gala event here on Saturday.The event "Bachchan Sandhya" was organised to release the ... Read more...

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Scientists create human sperm for the first time


July 8th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Scientists using embryonic stem cells have created human sperm for the first time. Researchers led by Karim Nayernia, professor at Newcastle University and the North East England Stem ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bow and arrow may have been used for hunting before modern humans


June 19th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): In a new research, a pair of scientists has suggested that weapons like spears, and a bow and arrow, go back as far back as 100,000 years ago, ... Read more...

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All artists must have copyrights on their works: fake-hit Raza (Interview)


January 19th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Syed Haider Raza, the master of Indian contemporary art, was deeply disappointed to find fake paintings being displayed at an exhibition of his early works in one ... Read more...

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When Obamas speechwriter couldnt help groping Hillary Clinton!


December 7th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 7 (ANI): President-elect Barack Obamas speechwriter has sent an apology to Hillary Clinton for stretching out to feel a cardboard imitation of the junior United States Senator.Jon Favreau, ... Read more...

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Hybrid doves commit adultery to find a mate


October 16th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): While hybrids of many species are often infertile or dysfunctional, the hybrids of doves are actually bastards when it comes to defend their territory- a necessity for ... Read more...

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Women may soon give birth at 100 thanks to IVF advances


July 17th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Scientists predict that advances in test-tube fertilisation procedures may soon make it possible for women to give birth even at the age of 100.A research team, ... Read more...

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Predicting age of menopause possible, says study


April 30th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
London, April 30 (IANS) It may soon be possible to predict the age at which a woman will reach menopause, a development that could impact her decision on when to have children. ... Read more...

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Hormone may help predict womans menopause age


April 28th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): The age a woman will reach menopause may now be predicted more realistically thanks to researchers in the Netherlands, who say that the levels of a hormone ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Marilyn Monroes chewed spectacles up for grabs


December 12th, 2007 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 12(ANI): Legendary star Marilyn Monroes battered and chewed spectacles are all set to be auctioned off at Film and Entertainment Memorabilia sale at Christies next week.The glasses to be auctioned ... Read more...

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