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Teens’ craze for texting may sound death knell for e-mails


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new survey has suggested that many people aren't e-mailing as much as they used to, saving time-and typing-with text messaging.Recent analysis of people's online communication habits from ... Read more...

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Reduced levels of important neurotransmitter linked to multiple sclerosis


February 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have demonstrated that damage to a particular area of the brain and a consequent reduction in noradrenaline are associated with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 100mn people joined Twitter in 2010


December 11th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): It seems microblogging site Twitter is here to stay.According to a statement released by the company, more than 100 million people have joined Twitter this year, ... Read more...

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NYPD counter-terrorism department describes Awlaki as ‘most dangerous man in world’


November 11th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 11 (ANI): Yemen-based American-born Al-Qaeda suspect Anwar Al Awlaki has been described as "the most dangerous man in the world" by an intelligence research specialist attached with the New York ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global warming threatens coral growth in Red Sea


July 16th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Carbon dioxide-induced global warming is slowly killing off a major coral species in the Red Sea, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have discovered.As summer sea surface ... Read more...

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American researchers unearth mammoth’s tusk


June 7th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): University of Michigan researchers have unearthed a mammoth's tusk at Morrison Lake Country Club in Saranac.The clue will help with the research of the Morrison Lake Country Club ... Read more...

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15 percent of US teens engage in ’sexting’: study


December 17th, 2009 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (DPA) An estimated 15 percent of American teenagers have received nude or sexually suggestive photographs on their cell phones, according to a study Wednesday by the Pew Internet ... Read more...

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15pc of teens with cellphones receive ’sexts’: US study


December 16th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new survey on "sexting" has revealed that nearly one out of seven American teens carrying a cell phone has received nude or almost nude pics.The Pew Research ... Read more...

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Researchers now know why Obama’s dog has curly hair


August 29th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Data from Portuguese water dogs, one of which is owned by US President Barack Obama, helped researchers identify a gene that gives some canines curly hair and ... Read more...

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South Korea snatches best airport title from Hong Kong


June 10th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 10 (DPA) South Korea's Incheon International Airport has been named the world's best by travellers, snatching the title from Hong Kong, which won the award in seven of the ... Read more...

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Plants can take an uphill hike as temperatures rise


February 11th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new research has indicated that as summer temperatures rise due to global warming, plants can take a hike to higher elevations, in order to bloom.The ... Read more...

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Computer games make teens ”more social”


September 17th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief, video games don''t turn teens into anti-social loners, in fact, they make them get more involved with friends and community, says a report. ... Read more...

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Faces do reflect if someone is trustworthy or fearsome: Study


August 7th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Your face is the mirror to your soul, goes the old adage, and now with a new computer program one can tell what exactly makes peoples faces ... Read more...

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