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Alzheimer’s sabotages brain wiring?


September 19th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Alzheimer's could actually sabotage the working of several of the brain's networks, says a study.Beau Ances, assistant professor of neurology, Washington University School of Medicine in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra official found dead in Lucknow hotel


September 7th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) A 52-year-old Maharashtra government official was found dead Friday in his hotel room in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, police said.The official, identified as Vijay Pamoji ... Read more...

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Kathak keeps Jiah Khan fit (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Actress Jiah Khan, who made her debut with "Nishabd", says kathak helps her keep in shape."I do kathak three times a week for two ... Read more...

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Kathak keeps Jiah Khan fit


September 6th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Actress Jiah Khan, known for her unconventional looks and bold roles, says it is kathak that helps her keeping in shape."I do kathak three ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: Witness fails to answer defence queries


August 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A forensic expert could not answer in a special court here Monday some defence queries on samples lifted from the scene of the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder, ... Read more...

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World’s oldest plant brought back to life


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders of this world will never cease. It is alleged to be true that one of the oldest plants had withered and it nearly came into ... Read more...

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Nupur Talwar’s plea rejected


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The cross-examination of a forensic expert in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder was deferred till Friday by a special court here which also rejected accused Nupur Talwar's ... Read more...

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Mars Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late scientist Ray Bradbury has been given a privilege even when he is deep into his grave. The NASA agencies named their new chapter of ... Read more...

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Defer forensic expert’s cross-examination: Nupur Talwar


August 21st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 21 (IANS) A CBI special court here Tuesday adjourned the proceedings in the Aarushi-Hemraj double-murder for a day after accused Nupur Talwar filed a plea seeking the ... Read more...

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NASA to launch another Mars mission


August 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA astonished many with the bravery act of driving all round Mars with four rovers. On top of this there were plans to go deeper into ... Read more...

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Parasite in cats may lead people to suicides


August 21st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Exposure to a parasite hosted by cats could make people more likely to attempt suicide, says a new study.Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause toxoplasmosis, is easily ... Read more...

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New family of fierce spiders discovered


August 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new family of spiders have been discovered as the researchers claimed. This was a report that was established when the amateurs discovered about a certain family ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: Expert to face defence queries Aug 21


August 16th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A forensic expert, who told a special court here that sexual assault of teen Aarushi could not be established on the basis of samples provided by ... Read more...

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Scientists in Singapore shrink Playboy centerfold to width of human hair


August 15th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Singapore Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Singapore, a scientist shrunk a playboy centre fold photograph to a width of human hair. The photo was printed out and when it came out it ... Read more...

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Eating Egg Yolks is as ‘bad as Smoking’


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
August 15 (NEWS) The Yolk eaters have a truth to consider about feeding on the yolks. The scientist made a research and came out with the conclusion that eating eggs yolk is ... Read more...

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Fukushima ’caused mutant butterflies’ in Japan


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was recently reported that Fukushima Nuclear plant is affecting the breeding of butterflies. This was a report that was brought about by the scientist located in ... Read more...

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Study reveals that recession is to be blamed for 1,000 Suicides


August 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Study has discovered that 1000 suicides in England are caused by recession and probably the issue of unemployment. This was a statistic representing the evaluation between the ... Read more...

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Giant Python Caught in Florida


August 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A python was discovered in Florida which was considered as the largest Burmese python ever caught in Florida. This was proven by the scientist on a Tuesday ... Read more...

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Aarushi’s sexual assault could not be established: Witness


August 14th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A forensic expert told a special court here that sexual assault of teen Aarushi could not be established on the basis of samples provide by CBI.Prosecution ... Read more...

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Study finds that lifting weights reduces risk of diabetes


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has found out that weight lifting can help reduce the chances of developing the most common forms of diabetes in men by 34 ... Read more...

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Weight training cuts diabetes risk by 34 percent


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Regular weight training can cut the chances of developing diabetes in men by up to 34 percent, a study showed.Adding aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking ... Read more...

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Allied Computers offers low-cost laptop at Rs.4,999


June 27th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Allied Computers International (Asia) Wednesday launched here ACi Icon-1100, a laptop computer costing just Rs.4,999."We are creating history and this is what the whole country has ... Read more...

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CBI produces witnesses against Talwars


June 8th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) produced three witnesses Friday in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case.They included an executive engineer of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corp ... Read more...

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Beware of the power of suggestions!


June 7th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 7 (IANS) Deliberate suggestions can influence how people perform in learning and memory tasks, which products they prefer and how they respond to supplements and medicines, a study ... Read more...

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Slum dwellers, police clash in Kolkata again


April 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Fresh clashes broke out between evicted slum dwellers of Nonadanga and police personnel here Saturday, leaving several people injured."A large number of slum dwellers today ... Read more...

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Thrashed, daughter stripped naked, says retired Bengal scientist


April 18th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Days after a Jadavpur University professor was beaten for circulating 'defamatory' cartoons of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a retired scientist and his daughter ... Read more...

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China launches space drug laboratory


April 11th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China has set up a laboratory to conduct research on medicines for astronauts during space missions, the science and technology ministry said.The laboratory, housed in the ... Read more...

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Da Vinci’s to-do list to be displayed


April 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A list of Leonardo da Vinci's "things to do", including reminders for works like "observe a brain", is all set to be publicly displayed at Buckingham ... Read more...

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Patnaik postpones Chennai trip


April 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) With an Italian and a ruling party legislator abducted by Maoists still not traced, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday postponed a trip to Chennai.On Thursday ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs lived in water, claims scientist


April 4th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Dinosaurs were too big and heavy to support themselves on dry land and must have lived in water, a scientist has claimed.Professor Brian J Ford said ... Read more...

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Iranian scientist creates gas-filled aspirin to fight cancer


March 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 13 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has developed a gas-filled aspirin that can boost the cancer-fighting ability of the drug, the Iranian Students News agency (ISNA) reported.Khosrow Kashfi, associate ... Read more...

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Robot makes speed record


March 6th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A four-legged robot known as the Cheetah has set a new land speed record for legged robots by running at 29 kmph on a treadmill in ... Read more...

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NASA: Arctic’s thickest ice diminishing faster than thin ice


March 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
GREENBELT, Maryland (BNO NEWS) -- The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing at a faster rate than the younger and thinner ice at the edges of the Arctic Ocean's floating ... Read more...

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Jurassic-era fleas sucked blood from dinosaurs


March 1st, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Fossils discovered in China have revealed the existence of giant blood-sucking fleas dating back to the mid-Jurassic era, when dinosaurs still lived on Earth, according to ... Read more...

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Mexico ready for trials of vaccine against heroin


February 25th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican scientists trying to develop a vaccine to prevent heroin addiction are almost ready to begin human clinical trials, a scientist said.Tests of the medication ... Read more...

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