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Women suffer more than men while commuting


August 24th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Even as men travel more than women in everyday life, it is the women who have to bear more stress in their daily commutation, a British ... Read more...

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World’s reef fish systems threatened by human overpopulation


April 6th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new study has found that the highly diverse reef fish systems are the most vulnerable to human threats.In a large collaborative analysis, 55 scientists from 49 ... Read more...

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Lab grown sperm may help in male infertility


March 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese scientists have successfully created a sperm in the lab using mouse tissue. The study is considered a breakthrough that could one day make male infertility a ... Read more...

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First sperm are now being grown in lab


March 28th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time in the history of mankind, scientists have successfully created fully functional sperms in the lab. Scientists are very excited about the breakthrough because ... Read more...

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Researchers 1 step closer to solving mystery of famous bluestones of Stonehenge


February 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers are one step closer to solving the puzzle of how the famous bluestones of the Stonehenge originated.New findings from geologists at the National Museum museum in Cardiff ... Read more...

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Researchers map how ice sheets shrank during Ice Age


February 13th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Researchers have mapped for the first time how the last British ice sheet shrank during the Ice Age. The maps record the pattern and speed of shrinkage of ... Read more...

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Sheffield PhD Students Alex Baker And Chris Rose Launched Video Camera Into Space For Pounds 350


January 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two PhD students from Sheffield University, namely Alex Baker And Chris Rose, made their way to fame as they launched a video camera into space for ... Read more...

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Queen joins the ‘3D revolution’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): When the Queen donned a pair of 3-D glasses to see footage of a scientific research project; it seemed just the latest step in the monarchy adapting to ... Read more...

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Scientists capture ’song’ of a distant star


November 8th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Scientists have captured a hum emitted by a star trillions of miles away as part of new research that is providing insights into what lies beneath the surface ... Read more...

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Brains of World War II Dutch famine babies ‘aging faster’


September 14th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Researchers have found that those who were developing in the womb during the severe World War II food shortages were in a worse condition than others of similar ... Read more...

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Drinking reduces arthritis risk


July 29th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) A new study has revealed that drinking can reduce the chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis. The research team from Sheffield University found people with the condition who said they ... Read more...

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Extroverted men, neurotic women make for the most fertile combo


June 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 13 (ANI): A gregarious man and a neurotic women make up the perfect combo when it comes to making babies, revealed a study.Researchers have said that extroverted men ... Read more...

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1 in 5 Brit teens leaves school ‘illiterate and innumerate’


May 8th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): A survey has suggested that one in five British teenagers is practically unemployable after leaving school as they lack the English and maths skills that are required for ... Read more...

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Stonehenge’s ‘little sister’ discovered by archaeologists in England


October 3rd, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 3 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered Stonehenge's 'little sister', dubbed 'Bluehenge', which is located a mile away from Britain's famous circle of prehistoric standing stones.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Women should take fertility test at 30, says health expert


August 10th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): A leading health expert insists that women should take a fertility test at the age of 30, so that any potential problems are identified before it is too ... Read more...

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Terminator robots could trigger Armageddon, murder millions


August 6th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Computer experts say robots being developed by various militaries the world over could turn on their inventors and murder millions of people.Scientists fear that these Terminator-like self-thinking, ... Read more...

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Gourmet sex key to conception


March 22nd, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Move over books, special diets and voodoo couples who are trying for a baby should concentrate on having wild and uninhibited sex, or gourmet sex.According to Dr ... Read more...

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Tea, coffee do taste better in favourite mugs


March 13th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A group of psychologists has confirmed what many people always believed: tea and coffee taste better out of your favourite mug.According to Sheffield University researchers, an individuals ... Read more...

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Politicians, not voters to blame for rising anti-political culture in UK


March 11th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.11 (ANI): Two leading experts have said that they will argue at a debate at the forthcoming Economic and Social Research Council''s Festival of Social Science (March 6 to 15) ... Read more...

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Now, a microscopic robot to deliver drugs inside the body


December 4th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Sheffield and the University of Barcelona have devised a microscopic swimming robot that could deliver drugs inside the body by mimicking the ... Read more...

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Brit boys say it’’s ok to use booze to bed girls


November 6th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Teenage boys think it is perfectly all right to get a girl drunk to get them into bed, a new UK research has found.For the study, the ... Read more...

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People in affluent areas live 14 years longer


October 20th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Residing in a well-off neighbourhood may add almost 14 years to your life, according to an ''atlas of death''.Titled The Grim Reaper''s Road Map, the report found ... Read more...

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Cheap osteoporosis prevention drug may be available in 2yrs


September 15th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 15 (ANI): Having shown that a new cheap drug called Denosumab can significantly help ease the symptoms of the crippling bone disorder osteoporosis, scientists are hoping that the revolutionary ... Read more...

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Brit college girl becomes second time winner of The Times su doku championship


September 15th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Nina Pell, a mathematics undergraduate at Sheffield University has become the first person to win The Times national su doku championship twice, this weekend.The 21-year-old girl shocked ... Read more...

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Hollywood’’s fictional robots may help engineers build real ones


September 8th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): A roboticist has said that finding out exactly how fictional robots influence people can help engineers build real ones. According to a report in New Scientist, the ... Read more...

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Daily dose of aspirin prevents heart attacks in middle age people


August 25th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): A daily dose of aspirin can help prevent heart attacks in middle age people, say experts.Heart attacks occur when a clot blocks a blood vessel, but aspirin ... Read more...

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Why relearning doesnt help us recollect forgotten information


August 22nd, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has shed light on why we find it difficult to recollect forgotten information, even after relearning few pieces of that information.Researchers at Sheffield University ... Read more...

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Fuel from bacteria just a step closer


August 8th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Scientists have mapped metabolism of a bacteria called Nostoc, which fixes nitrogen and releases hydrogen, possibly bringing sustainable fuel from microbes one step closer to reality. Like all ... Read more...

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A daily dose of garlic can help lower your BP


August 1st, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): A daily dose of garlic can help in lowering blood pressure, says a new research.Whats more, the magical plant can also be as effective as drugs, the ... Read more...

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Following Becks taste in briefs can make you impotent


July 13th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Experts have warned that following in the footsteps of soccer ace David Beckham by wearing tight briefs can make men infertile.Sales of tight briefs have risen sharply ... Read more...

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Archaeologists say ‘Cursus’ may be older than Stonehenge


June 11th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): An archaeologist at the University of Manchester says that the Greater Stonehenge Cursus may have been there since about 3,500 years BC, making the structure 500 years ... Read more...

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Heres the formula for perfect voice


May 30th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (ANI): Want to have a perfect good voice? Well, then all you need to do is follow a mathematical formula that consists of a voice mixture of Mariella ... Read more...

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Terrorists may use robots next


February 27th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by admin
London, Feb 27 (IANS) A leading expert has issued a grim warning about how a new generation of robot weapons being developed by world powers, including India and China, imperils humankind. "Once ... Read more...

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Birds attracted to wealthy Brits: Study


February 11th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 11 (ANI): A study by researchers from Sheffield University has found that the number of birds in British urban areas is directly proportional to the wealth of the residents ... Read more...

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UK female Muslim medics protest new hygiene rules’


February 4th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Muslim women training in several hospitals in England have objected to removing their arm coverings in theatre and to rolling up their sleeves when washing their hands, because it ... Read more...

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