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Ready-to-eat meat contains few cancerous compounds


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Good news for meat lovers: Most ready-to-eat meat products contain very few cancerous compounds, according to Kansas State University research.J. Scott Smith, professor of food chemistry, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Talking while walking harder for Parkinson’s patients


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): People with Parkinson's disease are at increased risk for falls with injury because they have more trouble walking and talking, according to a new Florida State University study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fertilizer chemicals harm reproductive functions of water organisms


August 28th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): North Carolina State University toxicologists have found that fertilizer chemicals pose danger to creatures that live in water.The NC State researchers show that water fleas take up nitrates ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most married military couples are satisfied


May 16th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Majority of married people at an Army post are satisfied with their relationship, despite challenges faced like deployments, a study at Kansas State University has found."Because of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Confiding in spouse over sexual issues eases stress in older men


May 6th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Older men who talk to their partner about sexual problems report greater happiness, says a new study.Published in the Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, the study shows that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Past satisfaction with life key to happiness in oldest years


April 10th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Iowa State researchers have identified secrets to happiness, depression among the oldest of old.In a study of 158 Georgia centenarians, the researchers found that past satisfaction with life ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Arrest Made in The Case Of The Death Of Corey Haim


March 18th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 18 (Pen Men at Work): A spokesperson for California's attorney general expounded that an arrest has been established in the examination of an unlawful treatment drug ring linked to actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Food stores abundance puts low-income women in small cities at higher obesity risk


March 10th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): The availability of supermarkets, rather than the lack of them, increases the risk of obesity for low-income women living in small cities, claims a new study.To reach ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blues make people prefer greys


February 9th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) People with anxiety and depression are most likely to use a shade of grey to represent their mental state. Researchers describe the development of a colour chart, The ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist’s supercomputer can perform 28.16 trillion calculations per second


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin has created a new supercomputer, called Cystorm, which can carry out 28.16 trillion calculations per second.Cystorm, a Sun Microsystems machine, was developed by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists gain fresh insights into virulence of pandemic H1N1 virus


July 31st, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Kansas State University researchers say that the studies they are carrying out with collaborators from other institutions have started to reveal the characteristics of the pandemic H1N1 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Listening to patriotic songs may make you prejudiced


June 28th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington June 28 (ANI): Can music really make us close-minded and prejudiced? Yes, at least that's what Kansas State researchers claim.A study of the behaviours elicited from the musical lyrics of common ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New model to help scientists predict hot spots for mercury in fish


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have developed a model that will help scientists and regulators around the country predict which areas are likely to have fish with high mercury levels.Mercury levels ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Historically accepted date for Julius Caesars invasion of Britain may be incorrect


June 26th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Astronomers from Texas State University in the US have applied their unique brand of forensic astronomy to determine that the historically accepted date for Julius Caesars invasion ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lifestyle and geography play major role in gene evolution


April 23rd, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Geneticists at the North Carolina State University have given scientific backing to the nurture side of the nature vs. nurture debate, by showing that environmental factors such ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Your odourless socks may damage environment


April 7th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Nanoparticile silver has come to be used in various consumer products these days due to its antibacterial and odour-fighting properties, but scientists are concerned over such nanoparticles ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India’s industrial clusters can become quality good producers


March 28th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) In the industrial clusters that dot India, skilled workers collaborate to produce a range of amazing products that are now drawing global attention. Researchers are exploring how ... Read more...

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