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IVF gaining popularity among villagers: Expert


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With a success rate of nearly 40 percent, in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) has been steadily gaining popularity among rural couples suffering from infertility, an expert said here ... Read more...

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eBay bans sale of ‘magic spells’


August 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Online shopping giant eBay will now forbid the sale of "magic spells, potions, and curses" after users said supernatural claims "often result in issues that can ... Read more...

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Faking love can lead to real romance


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Behaving as if you have really flipped for someone can make you fall in love, according to latest research. Richard Wiseman, professor of psychology at the ... Read more...

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‘Dark Night Rises’ to beat ‘The Avengers’?


June 20th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) The pre-booking sales of Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Night Rises" has begun and they seem promising enough to take over "The Avengers" as the highest ... Read more...

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Awareness is key to prevent thalassemia


May 6th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) With more than 10,000 thalassemic children being born in India every year, experts believe that the largely incurable blood disorder can be easily prevented through ... Read more...

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Tulip Telecom offers on-demand cloud storage services


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), May 3 (IANS) Tulip Telecom Thursday launched two new services to cash in on the emerging opportunities in the managed back-up and cloud computing space, and is targeting ... Read more...

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Pitroda suggests projects for Kerala


January 25th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) At a brain-storming session with Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and members of his cabinet here Wednesday, adviser to the prime minister Sam Pitroda suggested ... Read more...

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Pigeons can count as well as monkeys, says study


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Phrases like being a bird-brain may require a new explanation with researchers in New Zealand having discovered that pigeons can actually count as well as monkeys.Scientists ... Read more...

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Backpacks key to unmasking suicide bombers’ identity


December 9th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Catching suicide bombers might become easier by testing the containers rather than the bombs hidden in them, thanks to a new technique.Currently, law enforcement labs tend ... Read more...

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New technique lights up tumour cells during surgery


September 19th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) A technique which lights up tumour cells during surgery could help those who suffer from ovarian cancer. Now doctors may spot undetectable tumours measuring just a ... Read more...

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Mountaineers conquer ‘the devil’s red wall’


July 30th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A strenuous ascent of around 15 days and gashes due to falling rocks could not deter nine mountaineers to successfully scale Mount Thalay Sagar, which ... Read more...

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Shockwaves can heal broken bones


June 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Those suffering from unyielding bone fractures faced a stark choice -- painful surgery, followed by months of rehabilitation or a lifetime of pain and immobility. But ... Read more...

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24 of Bihar’s Super 30 crack IIT-JEE this year


May 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 25 (IANS) After the 100 percent success rate of the last three years, only 24 of 30 students of Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre, have cracked the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wiil-Kat ‘did not sign a prenup agreement’


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Senior royal sources have confirmed that the recently married Duke and Duchess of Cambridge did not sign a pre-nuptial agreement before the wedding.A pre-nuptial agreement would have ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians target game against Kings XI Punjab to return to winning ways


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 2 (ANI): Mumbai Indians have trained their guns on struggling Kings XI Punjab to return to winning ways in the Indian Premier League after their morale-shattering seven-wicket loss to ... Read more...

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Tibetan encyclopedia shows ‘brain surgery was practiced 2900 years ago’


April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 24 (ANI): A specialist on Tibetan culture and literature has claimed that doctors started practicing brain surgery at least 2,900 years ago.Karma Trinley made the claim after four decades ... Read more...

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How DNA testing could help you track down the perfect match online


April 21st, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Forget about online dating. The latest tool for finding your perfect partner is DNA matching.A dating service set up by biology students in Munich, Germany, is testing subjects' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ONGC strikes new gas field in Tripura


March 15th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 15 (IANS) State-owned exploration major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has established a significant gas discovery in the northeastern state of Tripura, officials said here Tuesday."The fresh ... Read more...

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Artificial cells to trap deadly viruses


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Artificial "protocells" that can lure, entrap and inactivate a class of deadly human viruses have been designed by researchers.The technique offers a new research tool to ... Read more...

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Dating online? Beware of spelling and grammar errors!


February 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) Dating may have become hi-tech, but romantic rituals remain much the same, says a new study. Like in traditional dating, online love birds are influenced by non-verbal cues ... Read more...

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Rent-a-womb: India becoming surrogate pregnancy hub


February 15th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Surrogate pregnancy, an assisted reproductive technique (ART) in which a woman carries in her womb the baby of another woman, has seen a spurt in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer in urine samples


February 8th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Dogs can sniff out chemicals released in urine by prostate tumours, thus opening up a new method for their early detection. These chemicals have distinct odours that dogs ... Read more...

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Dogs can ’sniff out’ prostate cancer accurately from urine sample


February 8th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Researchers have found that some dogs can be trained to accurately sniff out chemicals released in urine that are associated with prostate cancer (PCa).According to Jean-Nicolas Cornu and ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians least likely to kick the butt: Study


February 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Malaysian Indians are least likely to quit smoking compared to the Chinese or the Malays, a study has revealed. The Chinese, if male, married and motivated, top ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New contraceptive jab for men gets thumbs up


February 6th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Women may soon be liberated from the burden of family planning, thanks to a contraceptive jab for men, which has proved successful in preventing unplanned pregnancies after tests ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz selectors delighted with Lee’s form going into World Cup


January 25th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Jan.25 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee could be just as invaluable to Australia's World Cup campaign in the Indian subcontinent as current golden boy Shane Watson, given his form ... Read more...

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Green Bay Packers Turn Out To Be Oddsmakers’ Favorite To Win Super Bowl 2011


January 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the Pittsburgh Steelers face-off against the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl 2011 championship slated to take place early next month, the expectations of ... Read more...

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New system turns canines into remotely guided ’super dogs’


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Auburn University researchers have developed a new system that would turn a canines into remotely guided 'super dogs' that can take on risky tasks.David M. Bevly, an associate ... Read more...

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Piers Morgan’s CNN Debut Triples The Ratings Of Larry King


January 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CNN debut of Piers Morgan generated huge interest among the viewers. The debut 'Piers Morgan Tonight' show featured legendary talk show host Oprah Winfrey which ... Read more...

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‘Healthy mammoth could be reborn in 4 or 5 years’


January 14th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A professor has claimed that the woolly mammoth, extinct for thousands of years, could be reborn with the help of cloning technology.Akira Iritani, a professor at Kyoto University, ... Read more...

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TV decisions tarnishing Sydney Test outcome


January 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.6 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook says players risked having egg on their face if they were foolish enough to bluff technology after two controversial decisions marred another day of dominance ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jairam moots changes in forest act


January 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said the government will amend the Indian Forests Act to give more rights to local communities on forest resources. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Steve Waugh immortalized in bronze at SCG


January 5th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.5 (ANI): A sculpture of Australia's most successful captain, Steve Waugh, was unveiled as the 10th and final in a series of sporting icons at the SCG on Wednesday.Waugh is shown ... Read more...

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India suffer fourth innings defeat against Proteas (First Test highlights)


December 20th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Dec 20 (IANS) India's loss to South Africa in the first cricket Test at the Super Sport Park here Monday was their fourth innings defeat against the Proteas.Other highlights of ... Read more...

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Handful of hits, big duds jolt Bollywood (2010 in Retrospect)


December 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: This is the first of the Yearenders IANS will move, covering the fields of entertainment, business, sports, diplomacy, environment, literature, art and politics.)By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) ... Read more...

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