School coach driver sacked for playing Sudoku while driving

November 29th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A school bus driver in London has been sacked for playing Sudoku while riding. A 12-year-old student brought the dangerous behavior of the unidentified driver to the ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek beats technophobia

June 9th, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Hollywood actress Salma Hayek says her husband Francois-Henri Pinault helped her beat her fear of computers. "I just learned how to use the computer last week. My husband's ... Read more...

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‘DNA Sudoku’ to revolutionise genome sequencing, medical genetics

June 25th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Sudoku, the popular mathematics puzzle that has taken people by storm, is now set to revolutionize the world of genome sequencing and the field of medical genetics, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No scientific proof to back ”mental training games help fight against Alzheimer’’s” theory: Expert

March 11th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): People who spend money on brain trainers to keep their mind sharp may get the same benefit from simply doing a crossword, says an expert. Loss of thinking ... Read more...

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Brain-training exercises dont delay dementia onset

February 11th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): There is no evidence to show that brain-training exercises can delay the onset of dementia in elderly people, says a new study.The study, conducted by Peter Snyder, ... Read more...

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Brainy men have better quality sperm

December 6th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Intelligent men produce better quality sperm, UK research has shown.They produce more of it and it is of higher quality, suggesting they are better equipped to start ... Read more...

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Reality TV voted ”Worst Creation Since 1928”.

July 11th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): Reality TV has topped a list of the ''Worst Creations Since 1928''. Over 5000 people were put to the test in an online poll to decide what has ... Read more...

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Drug trial aborted, thanks to Sudoku playing jurors!

June 10th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Jurors' obsession with the puzzle game 'Sudoku' has led to a million-dollar drugs trial being aborted here Tuesday. Sydney District Court Judge Peter Zahra aborted the ... Read more...

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Victoria a nightmare, says footballer Campbell’s girlfriend

May 3rd, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
London, May 3 (IANS) Football star Sol Campbell's girlfriend Fiona Barratt has called David Beckham's wife Victoria a "prima donna" and "a nightmare". Fiona, an interior designer, described how Spice Girls singer ... Read more...

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Sudoku might help prevent spam in the inbox

November 19th, 2007 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): When it comes to preventing unwanted emails in the inbox the answer might lie in mathematical puzzles like Sudoku.Australian computer scientist Paul Gardner-Stephen from Flinders University in Adelaide ... Read more...

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