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Omani university develops low-fat ‘halwa’


February 21st, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Muscat, Feb 21 (IANS) A research team from a university in Oman has developed what it terms as "healthy halwa", a sweet dish with low fat alternatives.Mohammad Shafiur Rahman, a professor ... Read more...

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Scientists to develop ‘healthy’ Omani halwa


February 20th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 20 (ANI): A research team from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) is developing low-fat Omani halwa-a symbol of Omani hospitality.Mohammad Shafiur Rahman of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition has ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola ’secret recipe’ cracked, claims radio show


February 16th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Though Coke denied it, a US radio show Tuesday claimed that it has cracked the more than a hundred years old mystery of Coca-Cola's 'secret formula.'Atlanta-based ... Read more...

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Coca Cola’s secret recipe exposed?


February 15th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For more than a century Coca Cola company has been able to hold on to the recipe that makes the drink a market leader. That might ... Read more...

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Now, try a dose of blue light to drive the blues away!


December 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists have reversed the effects of stress-induced depression in mice using a new technique.Herbert Covington at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and colleagues used optogenetics in which ... Read more...

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How chemical repellents trip up insects


August 29th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that it is the molecular makeup of bugs that enables citronellal (the aromatic liquid used in lotions, sprays and candles) and DEET to ... Read more...

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How insects decide what to eat and what to avoid


April 24th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A protein in sensory cells on the "tongues" of fruit flies enables them to detect a noxious chemical and, thereby influencing their decision about what to eat and ... Read more...

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Ritalin boosts learning speed


March 8th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 8 (ANI): A new American study has found that Ritalin boosts learning by increasing brain plasticity.Scientists conducted the research on rats to demonstrate, for the first time, that Ritalin boosts ... Read more...

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“Drunk” bats can fly properly


February 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that bats have no trouble flying under the influence of alcohol.According to a report in National Geographic News, the study ... Read more...

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Calcium plays vital role in tickling our taste buds


January 9th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has shown that calcium plays a vital role in tickling our taste buds.The team from Japanese researchers have shown that calcium channels on the tongue ... Read more...

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Killer bees may have nasty sting, but they aren’t too smart


November 20th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that killer bees may be among the most feared of all insects because of their sting, but they aren't too smart.Killer ... Read more...

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Chocolate, water can melt away your pain


October 14th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Eating chocolate or drinking water can relieve aches and pains, a new study has shown.A team of researchers says the distraction of eating or drinking for pleasure acts ... Read more...

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Why cancer patients are more prone to depression


May 19th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study on rats has shed light on why cancer patients are more prone to depression.Researchers at the University of Chicago found that tumours produce chemicals, which ... Read more...

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50 cents Vitaminwater caught up in lawsuit


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Beverage firm Vitaminwater, which sells rapper 50 cents Formula 50 drink, has been slapped with a lawsuit for misleading consumers about the nutritional content of its products.The ... Read more...

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Bees know a bit of maths too


January 29th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Intelligent honeybees know a bit of maths too, and can count upto four, according to an international team of scientists. A new experiment has shown bees can discriminate ... Read more...

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Honeybees can count up to four


January 28th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): An international team of scientists has found that honeybees can tell the difference between different numbers at a glance. Dr. Shaowu Zhang, Chief Investigator of The Vision ... Read more...

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Bumblebees go off-color when ill


July 16th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Like humans, bumblebees too are not at their most astute when they are ill, says a new research, which found that the bees go ''off colour'' and ... Read more...

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There’s no such thing as a ’sweet tooth’, claim researchers


March 27th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mart 27 (ANI): Your fondness for ice-creams, cakes and chocolates may have nothing to do with taste buds, say researchers who claim that the human brain 'senses' foods that are ... Read more...

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Our brain has a sixth sense for calories


March 27th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
New York, March 27 (IANS) The brain has a way of sensing calories in food, independent of the taste mechanism, according to a new study. The discovery that the brain's reward system ... Read more...

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Brain region behind drug-seeking behaviour identified


February 7th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 7 (ANI): A brain region that gets activated by reward has been found to drive drug-seeking behaviour in rats, say researchers.Barry Everitt and David Belin of the Department of ... Read more...

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Excess of sugary beverages may increase Alzheimers risk


December 8th, 2007 - 8:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): A new study has found that excess drinking of sugary beverages like soda may increase the risk of Alzheimers disease.The research carried out on mice, was not able ... Read more...

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