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End discrimination, Chinese student tells CEOs


April 27th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A female student has shot off letters to the chiefs of China's top 500 enterprises to protest sexual discrimination at the work place, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Does membership of elite group shore up performance?


April 25th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Does being labelled as a member of an elite group shore up your performance on tasks related to your area of expertise?Not necessarily, say researchers who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Huge Mao suit marks 100 years of a revolution


September 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese designers have finished a two-storey high Mao suit to commemorate the 100th anniversary of a revolution. The suit weighs 40 kg and is 4.3 metres ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Multivitamins may not help smokers


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Smokers who take multivitamins while puffing many cigarettes daily should beware: there is no evidence that the pills will protect them against cancer.This has been revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vitamin takers ‘more likely to gorge on fast food’


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A study has indicated that people who take vitamin pills may be more likely to gorge on fast food.Researchers have warned that multivitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taking dietary supplements ‘doesn’t guarantee good health’


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Do you belong to the one-half of the population that frequently uses dietary supplements to get better health?Well, a new study has shown that taking dietary supplements 'doesn't ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Are dietary supplements really working against you?


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Do you belong to one-half of the population that relies on dietary supplements to get better health? Beware, they could actually be working against you. Wen-Bin ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese women drinking collagen for ’skin as soft as a baby’s’


October 28th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 28 (ANI): Move over Botox injections - collagen drinks are the new way to go in China for getting rid of those wrinkles.Department stores in Shanghai and Beijing and advertising ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New approach brings robot pets closer to reality


September 18th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): The day is not far when you would be able to keep a robot pet that can mimic the behaviour of real ones, for researchers in Taiwan have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese professor bares it all to pose as nude model in front of class


August 10th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 10 (ANI): A university president shocked everyone when he stripped bare in front of a classroom full of students so that they would have a live model to work ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Teen internet addicts face double depression risk


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Teenagers who are addicted to the internet are more than twice as likely to suffer from depression. For the first time, a study claims that 'pathological' web use ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Radiation therapy after mastectomy ups breast cancer survival rates


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) improves breast cancer survival, a new study has found.PMRT for some breast cancer patients can lower recurrence risk by nearly 30 percent and increase ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genes linked to throat cancer identified


May 31st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have found genes associated with throat cancer.Genome Institute of Singapore and Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Centre identified the three new susceptibility genes.The study, led by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Radio tags may help save lives after earthquakes


May 7th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study claims that radio frequency identification, RFID, could be used in the immediate aftermath of a major earthquake to save lives.The study has been published in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s president dons Mao suit for National Day


October 1st, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (Xinhua) On a sunny Thursday morning, Chinese President Hu Jintao made his first appearance in a high-collared dark Mao suit at a grand national ceremony, following the dress code ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Parade, pageants highlight China’s 60-year rise in world stage


October 1st, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (Xinhua) Military and civilian marchers accompanied by floats turned Tian'anmen Square into a scene of joyous celebration here Thursday as China celebrated the 60th birthday of the People's Republic. Leading ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New computer system to classify music on its beat and tempo


August 27th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Taiwanese computer scientists have developed a neural network program that can classify music on its beat and tempo.They hope that the new system could be boon for music ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

It’s official: money eases both physical and emotional pain


July 27th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Money can alleviate physical pain as well as ease the sting of social rejection, according to a new study.Since money can affect pain, the researchers theorised that it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Online lover seekers choose wrong people due to ‘cognitive overload’


July 18th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): Too much of a good thing is actually bad - at least as far as online daters are concerned, concludes a new study.According to the scientific study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thoughts of cash soothe sting of social rejection, physical pain


May 15th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): The mere thought of having money makes people feel physically stronger and relieves the distress of social rejection, says a new study.According to research by Xinyue Zhou from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children, women in Indian villages benefit most from solar lanterns


April 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Lanterns powered by solar energy, that are now being promoted in India's villages as the way out of the electricity shortfall, benefit women and children the most, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Solar energy can improve living conditions of rural poor in India


April 28th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that solar energy has the potential to improve the living conditions of poor rural households in India as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

If you want to see a comet go green, wait for Feb 24!


February 11th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): On February 24th, sky gazers will be treated to the spectacle of a rare green comet, as it would be make its closest approach to Earth that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nostalgia charms loneliness away


November 13th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) All of us are familiar with nostalgia, a trip down memory lane that evokes a sense of our most cherished experiences, tinged with a bit of sadness at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nostalgia may be a way we cope with loneliness


November 13th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Nostalgia may be more than a sentimental mood, it could be the way we cope with feelings of loneliness, according to researchers.Psychologists Xinyue Zhou and Ding-Guo Gao ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Taiwan ruling party chief visits China to discuss peace plans


May 26th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
DPA Taipei, May 26 (DPA) Taiwan, in its highest contact with China since 1949, Monday sent its ruling party chief to China to discuss President Ma Ting-jeou's peace plans with Chinese President Hu ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Harvesting natural gas from rotting manure can help rural families in India


May 13th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): A new study by a scientist of Indian origin, has determined that by harvesting natural gas from rotting manure, rural families can slash their energy costs, improve ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists uncover NSAIDs mechanism that inhibits tumour invasion


March 27th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): A new study from the National Sun Yat-Sen University and Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan has uncovered a new mechanism by which non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduce ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chinas cultural encyclopedia to cover 20,000 ancient works


February 1st, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): China is publishing a cultural encyclopedia that will cover 20,000 ancient books and texts, which when completed, would become an extraordinary summary of the countrys historic works ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MicroRNA regulates critical properties of cancer stem cells


December 14th, 2007 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 14 (ANI): Researchers have found a genetic switch belonging to a class of molecules called microRNAs that regulate the cancer stem cells in mice.Tumor stem cells, which live indefinitely ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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