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Brain ‘programmed from birth to recognize day and night cycle’

April 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new research on circadian rhythms shows that our brains are apparently programmed from birth to recognize and react to sunrise and sunset.Scientists at the University of Chicago ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do plants hold the key to fighting jet lag?

January 4th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that the way plants adjust to having less sunlight in winter could help shed light on the impact of shift work and jet lag on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Year’s shortest day Wednesday

December 21st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Nehru Planetarium will organise an event at Delhi's Jantar Mantar monument Wednesday to explain the phenomenon of winter solstice - the shortest day of the year ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

President Estate gets ISO certification

July 25th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): President's Estate has acquired International Standard Organisation (ISO) certification for adopting and utilising efficient and eco-friendly conservation methods and water harvesting measures.At a function attended by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

To fast or not to fast - big question for footballers

September 3rd, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Sep 3 (DPA) When Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho substituted Ghanaian international Sulley Muntari after just 30 minutes of their game against Bari, he could never have imagined what storm the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

When birds stopped chirping and tigers slept

July 22nd, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Lions and tigers retired to sleep, deer stood still, birds suddenly stopped chirping while young animals rushed back to their shelters - no ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Experts to study animal behaviour during solar eclipse

July 20th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Bhopal, July 20 (IANS) How would animals and birds behave during a total solar eclipse? Experts at the Van Vihar National Park in this Madhya Pradesh capital will study animal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Songbirds fly 3 times faster than expected

February 14th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): By tracking the migration of songbirds, scientists have found that they have, till now, underestimated the birds'' flight performance dramatically, and have determined that the species actually ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Muslims object to violation of Ramadan rules on Brit TV show Eastenders

October 3rd, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.3 (ANI): The British Muslim community has raised strong objections to a Muslim character in the popular television show Eastenders eating during Ramadan. Complaints poured in after Masood Ahmed (Nitin ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Italian architect plans world’s first rotating skyscrapers in Dubai, Moscow

June 25th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 25 (ANI): Italian architect David Fisher has unveiled his plans to build worlds first revolutionary rotating skyscrapers in Dubai and Moscow.The first rotating tower a design that would ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ritual for environment purification in Bhopal

June 3rd, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, June 3 (ANI): Hundreds of people gathered here to perform the 'Agnihotra' or 'Homa Therapy' which seeks to purify the contaminated environment. The organiser 'Madhavji Sansthan' claims that 'Agnihotra' is a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Beat jet lag with anti-jet-lag diet

May 18th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Now that the summer travel season has begun, jet lag can create lot of problems for many travellers. But dont worry for you can beat it courtesy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |