Giant pouched rats could be potential bomb detectors: African Army

March 16th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): The African Army Research Office has paid an Oklahoma State University's Zoology professor to study the African giant pouched rat to detect its ability to find bombs. The animal ... Read more...

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Bonding over problems can be stressful for women

November 14th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A study has found that female friends who dwell on each other's problems show an increase in stress hormone cortisol and in activity of the sympathetic nervous system.However, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Veena is strange, Dolly unbearable: Aanchal Kumar

November 13th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Model Aanchal Kumar, who was evicted from the "Bigg Boss 4" house Friday, now feels she is back to civilization. She revealed that actress Dolly Bindra and ... Read more...

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Ashes coup: Australia signs England’s batting coach

October 10th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 10 (ANI): Australia has signed England's batting coach Dene Hills ahead of the Ashes series, which is being considered as a major coup.The Sunday Age understands Hills has been signed ... Read more...

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Test cricket triumphs as Laxman has proved he’s Australia’s nemesis: Roebuck

October 6th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali (Chandigarh), Oct. 6 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has described the recently concluded Mohali Test between India and Australia as a triumph of the longer version of the game."Ultimately, the ... Read more...

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New brain study may help predict anxiety, depression in young

August 12th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A new study has pinpointed the brain regions that are relevant to developing childhood anxiety.The findings may lead to new strategies for early detection and treatment of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heavier monkey moms produce better milk

March 6th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that heavier monkey moms that have given birth before produce higher quality breast milk, resulting in infants that are more playful and confident ... Read more...

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Baby monkeys receive environment cues from mother’s milk

March 3rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A new American study suggests that baby rhesus macaque monkeys receive signals about their environment through their mother's breast milk.The research, conducted by scientists from the Smithsonian Institution ... Read more...

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Plagued by problems, ‘Baa Bahu Aur Baby’ goes off air

February 14th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) "Baa Bahu Aur Baby", one of the most loved family dramas on STAR Plus, is going off air. J.D. Majethia, one of the producers of the show, ... Read more...

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Maternal stress key to behavioural problems in kids

August 9th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that maternal stress both prenatal and early post-partum may lead to conduct problems in kids, which is likely to continue into adolescence.Partner cruelty ... Read more...

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Happier kids grow into healthier adults

May 8th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Children who stay focussed and are even-tempered have a better shot at good health in adulthood, a fact even truer of girls, according to a new study. "Certain characteristics ... Read more...

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Some children watching domestic violence grow into tough guys

April 29th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) More than 10 million US children witness domestic violence yearly, triggering a range of emotional and behavioural problems. But a new study suggests that the reason some of ... Read more...

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”Cascading effect” of adverse childhood experiences can spur teen violence

November 14th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Adverse experiences early in life can lead to serious violent behaviour in adolescence, says a new study.The researchers found that cascading effect of repeated negative incidents can ... Read more...

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Introverts brains are wired to make them shy forever

July 2nd, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Ever wonder why shy people get panicky in front of others and in case of tense situations, they can't seem to relax? Well, a team of researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nightmares not as prevalent in preschoolers as thought

January 2nd, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 2 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers at the University of Montreal has revealed bad dreams are less prevalent in pre-schoolers than thought.Another significant finding of the same study is ... Read more...

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Witherspoon, Vaughn battling it out on Four Christmases set?

December 15th, 2007 - 11:43 am ICT by admin
New York , Dec 15 (ANI): Tension seems to be brewing between Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn on the sets of their new movie, "Four Christmases.Spies on the sets of the movie ... Read more...

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