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Vitamin B12 imaged in action for first time


March 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) Vitamin B12 morphs into a gymnast as soon as it gets into your body, twisting and turning its molecules as part of a crucial reaction called ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sachin should keep going: Time


March 18th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Hailing Sachin Tendulkar's feat of scoring 100 centuries, Time magazine has joined issue with those seeking his retirement saying the Indian cricket legend has "earned ... Read more...

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India hangs up on investor confidence, says Time


February 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian Supreme Court's decision to cancel 122 controversial mobile phone licenses has opened up a new round of scepticism about India as a destination ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anna Hazare’s fasts tenth top story on Time


December 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Anna Hazare's fasts against corruption in India just made it to Time magazine's top 10 world-news stories headed by "The Arab Spring Blooms in ... Read more...

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Taste sensing brain areas mapped for first time


September 7th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Each taste, from sweet to salty, is sensed by a set of neurons in the brain. Now scientists have mapped for the first time how taste ... Read more...

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Spying on kids’ online activities is waste of time


August 7th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Parents who try to keep track of their kid's online activities seem to be just wasting their time. "If you feel that you have to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Atlantis docks with space station one last time


July 10th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Space shuttle Atlantis Sunday arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) for one final visit.It docked at the station at 1507 GMT, space.com reported. The hatches ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shuttle Atlantis lifts off for final time


July 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) The space shuttle Atlantis Friday lifted off on the final mission of US's 30-year space-shuttle programme, CNN reported.The four-member crew blasted off on a 12-day mission ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wonderbra’s ‘Hello Boy’ billboard voted ‘most iconic ad image of all time’


April 5th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): It was a billboard that stunned a generation and sent millions of men veering off the roads.Now, 'Hello Boys' Wonderbra commercial that featured Eva Herzigova's rather wondrous cleavage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ashlee Simpson, Pete Wentz spotted together having gala time


April 1st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz, who filed for divorce less than two months ago, were recently spotted having a good time together.Playing happy families with their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook time ‘hurting kids’ face-to-face time’


March 30th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): A new study have found that more and more parents are concerned that increased amounts of time their children spend online, social networking, twittering and instant messaging ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sign language users read words and see signs at the same time


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found that people fluent in sign language may simultaneously keep words and signs in their minds as they read.Judith Kroll, at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

LiLo ’seriously considering accepting plea deal’ to reduce possible jail time


March 21st, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Sources close to Lindsay Lohan have revealed that the troubled actress is now 'seriously considering' accepting a plea deal in her felony grand theft trial.Los Angeles County ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Today’s kids do engage in active play during leisure time


March 18th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new UK study has found today's kids indeed engage in active play during leisure time.It said that encouraging children to engage in active play, tailored according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Charlie Sheen wins record for gaining 1m Twitter fans in fastest time


March 4th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen has entered the Guinness Books of World Records after he gained 1 million followers on Twitter in the fastest time ever.Guinness World Records website revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hillary Clinton wants to have more ’spare time’


January 20th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.20 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she plans to stay right where she is until the end of President Barack Obama's first term, but would love ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Giuliani considering presidential bid for second time’


January 8th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Former Mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani, is talking to his political advisers about contesting in the 2012 presidential elections, sources close to him said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Palin’s former staff asks for delay of over 25,000 emails for 15th time


December 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Sarah Palin's former staff has reportedly asked the state's Attorney General to postpone release of over 25,000 emails during her tenure as the Governor of Alaska.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kim Kardashian steps out with new man for first time


December 12th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Kim Kardashian took her new romance public when she stepped out with New Jersey Nets basketball player Kris Humphries Friday in New York City.After checking out Z100's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon for the first time


December 10th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Wonder what really happened when Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon? Well, here's what he wrote to NPR blogger Robert Krulwich that may quench your curiosity too.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jet lag clouds memory for a long time


November 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Chronic jet lag affects the brain in ways that bring on memory and learning problems which stay for a month after a flight.Twice a week for four ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Inhalable dry powder antibiotic may reduce TB treatment time


November 17th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): New research has indicated that an inhalable dry powder antibiotic that when used alone or with current treatments may significantly reduce treatment for tuberculosis (TB) and multi-drug resistant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama’s speech very satisfying: Congress


November 8th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Congress Monday termed as "very satisfying" US President Barack Obama's speech in the Central Hall of parliament, saying it was for the first time Washington ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Researchers ‘watch’ formation of cells’ protein factories for first time


October 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): The Scripps Research Institute's team has revealed the first-ever pictures of the formation of cells' "protein factories," which is likely unravel complexities of the cell and lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Even turtles and wasps need a little play time


October 20th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Watching kids and dogs playing is not an alien sight. However, what about a turtle or even a wasp? Well, it seems they play, too.Gordon Burghardt, a psychology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coral reefs discovered in Mediterranean for the first time


October 5th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Experts from the University of Haifa's Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences discovered for the first time an area of reefs with deep-sea corals in the Mediterranean, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama postpones his Australia visit for third time


September 24th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): To the disappointment of many Australians, U.S. President Barack Obama has postponed his visit to the country for the third time by re-scheduling it to Indonesia in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soybean diseases could take its toll on yield at harvest time


September 21st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Many soybean fields in Indiana show sudden death syndrome and brown stem rot even at the time when the crop is ready to be harvested, says a Purdue ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MJ’s kids attend school for the first time


August 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): Two of Michael Jackson's kids have reportedly been admitted in one of the most exclusive private schools in the US.Prince, 13-year-old and 12-year-old Paris started at The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Biosynthetic corneas restore vision in humans for the first time


August 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Biosynthetic corneas can help regenerate and repair damaged eye tissue and improve vision in humans, according to a new study."This study is important because it is the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US, Vietnam nuke deal could be ‘destabilizing’, unsettle China: Experts


August 6th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.6 (ANI): The US and Vietnam - two former Cold War foes - are in advanced talks to share nuclear fuel and technology, which could "unsettle" China.Chinese analysts believe the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Hampshire man arrested for 154th time!


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A New Hampshire man, who looks set on having a career as a criminal, has been arrested for the 154th time.According to the Portsmouth Herald, Paul Baldwin, 49, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Deep Impact Spacecraft to fly past Earth for the last time


June 26th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): NASA's historic Deep Impact spacecraft, which is on its current University of Maryland-led EPOXI mission, will fly past Earth for the fifth and last time on Sunday, June ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humans, animals have learnt to move efficiently over time


June 14th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) A mechanical engineer argues that just as the design of the wheel became lighter with fewer spokes over time, and better at distributing the stresses of hitting the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New method can help identify genetic disease in record time


June 11th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have proven that it is possible to identify any genetic disease in record time, all thanks to a powerful and reliable exome sequencing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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