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Get married, drink wine to live longer


October 21st, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) If you want to live longer, keep your stress to a minimum, get married and have a glass of wine every night, new research says.Researchers found ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

IAF could soon get supersonic BrahMos missile


October 24th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Oct 24 (ANI): Sivathanu Pillai, Chief Executive and Managing Director, BrahMos Aerospace, has said that the development and induction of BrahMos, India's supersonic cruise missile for the Indian Air Force will ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Italy start title defence with a draw; Dutch, Japan win (Lead, changing dateline)


June 15th, 2010 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 15 (DPA) Italy started their defence of the World Cup title with a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in rain-drenched Cape Town Monday while the Netherlands prevailed 2-0 over Denmark ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

18-25 year olds show sharpest decline in impulsivity-related alcoholism


June 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): According to a new study, 18-to-25-year olds exhibited the largest declines in impulsivity as well as the sharpest decreases in alcohol consumption.Impulsivity normally decreases during emerging and young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India test fires two nuclear capable Prithvi-II missiles in Chandipur


October 12th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chandipur, Oct.12 (ANI): India successfully testfired two nuclear-capable 'Prithvi-II' surface-to-surface missiles, having a range of 350 kilometres from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, about 15 km from Balasore city in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jupiter made comet its temporary moon for 12 years in mid-20th century


September 14th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has discovered that Jupiter had captured the comet 147P/Kushida-Muramatsu as its temporary moon in the mid-20th century, in an irregular orbit for about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Solar system’s main asteroid belt may harbor icy interlopers from beyond Neptune


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A new computer simulation has suggested that millions of objects in the solar system's main asteroid belt may be icy interlopers from beyond Neptune that were flung into ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US prepared for any missile launch toward Hawaii: Gates


June 19th, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (DPA) The United States is prepared to defend against a possible North Korean missile launch toward the US state of Hawaii, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday. "We're obviously ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US military using iPod, iPhones in Iraq operation


May 11th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Apple's iPods and iPhones are the latest equipment that the US army is using to carry out operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.The easy-to-use devices have been embraced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Losing tails turn lizards” jumps into uncomfortable somersaults


February 15th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new research has suggested that escaping lizards probably pay a significant ecological cost for losing their tails while escaping predators, in the sense that their jumps ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tail-ing lizards can be frustrating experience for predators


February 13th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Ever tried cornering a lizard, you'll know they can easily give you the slip by detaching their tails and scampering to safety. Gary Gillis from Mount Holyoke ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Earth may be hit by an asteroid in 160 years time


February 10th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, Earth might be hit by an asteroid in about 160 years time.According to a report in New Scientist, the asteroid, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How cockroaches manage to flee their predators


November 14th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has found that when trying to flee their predators, cockroaches choose, seemingly at random, one of a handful of preferred escape routes, leaving their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brains prediction of instant happenings allows timely limb movements


June 7th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Scientists suggest that it is the ability of the brain to predict what will happen in a very near future that enables people to make timely movements ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Researchers find why its tricky to catch a simple baseball pop-up


April 14th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
London, April 14 (ANI): US researchers have used computer simulations to find out that in baseball, why an apparently simple pop-up - a ball that flies almost vertically off the bat, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Changing jobs frequently can leave you with lower paycheques


March 22nd, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 22 (ANI): Job-hopping might be a common career strategy for modern day young professionals, but the trend results in lower paycheques for the workers, according to a new study.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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