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14 Oxford University students suspended over sexist email


March 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Fourteen undergraduate students at Oxford University have been suspended over a sexist email.The group of male students, who are members of the notorious Penguin drinking club at Hertford ... Read more...

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Happy people are not always trusting people


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Happy people are trusting people - this is something already known. But now a new study has claimed that, in some instances, individuals may actually be less trusting ... Read more...

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Utah State University Professor David Peak Named 2009 Utah Professor of the Year


November 21st, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Logan, Nov.21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Utah State University professor David Peak has been honored as the 2009 Utah Professor of the Year on November 19 in Washington D.C. The honor was ... Read more...

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Seven Assam students suspended for ragging, assaulting teacher


September 9th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 9 (IANS) Seven students from colleges in Assam's Dibrugarh town have been suspended on charges of ragging and assaulting teachers, officials said Wednesday. The action has been taken against four postgraduate ... Read more...

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Young US adults more politically active, but not more knowledgeable


August 14th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Although young adults between 18- to 24-year-olds are more politically active, their involvement hasn't increased their knowledge about politics, finds a new US study.Three Kansas State University ... Read more...

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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...

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Students create portable device to detect suicide bombers


June 27th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A group of students have developed a portable device to detect the weapons of suicide bombers.Improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the weapons of suicide bombers, are a major cause ... Read more...

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How small ‘guys’ can get the ‘gals’ just as their bigger counterparts


June 25th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): In the world of yellow dung flies, it's the small guys who get the girl, but only if they are hanging out on apple pomace instead of cow ... Read more...

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The science behind making best friends revealed


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): When you say that someone is your best friend, you most likely believe that that other person also considers you to be his/her best pal, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Americans prefer to read articles that agree with their views


May 29th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Americans choose to read articles that agree with the opinions they already hold, a new study has found.The study was conducted by Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick, associate professor of communication ... Read more...

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Brain protein might get you hooked on drugs, alcohol


May 29th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) A brain protein can practically hook you on to drugs and alcohol by hijacking the normal functioning of its reward circuitry. Researchers investigating this addiction "switch" have now implicated ... Read more...

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Now, an ‘elegant’ robotic hand that can gently grasp a raw egg


May 6th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Undergraduate students at Virginia Tech's Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory have made a robotic hand that can gently grasp a raw egg as successfully as the machine holds ... Read more...

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General public’s ability to spot wanted fugitives is 7 percent: Study


April 26th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): The general public's ability to correctly identify wanted fugitives is as low as 7 percent, according to a new study.Researchers from University of Arkansas conducted a series of ... Read more...

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Illusory relationships with TV stars foster sense of belonging


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Illusory relationships with TV stars fosters a sense of belonging among viewers, even if they suffer from low esteem or rejection by friends and family members, says a ... Read more...

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Favourite characters on TV shows can drive away feelings of loneliness, rejection


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Illusionary relationships with characters and personalities on favourite TV shows can provide people with feelings of belonging, even in the face of low self esteem or after being ... Read more...

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Belief in God weakens positive feelings for Science and vice-versa


December 16th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that attitudes towards God and science can change and yet remain in opposition to one another. It found that a belief in one ... Read more...

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Students discover unique planet five times the size of Jupiter


December 5th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, Dec 5 (ANI): Three undergraduate students, from Leiden University in the Netherlands, have discovered a unique extrasolar planet, which is about five times as massive as Jupiter.The students, Meta de ... Read more...

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”Bio-Beer” that can extend life created


November 11th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): College time is when students seek time to gulp down cans of beer, but Rice University pupils are a bit different, for they have created a beer, ... Read more...

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Sexual infidelity hits men and women differently


October 30th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): For men, sexual infidelity is more upsetting, whereas in case of women, emotional unfaithfulness causes more distress, finds a new study in the Journal of Marital and ... Read more...

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Most net users fail to distinguish real popup warnings from fake ones


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Most Internet users cannot distinguish between genuine and false popup warnings messages, even after repeated mistakes, according to a new study by researchers at North Carolina State ... Read more...

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Soon, swarm robots to explore space, do dangerous jobs on Earth


August 10th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): The day won''t be far when swarms of robots will be exploring space or doing dangerous jobs on Earth, as it is now possible to create self-assembling ... Read more...

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Personalised marketing e-mails may chase away prospective customers


July 2nd, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study suggests that firms using personalised marketing e-mails containing peoples names, hobbies, and other personal information to pitch sales may be at risk of losing ... Read more...

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IIT-D asked to review SC/ST students’ expulsion


June 17th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 17 (ANI): Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi has been asked by the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to review the expulsion of 12 undergraduate ... Read more...

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Early birds score better grades in college


June 10th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): If you want to score well in college, just get out of bed earlier, for a new study suggests that morningness is a predictor of better grades ... Read more...

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Delhi University begins admission process


June 2nd, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Delhi University (DU) Monday kicked off its admission process for undergraduates with distribution of application forms and accepting the forms submitted. The forms will be accepted till ... Read more...

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Interactive websites shape popular perception: study


May 26th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) An attractively designed website, encouraging interaction with a target audience, helps shape popular perceptions about an organisation or the groups it represents. S. Shyam Sundar of Pennsylvania State ... Read more...

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Interactive websites could shape positive public perception


May 26th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A team of Penn State researchers including an Indian boffin has found that the interactive look and feel of a corporate website could help shape positive perceptions ... Read more...

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Real-world concrete examples don’t make math any easier


April 25th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): The idea of teaching math using real life concrete examples may not help students learn the subject, says a new study.The study led by Jennifer Kaminski, researcher ... Read more...

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Like penguins and hummingbirds, humans too trade sex for resources


April 11th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan have shown that humans follow in the footsteps of penguins and other primates, when it comes to trading sex for resources.Studies ... Read more...

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Why its best to be moderately happy


January 25th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Happiness is a worthy goal for those who lack it, but the endless pursuit of even more happiness for the already happy might be counterproductive, say researchers.The study, ... Read more...

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