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Warming casts shadow over survival of coral reefs


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 17 (IANS) Unless greenhouse gas emissions are curtailed, there is little hope for the survival of coral reefs, supporting a diversity of life forms, warns a new study.Coral ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Devious people take emotionally intelligent for a ride


May 21st, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) People who rate themselves high on emotional intelligence (EI) scale might be taken for a ride as they tend to over-estimate their ability to detect deception ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parenting leads to greater happiness


May 18th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning in life than people who have no children, according to a new study. Parents also are happier when ... Read more...

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Analytical thinking can erode religious belief: Study


April 27th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Analytical thinking can erode religious belief, even in devout believers, says a new study. Researchers at the University of British Columbia, Canada, who assessed participants' belief ... Read more...

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Mountain glacier melt-off to raise sea level by 12 cm by 2100


January 11th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 11 (IANS) Melt-off from small mountain glaciers and ice caps will raise global sea levels 12 cm by 2100. The largest contributors to the projected sea level rise would be ... Read more...

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The secret behind blue whales’ enormous appetite


December 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Scientists from the University of British Columbia, Canada, have found that blue whales take in 90 times as much energy as they burn during a single dive.Analysing the ... Read more...

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Home births ‘as safe as hospital ones’


September 29th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Having a baby at home with a registered midwife is just as safe as a conventional hospital birth, a new study says.The study, which looked at 2,889 home ... Read more...

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