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Beat stress with transcendental meditation


November 17th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) New research shows that transcendental meditation significantly reduces levels of psychological distress among students. The survey, based on students from 106 secondary schools comprising 87 percent ... Read more...

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New tool opens alternate door to prostate cancer diagnosis


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 03 (ANI): A new study has suggested that it may not be necessary to look for tumors directly in patients with prostate cancer - analyzing non-tumor tissue may be an ... Read more...

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Outsourcing may increase profits, but softens competition among rivals


January 11th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that outsourcing certain aspects of a business to a third party may save a firm's costs, but it softens the competition among industry ... Read more...

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‘Missing matter’ in nearby Universe located?


May 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Astronomers have announced the discovery of a vast reservoir of intergalactic gas nearly 400 million light-years from the Earth.Scientists used observations of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ... Read more...

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Microbes aren’t accelerating global warming as expected


April 27th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Soil microbes are producing less atmospheric carbon dioxide than scientists expected, a new American research has found.The findings of the study, conducted by researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Intensive environmental cleaning reduces spread of hospital superbugs


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A rigorous environmental cleaning intervention can help reduce the spread of hospital superbugs in ICUs, according to a new study led by Indian origin scientist.Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ... Read more...

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Chandra observatory to help ‘weigh’ giant black holes


July 17th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) A new technique relying on data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory could help weigh something as unimaginably heavy as the biggest black holes in the universe. Black holes ... Read more...

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Short-term stress can make us forgetful


March 12th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (IANS) Acute stress, even if lasting only a few hours, can affect our memory, according to a new study. Stress impairs communication to brain cells that have a role ... Read more...

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Crocodiles blood bypasses lungs to boost digestion


February 11th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, February 11 (ANI): Crocodiles and alligators consume such a heavy meal in one sitting that they require diverting gas-rich blood away from their lungs into their stomachs to digest it, say ... Read more...

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IT investments at fortune 1000 companies riskier than ordinary capital investments: Study


December 30th, 2007 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 30 (ANI): A study of Fortune 1000 companies led by two Indian-origin researchers at the University of California at Irvine suggests that investments in information technology carry more risk than ... Read more...

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