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Teens keeping late nights might be into risky behaviour


March 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Thirty-six percent of teens, especially 15-year-old boys and girls, don't tell parents where they were at night, even though they might be into in risky behaviour ... Read more...

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Teens junking healthy lifestyle kiss happiness away


March 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Teenagers junking a healthy lifestyle for drinks, cigarettes and fast food become morose versions of their healthier, happier cousins and also get involved in risky behaviour. ... Read more...

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Why do people find video games so irresistible?


August 4th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The secret behind the ever-increasing popularity of video games is that it enables you to act through a different identity and feel better about yourself and ... Read more...

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Pakistani tennis star Qureshi set to tie the knot


July 11th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's ace tennis player Aisamul-Haq Qureshi has decided to tie the knot with a Britain-based Pakistani girl.Aisam, who made headlines in the country when he ... Read more...

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Perception of death influences one’s action


May 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) People who specifically think about their own death are more likely to demonstrate concern for society by donating blood, a study says.Laura E.R. Blackie, doctoral student ... Read more...

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Study reveals that breast feeding leads to lesser behavioral problems


May 12th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has identified that babies who are fed breast milk are less likely to have behavioral problems when they are compared with those who ... Read more...

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Paralysed stroke patient in UK uses her mind to conduct orchestra


March 31st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A paralysed stroke victim in Britain, who can only move part of her face as she suffers from locked-in syndrome, has conducted an orchestra by using her mind. ... Read more...

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Now, paralysed people can play music just by thinking about it!


March 19th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Scientists have conducted a trial of a brain-computer interface that allows paralysed patients to play music with brainpower alone.In the trial, a pianist played a series of notes, ... Read more...

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Why speed dating may not work


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 02 (ANI): When it comes to choosing romantic partners, the more potential mates a person meets, the more his or her decision is influenced, concludes a new study.In particular, when ... Read more...

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Just 5 minutes of ‘green’ exercise ‘can improve mental health’


October 27th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 27 (ANI): A new research has suggested that just five minutes of outdoor activity - such as exercising in a park, working in a backyard garden or walking on ... Read more...

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PC Gamers’ Bodies Look Like 60 Year Old Chain Smokers


June 9th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
In today’s world, when information technology is turning increasingly hi-tech, with each passing day, most of the youths have forgotten what outdoor games are and prefer computer games. But the fact, ... Read more...

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Computer gamers ‘have reactions of pilots but chain smokers’ bodies’


June 8th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Professional computer gamers are so good at their job that their reactions match that of fighters pilots'. However, on the downside, their bodies are like that of 60-year-old ... Read more...

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Singles go for hotties when given too many dating options


April 25th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): When it comes to choosing romantic partners, the more potential mates a person meets, the more his or her decision is influenced, concludes a new study.In particular, ... Read more...

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Quantity determines quality when choosing romantic partners


April 16th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) If you have too many options in potential dating partners, you might end up with the one not best for you, research says. When people have a large number ... Read more...

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Our brains can’t handle too much love interest


April 16th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): When it comes to choosing romantic partners, the more potential mates a person meets, the more his or her decision is influenced, concludes a new study.In particular, ... Read more...

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Fittest kids ride a bicycle to school


February 1st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Children riding a bicycle to school are more active and fitter than those who rely on other modes of transport, says a new research. The findings are based ... Read more...

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Getting bugs to clean up dirty oil fast


September 8th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Microbiologists have used bugs to break down and remove toxic compounds from crude oil and tar sands. Richard Johnson, a microbiology doctoral researcher at the University of Essex, ... Read more...

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Microbes in coastal mudflats can clean up oil spill chemicals


March 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): A new research has indicated that micro-organisms occurring naturally in coastal mudflats have an essential role to play in cleaning up pollution by breaking down petrochemical residues.The ... Read more...

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Robotic fish to detect water pollution


March 19th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have developed robotic fish that would released into the sea for the first time to detect water pollution.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Euphoria of first love can damage future relationships


January 18th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): First love can be joyful, passionate and intense, but if youre looking for happiness in later life, its best to avoid it altogether, says a new research.In ... Read more...

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Being with nature may help beat the blues


October 5th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): Feeling blue? Well, then all you need to do is step in a natural environment, for it do wonders for the mental health.Its been found that nature, ... Read more...

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BBC news branded too London specific by its governing body


June 12th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): The British Broadcasting Corporations (BBC) political coverage is biased in favour of stories about England, with an overemphasis on Westminster.As quoted in the Scotsman.com News, a review ... Read more...

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No obvious link between violent video games and aggression in kids


May 15th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): It is widely believed that violent video games have a negative impact on kids, leading to increased aggression. But now a researcher at the University of Essex, ... Read more...

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Men in their forties panic as time passes


March 30th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study has found that men in their forties are panicked by a sense of time running out.Researchers at the University of Essex conducted a survey ... Read more...

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Scientists discover mechanism that regulates carbon dioxide fixation in plants


March 4th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a new mechanism that slows the process of carbon dioxide (CO2) fixation in plants, which may ultimately lead to crop improvement.Discovered by ... Read more...

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New study shows way to fourth-generation biofuels


March 4th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by admin
London, March 4 (IANS) In a finding that paves the way for fourth-generation biofuels and dramatic crop improvements, scientists have got a fix on how plants regulate the amount of carbon dioxide ... Read more...

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Prince Charles calls Essex lecture hall ‘a dustbin’


February 17th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 17 (ANI): The Prince of Wales seems to have no control over his speech when it comes to commenting on contemporary architecture.The royal has again expressed his disgust on ... Read more...

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Now, an intelligent plug to monitor electricity wastage in homes


January 2nd, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Essex in UK are developing a high-tech plug that would allow householders to monitor the consumption of every electrical device in the home, ... Read more...

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Working mums happier than stay-at-home moms


December 12th, 2007 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 12 (ANI): If you think that working mums become gloomy as a consequence of toiling both at office and home, you need to get your facts checked, for an ... Read more...

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