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Avoid protectionism, Indian envoy tells US (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) India's Ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it is retrogressive and hinders economic growth and ... Read more...

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Indian envoy cautions US against protectionism


April 28th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it hinders economic growth and development in the ... Read more...

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Exposure to mercury pollution causes homosexuality in birds


December 1st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study by US scientists has revealed that exposure to mercury pollution could be hitting some wild birds' reproductive prospects hard by causing males to pair with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genes affect our liking towards chocolate and hybrid cars


September 21st, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Blame your inclination towards chocolates and hybrid cars to your genes, says a new study, which found that clues to consumer behaviour may be lurking our genes."We examine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Can resisting cravings and desires be fun?


September 21st, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): Resisting a craving to eat that piece of chocolate could actually be fun if you want it to be, says a new study."Self-control failures depend on whether people ... Read more...

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Migraine, depression genetically linked


January 18th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Migraine and depression may share a strong genetic component, according to a new research. "Understanding the genetic factors that contribute to these disabling disorders could one day lead to ... Read more...

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Phone counselling as effective as face-to-face counselling in weight loss maintenance


November 25th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study has found that telephone counselling may be as effective as face-to-face counselling when it comes to weight loss maintenance.According to researchers, face-to-face and telephone ... Read more...

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Enzymes produced by termites can help make biofuel


October 22nd, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new research has explored the possibilities of how enzymes produced by both termites and the micro-organisms that inhabit their gut could help to produce biofuel from ... Read more...

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Insects might help make cheaper biofuels


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The help of insects might be required to make a biofuel like bioethanol commercially viable, according to an entomologist. Michael Scharf, entomologist at the University of Florida, Gainesville ... Read more...

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Women lag behind men in muscle strength recovery


September 25th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Women are four times more likely than men to experience a broken forearm and require a cast or immobilisation. To examine whether the effects of such casting were ... Read more...

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