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Overly shy kid is slow learner too


August 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Overly shy preschool children show the slowest gains in learning skills as compared to chatty and boisterous peers, according to psychologists."Everybody wants his child to be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Face-chewing victim Ronald Poppo is now awake and alert


June 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ronald Poppo, the homeless man whose face was chewed off by cannibal Rudy Eugene last May 26, after an attack that took place in a South ... Read more...

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Venice will sink three inches by 2032


March 21st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Venice, the fabled city of canals, could sink by up to three inches over the next 20 years.New measurements indicate that the historic Italian city continues ... Read more...

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Man charged with threatening to kill Obama


February 29th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) A 20-year-old man has been charged with threatening to assassinate US President Barrack Obama.In a Feb 21 posting on Facebook under the name of "Jay ... Read more...

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Obama blames growing India, China for hurting American wallets (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama has accused his Republican rivals of using the pain at the pump to score political points while attributing rising oil prices to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, China fuel demand spiking prices, says Obama


February 24th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Attributing rising oil prices to growing demand in countries like China, India and Brazil, President Obama has accused his Republican rivals of using the pain at ... Read more...

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2011 Bowl Predictions: Oklahoma hoping to win against Cardinal


December 5th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) No. 3 ranked Oklahoma State is predicted to win against Cardinal. Oklahoma is the most improved team after the bounced back from their early pitfalls. They ... Read more...

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Shrimps ‘rumble’ to keep predators at bay


September 9th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) How do shrimps on the ocean floor communicate to keep predators at bay, entice mates and protect their homes?Mantis shrimps make noise, seemingly in individual 'voices', ... Read more...

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Why do some get hooked to depression?


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jun 3 (IANS) We all have a fight with a friend, sometimes a divorce, the loss of a parent. But most of us get over it. Only some go ... Read more...

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First ever study to explore beneath the seafloor


May 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Scientists are one step closer in understanding the natural processes taking place below the seafloor, which also give rise to economically important ores along the seafloor and may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cell injections shrink enlarged hearts, improve function


March 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A small human trial has proved that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts could reduce both heart size and scar tissue and improve function to injured heart areas.Researchers ... Read more...

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Miami scientists track great hammerhead shark migration routes


February 28th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): University of Miami scientists have discovered the largely unknown migratory patterns and habitat use of the endangered hammerhead shark using satellite tag technology.Neil Hammershlag and colleagues tracked one ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consumers more likely to choose rejected options later: Study


February 15th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Purchasing decisions are always made by either choosing between alternatives or by rejecting certain options.However, a new study has found that consumers are more likely to focus on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Dangerous’ energy drinks ‘can leave children hospitalised’


February 15th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Doctors have warned that energy drinks such as Red Bull should be as closely regulated as alcohol, tobacco and prescription medicines.A study claimed high-caffeine drinks could cause seizures, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

University Of Miami Hires Al Golden As Football Coach


December 13th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Coral Gables, Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After two weeks of uncertainty and extensive speculation, University of Miami has finally zeroed in on the head coach of its football team. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women shy away from fathers during ovulation


November 30th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Researchers have found that women tend to shy away from their fathers during ovulation. They have based their study on cell phone records of 48 women aged ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women ‘avoid contact with their dads during ovulation’


November 30th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Women avoid contact with their fathers during ovulation, according to researchers at UCLA, the University of Miami and Cal State, Fullerton.The findings are based on an innovative use ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jon Gruden, The New Coach Of Miami Hurricanes?


November 29th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jon Gruden, the ex-coach of Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the current ESPN football analyst has been approached by the Miami Hurricanes, to take over the position ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

University Of Miami Terminates Randy Shannon As Head Coach


November 28th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The final decision to fire Miami Hurricanes head coach Randy Shannon, was taken yesterday by University of Miami athletic director Kirby Hocutt, through a written statement. ... Read more...

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Child-mother interactions study to pave for robots with social skills


October 29th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Researchers are studying infant-mother interactions and working to implement their findings in a baby robot capable of learning social skills.The first phase of the project by University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New report shows a greater number of Jews in U.S. than in Israel


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new report has found that a greater number of Jews live in the US than in Israel.Researchers from the University of Miami (UM) and the University of ... Read more...

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Slogans about saving money actually increase spending: Study


September 21st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21(ANI): It may come as a surprise for all the companies who try to attract customers with their 'save money' slogans, as a new study has revealed that people exposed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Beaches can make you sick


August 5th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Swimmers at beaches face an increased risk of illness, according to a new research.The study, led by a team of University of Miami researchers, examined the risk of ... Read more...

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Effective way found to produce anti-flu vaccines


July 10th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) A rapid and effective way to produce vaccines against new flu strains has been developed by scientists. The virus that causes flu frequently changes its genetic code, making ... Read more...

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Model to locate, forecast sunken oil following spills developed


May 27th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Miami (UM) have unveiled a computer model that can locate and forecast sunken oil following spills.James Englehardt, UM professor of environmental engineering in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ice melt shows alarming land rise in Greenland


May 19th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Greenland's ice is melting so quickly that the land underneath is rising at a rapid pace, according to latest research. Greenland is situated in the Atlantic Ocean to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Greenland rapidly rising due to ice melting


May 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Scientists are astounded as rapid ice meltdown in Greenland is causing the land to rise quickly.Moving glaciers in Greenland form dense icecaps up to 2 km thick that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Frequent alcohol use fans faster HIV spread


May 14th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) HIV tends to progress faster in infected individuals who consume two or more alcoholic drinks daily, says a new study. The study clearly demonstrates that frequent alcohol use, defined ... Read more...

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Frequent booze tied to faster HIV disease progression


May 14th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): HIV disease progresses faster in infected individuals who down two or more alcoholic drinks a day, claims a new study.The study has been published in AIDS Research and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gulf Tragedy: Oil May Reach Loop Current Within 24 Hours


May 4th, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say that the Gulf's tragic oil spill could reach what is called the 'Loop Current' within the next day. This would take parts of the oil slick ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jimmy Graham Selected By New Orleans Saints


April 24th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Orleans, Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent move, the New Orleans Saints, the Super Bowl-champion team has drafted University of Miami tight end player Jimmy Graham. He received ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New gene linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk identified


April 15th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A gene that appears to increase a person's risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease has been identified by researchers.The research will be presented as part of the late-breaking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

When buying for others, consumers go for less healthy food items


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Consumers choose foods that are less healthy when they are purchasing for others, a new study has found.The study has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research.In ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Antrel Rolle On A Roll With The Giants


March 8th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York, Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Antrel Rolle, who has just been signed up with the New York Giants, is very much excited to have been incorporated into the team, ... Read more...

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