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Why getting better is worse than falling sick?


March 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Ever wondered why recovering from a debilitating bout of illness makes it seem worse than the actual condition or infection.According to researchers, the answer may lie ... Read more...

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Air passenger posts bail after being arrested for wearing saggy pants


June 18th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The University of New Mexico football player who was arrested at San Francisco International Airport for wearing saggy pants has been released on bail, local media ... Read more...

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Running electricity through one’s scalp can improve video game skills


April 20th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20 (ANI): Scientist has discovered that running electricity through the scalp can sharpen one's mind and improve video game skills.In a study funded by the US Defense Advanced Research Project ... Read more...

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Study associates herpes to Alzheimer’s disease


April 5th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): A new technique to observe herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1) infections growing inside cells has been developed by laboratories at the University of New Mexico (UNM), Brown ... Read more...

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Genetic factors influence how well students take advantage of education


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that measures used to judge the effectiveness of schools are partly influenced by genetic factors in students.The study, funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), ... Read more...

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Kids prefer iPad or smartphone to a new bike


January 21st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that kids today would rather learn how to operate a computer than to learn how to ride a bike or how to swim.Software ... Read more...

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Energy use limits global economic growth: Study


January 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has found that energy use has a direct impact on economic activity.Researchers have concluded that an "enormous" increase in energy supply will be required to ... Read more...

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Research reveals exotic source of Vishnu rock in Grand Canyon of USA


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 2 (ANI): Possible source of sedimentary material that became Vishnu Schist in Grand Canyon (Arizona, USA) include Australia, North China, and Antarctica, suggests a new research.Researchers of University ... Read more...

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Human creativity may have evolved as a way to help parents bond with kids


November 16th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Human creativity may have evolved not in response to sexual selection as some scientists believe but as a way to help parents bond with their children and to ... Read more...

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Ultrasound improves efficacy of knee jabs in osteoarthritis patients


November 8th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Ultrasound needle guidance improves the performance, outcomes and the cost-effectiveness of knee injections in people with osteoarthritis, according to new research.Osteoarthritis causes changes in bones that include fluid ... Read more...

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New fluorescent light surface may kill MRSA


October 20th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Scientists at the University of New Mexico are working on a new type of antimicrobial surface which, equipped with fluorescent lights, would be able to fight off prevalence ... Read more...

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Moon ‘isn’t as watery as previously believed’


August 6th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the inside of the moon isn't as watery as previously reported.For decades, astronomers had thought the moon is bone dry inside ... Read more...

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Kids of older women ‘vulnerable to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure’


July 21st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study has revealed the damaging effects of maternal binge drinking during pregnancy are greater among children born to older drinking mothers.The presence and severity of ... Read more...

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Emcore Shooting Leaves Three Dead, 4 Wounded


July 13th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Mexico, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of the shooting incident at the Albuquerque facility of Emcore Corp has created sensations in the media and the locality. It took ... Read more...

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US IQ study slammed as racist


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A US research suggesting that people in developing countries have lower intelligence quotient (IQ) because their bodies divert energy from the brain to fighting diseases has been ... Read more...

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Early hunters may have caused climate change


May 30th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): If you believe human activities in the last century or so are responsible for climate change you may have to think again - a new research says early ... Read more...

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Neanderthals might have interbred with modern humans


April 21st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Archaic humans such as Neanderthals interbred with the ancestors of modern humans twice, leaving their genes within the DNA of people today, according to a genetic analysis of ... Read more...

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Drinking during pregnancy could increase epilepsy risk


April 7th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Women who drink during pregnancy could be increasing the risk of their child developing epilepsy, a study has indicated. The research found that children who suffer from Fetal Alcohol ... Read more...

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Perfect insulator could eliminate heating bills


February 28th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Sandia National Laboratories, US, have created a perfect insulator, a material that reflects heat while absorbing none of it, ... Read more...

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First-ever all-solid-state cryocooler may enhance airborne and spaceborne applications


January 30th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A team of scientists has created the first-ever all-solid-state cryocooler that can be applied to airborne and spaceborne sensors.This technology, developed by a team led by University of ... Read more...

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How mating affects people’s decisions about spending and giving


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Researchers have found that thinking about mating can significantly influence people's decisions about spending and giving.A study led by Vladas Griskevicius from Arizona State University in Tempe and ... Read more...

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How humans may, or may not, evolve in the future


November 25th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): An article in National Geographic News has made four predictions in which human beings may, or may not evolve in the future.The first prediction is that human ... Read more...

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Microbe poop on lava tubes offer clues for life on Mars


November 21st, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 21 (ANI): Scientists have determined that colorful cave deposits found on the walls of lava tubes, long thought to be ordinary minerals, are actually mats of waste excreted by ... Read more...

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New Mexico Soccer Player Elizabeth Lambert Suspended For Violence


November 10th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of New Mexico soccer player Elizabeth Lambert has been suspended after she was caught on video for pulling the hair and punching the players of ... Read more...

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Immunity to whooping cough lasts longer than previously thought


October 30th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of New Mexico has shown that immunity to whooping cough lasts at least 30 years ... Read more...

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Why do HIV patients avoid therapy?


October 24th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Strict adherence to anti-retroviral therapy (ART) ensures longevity and better quality of life for HIV patients. But then why do so many of them find it so difficult ... Read more...

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Why girls can’t resist the geeks


August 20th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): In what may help understand why geeks get the girls, a study on the Satin Bowerbird's mating rituals has for the first time directly linked a male's cognitive ... Read more...

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Birds love soaking in the sun as much as humans do


August 19th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Its not just humans who enjoy soaking up in the sun on the beach, for birds are fond of sunbathing too, according to the bird charity RSPB.The ... Read more...

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Endangered Galapagos penguins face malaria threat


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Biologists have found the malaria parasite in an endangered species of the black-and-white Galapagos penguins.According to a report in New Scientist, Iris Levin of the University of Missouri ... Read more...

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Advent of stone microblades set off ancient population boom in Indian subcontinent


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the advent of stone microblades set the stage for the Indian subcontinent's explosive population growth.The easy-to-manufacture tools - also known as microliths ... Read more...

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Hearing the music of the brain made possible


July 7th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): An American expert has created a technique to turn the human brain's flickering activity into music.Philosopher Dan Lloyd at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, believes that listening ... Read more...

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Common chemotherapy drug can cause fatal reaction


June 9th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer is associated with fatal allergic reactions, say U.S. researchers.Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine identified 287 unique cases of ... Read more...

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Cantabrian cornice has seen 7 cooling and warming phases over past 41,000 years


June 4th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new research has shown that there have been seven periods of cooling and warming in the Cantabrian cornice in Spain over the past 41,000 years.In 1996, an ... Read more...

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Easy access to media puts kids at increased risk of drug use, obesity


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Easy access to a wide variety of media increases a child's risk for numerous health issues, such as obesity, eating disorders, drug use and early sexual activity, says ... Read more...

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‘Creativity chemical’ in the brain biased towards smarter people


May 21st, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): High levels of a so-called "creativity chemical" in a certain part of the brain is what boosts creativity in smart people, revealed a study.People with average intelligence, on ... Read more...

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