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Reliance on the supernatural grows with age


August 31st, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Reliance on supernatural explanations for death and illness grows rather than declines with age, according to a new psychology study."As children assimilate cultural concepts into their ... Read more...

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Wife’s hugs, kisses reveal her love


August 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) If you are eager to figure out if your wife loves you or not and how much, the answers could be hidden in her hugs and ... Read more...

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Sexting teenagers more likely to have sex


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Beware parents! Teenagers are sexting nude pictures of themselves far more than previously thought, as a study in seven US schools has revealed nearly a third ... Read more...

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Why men like ‘dumb-looking’ women


May 24th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Men may not be looking for charm and intelligence when it comes to finding a mate, but rather a woman who looks dumb and sleepy enough ... Read more...

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Elusive long fingered frog rediscovered after 62 years


March 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Herpetologists have rediscovered a single specimen of the Bururi long-fingered frog during an expedition to Burundi. The species was last spotted in 1949 and was feared ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Researchers work out new, safer login system


February 19th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Our unique login identity, verified by the network server, may be user friendly, but suffers from three major flaws -- anonymity of communicating users, misplaced trust ... Read more...

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Surgical procedure repairs severed nerves


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) A revolutionary surgical procedure could repair severed nerves within minutes and set the patient firmly on the road to recovery within mere days or weeks, reveals ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Minimising cellphone power consumption possible


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Minimising power consumption of both small cell phones and giant data centres may now be possible, thanks to the first ever systematic power profile study.Their results ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stem cell implants can heal traumatic brain injury


January 16th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Implanted stem cells have substantially improved cerebral function in animals with brain trauma, but how they did it has remained a mystery. Now an important part ... Read more...

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Low vitamin D levels spell depression


January 6th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Low levels of vitamin D, linked earlier with cardio diseases and neurological conditions, are also tied with the blues. This new study helps clarify a debate ... Read more...

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Mozart helps in the detection of colon cancer


November 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has shown that listening to the music of Mozart helps doctors to detect colon cancer more accurately. Previous studies have shown that the composition ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

50 agreements inked under India Innovation Growth Programme


September 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Fifty commercialization agreements were inked here Thursday by the 2011 winners of the DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme that aims at getting new technology from ... Read more...

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Elders know better: Study


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Elders can make better decisions than those who are younger, a study claims.The study found that adults aged 60 and over were better at strategising their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why we reach for chocolates during stress?


June 24th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Scientists are a step closer to unravelling why some stressed people reach for chocolate, mashed potatoes, ice cream and other high-calorie comfort foods.A study led by ... Read more...

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Parents’ role key in preventing kids from becoming a bully


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): New research has shown that children whose parents are more involved in their lives are less likely to become bullies.Parents who share ideas and talk with their child, ... Read more...

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Parents can minimise chances of kids becoming bullies


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Parents can play a significant role in minimising the chances of their son or daughter turning into a bully by sharing ideas and talking to them.Parents ... Read more...

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Australia can’t afford to waste talent: Chappell


April 14th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 14 (IANS) Australia does not have a talent pool like India and thus cannot afford to lose talented players, said selector and former captain Greg Chappell.Chappell, a former ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australia can’t waste talent like India: Chappell


April 14th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia's national talent manager and selector Greg Chappell, who returned from a recent reconnaissance mission to Boston and Texas, has said that the cricket board cannot afford ... Read more...

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Beauty can buy both money and happiness


April 1st, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 01 (ANI): They say that money does not buy happiness, but a new study involving more than 25,000 people worldwide has suggested that beauty can buy both money and happiness. ... Read more...

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Key component in the spread of lung cancer discovered


March 15th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new, key component in the spread of lung cancer that may also block spread of lung cancer with drugs.A team led by scientists at ... Read more...

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Renee Zellweger says she never planned to be famous


March 13th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger has revealed that she never planned to become famous.The 'Bridget Jones's Diary' star started her career out small.Among her first roles included appearing ... Read more...

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Increase in dry eye suffering may be caused by drop in temperature


March 4th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a temperature less than 30 degrees Celsius on the eye and eyelid could be the cause for the onset or worsening of ... Read more...

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Treat yourself as well as you treat friends, family to be happier in life


March 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): A new research has explored the area of self-compassion amongst people - how kindly people view themselves.The research conducted by experts at the University of Texas at ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Acute anemia ups risk of silent strokes in kids


February 12th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that severely anemic kids, especially those with sickle cell disease, are at a higher risk of having silent strokes.One-quarter to one-third of children ... Read more...

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Campus employee in US arrested for filming female students in showers


February 11th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A former equipment manager at the University of Texas has been arrested and charged for filming women taking showers in the school's locker room.According to MyFoxAustin, Rene Zamora ... Read more...

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Men don’t mind girlfriends sleeping with other women


January 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Men are more than twice as likely to continue dating a girlfriend who has cheated on them with another woman than one who has cheated with another man, ... Read more...

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Men ‘more likely to continue dating girlfriends who cheat with women’


January 28th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new research by a psychologist from University of Texas at Austin has shown that men are more than twice as likely to continue dating a girlfriend who ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Successful women lose sexual bargaining power, say experts


January 21st, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Experts have said that while women are out-shining men in college and out-earning them at work, they are doing so at the cost of their sexual bargaining power.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Why people reject things that can make them safer


January 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study from University of Texas at Austin and Northwestern University School of Law explores why people refuse to use things that can make them safer."People rely ... Read more...

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Kidney’s role vital in managing blood pressure


January 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The kidneys play a vital role in maintaining blood pressure, says a new study.The organ is made up of roughly a million basic working units called nephrons, which ... Read more...

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Black hole big enough to swallow solar system


January 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) This black hole is large enough to swallow our entire solar system and weighs as much as 6.8 billion suns.The M87 black hole is the largest such phenomenon ... Read more...

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Scientists reboot brain to cure ringing in ears


January 13th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Scientists may have come up with a cure for tinnitus - persistent ringing in the ears.The technique, which 'reboots' the brain, has been successfully tested on rats. Clinical ... Read more...

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First romantic kiss more memorable than losing your virginity


January 10th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Be it behind the bike sheds or at the school disco, you are more likely to remember your first romantic kiss with your partner than even loosing your ... Read more...

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Special molecule helps plants ‘remember’ winter and bloom in spring


December 8th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Texas, Austin has discovered the role of a key molecule that plays in a plant's ability to remember winter, and therefore bloom in ... Read more...

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Sick kids have fewer friends: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Sick teens are more isolated than other kids, but they do not necessarily realize it and often think their friendships are stronger than they actually are, a new ... Read more...

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