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Re-heating cooking oil could be toxic for health


February 27th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 27 (IANS) Re-heating cooking medium such as sunflower oil could release toxic compounds, which could be linked with brain diseases and some types of cancer.Researchers from the University ... Read more...

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Toxic traffic metals pollute air


February 26th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 26 (IANS) Particles of toxic metals, generated by cars, may not only contaminate the air but also seep under the asphalt and harm the adjacent soil and plants, ... Read more...

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Divorce not problematic, but its poor handling is


January 18th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The poor handling of divorce by parents, rather than the act itself, causes additional behavioural problems for the kids, suggests a study."It is not divorce in ... Read more...

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Secure relationship leads to more satisfactory sex life


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) People who feel secure in their relationship with their partner have a more satisfactory sex life and are more able to be sensitive in the affection ... Read more...

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Adolescent students shouldn’t give up watching TV but learn how to use it


April 20th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Communication media especially television and Internet can have both positive and negative impacts on adolescent students, but it doesn't mean that they should stop using it. Instead they ... Read more...

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Resveratrol can reduce body fat: Study


March 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Resveratrol may be a useful tool for reducing body fat, according to a new study.For her thesis, Arrate Lasa, nutrition and obesity research team member at the University ... Read more...

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Genes linked to hereditary breast and ovary cancer identified


February 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A thesis from University of Malaga has identified two genes linked to hereditary breast and ovary cancer.Biologist Elena Beristain found that few of the mutations found in BRCA1 ... Read more...

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Good lifestyle habits should be taught even before 13 yrs of age


December 31st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Researchers at University of the Basque Country have said that parents should enforce good lifestyle habits even before children turn 13.Drinking, eating junk food and all other unhealthy ... Read more...

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Controlling adipose tissue key to tackling obesity: study


December 30th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): A thesis by biologist Aline Jelenkovic from University of the Basque Country found that apart from BMI, the amount of adipose tissue should also be considered in the ... Read more...

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New path for novel Alzheimer’s therapies found


May 21st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new Alzheimer's-related mechanism that could give rise to the development of new therapies against this disease.The novelty lies in a new mechanism through which ... Read more...

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Satellite navigation, mobile phone network can enhance trains’ safety


April 24th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Satellite navigation and mobile telephone network can be used to improve the safety of trains, a Spanish engineer has suggested.Jon Mikel Rubina puts forward alternative economical telematics for ... Read more...

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Negative family behind an aggressive child


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Children who are aggressive in nature usually come from conflictive families, a leading psychologist has reaffirmed.Psychologist Arantzazu Bellido confirmed the phenomenon for the Autonomous Community of the Basque ... Read more...

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Women tend to feel more guilt than men


January 26th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Although changing social and cultural mores seem to have whittled down a sense of guilt today, this emotion is 'significantly higher' among women than men, says a new ... Read more...

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Men feel “too little” guilt


January 26th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Women feel a lot of guilt, whereas males feel "too little", concludes a new study."Our initial hypothesis was that feelings of guilt are more intense among females, not ... Read more...

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Last duck-billed dinos lived in European continent before mass extinction


November 6th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): In a new research, Spanish scientists have determined that the hadrosaurs, the so-called 'duck-billed' dinosaurs, were the last of their kind to inhabit the European continent before disappearing ... Read more...

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Media tends to paint doomsday-like scenario when addressing environmental issues


July 9th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study has determined that the media tends to paint a doomsday-like scenario when addressing environmental issues.This study, undertaken by researchers from the University of the Basque ... Read more...

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Eating disorders can have dire effects on body, mind


March 18th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Eating disorders have dire consequences, physically, psychologically and socially, and there are disorders that are even more widespread in their effects. Much research has been undertaken in order ... Read more...

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Nano-hydrogels capable of detecting cancer cells developed


February 18th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Researchers from University of the Basque Country team have developed nano-hydrogel small particles that are capable of detecting cancer cells and release medication where required.The hydrogels are ... Read more...

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Why boys have greater psychological well-being than girls


February 4th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): A new study has revealed that physical fitness evokes a sense of psychological well-being, particularly among boys rather than girls, with much lower anxiety and depression levels ... Read more...

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Boys’ sense of fitness makes them psychologically better


February 4th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Physical fitness evokes a sense of psychological well-being, particularly among boys rather than girls, with much lower anxiety and depression levels or the risk of suffering from eating ... Read more...

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Dark phantom energy maybe causing accelerated expansion of the Universe


October 22nd, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A team of cosmologists from the University of the Basque Country has determined that the accelerated expansion of the Universe can be explained by dark phantom energy.To ... Read more...

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Diffusion caused Jupiter’’s ”Red Spot Junior” to turn from red to white


September 24th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, September 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that diffusion may have caused Jupiter''s ''Red Spot Junior'', a giant anticyclone on the planet, to suddenly turn from white to red ... Read more...

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Scientists manage to measure wind details of Venus


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, September 3 (ANI): A team led by scientists from University of the Basque Country in northern Spain has managed to measure wind details of the planet Venus.At a height of ... Read more...

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Language exists in the brain, says researcher


July 1st, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Scientists at the Faculty of Arts at the University of the Basque Country are analysing bilingual processing of language to find out how the brain acquires and ... Read more...

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The robot that can get around by itself, and make decisions


June 19th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) are working on a robot that can walk without help and makes decisions for itselfMembers of the Autonomous ... Read more...

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New materials may lead to cheaper and more efficient methanol fuel cells


May 6th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Scientists have devised new materials that enable the manufacture of cheaper and more efficient methanol fuel cells, which are an efficient and sustainable alternative to fossil fuels.Within ... Read more...

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Magnetic atoms of gold, silver and copper obtained by scientists


February 29th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): An international team led by Physics and Chemistry teams from the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of the Basque Country, US, has achieved, by means ... Read more...

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