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Benefits on exercise on brain unravelled


May 20th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Exercise is a real boon - clearing the mind, pumping in more blood and oxygen to the brain and doing much more, latest research suggests. David ... Read more...

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Brain networks explain why some teenagers smoke


April 30th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Scientists have been intrigued by why some teenagers start smoking or experimenting with drugs while others do not.In the largest imaging study of its kind, involving ... Read more...

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New predictive tool to find where the Gulf spill oil has disappeared


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new predictive model based on engineering design tools has been developed by engineers at Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University to predict the environmental fate and ... Read more...

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Designing tough robos? Let them grow as humans do


January 21st, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In a new study, a University of Vermont robotics expert explains that the process of building a robust robot should start right from being a baby, just as ... Read more...

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Friendless kids risk spiraling into depression by adolescence: Study


December 17th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kids with no friends can become social outcasts who risk spiraling into depression by adolescence.The study by researchers at Concordia University, Florida ... Read more...

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Whale poop ups productivity of ocean fisheries


October 13th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study from Harvard University and University of Vermont has revealed that whale faeces is rich in nutrients, and has a huge positive influence on the productivity ... Read more...

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Rat lungs renovated in lab using stem cells


June 25th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Scientists from Yale University have discovered a novel technique that uses stem cells to build better lungs.According to the researchers, 'reseeding' lungs with a patient's own stem cells ... Read more...

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Human symbolic behaviour much older than previously thought


April 25th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 25 (ANI): The discovery of ochre in a cave at the tip of Pinnacle Point in South Africa has offered key evidence that our ancestors engaged in symbolic behaviour much ... Read more...

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Tucker Murphy Of Bermuda Represents His Nation In 2010 Winter Olympics


February 13th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tucker Murphy, the cross country skier from Bermuda was the sole representative from his country to bear the flag on the opening ceremony of the Winter ... Read more...

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Watch less TV and burn more calories!


December 15th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 15 (ANI): Lessening the time spent in front on television can help burn calories, according to a new study.As per the background information of the study, an average adult watches ... Read more...

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Biodiversity loss will unshackle deadlier infections


December 4th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Extinction of plant and animal species is likely to unshackle deadlier and nastier infections, says new research. Habitat destruction and biodiversity loss, driven by deforestation, global transportation, encroaching cities, ... Read more...

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Now, a social networking tool for natural historians


November 10th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Researchers at London's Natural History Museum have created a social networking tool called 'Scratchpads' where natural historians can get together and share their data.Vincent Smith, Simon Rycroft, David ... Read more...

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Trees may facilitate wildfires to increase their own abundance


October 29th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have suggested that some trees may themselves contribute to the likelihood of wildfires in order to promote their own abundance at the expense ... Read more...

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Cognitive behaviour therapy more effective for SAD patients


October 17th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): An American psychologist has found that cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is better than light therapy at preventing recurrence of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a form of acute depression ... Read more...

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Now, a mechanism to measure happiness of bloggers


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Vermont have created a very basic remote-sensing hedonometer, which can measure a person's happiness by picking out words in his or her ... Read more...

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Internet shows way to to gauge collective happiness


July 25th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) What if you had a remote-sensing mechanism that could record how millions of people worldwide were feeling on any particular day? That is exactly what Peter Dodds, mathematician ... Read more...

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How to measure moods of millions of people on any particular day


July 25th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): A team of researchers in the U.S. have come up with a remote-sensing mechanism to record how millions of people around the world were feeling on any ... Read more...

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Does missing a cup of coffee give you a headache?


May 4th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Stopping daily caffeine consumption produces changes in cerebral blood flow velocity that are most likely related to caffeine withdrawal symptoms including headache, drowsiness and decreased alertness, according to ... Read more...

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Why ‘coffee withdrawal’ leads to pounding headache


May 2nd, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Suffering from pounding headache, fatigue just because you missed your morning coffee? Well, you're not the only one to experience such caffeine withdrawal symptoms. Now, scientists have tried ... Read more...

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New mouse model evokes cancer therapy hope


March 13th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new mouse model that allows them to replicate normal pigment cells at the earliest stages of conversion to malignant skin cancer in humans. After ... Read more...

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Aspirin reduces risk of colon polyps recurring


February 11th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Taking aspirin daily may cut one''s odds of developing the polyps that can lead to colorectal cancer, according to a new study.Multiple lines of evidence, including data ... Read more...

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Kitchen appliances could be emitting dangerous particulate matter


January 9th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Your kitchen appliances, running on natural gas, one of the cleanest fuels, could be emitting dangerous superfine particulate matter, according to a new study.Italian researchers measured particulate matter ... Read more...

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Particulate emission from natural gas may increase mortality risk


January 9th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Natural gas, which is considered the cleanest form of fuel, may not be as clean as it is believed, for a new study has shown that it ... Read more...

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Youngsters social problems add to anxiety and depression: Study


March 26th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 26 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Vermont and the University of Minnesota , has cited that social problems are more likely to contribute ... Read more...

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Aging makes people more liberal, not conservative


March 9th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 9 (ANI): A new research has debunked the long-held belief that people grow more conservative in their attitudes and political beliefs, as they age.The research is the first to ... Read more...

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Ruins discovered in southern Peru might be of ancient lost city


January 17th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered ruins in southern Peru that could be the ancient lost city of Paititi.According to a report in National Geographic News, details about the new discovery ... Read more...

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