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Why optimists usually win


June 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Thinking positively about something really might make it happen, experts say.Simply anticipating something good can gear up hidden circuits in the brain to drive you towards ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers transmit record 186 GB data per second


December 14th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Researchers have successfully transmitted 186 gigabits of data per second (GBps), accomplishing a new world record and helping usher in the next generation of high-speed network ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now become a licensed immigration adviser in New Zealand


April 9th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), April 9 (IANS) People in New Zealand can now choose to become a licensed immigration adviser as the authorities are considering a requisite qualification for the post.Immigration ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prof uses Batman to put some zing into physiology class


March 9th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): One might ask what's a good way to make physiology class more interesting - the answer is Batman - at least for one professor.University of Victoria, Victoria, British ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

7000-yr-old remains of Siberian dog show ‘canine lived with humans’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Experts have found 7000-year-old remains of a Husky-like dog in Siberia that suggest that people saw it as a thinking, social being.They believe it probably lived and died ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change to precipitate Antarctic ice sheet collapse


January 10th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 10 (IANS) Rising carbon dioxide levels will precipitate the collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet by the year 3000, causing sea levels to rise by four metres. The study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Groundbreaking research opens door to new HIV treatments


December 11th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new University of Victoria study has significantly advanced the understanding of HIV and how to treat it.Stephanie Willerth and her team studied approximately 15,000 different versions of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Planet Neptune didn’t knock out Cold Classical Kuiper Belt


October 6th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Challenging popular theory about how part of our solar system formed, a University of Victoria PhD student has found evidence that the planet Neptune can't have knocked a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A fish that ‘walks’ in water


August 27th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) The angler fish, which is mostly found in the ocean depths, appears to saunter along on four legs on the ocean floor, new pictures have revealed. But the angler ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IIT undergrads impress Canadian varsities


July 21st, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, July 21 (IANS) Over a hundred Indian undergraduate students, who are in Canada on summer internships with various universities, have impressed their hosts with their research and innovative skills.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India beat Canada in second hockey test


October 12th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Victoria, Oct 12 (IANS) India overcame a stiff challenge from Canada to win their second hockey test 4-3 before a packed stadium at University of Victoria here. India thus lead the seven match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India beat Canada in hockey series opener


October 10th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Victoria (Canada), Oct 10 (IANS) India defeated Canada 2-0 in the first of the seven match hockey series at the University of Victoria ground here Friday. Tushar Khandekar (27th) and Sandeep Singh (66th) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fish fear divers and snorkelers who try to count them for census


July 21st, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new research by scientists from the University of Victoria has shown that fish avoid the divers and snorkelers who try to count them, and that is why ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Depressed first graders more prone to bullying later on


May 15th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new study has shown that children who are depressed, anxious and aggressive in first grade are more likely to become a victim of bullies by third grade.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists find undersea volcano has grown a massive cone


May 6th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Marine scientists, on an expedition to an erupting undersea volcano near the Island of Guam, have discovered that it appears to be continuously active, has grown a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alien worlds with life may snap, crackle and pop


March 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that alien worlds which are friendly to life could snap, crackle and pop, in the form of radio signals crackling ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers develop tool to bury racial bias, forge understanding


January 21st, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) One way of reducing racial bias could be to help people differentiate between faces of individuals of a different race, according to the latest study.Brown University and ... Read more...

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Teaching people to distinguish between faces of individuals of different races may help reduce racia


January 21st, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 21 (ANI): A group of researchers from Brown University and University of Victoria says that the simplest way to reduce racial bias may be to teach people to distinguish ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How we differentiate C from G


November 26th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): New fonts of alphabets that can improve and speed up letter recognition among both normal readers and individuals with dyslexia may soon be made, thanks to University ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists call for ranking system for proposals to save the world


October 27th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Scientists has called for a ranking system for proposals to repair the damage done to Earths climate.When it comes to repairing damage done to the Earths climate, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World first know dog ate horse, musk ox, and reindeer 31,700 years ago


October 18th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 18 (ANI): The worlds first known dog was a large, toothy canine that subsisted on a diet of horse, musk ox and reindeer 31,700 years ago, according to a ... Read more...

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Wolves prefer eating salmon than deer


September 2nd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 2 (ANI): A new research has suggested that wolves actually prefer fishing to hunting, by showing that when salmon is available, wolves will reduce deer hunting activity and instead ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Problem of age: elderly forget dying wishes


May 4th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) What the elderly want in terms of end-of-life treatment may significantly vary from instructions left in their wills. This is thanks to false memories, says a new study. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asia-Pacific tourism forecast to soar


March 20th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, March 20 (DPA) Tourism in the Asia-Pacific region is forecast to soar with nearly 500 million visitors arriving by 2010, generating $4.6 trillion, an industry report said Thursday. The Pacific Asia ... Read more...

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Drinking at parties makes students more aggressive, especially women


March 5th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 5 (ANI): Alcohol is considered to be a major cause of many university students experiencing violence. Now a study has reinstated this fact by saying that drinking at a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Near-zero carbon emissions might stabilize Earths climate (Re-Issue)


February 17th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study by scientists has determined that in order to stabilize our planets climate, the level of carbon dioxide emissions has to be brought down to near ... Read more...

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Near-zero carbon emissions might stabilize Earths climate


February 16th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study by scientists has determined that in order to stabilize our planets climate, the level of carbon dioxide emissions has to be brought down to near ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heroin therapy may be effective and feasible treatment for addicts


January 11th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 11(ANI): Heroin assisted treatment can be feasible and effective for addicts, say experts.Various experts have been extensively debating whether heroin should be prescribed to addicts who are difficult to treat.Jurgen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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