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Wipro joins Google’s cloud platform


August 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Technologies has joined global search engine Google's cloud platform as its services partner, an official said Monday."As every product or IT service ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google to cut 4,000 jobs at Motorola Mobility


August 14th, 2012 - 3:00 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Internet giant Google, Inc. on Monday said it plans to cut approximately 4,000 jobs at telecommunications company Motorola Mobility, which it acquired last year, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Mindfulness helps women deliver healthier babies


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) First-time pregnant women who heed their own emotional and physical changes, tend to give birth to healthier babies than others who don't, according to a latest ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Grief can literally break your heart


December 1st, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 1 (IANS) The loss of a loved one can really break your heart, scientists have warned. Anastasia Susie Mihailidou, from the University of Sydney Medical School, says when ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gelatin from humans could spice up desserts, candies


July 14th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 14 (IANS) Gelatin derived from human beings could now spice up desserts and candies, replacing those of animal origin.Derived from the bones and skin of cows and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How quickly you learn those dance moves may be in your genes


March 4th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Do you find it easy to pick up a dance move or are you the kind with two left feet? Either way, you have your genes to thank ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New study suggests earliest humans were not very different from us


February 15th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A study from Stony Brook University has suggested that earliest humans were not very different from us.Archaeologist John Shea believes that experts have been focusing on the wrong ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study shows reduced Vitamin D absorption in Crohn’s disease patients


January 19th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Boston University researchers have shown that reduced vitamin D absorption in patients with quiescent Crohn's disease (CD) may be the cause for their increased risk for vitamin D ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walking speed ‘predicts longevity’


January 5th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Walking speed is associated with survival among older adults, according to a new study.Stephanie Studenski of the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues conducted a study to assess the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study that could help you grow a better green roof garden


December 30th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Researchers from the Department of Horticulture at The Pennsylvania State University have evaluated the influence of substrate type and depth on establishment of five common green roof plants.Plants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Small brain area decides how we see the world


December 7th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A small part of our brain actually decides how we view the world, says a new study.The primary visual cortex, the area at the back responsible for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How we see the world around us depends on our brain’s architecture


December 6th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): It's a known idea that each of us perceives the world around us in a unique manner, and now a new study explains that this difference in perception ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technology simplifies embryonic stem cell culturing


November 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have unveiled an inexpensive system that simplifies culturing human embryonic stem cells."It's a technology that anyone can use. It's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is facial attractiveness all down to looks?


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 2 (ANI): A researcher in England says physical attractiveness might be determined by the way people move their faces and alter their voices instead of by the way they look.Ed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s launches its first South Pole expedition


November 1st, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) India Monday launched its first expedition to the South Pole to study the changes in climate patterns that have taken place in the Antarctica over the last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India launches its first South Pole expedition Monday


October 31st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India will Monday send its first expedition to the South Pole to study the changes in climate patterns that have taken place in Antarctica over the last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India’s South Pole expedition to study climate change


October 29th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India will send an expedition to the South Pole to study changes in climate patterns that have taken place in Antarctica in the last thousands of years, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Enzyme in saliva influenceshow we sense food texture


October 14th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that individuals' perception of starch texture is shaped by variability in the activity of an oral enzyme known as salivary amylase."Differences in starch ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sea level monitoring ‘best way to predict impacts of climate change’


October 10th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): An Australian leading ocean scientist has said that more thorough sea level monitoring is needed to protect one trillion dollars (0.98 trillion U.S. dollars) worth of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How our brains ‘light up’ when we navigate


September 30th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 30 (ANI): A new Australian research has found that specialised neurons in the brain 'fire' corresponding to the direction that a person is moving.Dr Oliver Baumann of the Queensland Brain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consistent brain activity allow people remember faces, words effectively


September 13th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people would remember specific information such as faces or words better if the pattern of brain activity remains consistent every time the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dance moves that attract women


September 9th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The secret on how to impress women on the dance floor has now been revealed. A study has found out that men who move their necks and torsos ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Flamboyant movements on dance floor entice women


September 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Flamboyant body movements may paint you as a show-off on the dance floor but it will also attract the opposite sex. Researchers have concluded that men who show ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Incoming stimuli behind neuronal diversity


August 30th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that it's not the size or shape that but the way neuron responds to incoming stimuli that sets one neuron apart from another.Carnegie ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Baby’s nappy reveals mum’s smoking habits


August 27th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists have found that the first stools that a baby passes after being born can actually be used to determine how much their mother smoked, or if she ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming evidences ‘unmistakable’


July 29th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Evidences of global warming are unmistakable, according to a new report on climate change which presents a list of indicators including melting glaciers and rising sea level. The report ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Seeking medical advice online can lead you astray


July 20th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): If you are among those who look for medical symptoms online for every problem, then beware, for at least 20 percent of the time your search will lead ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Violent Magnetic Storms Discovered In Mercury


July 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research undertaken by scientists of NASA points out that Mercury is subjected to magnetic disturbances that are far more prominent than what is experienced ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Isolation of Great Barrier Reef could lead to extinction of marine life


July 7th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Isolation of Australia's Great Barrier Reef could increase risk of local extinction of marine life, say experts."Isolated reefs receive relatively fewer `immigrant' fish from adjacent reefs. If there ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People living in disease-rife countries have lower IQs: Study


June 30th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Scientists claim that people living in countries infested by diseases have lower IQs.When the body fights infections, energy from the brain is diverted towards this fight, thus curbing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, teeth of dead bodies can reveal their identity


June 30th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A person's dental patterns could be as reliable an identity proof for dead bodies as DNA, according to researchers from the University of Granada.Forensic police uses DNA testing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Visual system that interprets sign languages developed


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Over 100,000 people with hearing impairments use Spanish sign language, which is made up of hundreds of signs. Now, scientists have selected over twenty of these signs to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fathers experience prenatal, postpartum depression too


May 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A an analysis of previous research has revealed that about 10 percent of fathers experience prenatal or postpartum depression, with rates being highest in the 3 to 6 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Voice analysis could enable early detection of Parkinson’s disease


April 20th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Haifa have developed a new technique that could help in the early detection of Parkinson's disease.Developed by Prof. Shimon Sapir, the technique involves ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Variability, high blood pressure increase stroke risk


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Recent studies have shown that it is variability in patients' blood pressure that predicts the risk of a stroke most powerfully and not a high average or usual ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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