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Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers have now turned towards clay - a naturally occurring substance recognized since antiquity for its medicinal properties - to kill a range of pathogens.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from the SETI Institute, the Mars Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, and the space robotics company Honeybee Robotics, have successfully completed a first series of field tests aimed at investigating how humans will explore and work on near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) and eventually the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): To ensure paternity, male reed warblers aggressively try to chase off competitors and to keep potentially "double-dealing" females in line, a new study has found.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Most scientists agree that human activity is causing global climate change, according to an extensive analysis of the abstracts or summaries of scientific papers published over the past 20 years.
London, May 17 (ANI): Retirement has a harmful impact on mental and physical health, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Researchers at MIT have developed an injectable nanoparticles that may someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Researchers from Australia have found that women spend almost twice as much time on housework and childcare than men, even when they increase their time in paid employment.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): In a surprise discovery, Melbourne scientists have found that malaria parasites can 'talk' to each other.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Wednesday congratulated India for developing an indigenous rotavirus vaccine for prevention of diarrhoea.
London, May 15 (ANI): Fish oils could minimize the effects that junk food can have on the brain, a review by researchers at the University of Liverpool has shown.
Melbourne, May 15 (ANI): Employees who spend half of an eight-hour working day standing use 13 percent more energy than colleagues who are seated, a new study has found.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A study has confirmed that rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhoea, the second largest killer of children across the world, and vaccines to contain the virus can change the situation dramatically.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): The way an individual regulates their emotions, in bad times and in good, can influence whether - or how much -they suffer from anxiety, a new research has suggested.
Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (IANS) The number of new guns legally sold in Brazil shot up in the last eight years, growing from 5,161 in 2004 to a record 31,500 in 2012, a media report said.
London, May 12 (ANI): British scientists have claimed that they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase productivity by 30 percent.
New York, May 12 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has said that Costume Institute gala was 'un-fun' and 'too crowded' and she's never going again.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that patients with two forms of leukemia, who currently have no viable treatment options, may benefit from existing drugs developed for different types of cancer.
London, May 10 (ANI): Scientists have studied two dead stars, which they say are giving us a glimpse as to how our Solar System might look like a few billion years from now.
Milan, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The economic and financial reforms implemented to deal with the financial crisis must have the support of "the majority of the political parties" in Spain, Spanish Business Council for Competitiveness, or CEC, executive director Fernando Casado said.
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) West Bengal is planning to start a social security scheme for depositors and investors to ensure proper return of public money following the Saradha chit fund mess, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here Wednesday.
Madrid, May 7 (IANS) A Spanish court Tuesday suspended charges against Princess Cristina over her links to a corruption case involving her husband, reported Xinhua.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Thanks to NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, researchers are beginning to dissect an exotic class of exoplanets, called hot Jupiters, revealing raging winds and other aspects of their turbulent nature.
Abu Dhabi/Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) BSE Institute, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with IBMC Financial Professionals Group of the United Arab Emirates to offer knowledge and skills to professionals and investors, and support the growth of financial markets in that region.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Indian Law Institute has launched an innovative LL.M. - one year degree programme, with a better curriculum and innovative approach for research excellence, from the ensuing academic year 2013-2014.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): The Institute of Cost Accountants of India on Saturday said it wishes to extend full support to the government's efforts in arresting the incidence of corporates defrauding investors by inducing them with logically improbable returns on investment.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): When a massive star exhausts its fuel, it collapses under its own gravity and produces a black hole, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Most people are able to lose weight while dieting but once the diet is over, the pounds come back.
Johannesburg, May 3 (ANI): South African coach Gary Kirsten has said that continuity and flair were the key considerations which the selectors kept in mind while deciding the 15-man ODI squad for the ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales, starting on June 6.
London, May 3 (ANI): Senior scientists in the UK have accused researchers in China of "appalling irresponsibility" for deliberately creating new strains of influenza virus in a veterinary laboratory.
Cape Town, May 2 (IANS) Jean Paul Duminy returns to the South Africa squad for the ICC Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales next month while star all-rounder Jacques Kallis has made himself unavailable for the tour.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Those feeling uneasy wearing contact lenses can simply switch to a different lens/solution combination or use a lens care product to eliminate this persistent problem and provide "a maximally comfortable result, according to a new study.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A diet low in grains, beans and certain vegetables - combined with "anti-ageing" supplements - improves blood vessel function, a new study has found.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee attended the Golden Jubilee Ceremony of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) on Thursday at the IIFT auditorium here.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Dual parenting may be more beneficial than single parenting, a new study suggests.
London, May. 2 (ANI): Facebook has said it will delete videos of people being decapitated that are on its site following pressure from charities.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare Limited, a chain of private healthcare providers, Tuesday launched its flagship "next-generation" hospital, the Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in Gurgaon, an official said here Tuesday.
London, April 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has spent more time playing golf than in meetings that were organised for fixing the American economy, according to statistics revealed on April 30.
Tokyo, April 30 (ANI): India on Tuesday was elected to the governing council of the prestigious Statistical Institute of Asia Pacific (SIAP), one of the most active organs of the United Nations.
Madrid, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Spain's year-on-year inflation rate fell by one percentage point to 1.4 percent in April, compared to the previous month, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said in its preliminary consumer price index for the month.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Thanks to NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists have obtained the first close-up, visible-light views of a behemoth hurricane swirling around Saturn's north pole.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Using mice as a model organism, scientists from ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other.
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Biologists and physicists in the US have shown that cancer cells that separate or drift off from the tumor site are more dangerous than non-malignant cells, according to a study.
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): A new keyboard layout has been created that will make 'thumb-typing' faster on touch screen devices such as tablets and large smart phones.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the Pasteur Institute in France have been able to identify how alcohol might affect key brain proteins for the first time - thanks to a rare bacteria that grows only on rocks in the Swiss Alps.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Biogeochemists at the University of California, Riverside has provided a new view on the relationship between the earliest accumulation of oxygen in the atmosphere, arguably the most important biological event in Earth history, and its relationship to the sulfur cycle.
London, Apr. 24 (ANI): George W Bush's presidential library opening will be like a wedding without alcohol.
London, April 23 (ANI): A new type of immune cell in skin that plays a role in fighting off parasitic invaders such as ticks, mites, and worms, and could be linked to eczema and allergic skin diseases has been discovered.
Puebla (Mexico), April 23 (IANS/EFE) Mexican astronomy enthusiasts set a Guinness record over the weekend by simultaneously pointing 2,978 telescopes at the Moon from different parts of the country, organizers said.
London, April 22 (IANS) Scientists have found specific genes associated with a rare liver disease that could provide a valuable tool for therapy, says a study.
Melbourne, Apr. 22 (ANI): Smoking just a few cigarettes a day can double the chances of a woman to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, a research has shown.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who underwent surgery for sinusitis two days ago, has recovered successfully, a doctor said Sunday.
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Scientists have found that cells responsible for producing fat also play a role in muscle repair, says a study.
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Chimpanzees use a mixture of passionate gestures, vocalizations and even sign language to get their points across with each other and with humans, a new study has found.
Melbourne, Apr. 20 (ANI): Businesses lose 11.4 billion dollars every year due to employees taking coffee breaks, a new study has claimed.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered that muscle repair requires the action of two types of cells better known for causing inflammation and forming fat.
New Delhi, April 19 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was sucessfully operated upon today for sinuses by a team of ENT specialists at the Fortis Escorts Institute, New Delhi.
Havana, April 19 (IANS) Cuba and China are scheduled to sign a collaboration agreement to enhance the current ties in sports next Monday.
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) India needs more specialists and better networking among doctors, geneticists and test centres to combat lysosomal storage disease (LSD), a spectrum of rare genetic disorders that afflicts 1 in 4,000 children in India, childcare experts say.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): The factors that predict whether adults will stay together or part ways don't seem to apply to teenagers, new research suggests.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Genome sequencing of a historic fish has provided a wealth of information on the genetic changes that accompanied the adaptation from an aquatic environment to land.
Managua, April 18 (IANS/EFE) An environmental group is calling for a greater government presence in Nicaragua's Caribbean waters following the discovery of a boat with dozens of dead sharks aboard in Little Corn Island.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new study has highlighted the importance of zebrafish as a model organism for human disease research.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr Wednesday welcomed findings of a survey that indicates Indians see Australia as a good place to visit, live, work and study.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Gone are the days when earning money, buying a car or a flat were the sole aims of life -- young people in India these days want more out of life, and strive to balance personal life and work, often in that order of priority, a new study has found.
Sydney, Apr. 17 (ANI): Controversial Australian radio broadcaster Alan Jones is facing an online backlash after suggesting on national television that 'left-wing radical students' were behind the Boston Marathon bombings.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Removing the foreskin causes a significant shift in the bacterial community or microbiome of the penis, a new study has revealed.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India, which meets almost 80 percent of its energy requirements from overseas purchases, must improve efficiency to cut dependence on imports, US Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Tuesday.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study from researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology has found surprising evidence that suggests the need for a revamped approach to dengue vaccine design.
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have unravelled one of the major toxic mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease.
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Providing a level playing field by making primary education available to all classes will create a just society, a leading sociologist said here.
Havana, April 13 (IANS) Cuban Ana Leydis Arias will represent her country at the Pan American Triathlon Cup scheduled April 21 in Bridgetown aiming to accumulate points for a continental ranking.
New York, Apr 13 (ANI): Communicating with your partner through various social media channels like Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare, isn't likely doing your marriage any favors, a new study has found.
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): To help read information encoded in the gut lining, a new technique based on atomic force microscopy was developed at the Institute of Food Research.
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A protein long believed to have a minor role in type 2 diabetes is, in fact, a central player in the development of the condition, American researchers say.
Washington, April 12(ANI): A new study has identified the specific brain activity that makes new music rewarding and predicts the decision to purchase music.
New York, April 12 (IANS) The Nobel medal awarded to Francis Crick in 1962 for his discovery of DNA was sold here at an auction for more than $2 million.
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A potential new treatment for alcoholism called nalmefene has been found to be effective and safe for reducing alcohol consumption in alcohol dependent individuals.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) A week after the European Union (EU) implemented its new timber sourcing regulation, India Wednesday said its implementation should be based on the practicality of existing systems within the country so as to achieve the intended results.
Sydney, April 10 (IANS) Australian consumer confidence stumbled unexpectedly in April after strong gains in the past two months, a survey released Wednesday by the Westpac Banking Corp and Melbourne Institute found.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) How about using an ashtray in the shape of a squat toilet, a mini bean bag as a phone rest, or a tray which gives you Batman-shaped ice-cubes? Beat the monotony of everyday personal and professional life with such funky, quirky and kitschy products that can lift your mood at any time of the day.
London, April 9 (ANI): In the near future we may have a tent that blocks light on a dry and sunny day, and becomes transparent and water-repellent on a dim, rainy day.
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Social networks have served to mobilize volunteers during natural disasters, political campaigns, health emergencies, etc, but the strategy of using such sites for coordinating people in critical situations has high risk of failure, a study has said.
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Pregnant women living under sustained stresses are at an increased risk of miscarriage, a new study has revealed.
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Landing missions to celestial bodies in the solar system will form the backbone of Russia's space research programme in the coming decades, according to a Russian expert.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Heralding a new era of education, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will soon have a TV channel for its members as well as those studying accountancy, its chief said here Monday.
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Scientists of the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have shown that growth of white muscle due to exercise can help keep blood sugar level in check.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) India's chartered accountants will provide undertake capacity building and provide training in around 21 nations in Africa, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) announced here Monday.
London, April 8 (ANI): A long-held belief that whitening of skeletal muscle in diabetes is harmful has been busted.
London, April 8 (ANI): Using a number of cutting edge approaches, including optogenetics, researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute have shown that stress circuits in the brain are capable of self-tuning following a single stress.
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A genome wide study has identified four new genetic variants associated with severe childhood obesity.
New Delhi, April 7 (ANI): The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) earlier this week underwhich ICAI students will receive training in warehousing practices from CWC staff.
Washington, April 7 (ANI): UCLA researchers have developed a new brain-imaging tool to help identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don't yet show symptoms of dementia.
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Two groups of astronomers independently detected a yellow supergiant (YSG) star at a location closely matching that of the supernova SN 2011dh in the M51 galaxy through images obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) before the explosion.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Stressing on the need to "mitigate the emissions of greenhouse gases as part of the overall solution", renowned environmental scientist Rajendra K. Pachauri Saturday said management of enterprises across the globe will have to adapt to impact of climate change.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The medical community Saturday advocated prevention of injuries to avoid exorbitant health bills and loss of productive lives.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) India's premier management institute, the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) will get a new head Monday, said outgoing director Shekhar Chaudhuri here Saturday.
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Egypt's parliament is set to pass a law, which according to campaigners will severely restrict the activity of human rights groups and other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the country.
London, Apr. 6 (ANI): A group of researchers has built a prototype of an ultralight, inexpensive and robust flying drone that can be operated upon by one person and give a detailed 360-degree view of their surroundings.
Washington, Apr. 6 (ANI): American researchers are developing SimSensei, a Kinect-driven avatar system, which is capable of tracking and analyzing telltale signs of psychological distress.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): By screening a library of billion llama antibodies on live Ebola viruses in the Texas Biomedical Research Institute's highest biocontainment laboratory, scientists in San Antonio have identified a potential weakness in the make-up of these deadly agents that can immediately yield a sensitive test.