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let’s fight against pneumococcal disease: follow Farah Khan

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Farah Khan is the face in fight against pneumococcal disease

Delhi school shuts down class on swine flu scare

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

NEW DELHI - A well known public school in the national capital has shut down a section of its class ninth for a week after a student tested positive for the influenza A(H1N1), said school management Thursday.

Brain emotion circuit activates in teen girls when they size up peers

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON - Studying as to what happens in teenagers’ brains while they size each other up, a team of American researchers have found that an emotion circuit activates more in girls as they grow older, but not in boys.

‘Artificial brain’ may help solve cosmology, astronomy, mathematics and engineering problems

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

MELBOURNE - University of Durham cosmologists have come up with a novel technique, based on how brain neurons behave, which can dramatically speed up computer simulations of the universe.

Google shuts an office in India for 2 days after a worker tests positive for swine flu

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Google shuts office in India over swine flu fears

Babies of older mums have higher cancer risk

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

WASHINGTON - A baby born to an older mother may have a slightly higher risk for many of the cancers that occur during childhood, according to a new study.

Secrect of brain power unfolded, it can reware within seconds

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Our brains may be more flexible than previously thought

Lower IQ ‘a risk factor for heart disease’

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

WASHINGTON - A new study, conducted by researchers in the UK, has shown that having a lower than average IQ is in itself a risk factor for heart disease.

Why do oral contraceptives fail obese women?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

WASHINGTON - An Indian American researcher has identified a potential bio-mechanism that could explain why oral contraceptives seem to fail in preventing pregnancy among obese women.

new technique help Immature egg cells grown to maturity

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

WASHINGTON - For the first time, scientists have used a new technique to grow immature human egg cells into nearly mature egg in laboratory-an accomplishment that could prove beneficial to cancer patients who have lost their ability to reproduce.


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