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Last updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014 3:56:28 PM

Novel X-ray method for better screening at airports
New York, April 20 (IANS) In a bad news for smugglers and terrorists, scientists have developed a method of using X-rays that can specifically highlight hazardous materials.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 2:00:04 PM

Want to de-stress? Sex can help you
New York, April 20 (IANS) What can be the best way to defuse a fight or a conflict? Sex. Yes, you read it right.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 1:28:03 PM

Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders
Washington, April 20 (IANS) In a significant discovery, scientists have found why modern humans develop brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but our ancestor Neanderthals did not.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 1:22:11 PM

Modi is the flavour of Indian election coverage in US
Washington, April 20 (IANS) As American media reports on the sounds, colours and smells of India's crucial parliamentary election, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is the flavour of the season.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:04:03 PM

Paul Walker was wary of stardom?
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Late actor Paul Walker, who passed away last year in a car accident, was wary of stardom as he felt "it ruins you".

Sunday, April 20, 2014 11:32:18 AM

US sees dramatic surge in graduate applications from India
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Applications from prospective Indian students to US graduate schools surged dramatically while those from China slowed down a bit in 2013, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS).

Sunday, April 20, 2014 11:04:03 AM

Hate crime charge against Sikh professor's attacker in US
New York, April 20 (IANS) New York police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with an attack on a Sikh professor last September and charged him with a hate crime.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 10:36:16 AM

Andre Johnson high on drugs during suicide attempt?
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Rapper Andre Johnson was reportedly under the influence of drugs before he allegedly attempted suicide.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 8:02:06 AM

Ryan Seacrest to quit 'American Idol'?
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Anchor-producer Ryan Seacrest is reportedly planning to quit "American Idol" to focus on his career as a producer.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 7:16:19 AM

Boston ready for 2014 marathon amid tightened security
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Over the long, cold winter, Boston has been ready to stage a marathon race this year that will be one of the biggest and safest, sources with the organiser - Boston Athletic Association (BAA) - said Saturday.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 6:50:04 AM

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