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Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:50:09 PM

Indian-origin researcher's model to empower women in IT
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Under-representation of skills had forced women working in the IT sector to flee the profession but a 12-year-old model by an Indian-origin researcher can help stem the gender bias, a significant study says.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:54:03 PM

Jennifer Aniston looking for directorial debut
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is on the hunt for a perfect feature film to make her directorial debut.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:30:05 PM

Gene decides alcohol addiction risk
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) What has alcohol addiction got to do with genes? A lot, researchers say.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:16:11 PM

Making Dracula look human was challenging for Evans
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Luke Evans says that the greatest challenge for him while working on "Dracula Untold" was to show his character Vlad Dracula in a good light.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:16:10 PM

Software deciphers human behaviour on Twitter
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Researchers have developed a software that deciphers trends on social media by analysing event-based tweets and measures the context of tweets rather than just the quantity.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:38:03 PM

'Good' cholesterol can help treat pulmonary hypertension
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) For those suffering from pulmonary hypertension, a serious lung disease that narrows the small blood vessels in the lungs, here's some good news. A new study demonstrates that protein in "good" cholesterol may treat the affliction.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:28:03 PM

App that can detect jaundice in newborns in a jiffy
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A team of US engineers including an Indian-origin researcher has developed a smartphone app that checks for jaundice in newborns and can deliver results to parents and pediatricians within minutes.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:16:07 PM

The wave-like nature of skill learning
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Know why learning a new skill is easy for some while difficult for others? It depends on a fundamental constraint hidden in the brain.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:44:06 AM

Brazilian striker Romarinho nears Shakhtar move
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 28 (IANS) Brazil's Corinthians are reportedly poised to sell forward Romarinho to Ukranian club Shakhtar Donetsk for seven million euros.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:32:18 AM

'Identity Card' - Kashmir, raw and real (IANS Movie Review, Rating - ****)
Film: "Identity Card"; Cast: Tia Bajpai, Prashaant Kumar, Furqan Merchant, Vipin Sharma, Brijendra Kala, Saurabh Shukla, Shoib Kazmi and Raghuvir Yadav; Director: Rahat Kazmi; Rating: ****

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:20:06 AM

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