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Magnet technology for accurate malaria diagnosis
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) In what could offer to be a more reliable way to detect malaria, researchers have devised a magnetic resonance imaging-like (MRI) technique that can do away with potential human error possible in conventional malaria diagnosis.

Monday, September 01, 2014 3:26:24 PM

Beware! A dead snake may also bite
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Snakes can be dangerous even after they are dead as they retain reflexes hours after death.

Monday, September 01, 2014 3:20:04 PM

NASA's Mars rover, Moon probe get new lease of life
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Two prestigious NASA probes on the verge of closure - the Mars Opportunity rover and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) - have been given a new lease of life.

Monday, September 01, 2014 3:10:04 PM

OPEC daily basket closes tad higher
Vienna, Sep 1 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stood at $99.99 a barrel Friday, compared to $99.97 last Thursday, according to the OPEC Secretariat.

Monday, September 01, 2014 3:06:22 PM

Ashlee Simpson marries Evan Ross
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Ashlee Simpson has exchanged wedding vows with actor Evan Ross.

Monday, September 01, 2014 1:46:12 PM

Peng Shuai reaches US Open quarters for first time
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) World No.39 Peng Shuai of China defeated Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open quarter-finals, marking her first women's singles final eight appearance in a Grand Slam tournament.

Monday, September 01, 2014 12:24:03 PM

Chanderpaul, Jeffers amongst runs in warm-up against Bangladesh
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul warmed up for next week's first Test with a fluent, unbeaten half-century but Shane Jeffers took centrestage with a stunning century, on the second day of the three-day tour match against Bangladesh here.

Monday, September 01, 2014 12:22:06 PM

Jennifer Lawrence's nude photos leaked online
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence's nude photographs are being circulated on the internet space after her phone was reportedly hacked.

Monday, September 01, 2014 12:18:03 PM

Robinho recalled to Brazil squad
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 1 (IANS) Brazil coach Dunga has handed an international recall to former Real Madrid striker Robinho for football friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador.

Monday, September 01, 2014 12:02:04 PM

PSV continue perfect start with fourth victory
The Hague, Sep 1 (IANS) PSV Eindhoven were the only team to maintain their perfect start of the Dutch Eredivisie football season by beating Vitesse 2-0.

Monday, September 01, 2014 11:56:20 AM

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