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Last updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:26:08 PM

Flatworms could reduce use of rats in lab tests
New York, June 30 (IANS) Tiny aquatic flatworms known as freshwater planarians could limit the use of rats and mice in labs that test chemicals for neurological toxicity, a research has found.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:46:17 AM

Office naps boost productivity, kill frustration
New York, June 30 (IANS) Employees must be allowed to take short naps during office hours as this will boost productivity and generate more revenue for the company, a study says.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:34:04 AM

Make in Maharashtra, Fadnavis tells US businesses
New York, June 30 (IANS) Joining a stream of investment-seeking Indian leaders to the US, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told business leaders here that when they Make it in India it should be in his state and pitched its competitive edge.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:32:19 AM

Bobby Jindal to comply with same-sex marriage ruling
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal is still not reconciled with the US Supreme Court's ruling to recognize same-sex marriage, but for now his state agencies will comply with its decree.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:32:18 AM

It's empowering: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley on posing nude
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley says she finds it "empowering" when she strips for the cameras and poses nude.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:24:04 AM

India, US discuss cooperation on trade to terrorism
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar had a series of interactions with interlocutors in the US government on issues ranging from ease of doing business to cooperation on terrorism and climate change.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:06:17 AM

Potential treatment to cure MERS identified
New York, June 30 (IANS) In a first, researchers have discovered therapeutics that have successfully protected and treated mice infected with the virus that causes the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:54:04 AM

Smart plan to send humans to Mars
New York, June 30 (IANS) A step-wise approach can send humans to Mars in a much efficient and cheap way, scientists say.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:42:16 AM

US encouraged by Narendra Modi's pro-business reforms
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Expressing support for "pro-business reforms" undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his commitment to fighting corruption, the US has said it encouraged all governments, including India, to address the issue of corruption.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:08:03 AM

Valencia abort deal for Brazilian defender
Rio de Janeiro, June 30 (IANS) Valencia have aborted a move to sign Brazilian centre-back Rodrigo Caio, the Spanish club said.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 9:56:15 AM

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