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Last updated: Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:16:11 AM

Genetic links found to size of brain structures
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) In a significant finding, an international team of scientists has discovered five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 1:22:12 PM

Pete Wentz worrie kids will get bipolar disorder
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Rocker Pete Wentz is worried his children will inherit bipolar disorder.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 1:16:13 PM

Mike Tyson up for music career?
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, who has been announced as a featured artist in Madonna's new album, says he would love to try his luck in the music industry.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 1:16:12 PM

Mexican football star Cuauhtemoc Blanco enters politics
Mexico City, Jan 24 (IANS/EFE) Cuauhtemoc Blanco, one of Mexico's most popular professional football players, has filed papers to run for mayor of Cuernavaca, a city 30 minutes from the Mexican capital.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 12:58:03 PM

Obama asked to deal more forthrightly with Pakistan
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) As President Barack Obama heads to India Saturday to be the first American president to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day an influential US daily asked him to do deal more forthrightly with Pakistan.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 12:20:05 PM

People shun friends as they near their goal
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) In the effort to reach your goal you will come across a lot of friends but as you get closer to reaching your goal, you will find lesser number of people around you, a new study shows.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 12:10:04 PM

Cuba,US open new chapter in bilateral ties: Daily
Havana, Jan 24 (IANS) The first high-level talks between Cuba and the United States in nearly 40 years have "opened a new chapter" in their ties, the state-run Granma daily has said.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 12:00:05 PM

Diaper compound to help scientists see tissues clearly
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) A modified form of the super-absorbent chemical used in disposable diapers can expand brain structures to four and a half times their original size, a recent study shows.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 11:58:03 AM

Dutch club receives payment, Chinese takeover imminent
The Hague, Jan 24 (IANS) Chinese sports marketing company United Vansen has fulfilled all its financial obligations, clearing the path for its takeover of Dutch football club ADO Den Haag.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 11:50:04 AM

Obama, Modi to talk militant 'safe havens' in Pakistan
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) With US concerned about 'safe havens' in some area of Pakistan where extremists operate in virtual impunity, counterterrorism coordination would be a key topic of discussions between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:36:16 AM

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