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Last updated: Saturday, November 15, 2014 11:10:04 AM

Aggressive male chimps win over mates
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Male chimpanzees who adopt a long-term strategy of violently attacking females get to mate more and father more chimpanzees, shows a study.

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:50:05 PM

Mineiro beat Cruzeiro in Copa do Brasil final
Belo Horizonte, Nov 14 (IANS) Atletico Mineiro rode on goals by Luan and Datolo to take 2-0 lead over local rivals Cruzeiro after the first leg of the Copa do Brasil final at the Independencia stadium here.

Friday, November 14, 2014 11:34:04 AM

New Alzheimer's-related memory disorder found
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Alzheimer's disease now has a new cousin as an international team of researchers has determined criteria for a new neurological disorder called primary age-related tauopathy (PART).

Friday, November 14, 2014 11:20:08 AM

Walnuts can slow down prostate cancer growth
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Diets rich in whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth, says a study.

Friday, November 14, 2014 11:14:03 AM

Black hole producing mysterious particles: NASA
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be producing mysterious particles called neutrinos, say NASA scientists.

Friday, November 14, 2014 11:08:03 AM

Facebook launches user-friendly privacy policy
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) The social networking site has rolled out a clearer, user-friendly privacy policy - down to 2,700 words from more than 9,000 earlier.

Friday, November 14, 2014 10:46:21 AM

UN condemns bomb attacks in Tripoli
United Nations, Nov 14 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the bomb attacks against the embassies of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Tripoli, Libya.

Friday, November 14, 2014 10:42:17 AM

India-US agreement on food stockpiling welcomed
United Nations, Nov 14 (IANS) World Trade Organization (WTO) head Roberto Azevedo has welcomed the India-US deal on food stockpiling which clears the way for implementing the international trade agreements reached last year at the meeting of WTO ministers in Bali.

Friday, November 14, 2014 9:38:04 AM

Ronaldinho close to deal with LA Galaxy: Report
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 14 (IANS) Ronaldinho is close to signing a deal with US Major League Soccer outfit Los Angeles Galaxy, a media report said.

Friday, November 14, 2014 9:08:04 AM

UN organisations call for accountability for Chhattisgarh deaths
United Nations, Nov 14 (IANS) The UN Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have come out against "any forms of incentives" for adopting contraceptives and sought accountability for Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths.

Friday, November 14, 2014 8:44:09 AM

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