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Industrial effluents boost Nile delta fish population
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Many of the world's fisheries may be struggling to survive, but the coastal one off the Nile Delta has expanded phenomenally since the eighties.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:21:42 AM

Researchers grow new spine discs for bad backs
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Researchers are growing new spine discs for those who suffer from severe degenerative disc disease.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:06:10 AM

Scientists discover new anti-cancer cellular mechanism
Toronto, Jan 20 (IANS) Scientists have identified a basic mechanism controlling cellular activity of the type that kills cancer cells and cells infected by hepatitis and herpes viruses. This discovery could impact the treatment of cancers and infectious diseases.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:04:29 AM

Experts recommend universal infant hepatitis B immunisation
Toronto, Jan 20 (IANS) Medical experts have recommended that all countries should offer infant immunisation for hepatitis-B.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:00:20 AM

New imaging tool helps scientists 'see' cell molecules more clearly
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A powerful new tool can image single molecules in a cell, with much greater clarity and speed, compared to existing methods.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 10:56:25 AM

Mild brain stimulation enhances motor skill learning
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A mild electrical stimulation of a specific brain area help people learn and perform a complex motor task better than those in control groups, a new study has found.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 10:54:17 AM

BlackBerry bid for hostile takeover stopped
Toronto, Jan 20 (IANS) A Canadian court has stopped BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) from making a hostile bid for takeover of its security technology supplier Certicom Corp.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 10:47:58 AM

Schedule of events for Obama's inauguration
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Here is the schedule of events for Barack Obama's inauguration as 44th president of the US Tuesday:

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 10:46:54 AM

'Tom Cruise wants to promote 'Valkyrie' in India'
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Bryan Singer, who is currently on a promotional tour across Asia and Europe with superstar Tom Cruise for his Nazi thriller 'Valkyrie', has revealed that the actor is keen on visiting India to promote the film.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 10:19:41 AM

A feast in the name of Lincoln, grander than what was on his plate
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) After his oath-taking ceremony Tuesday, Barack Obama joins a Congressional luncheon with a menu drawn on historic ties to the presidency of the iconic Abraham Lincoln.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 9:37:30 AM

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