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'Avatar' leaves audiences depressed for not being real!
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron's 3D science fiction epic 'Avatar' and its spectacular world may have been a little too real for some fans who say they have experienced depression after seeing the film because they long to enjoy the beauty of the alien world shown in the movie.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 10:35:36 PM

'Spider-Man 4' to hit screens 2012 with new cast, director
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (IANS) The fourth instalment in the highly awaited 'Spider-Man' franchise will release in 2012 without actor Tobey Maguire in the lead and filmmaker Sam Raimi behind the megaphone, a sthey have quit over reported script issues.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 9:46:26 PM

Swine flu vaccine may be available in India this year
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) The swine flu vaccine could become available for use in india this year with an American firm collaborating with an Indian biopharmaceutical company to facilitate the manufacture, clinical development and commercialisation of the vaccine in India.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 9:23:27 PM

Sticking to diets requires more than willpower
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) It needs more than willpower and dedication for dieting to have the desired results. A much more subtle aspect of the diets themselves -- their perceived complexity -- can also influence how pounds are shed, says a new research.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 3:13:23 PM

Osama sought high-tech weapons from Yugoslavia: report
Belgrade, Jan 12 (DPA) Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden tried to covertly buy weapons from former Yugoslavia in the 1980s, but was turned down, according to an investigation by the Belgrade daily Blic Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 2:44:28 PM

Obama considers levy on big banks
Washington, Jan 12 (DPA) US President Barack Obama is considering a tax on large banks bailed out with government money, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 2:31:38 PM

Bifocals may correct nearsightedness among kids
Toronto, Jan 12 (IANS) Bifocal glasses may be effective in slowing the onset of myopia or nearsightedness among children, according to a new study.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 2:29:52 PM

Determined Djokovic says ATP season needs a re-vamp
Melbourne, Jan 12 (DPA) Novak Djokovic will have tennis politics in the back of his mind when he begins as the showcase player at the AAMI Classic Wednesday in the absence of Roger Federer.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 2:29:37 PM

Weekends are magically uplifting for working people
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) 'Weekend effects' are magically uplifting for working people. They experience better moods, greater vitality and fewer aches and pains - from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, says the first mood-based study.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 2:25:55 PM

Does a college degree insure against memory problems?
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) If you lack a college degree, you're likely to be at a higher risk of developing memory problems.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 1:57:08 PM

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