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Internet more comprehensive in tracking epidemics
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Monitoring the Internet may prove to be a better way for hospital authorities to prepare for epidemics, compared to waiting for outdated official reports.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 6:24:43 PM

A quick-fix found for mobile phone cracks, scratches
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Mobile phones, iPads and iPhones often suffer cracks or scratches that are too small to detect, causing malfunction. Researchers have now come up with a new quick-fix method to take care of these.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 5:03:31 PM

Nanosensors can free science from animal experiments
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Scientists still continue with animal experiments and vivisection, described as barbaric, but now German researchers have found an alternative - in nanosensors - that could reduce the number of animal experiments.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 4:33:13 PM

Adriano ordered to take extra training to reshape
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 11 (IANS) As planned by Corinthians'' head coach Tite, striker Adriano was singled out in order to participate in extra physical conditioning exercises in the club''s training session.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 4:23:22 PM

1,500 Venezuelan women sue breast implant firm
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Over 1,500 women from Venezuela who had breast implants made by a now bankrupt French company are taking legal action to secure money for replacement surgery, CNN reported.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 3:36:31 PM

Upsetting bio-clocks causes brain degeneration, early death
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Upsetting circadian rhythms, the bio-clocks found in animals and humans, can cause brain degeneration, loss of motor function and premature death.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 2:46:52 PM

Former US soldier held for trying to join terror outfit
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) A former US Army soldier has been arrested and charged with attempting to travel to Somalia to join terrorist group Al Shabaab.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 2:12:41 PM

Young women often fail to spot weight gain
Texas, Jan 11 (IANS) Young women fail to recognize weight gain which may be as much as 5 kg, putting them at risk for cardiovascular disease and other obesity-related conditions.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 2:04:51 PM

Thieves slide out ATM on watermelon rinds!
Bogota, Jan 11 (IANS/EFE) A gang of thieves entered a store in Colombia''s Barranquilla city and, after subduing a security guard, used watermelon rinds to slide an ATM machine out of the door, police said.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 12:51:40 PM

US condemns Iran''s decision to start uranium enrichment
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has condemned the Iranian government''s decision to begin uranium enrichment operations at a facility in the country''s north.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 10:13:04 AM

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