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Obama is the biggest rock star: Jennifer Lopez
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Singer-turned-actress Jennifer Lopez, who was swept away by the charismatic presence of Barack Obama at the inaugural gala here, feels that he is the biggest rock star right now.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 2:07:19 PM

US Muslims: Obama's use of Hussein in oath sends message
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) Muslim Americans view Barack Obama's intention to use his middle name - Hussein - during the reciting of the oath of office as a sign that he's heeded their call for greater inclusion.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 1:55:04 PM

Paraglider survives 11 hours hanging from high-voltage cables
Bogota, Jan 20 (DPA) A Colombian paraglider was rescued alive and well, after hanging from high-voltage cables for 11 hours in the northwestern province of Antioquia.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 1:41:04 PM

Mother's diet, not obesity, makes for 'weighty' children
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Offsprings of both lean and obese primate mothers being fed a high-fat diet showed an increased risk of developing non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:56:30 AM

Hope for women who suffer infertility, pelvic pain during sex
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) There is some hope for women who suffer from endometriosis, infertility and pelvic pain during sex, a chronic disease that affects five to 10 million women in the US.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:26:23 AM

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

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