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Cash receipts, currency notes carry toxic hazards: Study
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Some currency notes and cash receipts, printed on thermal paper, carry higher levels of bisphenol-S (BPS), a substitute for bisphenol-A or BPA, both of which are toxic health hazards, says a new study.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 7:53:58 PM

Ancient gene planted in modern bug to track evolution
Washington, July 12 (IANS) US researchers have resurrected a 500-million-year-old gene from bacteria and inserted it into modern-day E. coli bug to see whether the evolutionary trajectory once taken will repeat itself or whether a life will adapt following a different path.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 7:53:48 PM

Palmeiras defeats Coritiba to win Copa do Brasil
Rio de Janeiro, July 12 (IANS) Luiz Felipe Scolari's Palmeiras won the Copa do Brasil with a 3-1 aggregate victory in the final over Coritiba.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 7:53:38 PM

Marcelo looks to end Brazil's Olympic football jinx
Rio de Janeiro, July 12 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Marcelo says the lessons learnt from Brazil's ill-fated Beijing Olympic football campaign could help break the team's gold medal hex.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 6:23:45 PM

Gigantic new turtle fossil discovered
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Paleontologists have discovered a gigantic new species of fossil turtle that lived 60 million years ago in what is now northwestern South America.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 4:22:34 PM

Free mobile app for skin cancer screening
Washington, July 12 (IANS) A free new app called UMSkinCheck, designed for iPhone and iPad, will screen skin cancers by reminding users to compare unusual growths on their skin with actual photos provided by the app.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 3:41:45 PM

Action heroes pay a price, says Stallone
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Sylvester Stallone says years of doing action films has injured his body as well as Arnold Schwarzenegger's, and adds that there is a limit to enduring physical pain.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 3:08:54 PM

Romney booed for claim to improve blacks' lot
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was met with a round of boos from a group of African-American voters when he made a bold claim that he would make things better for the community.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 2:55:14 PM

Taylor, Bieber working together again
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift and teen sensation Justin Bieber are working together on another record.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 2:49:24 PM

Wilkinson defends Jessica Simpson weight
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Former playboy model Kendra Wilkinson, who is a mother herself, thinks Jessica Simpson's first priority should be raising her child and not losing weight.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 2:28:04 PM

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