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Colin Farrell not involved in London club brawl
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) A representative of Irish actor Colin Farrell has denied reports that he was embroiled in a brawl outside a London club.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 4:41:28 AM

EU ministers agree to ease air restrictions Tuesday
Brussels, April 20 (DPA) Flight restrictions in Europe are expected to ease starting at 1130 IST Tuesday, the European Union's Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas said in Brussels, signalling that an end is in sight for the travel misery gripping the continent.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 12:01:07 AM

Robotic aids help stroke patients regain limb movement
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Patients show modest yet meaningful gains in limb movements and an improved outlook on life years after suffering a stroke, says a major clinical study.

Monday, April 19, 2010 8:14:15 PM

New implant to ease seizures fits snugly into brain
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a brain implant that virtually melts into place, snugly fitting into the brain's surface.

Monday, April 19, 2010 4:14:57 PM

Vitamin, calcium likely to reduce breast cancer risk
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Vitamins and calcium supplements seem to reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to the latest findings.

Monday, April 19, 2010 3:40:37 PM

Lunar polar craters likely to be live with electricity
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Polar lunar craters may be live with hundreds of volts of electrical energy, potentially triggered by solar winds blowing over natural obstructions.

Monday, April 19, 2010 3:39:01 PM

Diet high in B-vitamins lowers heart risk
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Eating more foods containing the B-vitamins folate and B-6 lowers the risk of death from stroke and heart disease for women and may reduce the risk of heart failure in men, says a Japanese study.

Monday, April 19, 2010 3:20:13 PM

Hollywood lays out red carpet for much maligned 'chick flicks'
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) A lady director wins best director award at the Oscars and a female-driven movie wins two Academy Awards, signalling a huge shift in what the general public is watching and how Hollywood is viewing the much-maligned genre, the 'chick flick'.

Monday, April 19, 2010 2:17:37 PM

Parliamentary re-vote scheduled in two Sri Lankan districts
Colombo, April 19 (DPA) Sri Lanka is to rehold parliamentary elections Tuesday in two districts where irregularities marred polling on April 8 during the nationwide voting, officials said Monday.

Monday, April 19, 2010 2:17:21 PM

Molecular switch helps cell instantly recognise sex partner
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) A molecular switch, triggered by a signal, helps an organism instantly recognise a healthy and potential sex mate.

Monday, April 19, 2010 1:44:04 PM

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