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Plane attack angers Detroit Islamic leader
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A local Islamic leader in Detroit has said he was disturbed by the attack in a plane about to land there. He called for Muslims to work with law enforcement agencies to fight terrorism.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 1:54:41 PM

Nanoparticles can heal abscesses
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Researchers are relying on nanoparticles to heal skin abscesses caused by strains of bacteria that resist other medicines.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 1:33:12 PM

Time to beef up air security: US expert
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) While it is unclear how a man smuggled a small explosive device aboard a Northwest Airlines plane and set it off, an airline security expert said Saturday the incident should prompt a swift re-evaluation of passenger screening at airports throughout the world.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 1:03:38 PM

Nigerian suspect in US plane explosion may be charged Saturday
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) The Nigerian man who allegedly set off a small explosion on board a Northwest Airlines flight near Detroit could face charges later Saturday, according to an official familiar with the case.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 12:52:23 PM

Miley Cyrus invites friends to London holiday
Los Angeles, Dec 26 (IANS) Teenage sensation Miley Cyrus is all set to take a group of family and friends to spend New Year with her in London.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 12:41:24 PM

Passenger 'heard a pop and saw smoke and fire'
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A man who witnessed the attempted destruction of a Northwest Airlines flight to Detroit -- by a Nigerian man claiming to be affiliated Al Qaeda -- said he was proud of how passengers reacted.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 12:32:05 PM

Key protein can help regulate blood pressure
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough that can help prevent hypertension, a new study has found that a protein aids nerve sensors in blood vessels to keep blood pressure (BP) under control.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 11:04:49 AM

Headley hid Pakistani origin from Indian consulate in Chicago
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) American-Pakistani terror suspect David Headley's visa application did not ring any alarm bells in the Indian consulate in Chicago as he did not disclose his Pakistani origin, according to reliable information.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 10:25:20 AM

Nigerian sets off explosive device on plane; White House calls it terror attempt
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A Nigerian passenger, claiming to be linked to Al Qaeda, allegedly ignited a small explosive device on an international flight bound for the United States shortly before landing in what the White House called an attempted terrorist attack.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 10:01:57 AM

Vitamin C slows ageing
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Touted as a remedy for common cold, Vitamin C has also shown promise in slowing down the ageing process. A study has shown that it facilitates output of embryonic-like stem cells from adult cells.

Saturday, December 26, 2009 9:11:36 AM

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