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A few pegs can produce sense of euphoria
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Drinking alcohol releases endorphins in areas of the brain that produce feelings of euphoria.

Monday, January 16, 2012 2:53:42 PM

Stem cell implants can heal traumatic brain injury
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Implanted stem cells have substantially improved cerebral function in animals with brain trauma, but how they did it has remained a mystery. Now an important part of this puzzle has been pieced together by researchers.

Monday, January 16, 2012 2:53:23 PM

Corinthians, Flamengo draw 2-2 in pre-season match
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 16 (IANS) In a highly anticipated Brazilian Football League pre-season friendly, Corinthians and Flamengo battled to an exciting 2-2 draw in Parana.

Monday, January 16, 2012 1:34:20 PM

''The Artist'' bags maximum Golden Globe gongs (Roundup)
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) After leading the nomination pack for the 69th Golden Globe awards, "The Artist" emerged as the big winner at the extravaganza by winning three trophies. "The Descendants" followed close behind, with George Clooney taking the best actor gong for the movie.

Monday, January 16, 2012 1:03:59 PM

Soil bugs quit sea for land later than speculated
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Soil bacteria azospirillum quit the sea for land much later than speculated by scientists.

Monday, January 16, 2012 12:50:53 PM

Brain re-routes traffic for maximum alertness
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The brain re-routes traffic within itself to maximise alertness and make the best of our knowledge of situations.

Monday, January 16, 2012 12:22:13 PM

Angelina Jolie to be part of Almodovar''s film
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) Actress Angelina Jolie managed to get a promise from Spanish director Pedro Almodovar during an event in Los Angeles for directors competing for the Golden Globe for best foreign language film that he would include her in one of his future projects.

Monday, January 16, 2012 10:03:58 AM

Golden Globe: Clooney, Streep bag best actor, actress
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) George Clooney and Meryl Streep walked away with the Golden Globe trophies for best performance by an actor and an actress respectively in a motion picture - drama.

Monday, January 16, 2012 10:03:48 AM

''The Descendants'' bags best drama Golden Globe
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Alexander Payne''s "The Descendants" bagged the Golden Globe award in the best motion picture - drama category.

Monday, January 16, 2012 10:03:38 AM

Three women tortured, killed in El Salvador
San Salvador, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of three women who appeared to have been tortured were found inside a ramshackle dwelling east of San Salvador, El Salvador''s National Civilian Police, or PNC, said.

Monday, January 16, 2012 9:58:58 AM

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