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HIV's unique evolution within body makes it drug-resistant
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Rapid and unique evolution of HIV within the body allows it to evade its defences and develope resistance to antiviral drugs.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 4:09:21 PM

UN envoy missing in Niger
New York, Dec 16 (DPA) A UN special envoy to Niger has gone missing while driving outside the capital, Niamey, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 4:07:12 PM

Male bisexuality under spotlight 60 yrs after Kinsey Report
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) 'Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male', a landmark report that revealed major insights into bisexual behaviour and orientation, was published 60 years ago by Alfred Kinsey at the Indiana University.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 4:06:38 PM

Fruit based drinks contaminated with pesticides
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Fruit based soft drinks outside the US are highly contaminated with pesticides, especially in countries like Britain and Spain, says a new study.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 3:56:05 PM

'Smart yarn' in fabrics to monitor health, bleeding
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) A carbon nanotube-coated 'smart yarn' woven into soft fabrics could monitor bleeding and health. And such clothing that can detect blood could be useful in high-risk professions.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 3:42:24 PM

Take care of your gums, for heart's sake
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Infected gums don't just spell danger for your teeth, but your heart too.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 3:38:36 PM

Older people use brain differently in storing memories
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Older people use their brain differently than younger people when it comes to storing memories, especially negative emotional ones, according to Duke University research.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 3:04:16 PM

Hopkins team figures out why respiratory vaccine failed
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Researchers figured out why a respiratory virus vaccine to inoculate children against the infection instead caused severe respiratory disease.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 2:49:58 PM

Gayle, Vettori question umpire referral system
Dunedin (New Zealand), Dec 16 (IANS) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori and his West Indies counterpart Chris Gayle raised questions on the umpires referral system after the first drawn cricket Test at the University Oval here.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:56:01 PM

US begins official process of naming Obama president
Washington, Dec 16 (DPA) While he may have been elected by US voters back in November, the process of formally naming president-elect Barack Obama has begun.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:54:37 PM

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