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US president arrives in South Korea
Seoul, Nov 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived in South Korea Wednesday as part of his four-nation Asia tour.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 5:07:38 PM

Your own stem cells can treat cardiac disease
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Transplanting a potent form of adult stem cells into the heart muscle of subjects with severe angina lessens pain and improves walking ability.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:32:25 PM

Insects and bigger animals equally intelligent
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Tiny insects could be as intelligent as much bigger animals, despite dot sized brains, says a new study.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:26:48 PM

Egyptian mummies show heart disease had ancient origin
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Hardening of arteries detected in Egyptian mummies as early as 3,500 years shows that heart attacks and strokes had ancient origins.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:24:12 PM

Visa to Tahawwur Rana did not violate rules: Indian diplomat
Chicago, Nov 18 (IANS) Even as the Indian government announced it was investigating the issue of a visa by the Indian consul general in Chicago to terrorism suspect Tahawwur Rana, a senior diplomat here has denied that any procedure was violated.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:03:17 PM

Guess who is coming to Obama's dinner for Mr. Singh?
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) As policy wonks at the White House cook up a brief for President Barack Obama's Nov 24 summit with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, another team is quietly rustling up plans for his first dinner with military precision.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 1:47:40 PM

Virginia varsity runs serial blog on 26/11 (One Year After 26/11)
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) 'Sixty Hours of Terror: Ten Gunmen, Ten Minutes', a serial blog covering the Nov 26 terror strike in Mumbai, has started running on a Virginia University website to mark the first anniversary of the worst terror attack in India.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:37:36 PM

Ultraviolet rays among hazards of working in Antarctic
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Overexposure to ultraviolet rays is among the hazards of working in the harsh Antarctic environs, says a new study.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:28:13 PM

Brazilian oil giant announces new offshore find
Sao Paulo, Nov 18 (EFE) State-controlled oil company Petrobras has announced the discovery of an estimated 25 million barrels of oil in Brazil's Atlantic waters.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:20:55 PM

Two Mexicans wanted for 45 murders held
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Nov 18 (EFE) Two drug-cartel hit men wanted for 45 killings were arrested by soldiers in this northern border city, Mexican authorities said.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:20:50 PM

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