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Socceroo Cahill lauded by Brazil fans
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) It is akin to the English raiding Costa Rica for black tea, or the Italians poaching pasta recipes from Nigeria.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:58:03 PM

Efficient solar cells are a step closer
Washington, June 20 (IANS) The more light a solar panel's active elements absorb, the more power it produces. So, researchers have now replaced a two-step process for producing black silicon - highly efficient materials that reflect almost no light - with one.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:54:03 PM

Strong parental bonds make kids smart
New York, June 20 (IANS) Sharing a strong bond with your kids is vital for them to socialise, make friends and enjoy positive, close relationships with others, a study shows.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:52:19 PM

Spanish federation supports del Bosque
Curitiba (Brazil), June 20 (IANS/EFE) Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) secretary general Jorge Perez has spoken up for head coach Vicente del Bosque despite the team's early exit from the FIFA World Cup.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:50:04 PM

Material that can bear 160,000 times its own weight developed
New York, June 20 (IANS) Out of polymers, metals and ceramics, scientists have successfully developed and printed an ultra light material that can withstand 160,000 times its own weight.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:50:03 PM

Four held for selling fake credit cards at World Cup
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS/EFE) Four people were arrested by the Brazilian police while trying to sell fake credit cards in a bid to attend the FIFA World Cup Spain-Chile match here.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:48:05 PM

How fishy sounds save many a mud crab
New York, June 20 (IANS) Fish use their watery voices to relay distress, find prey, defend their nests, and attract mates but the sounds they make also help marine crabs to hide from predators. Researchers have found that marine crabs too have the capability to hear.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:48:04 PM

Did birds trade off colours for song?
New York, June 20 (IANS) Are animals limited, as proposed by Darwin, in their options to evolve showiness? No, says a new study done on one of the world's largest and most colourful bird families.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:42:18 PM

'Haters' likely to be better workers!
New York, June 20 (IANS) Are you a 'hater' or a 'liker?' It may surprise you but a new study finds that "haters", or people who generally like fewer things, are likely to be better workers.

Friday, June 20, 2014 2:36:16 PM

Suarez hits out at critics after sinking England
Sao Paulo, June 20 (IANS) Luis Suarez has hit out at critics after his match-winning performance in Uruguay's 2-1 victory over England.

Friday, June 20, 2014 1:20:04 PM

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