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Bullies enjoy inflicting pain on others
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Aggressive bullies actually enjoy inflicting pain on others, according to a new study of brain scans.

Friday, November 07, 2008 3:43:18 PM

Worms burn fat for a longer life
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Burning fat can lead to a longer life at least in case of worms, according to a new study.

Friday, November 07, 2008 3:40:52 PM

Russian gas major to start drilling in Gulf of Venezuela
Caracas (Venezuela), Nov 7 (RIA Novosti) A Russian floating platform will start to drill exploratory test wells for natural gas in the Gulf of Venezuela Friday, Russian gas major Gazprom said.

Friday, November 07, 2008 3:40:27 PM

Melanin may protect against obesity related chronic diseases
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Samples from the morbidly obese undergoing weight loss surgery showed that melanin - a pigment giving skin and hair their distinctive colour - was being produced in their fat tissue.

Friday, November 07, 2008 3:16:11 PM

'Genes, environment influence each other'
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Recent studies of social creatures like birds and bees show that interaction between genes and behaviour is a two-way street.

Friday, November 07, 2008 3:13:01 PM

Global warming will free billions of tonnes of carbon from peat bogs
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Global warming could free billions of tonnes of carbon concentrated in the world's peat bogs within the coming decades, according to a new analysis of the interplay between peat bogs, water tables and climate change.

Friday, November 07, 2008 3:11:37 PM

Testosterone perks up libido in post-menopausal women
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Testosterone perks up libido in post-menopausal women, according to a new study.

Friday, November 07, 2008 2:52:42 PM

Herpes drug inhibits HIV replication
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Anti-herpes drug acyclovir can slow down HIV infection by targeting an enzyme, but is also instrumental in the emergence of multi-drug resistant HIV variants.

Friday, November 07, 2008 1:55:42 PM

Bush and Obama to meet on Monday
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) US President George W. Bush and his successor Barack Obama will meet at the White House Monday to discuss a whole range of issues.

Friday, November 07, 2008 11:30:26 AM

Obama formally announces Emanuel as chief of staff
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) US president-elect Barack Obama has made his first key administration appointment by naming US Representative Rahm Emanuel, a tough veteran of Bill Clinton's White House, as his chief of staff.

Friday, November 07, 2008 11:30:15 AM

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