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New Year's Eve revelers to be treated to rare 'blue moon'
New York, Dec 31 (DPA) Times Square revelers will be treated to a rare 'blue moon' on New Year's Eve Thursday night.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 1:34:06 AM

Cheney lashes out at Obama after airline attack
Washington, Dec 31 (DPA) Former US vice president Dick Cheney has accused President Barack Obama of 'trying to pretend we are not at war' with terrorists in the wake of the Christmas Day attack on a US airliner.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 1:17:20 AM

Fans vote for Megan Fox's sex appeal over acting skills
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) Movie fans have rated model-turned-actress Megan Fox's sex appeal above her onscreen talents, as she was named the worst actress of 2009 but also the sexiest in a new poll.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 9:50:45 PM

US stamp to honour Mother Teresa
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Nobel Prize winner Mother Teresa will be honoured on a US postage stamp next year. It will go on sale Aug 26, her birthday.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 7:32:04 PM

Infrared eye in sky to probe remotest reaches of space
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Seeing into the remotest reaches of space, way beyond the capacity of the most powerful existing (Hubble) telescope, may now be possible with MIRI (Mid-Infrared Instrument detectors) cameras.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 5:57:46 PM

Researchers come up with improved therapy for hypertension
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Researchers have come up with an improved alternative therapy for hypertension, using an enzyme called ACE2.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 5:31:27 PM

Hypocrisy flourishing among powerful, rich and popular
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) The year gone by has been marked by a series of moral transgressions in political, business and celebrity circles.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 5:06:14 PM

Scientists writing foolproof computer security code
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) We often see websites asking us to key in wavy letters into a box to prevent computer robots from hacking into servers and databases. But these codes, which are becoming increasingly complex for an average person, are not immune to security breaches.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 4:20:26 PM

Acupuncture perks up sex drive of breast cancer patients
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Acupuncture not only reduces hot flashes of breast cancer patients but it also perks up their sex drive and sense of well-being.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 4:12:11 PM

Personalised medicine edges closer to reality
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Personalised medicine to determine the best treatment and the optimal dose carrying the fewest side-effects for an individual, based on genetic makeup, has come a step closer to reality.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 1:37:04 PM

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