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Ancient croc kin likely food for largest ever snake
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) A 60-million-year-old croc kin was a likely food source for Titanoboa, the largest snake the world has ever known.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 1:00:29 PM

Sudden infant deaths linked to low serotonin levels
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) The brains of infants who die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) produce low levels of serotonin, a brain chemical that conveys messages between cells and plays a vital role in regulating breathing, heart rate and sleep, says a new research.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 1:00:18 PM

Canada fears Obama's jobs bill will fuel protectionism
Toronto, Feb 3 (IANS) Canada, which is America's biggest trading partner, Tuesday opposed any protectionist measures in President Barack Obama's proposed new jobs legislation.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 12:31:41 PM

Obama still plans to meet with the Dalai Lama
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) President Barack Obama still plans to meet with the Dalai Lama despite a warning from Beijing that a meeting with the exiled Tibetan religious could hit US-China relations, the White House said.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:58:29 AM

Pakistan's India focus helping Al Qaeda, says US
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan's conviction that militant groups are strategically useful to counter India are not only hampering the fight against terrorism but also helping Al Qaeda sustain its safe haven, says the US intelligence community.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:53:48 AM

Doctors overlook hidden causes of obesity among women
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Gail Donnelly's classmates nicknamed her 'Knobby' because she was so skinny, all her bones seemed to poke out from under her skin.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:47:55 AM

Argentina criticises Britain over Falklands oil drilling
Buenos Aires, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) Argentina has criticised a plan by Britain to drill oil in the Falkland Islands.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:44:48 AM

Now China spy hides in Canadian church to avoid deportation
Toronto, Feb 3 (IANS) Even as Canadian agencies struggle to deport a former KGB agent hiding in a Vancouver church, yet another former spy -- for China -- has now hidden himself in a Toronto church to evade deportation.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:20:59 AM

Another terror attempt in US is 'certain': Intelligence chiefs
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Another attempted terrorist attack on the United States in coming months is 'certain' with Al Qaeda remaining the top security threat to the country, according to the heads of major US intelligence agencies.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:00:10 AM

India likely to work for diminishing role of nuclear weapons: US
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) The US believes India's decision to participate in the Global Security Summit in April shows it would work for diminishing the role of nuclear weapons in global security despite its steadfast refusal to sign the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 10:39:44 AM

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