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Pair of liver molecules could control diabetes
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Salk Institute researchers have discovered a pair of molecules that regulate the liver''s production of glucose and could be the key to controlling diabetes.

Monday, April 09, 2012 5:34:39 PM

Ginnifer Goodwin designs high heels for charity
Los Angeles, April 9 (IANS) Actress Ginnifer Goodwin has shown off her flair for fashion by designing a pair of high heels for charity.

Monday, April 09, 2012 5:16:09 PM

Argentina book place in Davis Cup semifinals
Buenos Aires, April 9 (IANS) Four-time Davis Cup runners-up Argentina have entered the semifinals of the 2012 edition, beating Croatia 4-1 at home.

Monday, April 09, 2012 4:51:49 PM

Smart robocopters to ferret out pirates'' boats
Washington, April 9 (IANS) US naval robocopters, carrying powerful sensors, will be able to ferret out small pirate boats even if they are indistinguishable from other vessels.

Monday, April 09, 2012 4:46:39 PM

Invasive heart test grossly overused
Washington, April 9 (IANS) An invasive test for routine heart function is being grossly overused, especially among patients who recently underwent similar, more effective tests.

Monday, April 09, 2012 4:38:19 PM

Botafogo guaranteed berth in Rio Cup semis
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Botafogo booked a place in the semifinals of the Rio Cup with a 3-1 victory against Friburguense.

Monday, April 09, 2012 3:13:49 PM

No intimate scene between Sofia-Sharon
Los Angeles, April 9 (IANS) "Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara has dismissed reports suggesting that she''ll have intimate scenes with Sharon Stone in "Fading Gigolo", calling it wishful thinking of reporters.

Monday, April 09, 2012 1:57:28 PM

Brazil coach Menezes vows to win 2014 World Cup
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes is confident of leading the team to victory in the 2014 football World Cup.

Monday, April 09, 2012 1:29:38 PM

Brazil makes world group playoffs in Davis Cup
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Brazil advanced to the Davis Cup world group playoffs after Thomaz Bellucci defeated Colombia''s Santiago Giraldo in straight sets in Sao Jose do Rio Preto.

Monday, April 09, 2012 1:18:38 PM

Common pesticide behind beehive collapse
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Imidacloprid, a common pesticide, may have been responsible for the sharp worldwide decline of honeybee colonies since 2006, says a study.

Monday, April 09, 2012 12:12:18 PM

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