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Haiti government has more food than it can distribute
Port-au-Prince, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) The Haitian government has received more food in international aid than it can store and distribute, the person in charge of coordinating food aid in the wake of last week's magnitude-7.0 earthquake has said.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 4:53:09 PM

Modified anxiety related gene makes men, mice act alike
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) A modified gene DNA that makes men and mice act alike in anxiety, under lab conditions, can help study human behaviour more precisely.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 4:46:31 PM

Federer plays mind games to overcome Andreev in Melbourne
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Roger Federer's famed mental strength rescued the top seed from potential danger as the world number one began his Australian Open campaign Tuesday with a turnaround 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(2), 6-0 defeat of Russian Igor Andreev.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 4:25:52 PM

Bacteria lot smarter than believed
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Bacteria are a lot smarter in complex decision-making than believed, new research says.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 3:17:21 PM

Childhood abuse spurs risk of lung cancer later
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Children who face emotional, physical or sexual abuse, parental separation or domestic violence, are likely to develop lung cancer later in life, says a new study.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 2:11:57 PM

CNN's Sanjay Gupta does emergency surgery in Haiti
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian American Sanjay Gupta, who is CNN's chief medical correspondent and currently covering the Haiti quake, donned the neuorsurgeon's garb to carry out an emergency brain surgery on a young victim on board a carrier docked off the Haiti coast.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 1:30:46 PM

Chaotic, illogical thinking signals Alzheimer's
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Older people whose thinking seems chaotic or illogical or who stare into space may be ripe candidates for Alzheimer's, says a new study.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 1:30:31 PM

Indian-owned beer gets too frothy for Canadians
Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) An Indian Canadian-owned beer is getting a little too frothy for Canadian regulators and the competition.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 11:28:18 AM

Saudi prince to Pandit: Restore Citi's stature
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal, who is a major investor in Citigroup, says he has told the banking giant's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit that it's time for him to restore the bank's stature.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 11:26:57 AM

Police search for fugitives from prisons in quake-hit Haiti
United Nations, Jan 19 (RIA Novosti) UN and Haitian police are searching for convicts who escaped from destroyed prisons following a devastating quake that hit the Caribbean nation last week, the UN chief of peacekeeping operations said.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:54:40 AM

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