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India locked in battle of survival with West Indies
Bidgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) India, battling for survival, need to play out of their skins when they meet hosts West Indies in the Super Eights of the World Twenty20 here Sunday.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 6:49:34 PM

US wants North Korea to act on commitment to talks
Washington, May 8 (DPA) North Korea must act on its commitment to rejoin negotiations aimed at implementing an agreement to abandon its nuclear activities, the US State Department said Friday.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 5:50:54 PM

Brain's master switch may help understand several disorders
Washington, May 8 (IANS) A protein long suspected to be the master switch that activates the brain has been identified, and it may be useful in understanding brain malfunctions such as autism, epilepsy and others.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 4:33:28 PM

Global warming? Family log of 114 years tells all
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Every day since Jan 1, 1896, an observer has hiked to a spot at the Mohonk Preserve, a resort and nature area, some 145 km north of New York City, to record daily temperature and other conditions.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 4:25:27 PM

Keep toddlers away from TV to make them smarter
Toronto, May 8 (IANS) Want your kids to be smarter and thinner? Just keep them away from the TV set when they are toddlers.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 4:21:31 PM

Generations of family log temperature for 114 years
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Every day since Jan 1, 1896, an observer has hiked to a spot at the Mohonk Preserve, a resort and nature area, some 145 km north of New York City, to record daily temperature and other conditions.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 4:12:45 PM

Scientists identify new longevity protein
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The level of a single protein found in the tiny roundworm C. elegans determines how long it lives, says a new study.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 4:03:09 PM

Coffee, soft drinks not linked with colon cancer risk
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Drinking large amounts of coffee and sugar-sweetened, carbonated soft drinks is not associated with the risk of colon cancer, says a new study.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 3:41:02 PM

West Indies, Australia reach semis of women's World T20
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 8 (IANS) West Indies sent defending champions and tournament favorites England crashing out of the Women's World Twenty20 with an exciting last-over victory and stormed into the semi-finals.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 3:20:56 PM

UN to honour Brazil president for battling hunger
Brasilia, May 8 (IANS) The UN World Food Programme will confer the 'Chamion in the Battle Against Hunger' award to Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for his efforts in fighting hunger in Latin America.

Saturday, May 08, 2010 2:03:59 PM

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