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Bhupathi-Knowles in Rogers Cup quarters
Montreal (Canada), Aug 13 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas have entered the quarterfinals of the $3,000,000 Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:01:30 PM

Insects' bio-clocks could help more effective pest control
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that the circadian rhythms or biological 'clocks' in some insects can make them far more susceptible to pesticides at certain times of the day than other.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 3:18:50 PM

Human sound, vision wired through same 'black box' in brain
Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Sounds and images share a similar neural code in the human brain, according to a new study.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 2:58:49 PM

Migratory birds not choosy about their halt
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) If a lush, protected forest with a winding stream is considered luxury accommodation for a migratory bird, a new study shows that they would be just as happy with the equivalent of a cheap roadside motel.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 1:56:12 PM

US body accuses India of failing to protect minorities
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) A US government body tasked with making policy recommendations has accused India of doing 'so little to protect and bring justice to its religious minorities under siege'.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 1:55:47 PM

Fungal pathogen inside us can be bisexual
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Candida albicans, the most common human fungal pathogen, can be bisexual too, according to the latest research.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 1:33:33 PM

Britney Spears gets parking ticket
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears will have to pay a fine for parking her car illegally on a road in Hollywood.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 1:00:57 PM

Depression may abort craving for pleasure
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Decreased craving for pleasure is a symptom of a major depressive disorder, suggests a new study.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 12:42:22 PM

NASA lacks money to track killer asteroids: study
Washington, Aug 13 (DPA) US space agency NASA does not have enough cash to track the large nearby asteroids that could pose a hazard to Earth, a study by the National Academy of Science found Wednesday.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 12:17:48 PM

Worst of economic downturn may be over in US, say economists
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US economists are generally agreed that America's worst economic downturn since the Great Depression is over, but an average American is unlikely to feel things are significantly better anytime soon.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:47:52 AM

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