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Prenatal pesticide exposure tied to lower IQ
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Prenatal exposure to organophosphate pesticides, widely used on food crops, is related to lower intelligence scores at age seven.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 2:22:09 PM

Toronto, London bourse merger termed 'lob-sided'
Toronto, April 21 (IANS) As uncertainty persists over the proposed merger of the Toronto Stock Exchange with the London Stock Exchange, a committee of provincial lawmakers here has called it a 'lob-sided affair.'

Thursday, April 21, 2011 2:20:53 PM

Latino fun, Indian skills ideal mix for work places: Envoy
Montivideo (Uruguay), April 21 (IANS) The skillset of Indian techies and the Latin American way of enjoying life is an ideal combination for a vibrant and productive work place and human resource environment, says the Indian envoy here.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 2:01:49 PM

Next book is a while away: Pulitzer winner Mukherjee
Washington, April 21 (IANS) It's just been a couple of days since he won the Pulitzer, but Indian American cancer specialist Siddhartha Mukherjee has no time to celebrate. He is already back at work, seeing patients and even doing some writing - though he says it will be a while before he gets a topic for another book.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 2:01:12 PM

Video game violence harmful for teenagers, evidence shows
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Scientific evidence shows that exposure to video game violence can harm teenagers.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 1:30:11 PM

This substance tricks brain to ease Parkinson's
Washington, April 21 (IANS) A painstaking search through nearly 390,000 chemical compounds has isolated a substance that can sneak through the brain's protective barrier and trick it into easing Parkinson's and Huntington's disease.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 1:30:10 PM

Anti-depressants help but may rob you of sleep
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Anti-depressants cut both ways -- they may banish your blues but can also cheat you of sleep and affect your concentration, a study says.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 1:30:07 PM

Good to return to work: Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee (Interview)
Washington, April 21 (IANS) It's just been a couple of days since he won the Pulitzer, but Indian American cancer specialist Siddhartha Mukherjee has no time to celebrate. He is already back at work, seeing patients and even doing some writing.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 12:29:19 PM

Photojournalist killed in Libya
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Photojournalist Tim Hetherington has been killed in Libya's troubled city of Misrata, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 12:15:24 PM

Rajaratnam used Indian-American 'corporate spies': Prosecution
New York, April 21 (IANS) Hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam set out 'to conquer the stock market at the expense of the law' using what they called his 'corporate spies' including at least three Indian Americans, prosecutors alleged.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 10:47:14 AM

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