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Indian-American helps design nano-sized ships to torpedo tumours
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Lethal nano-sized 'torpedos,' deftly evading the body's defence network, will discharge anti-cancer drugs into the heart of tumours and destroy them ruthlessly.

Friday, September 12, 2008 2:42:09 PM

Human brain can hear words before they are uttered
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Scientists have shown how the brain automatically considers many possible words and their meanings before we've even heard the final sound of the word.

Friday, September 12, 2008 2:41:07 PM

Jeev 32nd despite hurting ankle
Cologne, Sep 12 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh, still suffering from an ankle injury, slipped over the last few holes as he finished with a one-over 73, which was the best effort from amongst the Indian challengers at the Mercedes-Benz Championship on the European Tour.

Friday, September 12, 2008 2:39:11 PM

Stem cell regeneration repairs enlarged heart
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Stem cells can regenerate heart tissue and thus repair an enlarged heart, Mayo Clinic investigators have found.

Friday, September 12, 2008 2:14:44 PM

Atwal is tied second at Albertsons Boise Open
Boise (Idaho), Sep 12 (IANS) Indian golfer Arjun Atwal, fighting to get into the top-25 of the money list to make the PGA Tour next season, opened in style with a five-under 66 that put him in tied second place at the $725,000 Albertsons Boise Open on the Nationwide Tour. A win or a top-three finish could give Atwal a big boost as he is currently placed 32nd on the money list.

Friday, September 12, 2008 2:14:21 PM

Venezuela orders US envoy to leave
Mexico City, Sep 12 (RIA Novosti) Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has asked the US ambassador to leave the country within 72 hours, in what he called an act of solidarity with neighbour Bolivia in its diplomatic row with US.

Friday, September 12, 2008 1:06:24 PM

India-US agreement on track for September conclusion
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The landmark India-US nuclear agreement appeared on track for a September conclusion with President George W. Bush asking Congress to approve it and top Congressional leaders backing the deal.

Friday, September 12, 2008 12:50:32 PM

Former generals held in Venezuela for alleged coup bid
Caracas, Sep 12 (IANS) Several former Venezuelan generals have been taken into custody in connection with an alleged plot to overthrow or kill President Hugo Chavez, EFE news agency reported Friday.

Friday, September 12, 2008 11:56:00 AM

Cuba accuses US of 'unscrupulous lying' over hurricane aid
Havana, Sep 12 (DPA) Hurricane-hit Cuba has accused the United States of lying about its conditional offers to help the communist country as it struggles to recover and rebuild.

Friday, September 12, 2008 11:01:38 AM

New find pushes Brazil's oil reserves to 26 bn barrels
Manaus (Brazil), Sep 12 (IANS) Brazil has emerged as a major oil power with proven reserves estimated at 26 billion barrels and expectations that the figure will rise further, EFE news agency reported Friday quoting Energy Minister Edison Lobao.

Friday, September 12, 2008 11:01:14 AM

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