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Scientists look for ways to make food tastier for cancer patients
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Chemotherapy and radiotherapy leave a lingering bad taste in the mouth of cancer patients and possibly causes malnutrition, according to a compilation of existing studies.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 1:49:29 PM

Paes-Dlouhy crash out in second round again
Miami, April 1 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy crashed out to Czech Frantisek Cermak and Michal Mertinak of Sovakia 3-6, 3-6, in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open tennis doubles.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 1:35:28 PM

Why do consumers choose local brands over global ones?
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Consumers prefer local soft drinks rather than global brands like Coca Cola or Pepsi due to their built-in mindsets connected to their desire, a new study said.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 1:32:31 PM

Venezuela beat Colombia 2-0, keep World Cup dream alive
Caracas, April 1 (DPA) Venezuela obtained a crucial 2-0 home win over direct rival Colombia in the South American qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 1:26:33 PM

'Menus should have data on calories, nutrition'
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Providing calorie and nutrition information on the menu can influence consumers' food choices and prompt them to eat sensibly, a new report says.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 12:25:54 PM

New blockbuster: Watch a carbon atom make a move
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Researchers working with the world's most powerful electron microscope have filmed carbon atoms in live motion for the first time, as the atoms repositioned themselves around the edge of a hole punched into a graphene sheet.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 12:15:30 PM

Canadians default on bills as jobs disappear
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) With the economy sinking deeper into recession and jobs disappearing fast, more and more Canadians have begun defaulting on their home bills.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 12:15:19 PM

Rocket launches may need regulation to prevent ozone destruction
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Rocket launches in future may require more stringent regulation to minimise damage to the ozone layer of the Earth's atmosphere, according to a new study.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 10:59:49 AM

Dalai Lama to lead 'dream spiritual team' at peace summit
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, who is an honorary citizen of Canada, will lead Nobel Peace Prize laureates at a global peace summit in Vancouver in September.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 10:51:47 AM

Bacteria can boost biofuels growth on barren soil
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to grow plants for biofuels on unproductive, barren or contaminated soil, without appropriating fertile croplands - just add the right kind of bacteria.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 10:50:06 AM

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