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Scientists isolate protein that sculpts memory
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Altering tiny amounts of a protein in specific parts of the brains of mammals can profoundly affect learning and memory, says a new study.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 4:45:04 PM

Drug creates lasting personality change
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A single dose of drug psilocybin, a mushroom hallucinogen, was enough to bring about personality changes in nearly 60 percent of the people in a research.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 3:15:24 PM

Don't feel bad if your are easily embarrassed
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) If committing a faux pas in public or mistaking an overweight woman for a prospective mother leaves you red-faced, don't feel bad. A new study suggests that people who are easily embarrassed are also more trustworthy and more generous. In short, embarrassment can be a good thing.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 2:24:12 PM

Ghosal, Suchde advance in US Open squash
Philadelphia (US), Sep 29 (IANS) India's Saurav Ghosal and Siddharth Suchde entered the second round of the qualifying tournament in the PSA US Open squash championship here.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 1:48:12 PM

Scientists tame HIV by stripping it of cholesterol
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Ridding HIV of its cholesterol content deactivates the deadly virus' ability to trick the immune system and infect the body.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 1:43:26 PM

Smoking, chronic pain linked in women
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Women who puff heavily are likely to undergo more chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 1:09:12 PM

Longoria, Fey named highest paid TV actresses
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Eva Longoria and Tina Fey have topped Forbes magazine's list of TV's highest paid actresses.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:45:32 PM

Kutcher, Moore marriage on the rocks
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Hollywood star couple Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore have reportedly parted ways.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:19:57 PM

Lopez buys $18 million home
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has bought an $18 million house in Water Mill area of the Hamptons in New York.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:19:31 PM

I deserve some privacy: Johannsson
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johannsson is upset after her nude photos were leaked online and says she deserves privacy.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:19:17 PM

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