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Social networking group promotes eating disorders
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) A secretive social support group emerging on the web is promoting negative behaviours associated with eating disorders.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 4:55:46 PM

Forced smiles cause workers to sulk, shirk work
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Customer-service workers who have to fake a smile throughout the day end up sulking and shirk work, affecting productivity.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 4:42:09 PM

Six killed in Venezuelan plane crash
Caracas, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) All six people aboard a twin-engine Cessna 340 died when the plane crashed in eastern Venezuela near the Colombian border, authorities said.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 4:07:10 PM

Singer shot at during robbery in Mexican city
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico) Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) A member of popular musical band Caballo Dorado was shot by several men who robbed him in Ciudad Juarez city of Mexico, police said.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 4:04:24 PM

Even in a crowd, you remain unique
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) It may be the height of paradox, but being part of a crowd is what gives you individuality, according to life scientists.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 3:24:50 PM

Jobless spouse can affect partner's performance
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Stresses of an unemployed spouse can hurt the job performance of the partner but ignoring the stresses of a spouse's job search does not bode well for the employed counterpart's job productivity or home life, a new research says.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 2:32:05 PM

Nano-solution to keep water free of infections
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) A new nanotechnology is likely to make drinking water a lot more safer and keep infections at bay by filtering out deadly bugs at the source.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 1:28:34 PM

Depressed moms respond sluggishly to bawling babies
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Depressed mothers are sluggish in responding to their crying babies, says a new study.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 1:26:24 PM

People act less morally than they forecast
Toronto, Feb 23 (IANS) If asked whether we'd steal, most of us would say no. Would we try to save a drowning person? That depends - perhaps on our fear of waves. A research has shown that people act less morally than they forecast.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 1:20:29 PM

T-Rex was wily, not fearsome predator
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) T-Rex was more of an opportunistic feeder as wily as a hyena, rather than the fearsome predator of popular and cinematic imagination.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 1:19:55 PM

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