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Egg protein boosts power, strength and energy
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) The presence of high-quality protein in eggs boosts muscle strength, provides a source of sustained energy and promotes satiety.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 5:07:30 PM

Good bacteria can be vehicle for oral vaccine against anthrax
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) The presence of good bacteria in dairy products might also be an effective vehicle for oral vaccine that can provide immunity to anthrax exposure, according to a new study.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 5:01:29 PM

Leptin revives mice dying of type-1 diabetes
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) For the first time, terminally ill rodents with type-1 diabetes have been restored to complete health with a single injection of a substance other than insulin.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 4:57:42 PM

New imaging pinpoints 5 mn atoms in protective coat of virus
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) A new image of a virus' protective coat, which took more than three years to create, contains some five million atoms in exact configuration which could help scientists find better ways to fight viral infections.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 3:01:43 PM

Chemists come up with efficient hydrogen purification method
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Hydrogen needs to be purified before it can be used as fuel, but existing methods are not very clean or efficient and this comes in the way of their success.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 2:45:16 PM

US, China to resume military dialogue: Pentagon
Washington, Feb 17 (Xinhua) The US and China will resume an annual military dialogue in late February, the Pentagon has said.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 12:45:20 PM

Four Ecuadorian cops under scanner for spying
Quito, Feb 17 (IANS) Four senior officers of Ecuador's national police are under investigation for unauthorised sharing of confidential security information with US diplomats, Interior Minister Gustavo Jalkh has said

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 11:43:48 AM

Obama shifting from Bush focus in diplomacy: US think tank
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's choice of Asia for her first trip abroad is intended to signal a more global focus as opposed to the Bush administration's heavy emphasis on the Middle East, according to a US think tank.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 11:10:46 AM

Stop Sharia laws, kick out Taliban nomads: Miss Pakistan World
Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) Denouncing the Sharia laws in Pakistan's Swat Valley as surrender before terrorists, Miss Pakistan World Natasha Paracha said Monday that the world should pressure Pakistan to stop implementation of rigid Islamic laws.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 11:06:19 AM

Russia, Bolivia pledge stronger ties, focus on energy
Moscow, Feb 17 (RIA Novosti) Russia and Bolivia have pledged to strengthen their ties with a focus on cooperation in natural gas production and transportation.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 11:03:45 AM

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