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Scientists working alone or in groups; which is better?
New York, Dec 5 (IANS) Which is better: large, well-funded lab empires with many investigators working toward the same goal, or the scientist toiling alone at his desk?

Friday, December 05, 2008 12:02:48 PM

90 percent Americans turn to God in distress
New York, Dec 5 (IANS) Ninety percent of Americans turn to God, more than half of them once a day or more in times of economic distress and plenty.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:54:50 AM

George Clooney eyeing another waitress
London, Dec 5 (IANS) After ending a year-long relationship with Sarah Larson, a waitress, actor George Clooney is eyeing another bartender.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:41:31 AM

All over US, Americans pledge to fight terror with India
New York, Dec 5 (IANS) It could be memories of 9/11, that six Americans were killed or just the urgency to unite in the face of global terror. The reasons are many but the cause just one - peace - for the scores of prayer meetings, candlelight vigils and peace rallies across the US in the days since the Mumbai terror attack.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:38:29 AM

US panel names Slumdog Millionaire as 2008's best movie
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (DPA) In the first major US movie awards of the year, the National Board of Review has named the Mumbai-based drama Slumdog Millionaire as best picture of the year.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:37:43 AM

Best supporting actress award for Penelope Cruz
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz won the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures' (NBRMP) best supporting actress award for her role in the Woody Allen comedy 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona,' EFE reported Friday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:34:58 AM

Bush purchases Dallas home for post-White House life
Washington, Dec 5 (DPA) Outgoing US President George W. Bush and his wife Laura plan to return to their roots after an eight-year stint at the White House and have bought a new home in Dallas.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:33:40 AM

New proteins hold clues to cure for diabetes, obesity
Toronto, Dec 5 (IANS) A Canadian biochemist, along with his American colleagues, has discovered new proteins that work as ``master regulators'' in production of fat in the body.

Friday, December 05, 2008 10:23:50 AM

One more hurdle in Hillary Clinton's path to Foggy Bottom?
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Polls show that Americans overwhelmingly approve of Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, but some legal eagles say the constitution comes in the way of the former first lady joining Barack Obama's 'team of rivals'.

Friday, December 05, 2008 10:22:55 AM

Falling crude prices hit Canadian project, dollar
Toronto, Dec 5 (IANS) The Canadian oil sector, which has oil-sand deposits second only to that of Saudi Arabia, suffered a big blow Thursday with a Norwegian compnay pulling out of a major project.

Friday, December 05, 2008 9:35:04 AM

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