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Wild chimps found infected with AIDS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Although the AIDS virus (HIV-1) infected the human population through chimpanzees, scientists long believed that chimps didn't develop the disease. But new research reveals otherwise.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:05:45 PM

Fight terrorism with education, says Clinton citing Mumbai attacker
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Citing the dramatic confession of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving Mumbai terrorist, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said good education and jobs were the ways to keep people from turning to terrorism.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:04:50 PM

Chemotherapy impairs verbal, problem solving skills
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Chemotherapy impairs verbal fluency skills and problem-solving abilities, according to the latest findings.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 12:53:15 PM

Obama sells healthcare reforms as central to rebuilding economy
Washington, July 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama has sought to sell his proposed healthcare reform as central to rebuilding the recession hit economy though he could not guarantee it won't change how Americans get medical treatment.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 12:02:48 PM

Campbell poses nude for perfume campaign
London, July 23 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has posed nude for a new fragrance from Dolce & Gabana.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 11:51:33 AM

Indian-American devises cleaner way to capture carbon dioxide
Washington, July 23 (IANS) An Indian-American physicist has devised a cleaner and more efficient way of capturing carbon dioxide from its polluting source, like coal-fired power plants.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 11:39:02 AM

BlackBerry shut out of bidding for Nortel arm
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) Dying telecom firm Nortel, which auctions its wireless business this week, has said Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) was shut out of the bidding process for failing to sign non-disclosure agreements.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 11:35:28 AM

Lottery jackpot lands Canadian in jail
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) A Canadian man who won $44.4 million in a lottery here Monday, landed in jail rather than enjoy wild parties after winning the jackpot.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 10:57:59 AM

Spacesuit trouble shortens spacewalk
Washington, July 23 (DPA) Problems with a spacesuit has caused NASA to cut short a spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 10:45:45 AM

Walking out is emotionally taxing for abused women
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Walking out, a process both confusing and complicated, is emotionally taxing for abused women, say researchers.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 10:37:46 AM

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