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Dordrecht, Excelsior back in Eredivisie
The Hague, May 19 (IANS) FC Dordrecht and Excelsior won the finals of the promotion/relegation play-offs and returned to Dutch top flight soccer Eredivisie.

Monday, May 19, 2014 3:04:05 PM

WADA list Xenon as banned substance
Ottawa, May 19 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has added xenon gas to its 2014 prohibited list for the substance's potential to enhance performance.

Monday, May 19, 2014 2:04:03 PM

Drunk zebrafish shows why you go nuts after booze
New York, May 19 (IANS) For a zebrafish, "don't drink and swim" warning may not work at all.

Monday, May 19, 2014 1:16:11 PM

Human civilisation may collapse earlier than thought
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Growing demands on the world's natural resources and extreme economic imbalances could spell a premature end for modern human civilisation, an alarming research partially funded by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre has revealed.

Monday, May 19, 2014 12:44:03 PM

Paul McCartney cancels Japan tour
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Musician Paul McCartney apologised to fans for cancelling his concert tour in Japan as doctors ordered him to rest after he contracted a virus.

Monday, May 19, 2014 12:36:07 PM

E-cigarettes boost drug-resistant bacteria: Study
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Despite being labeled as a healthy alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes may increase the virulence of drug-resistant and potentially life-threatening bacteria, a study has warned.

Monday, May 19, 2014 12:04:03 PM

'The Godfather' cinematographer Gordon Willis dead
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Ace cinematographer Gordon Willis, who lensed director Francis Ford Coppola's "Godfather" series, died Sunday.

Monday, May 19, 2014 11:50:03 AM

Bacteria in saliva may help diagnose pancreatic cancer
New York, May 19 (IANS) Even bacteria present in a person's saliva can help doctors identify pancreatic cancer and other pancreatic diseases, a promising study indicates.

Monday, May 19, 2014 11:32:17 AM

Organizers upbeat after FIFA World Cup test events
Sao Paulo, May 19 (IANS) Organizers have hailed as a success the first official test event at the Itaquerao stadium, which will stage the FIFA World Cup opener between Brazil and Croatia next month.

Monday, May 19, 2014 10:02:13 AM

Ganso disappointed over not being in World Cup squad
Rio de Janeiro, May 19 (IANS) Paulo Henrique Ganso expressed his disappointment at missing Brazil's World Cup squad after scoring both goals in Sao Paulo's 2-0 victory over Flamengo.

Monday, May 19, 2014 9:04:02 AM

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