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US stocks rebound as leaders scramble to save $700 bn bailout
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) US stock futures rebounded as President George W. Bush Tuesday assured the nation, amid growing signs of a sliding economy, that rejection of a $700 billion financial rescue plan was 'not the end' and a new bill was on the anvil.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 7:56:02 PM

Africa is on WTA radar screen
Stuttgart, Sep 30 (DPA) Serena Williams will have to wait a little longer for a tennis tournament in Africa while the organisers of the award-winning Porsche Grand Prix hope to have found the right formula in a new-look 2009 tennis calendar.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 7:36:13 PM

N-deal 'ill-conceived': NYT
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Criticising the House of Representatives for approving President George W. Bush's 'ill-conceived' nuclear agreement with India, the influential New York Times has called upon the Senate to postpone action on the deal until the next Congress is convened early next year.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 7:33:14 PM

Climate change fallout - it will become more noisy undersea
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Carbon dioxide is a gas that finds its way from the atmosphere into the ocean, turning seawater acidic. As the carbon dioxide concentration in the air increases due to human activities, seawater is turning more acidic. This not only impacts marine life directly, but also through unexpected indirect ways.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:26:52 PM

Tricky TB bacterium sugarcoats its invasion of lungs
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Common strains of TB causing bacteria have appropriated the body's immune response to play tricks on lungs cells, according to scientists.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:16:30 PM

Engineers use innovative approach to hush aircraft noise
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Engineers are turning to innovative approach to hush aircraft noise and reduce environmental problems for communities near airports.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:13:52 PM

Blocking immune system protein can hasten newer cancer treatments
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Scientists have found that blocking an immune system protein, like the C5a that shields tumour growth, can expedite newer cancer treatments.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:13:05 PM

MIT engineers edge closer to creation of 'artificial nose'
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) MIT bio-engineers have found a way to mass-produce smell receptors in the lab, edging closer to creation of 'artificial noses'.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:12:36 PM

Higher sex drive fuels financial brinkmanship: Study
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Higher levels of testosterone, a male sex hormone, are likely to fuel financial brinkmanship, according to a new study that sheds light on biological origins of risk taking.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 1:33:10 PM

Serena Williams feels the heat in race for 2008 number one
Stuttgart, Sep 30 (DPA) Serena Williams aims to close the year on a high but the American's world number one tennis ranking is under threat from Jelena Jankovic and others in the final weeks of the season.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 1:20:10 PM

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