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Amy Adams took to pilates to fit into tight pants
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) Hollywood actress Amy Adams has revealed that she had to undergo pilates, a muscle controlling physical fitness system, to get into her 'tight leather pants' for her role in 'Night At the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian'.

Friday, July 10, 2009 9:12:38 PM

Strong ties with India essential for US goals, says top admiral
Washington, July 10 (IANS) With India emerging as a key player globally, a top American military official considers a strong positive relationship with New Delhi essential to achieving long-term goals like reduced tensions with Pakistan and countering extremism.

Friday, July 10, 2009 6:46:49 PM

Middle-aged mice fed with antibiotic live longer
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Middle-aged mice, fed with the anti-biotic rapamycin, lived between nine and 14 percent longer than other mice, according to a new study. The drug has the potential to become an anti-aging pill.

Friday, July 10, 2009 4:48:39 PM

Do bilinguals have distinct language areas in the brain?
Washington, July 10 (IANS) A new study sheds light on how first and second languages are represented in the brain of a bilingual person. The research reveals that first and second languages are represented in different places in the brain.

Friday, July 10, 2009 4:06:58 PM

Restoring privileges can improve performance: study
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Managers who try to impose discipline by taking away privileges are missing a vital key to improving performance and behaviour, according to a new study.

Friday, July 10, 2009 3:44:15 PM

Language skills early on may ward off Alzheimer's later
Washington, July 10 (IANS) People who have superior language skills early in life are less likely to develop Alzheimer's later, even though they may have some signs, according to a new study.

Friday, July 10, 2009 3:30:10 PM

Indian American researcher to gets White House award
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Sanjay Kumar, an Indian American researcher at California University, Berkeley is among 100 beginning researchers named by President Batack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:07:17 PM

Consuming fewer calories ensures longer life
Washington July 10 (IANS) Consuming fewer calories ensures a longer, healthier life, according to research on restricted diets involving monkeys.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:06:21 PM

Phelps sets 100-metre butterfly record
Washington, July 10 (DPA) Michael Phelps, the 14-time Olympic gold medal winner, set a new world record in the men's 100-metre butterfly at the US swimming championships.

Friday, July 10, 2009 1:37:15 PM

Mouth turning dry? Blame multiple medications
Washington, July 10 (IANS) More than 90 percent of dentists are of the view that patients complaining of dry mouth take multiple medications, says a nationwide survey conducted by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

Friday, July 10, 2009 12:24:24 PM

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