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Scientists decode complete DNA of cancer patient
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Scientists have decoded the complete DNA of a cancer patient and traced her disease, acute myelogenous leukemia, to its genetic roots.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 2:37:11 PM

Sexually monogamous mice at lower diabetes risk
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Sexually monogamous males are less vulnerable to diabetes than their promiscuous counterparts, according to a study on mice.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 2:20:20 PM

Drug resistent TB deadlier, more common than suspected
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) 'Exclusively drug-resistant tuberculosis' or XDR-TB is a menacing public health problem that is even deadlier and more common than suspected.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 1:59:52 PM

Obama urged to lift US blockade on Cuba
La Paz (Bolivia), Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Latin America's two leftist leaders have called on US president-elect Barack Obama to lift the decades-old blockade on Cuba.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 1:38:31 PM

Two white supremacists face charges in Obama murder plot
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) Two self-described skinheads were indicted in a plot to kill US president-elect Barack Obama and other African Americans, news reports said.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 1:00:49 PM

Obama tributes from India's most acclaimed women in films
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) Barack Obama's election as US president is historic not just for Americans but for people the world over, say three of Indian cinema's best known women - Deepa Mehta, Mira Nair and Shabana Azmi.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 12:39:08 PM

Lawsuits filed against California same-sex marriage ban
San Francisco, Nov 6 (DPA) Six months after the California Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages in California, voters in the usually liberal state narrowly voted for a constitutional ban on gay marriage.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 11:41:48 AM

Medvedev could meet Obama next week
Moscow, Nov 6 (DPA) Russia expects President Dmitry Medvedev to meet US president-elect Barack Obama some time next week.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 11:31:47 AM

Eighteenth century obituaries fathered current celebrity cult
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) The sudden rise in popularity of obituaries in the 18th century provided much of the impetus for the current world's obsession with the celebrity cult, a new study has found.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 10:52:40 AM

Omani rock could absorb vast amounts of carbon dioxide
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) A rock found in Oman could soak up huge quantities of globe-warming carbon dioxide, cheaply.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 10:49:43 AM

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