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Scientists discover secret of painless fat burning
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled upon the secret of painless fat burning, says a new study.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:34:06 PM

Clearer picture of cholesterol's link to heart disease
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Researchers now have a clearer, if more complicated, picture of how one class of immune cells goes wrong when loaded with cholesterol.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:29:43 PM

Mum's exposure to some plastic may increase kid's asthma risk
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) A pregnant or lactating woman's exposure to plastic used in water bottles, sunglasses, eyeglass lenses, DVDs, and CDs may increase the risk of asthma in her children.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:00:25 PM

Soot from India triggers retreat of Himalayan glaciers
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Nobody disputes that glaciers in the Himalayas are thinning. Now a physicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Surabhi Menon has set out to isolate the impacts of the greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide from other particles in the air that may be causing the melting.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 2:11:37 PM

Freedom can foster passion for hobbies among kids
Toronto, Feb 4 (IANS) Children and young adults are more likely to pursue sports, music or other pastimes when given an opportunity to nurture their own passion.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 1:07:31 PM

US rules out mediation on Kashmir
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) The US has stated it will not mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue but would 'applaud and encourage' anything they do to reduce tensions or improve bilateral relations.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 1:06:40 PM

Victoria Beckham spends $31,804 on a bag
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has proved her love for bags by splashing out $31,804 on a new Birkin bag.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 12:41:51 PM

If there is an issue, sort it out with me: Shah Rukh Khan
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) What is wrong in saying that everyone is welcome to India, wonders Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, in the cross hairs of the Shiv Sena for his comments on Pakistani cricketers and facing threats that his new film 'My Name is Khan' would not be allowed to be screened.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 12:30:51 PM

US certifies India-IAEA Safeguards Agreement on civil n-facilities
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) In yet another step towards full implementation of the India-US civil nuclear deal, President Barack Obama has certified that India has placed its nuclear facilities under the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 11:40:05 AM

Brazil unveils new banknotes
Brasilia, Feb 4 (IANS) Brazil's Central Bank has unveiled new banknotes with superior print quality and new security features to prevent counterfeiting.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 10:29:33 AM

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