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Researcher develops vaccine for lethal E. coli bug
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A researcher has developed a working vaccine for a strain of E. coli that kills up to three million children worldwide every year.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 2:35:42 PM

We can feel and act independently of cultural stereotypes
Toronto, April 15 (IANS) European cultures value independence and individuality while Asian cultures prize community and harmony. This East-West divide is well established but it has nevertheless intrigued and challenged researchers to test its validity.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 2:19:56 PM

US ship attacked by Somali pirates escapes capture
Washington/Nairobi, April 15 (DPA) A US-flagged cargo ship, The Liberty Sun, was steaming to the Kenyan port of Mombasa under US Navy escort Wednesday after escaping an attempted hijacking by Somali pirates.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 1:47:36 PM

Mediterranean diet is best for your heart
Toronto, April 15 (IANS) A study by an Indian-origin Canadian researcher has established that the Mediterranean diet is the best for the health of your heart.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 1:09:03 PM

Home tooth whiteners reduce enamel strength
Washington, April 15 (IANS) New research has shown that human teeth lost some enamel hardness after the application of popular home whiteners.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 12:07:20 PM

Profits slump at world's top chipmaker Intel
Washington, April 15 (IANS) World's largest chipmaker Intel Corp said its first-quarter profit dropped 55 percent amid a weak market for personal computers, but the firm still topped Wall Street's forecasts for earnings and revenue as the PC market bottomed in February.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 12:06:14 PM

Treating HIV earlier cuts risk of death drastically
Toronto, April 15 (IANS) Initiating anti-HIV treatment early on could cut the risk of death by up to 94 percent, according to a study.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 12:05:18 PM

Junk food makes kids fatter but merrier
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Fast food and soft drinks may be fattening children but they are also making them merrier, a new study has found.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 12:00:41 PM

Facing biggest slump since 2002, Silicon Valley firms eye India
Washington, April 15 (IANS) With major companies in the Silicon Valley suffering the biggest slump since the dot-com bust, some firms are eyeing India and China to recover from the effects of a global economic meltdown.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 11:42:44 AM

Signs that US may be headed slowly toward recovery
Washington, April 15 (DPA) More than a year into one of the longest and deepest US recessions in living memory, there are signs that the world's largest economy may finally be coming around.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 10:29:33 AM

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