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Last updated: Saturday, December 20, 2014 2:08:04 PM

Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:58:04 PM

Go for independent justice panels, Nepal told
New York, Dec 19 (IANS) Nepal should ensure more victim participation and improve transparency while selecting candidates for two independent panels on the country's decade-long conflict, eight local and international human rights groups and conflict-era victims groups said Friday.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:50:06 PM

New cylinders for CNG cars offer longer journeys
New York, Dec 19 (IANS) Scientists at Rice University are looking at new materials for developing cylinders that can store compressed natural gas (CNG) at low pressure and at room temperature for longer, efficient journeys.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:38:13 PM

Tweets with images, hashtags get more re-tweets
New York, Dec 19 (IANS) A study that analysed two million tweets has found images in a tweet increases chances of its re-tweet more than four times.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:32:12 PM

Bolivia ends year with improved FIFA ranking
La Paz, Dec 19 (IANS) Bolivia's national football team ended the year with a notable improvement in its FIFA rankings, up two places to 85.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:30:10 PM

Decoded: How human colour vision evolved
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) Who got the colour vision first, humans or chimpanzees? According to biologists from Georgia-based Emory University, humans actually got the ability to see colours from gorillas and chimpanzees in the evolution process.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:22:06 PM

Ajax equal biggest home defeat to crash out of Dutch Cup
Amsterdam, Dec 19 (IANS) After a lacklustre performance and defensive errors AFC Ajax suffered a 0-4 defeat against Vitesse in the last sixteen of the KNVB Beker, the Dutch Cup at the Amsterdam Arena here.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:04:05 PM

Earth meteorite indicates water reservoir on Mars
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) The US space agency and an international team of planetary scientists have found evidence in meteorites on earth that indicate Mars has a distinct reservoir of water or ice near its surface.

Friday, December 19, 2014 11:36:22 AM

Internet addiction affects six percent of people worldwide
New York, Dec 19 (IANS) A study has revealed that six percent of people are suffering from internet addiction worldwide, hampering their health and interpersonal relationships.

Friday, December 19, 2014 11:02:17 AM

Corinthians sign Colombian striker Mendoza
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 19 (IANS) Brazilian giants Corinthians have signed Colombian striker Stiven Mendonza on a four-year deal.

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:32:21 AM

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