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Last updated: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:22:11 PM

No 'disrespect' meant to Obama: Netanyahu
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his speech to Congress scheduled for Tuesday is not meant to signal any "disrespect" for US President Barack Obama but he feels "a moral obligation" to warn lawmakers of the dangers of cutting a deal with Iran over its nuclear programme.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:54:03 PM

Black phosphorus is new 'wonder material'
New York, March 3 (IANS) Black phosphorus can be used to transfer data at high speed on nanoscale optical circuits, a new research has found.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:14:03 PM

Build sensors at home with high-tech pens
New York, March 3 (IANS) Engineers have developed a new simple tool that can help you build a sensor anywhere.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:12:17 PM

Facebook addiction can lead to depression
New York, March 3 (IANS) Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could drive you to depression, a new study warns.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:12:16 PM

Oral swabs could be new frontier in TB diagnosis
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Easy-to-obtain oral swab samples can significantly improve diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB), new research has found.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:12:15 PM

Mammals are more like their fathers genetically
Washington, March 3 (IANS) You may resemble or act more like your mother, but first-of-its-kind research reveals that mammals are genetically more like their fathers.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:10:06 PM

New nanodevice defeats drug resistance
New York, March 3 (IANS) Scientists have developed a nanodevice that can block the genes that make tumours drug resistant and then launch a new chemotherapy attack against the growth.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:08:03 PM

Watching sad films can make you fat
New York, March 3 (IANS) Love watching sad movies? Check out your weight. According to an interesting study, movie-goers watching tearjerkers ate more popcorn in various settings.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 2:00:06 PM

Brazilian football clubs to lose points for salary delays
Rio de Janeiro, March 3 (IANS) Brazilian clubs will be docked points for delayed salary payments under a move approved by the country's football federation (CBF).

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:50:06 PM

Ecuador's Barcelona to play Freedom in Copa Libertadores
Guayaquil, March 3 (IANS) Ecuador's football club Barcelona will face Paraguay's Freedom in their Copa Libertadores match at the Monumental Stadium here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:38:04 PM

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