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Missing gene renders fruit flies clueless about sex
Washington, July 26 (IANS) A missing gene for a particular odour receptor leaves male fruit flies clueless about sex, according to a Duke University Medical Centre study.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 3:56:57 PM

'Poor nations equally worried about environment'
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Poor nations are conscious of the need to protect the environment, notwithstanding assumptions that they are too preoccupied with basic needs to be able to do so.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 3:33:09 PM

Cranberry juice can prevent urinary tract infections
Washington, July 26 (IANS) People consume cranberry juice believing it would keep urinary tract infections at bay, though the exact mechanism has not been well understood.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 3:17:08 PM

UPA victory energises Indian Overseas Congress
London, July 26 (IANS) The victory of the Congress-led ruling coalition in India has boosted the party's decades-old overseas branches, the head of the British unit said at a celebratory dinner.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 3:10:17 PM

Maradona feels Messi needs to show more character
Buenos Aires, July 26 (Xinhua) Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona feels that Lionel Messi needs to show more character, after his club Barcelona refused to let him go for the Beijing Olympics.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 3:09:09 PM

Miley Cyrus blames media for keeping guys away
London, July 26 (IANS) Teen star Miley Cyrus is on the hunt for love and says media reports about her are keeping guys away.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 3:08:14 PM

Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten sings racist songs in pub
London, July 26 (IANS) Johnny Rotten, the outspoken former lead singer of the Sex Pistols, sang racist songs in a pub when the staff refused to serve him more alcohol.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 1:48:48 PM

California bans trans fats in restaurants
San Francisco, July 26 (DPA) The governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a law banning trans fats in restaurants. The measure will make California the only state in the US with such a tough ban.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 11:53:53 AM

Madonna, Ritchie to save marriage through Jewish ceremony?
London, July 26 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna is reportedly trying to save her marriage to British director Guy Ritchie by inviting all her friends for a 'Shabbat Nachamu' - a night of consolation according to Jewish custom.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 11:40:29 AM

US soldiers to learn guerrilla warfare in Mizoram forest
Vairengte (Mizoram), July 26 (IANS) Thirty US soldiers are set to undergo training for three weeks in low-intensity guerrilla warfare from Indian anti-terror experts in the forests of Mizoram, military officials said Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 11:13:02 AM

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