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UN panel to probe Israel's Gaza bombing
United Nations, Feb 10 (Xinhua) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the global organisation will form a panel to probe into Israel's Gaza raid.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 5:02:41 AM

Crude oil prices slide below $40
New York, Feb 10 (Xinhua) Crude oil prices fell below $40 a barrel Monday on weak energy demand outlook.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 4:23:48 AM

Bio-scientists, curators pool expertise to preserve world's art, heritage
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Biotech scientists have teamed up with curators to stem the decay of world's art and cultural heritage, hastened by the depredations of climate change.

Monday, February 09, 2009 3:35:08 PM

Whales teach calves where to look for food
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Young 'right whales' learn from their mothers where to eat, prompting concerns among biologists about their ability to find new places to feed if changing climate disrupts their traditional dining areas.

Monday, February 09, 2009 3:29:05 PM

Acquiring experiences, not possessions, key to real happiness
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Acquiring experiences rather than material possessions is the key to greater happiness for both the consumer and those around them, according to a study.

Monday, February 09, 2009 3:13:22 PM

Gut feelings can be more reliable than reasoned analysis
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) You make a decision based on a 'lucky guess' which feels right, but that may not be guesswork at all, says the latest research.

Monday, February 09, 2009 3:11:38 PM

Scientists predict what a nano drug will do to a breast cancer
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Scientists successfully predicted the outcome of a nano drug on breast tumours in a pre-clinical study. Their research could help determine which patients will respond best to cancer-fighting nano drugs.

Monday, February 09, 2009 1:12:33 PM

Nearly seven tonnes of cocaine seized in Colombia
Bogota, Feb 9 (IANS) Nearly seven tonnes of cocaine were seized in Colombia from a truck that was apparently bound for a Mexican drug cartel. Two people were arrested, the police said.

Monday, February 09, 2009 12:00:29 PM

Zakir Hussain wins Grammy
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian tabla maestro Zakir Hussain has won the Grammy award as part of the winning team that created the 'Global Drum' project.

Monday, February 09, 2009 11:53:16 AM

Tamil Canadian watches TV for 72 hours, sets Guinness record
Toronto, Feb 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka-born, Toronto-based Suresh Joachim, who already has 53 Guinness records to his credit, set another Sunday by watching television non-stop for 72 hours in Stockholm.

Monday, February 09, 2009 10:37:21 AM

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