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Scientists map how white blood cells repair wounds
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Based on more than 50 experiments with mice, scientists have mapped out the basic steps taken by a particular set of white blood cells in setting the pace for recovery after serious lung injury.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 2:47:01 PM

Archaeologists stumble on gemstone with Alexander's portrait
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Archaeologists have uncovered a rare gemstone engraved with the portrait of Alexander the Great during excavations at Tel Dor in Israel.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 2:43:04 PM

Krishna to present Indian stand on climate change at UN summit
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S M Krishna will articulate India's stand on climate change at the UN summit being hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 2:04:08 PM

Stress, upheaval steer people away from comfort foods
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Stress and upheaval actually seem to steer people away from comfort foods and prompt them to choose less-familiar items.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:36:53 PM

Skinny friends with big appetites bad for weight watching
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) If you are watching your waistline, then try to avoid skinny friends with big appetites, says a new study.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:26:29 PM

Brazilian girl survives four-storey fall
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 22 (EFE) A three-year-old girl has survived after falling from the fourth floor of a building in Brazil's Sao Paulo city, authorities said.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:00:59 PM

Varsity student is Mexico's nominee for Miss Universe
Mexico City, Sep 22 (EFE) Jimena Navarrete Rosete, a university student, will represent Mexico at the Miss Universe pageant in 2010, a media report said.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 12:58:58 PM

Clinton discusses North Korea with Asian counterparts
New York, Sep 22 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday met foreign ministers from Japan, South Korea and Australia to weigh action on North Korea's nuclear programme and Tokyo's call for a shake-up in the US-Japanese relationship.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 12:05:38 PM

More US troops is `right approach': Hamid Karzai
Washington, Sep 22 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has endorsed a US military call for more troops in the conflict-torn country, calling it 'the right approach'.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:38:29 AM

UN seeks political momentum as climate-change summit opens
New York, Sep 22 (DPA) The UN is looking to inject some much-needed political will into efforts to reach a new global climate treaty, as it hosts more than 100 world leaders Tuesday for a summit on curbing global warming.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 10:09:59 AM

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