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'Most stem cell-based cosmetic surgeries fake'
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Next time you come across an advertisement offering cosmetic stem cell procedures not only to give your skin a glowing look but also to stop it from growing old, beware.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:58:03 PM

Carbon dioxide can be future fuel source
New York, July 30 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough, scientists have synthesised a catalyst that improves the system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas -- a precursor of gasoline and other energy-rich products.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:54:05 PM

Tips to de-stress at work place
Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) With a demanding boss, a long list of to-dos, and negative environment, you get stressed in office. Beat the stress by downloading an app or gorging on oranges.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:50:09 PM

Screens to replace reading glasses
New York, July 30 (IANS) If researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California-Berkeley have their way, vision-correcting displays will throw eyeglasses or contact lenses into the trash can.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:08:09 PM

Acupuncture boon for breast cancer patients
New York, July 30 (IANS) Acupuncture can bring significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients, a study shows.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:06:19 PM

Healthy lifestyle can fight stress-related ageing
New York, July 30 (IANS) Typical experiences of life stressors like death, care-giving and job loss may accelerate cellular ageing, but these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well, says a study.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:56:24 PM

Response to food images linked to glucose levels
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Does the mere sight of food ignite desire to gorge upon high-calorie meals? This may well be due to low blood sugar levels in your body.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:56:23 PM

'Killer sperm' stops cross-species mating
New York, July 30 (IANS) In what could offer new insight into how the many species on the earth remain distinct from one another, researchers have found that mating with its different species make some worms sterile and even results in their death.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:52:16 PM

Menu design can spoil diners' mood
New York, July 30 (IANS) If you have ordered the wrong food at a restaurant, do not blame yourself. Curse the menu instead.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:10:06 PM

Sweetened beverages can impair memory
New York, July 30 (IANS) Limit your sugar-sweetened beverage intake if you are a teenager. An alarming study shows that daily consumption of beverages can impair your ability to learn and remember.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:10:05 PM

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