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This embryonic gene may help fight ageing
New York, July 26 (IANS) The fountain of youth may reside in an embryonic stem cell gene named Nanog, suggests new research that may lead to treatments for conditions due to reduced bone strength, Alzheimer's and other age-related disorders.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:10:03 PM

Australia praises efforts to ready Olympic village
Rio de Janeiro, July 26 (IANS) Australia's Olympic delegation chief has praised efforts to fix problems at the Rio 2016 athletes' village and said the team is likely to check into the complex on Wednesday.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:48:05 PM

Argentina equal their largest Olympic delegation
Rio de Janeiro, July 26 (IANS) With the qualification of gymnast Nicolas Cordoba, Argentina will go to the Rio Olympics with 213 athletes, the same number as for London 1948, the largest delegation in their history.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:48:04 PM

Preparing for your dream job? Opt for an in-person interview
Washington, July 26 (IANS) When it comes to facing a job interview, better go in-person instead of a video-based or other technology-mediated interviews, if you have the options, new research suggests.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:38:04 PM

'Bullish' tweets offer clues to stock performance
New York, July 26 (IANS) Can financial intelligence be found in the "twitterverse" which can provide clues to how a stock will perform? Yes, says a team from Johns Hopkins University.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:20:04 PM

Pato set for Villarreal move
Rio de Janeiro, July 26 (IANS) Corinthians have agreed to sell striker Alexandre Pato to Spain's Villarreal, the Brazilian club's former president has said.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:16:03 PM

Juventus close in on teenage Brazil striker
Rio de Janeiro, July 26 (IANS) Teenage Brazil striker Gabriel Barbosa is close to joining Juventus for 20 million euros, according to media reports.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:14:03 PM

Amid revolt by supporters, Sanders tries to rally support for Clinton
Philadelphia (US), July 26 (IANS) Amid a sustained revolt by his supporters, Bernie Sanders, the unsuccessful insurgent candidate for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, struggled on Monday night to rally the fractured party to support Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump, the Republican Party nominee.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:04:04 PM

Placenta-on-a-chip to shed light on causes of preterm birth
New York, July 26 (IANS) To better understand the causes of premature birth and devise ways to prevent it, researchers at University of Pennsylvania have developed a placenta-on-a-chip that can fully model the transport of nutrients across the placental barrier.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:32:04 PM

Sharon blasts Ozzy Osbourne
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS) TV show host Sharon Osbourne has slammed her estranged husband Ozzy Osbourne after he commented on their marriage during an appearance on "Good Morning America".

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:00:09 PM

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