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Last updated: Monday, May 25, 2015 2:42:17 PM

Lowly female chimps better social networkers
New York, May 22 (IANS) Female chimpanzees who rank low in terms of reproductive success seek out other girl pals with similar status, finds a new study on social relationships among apes.

Friday, May 22, 2015 3:18:03 PM

'World War Z' sequel set for June 2017
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) The sequel of Brad Pitt's 2013 apocalyptic action horror film "World War Z" will release on June 9, 2017, Paramount Pictures has announced.

Friday, May 22, 2015 3:06:17 PM

Woman entrepreneur controls Hillary's Twitter account
New York, May 22 (IANS) Ever heard of Mary Jo Brown? Well, she is the proud manager of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's Twitter account - for a while though.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:54:03 PM

Reese Witherspoon in talks for 'Tink'
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon has been approached to star in "Tink", a live-action film based on the "Peter Pan" character Tinker Bell.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:42:16 PM

Chronic gambling linked to depression
Toronto, May 22 (IANS) Gambling and depression could develop hand-in-hand from the teenage years to early adulthood.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:42:15 PM

Unfinished memoirs of Orson Welles found
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Experts from the University of Michigan have said that they had found an unfinished personal memoir of celebrated filmmaker Orson Welles, Efe news agency reported on Friday.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:38:03 PM

Kanye West donates $133,000 to art institution
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has donated $133,000, a part of the proceeds from his Louis Vuitton Foundation concerts, to Chicago-based arts institution Donda's House.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:24:04 PM

Mark Ruffalo to receive award at Giffoni film fest
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Actor Mark Ruffalo, best known as The Hulk from "Avengers" franchise, will be honoured with the Giffoni Experience Award at the Giffoni Film Festival, said to be Europe's largest film festival for children.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:16:17 PM

Plants defend themselves while being eaten
New York, May 22 (IANS) Vegetarians please note! Next time when you chew upon your favourite lettuce, be a little more considerate.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:16:16 PM

This electronic device can self-destruct
New York, May 22 (IANS) In what could help reduce electronic waste and boost sustainable manufacturing, US researchers have developed electronic devices that can self-destruct when heated.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:12:13 PM

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