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Lab-grown blood vessels to help kids with heart defects
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) In a groundbreaking feat, a team of biomedical engineers has successfully implanted lab-grown artificial blood vessels in young lambs which are capable of growth within the recipient.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:50:04 AM

Peres one of few people who changed history:
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has termed former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday morning, as one of the few people who changed the course of human history.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:40:05 AM

Post-debate, Trump team hits moderator Holt for 'hostile questions'
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his campaign has complained that debate moderator Lester Holt had targeted him for unfair questioning while neglecting to ask his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton about any of her various scandals.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:24:06 AM

Taking Trump cut-out for a ride costs driver $136
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) A driver trying to get through a carpool lane -- high-occupancy vehicle lane -- with a giant cut-out of Donald Trump's head has been fined $136.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:24:04 AM

Oil prices slip as OPEC-deal expectation dims
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Oil prices fell on Tuesday as Iran said it was not willing to freeze its oil output at current levels, denting market expectation for a output-freeze deal among Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:36:04 AM

Have $200,000? Get set to live on Mars courtesy Elon Musk
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Have a dream to live on Mars in the future? Arrange $200,000 and entrepreneur and founder of US spacecraft firm SpaceX Elon Musk will take you there.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 9:56:04 AM

India's Saarc pullout: US wants Pakistan to act against terrorists
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) With India deciding to pull out of the Saarc Summit scheduled to be held in Islamabad in November, the US has said that it continues to pressurise Pakistan to act against terror safe havens within its borders while calling for "de-escalation of the political discourse" between the two South Asian neighbours.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 9:16:03 AM

We're survivors of sexual assault in some way: Viola Davis
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Viola Davis says her own experiences with sexual assault led her to become an advocate for the Rape Foundation, adding that "we are all survivors of sexual assault in some way, shape or form".

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:00:05 AM

92% of people live in places with unhealthy air, says UN agency
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) New interactive maps from the World Health Organization (WHO) on air pollution have been released on Tuesday, confirming that 92 per cent of the world's population live in places where air pollution levels exceed WHO limits, a UN spokesman told reporters here.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:40:04 AM

Priyanka feels 'blessed' to work with Blair Underwood, Aunjanue Ellis
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra is having a great time working with Blair Underwood and Aunjanue Ellis in Season 2 of American TV series "Quantico". She says she feels blessed to share screen space with them.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:56:04 AM

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