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Microsoft apps to come pre-loaded on Lenovo devices
San Francisco, Aug 23 (IANS) Select Microsoft apps such as Office, OneDrive and Skype will now come pre-installed on Lenovo smartphones that use the Android operating system, the two companies announced on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:24:04 PM

Umbilical cells linked to increase risk of obesity
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Children born to obese mothers are likely to be at an increased risk of obesity as a result of their umbilical cells showing impaired expression of genes regulating cell energy and metabolism, a study has found.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:30:04 PM

Technology use may have weakened grip strength of millennials
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Frequent usage of technology at work and play and in leisure activities may have weakened grip strength of the millennials, suggests new research.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:24:04 PM

Judge orders speedy release of newly-discovered Clinton emails
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has uncovered nearly 15,000 new emails to or from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton when she served as Secretary of State and sought their speedy release.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:18:04 PM

Use alternatives to food to comfort infants: Study
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Parents could reward infants with activity or cuddling rather than food, encouraging healthy behaviour and lifestyle in the future, says a study.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:00:04 PM

Soluble corn fibre can help women build stronger bones
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Supplementing food with soluble corn fibre at two critical times in a woman's life - adolescence and post-menopause - can help build and retain calcium in the bones, two studies have found.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:26:04 PM

Antibiotics may up Type 1 diabetes risk in children
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Parents need to be extra careful while giving antibiotics to children as new research has found that the commonly-prescribed drug can significantly increase the risk for Type 1 diabetes.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:18:04 PM

Why some animals are nocturnal
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Researchers have discovered how differences in sleep and wakefulness mechanisms make many animals sleep at night and be active during the day, while others do the reverse.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:56:04 PM

Chimps are more cooperative than competitive: Study
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) When presented with a choice, chimpanzees are likely to work together up to five times more than competing with fellow apes, finds an interesting study.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:44:04 PM

Benedict Cumberbatch to join 'Thor: Ragnarok' gang (Lead, correcting last para)
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is expected to make an appearance in "Thor: Ragnarok", the third instalment in the "Thor" film series starring Chris Hemsworth.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:30:06 PM

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