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Gene therapy boosts cell repair in brain disorders
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to help the brain replace damaged nerve cells or neurons, a study reveals.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 5:05:53 PM

Piranha resistent fish could inspire body armour
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Brazil''s massive Arapaima fish might be reproduced by engineers for applications such as body armor, thanks to its intricately designed scales, a study reveals.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 5:05:43 PM

Males snakes pursue same sex with high estrogen
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) High estrogen levels could unwittingly wreck one''s sexuality and love life -- so beware.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 4:56:23 PM

Laser tool maps quake-related devastation in 3D
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) A new laser guided tool is helping geologists map in 3D exactly how earthquakes wreck landscapes, down to a few square inches of the devasted zone.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 2:08:07 PM

Whitney Houston''s 10 best singles
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) The 10 most popular and best-selling compositions of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest female pop legends of the 1980s and 1990s, who died here Saturday:

Sunday, February 12, 2012 2:03:07 PM

Self-improvement promotes teamwork, social skills
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Winning may have its uses, but playing in an environment that values self-improvement encourages teamwork and initiative, social skills and a sense of identity, a study reveals.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:51:58 PM

A toolkit to activate your inventiveness
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Creativity and invention, which basically hinges on problem solving, can now be activated with a toolkit designed by a scientist.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:51:47 PM

Pop star Whitney Houston dies at 48
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) One of the world''s best-selling and highly awarded music artists, Whitney Houston was found dead in a California hotel. She was 48.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:38:27 PM

Central African rainforests disappearred from climate change
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Climate change combined with human activity caused the disappearance of tropical rainforests in central Africa 3,000 years ago, a study has found.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 8:49:30 AM

Singer Whitney Houston dies at 48
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Iconic American singer Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48, her publicist said.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 7:52:48 AM

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