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Cannabis could be as addictive as drugs

Sep 2 2014, 8:30am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 2 (IANS) As more people are able to obtain and consume cannabis legally for medical and, in some states in the US, recreational use, people are less likely to perceive it as addictive or harmful. But a... Read more Sep 2 2014, 8:30am CDT
 
 

New sensor to detect tiny, individual nano-particles

Sep 2 2014, 8:28am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, a team of researchers has developed a new sensor that can detect and count nano-particles, at sizes as small as ten nano-metres, one at a time. Read more Sep 2 2014, 8:28am CDT
 
 

Experiential purchases more satisfying than material ones

Sep 2 2014, 5:06am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Spending money doing things or buying experiences makes people feel a lot more happier than spending money on material things, a study says. Read more Sep 2 2014, 5:06am CDT
 
 

Eat fruits daily for healthy heart

Sep 2 2014, 4:54am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 2 (IANS) Daily fruit consumption cuts the overall risk of death by 32 percent and cardio-vascular diseases (CVDs) by up to 40 percent, a study shows. Read more Sep 2 2014, 4:54am CDT
 
 

NASA building traffic control system for drones

Sep 2 2014, 4:52am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 2 (IANS) NASA is developing a drone traffic management programme that would work as a separate air traffic control system for drones flying low to the ground at 400 to 500 feet. Read more Sep 2 2014, 4:52am CDT
 
 

App that enhances smartphone battery life

Sep 2 2014, 4:50am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Are you frustrated by the limited battery life of your smartphone? No need to fret any longer as a US professor has created a free app called Estar that reveals how certain apps drain a smartphone... Read more Sep 2 2014, 4:50am CDT
 
 

App that can delete message even after it is sent

Sep 2 2014, 4:36am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) If you have erroneously sent a message to your dad and wish that it should not be seen, here comes a unique app that will help you delete that instantly. Read more Sep 2 2014, 4:36am CDT
 
 

Cab sharing helps cut cost, curbs CO2 emission

Sep 2 2014, 4:14am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Sharing a cab may help reduce total travel time by up to 40 percent, with corresponding reductions in operational costs and carbon dioxide emissions, says a new study. Read more Sep 2 2014, 4:14am CDT
 
 

Scientists get ready for mock on-site nuclear inspection

Sep 2 2014, 1:20am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Some 40 scientists and technicians from around the world will descend on Jordan in November to take part in a simulated on-site inspection of a suspected nuclear test site on the banks of the... Read more Sep 2 2014, 1:20am CDT
 
 

Russian space 'sex geckos' found dead

Sep 2 2014, 12:20am CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS) Four female lizards and one male who were sent to space to understand the effects of weightlessness on sexual intercourse have died, the Russian Space Agency said in a statement. Read more Sep 2 2014, 12:20am CDT
 
 

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