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Wild berry extract booster for pancreatic cancer drug

Sep 18 2014, 6:04am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 18 (IANS) A wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer, reveals new research. Read more Sep 18 2014, 6:04am CDT
 
 

Male peacock doesn't sacrifice much to woo his lady

Sep 18 2014, 6:02am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 18 (IANS) The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice for love that it appears to be, researchers at the University of Leeds have found. Read more Sep 18 2014, 6:02am CDT
 
 

Babies master words differently as they grow

Sep 18 2014, 6:00am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Toddlers learn words differently as they grow and there also is a limit as to how many words they can learn each day, says a study. Read more Sep 18 2014, 6:00am CDT
 
 

Ocean acidification 'hammering' coral growth

Sep 18 2014, 5:54am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) In a disturbing trend, a team of researchers has documented that coral growth rates have plummeted 40 percent since the mid-1970s. Read more Sep 18 2014, 5:54am CDT
 
 

Chronic medical condition no bar to space travel

Sep 18 2014, 5:46am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Nurse a desire to travel in a space taxi but wary of the space flight and its impact on high blood pressure or diabetes? Take heart. Read more Sep 18 2014, 5:46am CDT
 
 

Fear of loss drives entrepreneurs

Sep 18 2014, 5:44am CDT | by IANS

Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) China looks forward to reaching consensus with India on jointly building the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday. Read more Sep 18 2014, 5:44am CDT
 
 

Play what smart kids play

Sep 18 2014, 5:32am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Plan to enrol your kid into an extra-curricular activity like music or sports? Do not just go by popular names, instead look for a place that has high achieving members. Read more Sep 18 2014, 5:32am CDT
 
 

Revealed: What sets tectonic plates in motion

Sep 18 2014, 5:12am CDT | by IANS

Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) The mystery of what kick-started the motion of our earth's massive tectonic plates across its surface has been solved by researchers at the University of Sydney. Read more Sep 18 2014, 5:12am CDT
 
 

Chimp violence not linked to human influence

Sep 18 2014, 5:10am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Chimpanzee violence is a result of adaptive strategy that gives the perpetrators an edge and not due to human disturbance, says a study that looked into patterns of inter-group aggression in... Read more Sep 18 2014, 5:10am CDT
 
 

Sensor that measures effect of wine in your mouth

Sep 18 2014, 2:48am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 18 (IANS) Researchers have developed a nano-sensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine. Read more Sep 18 2014, 2:48am CDT
 
 

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