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A novel way to spot dyslexia in kids

Sep 16 2014, 1:54am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 16 (IANS) There could soon be a tool to spot kids at risk of developing reading difficulties before they experience the challenges as researchers have found that white matter volume in the brain is key to... Read more Sep 16 2014, 1:54am CDT
 
 

Early Earth had conditions similar to present day: Study

Sep 16 2014, 1:12am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Conditions on the Earth for the first 500 million years after its formation may have been surprisingly similar to present day conditions - complete with oceans, continents and active crustal... Read more Sep 16 2014, 1:12am CDT
 
 

Danish experts to help combat Ebola in Liberia

Sep 16 2014, 12:54am CDT | by IANS

Copenhagen, Sep 16 (IANS) Denmark will be sending four experts to Liberia to help support the global fight against the spread of the Ebola virus. Read more Sep 16 2014, 12:54am CDT
 
 

US to expand Ebola response in West Africa

Sep 16 2014, 12:20am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama plans to announce this week an expanded response to the Ebola virus disease epidemic in West Africa, the White House said. Read more Sep 16 2014, 12:20am CDT
 
 

'Cell-like' structure points towards life on Mars

Sep 16 2014, 12:12am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 16 (IANS) A tiny fragment of Martian meteorite 1.3 billion years old has made a strong case for the possibility of life on Mars, say scientists. Read more Sep 16 2014, 12:12am CDT
 
 

Boeing may get NASA contract for space taxis: WSJ

Sep 16 2014, 12:06am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The US multinational Boeing Co is poised to beat two other rivals in the race to get a multi-billion dollar NASA contract to carry astronauts in space taxis, Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported. Read more Sep 16 2014, 12:06am CDT
 
 

A quarter of Italian students smoke marijuana

Sep 15 2014, 11:42pm CDT | by IANS

Rome, Sep 16 (IANS) A parliamentary report on drug dependency has showed that a quarter of Italian students aged between 15 and 18 smoke marijuana. Read more Sep 15 2014, 11:42pm CDT
 
 

'India-US partnership can touch $1 trillion by 2030'

Sep 15 2014, 11:00pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landmark visit to the US later this month, an Indian foreign policy think tank has raised the tantalising prospect of India-US Partnership... Read more Sep 15 2014, 11:00pm CDT
 
 

Russia to expand economic cooperation within SCO: Putin

Sep 15 2014, 10:38pm CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Sep 16 (IANS) Russia will promote economic cooperation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and take joint measures on issues such as energy security, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said Monday. Read more Sep 15 2014, 10:38pm CDT
 
 

Chinese yuan weakens

Sep 15 2014, 10:30pm CDT | by IANS

Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 10 basis points to 6.1462 against the US dollar in its central parity rate Tuesday, authorities said. Read more Sep 15 2014, 10:30pm CDT
 
 

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