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New guidelines for prostate cancer testing

Dec 4 2014, 3:52am CST

Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Prostate cancer checks in Australia are set to improve after cancer agencies and health experts reached an agreement on new testing guidelines at the World Cancer Congress (WCC) currently being... Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:52am CST
 
 

Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human

Dec 4 2014, 3:44am CST

Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:44am CST
 
 

Insects compete with rats to clear garbage

Dec 4 2014, 3:40am CST

New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Insects play a very important role in cleaning up cities and they compete with other pests like rats and pigeons in their endeavour, a study has said. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:40am CST
 
 

Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'

Dec 4 2014, 3:30am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long... Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:30am CST
 
 

Novel imaging to identify if TB drugs are working

Dec 4 2014, 3:28am CST

Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:28am CST
 
 

Brain network behind superior reasoning skills identified

Dec 4 2014, 2:58am CST

Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Scientists have found mounting evidence that helps explain how humans have excelled in "relational reasoning" or superior reasoning. Read more Dec 4 2014, 2:58am CST
 
 

Sleep protein protects from cancer

Dec 4 2014, 2:50am CST

Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) A new protein responsible for regulating the body's sleep cycle, or circadian rhythm, also protects the body from developing sporadic forms of cancers, new research has found. Read more Dec 4 2014, 2:50am CST
 
 

Significant breakthrough by scientists to curb malaria

Dec 4 2014, 2:40am CST

Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough, Australian scientists have discovered a new way to destroy the malaria parasite which kills more than 500,000 people every year. Read more Dec 4 2014, 2:40am CST
 
 

Pandas more resilient, flexible than thought

Dec 4 2014, 2:36am CST

New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Pandas are not quite as delicate, and picky about their habitat, as previously thought, finds a research on the difficult-to-study endangered animal. Read more Dec 4 2014, 2:36am CST
 
 

Dead geckos feet are also sticky

Dec 4 2014, 1:56am CST

New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Death has no impact on sticky gecko feet, lab experiments by biologists on live and dead geckos have proved. Read more Dec 4 2014, 1:56am CST
 
 

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