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Rotten meat scandal in China hits Starbucks

Jul 22 2014, 6:44am CDT | by IANS

Beijing, July 22 (IANS/EFE) The US coffee chain Starbucks has withdrawn some of its sandwiches from its stores in China following a scandal affecting one of its meat suppliers, Shanghai Husi Food Co., which was shut... Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:44am CDT
 
 

Condom that neutralises HIV virus gets clearance

Jul 22 2014, 6:42am CDT | by IANS

Sydney, July 22 (IANS/EFE) Australian authorities have approved a condom developed in the country which contains a substance that destroys AIDS-causing HIV and other sexually transmitted viruses almost entirely, media... Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:42am CDT
 
 

Are Disney movies behind failed relationships?

Jul 22 2014, 6:40am CDT | by IANS

London, July 22 (IANS) Love watching Disney romantic movies? You may be suffering from "Disney complexes" that may eventually mar your romantic life. Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:40am CDT
 
 

Al Jazeera bureau attacked in Gaza

Jul 22 2014, 6:12am CDT | by IANS

Gaza, July 22 (IANS) Two shots were fired at news channel Al Jazeera's bureau office in Gaza, a day after Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that his country will work to close down the network. Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:12am CDT
 
 

Bacteria use their entire body to swim

Jul 22 2014, 5:44am CDT | by IANS

New York, July 22 (IANS) Bacteria just do not swim with propellers but use the entire body, a new study shows. Read more Jul 22 2014, 5:44am CDT
 
 

Young children know all about cuteness

Jul 22 2014, 5:34am CDT | by IANS

London, July 22 (IANS) Know why your young one goes overboard the moment he/she sees that lovely kitten or a beautiful puppy? Because "cuteness" gets ingrained into his/her mind as early as age three. Read more Jul 22 2014, 5:34am CDT
 
 

Exoplanet with 704-day-long year found

Jul 22 2014, 5:22am CDT | by IANS

New York, July 22 (IANS) Using NASA's Kepler spacecraft, researchers have discovered an exoplanet with the longest known year. Read more Jul 22 2014, 5:22am CDT
 
 

Most detailed map yet of Mars developed

Jul 22 2014, 5:20am CDT | by IANS

Washington, July 22 (IANS/EFE) The US Geological Survey (USGS) has developed the most detailed map of Mars to date, which includes topographic and thermal information as well as data on the properties of the Martian... Read more Jul 22 2014, 5:20am CDT
 
 

Deadly virus detected in camel barn

Jul 22 2014, 5:10am CDT | by IANS

Dubai, July 22 (IANS) Researchers have detected genetic fragments of deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the air of a barn housing a camel infected with the virus. Read more Jul 22 2014, 5:10am CDT
 
 

Lack of awareness pushing female condoms into oblivion

Jul 22 2014, 4:56am CDT | by IANS

Washington, July 22 (IANS) Even after twenty years of introduction in the US, awareness about female condom is alarmingly limited among young adults, says a study. Read more Jul 22 2014, 4:56am CDT
 
 

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