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Saturday 25 May, 2013.
Molecule that triggers sensation of itch discovered
Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that a small molecule released in the spinal cord in mice triggers a process that is later experienced in the brain as the sensation of itch.
Australian scientists working on genetics of Anorexia
Australian scientists along with US and Scandinavian researchers are working on a study to determine the genetics behind an eating disorder called Anorexia.
AIDS scientists optimistic of AIDS cure, for some
Top AIDS scientists were optimistic of finding a cure for the disease that has claimed 30 million lives -- but said it might not work for all people.
Malaria infected mosquitoes more attracted to human odour
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that female mosquitoes infected with malaria parasites are significantly more attracted to human odour than uninfected mosquitoes.
Brain frontal lobes not sole centre of human intelligence
Human intelligence cannot be explained by the size of the brain's frontal lobes, claim researchers.
Study: Healthy lifestyle offsets work-related stress
People with job stress may lower their risk of heart disease by adapting a healthy lifestyle, a new study has found.
Drug-resistant malaria parasite discovered
Scientists have discovered three new drug-resistant strains of the malaria parasite in Cambodia, which they say have spread to other parts of Asia as well.
Gene that halts cancer growth discovered
Scientists have identified a "master regulator" gene that, when repressed in cancer cells, puts a halt to tumours and stops them from enlarging and spreading to distant sites.
Punjab to spend over Rs 100 crore to modernise health care
Punjab govt has sanctioned Rs 102 crore to equip 22 district hospitals, 41 sub-divisional hospitals and 37 community health centres with latest medical and diagnostic facilities to strengthen the state's health care network.
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Malayalam to be granted status of classical language
Malayalam will soon be granted the status of a classical language, the Union Cabinet on Thursday approved classifying Malayalam as a 'Classical Language', Finance Min P Chidambaram said.
As on 25-May-2013
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