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What got the world talking in 2014

The year 2014 is coming to an end. It was the year of conflict, the year of strife. Year 2014 will be remembered for several reasons -- the rise and threat of the Islamic State, the downing of two......

PM Modi nominates 9 people for 'Swachh Bharat' challenge

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at India Gate for launching the Swacch Bharat Mission. Photographs: PIB photos In his bid to make 'Swachh Bharat' a people's movement, Prime Minister......

Indians swap ice with rice in new bucket challenge

With the ALS ice-bucket challenge going viral on social networking websites, Indian netizens have come up with their own version, posting videos as they donate rice to those in need. In line with......

Indians swap ice with rice in new bucket challenge

With the ALS ice-bucket challenge going viral on social networking websites, Indian netizens have come up with their own version, posting videos as they donate rice to those in need. In line with......

Right-to-die advocate Jack Kevorkian passes away

Jack Kevorkian, a controversial American Pathologist known as 'Dr Death' for his efforts to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide in the United States, has died in a Detroit area hospital......

Why Microsoft CEO Nadella was drenched with ice water

Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella was drenched with a bucket of ice water as part of a challenge he took to raise awareness about a neurodegenerative disease and in turn challenged......

App that lends voice to text

In early 2010, Nirmala Godhwani, practitioner of classical Indian music for over 40 years, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).Also referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease in North......

Now, a computer programme that can write thoughts

In a discovery that could provide a new form of communication to millions of people suffering from paralysis or neurological diseases, American scientists have developed a technique that allows......

Still Alice' writer-director Richard Glatzer dies at 63

Richard Glatzer, who co-wrote and directed the Alzheimer's drama Still Alice alongside his husband, Wash Westmoreland, while battling ALS has died in Los Angeles. He was 63. Diagnosed in 2011......

Why you should head to Goa RIGHT NOW!

'One afternoon, I spotted Karan Johar and film critic Rajeev Masand having tea with Nina Gupta, the head of NFDC, and barged into their meeting.' Aseem Chhabra's IFFI diaries... Image: Gulzar and......

Salman wants Katrina in Bajirao Mastani

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali wantsKareena Kapoor to play Mastani in Bajirao Mastani. He wantsRani Mukerji as Bajirao's wife.Salman Khan, who has been signed on as Bajirao, has other ideas. He......

Salman wants Katrina in Bajirao Mastani

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali wantsKareena Kapoor to play Mastani in Bajirao Mastani. He wantsRani Mukerji as Bajirao's wife.Salman Khan, who has been signed on as Bajirao, has other ideas. He......

Watson receives Stewart Award

Tom Watson, who has given millions of dollars for research into the disease that has left his caddie and best friend Bruce Edwards unable to speak, was named the recipient of the Payne Stewart......
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Scientists create mice with a major genetic cause of ALS and FTD

( NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ) Scientists at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla., created a novel mouse that exhibits... ...

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Giving illnesses a logical name

No more animal names like swine flu, monkeypox and mad cow. Avoid place names like Spanish flu, Rift Valley fever, West Nile virus, Lyme disease... ...

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World Baseball Hall of Fame Selects Its Next 12 Inductees

PRWeb 2015-05-20 The Class of 2015's remarkable ball players are joining the original 12 Honored Members: Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Sadaharu Oh,... ...

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New Mouse Model for ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia Gene Offers Hope for Potential Therapies

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have developed a mouse model that exhibits the neuropathological and behavioral features associated with the... ...

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Alpine Exteriors tees up to raise money for ALS Golf Classic

Illinois construction and restoration company golfs for charity Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 14, 2015 CHICAGO Alpine Exteriors sponsors the ALS... ...

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