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California Diaspora: Some blows, some clout

Despite the Tri Valley University case and hate crimes, the Indian-American community gained ground in California, says Ritu Jha. After turning pages of old notes, sifting through the year's saved......

Here's how cigarette smoke causes cancer

Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have discovered that hydrogen peroxide or similar oxidants are what actually cause healthy lung cells to become cancerous.The researchers say that......

How the Internet was born, 25 years ago

November 12 marked 25 years of the beginning of the World Wide Web. Shivanand Kanavi gives us the story of how it all began. 'Great Cloud. Please help me. I am away from my beloved and miss her......

Indian scientists' new DNA chip for speeding up rice breeding

One Chinese lie has been finally nailed this time by a team of Indian scientists who provide irrefutable evidence that rice did originate in India, a fact contested by China.  If one......

14 odd PHOTOS from a mad, mad world

Odd photos that prove we live in a mad, mad world.    A child touches the biggest watermelon on display during an annual watermelon festival in Daxing district in Beijing,......

Fix age and wage issues before raising H-1B cap, argues visa's critic

Norman Matloff, professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, believes that the US has enough highly skilled engineers and raising the cap on H-1B would hamper the wages of......

New tool to pinpoint oil reserves developed

Scientists have developed a new tool that can precisely pinpoint where petroleum and gas reserves have accumulated. The tool is a new index that provides a better understanding of how oil......

Engineered bacteria make fuel from sunlight

In a bid to find a substitute to fossil fuels as raw material for the chemical industry, scientists have engineered bacteria, which could help grow chemical precursors for fuels and plastics."Most......

Vinod Khosla on the future of green technologies

Vinod Khosla, the iconic billionaire has once again demonstrated why he is the undisputed 'venture capitalist with the Midas touch'. When it comes to clean technology, no one can rival Khosla's......

Obama to introduce radical reforms: Report

President-elect Barack Obama is promising to intervene in the economy in ways that US hasn't tried since the 1970s, favouring some industries and products while hobbling others, a media report said......

If a film's set in India, you'll spot a cow!

I don't know if it's sacred, but it's a cow alright. I call the game cow-spotting. These days, if it's a film set in India, sooner or later you'll find the cow. Cows holding up traffic are......

Winter Olympics: Golden day for US athletes

Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn and Shani Davis all struck gold on Wednesday as the United States transformed a bleak Vancouver Olympics into their own winter wonderland with a dazzling show of......

AT&T ends sponsorship of scandal-hit Tiger Woods

AT&T Inc said on Thursday it isterminating its sponsorship agreement with Tiger Woods, joining the list of companies that have distanced themselves from the top golfer in the wake of a sex scandal.......

Woods scandal cost shareholders up to $12 billion

The sex scandal that engulfed Tiger Woods may have cost shareholders of companies endorsed by the world's No. 1 golfer up to $12 billion (7.5 billion pounds) in losses, according to a study by two......

Earnhardt discharged from hospital

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has left a California hospital after treatment for second-degree burns suffered when his car burst into flames during a practice run for a race.Earnhardt left the......

'I don't think I have a weakness'

He is of impeccable pedigree. Prakash Amritraj, son of Indian tennis legend Vijay Amritraj, is around six feet and cuts a muscular figure as he confidently stalks the tennis court. He was the......
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Loneliness Induces Biological Changes Which Cause Diseases and Early Death

Researchers have discovered that loneliness actually triggers physical responses in the body which make people sick. The study by the University... ...
Are pets in the bedroom a problem for sleep?

Reuters/Leonhard Foeger One-and-a-half-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, Ella, sits on a bed at Hotel Sacher in Vienna July 30, 2013. There are... ...
Kaiser Permanente Study finds Breastfeeding Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Following Gestational Diabetes Pregnancy

Monday, November 23, 2015 OAKLAND, Calif. , Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Women with gestational diabetes who consistently and continuously... ...
Gratitude May Help Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

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3 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask a Job Candidate

Interviewing a well-spoken job seeker makes it tough to discern whether her pleasant interview personality actually represents the type of employee... ...

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