Everything you need to know about Khirkatanka: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Khirkatanka: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A protein that is critical to the ability of mammals to smell has been identified by researchers at the Monell Center and collaborators.
Tehran, April 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale rocked Saravan in Iran's southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan province Tuesday afternoon, reported Xinhua citing the Iranian Seismological Center.
Washington, Apr. 13 (ANI): Jonathan Winters, the comedy film and TV actor hugely popular in the '70s and '80s on shows like 'Mork and Mindy,' died on Thursday. He was 87.
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Children who avoid scary situations are likely to have anxiety disorders, a new study has found.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Grape seed and skin extract (GSSE) could be a weapon in the fight against kidney disease caused by high-fat diets, a new study has suggested.
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fifty percent of respondents in a nationwide poll are in favour of the recently introduced law banning child adoptions by Americans.
Houston, Jan 24 (IANS) Denver Nuggets defeated Houston Rockets 105-95 in NBA action at the Toyota Center.
Washington, January 8 (ANI): Using NASA's Kepler spacecraft, astronomers are beginning to find Earth-sized planets orbiting distant stars.
Los Angeles, Dec 29 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber turned babysitter when he agreed to look after basketball player Chris Paul's three-year-old son.
Washington, Dec. 26 (ANI): Rihanna and Chris Brown were spotted arriving together and sitting side-by-side at the LA Lakers vs. NY Knicks game at Staples Center, Los Angeles, on Christmas.
Washington, Dec. 22 (ANI): Jewish organizations around the world are angry at the Ukrainian government, after their politician used an Anti-Semitic slur about Mila Kunis in a Facebook rant.
Lahore, Oct. 8 (ANI): A Shiite leader has said that instead of waging a futile 'jihad' against America with guns, Muslims should boycott products from the U.S. and hurt its economy.
Tunis, Oct 4 (IANS) Tunisia Thursday extended the state of emergency by another month, Xinhua reported.
Tunis, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 94 people arrested for their involvement in an attack on the US embassy here in the capital of Tunisia will be tried in a military court, Xinhua reported.
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has praised Lebanon's Muslims for the "great respect and sincere consideration" they showed him during a vist to the country last week.
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The US has imposed travel restrictions for its employees in Pakistan following huge protests against a US-made anti-Islam film.
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) Singer Chris Brown has met parents and children affected by domestic violence during an event he co-hosted with the NGO Jenesse Center.
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is set to present her clothing line Holmes & Yang at the New York Fashion Week.
Washington, August 7 (ANI): President Barack Obama has compared Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to a reverse Robin Hood at a campaign event, essentially accusing him of robbing the poor to pay the rich.
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte claimed gold in the men's 400 metres individual medley at the London Olympics while his superstar teammate Michael Phelps failed to make the podium.
London, May 22 (ANI): NASA's Messenger spacecraft have detected Kelvin-Helmholtz waves, like on the Earth, around Mercury.
Berlin, Aug 31(ANI): German automobile manufacturing group Volkswagen has been labeled as the world's most automotive manufacturers in a new report by Center of Automotive Management (CAM).
Washington, July 21 (ANI): US space shuttle Atlantis has landed safely at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday morning, wrapping up NASA's 135th mission and 30-year space shuttle program.
Washington, July 1 (ANI): NASA scientists hoping to get a glimpse of the adolescent universe may finally do so from a revolutionary instrument on a chip called MicroSpec. he new instrument, being developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, is a far-infrared spectrometer that will be 10,000 times more sensitive and many times smaller than similar existing devices.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A new study has uncovered the potential of oncolytic viruses in killing cancer stem cells, particularly in the case of the fatal pancreatic cancer.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that aspirin can reduce cancer recurrence in patients with prostate cancer.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Actress Vanessa Hudgens has earned the top spot in celebrity searches on this week's edition of the Gossip Center Hot 45 List.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan is set to have a tough time working with dead bodies at the L.A. County Department of Coroner's facility.
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A new study from the Monell Center has highlighted the vital role taste plays as the body's gatekeeper.
London, March 30 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that Old World Monkeys have better numerical skills than previously thought.
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A new study has found that toddlers with autism who played with a limited number of toys showed more improvement in their communication skills following parent-guided treatment than those receiving other community-based treatments.
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Most children with severe cerebral palsy have starkly asymmetric pelvic bones, Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers have discovered.
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists have created new bioactive peptides that promote wound healing through growth of new blood vessels and epithelial tissue, such as skin.
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Those who make healthy lifestyle choices- such as not smoking, eating a low-fat diet high in fruits and vegetables, drinking in moderation, exercising regularly and maintaining a normal body weight - can lower risk of first time stroke by 80 percent compared to those who don't make such changes, according to revised American Heart Association/American Stroke Association guidelines.
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Reality TV star Tila Tequila, who was accused of kidnapping a photographer's girlfriend, has won a restraining order against the snapper.
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that individuals' perception of starch texture is shaped by variability in the activity of an oral enzyme known as salivary amylase.
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): Paris Hilton has struck a plea deal with prosecutors in Las Vegas over her cocaine arrest, under which she will serve a year of probation and avoid a felony charge. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the hotel heiress will plead guilty to drug possession and obstructing and officer (both misdemeanours) to avoid two consecutive six month-sentences in the Clark County Detention Center.
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Two asteroids are expected to pass by the Earth on Sept 8 at the same distance as the moon from our planet.
London, Sep 7 (ANI): NASA is creating a new self-sacrifice mechanism, in which future space probes will see many small spacecrafts working in co-operatio, but will commit hara-kiri if they begin to fail and risk damaging their comrades.
Kuala Lumpur, August 25 (ANI): A quantitative survey has shown that Muslim men in polygamous unions are happier than their wives.
Washington, July 30 (ANI): The reason behind professional golfer Tiger Woods' mistress Rachel Uchitel leaving and returning to Celebrity Rehab has been revealed.
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Type Ia supernova brightens and dims so predictably that astronomers use the variety to measure the universe's expansion. The resulting discovery of dark energy and the accelerating universe rewrote our understanding of the cosmos. However, the origin of these supernovae still remains unknown.
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Just like dentists scrape away plaque to prevent tooth decay, it would soon be possible to keep cancer at bay by killing off precancerous cells every few months.
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new procedure for augmenting the lips using grafts of muscle and connective tissue from the neck.
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Singapore born model Tila Tequila has announced that she is retiring from the limelight to concentrate more on her pregnancy.
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Reality star Tila Tequila has decided to take a break from Hollywood to become a mother.
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Even mild to moderate kidney disease could have grave negative effects on a child's quality of life, according to research led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists have identified two genes that, when simultaneously activated, spur the most aggressive forms of human brain cancer.
London, December 23 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles will set the stage ablaze at the Grammy Awards next month.
London, Dec 11 (ANI): A mysterious glowing white spiral that appeared in the skies above Norway was the result of a failed test launch of a jinxed new Russian missile, says a Harvard astrophysicist who monitors space launches.
Washington, August 19 (ANI): If researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center are to be believed, some children with a history of severe milk allergy can safely drink milk and consume other dairy products every day.
Washington, July 30 (ANI): In an interesting new research, astronomers have determined that dwarf spheroidal galaxies, which contain few stars relative to their total mass, are formed by indulging in a cosmic dance.
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): Michael Jackson's family is scared that his dead body might be stolen after receiving weird notes from fans, sources say.
London, July 8 (ANI): Michael Jackson's brothers paid a moving tribute to the late King of Pop by wearing rhinestone-covered white gloves in their one hand.
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Scientists have found a genetic function behind breast cancer cells' ability to survive and spread to the bone years after treatment has been administered.
London, July 6 (ANI): A total of 8,750 Michael Jackson fans have been picked up in a random draw to receive tickets to attend the late King of Pop's memorial service in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
London, July 6 (ANI): Michael Jackson's fans have lashed out on touts looking to make big bucks online by auctioning the free tickets won in the lottery for the King of Pop's funeral tomorrow. ellers sparked outrage after flogging seats on websites, such as eBay, for the send-off at Los Angeles' Staples Center.
London, May 7 (ANI): A group of scientists have identified three genes that specifically mediate the metastasis, or spread, of breast cancer to the brain and how.
London, March 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that watery asteroids hurtling through the solar system gave a boost to left-handed proteins on Earth, which explains why life on our planet is 'left-handed'.
London, Mar 16 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have identified a common genetic sequence abnormality that can increase the risk of certain blood disorders.
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have identified a handful of proteins in incredibly tiny amounts that may one day help doctors distinguish between a harmless lesion in the pancreas and a potentially deadly one.
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Snoop Dogg witnessed the Nation of Islam convention at an annual event in Rosemont, Illinois on March 1.
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Singer Kelly Osbourne is said to have left the rehab, as she was photographed shopping with her mum Sharon Osbourne.
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A research team from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in the US has announced the discovery of cosmic radio noise that booms six times louder than expected.
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): In a ground-breaking discovery, scientists have for the first time found the ways to block a cancer gene's own repair mechanism, thus making chemotherapy for kidney cancer more effective and better tolerated.
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that by looking at the cosmic microwave background (CMB), which is the first radiation emitted in the universe after the big bang, will help scientists find the birthplace of comets.