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Study links physical attraction with height controlling genes  Jan 20, 9:11 am
Washington D.C., Jan. 20 (ANI): A recent study has suggested that a person's choice of romantic partner can be determined by genes.
SRK admits to changing B`Town scenario  Oct 17, 10:35 am
Karachi, Oct. 17(ANI): Shah Rukh Khan, who recently received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh, said in his speech that he took a leap to change the previous scenario in Bollywood.
Velociraptor's newly-discovered cousin had bird-like wings  Jul 17, 5:44 pm
Washington DC, July 17 (ANI): If a new research is to be believed, a newly identified species of feathered dinosaur might be the largest ever discovered in China to have a well-preserved set of bird-like wings.
Revolutionary 'trigger' paves way to halt breast cancer spread  Jun 9, 2:15 pm
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Scientists will now be able to find new therapies to halt the spread of breast cancer tumour, thanks to the revolutionary discovery of the disease's trigger.
Air pollution behind decline in monsoon rains  Oct 2, 2:42 pm
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that it maybe human induced air pollution that has caused a decline in the annual monsoon rainfall over the past 50 years.
Slow diminution of child mortality must be fastened  Oct 2, 1:59 pm
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A study has reported that millions of children across the world die before the age of five.
How 'birds' evolved from dinosaurs   Sep 26, 11:19 am
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Scientists have found crucial information on how birds evolved with the help of most comprehensive dinosaur family tree ever.
What makes sheep different from goats revealed  Jun 6, 2:40 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute have cracked the genetic code of sheep to reveal how they became a distinct species from goats around four million years ago.
Gene manipulation helps regenerate organs for first time ever  Apr 9, 11:38 am
London, April 9 (ANI): Researchers from University of Edinburgh have succeeded for the first time in regenerating an elderly organ in a living animal has been to a youthful state by manipulating DNA.
Malala reunites with friends also injured in Taliban attack   Oct 20, 11:57 am
London, Oct. 20 (ANI): Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education, has reunited with two friends also injured in the school bus attack.
Early math and reading skills linked to job and income in adulthood  May 9, 10:53 am
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Children who have higher reading and math skills at age 7 are likely to have higher incomes, better housing, and better jobs in adulthood, according to a new research.
'Grow your own' hip replacement encourages real bone to re-grow  Feb 10, 11:27 am
Washington, February 10 (ANI): A seven-year partnership between the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh has resulted in an artificial bone, created using stem cells and a new lightweight plastic, that could soon be used to heal shattered limbs.
Anti-depressants could boost recovery after stroke  Dec 6, 5:17 pm
London, December 6 (ANI): Anti-depressants could help stroke patients recover more quickly by 'rebuilding' brain, researchers have suggested.
Ancient 'genetic accident' led to origin of intelligence and mental illness  Dec 3, 11:17 am
London, December 3 (ANI): Researchers have identified the moment in history when the genes that enabled us to think and reason evolved.
Exercise may help keep brain healthy in elderly  Oct 23, 11:57 am
Washington, October 23 (ANI): Older adults who exercise may better protect their brain from age-related changes than those who do not, according to a study.
Soon, heart pills 'as good as statins without side-effects'  Aug 27, 12:12 pm
London, August 27 (ANI): A major breakthrough by British scientists could lead to a new cholesterol-busting pill without the potentially dangerous side effects of statins.
Human embryos frozen for 18 years yield viable stem cells for research  Aug 14, 4:16 pm
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Even after being frozen for 18 years, human embryos can be thawed, grown in the laboratory, and successfully induced to produce human embryonic stem (ES) cells, which represent a valuable resource for drug screening and medical research.
Pele praying Brazil clinches 'elusive' Olympic soccer gold   Aug 10, 3:16 pm
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Veteran soccer star Edson Arantes do Nascimento, a.k.a Pele, who recently received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh, hopes Brazil clinches gold in the Olympic football final.
Chimps and orangutans have human-like personalities  May 24, 3:29 pm
London, May 24 (ANI): Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities "like people", a new study has claimed.
Low testosterone levels could trigger diabetes in men  May 5, 10:16 am
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Men with low levels of testosterone could be at increased risk of developing diabetes, a new study has suggested.
Achilles' heel for life-threatening malaria identified  Apr 21, 12:12 pm
Washington, April 21 (ANI): A link between different strains of malaria parasites that cause severe disease has been identified, which could help develop vaccines or drugs against life-threatening cases of the infection.
Craters on Mars may be hiding life  Apr 17, 12:19 pm
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Craters on Earth made by asteroid impacts may provide clues in search for life on other planets, scientists have suggested.
Repeated 'little' paracetamol overdoses could be fatal   Nov 23, 1:37 pm
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Taking even slightly too much paracetamol over a period of several days can cause a dangerous overdose that is difficult to spot, but can put the person at danger of dying, a new study has warned.
Multiple malaria vaccine to fight different forms of disease developed  Oct 27, 11:16 am
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have created a new multiple malaria vaccine which they believe could be the first to tackle different forms of the disease and help those most vulnerable to infection.
'Fat genes' could be the latest weapon in the fight against obesity  Sep 9, 3:00 pm
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have identified genes in mice that encourage fat storage and prevent its breakdown, regardless of diet, and they think humans could carry identical or similar genes.