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Eating iron-biofortified grain improves students’ attention, memory

Adolescent students in a rural school in India who consumed an iron-biofortified version of the grain pearl millet exhibited improved attention and memory compared...

Hybrid Vehicles More Fuel Efficient In India, China Than in U.S.

What makes cities in India and China so frustrating to drive in—heavy traffic, aggressive driving style, few freeways—makes them ideal for saving fuel with...

Skin color gene reveals shared origins across global populations

All instances of a gene mutation that contributes to light skin color in Europeans came from the same chromosome of one person who most...

Nalini Ambady, Stanford psychology professor, dies at 54

Nalini Ambady, a Stanford professor of psychology, died Oct. 28 after a long battle with leukemia. Her passing followed a yearlong, worldwide effort by...

Effective supplements to benefit malnourished children worldwide

Thirty-three million children worldwide suffer from moderate acute malnutrition. It affects human development and generally, increases susceptibility to illness. Unfortunately, the nutritional supplements and...

Polypill helps people stick to heart disease prevention regimens

People are much more likely to take preventive medicines if they're combined in one pill, an international study has found. The findings are published today...

Elephants slink away from growling tiger; trumpet & growl before retreating...

Wild Asian elephants slink quietly away at the sound of a growling tiger, but trumpet and growl before retreating from leopard growls, researchers at...

Varying quality of science, tech education in Brazil, Russia, India and...

America may have legitimate competitive reasons to worry about the number of computer science and engineering graduates from elite Chinese and Indian universities –...

Thalidomide plus curry spice kills cancer cells

In a laboratory, preclinical study recently published by the journal Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers combined structural features...

Research shows contaminated rice’s genetic threat

Over the last few years, researchers have reported high concentrations of arsenic in several rice-growing regions around the world. Now, University of Manchester scientists, working...

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