Flu can increase risk of autism, say panel experts

News Room : April 19, 2014 4:10 am
Applied behavior analysis and early intervention are the two most research based-methods to deal with autism — a mental condition characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts. Also known as autism spectrum disorders, the problem occurs from early childhood. The issue came up more »
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British teenager killed in Syria conflict

News Room : April 19, 2014 4:00 am
LONDON: A British teenager whose uncle was detained in the Guantanamo Bay camp has been killed in the Syrian conflict, his family said Abdullah Deghayes, 18, died earlier this month although the circumstances of his death are unclear. The teenager from Brighton in southeast England is the nephew of Omar Deghayes who was held by more »
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Spring Breath Smells Death in Bosnia

News Room : April 18, 2014 8:57 am
By Elvedin Subasic TOMASICA — Six months after Bosnia’s biggest mass grave was uncovered in Tomasica, local residents in the Northwestern Bosnia district cannot bear much longer the smell of excavated corpses, where inadequate facilities have left dozens of decaying human remains in the air. “We need a permanent solution,” said district attorney Jasmin Mesic more »
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First Earth-sized planet found in ‘habitable zone’: NASA

News Room : April 18, 2014 8:53 am
WASHINGTON: The hunt for potential life in outer space has taken a step forward — an international team of researchers has discovered the first Earth-sized planet within the “habitable zone” of another star. The exoplanet dubbed Kepler-186f was first spotted by scientists using NASA’s Kepler telescope, according to research published Thursday in the US journal more »
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120 Mursi backers jailed for 3 years over clashes

News Room : April 18, 2014 8:51 am
CAIRO: An Egyptian court jailed 120 supporters of deposed President Muhammad Mursi for three years on Wednesday over clashes that left dozens of people dead last year, officials said. The trial is part of a relentless crackdown that has targeted Mursi’s supporters since the army ousted him in July. The defendants were sentenced over clashes more »
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Lawmaker who defended Anwar Ibrahim killed in car accident

News Room : April 18, 2014 8:49 am
KUALA LUMPUR: A leading Malaysian politician who gained fame defending opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trials was killed in a road accident on Thursday, police said. Karpal Singh, 73, died along with a longtime assistant when his vehicle collided with a lorry on a highway in the northern state of Perak in more »
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MH370 search refocuses on drone scans of sea floor

News Room : April 18, 2014 8:47 am
PERTH, Australia: Footage taken by a deep-sea drone should determine sooner than previously thought whether a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean is the final resting place of a missing Malaysian jetliner, Australian search authorities said on Thursday. After the US Navy robot submarine Bluefin-21 completed its first full scan of the seabed some 2,000 more »
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Child prodigy breaks Cambridge record

News Room : April 18, 2014 8:45 am
Pakistani prodigy, Haris Manzur, has broken the 800-old record of Cambridge University, UK, by becoming the youngest ever child to have passed his O Levels examinations successfully at a tender age of nine years. The youngster from Rawalpindi cleared the exam of O Levels (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in his very first attempt. Usually 14 years more »
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