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Manipal University Ranked First in Research Category Among Non-government Universities
The University moves up to number one spot from 36 last year in India in SCImago Institutions Rankings 2012 Manipal University, the pioneering force in higher education in India, has been ranked first in the research category among the non-government universities in India by a Scopus-based study published by SCImago research group, Spain (

University of Granada Uses Cisco Technology to Accelerate Teaching and Investigative Capacity
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has announced that the University of Granada (Spain) has renovated its network infrastructure with the Cisco Catalyst® 6500 Series Switches. The upgrade incorporates higher-capacity processors and 40 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet connectivity cards in order to establish aggregated links and obtain a connection to the 160 Gbps nucleus of the network backbone

Most comprehensive study ever done on ice completed
In a new study, researchers have analysed all types of ice and the structures and chemical and physical processes where it is involved, from climate change and the origin of life to its presence in the atmosphere and comets.

Why healers see 'aura' of people
Researchers in Spain have found that many of the individuals claiming to see the aura of people -traditionally called "healers" or "quacks"- actually present the neuropsychological phenomenon known as "synesthesia" (specifically, "emotional synesthesia").

Fear of threats linked to social circle size
Humans' fear level toward threats may be determined by the typical size of our social circles, a new study has revealed.

High socio-economic level improves health
People with a high socio-economic level have better health than others, a new study has found.

Now, software tool to estimate heart disease risk
University of Granada researchers have come out with a software tool that makes an accurate estimation of the risk that a person has to suffer a heart disease.

RTI to Sponsor and Present Several Sessions at the Object Management Group Workshop
Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the world leader in delivering fast, scalable communications software that addresses the challenges of building and integrating real-time operational systems, today announced its platinum sponsorship and speaking sessions at the Object Management Group (OMG) Real-Time, Embedded and Enterprise-Scale Time-Critical Systems workshop in Paris, France.

It's official: Fast food is linked to depression
Eating commercial baked goods like fairy cakes, croissants, doughnuts, and fast food like hamburgers, hotdogs and pizza is linked to depression, a new study has revealed.

Dwelling on past 'may stop you from enjoying each day and make you sick'
People who look back at their past experiences full of regrets about missed opportunities or with bitterness about how they have been treated are more likely to fall ill and generally have a poorer quality of life, a new study has found.

Eating salmon could boost health of pregnant women and their babies
Intake of salmon increases omega-3 fatty acid levels and improves antioxidant defences in pregnant women and their babies, researchers have found.

Eating mom-made food prevents childhood obesity
A new study has confirmed that the nutritional status of children strongly relies on the person who prepares their meal.

Virgin olive oil and fish fatty acids may help mitigate acute pancreatitis
Compounds found in virgin olive oil and fish may help alleviate symptoms of acute pancreatitis, a new study has revealed.

Mums-to-be 'exposed to environmental pollutants' give birth to larger babies
Pregnant women living in large cities are more likely to give birth to higher weight babies than those living in rural areas, due to a higher exposure to xenoestrogens, a type of environmental pollutants that act like hormones, researchers have found.

Low math scores? Try getting more sleep
Adolescents sleeping more hours are likely to score higher in maths, Spanish researchers say.

Obese women at high risk of breast cancer
Overweight women especially those with morbid obesity are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer at an earlier age, according to new research.

Now, eat strawberries to stave off ageing and prevent cancer, diabetes!
It's often called the wonder fruit. Now, a new research has revealed that eating strawberries could help stave off ageing and even prevent cancer.

Zinc, copper deficiency may lead to spontaneous abortion, finds study
A new study from the University of Granada has for the first time confirmed that low blood levels of copper and zinc in pregnant women may be a factor associated with spontaneous abortion.

New nanotechnology-based cancer therapy to revolutionize chemotherapy
Researchers of the University of Granada and Edimbourgh have developed a new cancer therapy based on nanotechnology, which promises to dramatically improve current chemotherapy treatments without causing any side effects.

Kids eat 80 pc more vegetables when allowed to choose
A new study conducted at the University of Granada has found that children eat up to 80 percent more vegetables when they are allowed to choose.

Music therapy helps improve quality of life in fibromyalgia patients
Scientists have found that music therapy enhances quality of life among patients suffering from fibromyalgia.

Goat milk 'almost as nutritious as human milk'
A new Spanish study has found that goat milk has many nutrients that make it similar to human milk.

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