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Cambridge University men's club votes to admit women

For the first time in its over 180-year-old history, a traditional Cambridge University private members' club, famous as a male-only space, has voted to allow women members. The Pitt Club has been open only to men since it was founded in 1835, with entry dependent on formal election.  Until now women could accompany members to events at the club house on campus but could not attend in their own right. According to student newspaper 'Varsity', the club confirmed this week that it was now ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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LEARNINGS FROM CHINA

Pradip Baijal China is five times bigger than India. However, both have started almost at the same place India and China were embarking on attempts to reform, with the same level of GDP at the same time around 1994, as shown below, both having similar ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 day ago
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Why women live longer than men?

New York: Women are biologically more stronger than men and hence tend to outlive their male counterparts, finds a study challenging the per-conceived notion that the female sex is weaker. The findings showed that women do not just outlive men in normal ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago Women outlive men even during crisis: study  Business Standard1 week ago

'First functioning human muscle grown from skin cells'

Researchers have grown the first functioning human skeletal muscle from induced pluripotent stem cells.The ability to start from cellular scratch using non- muscle tissue will allow scientists to grow far more muscle cells, researchers said.It will provide an ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Upending evolution notions

A study of some of the worlds most obscure marine life suggests that the central nervous system evolved independently several times - not just once, as previously thought. The invertebrates in question belong to families scattered throughout the animal ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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Childhood lead exposure not linked to criminal behaviour in adulthood

A study has recently found that children who are exposed to lead at a young age are less likely to involve in criminal practices later in life.According to researchers, there is no clear association between higher childhood blood lead levels and a greater ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

New way to see through walls of unknown materials

Scientists have devised a way to see through walls without any advance knowledge of the material they are made of.Besides having applications in the realm of security, the approach could lead to inexpensive devices to help construction workers easily locate ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Enhancing spirituality biologically

It is generally known that the hormone oxytocin has been dubbed the “love hormone” for its role promoting social bonding, altruism and more. Now new research from Duke University suggests the hormone may also enhance spirituality and religious openness.
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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Preemies likely to suffer from respiratory problems all their lives: Study

A study has recently found that adults, who are born prematurely (eight or more weeks early), are more likely to suffer from respiratory problems because of smaller airways than those born at full term.According to researchers, people born prematurely may ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Artificial muscle patch can mend broken hearts

Scientists have developed a fully functioning artificial human heart muscle large enough to patch over damage typically seen in patients who have suffered a heart attack.The advance takes a major step toward the end goal of repairing dead heart muscle in ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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