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A bug’s revenge
Australian doctors Robin Warren and Barry Marshall were in Stockholm last Friday to receive this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine. The citation for the world’s most coveted award lauded their “discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulc...  | Read.. 
Newcomers not allowed
Probiotics, or the friendly bacteria which naturally occur in our digestive tract, is the latest fad among health freaks. The friendly bugs are not on ...  | Read.. 
Lure of ideas
Simon Singh fished out a toy ' a piece of plastic looking like the butt of a knife ' from his pocket and gave it a spin. The piece started rotating on ...  | Read.. 
An absent-minded genius
Since childhood, odds were heavily stacked against Albert Einstein. As a child he was slow in learning how to speak. At school he was hardly the best ...  | Read.. 
When inhalers bite back
Inhalers that give short-term relief from asthma can increase the risk of attacks if the drug is given regularly, a new study has shown. ...  | Read.. 
The H. pylori bacterium that resides in human stomach
A bug’s revenge
Artists’ libido
Noise killer
Coffee power
Cradle of life
Useless statistics
Eureka moments
New-era wireless
Once you’ve tried digital radio in your home, you won’t look back. A digital radio is far easier to use than a conventional one; it offers up to three times as many stations and the sound quality ...  | Read.. 
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Smart mobile
Risks of age
When is a person too old to benefit from cancer screening tests' The answer, experts say, depends less on age than on the type of cancer, the test and individual characteristics of the person to be screened. ...  | Read.. 
 
A veritable battlefield
Sixth sense
You don’t get what you see
Vatican bans singer who supports condom
Alcohol’s heart gains doubted
Tea and coffee protect liver
Religion against polio cure
QED: Reserved for XXX
Pornography, no matter we love or hate it, is here to stay. As yet not a single initiative has succeeded in wiping out ‘adult contents’ from our sacrosanct social space. And it’s even tougher to avoid sexual stuff on the World Wide Web ...  | Read.. 
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The singularity is near
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