Author: AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE

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Mama's love makes kids less stressed

July 27, 2010 – Babies lavished with motherly affection are less likely to become anxious and stressed adults, according to an unusual study released Tuesday. At the same time, tiny tots deprived of maternal...

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Black Swan to open Venice fete

July 26, 2010 – US director Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller “Black Swan” will open the Venice film festival in September, organisers have said. Natalie Portman stars in the story of intrigue involving rival ballerinas...

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Samsung dismisses Apple's claims on smartphones

  July 20, 2010 – South Korean cellphone manufacturer Samsung Electronics Tuesday dismissed claims by iPhone maker Apple that all smartphones suffer dropped signals when held in a certain way. Apple chief executive Steve...

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GM breaks ground on China hi-tech car lab

July 19, 2010 – US auto giant General Motors broke ground in Shanghai on Monday on a research facility that will develop electric cars, lightweight materials and alternative fuel technology for China and the...

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Losing weight at all costs can be pricey

July 19, 2010 – From slimming supplements to prescription drugs, pharmacies are full of products destined to help lose weight, but their use can come at great expense, both financially and health-wise. At the...