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Emirates wants to add more seats, destinations to India


January 15th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 15 (IANS) Already a big player in India, flying to 10 cities, the UAE's flag carrier Emirates hopes the next bilateral pact between the two sides will ... Read more...

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‘Safe’ sensor detects hidden explosives


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Unlike X-ray scanners, a new sensor can detect objects hidden in thick cardboard or plastic packages, including knives and explosives, without emitting harmful rays. Researchers at ... Read more...

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How thousands of fire ants stay afloat despite piling on top of one another


April 26th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found out how thousands of fire ants stay afloat on water despite piling up one on top of another.Research has shown that a single ant ... Read more...

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Boffins develop faster, reliable new technique to detect secret graves


July 31st, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): American scientists have developed a new technique to uncover clandestine gravesites. The method allows for the detection of biochemical changes in a decomposing cadaver.The instrument, developed by US ... Read more...

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Nano-particle coating to prevent freezing rain buildup on roads and power lines


October 30th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have created a nano-particle coating solution to prevent freezing rain buildup on roads and power lines.The nanoparticle-based coating, developed in the lab ... Read more...

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How lotus keeps itself clean and dry while growing from mud


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Duke University engineers have unlocked a secret that has puzzled scientists for years - how lotus keeps itself clean and dry while growing from mud.Using ultra high-speed camera, ... Read more...

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Strong wind might be behind US millionaire Steve Fossett plane crash


July 10th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 10 (ANI): The cause of late American millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett's plane crash two years ago might have been caused by strong wind and turbulence.Fossett, who set more than ... Read more...

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Scientists create chameleon-like ”opal” that can take on any colour


December 24th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): British and Canadian chemists have developed a chameleon-like opal that can rapidly take any colour. The new material can rapidly shrink or swell to change the colour ... Read more...

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Hopes fade for Hong Kong shipwreck survivors


March 24th, 2008 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, March 24 (DPA) Hopes were fading Monday for 18 Ukrainian sailors trapped for more than 36 hours in a sunken tug boat off Hong Kong as rescuers attempted to bring ... Read more...

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Antibiotics no help for sinus


March 14th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 14 (ANI): If your answer to stuffy sinuses is antibiotics, then heres a new flash for you - the drugs prescribed for the common infection do not work.According to ... Read more...

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