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Two Sets of Pyramids Discovered In Egypt


August 14th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two new possible pyramid sites have been discovered by an American scientist who has spent 10 years studying the region. The archeology researchers known as Angela Micol ... Read more...

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Indian -American scientist to leave top energy job


May 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Arunava Majumdar, a top Indian-American scientist, is leaving his job at the US energy department as the Senate has not confirmed his elevation as an ... Read more...

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Scientist unravels how HIV hijacks body defences


January 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 1 (IANS) An American scientist has unravelled how the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) appropriates the body's own defences to promote AIDS, a discovery that could help curb its ... Read more...

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Climate changes will be rapid if warming continues


December 9th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) The climate may potentially change for the worse this century, triggering many metres of sea level rise, if global warming is not controlled, said an American ... Read more...

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Indian scientist charged with sending drug ‘recipes’ to India


December 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) An Indian American scientist has been charged with emailing trade secrets from an American drug company to his brother-in-law in India, who was setting up a ... Read more...

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‘Nobel Laureate Har Gobind Khorana revolutionised biotechnology’


November 12th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) Nobel Laureate Har Gobind Khorana, the Punjab-born Indian American scientist who died in the US, "revolutionised biotechnology" and his work "continues to propel new scientific discoveries", ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize for medicine to go to dead scientist Ralph Steinman


October 4th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The organizers of the Nobel Prize are left in a fix after it emerged that one of the scientists named for a top prize in medicine has ... Read more...

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Indian-American identifies ‘wake-up’ gene


September 30th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Wonder why you wake up in the morning effortlessly, even without the shrill alarm? A team led by Indian-American scientist, Satchidananda Panda, has identified a new ... Read more...

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New antibiotic to treat adulterated food


August 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Lantibiotics, a class of antibiotics discovered by an American scientist, could help treat contaminated food.Produced by a harmless bacteria, lantibiotics could help kill harmful bugs like ... Read more...

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Thomas Alva Edison was spot-on about his predictions for the future


January 29th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Late American scientist Thomas Alva Edison was dead right with most of his predictions for the future, which he had made in a 1911 interview.Edison had predicted that ... Read more...

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North Korea may attack US with intercontinental ballistic missiles within five years: Gates


January 12th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 12 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert M. Gates, who is on a three-day visit to China, has warned that North Korea could attack the United States with an intercontinental ballistic ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new lizard species at a buffet


November 12th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hanoi, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are stunned that previously undocumented lizard specie has been on the menu of the people of Vietnam for many years. The specie’s discovery was as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Women outlive genetically ‘disposable’ men


October 26th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) In the ultimate battle of the sexes, women usually win.Now scientists have come up with a theory to explain why woman live longer than men: men are more ... Read more...

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Review 3: Hisss (2010)


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film: HisssCast: Mallika Sherawat, Divya Dutta, Irrfan Khan, Priyanka Rawat, Jeff DoucetteDirector: Jennifer LynchGenre: Supernatural/HorrorMallika Sherawat is all set to sizzle the screen in the iteration ... Read more...

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Hisss Review 2: A Supernatural Horror flick


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director: Jennifer Lynch Starring: Mallika Sherawat, Divya Dutta, Priyanka Rawat, Irrfan Khan, Jeff Doucette Rating: ** Mallika Sherawat is all set to sizzle the screen in the iteration a ... Read more...

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Review Of Hisss: Mallika, The Sexiest ‘Ichchadhari Naagin’


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film: HisssCast: Malika Sherawat, Divya Dutta, Priyanka Rawat, Irrfan Khan, Jeff DoucetteDirector: Jennifer LynchGenre: ThrillerRating: 2.5 out of 5Mallika Sherawat has sizzled on screen again with ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize For Chemistry Shared By Japanese, U.S. Researchers


October 7th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez An American scientist and two Japanese researchers, who developed the techniques to bind carbon atoms, are the proud recipient on this year's Noble Prize in the field of chemistry. ... Read more...

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Are mobile phones really a health hazard?


October 6th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Could mobile phones be giving us brain cancer? Academic and toxicologist Devra Davis, who was in the group that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, says yes.According ... Read more...

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‘Drinking red wine can help people live longer’


August 1st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Drinking red wine can help people live a longer and healthier life, says a research team led by an Indian American scientist. The researchers found the extract, resveratrol, ... Read more...

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Indian-American’s padded resume halts cancer drug trials


July 21st, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 21 (IANS) Researchers have stopped three clinical trials that rely on the work of an Indian-American scientist who allegedly falsely claimed to be a Rhodes scholar on applications ... Read more...

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Immense Undersea Volcano Mapped Off Indonesia


July 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): At this moment in time, the American and Indonesian scientists are on a sea-bed voyage off Indonesia. These scientists have unearthed a soaring volcano. The ... Read more...

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Save sea otters to fight global warming


July 12th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Sea otters could lock nearly 10million tons of carbon from the Earth's oceans, if their population was resorted to healthy, pre-hunting levels, according to an American scientist.Chris Wilmers, ... Read more...

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Two more teens charged in Indian-American scientist’s murder


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, July 2 (IANS) US police has charged two more teenagers for the murder of an Indian-American computer scientist outside his home at Old Bridge in New Jersey.Three ... Read more...

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Here’s soccer through the lens of science


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): As the 2010 FIFA World Cup fever grips the entire world, an American scientist is helping footie fans understand the science of soccer.In an article appearing in ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist develops software to make PCs ’sleep-work’


June 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Personal computers in offices can now save energy and money by "sleep-working," thanks to new software SleepServer developed by a team led by an Indian-origin American scientist.Sleep-working ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist’s smartphone app for home eye tests


June 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Going to an eye clinic for a simple eye test may soon become passé, thanks to the efforts of an Indian-origin American scientist, who has developed a simple ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist’s creation is ‘perfect product for cleaning up oil spill’


June 19th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A non-woven cotton carbon absorbent wipe created by an Indian-origin American scientist has successfully picked up oily paste in preliminary tests.Seshadri Ramkumar, associate professor of non-woven technologies, at ... Read more...

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Why ‘controversial’ Jabulani ball is missing its mark in soccer WC


June 19th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The Jabulani's aerodynamic effects coupled with Johannesburg's altitude may just be the reason why strikers and goalies have been grumbling about the Adidas manufactured ball this soccer World ... Read more...

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American Scientist Proclaims That The Liberator Simon Bolivar Could Have Expired Due To Poison


May 5th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An American scientist is endorsing a conjecture that has been broadly discarded as a personal fixation of the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez. The conjecture is ... Read more...

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How Earth can be preserved?


May 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): An Indian-origin American scientist and his team believe the "only practical way to preserve" the Earth is to urgently do away with coal and unconventional fossil fuel emissions.Writing ... Read more...

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“Human guinea pig” scientist sequences own genome to predict health risks!


April 30th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): A "human guinea pig" boffin is the world's first person to have all his DNA screened for unknown disease risk factors.Professor Stephen Quake, an American scientist, subjected himself ... Read more...

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Now entire library on chip developed by Indian-American


April 29th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) An Indian-American scientist has developed a computer chip that can store an unprecedented amount of data - enough to hold an entire library. The new chip stems from ... Read more...

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Putting an end to bacterial antibiotic resistance


April 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): An American scientist believes some drug combinations can stop or even reverse bacterial antibiotic resistance.Harvard researcher Roy Kishony said: "Normally, when clinicians administer a multi-drug regimen, they do ... Read more...

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Icelandic volcanic eruption unlikely to have global effects: Scientist


April 17th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Colorado, Apr 17(ANI): An American scientist has said that the plume created by the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, which has caused sweeping disruptions of air traffic across Europe, will have no ... Read more...

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Indian, US scientists question Big Bang theory


April 5th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) An Indian and an American scientist have questioned the Big Bang theory, saying it does not serve as a viable explanation for the origin ... Read more...

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