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Quantum mechanics could tell us ‘how long a tuning fork rings’


March 9th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): According to a new study, quantum mechanics may hold the answer to an age-old question: How long does a tuning fork ring?When the strings of an instrument like ... Read more...

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Hungry chicks have unique calls for getting parents’ attention


January 26th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has found that bird babies have unique calls when trying to get their parents' attention."Weaver bird chicks have two parts to their call; a "whistle-like" ... Read more...

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Babies understand words in a grown-up way


January 8th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has found that even though babies are too young to talk, they can understand words and process them in a grown up way.Scientists at the ... Read more...

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‘Starquakes’ discovered by NASA spacecraft to revolutionize stellar study


October 27th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): NASA's Keplar spacecraft has discovered stellar oscillations, or 'starquakes,' that could provide new insights about the size, age and evolution of stars.Analysis of stellar oscillations is similar to ... Read more...

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Bat species use remarkable stealth technique to sneak up on their prey


August 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have discovered that a rare British bat has developed remarkable stealth technique to sneak up on moths.Holger Goerlitz of the University of Bristol in ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits off Vanuatu Islands, Port-Vila struck by small tsunami


August 10th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-VILA, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, seismologists said, generating a small tsunami that struck the Vanuatu capital of Port-Vila.The 7.5-magnitude earthquake at 04:23 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

German sound engineer claims to have found ‘anti-Vuvuzela filter’


June 15th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A sound engineer based in Munich, Germany, has claimed to have devised a hi-tech antidote to the popular Vuvuzela, the deafening plastic trumpets, which have attracted complaints from ... Read more...

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What makes certain musical notes pleasant or unpleasant


May 21st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Ever thought why you like one genre of music and dislike another? Well, scientists at University of Minnesota have delved deeper into the question to find out what ... Read more...

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Telescope to watch ‘dancing’ stars


May 16th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): After spending billion of years twinkling and shining, some stars in the heavens appear to "dance" as they wind down.Now, for the next 14 days, the Whole ... Read more...

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Hearing two languages in the womb puts infant on road to bilingualism


February 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Mothers conversing in two different languages during pregnancy can cause their newborn kids to develop bilingualism, a new study suggests.The research, conducted by psychological scientists Krista Byers-Heinlein and ... Read more...

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How do newborns learn two languages?


February 17th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) It may not be obvious, but hearing two languages regularly during pregnancy puts infants on the road to bilingualism by birth. Infants born to bilingual mothers (who spoke ... Read more...

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When you eat may be as important as what you eat


November 25th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): Researchers have found that the timing of food intake may be as significant for the general well being as what is being eaten.Experts at the Salk Institute for ... Read more...

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Childhood risk factors for substance dependence identified


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists have identified childhood risk factors for the development of future substance use disorders (SUD).Dr. Shirley Hill and her colleagues recruited children with either high or low familial ... Read more...

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Seismic noise tracks down missing hurricanes


October 21st, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): Scientists are taking the help of the planet's seismic noise record to find the missing hurricanes that were not reported in recent history."Looking for something like hurricane records ... Read more...

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Scientists make major advance in understanding evolution of the universe


August 20th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has achieved a significant advance in the understanding of the early evolution of the universe, by putting new constraints on ... Read more...

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Manipulating ripples could pave way for strain-based graphene electronics


July 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Scientists from the University of California Riverside (UCR) have manipulated ripples in graphene, which would enable the development of strain-based graphene electronics.Graphene is nature's thinnest elastic material and ... Read more...

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Why do dogs ‘love’ barking


July 18th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Why do dogs bark so much? Well, the answer to the question dates back to 10,000 years ago, when they used to hang around human food refuse ... Read more...

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Teleportation may soon be a reality!


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 22 (ANI): Australian scientists have developed a new method for transmitting data with light that may lead to the development of teleportation technology and super-fast quantum computers.According to a report ... Read more...

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National Commission for Minorities Educational Institutions strengthened


January 9th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved amendments to the National Commission for Minorities Educational Institutions Act 2004. The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions was established through ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist paves way for toxic chemicals handheld nano detectors


November 12th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): An Indian origin physics professor at Clemson has made a major breakthrough in nanotechnology which may lead to nano-scale electromechanical sensors that can read and alert us ... Read more...

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How insomniacs can get sleep by shaping their own brain activity


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Insomniacs often turn to sleeping pills for a good nights sleep, but what if they are able to manipulate their own brains to get a nap? Well, ... Read more...

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Seismologists detect global Love Vibe


April 17th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Seismologists have detected a subtle and mysterious global hum, known as Love waves, by studying records from some of the Earths most uninteresting seismic stations.According to a ... Read more...

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Magnetic stimulation may help treat musicians muscle spasms


December 27th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): A new research has found that musicians dystonia, a movement disorder that causes muscles spasms in musicians, may be treated by a therapy that stimulates the hand muscles.Musicians ... Read more...

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IIT alumnus close to making The Arabian Nights flying carpet a reality


December 18th, 2007 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, December 18 (ANI): An Indian Institute of Technology-Chennai (IIT) alumnus has come up with instructions on how to make a flying carpet, just like the one in Walt Disneys creation The ... Read more...

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