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Scientists say that building a sandcastle is no child’s play


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientific researchers in Amsterdam, Netherlands and others in Paris, France are trying to come up with a formula for building a steady sand castle. The researchers spent ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly method of separating oil from tar sands developed


March 20th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Penn State researchers have developed an environmentally friendlier method of separating oil from tar sands.This method, which utilizes ionic liquids to separate the heavy viscous oil from sand, ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles found promising in beating bad odours


January 27th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Scientists are working on eliminating bad odours at the source, rather than masking them with room fresheners. Their research found that a deodorant made from nanoparticles, eliminates odours ... Read more...

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Nalco signs pact for Rs.400 crore titanium project (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Two public sector companies, the National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) and Indian Rare Earths Ltd (IREL), have signed a pact to set up a titanium plant at an ... Read more...

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Nalco signs pact for Rs.400 crore titanium project


January 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Two public sector companies, the National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) and Indian Rare Earths Ltd (IREL), have signed a pact to set up a titanium plant at an ... Read more...

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Deodorant made from nanoparticles to eliminate unpleasant odours


October 31st, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Scientists have come with a new approach for dealing with offensive household and other odours.The new method does not mask odours like today's room fresheners, but eliminates them ... Read more...

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Turtle, Dugongs ‘at risk due to climate change’


October 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the northern Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and Torres Strait region, is under immense pressure due to climate change from human actions such as fishing, ... Read more...

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Goa’s tourist security force stuck in a rut


October 6th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) It may be a while before Goa's much-touted tourist security force (TSF) literally hits top gear as the patrol jeeps assigned to it do not have four-wheel drive, ... Read more...

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‘Dry water’ could offer new way to absorb and store CO2, fight global warming


August 26th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A powdered sugar like material, called "dry water," could provide a new way to absorb and store carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming, ... Read more...

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Dr. Beach: ‘Coopers Beach’ is the best beach in US


May 31st, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. Beach, whose real name is Dr. Stephen Leatherman has listed the Coppers Beach in Southampton, NY as the best beach in the United States. ... Read more...

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Bloom Box Energy Going Great Guns


February 28th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS ) Bloom Box Energy held a recent press event to draw off the curtains of the Bloom box fuel cell technology. It's quite evident that there ... Read more...

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Mums are right: Washing hands before eating is the best way to stay healthy


August 12th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Washing hands after digging in beach sand could effectively reduce exposure to microbes that cause gastrointestinal illnesses, according to a new study."Our mothers were right! Cleaning our hands ... Read more...

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Building sand castles can inflict you with gut bugs


July 10th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Love digging into the sand and building castles on the beach? Well, then you are very likely to develop gastrointestinal diseases and diarrhoea, according to researchers from the ... Read more...

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Ancient Tongan rock carvings may shed light on pre-Polynesian voyagers


February 2nd, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 2 (ANI): Archaeologists have found over 50 ancient rock engravings in Tonga, which may shed some light on the pre-Polynesian Lapita peoples who voyaged across the Pacific.The petroglyphs, ... Read more...

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Militants free seven abducted workers in Philippines


December 9th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 9 (DPA) Suspected Muslim militants freed seven construction workers they seized a week ago on a southern Philippine island, a regional military spokesperson said Tuesday.First Lieutenant Esteffani Cacho said the ... Read more...

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