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Moscow to turn government offices into hotels


February 14th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a bid to decongest the city centre, the Moscow city government plans to turn federal government offices based there into hotels after the offices ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Venus Flytrap is not as merciless a killer as is believed


August 4th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): While it is known for its carnivorous nature, Venus Flytrap is not that merciless a killer as it is projected to be, found a new study.Dr Andrej Pavlovic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

3,000 yr old butter discovered in Ireland


August 20th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, August 20 (ANI): Two workers have discovered an oak barrel, full of butter, estimated to be roughly 3,000 years old, in Gilltown bog, between Timahoe and Staplestown, in Ireland.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swampy expansion spurred Little Ice Age in 17th century


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A new study has indicated that a vast expansion of swampy wetlands across North America may have invoked the Little Ice Age, a two-centuries-long cold snap that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leatherback turtle placed on Australia’’s threatened species list


January 18th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Australia has listed the world''s largest sea turtle, the leatherback, as endangered.Also added to the list by the federal government are nine species of snails, four shrubs, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Invasive plant species predate humans arrival on Galapagos Islands


July 18th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Fossil remains have proved that certain plants found on the Galapagos Islands, which were thought to be invasive species brought there by humans, have actually grown there ... Read more...

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Nitrogen pollution from agriculture destroying European ecosystems


November 14th, 2007 - 2:12 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Sci-Tech |

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