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DNA screening to help choose life partners


July 13th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) In the future, men and women may rely on their genetic compatibility to choose their life partners rather than through a fickle emotion such as love.... Read more...

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British scientist fathered 600 children?


April 8th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A British scientist may have fathered up to 600 children at a controversial London fertility clinic which he set up in the 1940s with his wife.The ... Read more...

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Italy’s church official condemns medicine Nobel


October 5th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 5 (IANS/AKI) A Vatican Church official in Italy condemned the move to award the Nobel Prize for Medicine to in-vitro fertilisation pioneer Robert Edwards as "out of order" because ... Read more...

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In vitro pioneer Robert Edwards awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine


October 5th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The British scientist, Robert Edwards has won this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine for his contribution to the development of vitro fertilization (IVF). However religious groups are in arms against the decision ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking says he’s often mistaken for a Simpsons character


September 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): British scientist Stephen Hawking has joked that he is often mistaken for a Simpsons character.The eminent physicist and cosmologist, who has appeared as himself several times in the ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking, Asserts That Humankind Must Abandon The Earth And Colonize The Space For Long-Standing Survival


August 14th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Stephen Hawking happens to be a respected and distinguished British scientist. He discharged a warning on Monday to humankind that the solitary route for ... Read more...

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UK scientist says Adidas Jabulani World Cup football ‘is the most stable ever made’


June 8th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A British scientist has rubbished criticism of the Adidas Jabulani ball by England goalkeeper David James and Italian striker Giampaolo Pazzini, saying it is the most stable and ... Read more...

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Brit ‘Human Spiderman’ scales 30 feet wall using vacuum cleaner device


February 16th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16(ANI): A British scientist, Jem Stansfield, has been labelled the 'Human Spiderman' after impersonating the superhero by scaling a school wall in Essex using a device made from two vacuum ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil Galapagos Islands’ conservation plan


January 30th, 2010 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) Scientists have warned of a difficult task ahead in the conservation of Ecuador's fragile Galapagos Islands ecosystem, home to species nowhere else found in the world. Gabriel Lopez, executive ... Read more...

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IPCC’s report on Himalayan glaciers could have more errors, admits Pachauri


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 23 (ANI): While UN climate chief Dr Rajendra Pachauri has rejected calls to step down in the wake of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change's withdrawal of an erroneous warning ... Read more...

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Belle de Jour is actually British scientist Brooke Magnanti


November 17th, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British scientist Brooke Magnanti has finally broken free and revealed that she is Belle de Jour, the anonymous blogger whose accounts of life as a call ... Read more...

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Anonymous ex-call girl blogger revealed to be British scientist


November 15th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) The anonymous author of three bestselling autobiographical books on a student turning to prostitution - themselves the product of a notorious blog - has been revealed to be ... Read more...

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‘Telepathic’ microchip can help paraplegics operate PCs, TV by thought


September 4th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 4 (ANI): A British scientist has developed a "telepathic" microchip that can enable paraplegics to operate PCs and television by thought alone.Jon Spratley, 28, who works for Cornwall-based specialist ... Read more...

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British scientist claims he coined Neil Armstrong’s moon landing quote


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A British scientist has claimed that he coined Neil Armstrong's "one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" speech as he became the first man ... Read more...

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Britain’s first homoeopathic product’s labelling may be illegal, warn senior scientists


June 10th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): A senior British scientist says that the labelling for the first homoeopathic product to get a licence from the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) should ... Read more...

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Genetic cure hopes ‘unfounded’, says UK scientist


April 21st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A leading British scientist has cast doubts on claims that genetic research could provide a cure for a host of common illnesses, insisting they are "plainly wrong".Prof ... Read more...

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British scientist Stephen Hawking ‘very ill’ in hospital


April 20th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (DPA) British physicist Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned author of "A Brief History of Time", was admitted to hospital in the university city of Cambridge Monday where he was described ... Read more...

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Invisibility cloak ‘to be unveiled within months’


April 4th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 4 (ANI): Your dream of possessing a Harry Potter invisibility cloak could be just months away, at least that's what a British scientist claims.Sir John Pendry, who pioneered the concept, ... Read more...

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Scientist seeks origin of creativity


March 9th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): In a unique study, a British scientist is trying to pinpoint the origins of creativity by examining the lives of more than 100 eminent 20th-century scientists, historians ... Read more...

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British inventors ”tunable” glasses soon to be distributed in India


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A British scientist has designed a unique pair of glasses that can be adjust by a wearer without any opticians help, and one million pairs of which ... Read more...

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Scientist warns of loss of human touch due to overdependence on robots


December 19th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A leading British scientist has called for international guidelines to be set up for the ethical and safe application of robots before it''s too late.Professor Noel Sharkey, ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan may explain origins of Moon: British scientist


October 23rd, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) A British scientist who helped design a camera on board India's Chandrayaan-1 says he hopes images from it will help answer two tantalising questions about the Moon. “Where ... Read more...

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Don’t dismiss god for Darwin, British scientist tells schools


September 12th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) It is a case of god versus Charles Darwin as a leading British scientist has asked the country's schools to teach creationism in science classes, calling it as ... Read more...

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Don’t dismiss god for Darwin’s sake, British scientist tells schools


September 12th, 2008 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) It is a case of god versus Charles Darwin as a leading British scientist asks the country's schools to teach creationism in science classes, calling it as legitimate ... Read more...

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Bose - the Indian behind the Big Bang experiment (Lead)


September 10th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Of the three main past and present physicists behind the landmark proton-smashing experiment in Geneva Wednesday, one has a Nobel Prize, the other is waiting to find out ... Read more...

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Bose - the Indian behind the Higgs boson experiment


September 10th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Of the three main past and present physicists behind the landmark proton-smashing quantum physics experiment in Geneva Wednesday, one has a Nobel Prize, the other is waiting to ... Read more...

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Scientist rescued in Russia after SOS call picked up in Scotland


September 7th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A British scientist who broke her leg after falling from her horse in a remote nature park in Russia has been airlifted to safety after her distress call ... Read more...

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Nobel-winner John Sulston slams medical industry for moral corruption


July 7th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Nobel Prize-winning British scientist Sir John Sulston has accused the medical industry of giving rise to the "moral corruption".He feels that experts these days are vying to ... Read more...

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Inventor of DNA fingerprinting sees funny side of it


July 6th, 2008 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Helsinki (Finland), July 6 (IANS) The scientist who invented DNA fingerprinting in 1984 can't help but see the lighter side of the technology and says it has acquired an entertainment ... Read more...

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Kids of stressed parents more susceptible to illness


March 19th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
London , Mar 19 (ANI): Stressed parents dont only make themselves susceptible to various diseases but also do the same for their kids, says a new University of Rochester study.According to ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey desires Stephen Hawkings voice machine


January 6th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Mariah Carey has revealed that she would love to own a voice machine like British scientist Stephen Hawking - because she would like to give her wrist a ... Read more...

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Dolly the Sheep pioneer decides to dump embryonic cloning


November 17th, 2007 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 17 (ANI): The British scientist who created Dolly the Sheep is dumping cloning using embryos in favour of a rival method, which makes stem cells without them.Professor Ian Wilmut, of ... Read more...

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