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End of an era for bull-fighting in Spain’s Catalonia

September 26th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) The age-old tradition of bull-fighting came to an end in Spain's Catalonia region with a final show held Sunday in Barcelona, BBC reported.Lawmakers in Catalonia -- ... Read more...

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Spring moulds found in Spain may aid search for water on Mars

April 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new study on the origin and evolution of peculiar morphologies caused by ancient subterranean springs in the central pre-Pyrenees of Catalonia (Spain) may aid the search for ... Read more...

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Nicotine levels higher in kids sleeping with smoking parents

March 30th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Babies who share a bedroom with their smoking parents exhibit nicotine levels three times higher than those that sleep in another room as particles from the ... Read more...

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Capturing Castro, Che and Cuba on lens

December 22nd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The saga of the building of Cuba as a nation after the revolution is on display in the Indian capital, thanks to Mexican photographer ... Read more...

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How Neolithic farmers and hunter-gatherers fought for space

December 3rd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new research details a physical model, which can potentially explain how the spreading of Neolithic farmers was slowed down by the population density of hunter-gatherers.Agricultural - or ... Read more...

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Hindus want bullfighting ban in France

October 31st, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 31 (ANI): Hindus have urged France to ban bullfighting.Eminent Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, asked France to follow Catalonia (Spain) example and outlaw ... Read more...

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‘New’ 11 Million Year Old Primate Discovered

April 22nd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have discovered an eleven-million-year-old new primate in a garbage dump in Catalonia, Spain. Named Pliopithecus canmatensis, after the site (Can Mata in the Valles-Penedes basin), the primate belonged ... Read more...

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Students capture pictures of space using 56 pounds camera and latex balloon

March 18th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): Four Spanish students have managed to take stunning pictures of space from 20-miles above Earth, using only a 56 pounds camera and latex balloon.According to a report ... Read more...

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