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Study predicts occurrence of neutron star collision in local galaxies


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A collision of neutron stars should produce detectable gravitational waves - now a study from the University of California, Santa Cruz, predicts for the first time where such ... Read more...

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Caterpillars’ gut movements inspire soft-body robot design


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): "Weird movements" in the guts of freely crawling caterpillars could improve the design and development of soft material robots, according to researchers at Virginia Tech.The interdisciplinary research team, ... Read more...

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Reduced muscle strength predicts functional impairments in elderly


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): An observational study has found that decreased muscle strength predicts functional impairments like stooping, crouching, or kneeling (SCK) in older adults.Researchers discovered that adults with SCK difficulty had ... Read more...

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Snakes can slither on flat surfaces using friction


June 9th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that snakes use both friction generated by their scales and redistribution of their weight to slither along flat surfaces.The findings, by ... Read more...

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An effective way to deflect an Earth-threatening asteroid


April 17th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A scientist in the US has found an effective way to deflect an Earth-threatening asteroid, by attaching a long tether and ballast to the incoming object.The theory ... Read more...

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Most people dont know how a dog walks


January 27th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that many researchers dont really know how a dog walks, with anatomists, taxidermists, and toy designers getting the walking gait of canines ... Read more...

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Earth and Venus collision shows ultimate extinction event to astronomers


September 24th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Astronomers have spotted the mighty collision of two terrestrial planets orbiting a mature sun-like star, an event which is being compared to a hypothetical clash of the ... Read more...

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