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Scientists say earth makeup differs from sun


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Scientists are rejecting a century-old assumption that the earth has the same chemical makeup as the sun."This theory is based on the idea that everything in ... Read more...

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Tea, coffee & chocolate milk- best healthy beverages!


January 14th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new research has described old-school beverages-tea, coffee and low fat or chocolate milk-as the best elixirs for nutrition, health and workout recovery.Research indicates that tea strengthens the ... Read more...

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NASA confirms presence of ‘baked cometary planet’


July 16th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has enabled scientists to confirm the existence of a super hot "cometary planet." The gas giant planet, named HD 209458b, is orbiting so ... Read more...

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Gulf oil spill can cause cancer in humans, says expert


June 25th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A biomedical scientist has warned that the chemicals found in the gooey tar balls that are being produced as a result of the Gulf oil spill can cause ... Read more...

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Discovery of new type of supernova may shed light on mysteries of universe


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Scientists at Weizmann Institute of Science, in collaboration with others around the world, have identified a new type of exploding star, called supernova-a feat that could shed Light ... Read more...

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Improved, ‘60,000 times more potent’ compound to effectively treat HIV


January 26th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): An American researcher is developing a new compound that could help provide a much-improved alternative strategy for the prevention of HIV Infection.Stefan Sarafianos, assistant professor of microbiology and ... Read more...

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New compound 60,000 times more potent than current HIV drugs


January 26th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) A new compound developed by researchers is 60,000 times more potent than current drugs to combat HIV. These researchers are developing alternative preventative strategies, such as vaginal gels ... Read more...

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Scientists get an “Opportunity” to see interior of Mars


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): NASA's Mars exploration rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get a glimpse into the interior of Mars.Perched on a rippled Martian plain, a dark rock not much ... Read more...

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‘Cosmic jewel box’ captured in all its glory by three telescopes


October 30th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, October 30 (ANI): The combination of images taken by three exceptional telescopes has allowed the stunning Jewel Box star cluster to be seen in a whole new light.Star clusters are ... Read more...

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Flowering plants may have appeared 180 million years earlier than believed


October 5th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 5 (ANI): The discovery of a piece of fossilized amber that came from a plant living more than 300 million years ago, has led scientists to suggest that flowering plants ... Read more...

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Quantum computers come a step closer to reality


September 30th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): University of Michigan physicists have created the first atomic-scale maps of quantum dots, a major step toward the goal of producing "designer dots" that can be tailored for ... Read more...

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Soon, smudge-free smart phones


August 20th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): The touch screens of smart phones, portable media players and other devices tend to smudge easily, but scientists say they have a test to determine the chemical composition ... Read more...

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Coming soon: ‘Cloak of Illusion’ that disguises objects


July 17th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): Scientists in Hong Kong are developing a cloak of illusion, or a material that disguises one object as another."The metamaterial can turn the appearance of one object into ... Read more...

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Surface material that resists biofilm growth may pave way for improved medical implants


March 20th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Two Syracuse University researchers in New York have created a new surface material that can resist the growth of biolfilm, a sticky build-up of bacteria, and thus ... Read more...

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Geologists map rocks to soak CO2 from air


March 6th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): In a new report, geologists have mapped large rock formations in the United States that can also absorb carbon dioxide (CO2), which they say might be artificially ... Read more...

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Climate change alters ocean chemistry much more than previously believed


December 12th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have discovered that the oceans chemical makeup is less stable and more greatly affected by climate change than previously believed.The research ... Read more...

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Newly discovered comet might be an alien from outside our solar system


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a new comet which raises the possibility that it did not originate in our solar system, but instead escaped from another star.According to a ... Read more...

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Cassini probe might find life on Saturn moon


November 4th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study has indicated that the Cassini probe may have already collected data that could reveal the presence of life on Saturns moon Enceladus, in the ... Read more...

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Switching to CFL mode will cut toxic emissions for some countries


October 2nd, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Yale scientists have found that certain countries will gain by using compact fluorescent lighting or CFL, more than others in the fight against global warming. The study looked ... Read more...

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Egypts pyramids contain large number of preserved marine fossils


April 26th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A new study has determined that many of Egypts pyramids contain hundreds of thousands of marine fossils, most of which are fully intact and preserved in the ... Read more...

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How the nose sniffs out danger


March 28th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 28 (IANS) The human nose encounters hundreds of thousands of scents daily. Many of them are identical, so how do we learn to tell critical ones apart? A single ... Read more...

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Emotion makes the human nose sniff out danger


March 28th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Your nose is a quick learner when it comes to the thousands of scents it encounters in its daily travels. Now, researchers have found that emotion plays ... Read more...

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Astronomers confirm existence of heaviest known black hole in Universe (Re-Issue)


February 24th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Astronomers have confirmed the existence of the heaviest known black hole in the Universe.According to a report in New Scientist, the black hole known as IC 10 X-1, ... Read more...

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Astronomers confirm existence of heaviest known black hole in Universe


February 23rd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Astronomers have confirmed the existence of the heaviest known black hole in the Universe.According to a report in New Scientist, the black hole known as IC 10 X-1, ... Read more...

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Worlds largest and deadliest spitting cobra identified


December 8th, 2007 - 8:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Researchers have identified the worlds largest and most deadliest known species of spitting cobra.Named as 'Ashes spitting cobra', or 'large brown spitting cobra', this reptile can reach lengths ... Read more...

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NASA’s mineral-mapping camera scouting wet landing site for next Mars mission


November 14th, 2007 - 2:33 am ICT by admin
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