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Ants use chemical weapon to vanquish invaders


June 9th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Argentine ants are marching over the world, spreading into Mediterranean and subtropical climates, vanquishing native ant species, a latest research reports. However a native ant species ... Read more...

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Ex-Brit soldier breaks marathon world record


August 6th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6(ANI): A former British soldier has broken a world record - half way through his aim of running 100 marathons in 100 days.Mike Buss completed his 51st marathon in 51 ... Read more...

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WWII offers solution for eliminating body odour


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A secret ingredient used during the World War II period could be the solution for eliminating body odour.As a key component of gas masks, it has taken on ... Read more...

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Over half of world’s chemical weapons destroyed: UN


April 30th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 29 (DPA) More than half of the world's chemical weapons stockpiles have been destroyed in the 13 years since the UN Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force, UN Secretary ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah releases book on Ladakh


April 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, April 27 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday released a book on 'Ladakh' by S. D. Singh Jamwal, IPS, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Poonch-Rajouri range, ... Read more...

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Osama’s death or capture just months away: Expert


September 20th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 20 (ANI): The cornered and weakened Osama bin Laden is just months away from being captured or killed, a terrorism expert has predicted.The Daily Star quoted Al-Qaida ... Read more...

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India keeping an eye on China’s moves in Indian Ocean (Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India was closely watching China's "moves" to increase its military prowess in the Indian Ocean and would take "adequate measures" if its internal security is threatened, Minister ... Read more...

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Gas from stink bombs, flatulence may harbour pregnancy secrets


July 21st, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): University of Leicester researchers have revealed that gas from stink bombs as well as flatulence can play a critical role in the human reproductive system.Hydrogen sulphide -partially responsible ... Read more...

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Bin Laden’s son describes his dad as evil in new memoir


July 10th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Al Qaeda chief Osama bin laden's son, Omar, has described his father as an evil man in his new memoir.According to the New York Daily News, Omar says ... Read more...

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Red flowers use chemical warfare to protect themselves


March 19th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that an Australian native plant is using chemical warfare to prevent its bright red flowers from being eaten, by using some quantity ... Read more...

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Algerian Al-Qaeda activists infected themselves with Black Death, says expert


January 20th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): The al-Qaeda cell that was wiped out in Algeria by the Black Death may have infected itself while developing biological weapons. According to The Sun, the 40-odd terrorists, ... Read more...

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Persians routed Romans with help of chemical weapons


January 15th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Persians had routed Romans with the help of chemical warfare nearly 2,000 years ago, according to the oldest archaeological evidence uncovered by a researcher.Simon James, reader in the ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on use of chemical warfare in Roman wars 2,000yrs ago


January 12th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Science, January 12 (ANI): A research at the University of Leicester in England has found out evidence showing the use of chemical warfare even in ancient times. Simon James has revealed that ... Read more...

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‘Armed Forces Medical Services prepared for any eventuality’


December 30th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India's Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) are fully prepared for any eventuality, including having to deal with nuclear, biological and chemical warfare, a senior army official said ... Read more...

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DRDO organises a 3-day conference on its golden jubilee


November 21st, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): A three-day conference on In Service of the Soldiers: Life Sciences Perspective is scheduled to be held from November 24-26, to commemorate the Golden Jubilee Celebrations ... Read more...

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New class of antibiotics holds promise for drug-resistant TB therapy


October 17th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A new class of antibiotics holds promise in treating drug-resistant tuberculosis and other diseases caused by bacteria, according to researchers at Rutgers UniversityThe researchers said that they ... Read more...

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Bacterial enzyme can seek and destroy chemical weapons


September 25th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): Texas A&M University chemists are working on a bacterial enzyme that can neutralize a deadly agent that can be used by terrorists for making chemical weapons. Dr. ... Read more...

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Bacteria steal iron from human hosts to survive


August 1st, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Like humans, bacteria need iron to survive, a discovery that can open up new and more effective ways to target diseases like tuberculosis. Some bacteria are equipped with ... Read more...

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New ventilation system to make buildings immune to chemical warfare and diseases


July 5th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are designing a ventilation system that could protect schools, hospitals, and other public buildings from chemical warfare and ... Read more...

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