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Japan sets new ocean drilling record


September 7th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Chikyu, a scientific drilling vessel, established a world new record by boring deeper than 2,111 metres below the seafloor off Shimokita Peninsula of Japan in the ... Read more...

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China’s moon rover to run on nuclear power


August 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's first moon rover will run on a nuclear-powered battery, a scientist said.The rover lands on moon next year on board Chang'e-3, China's third lunar probe, ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover vast hydrogen reserves in nearby galaxies


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) More atomic hydrogen gas, which fuels the creation of universe - is lurking in space than previous estimates, according to the first accurate measurement of the ... Read more...

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NASA to study climate change in Bangladesh


April 13th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) American space research institute NASA will conduct a study on the weather and climate change in Bangladesh."NASA will conduct the research under its South and Southeast ... Read more...

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Israel favours joint R&D; ventures with China


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 2 (IANS) Israeli cabinet has moved to strengthen bilateral trade ties with China by voting to support joint industrial research and development projects between the two countries.The Chief ... Read more...

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Mild tremors in parts of Andhra trigger panic


January 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Mild tremors in parts of Andhra Pradesh Thursday triggered panic among people. There was no loss of life or damage to property.People ran out of ... Read more...

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Experts to discuss Jaitapur nuclear project


November 28th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) For the first time, nuclear experts and opponents and supporters of the 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP) coming up in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Why India broke off from supercontinent


November 16th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) The discovery of two sunken islands in the Indian Ocean could provide the missing link to why India, Australia and Antarctica broke off from supercontinent Gondwana.Researchers ... Read more...

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Astronauts’ tracks and trash seen on moon


September 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new photograph from NASA has revealed trash on the moon. The photos are seen as the sharpest yet from the space agency on the moon. The ... Read more...

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NASA launches 2.7 bn-km voyage to Jupiter


August 6th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) NASA has launched a 2.7-billion km voyage to Jupiter that will try to discover the secrets behind the largest planet in the solar system.The unmaned $1.1 ... Read more...

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Salmonella-based shots hold promise against fatal diseases


June 30th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A powerful new class of vaccines, derived from Salmonella, holds great promise in fighting fatal diseases like hepatitis B, cholera, typhoid, AIDS and pneumonia. Qingke Kong ... Read more...

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NASA invites 150 Twitter followers to Endeavour launch


April 26th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA has invited 150 of its followers on the social networking website Twitter to a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency's Kennedy Space Center ... Read more...

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Goa’s fish haul shrunk 27 percent in five years


March 16th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) Fish may no longer figure as staple food in Goa as the state's annual fish haul has shrunk by a drastic 27 per cent over the ... Read more...

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Indo-Australian gravity tie-up at risk over funding hunt


March 16th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 16 (ANI): Time is running out for an Indo-Australian plan to join the US Laser Inferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) network.The detector, to be installed at Gingin in Western Australia, ... Read more...

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NASA denies ‘alien existence in meteorites’ claim


March 8th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): NASA has categorically denied a claim by Richard Hoover that there was alien life discovered inside samples of meteorites."NASA is a scientific and technical agency committed to a ... Read more...

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China to put man on the moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China plans to make a manned moon landing by 2030, but the purpose of exploration of the moon should be seen as "peaceful" rather than a ... Read more...

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China aspires to put a man on moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): In an endeavor to accelerate its efforts to improve space technologies, China is leaving no stone unturned in its long-awaited aspiration of making a moon landing by ... Read more...

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China sets eyes on Mars


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) China will upgrade its lunar probe spacecraft for Mars exploration in the future, the country's top space scientist has said.Modifications will be carried out on the ... Read more...

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Scientist urges ‘to take risk of a global Katrina seriously’


February 28th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A Brit top scientist has urged that the risk of a devastating space storm wreaking havoc like a 'global Katrina' and costing the world trillions of pounds should ... Read more...

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Alien find likelier after NASA finds evidence of over 1,200 more planets


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): After NASA revealed that it has found evidence for over 1200 planets more, the chances of discovering alien life are a lot higher.And according to some experts, 54 ... Read more...

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China ‘on verge of stem cell breakthrough’


January 29th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): China is on the verge of achieving a breakthrough in stem cell research, says a top scientist in the field.Zhou Qi, chief scientist with the stem cell ... Read more...

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Global IP address stock ‘nearing depletion’


January 29th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): The stock of IP addresses is about to get over very soon, it has emerged.Once that happens, each of the five regional agencies that hand out net addresses ... Read more...

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Whipping ‘won’t make racehorses run faster’


January 29th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): If you think that whipping would make your horse run faster as it nears the finishing line, then you are wrong.A new research has suggested that whipping racehorses ... Read more...

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New radar net to track space debris whizzing around Earth


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Space surveillance experts at the US Air Force are currently developing a new system that will better detect, report and track thousands of pieces of space junk as ... Read more...

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FDA explores link between breast implants & cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Documents that have been made available to the Food and Drugs Administration in the United States since 1997 indicate that women with silicone gel-filled breast implants ... Read more...

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Tigers could triple in Asia


January 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Asian tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers, or three times the current number, if core breeding sites are protected, say the world's leading conservationists. ... Read more...

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Protection of large-scale landscapes could triple Tiger numbers in Asia


January 26th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Some of the world's leading conservation scientists have suggested that Asia's tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers - 3 times the current number - if ... Read more...

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Steve Murawski Asserts That Overfishing In America Has Come To A Close After A Lengthy Time


January 11th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 11, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Steve Murawski is an American, who had ascended to the uppermost post of chief scientist for the National Marine Fisheries Service, which is an entity ... Read more...

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Steve Murawski says that overfishing has ended


January 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A top US scientist Steve Murawski says that he believes that the days of overfishing may be over.If that is correct, then it will be the ... Read more...

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NASA names Waleed Abdalati as chief scientist to oversee scientific endeavors


December 13th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Monday named Waleed Abdalati as chief scientist to oversee all of the agency's scientific endeavors.The position of chief scientist was initially discontinued ... Read more...

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China to select new site for moon rocket launch


November 29th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) China is considering launching rockets from a new site for the next phase of the country's lunar exploration programme because of transportation problems, the programme's top scientist has ... Read more...

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Cloned meat and milk ’safe for consumption’


November 26th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Meat and milk from cloned cows is safe for consumption, suggests a panel of experts.The panel concluded that there was no material difference between meat and milk from ... Read more...

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Milk, meat from cloned cattle ’safe to consume’


November 26th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Meat and milk from cloned cattle and their offspring is "no different to conventional produce and is safe to consume", British government advisers have said.The Advisory Committee on ... Read more...

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China unveils snapshots of moon


November 9th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China has unveiled photos of the moon's surface taken by its second lunar probe Chang'e-2, marking the success of the mission.The photos, made public by Prime Minister Wen ... Read more...

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Kolkata gears up to battle Diwali noise, air pollution


November 4th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) From placing air monitoring vans to deploying thousands of additional policemen, Kolkata is going the whole hog to ensure low decibel and pollution levels this Diwali Friday.In a ... Read more...

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