How viruses con bugs into working for them

January 27th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Some of the viruses are real con artists. They trick new bugs with genetic material filched from their previous bacterial hosts into working for them, ... Read more...

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Once Madras, Chennai turns 372

August 22nd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) It was on this day in 1639 that British administrator Francis Day along with his superior Andrew Cogan struck a deal with the Vijayanagar Empire to ... Read more...

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Dennis the Menace all set to tackle Barack Obama on 60th b’day

March 13th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Dennis the Menace, the hero of British children's comic The Beano, will be celebrating his 60th birthday in style - he is all set to tackle the ... Read more...

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New Zealand double murderer gets 23-year prison term

January 29th, 2010 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 29 (DPA) A New Zealand man who admitted murdering his wife and a neighbour and burying their bodies under his house was sent to prison for at least 23 years ... Read more...

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Brit schoolboy pianist,10, compared to Mozart

October 8th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 8 (ANI): A 10-year-old British schoolboy has been predicted to be the new Mozart after he displayed his genius with just four months of formal piano lessons.Shane Thomas, who put ... Read more...

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Parents warned against posting kids” holiday pics online to avoid child porn collection

January 5th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 5 (ANI): Parents are being warned not to put holiday photographs of their kids on the Internet because they could end up in collections of child abuse images.Lee Chisholm, ... Read more...

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Analyzing oceanic bacteria may help in understanding how oceans respond to climate change

March 4th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have devised a new method to analyze gene expression in complex microbial populations, which could help in the better understanding of how oceans respond to climate change.Developed ... Read more...

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Mel C ‘pissed off’ over lesbian reports

November 14th, 2007 - 2:28 am ICT by admin

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Mel C fuels ongoing Spice Girls and Westlife feud

November 14th, 2007 - 2:08 am ICT by admin

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