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Lincoln urged Britain to help set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln had told freed slaves that they should found a colony in Latin America, and also urged Britain's help in proving land to these slaves in British ... Read more...

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Lincoln had ’secret talks’ with Britain to set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln made contact secretly with the British to help found a colony in the then British Honduras, now Belize, for freed slaves, reveals a new book.A new ... Read more...

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Vaccine to prevent gastritis, ulcer disease, gastric cancer on the anvil


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island (URI) and EpiVax. Inc. have identified a potential vaccine that could treat gastritis, ulcer disease ... Read more...

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Bacteria linked to preterm births, developmental problems in newborns


January 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists say the type of bacteria that colonize the placenta during pregnancy could be associated with preterm birth and other developmental problems in newborns."The fetal inflammatory response appears ... Read more...

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Why babies digest milk more effectively than adults


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that infants are more efficient at digesting milk than adults due to a difference in the strains of bacteria that dominate their ... Read more...

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New bacterial foe in cystic fibrosis identified


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Measuring the health status of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients would now get easier as researchers have found that exacerbations in CF are linked to chronic infection with a ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking, Asserts That Humankind Must Abandon The Earth And Colonize The Space For Long-Standing Survival


August 14th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Stephen Hawking happens to be a respected and distinguished British scientist. He discharged a warning on Monday to humankind that the solitary route for ... Read more...

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Climate change caused mass extinction of mammals 50,000 years ago


May 19th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Climate change played a major role in causing mass extinction of mammals in the late quaternary era, 50,000 years ago, an international team of scientists have discovered.Their study ... Read more...

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Ice On The Moon: One Step Closer To Life


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chandrayaan-1, which was sent to the moon in 2008 in order to collect data about the surface of the satellite, had brought back data that showed ... Read more...

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Potentially deadly infection associated with frequent cow exposure


February 19th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Frequent contact with cows may be harmful for healthy female adults, says a new study.The research showed that a common bacteria found in many healthy adult females that ... Read more...

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Fungi’s closest pal wins war between the sexes


November 11th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): War between the sexes is a common phenomenon throughout the animal kingdom. Now, a new study shows that certain plants, with some help from fungal friends, may also ... Read more...

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New insight into how climate change will affect organisms


November 5th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): In a new research, paleoecologists are offering a new insight into how climate change will affect organisms.The research, by Robert Booth, assistant professor of earth and environmental science ... Read more...

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After Ghaziabad rioting, probe ordered into illegal colonies


September 6th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 6 (IANS) While taking stock of previous day's violence in this Uttar Pradesh city in which about two dozen people including three policemen were injured, senior government officials Sunday said ... Read more...

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US-Mexico border security wall may threaten wildlife species


July 8th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Biologists have determined that a 700-mile security wall under construction along the United States' border with Mexico could significantly alter the movement and "connectivity" of wildlife, with the ... Read more...

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New ‘molecular clock’ aids dating of human migration history


June 5th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Leeds, UK, have devised a new 'molecular clock' that aids dating of human migration history.Estimating the chronology of population migrations throughout mankind's early ... Read more...

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Infection control strategies for antibiotic-resistant organisms in hospitals


March 16th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Hand-washing, a clean environment, appropriate infection barriers, and early identification of patients at high risk of colonization with a transmissible microorganism are some of the infection control ... Read more...

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Assisted colonization can help wildlife survive in a warming world


February 18th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): In a new research, biologists have suggested that assisted colonization can play a vital role in helping wildlife to survive in a warming world.The research, led by ... Read more...

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Arms and the woman - Uttar Pradesh’s proxy gun culture


February 4th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) Nearly 700 women applied for arms licences in 2008 in western Uttar Pradesh. No, the region is not witnessing some sort of movement - rather politicians and ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover how metastatic cancer cells plan their ”relocation”


January 6th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered how metastatic cancer cells select their next site of infection. Cancer biologist Amato Giaccia, PhD., the Jack, ... Read more...

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Probiotics ”help fight hospital-acquired pneumonia”


November 7th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Probiotics or so-called "friendly" bacteria can be used to protect hospital patients from developing pneumonia, a Swedish study has concluded. According to boffins, probiotics can block the colonization ... Read more...

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Assisted migration of species necessary for saving wildlife from global warming


July 18th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): An international team of global warming experts have called for new drastic conservation tactics, such as assisted migration, to save species, in the face of the growing ... Read more...

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Mediterranean Union will increase terrorism, warns Gaddafi


July 10th, 2008 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
DPA Tripoli, July 9 (DPA) Libyan leader Moamer Gaddafi said Wednesday the French-proposed Mediterranean Union would be an "international minefield" as it would increase illegal immigration, terrorism and extremism. A firm opponent of ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking calls for colonization of Moon and Mars


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Eminent scientist Stephen Hawking has called for a massive investment in establishing colonies on the Moon and Mars, arguing that the world should devote about 10 times ... Read more...

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Glass beads discovery questions Spaniards colonization route in US


November 16th, 2007 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): The discovery of glass beads and ancient slivers of iron in South Georgia, US, might prompt historians to reconsider the exact path that Spaniards took during their first ... Read more...

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