Chimps too nurture ’social traditions’

August 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Research on chimps never ceases to surprise us -- the latest one, for instance, says that they are not only capable of learning from one another ... Read more...

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Beckham banned for misconduct

July 6th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham will sit out the next game after he received a ban from Major League Soccer (MLS) for kicking a ball ... Read more...

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Unicef urges India to curb open defecation

March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Tuesday stressed the urgent need for India, the first among 12 countries where open defecation takes place, to check ... Read more...

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Now steps taken in labs to create ‘inorganic life’

September 18th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Scientists have taken tentative steps towards creating 'life' from inorganic chemicals, which may later become 'inorganic biology'.Lee Cronin, who teaches chemistry at the College of Science ... Read more...

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Chimp mums ‘mourn their dead infants’

February 1st, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have revealed for the first time that female chimpanzees mourn their dead infants.According to researchers, chimpanzee mothers establish close physical relationships with their young, carrying them for ... Read more...

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Carbon nanotubes twice as strong as once believed

September 16th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Scientists have reported that carbon nanotubes - those tiny particles poised to revolutionize electronics, medicine, and other areas - are much bigger in the strength department than anyone ... Read more...

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Future iPods may store millions of songs

April 16th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
London, April 16 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a way to significantly boost the memory of MP3 players and other gadgets while retaining their small size, an advance that may ... Read more...

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