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How the brain compresses visual info


February 11th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A Johns Hopkins study has shed light on how the brain compresses visual information to understand it.A team, led by neuroscientists Ed Connor and Kechen Zhang, found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cosmos 250 times bigger than visible universe


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Just how big is the universe is a question that has baffled cosmologists for decades. But now scientists have reasons to believe that it is at least ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

The paper plane that flew to the edge of space and came back with snaps!


November 11th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A British team designed paper plane has successfully flown to the edge of space before flying back to Earth, taking pictures as it descended.The plane, which has a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sachin’s bat match MCC regulations, but have massive edges and are heavily bowed


October 24th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 24 (ANI): Does Sachin Tendulkar's bat fit Marylebone Cricket Club regulations?According to cricket-supply guru, Harry Solomons, who owns Kingsgrove Sports Centre, which once employed the Waugh brothers, 'Sachin's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Carlos’ 1997 ‘greatest ever free kick’ was not a fluke, say physicists


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 02 (ANI): Physicists have revealed that Brazilian Roberto Carlos's 1997 free kick-dubbed the greatest free kick-against France was not a fluke.A French team of scientists discovered the trajectory of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

77 mn years old dino claw prints found in Utah


July 24th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): An ancient 'crime scene' in Utah has revealed evidence of a dinosaur in the act of preying on a small mammal.A 77-million-year-old dinosaur claw mark and scratched-out digging ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Big bottom keeps diabetes away?


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A big bottom is good for you because it raises the levels of good cholesterol that protects against hardening of arteries and also cuts the risk of diabetes, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Taxpayers paying to fix penile erection problems of jailed rapist


December 12th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): It has emerged that taxpayers' money will be used to help fix the penile erection problems of a jailed rapist who was part of Ivan Milat's gang.The decision ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exploring the gruesome world of raptors


November 25th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): In a new study, three students from Montana State University, US, have explored the gruesome world of raptors.Normally focused on dinosaurs, the students compared the claws and killing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists create electromagnetic “black hole” that sucks in surrounding light


October 15th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 15 (ANI): Scientists have build a device that can create an electromagnetic "black hole" that sucks in surrounding light, a method which may lead to an entirely new way of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Universe is flat, but not entirely


May 19th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): In a move that is reminiscent of scientists rejecting the view held by many people in the medieval times that the Earth is flat, a team of researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brains prediction of instant happenings allows timely limb movements


June 7th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Scientists suggest that it is the ability of the brain to predict what will happen in a very near future that enables people to make timely movements ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mumbai to build Shivaji statue taller than Statue of Liberty


June 3rd, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 3 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government has decided to install a 309-foot-tall Shivaji statue, four feet taller than the Statue of Liberty in New York , in the Arabian Sea ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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