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Where is the nearest Dalit village? (Part-II)

November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
I visit another 'home' of sorts. Here, 18-year-old Chand is making cow dung cakes to be used as fuel for cooking. Chand was pulled out of school when she was in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Our eyes evolved to see dark world

September 22nd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 22 (ANI): New research has revealed that human eyes evolved to see a world that contains more darkness than light.In humans, cells that respond to a dark spot on a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Titan lake-levels change due to Earth-like seasonal evaporation

July 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The water level of lakes on Earth rises and falls with the seasons and with longer-term climate changes, as precipitation, evaporation, and runoff add and remove liquid. Now ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chandrayaan-I finds ice near Moon’s north pole

March 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 2 (IANS) Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits totalling at least an estimated 600 million metric ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, a do-it-yourself device for breast cancer detection

July 31st, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 31 (ANI): Women in Scotland can now carry out breast cancer checks in the four walls of their house, thanks to a new device developed with the help ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dark areas observed on Mercury might be lava flows

January 22nd, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Latest images from NASAs Messenger spacecraft have hinted at the presence of solidified lava flows on the surface of Mercury, which should provide vital clues to unlocking the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |