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New tool can ensure better safety on planes


September 13th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed an instrument for fine tuning an airplane's digital flight-data recorder or "black box" so that it can pre-empt crashes and ensure greater safety ... Read more...

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Teenage fatherhood hampers educational development


March 31st, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A new study has revealed that teenage fatherhood leads to a decrease in years of schooling.The study, from Economic Inquiry, examines the negative educational and economic outcomes of ... Read more...

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The most FAQs about microbes and oil spills


February 18th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): The American Academy of Microbiology has created a dataset of the most frequently asked questions concerning microbes and oil spills."Long before the Gulf oil spill microbes evolved the ... Read more...

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Researchers create most comprehensive moon map


December 20th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) Researchers have created the most detailed and comprehensive map of the moon's complex landscape thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). "This dataset is being ... Read more...

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Other universes exist alongside our own


December 16th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Scientists say they have found evidence that our universe was 'jostled' by other parallel universes in the distant past. The incredible claim emerged after they studied patterns in ... Read more...

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Long distance migratory birds ‘more vulnerable to climate shifts’


September 26th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that birds embarking on long distance migrations are more susceptible to shifts in the climate than ones making shorter journeys.Scientists have said that ... Read more...

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Ageing alone doesn’t cause poor sleep in elderly


May 10th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 10 (ANI): It's not just ageing that cause poor sleep in older adults, says a Chinese study with the largest-ever cohort of the very elderly.Centenarians in China were 70 percent ... Read more...

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Galaxies can also have split personalities


January 7th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 7 (ANI): A team of astronomers used data from the COSMOS (Cosmic Evolution Survey) project to reveal previously unseen features in the mass distribution of galaxies, thus indicating that galaxies ... Read more...

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Sea level up along US Atlantic coast


December 12th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) The rise in sea level along the US Atlantic coast was faster in the 20th century than over the past 4,000 years. Using sediment cores from the Atlantic coast, ... Read more...

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Global warming leads to sea level rising along Atlantic coast: Study


December 11th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Philadelphia (US), Dec.11 (ANI): An international team of environmental scientists led by the University of Pennsylvania has shown that sea-level rise along the Atlantic Coast of the United States was two millimeters ... Read more...

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Trees colonize new territories in response to higher temperatures


August 26th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that trees around the world are colonizing new territories in response to higher temperatures, all thanks to global warming.From the US west coast to northern Siberia ... Read more...

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Treelines not universally responding to climate warming as expected


August 13th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that treelines are not universally responding to climate warming by advancing as expected.Treelines are the elevation or latitudinal limits where trees ... Read more...

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Scientists detect ozone-depleting species in atmosphere


February 26th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Using data from the satellite-based MIPAS and GOME-2 instruments, scientists have for the first time detected important ozone-depleting species in the atmosphere.These new measurements will help scientists to ... Read more...

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10M of the 13M digital songs found no online buyers last year


December 22nd, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): Over 10 million of the 13 million songs available on the Internet failed to find a single buyer last year, according to a study of digital music ... Read more...

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Ocean is growing more acidic faster than previously thought


November 25th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Chicago, US, have documented that the ocean is growing more acidic faster than previously thought.In addition, they have ... Read more...

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Scientists sequence woolly-mammoth genome for the first time


November 20th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Scientists at Penn State have for the first time sequenced the genome of the woolly mammoth, an extinct species of elephant that was adapted to living in ... Read more...

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Researchers unravel natural history of the lion using genetics


November 7th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): An international team of researchers has tried to unravel the natural history of the lion, by providing insights into the genetic structure of the animal.Understanding the ... Read more...

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Prenatal biochemical screening detects only 50pc chromosomal abnormalities


June 2nd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Italian researchers suggest that women be better informed on the limitation of diagnostic tests like prenatal biochemical screening, which are widely used to look for chromosomal abnormalities ... Read more...

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Now, cigarette vending machines that identify smokers age by their faces


May 13th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): Need a puff? Start wishing that your baby face swaps itself for a few wrinkles or liver spots, at least if youre a school going kid in ... Read more...

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Ringing of star leads astronomers to find its birthplace


April 16th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Munich, April 16 (ANI): A team of astronomers using ESOs (European Southern Observatory) 3.6-m telescope have studied the ringing of a planet-harbouring star, and have thus found its place of origin. ... Read more...

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