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Internet playing cupid for middle-aged people: Study


February 15th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that middle-aged people are most likely to look for love online - dispelling the myth that Internet dating is primarily for the young. ... Read more...

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Moon’s craters can help improve Solar System surface-dating methods


July 28th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Images of the Moon's surface, sent by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), are shedding new light into the mechanics of asteroid and comet impacts and how frequently they ... Read more...

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Boffins achieve greater precision in determining meteorites’ age


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists have aged dated a group of meteorites with far greater precision than previously possible - by using a different type of radioactive dating on a particularly difficult ... Read more...

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Humans, not climate, sounded death knell of giants


January 25th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 25 (IANS) Human beings, not climate change, caused the death of Australia's megafauna, giant marsupials, huge reptiles and flightless birds, at least 40,000 years ago. The megafauna included giant kangaroos, ... Read more...

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Australia’s megafauna may have gone extinct due to humans 40,000 years ago


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, January 22 (ANI): A new research by scientists has found strong evidence that humans, not climate change, caused the demise of Australia's megafauna at least 40,000 years ago.The research, by two ... Read more...

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Sediment from North Atlantic Ocean yields climate record for past half-million years


June 16th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have used sediment from the deep bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean to reconstruct a record of ancient climate that dates back more than the last half-million ... Read more...

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Hawaii’s coral bed is over 4,000 years old, say researchers


March 26th, 2009 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (Xinhua) Hawaii's deep-sea corals are more than 4,000 years old, making them one of the oldest living organisms on earth, say researchers. The study, conducted by the researchers from the ... Read more...

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