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Now, Pepsi’s ‘Social Vending System’ will help you socialise with strangers


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new "Social Vending System" has been developed by Pepsi that allows beverage buyers to "friend" others with a gift of a Pepsi items.You can send one to ... Read more...

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‘Unknown child’ onboard the Titanic identified


April 29th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A little boy previously called the "unknown child", whose body was found among the victims of the Titanic disaster, has finally been identified.A team of American ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cavemen and cave bears may have competed for shelter 32,000 yrs ago!


April 27th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Around 32,000 years ago, prehistoric humans might have had to compete with bears to settle into caves, according to a new study.The study on cave bears also shed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Submarine firm develops new glass design to help reach bottom of ocean


April 27th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A submarine team in the US has revealed that they have developed a new glass design that can withstand intense pressure at the bottom of the ocean.Conditions at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, computers with immune system like humans to avert cyber-attacks


April 24th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Computer scientists and IT engineers are planning to build a new technology that would help computers fight viruses just like the human immune system.This technology would help overcome ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a virtual reality system that can fool your taste buds


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Tokyo have created a virtual reality system that works with smell and sight to manipulate users' perceptions of the taste of a cookie.Takuji ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA mulling week-long Mars mission simulation for ISS


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): NASA is planning to use the International Space Station to prepare for a human mission to Mars, beginning with a planned week-long simulation to be staged next summer.Initial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neanderthal burial ground suggests they practiced funeral rituals


April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): The discovery of a possible Neanderthal burial ground has suggested that they practiced funeral rituals and possessed symbolic long before modern humans.According to a Quaternary International paper, evidence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walking robot HECTOR developed to study animal movements


April 20th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A six-legged robot HECTOR (Hexapod Cognitive autonomously Operating Robot), designed by researchers at the University of Bielefeld's Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology, has been built to study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Iron Man’ type robotic exoskeleton to aid recovery in spinal injury patients


April 19th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new robotic exoskeleton has been developed to provide spinal cord injury patients with assistance and resistance to help rebuild muscle function."The thought was, if we've got somebody ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Roman emperor Nero’s first home reconstructed virtually


April 17th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Experts have virtually reconstructed the first house built by the infamous Roman emperor Nero, which has been put on display at a major exhibition in Rome.The remains of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Newly resurfaced letter brings the question of Abraham Linclon’s faith to the fore


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A 19th-century letter which resurfaced recently has brought the question of former US President Abraham Lincoln's religious faith on the forefront.Lincoln is known for many things. He led ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Coming soon: a reusable, floating venue for Olympics!


April 17th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): An architect has developed a floating set of Olympic facilities that can be reusable and easily transported to new coastal locations.When Olympics are over, the stadium and sports ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What happens when you get sucked out of a plane at 30,000 feet?


April 10th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Ever wondered what will happen if you get sucked out of a plane at 30,000 feet? Here is the answer.It would be virtually impossible to survive ejection from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New prototype gasoline engine will improve car efficiency


April 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new prototype gasoline engine that requires no transmission, crankshaft, pistons, valves, fuel compression, cooling systems or fluids has been developed.Researchers at Michigan State University came up with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dogs ‘likelier to bond better with male owners than female’


April 8th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A pilot study about human-canine interactions has found that dogs owned by men, especially neurotic men, approach their owners more often than dogs of female owners.The findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, generate power from wind produced by passing trains!


April 6th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Industrial designers in China have developed a device that can generate electricity from the wind produced by trains as they whoosh down the track.The 'T-Box' device is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fossil of 300-mn-yr-old flying insect discovered


April 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the fossil of a flying insect that got stuck in mud more than 300 million years ago.Some 312 million years ago, a mayfly landed on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

X-ray analysis on artwork shows artist repainted blonde woman brunette


April 4th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): An X-ray analysis of a 19th century painting by an unknown artist has revealed that the woman in the picture had initially been painted a vivacious blonde before ... Read more...

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Recycled Island to be built from Pacific’s floating plastic debris


April 1st, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): A Dutch architect has announced plans to build a Recycled Island that is sustainable and floats using the plastic debris collected from the Pacific.Ramon Knoester went public ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Food packaging harbours harmful toxins


March 31st, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that plastic wrappers, food cans and storage tubs deposit at least two potentially harmful chemicals into our food.By cutting out containers, people can ... Read more...

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Scientists debunk creationists’ claim that dinos and humans co-existed


March 28th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): An ancient cave drawing high on a rock formation in Utah has ignited a firestorm between creationists and scientists.Creationists are claiming the famous dinosaur petroglyph at the Kachina ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Virus that piggybacks on AIDS virus to beat disease developed


March 28th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Biochemists from UC San Diego and UCLA have engineered virus-like particles that could slow the spread of HIV.The particle piggybacks on the AIDS virus as it moves ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earth becoming a windier place: Study


March 25th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the world is getting breezier.Although global warming is a suspect, researchers can't say for sure whether climate change is behind the growing ... Read more...

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‘Saber-toothed’ vegetarian prowled Brazil 260 million years ago


March 25th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A dog-sized, vegetarian animal that lived 260 million years ago in Brazil might have used its fierce-looking saber-teeth to ward off predators and in battles over territory, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

50-mn-yr-old reptile skin holds building blocks of life


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): The organic compounds still present in the sample of a 50-million-year-old reptile from Utah, U.S., has been mapped for the first time - thanks to the efforts by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Extinct rabbit ‘didn’t hop and had no enemies due to hefty size’


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A massive bunny that lived three to five million years ago on the Spanish island of Minorca was so hefty that it had lost the ability to hop ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Take a vitamin pill to mitigate the effects of radiation: NASA


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): With astronauts facing risks from radiation on long-duration space missions, NASA has recommended a simple solution - take a vitamin pill.Astronauts are exposed to more radiation than nuclear ... Read more...

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Mechanical insects to take flight on 3D printed wings!


March 21st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Mechanical insects can soon take flight on 3D printed wings.Until now, 3D printers were capable of printing objects out of metal, glass, plastic, even sugar and mashed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Irish beer Guinness does not travel well: Study


March 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that famous Irish beer Guinness does not travel well, as it loses most of its appearance, flavour and aftertaste after being exported to ... Read more...

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Website launched to tracks ‘at- risk historic sites’


March 17th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar. 17 (ANI): Global Heritage Fund, a California-based nonprofit organization that focuses on historical preservation has launched a new Internet platform called Global Heritage Network (GHN), to rescue cultural heritage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Magic cap’ that helps you spell words with your mind!


March 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): How great would it be if you could do away with a keyboard forever and simply type using your mind?Now, that's possible using intendiX - a device that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How the Rocky Mountains may have been ‘formed by giant suction’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study shows that the Rockies may have been formed when a giant suction created a counter force that thrust the mountains upward.Mountains generally form where continental ... Read more...

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Elephants outsmart humans during intelligence test


March 8th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has proved that elephants are not only intelligent, but also possess the ability to cooperate and understand the logic behind teamwork.Elephants recently aced a test ... Read more...

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NASA denies ‘alien existence in meteorites’ claim


March 8th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): NASA has categorically denied a claim by Richard Hoover that there was alien life discovered inside samples of meteorites."NASA is a scientific and technical agency committed to a ... Read more...

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