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Moderate intensity tremors rock Kashmir (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Three tremors of moderate intensity rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday morning. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far, according to ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity tremors rock Kashmir (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Two tremors of moderate intensity rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday morning. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far, according to ... Read more...

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Low intensity quake shakes Kashmir


May 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A light intensity tremor shook the Kashmir Valley late on Wednesday night, jolting many locals out of their sleep, the met office here said Thursday.Sonam Lotus, ... Read more...

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New project to predict behaviour of ice sheets under changing climate


March 7th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new project is underway to help predict the behaviour of ice sheets under a changing climate.Called the Scalable, Efficient, and Accurate Community Ice Sheet Model, or SEACISM, ... Read more...

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Melting glaciers making Mount Everest ‘more dangerous to climb’


May 26th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Mount Everest has become a treacherous climb due to glaciers melting along its slopes, according to a Nepalese Sherpa who has conquered the world's highest summit 20 times.Apa, ... Read more...

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Underwater asphalt volcanoes discovered in the Pacific Ocean


April 27th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered underwater asphalt volcanoes that were hidden in the depths of the Pacific Ocean for 40,000 years.The research, funded by the National ... Read more...

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5 last-ditch schemes to prevent global warming disaster


September 5th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 5 (ANI): A new study by the United Kingdom's Royal Society has outlined five last-ditch schemes needed to prevent a global warming disaster.According to National Geographic News, United Kingdom's ... Read more...

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Man-made volcanoes may cool Earth by reflecting sunlight back into space


August 30th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): The Royal Society in London seems to be convinced that man-made volcanoes can help stave off climate change, as it is backing research into simulated volcanic eruptions that ... Read more...

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Tsunami hit New York City 2,300 years ago


May 4th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a scenario that suggests a huge tsunami crashed into the New York City region 2,300 years ago, dumping sediment and shells across Long ... Read more...

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Now, plants can SMS when they”re thirsty!


March 18th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Israeli scientists have developed a new device enables plants to send a text message when they need a drink. According to a report by Fox News, Israel Agricultural ... Read more...

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India-Asia continental clash may have caused long term cooling in Earth’’s climate


October 11th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the collision between India and Asia set off events that likely caused long-term cooling in Earth''s climate. According to a report in ... Read more...

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740,000-year-old ice wedge is the oldest known ice in North America


September 19th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that a 740,000-year-old wedge of ice discovered in central Yukon Territory, Canada, is the oldest known ice in North America, thus suggesting ... Read more...

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The Large Hadron Collider successfully moves proton up the full length of the US$3.8 billion scientific wonder


September 10th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by David M N James
After waiting for over 20 years to use the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) scientists will today at 5pm, celebrate their dream for it will come true. At 5pm the switch ... Read more...

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Tiny fossilized teeth found in Gujarat takes back primate timeline by 10 million years


August 5th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): Tiny fossilized teeth discovered from an open-pit coal mine in Gujarat, India, could be the oldest Asian remains ever found of anthropoids, taking the primate timeline back ... Read more...

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Undersea volcanic activity 93 mln yrs ago triggered a mass extinction of marine life


July 17th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found out that a surge of undersea volcanic activity about 93 million years ago sapped the oceans of oxygen, triggering a mass extinction ... Read more...

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Scientists detect strong variation in tectonic stresses in Japans earthquake generating zone


January 18th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists have reported the discovery of a strong variation in the tectonic stresses in Nankai Trough - a region of the Pacific Ocean notorious for generating devastating earthquakes ... Read more...

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Earths magma sculpted valleys and mountains 180 mln years ago: Study


December 4th, 2007 - 6:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.4 (ANI): A professor of earth and planetary sciences at the Johns Hopkins University who challenged the century-old concept that the Earth's outer layer formed when crystal-free molten rock called magma ... Read more...

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Soon, a giant telescope buried under South Pole to map Earths core


November 24th, 2007 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
London, November 24 (ANI): Barcelona University scientists say that a giant telescope, currently under construction, may one day provide pictures of the Earths core.The instrument called IceCube will be buried in ... Read more...

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