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Europe condemns Russian livestock import ban


March 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Commission has condemned Russia's decision to ban livestock import from Europe following the spread there of the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue viruses.Russia imposed a ... Read more...

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Project to build computer model of human brain takes off


May 16th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) A team of scientists has assembled in Switzerland and Germany to attempt the unthinkable -- building a computer model of human brain. It could potentially open ... Read more...

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Robots may soon get their own Internet


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): It seems robots are poised to have an equivalent of the Internet and Wikipedia, thanks to the efforts of some European scientists.They are currently developing a project ... Read more...

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Gene related to chronic pain discovered


August 6th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 06 (ANI): Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found a gene, which is linked with susceptibility to chronic pain caused by nerve injury in humans.Darvasi and an international ... Read more...

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Symposium shows progress in TB vaccines


June 8th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
By Babs Verblackt -- CNSZaragoza, Spain: Steady progress is made in the development of new vaccines against tuberculosis (TB), researchers showed at a symposium in Spain. Several vaccine candidates are ... Read more...

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Make more efforts to tackle rising ocean acidity, say European scientists


May 20th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): European scientists are calling for more efforts in tackling rising ocean acidity.The 'Impacts of Ocean Acidification' science policy briefing presented by the European Science Foundation on May 20 ... Read more...

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Bt Brinjal will be single largest disaster, says scientist


February 1st, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With less than 10 days to go for Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's final call on the introduction of genetically modified brinjal, leading scientist Pushp Bhargava, who was ... Read more...

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Plastic baby bottles ‘harmful’


January 11th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 11 (ANI): The chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) used to make plastic baby bottles is harmful, according to experts.British scientists have announced that there is "compelling" evidence that the chemical is linked ... Read more...

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New system can detect plastic anti-personnel mines


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): In a new study, a team of European scientists has devised a method for locating plastic anti-personnel mines, which are manufactured to avoid detection by metal detectors.The technique ... Read more...

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Amputee successfully operates robotic arm via thought


December 4th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 4 (ANI): A man, who had lost an arm, has now been fitted with a robotic hand that can be controlled with thoughts.The feat achieved by a group of European ... Read more...

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India shouldn’t accept Europe-rejected GM crop: scientists


July 10th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Two European scientists visiting the capital Friday warned India against accepting genetically modified (GM) crops and foods technology rejected by European nations. "I hope India won't adopt what ... Read more...

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Saturn’s moon Enceladus may host a salty ocean


June 25th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A new research by European scientists has provided evidence that an enormous plume of water spurts in giant jets from the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus is ... Read more...

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Wisdom has nothing to do with going grey


February 24th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 24 (ANI): Contrary to the age-old belief that grey hair is a sign of wisdom, a team of European scientists have shown that going grey is caused by a ... Read more...

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11,000 alien species have invaded Europe


November 21st, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 21 (ANI): A unique three year research project has determined that there are more than 11,000 alien species present in Europe, that have biologically invaded the continent.Known as DAISIE ... Read more...

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Pakistani scientists hook up to peers across the globe


October 29th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistani scientists and researchers are now connected to colleagues across the globe, courtesy two of the world's most powerful computers, the European Commission said.Pakistani scientists will now be ... Read more...

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Multi-branched molecules to revolutionise applications in nanotechnology


October 25th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): European scientists say that emerging nanotechnologies, based on designer molecules with long complex tree-and branch structures, may pave the way for wide ranging applications in disease therapy ... Read more...

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The exoplanet that makes its parent star dance to its tune!


July 26th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): A team of European scientists working with COROT (Convection Rotation and planetary Transits) has discovered an exoplanet that seems to have a surprisingly powerful influence on its ... Read more...

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Alloy based fridges will run on 50% less energy


June 26th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have begun developing fridges that are powered by a 100% alloy, which will reduce their energy usage by 50%.In the last 15 years, environmentalists have alerted ... Read more...

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European scientists develop intelligent side-impact protection for cars


March 23rd, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 23 (ANI): European scientists have developed a car protection system that thinks intelligently and protects its occupants before a side-impact.The research is part of a project funded by the ... Read more...

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Saturn’s elusive rotation path revealed


December 14th, 2007 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Paris, Dec.14 (ANI): A team of European scientists has claimed that it is close to understanding what prompts the Planet Saturn to rotate. Using data retrieved from the Radio and Plasma Wave Science ... Read more...

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