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Sequencing DNA of 10,000 vertebrates would help explain evolutionary mysteries


November 5th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): An international consortium of scientists is all set to launch an effort to sequence the DNA of 10,000 vertebrates.The plan is to obtain, preserve, and sequence the DNA ... Read more...

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Asteroid to miss Earth in 2036, but could be on collision course in 2068


October 8th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): There is some good news and some bad news for doomsday pundits, in the sense that the chances of asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2036 has been ... Read more...

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With new material, invisibility cloaks near reality


March 14th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Researchers have created a light-bending material that could be the key to high-powered optics, ultra-efficient solar cells and even invisibility cloaks, a la Harry Potter's indispensable tool. Nanophotonics scientist ... Read more...

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Invisibility cloak to soon become a reality


March 14th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Scientists have created a metamaterial that could lead to the development of a cloaking device that makes a person invisible, among other applications.Developed by Naomi Halas and ... Read more...

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NASAs next mission to Mars rescheduled to 2011


December 5th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): NASAs next mission to the Red Planet, known as Mars Science Laboratory, has been rescheduled to launch two years later than previously planned, in the fall of ... Read more...

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NASA’s new telescope aboard Boeing aircraft may solve ‘origin of life’ puzzle


November 14th, 2007 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
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Exceptions in shellfish prove theory for spread of life on Earth


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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