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Deforestation, fossil fuel use drive glacial ice-loss


February 20th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Rampant deforestation and fossil fuel use are accelerating ice-loss on glaciers by depositing carbon particles (soot) on their surfaces.Carbon soot, which darkens glacier surfaces and increases ... Read more...

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Thought it was a joke, says scientist who won Nobel


October 6th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 6 (IANS) Jules Hoffmann, one of the three scientists who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize for medicine, initially "thought it was a joke, just a mistake" when he ... Read more...

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Scientist Moran Cerf Researching How to Record Dreams


October 29th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A researcher from the United States has announced his plans to electronically record and interpret dreams, not as a way of spying, but to help human to better ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brazil makes headway in protecting parts of Amazon


July 8th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Researchers have discovered evidence that many of the Brazilian government's efforts to protect the Amazon are working. Bob Walker of Michigan State University and two fellow scientists were the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pill To Help Human Live Past 100 Due Out in 2012


May 13th, 2010 - 3:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report released by "The Sun" on Wednesday, it was revealed that people may soon be able to obtain a pill which will help them to live ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian-led study finds clues to sudden death of healthy people


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 23 (IANS) An Indian-born, Kolkata-educated scientist at Johns Hopkins University and his fellow researchers have found an answer to sudden death of healthy people, including athletes. Describing it as sudden ... Read more...

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Frogs immune system is key in fight against killer virus


March 1st, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how changes to a frogs immune system may be the key to beating a viral infection which is devastating frog populations across the UK. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infected cells kill themselves to halt virus


January 16th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 16 (IANS) Infected mammalian cells kill themselves to prevent infection and ensure the greater good of its numbers. By killing itself, the cell can ensure that the virus does not ... Read more...

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Scientist warns of loss of human touch due to overdependence on robots


December 19th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A leading British scientist has called for international guidelines to be set up for the ethical and safe application of robots before it''s too late.Professor Noel Sharkey, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How light passes through tiny holes detailed for first time


May 11th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Scientists at the Delft University of Technology, in conjunction with two South Korean and one German research groups have succeeded in demonstrating how light passes through tiny ... Read more...

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Zebrafish study may help discern how to regenerate cells lost in Parkinson’s, diabetes


March 18th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): An Indian origin researcher and her scientist husband at the Medical College of Georgia are studying the uncanny ability of the zebrafish to regenerate almost all kinds ... Read more...

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