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Fish named after Richard Dawkins


July 16th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sri Lanka, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new type of fresh water fish has been identified in South Asia. Sri Lankan scientists who classified the creature have named it after famous evolutionary ... Read more...

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Scientists discover T. Rex’s feathered kin


April 8th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) Paleontologists have known that small dinosaurs had bird-like feathers, but now three specimens of new tyrannosauroid (T. Rex family) show that at least one much larger ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan must remove barriers to boost trade: Ficci


February 10th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India and Pakistan must axe non-tariff barriers to boost bilateral trade to $10 billion in the next three years, the Federation of Indian Chambers of ... Read more...

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Stem cell implants can heal traumatic brain injury


January 16th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Implanted stem cells have substantially improved cerebral function in animals with brain trauma, but how they did it has remained a mystery. Now an important part ... Read more...

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Now, visually explore space, time using Google’s time machine!


April 25th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Google has created a time machine with which one can simultaneously explore space and time at extremely high resolutions.Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have leveraged the ... Read more...

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Now, visually explore space, time using a time machine!


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have created a time machine with which one can simultaneously explore space and time at extremely high resolutions.Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have leveraged the ... Read more...

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Star formation linked to sonic booms


April 14th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): An intricate network of tangled gaseous filaments, revealed by ESA's Herschel Space Observatory, has provided new evidence on how stars form from the diffuse interstellar medium.Each filament ... Read more...

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US teen’s ’solar death ray’ can melt anything from metal to concrete


February 4th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 4 (ANI): An aspiring teenage scientist in the US has created a solar death ray, out of thousands of mirrors, that can melt anything from metal to concrete.Eric Jacqmain, 19, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s thriving Silk industry, helps adivasis (Part-II)


December 4th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
contd.This near idyllic situation has risen out of the foresight and dynamism of some stellar government servants. Mr. Virendra Kumar, IFS who was posted as Special Secretary to Industries Department in 2005-2009 ... Read more...

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Now, high-powered laser that unblocks arteries in minutes


November 28th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): People whose arteries get blocked due to cholesterol, hypertension and diabetes may now get a quicker treatment as a high-powered laser, which unblocks arteries in minutes, has been ... Read more...

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How do jump ropes work?


November 28th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Engineers have built a robotic jump rope device and used it to study the underlying physics of jumping rope.Jump ropes are used by kids for fun and by ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering statins ‘kill bacteria’


November 18th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A recent clinical research suggests that statins, widely prescribed for their cholesterol-lowering properties, can reduce the risk of severe bacterial infections such as pneumonia and sepsis.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Lamp Shades Made Of Human Skin: Not An Asset


November 6th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Jacobson reportedly owns a lampshade that is made of human skin. In the first glance any body can mistake it for an antique lamp shade ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Did Nazis make lampshades from Jewish prisoners’ “skin”?


November 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): An old lampshade, which was discovered to have been made out of "human skin", has left its shocked owner wondering if it had been made by the Nazis ... Read more...

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Daily dose of whole body vibration may help aging bones stay healthy


October 26th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Researchers of Medical College of Georgia have suggested that a daily dose of whole body vibration may help reduce the usual bone density loss that occurs with age.Dr. ... Read more...

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Gecko-inspired method to print electronics on clothes, plastic and leather


September 21st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Inspired by geckos, engineers have developed a reversible adhesion method for printing electronics on a variety of tricky surfaces such as clothes, plastic and leather.Researchers from Northwestern ... Read more...

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Scientists predict how oil from Deepwater Horizon spill will spread


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): A UC Santa Barbara scientist has come up with a new method of predicting how contaminants like oil from Deepwater Horizon spill would spread."We predicted where the oil ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Clothes that can hear and speak!


July 13th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A team of MIT researchers has developed fibres that can detect and produce sound.Shunji Egusa, a former postdoc in Fink's lab, and current lab members Noémie Chocat and ... Read more...

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Blue-green bacteria may help generate ‘green’ electricity Home


June 21st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Using blue-green bacteria, researchers have for the first time developed a way to convert sunlight directly into electricity in a CO2-free manner.The study illustrates that electrogenic workings of ... Read more...

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Blue-green bacteria may help generate ‘green’ electricity


June 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Using blue-green bacteria, researchers have for the first time developed a way to convert sunlight directly into electricity in a CO2-free manner.The study illustrates that electrogenic workings of ... Read more...

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‘Sagittarius A’ Is A Poor Eater!


February 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have recently discovered that much to their surprise, the black hole Sagittarius A in the milky way eats less than what was being expected. It ... Read more...

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X-rays can trigger formation of new type of crystal


January 26th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 26 (ANI): A team of Northwestern University researchers has discovered that X-rays can trigger the formation of a new type of crystal.These new crystals are charged cylindrical filaments ordered like ... Read more...

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Sea anemone sting-laced cream may make painful diabetes jabs history


October 16th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a needle-free way to deliver insulin to diabetics. They say that mixing stinging cells from sea anemones into skin cream could be a ... Read more...

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Herschel telescope sees deep-space pearls on a cosmic string


October 3rd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): The Herschel telescope has captured images of cold gas clouds lying near the plane of the Milky Way, a region that is dotted with stellar factories, like pearls ... Read more...

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New levels of complexity and intrigue revealed in Milky Way’s center


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): A dramatic new view of the center of the Milky Way galaxy from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has exposed new levels of the complexity and intrigue in the ... Read more...

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Bacteria with tiny projections can make efficient fuel cells


September 7th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 7 (ANI): A team of scientists has isolated bacteria with large numbers of tiny projections called pili, which were more efficient at transferring electrons to generate power in fuel ... Read more...

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Bacteria can help convert waste to power


September 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bacteria that generate power could be used in microbial fuel cells to convert waste into electricity, according to the latest research. University of Massachusetts (U-M) researchers isolated ... Read more...

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Geckos’ amazing grip triggered by gravity


August 5th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Calgary (U of C) and Clemson University in South Carolina, US, have discovered that the geckos' amazing grip is triggered by gravity.Geckos are ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles’ colour-changing ability makes it possible to create self-erasing documents


July 9th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have developed a film that exploits the colour-changing ability of nanoparticles, and can make it possible to create documents that wipe themselves clean after they've been read.Northwestern ... Read more...

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Now, a simple device for early detection of viral infections


June 29th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Vanderbilt University scientists in the US have developed a respiratory virus detector that is sensitive enough to detect an infection at an early stage, takes only a few ... Read more...

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Laser doubles brightness of bulb filaments


May 30th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) An ultra-powerful laser not only doubles the brightness of light bulbs filaments but also slashes their power consumption, according to a new study. "We've been experimenting with the ... Read more...

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Universe’s biggest galaxies may have fed on dark matter to grow quick


April 7th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that some of the biggest galaxies in the early universe seem to have grown quicker than thought possible and may have ... Read more...

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Curing Alzheimer’’s disease would need combination therapy


March 18th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine say that a potential cure for Alzheimer''s disease may require a combination therapy, which will target ... Read more...

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Spun-sugar fibres spawn easy nerve repair technique


February 27th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Researchers are relying on spun-sugar filaments to create a scaffold of tiny synthetic tubes to help regenerate nerves severed in accidents or blood vessels damaged by disease. The ... Read more...

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Scientists visually record human DNA repair process


January 30th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) have visually recorded a key phase in the repair process of damaged human DNA. Writing about their work ... Read more...

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