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Briton claims she found space rock


March 5th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) A florist in Britain has claimed to have found a space rock which streaked across the night sky in a spectacular meteor shower on the weekend.Joanne ... Read more...

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Will Vidya stike gold again with ‘Kahaani’? (IANS Preview)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After wooing the audience with her bold and sensuous act in "The Dirty Picture", actress Vidya Balan returns with another intense role of a ... Read more...

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‘Arab Spring will lead to long, cold Arab Winter’


December 8th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Arab Spring will lead to a long and cold Arab Winter as the countries that have seen forcible regime changes either fragment along tribal ... Read more...

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Tiny fossil part reveals biggest-ever toothed pterosaur


October 16th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Paleontologists have identified a small fossil fragment as being part of the biggest-ever toothed pterosaur, a winged dinosaur.David Martill and David Unwin from the Universities of ... Read more...

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ISS avoids collision with space junk


September 30th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Mission Control has carried out an emergency adjustment of the International Space Station's orbit to avoid its possible collision with a piece of ... Read more...

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When Fonda bathed in dog’s ashes


September 20th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran actress Jane Fonda had once bathed in her late dog's ashes after mistaking them for bath crystals.The "Barbarella" star had mistakenly poured the ashes ... Read more...

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South Asian playwright revisits 9/11


August 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A Chinese-Pakistani family's loss from the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks and the backlash they endure is the theme of a play by a South Asian ... Read more...

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TEPCO to cleanup radioactive debris from n-plant by July


April 25th, 2011 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) expects to complete its work to clean up the radioactive debris at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant by July, the ... Read more...

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Earliest rocks in solar system ‘looked more like candy floss’


March 28th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): When the earliest rocks were formed in the solar system, they looked more like candy floss than the hard rock that we know today, according to a new ... Read more...

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Actress Jennifer Grey has surgery to repair ruptured back disc


December 13th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Jennifer Grey underwent surgery to repair her ruptured back disc. The surgery took place at the D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center, which is located ... Read more...

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Electric shocks soften up cancer cells for treatment


December 7th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A device that 'softens up' tumours with electric shocks before chemotherapy could transform cancer treatment.It makes cancer cells porous so that more of the toxic drugs attack the ... Read more...

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Global warming 300mn years ago ‘triggered the arrival of the dinos’


November 30th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that global warming devastated tropical rainforests 300 million years ago, which triggered an evolutionary burst among reptiles -- and inadvertently paved the way for the ... Read more...

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Facebook’s only got five years left, says digital expert


November 17th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Facebook has just five years before its audience begins to splinter, according to digital consumer expert Jeffrey Cole.Dr Cole, who addressed a digital marketing forum hosted by ... Read more...

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World’s oldest stone axe with sharpend edge found


November 9th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 9 (IANS) The world's oldest stone axe with a sharpened edge has been discovered in northern Australia.Evidence for stone tool-use among the earliest hominid ancestors of man dates back to ... Read more...

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NATO confident of ‘end-game’ against Taliban in Afghanistan


October 10th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 10(ANI): NATO officials in Afghanistan have expressed confidence that their fight against the Taliban might be coming to an end.According to some NATO commanders, the insurgency in the region ... Read more...

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Rare, vine-swinging Tarzan Chameleon found in Tarzanville


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): A rare, vine-swinging species of chameleon called 'Tarzan chameleon' has been discovered in a tiny patch of forest on the vast Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, a ... Read more...

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Nasal spray vaccine for meningitis on the anvil


July 27th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): A nasal spray vaccine, which could offer protection against meningitis and pneumonia, is being developed by scientists.The research team, being led by Dr Qibo Zhang, from the University ... Read more...

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Kiss lands girl allergic to nuts in hospital


July 8th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A kiss landed a schoolgirl allergic to nuts in hospital because her boyfriend forgot to tell her he had eaten hazelnuts that morning. Laura Kukic, 14, a resident of ... Read more...

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Pelvic bones can identify skeleton’s gender


July 7th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Forensic scientists can tell the sex of skeletal remains by evaluating the size and shape of the pelvis or hip bone, says a study. "This technique is accurate, but ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How ants maintain stability while carrying heavy loads


June 21st, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): The use of high-speed video cameras has enabled scientists to understand how the ants use controlled head movements to maintain their stability as their carry heavy loads.The ... Read more...

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Inbred sperm fertilize fewer eggs


June 16th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Inbred male sperm fertilise fewer eggs when in competition with non-inbred males, found a new study by the University of East Anglia.Research into the breeding habits of the ... Read more...

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Assam chief minister rejects separate Bodoland demand


January 31st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 31 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Sunday rejected the demand for a separate Bodoland state and instead advocated the need for a greater Assamese society where people of ... Read more...

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Is Tenley Molzahn Pregnant?


January 19th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez 19 Jan, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Bachelor," a reality show on ABC made its debut in the year 2002 has been a smash hit since its first season. The 14th ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find ancient shrine at Indonesian site


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, December 23 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has found an ancient shrine at a site discovered at the Indonesian Islamic University (UII) in Yogyakarta.Budhy Sancoyo, the leader of the excavation team ... Read more...

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Malcolm Jamal Warner Linked To Actress Regina King


December 17th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gossips and rumors are inseparable parts of life for the actors and celebrities. The gossip sites and tabloids are always busy publishing stories about actors and models ... Read more...

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Tesla might have caused the Tunguska Event


November 12th, 2009 - 4:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Siberia, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The infamous Tunguska event took place on June 30th, 1908. A huge explosion estimated to be equivalent to a whooping 10-15 megatons of TNT flattened a huge ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Here’s what ups amyloid beta production in Alzheimer’s patients’ brains


September 4th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): An new class of medicines to effectively treat Alzheimer's disease may soon be available, for an international research group has shed light on how a fragment of a ... Read more...

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Fragment of world’s oldest Bible discovered in Egyptian monastery


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): A British-based academic has uncovered a fragment of the world's oldest Bible hiding underneath the binding of an 18th-century book in an Egyptian monastery.According to a report ... Read more...

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Coming soon: 15-minute, $100 human genome sequencing


July 28th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Human genome sequencing is expected to become as cheap as 100 dollars per case, and that too at speeds 20,000 times faster than second-generation sequencers currently on the ... Read more...

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Archaeologists claim discovery of Africa’s oldest ceramic in eastern Mali


July 10th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, July 10 (ANI): Archaeologists from Geneva University in Switzerland have discovered what they claim is Africa's oldest ceramic, dated at around 9,400BC, in eastern Mali."It's a tiny, ornate fragment that was ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth cache of ancient artifacts in Egypt


July 9th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, July 9 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed a cache near the Western gate of the National Museum in Cairo, which contained a table made of limestone, a fragment of a slab with ... Read more...

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Rarest rock discovered from India


June 25th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Muenster (Germany), June 25 (DPA) German geologists Thursday said they have discovered in India one of the world's rarest rocks, dating back to the birth of the planet when the Earth was ... Read more...

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Fragment of Hebrew inscription from period of Kings of Judah found in Israel


April 27th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a fragment of a limestone plaque bearing several letters of ancient Hebrew script in Israel, which dates back to the period of the kings of ... Read more...

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Faster, cheaper way to sequence human genome on the cards


April 16th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Researchers are developing a faster and cheaper way of sequencing the human genome to make it a part of routine medical care. The idea is to figure out how ... Read more...

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Britain sees increased threat of ‘dirty bomb’ attack


March 25th, 2009 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (DPA) The British government Tuesday warned of the increased threat of a nuclear or chemical attack, while unveiling plans of a greater involvement of the public in the fight ... Read more...

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