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Bengal nod to extract groundwater divides experts


May 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) West Bengal has allowed more farmers to use electric pumps to draw groundwater to expand its paddy output. Six months later, like many ... Read more...

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New approach could spur green technologies


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) A new approach to chemical reactions between water and metal oxides, the most abundant minerals on our planet, could prompt faster development of "green" technologies. It ... Read more...

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Astronauts’ tracks and trash seen on moon


September 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new photograph from NASA has revealed trash on the moon. The photos are seen as the sharpest yet from the space agency on the moon. The ... Read more...

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Global warming was ‘more common 50m yrs ago’


March 17th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Periods of intense global warming lasting tens of thousands of years occurred more frequently in the past than previously believed, according to a new study.A team, led by ... Read more...

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Japan earthquake moves its coastline by 13 feet


March 14th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.14 (ANI): Massive 8.9 quake in Japan has moved its coastline as much as 13 feet, averaging eight feet along a stretch measuring 300 miles, according to the Geographical Survey Institute.According ... Read more...

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Model to help predict volcanic eruptions


February 24th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A model developed by the researchers at Yale University and the University of British Columbia may help forecast deadly volcanic eruptions.No matter their size or shape, explosive volcanoes ... Read more...

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Bering Sea floor sheds light on last major global warming period


January 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California at Santa Cruz have found that the sediments at the bottom of the Bering Sea indicate that that the region was ice-free ... Read more...

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Study says ‘alien’ bombardment brought gold to Earth


December 10th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has suggested that massive planetoids which crashed into the Earth late in its formation some 4.5 billion years ago might have brought gold and other ... Read more...

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New study gives clues about carbon dioxide patterns at end of Ice Age


October 26th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has put to rest the mystery of where old carbon was stored during the last glacial period.It turns out it ended up in the icy ... Read more...

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‘Micro-polygons’ - only true identification of genuine dino skin


June 17th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new kind of fossil dinosaur skin discovered in South Korea may help sort out the real dinosaur hides from skin-like features in rocks - which actually have ... Read more...

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New skeletons from Dino-era reveal what reptile Typothorax looked like


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): The discovery of two new skeletons has helped scientists reveal what the reptile Typothorax looked like.Typothorax is one of the last large herbivores to evolve in the Late ... Read more...

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Current global warming unlike any other in the past


October 24th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Current global warming seems to be unlike any other in the past, which were the outcome of natural processes, says new evidence unearthed by geologists. Sediments retrieved by ... Read more...

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Banded rocks may reveal Earth’s environment 2 billion years ago


October 12th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 12 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the strikingly banded rocks scattered across the upper Midwest and elsewhere throughout the world can offer clues to the environment of the early Earth ... Read more...

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Scientists find “Rosetta Stone” of supervolcanoes in Italian Alps


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): A team of scientists has found the "Rosetta Stone" of supervolcanoes, in the form of a fossil supervolcano in the Italian Alps' Sesia Valley.A team led by James ... Read more...

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APs global warming report called irrational hysteria by scientists


December 18th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A group of scientists have vehemently criticized a recent Associated Press (AP) report on global warming, calling it irrational hysteria, horrifically bad and incredibly biased.According to a ... Read more...

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Movement of iron snow helps to maintain Mercurys magnetic field


May 8th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): New scientific evidence has suggested that the movement of iron snow helps to maintain Mercurys magnetic field.According to researchers from the University of Illinois (U of I) ... Read more...

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