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Russia’s floating university traces Gulf Stream


July 17th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Arctic Floating University has possibly discovered a new branch of the Gulf Stream in the Barents Sea during its inaugural trip this summer, programme ... Read more...

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Chinese firm eyes Iceland resort


April 18th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A Chinese company is planning to develop an eco-tourism resort in Iceland.Business tycoon Huang Nubo Wednesday said his company, the Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, will soon ... Read more...

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Poor quality rivets sank Titanic


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Poor quality of rivets holding the Titanic's hull together may have come loose after colliding with an iceberg, sinking the ship a century ago, a study ... Read more...

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Inflow of salt water from Indian Ocean could stabilize climate in Europe


April 30th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): It has been predicted that global warming will weaken the effects of the Gulf Stream leading to dry climate in Europe, but a new study has suggested that ... Read more...

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How EU wastes aid billions in Africa revealed


April 18th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 18 (ANI): Billions of taxpayers' cash is being spent on spurious aid projects through the European Union, including giving dance lessons to Africans who earn less than 70 pence a ... Read more...

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Miami scientists track great hammerhead shark migration routes


February 28th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): University of Miami scientists have discovered the largely unknown migratory patterns and habitat use of the endangered hammerhead shark using satellite tag technology.Neil Hammershlag and colleagues tracked one ... Read more...

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IAF objects to highrises near RAW’s aviation branch


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force has raised objections with the government over the construction of multi-storeyed buildings - part of the Aero City near the Indira Gandhi International ... Read more...

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Water flowing into Arctic warmest in 2,000 years


February 1st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Water flowing from the North Atlantic Ocean into the Arctic Ocean is at its warmest level for more than 2,000 years. The sea in the Gulf Stream between ... Read more...

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Sydney casino seeks to attract gamblers with $100m fleet of jets


September 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 5 (ANI): In order to attract gambling stars to Sydney, Star City Casino is planning to buy a 100-million-dollar fleet of jets and convert its harbour front into a wharf ... Read more...

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New species discovered in Atlantic Ocean


July 7th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, scientists have found over 10 new species under the Atlantic Ocean, including creatures close to the missing evolutionary link between backboned and invertebrate animals. The ... Read more...

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Oil spill threatens toothy marine predator


May 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens the existence of a toothy marine predator that has been recognised as America's cultural and historic icon, according to ... Read more...

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Gulf Tragedy: Oil May Reach Loop Current Within 24 Hours


May 4th, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say that the Gulf's tragic oil spill could reach what is called the 'Loop Current' within the next day. This would take parts of the oil slick ... Read more...

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China, Norway train link may speed up freight to US


January 29th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Jan 29 (DPA) The northern Norwegian port of Narvik might serve as a new rail transport hub for freight en route from China and Russia to the US, a Norwegian cabinet ... Read more...

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Cold ocean cyclones can reduce hurricane intensity and activity


September 29th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): In a new study, a team of scientists has found that cool water upwellings occurring within ocean cyclones following alongside and behind hurricanes are sometimes strong enough to ... Read more...

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Global warming could cool North America within a few decades


September 15th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A new study has determined that global warming could actually chill down North America within a few decades.According to a report in National Geographic News, the study, ... Read more...

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Sea levels rose as much as 2 feet this summer along the US East Coast


September 12th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Reports indicate that sea levels rose as much as 2 feet (60 centimeters) higher than predicted this summer along the US East Coast, surprising scientists who forecast ... Read more...

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Now, another best job in the world, but this time in Scotland!


January 21st, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 21 (ANI): A small community in the Applecross peninsula in Wester Ross, Scotland, is trying to attract GPs to apply for the vacancy of a family doctor highlighting the ... Read more...

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Giant spinning eddies have profound influence on marine life and worlds climate


September 10th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): New studies of the Southern Ocean are revealing previously unknown features of giant spinning eddies that have a profound influence on marine life and on the worlds ... Read more...

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NetJets enters Indian market


March 20th, 2008 - 1:10 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Warren Buffet-promoted private jet company NetJets is entering India to tap the fast-growing market here, said its executive vice president Graeme Weston. NetJets, which sells fractional ownership in ... Read more...

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Ancient flood shut down Gulf Stream 8200 years ago


December 7th, 2007 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A massive release of fresh water from a huge glacial lake in Canada triggered the most dramatic spell of chill in Europe and North America some 8200 years ... Read more...

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