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Origin of life: NASA works on harpooning comets


December 14th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Scientists are working on the best and safest way to grab a sample of a rotating comet racing through space at 150,000 miles per hour, spewing ... Read more...

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Woman to run warship for first time in Britain


August 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A woman will command a warship for the first time in Britain's 500-year-old naval history, a media report said Monday.Thirty-nine-year-old Lieutenant Commander Sarah West will take ... Read more...

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Mosquito needle ‘hurts far less than regular injection’


March 25th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a motorised, harpoon-like needle that hurts far less than a regular injection - because it resembles a mosquito's mouth parts.The needle mimics a mosquito's proboscis, ... Read more...

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Scientists use artificial, cell-like ‘honey pots’ to lure, trap deadly viruses


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists have found a novel way to trap a class of deadly human viruses - they have artificial "protocells" that can lure, entrap and inactivate them.The technique could ... Read more...

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Post-Obama, India may get best of US technologies


November 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The goodwill generated by President Barack Obama's recent visit to India may lead to this country getting some of the best US defence and ... Read more...

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The secret behind cone snail’s venom pump discovered


October 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): The secret of how an amazing sea snail injects its venom after shooting a harpoon-like tooth into its prey - or some unlucky swimmer - at jetliner speeds ... Read more...

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Officials Restrict Chatham Beach Visits After White Shark Is Tagged


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chatham, England, Aug 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Division of Marine Fisheries in Chatham has reported that a giant white shark has been tagged in the waters of the Chatham beaches ... Read more...

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“Whale Wars” Joined By EarthRace


October 29th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct. 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The weekly documentary "Whale Wars", featuring Paul Watson, as the captain of the crew 'Sea Shepherd' is now not alone in his venture to stop whale ... Read more...

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