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Now, new hi-tech shelters for troops on borders (With Images)

April 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Several thousand Indian Army soldiers posted on the borders with Pakistan and China can now expect a comfortable stay in the rugged terrain with the ... Read more...

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Young animals better at keeping warm than previously believed

August 21st, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A new study has found that young muskoxen conserve heat almost as well as adults, a finding that runs contrary to a longstanding assumption among scientists that young ... Read more...

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Summer heat ups risk of amniotic fluid level deficiency in pregnant women

July 31st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Women who are pregnant have a higher incidence of insufficient amniotic fluid levels (oligohydramnios) in summer months due to dehydration, reveals a new study.Amniotic fluid is the nourishing ... Read more...

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Toucans’ enormous beaks keep them cool

July 24th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Researchers in Brazil have unravelled the mystery of the toucan's enormous beak, which has perplexed scientists since Charles Darwin, by finding out that it acts as a natural ... Read more...

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Buckingham Palace tops list of Londons most environmentally damaging buildings

March 12th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): Using thermal imaging technology, a team of energy surveyors has determined that the Buckingham Palace tops the list of the dirty dozen league of Londons most environmentally ... Read more...

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Green campaigner Gwyneth Paltrow has energy leaking house

February 16th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 16 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow and hubby Chris Martin may have shown their support for the green campaigns, but a recent survey claimed that their London mansion was leaking energy.According ... Read more...

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Could carbon dioxide replace antibiotics in surgery?

February 12th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Flooding wounds with carbon dioxide gas during surgery could protect the site from airborne bacteria and also suffocate germs, according to a study. CO2 is already used for ... Read more...

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Six common medical myths debunked

December 18th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Will eating at night make you fat? Does sugar make kids hyperactive? Do we lose most of our body heat through our head? Well, these are just ... Read more...

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Why Neanderthals had big noses

October 28th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Anthropologists have suggested that Neanderthals had big noses because of the degree to which their face used to jut forward, indicating that the odd feature was a ... Read more...

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Huge rise in temperatures may cause Earths tectonic plates to halt

April 21st, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (ANI): In a hypothetical scenario, scientists have suggested that for the Earths tectonic plates to jam, a huge rise in atmospheric temperatures would do the trick, causing continents ... Read more...

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‘Naked’ mums raise chubbier offsprings

November 20th, 2007 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study suggests that naked female mice have chubbier pups than those females with whole body fur.The study, led by John Speakman at the University of Aberdeen, ... Read more...

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