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Exoplanets with two suns sprout black plants: Study


April 21st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Exoplanets with two suns may have trees and shrubs that are black or grey instead of the more familiar green, according to a new study.It also suggested that ... Read more...

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Our eyes evolved to see dark world


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 22 (ANI): New research has revealed that human eyes evolved to see a world that contains more darkness than light.In humans, cells that respond to a dark spot on a ... Read more...

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Now, security camera system that works just like human eye


September 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Security in public areas and buildings is set to get safer than it ever was, thanks to an innovative camera system that works like the human eye.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Astronomers find hot water vapour around a carbon star


September 15th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Using the European Herschel space telescope, astronomers have found a hot water vapour formed deep into the atmosphere of a red giant pulsating carbon star, CW Leonis.An ... Read more...

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Like humans, bugs too have personalities


September 8th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that bugs may all look alike to human eyes, but they have their own, unique personalities.Some individual bugs, like humans, turn out to be shy, ... Read more...

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Fujifilm unveils world’s first 3D camera


August 17th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 17 (ANI): Fujifilm has launched the world's first 3D camera and printing service.Photographs on the new FinePix camera can be printed on special 3D paper, ready to stick in the ... Read more...

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European Space Agency’s Planck Telescope Sends Spectacular Image Of Universe


July 6th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) European Space Agency's Planck telescope that was sent to space with a mission to survey the "cosmic microwave background" in the cosmos has been able to ... Read more...

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Use of laptops and iPads before sleeping ‘ups insomnia risk’


May 17th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Using a laptop or an iPad just before going to bed can turn you into an insomniac, say American researchers.The scientists have discovered that devices that emit bright ... Read more...

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‘Nude’ hospital gowns could help docs better spot hard-to-see symptoms


April 30th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Changing the color of hospital gowns and bed sheets to match a patient's skin color could greatly enhance the ability of a doctor or nurse to detect cyanosis ... Read more...

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Beetles use ‘Avatar’ technology to locate each other


April 20th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Jewel scarab beetles use the same technology that created the 3D effects for the blockbuster movie Avatar to find each other-and hide from their enemies, according to a ... Read more...

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300m-yr-old cockroach ancestor revealed in new 3-D model


April 14th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Scientists have unveiled a new three-dimensional 'virtual fossil' model of an early ancestor of the cockroach that lived around 300 million years ago.Researchers at Imperial College London have ... Read more...

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Scientists turn ancient cockroach fossil into 3-D model


April 14th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) An early cockroach ancestor that lived around 300 million years ago was unveiled in unprecedented detail here in a new 3-D 'virtual fossil' model. Scientists at Imperial College London ... Read more...

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Sunbathing ‘more dangerous in snow than on the beach’


December 9th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 9 (ANI): Sun lovers have fresh heat to face because Japanese scientists have found that the ultraviolet rays are 2.5 times more dangerous in snow than on the beach.Boffins compared ... Read more...

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New mechanism for circadian rhythm uncovered


October 21st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A microRNA, which could find new ways to fight cancer and other diseases, plays an important role in regulating circadian rhythm, according to a study.Liheng Shi, a researcher ... Read more...

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Master mechanism behind regeneration of body parts discovered


October 20th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Using zebrafish as a model, researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered how the process of regeneration of body parts works.Some animals have the unique ability to ... Read more...

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Gene therapy raises hope for the colour blind


September 17th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Researchers in the US have made a breakthrough discovery which could bring a cure for colour blindness and other diseases that can lead to a total loss of ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy may help treat corneal blindness, vision impairment


April 9th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have found that stem cells collected from human corneas restore transparency and don't trigger a rejection response when injected ... Read more...

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Like humans, birds too can interpret looks and gestures


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Think birds are just some "high-flying, cute looking" species? Well, it's time you jiggle your thinking and respect their mental abilities, for a new study has found that ... Read more...

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Killer whales are discriminating diners


November 9th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE --Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has determined that killer whales can discriminate among the various species of salmon, which is their favorite meal, by listening to ... Read more...

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“Naked-eye” gamma ray burst was aimed squarely at Earth


September 11th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): Data from satellites and observatories around the globe have shown that a jet from a powerful stellar explosion, which was witnessed on March 19 this year, was ... Read more...

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Stellar blast gamma ray was aimed at earth: NASA


September 11th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (Xinhua) Data from satellites and observatories around the globe show a jet from a powerful stellar explosion witnessed March 19 was aimed almost directly at the Earth, the US ... Read more...

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Our eyes have evolved for X-Ray vision


August 29th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 29 (ANI): A scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute says that human eyes have evolved for X-Ray vision, the ability to see through things.Mark Changizi, assistant professor of cognitive ... Read more...

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Human eyes evolved for x-ray vision


August 29th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) The use of both eyes to view the world around us has long been associated with a 3-D vision. But a new study by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ... Read more...

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An X-ray vision gun may soon be a reality


January 17th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
London, January 17 (ANI): Technologists have invented a new hand-held X-ray scanner, which they believe may revolutionise police work and Customs searches by giving officers the superhero power to see through walls. ... Read more...

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