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Astronomers to search for precursors to life in cosmic dust


May 6th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A University of Michigan astronomer has decided to use the Herschel Space Observatory to study the organic molecules that make up life on Earth in new detail in ... Read more...

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New anlaysis challenges key evidence about when photosynthesis emerged on Earth


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): A fresh analysis of ancient rocks from the Australian outback has challenged key evidence about when photosynthesis emerged on Earth. Back in 1999, 2.7-billion-year-old shale from the ... Read more...

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Soybeans and coconuts used to make aviation fuel to power jets


October 11th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Scientists in the US have turned oil from plants like soybeans and coconuts into jet fuel that is equivalent to kerosene derived from oil.According to a report ... Read more...

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Physicists may have found heaviest known element


May 3rd, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
London, May 3 (ANI): A team of physicists has detected a few exceptionally massive atoms in a solution prepared from natural minerals, which they say could be element 122, the heaviest ... Read more...

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Deep-ocean vents found to be source of oil and natural gas


February 1st, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has indicated that undersea vents are a non-biological source of oil and natural gas.According to a report in Nature News, the analysis was made by ... Read more...

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