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Russia develops ammonia rocket engine


May 6th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Russian manufacturer of equipment for power industries has started developing a new rocket engine that could reduce the cost of rocket launches and ... Read more...

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Singapore 4th most desirable place to work: Survey


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Singapore has moved up two spots to become the world's fourth most desirable place to live and work, while the US, Britain and Australia remained the ... Read more...

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Machine to make drinking water from toilet waste


April 7th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A new invention, being funded by billionaire Bill Gates, aims to turn used toilet water into drinking water, a British nanotechnology expert says.According to Manchester ... Read more...

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China readies next generation rockets


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China is planning to launch is next generation Long March-5 carrier rocket in 2014.Chinese experts have succeeded in developing the hydrogen box that will store fuel ... Read more...

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Consumer body for rollback of new coal pricing


January 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Describing public sector Coal India Ltd's (CIL) new pricing policy as arbitrary and harmful to industrial growth, the Coal Consumers Association of India (CCAI) Thursday demanded ... Read more...

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Micro oxygen generators fight cancer faster


September 1st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) A tiny oxygen generating device could help kill cancer tissues faster by increasing the influence of radiation and chemotherapy, says a new research.The device, if implanted ... Read more...

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New alloy could provide cheap drinking water to villages


May 4th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) A new aluminum alloy could convert sea or freshwater into drinking water while also extracting hydrogen to generate power.Such a technology could help provide power and ... Read more...

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Japan nuke plant workers risking facing depression


April 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 20 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Company workers struggling to stabilize Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant risk facing depression or death from overwork.The workers are not only undertaking dangerous work ... Read more...

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Hilary Clinton to visit Japan next week


April 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.7 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Japan late next week, to enhance bilateral cooperation on the sideline of the country's triple disaster.The US Government is exploring the ... Read more...

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Water may be trapped in lunar potholes, suggest scientists


April 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Water molecules, which was found in 'significant amount' on the moon's surface in October 2009, may be trapped in the pits of its surface, say scientists.In 2009, the ... Read more...

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Dying white dwarf stars could be fertile ground for other Earths


March 31st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): The best place to look for planets that can support life is around dim, dying stars called white dwarfs.Eric Agol, a University of Washington associate professor of astronomy, ... Read more...

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Grayish smoke spotted in No. 3 reactor building of Japan’s affected nuke plant


March 21st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 21 (ANI): Grayish smoke was noticed coming out of the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station's No. 3 reactor building on Monday, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Coorporation has ... Read more...

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Peer review needed for all nuke reactors: ElBaradei


March 19th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Pointing that no technology is hundred percent safe, former chief of UN's atomic energy agency Mohamed ElBaradei Friday called for a peer review of all ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out again at Fukushima’s reactor 4


March 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 16 (IANS) A fire broke out again early Wednesday at the troubled reactor 4 of the quake-hit Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant in Japan, Xinhua reported.The fire was ... Read more...

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Another fire breaks out at Japan’s n-plant (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 16 (IANS) A fire broke out again early Wednesday at the reactor 4 building of the troubled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant in Japan, Xinhua reported.The fire was ... Read more...

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Japan rocked by second nuclear explosion


March 14th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.14 (ANI): The second hydrogen explosion in three days occurred at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant on monday, sending a huge cloud of smoke into the air and wounding six workers. ... Read more...

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Explosion possible at Japanese nuclear plant


March 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) A hydrogen explosion is possible at a reactor of Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant which was hit badly by an earthquake two days ago, a senior ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly hybrid vehicles to be cheaper


February 28th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major move to make environment-friendly hybrid vehicles cheaper, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday exempted from customs duty specified parts used in them."It is proposed ... Read more...

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Kepler space telescope listens to ‘music of the stars’


February 20th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): The Kepler space telescope is significantly better at measuring the sizes and ages of stars - when it 'listens' to the sounds they make.Bill Chaplin of the University ... Read more...

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Remnants of star that exploded more than 13bn yrs ago found


January 6th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists in the UK and US have found the remnants of a star that exploded more than 13 billion years ago, which they believe was probably one of ... Read more...

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German man tries to seal cellar, gets trapped after walling himself in!


November 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): As Albert Einstein once said - the two most abundant things on Earth are hydrogen and stupidity - and a German man proven that at least the latter ... Read more...

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Antimatter Breakthrough Would Give More Insight About Universe


November 19th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The research facility that deals with the Large Hadron Collider, at CERN, have said that they have successfully created and stored antimatter in greater quantities that ... Read more...

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Scientists Succeed In Trapping Antimatter In A Breakthrough Experiment


November 19th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientists have succeeded in capturing those elusive atoms of the famous antimatter at last say the reports. Although the discovery may be considered as ... Read more...

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Discovery’s launch delayed until December 3


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): NASA has deferred a launch status meeting and news conference scheduled for Nov. 22.The events have been rescheduled in the wake of a Space Shuttle Program meeting that ... Read more...

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ISS to produce water from byproducts


October 27th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) The NASA has announced that a new system has been launched for the production of water from byproducts on the International Space Station (ISS).The Sabatier system can create ... Read more...

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Gordon Bennett Balloon Race Kicks Off


September 27th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated Gordon Bennett balloon race commenced on Saturday with as many as twenty teams participating this year with the aim of winning the international ... Read more...

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Water presence on Moon may hamper plans for lunar astronomy


September 21st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): Space scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences are concerned that the recent discovery of water on the moon could hamper lunar astronomy.They said that the scattering caused ... Read more...

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Commercial space ‘aircraft’ to be available ‘within 10 years’


September 17th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): A commercial aircraft that can take passengers to space could probably be a reality within a decade, British scientists believe.Engineers have developed the new 700-million-pound 'Skylon spaceplane', which ... Read more...

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‘Dry water’ that soaks up carbon faster


August 27th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Scientists have created 'dry water' that soaks carbon three times better than water, and hence help combat global warming. Each particle of dry water, a substance that looks like ... Read more...

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Our helium reserves to run out in 25 years


August 24th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Colourful balloons that float in the air during our birthdays are the only link we have with helium. But the non-renewable gas is being squandered at a rate ... Read more...

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Majestic spiral galaxy discovered within the Coma Cluster


August 11th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Images from Hubble Space Telescope show a majestic face-on spiral galaxy located deep within the Coma Cluster of galaxies, which lies 320 million light-years away in the ... Read more...

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Iran launches nuclear fusion research


July 24th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 24 (IANS) Iran Saturday launched a fusion research programme that will help build its first homemade nuclear reactor to generate electricity, the state-run Press TV reported. Head of the Atomic Energy ... Read more...

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Beverages leave ‘geographic signatures’ that can track where you’ve been


July 1st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Consumption of beverages such as soda pop, micro brew-beer and bottled water leaves a geographical location-related chemical imprint in hair that can be used to track people's movements, ... Read more...

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Soon: a floating hotel that could fly you around the world!


April 29th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 29(ANI): A UK-based designer has come up with a concept of a flying hotel called the "Aircruise".Nick Talbot's design shows a vertical air ship, 30-metre tall, complete with penthouse, four ... Read more...

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Cloves the best natural antioxidants: Study


March 18th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Cloves are the best natural antioxidants, which are crucial in keeping food fresh, a new study says. Spanish researchers discovered the spice was the best antioxidant because of ... Read more...

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