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Latest microscopy reveals inner working of viruses

January 13th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new technique which uses cutting edge technology to peer inside living viruses, the tiniest among micro-organisms, says a study. The technique combines ... Read more...

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How snakes lost their legs

February 8th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With the help of a novel X-ray imaging technology, scientists are trying to understand how in the course of evolution snakes have lost their legs.The researchers hope ... Read more...

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Novel gene variants behind autism and mental retardation discovered

May 26th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Previously unknown mutations in the SHANK2 gene-partially responsible for linking nerve cells-could cause autism and mental impairment, researchers have found.However, researchers working with Professor Gudrun Rappold, Director of ... Read more...

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Laser tweezers build super-fast computers more easily

October 1st, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) Building super-fast computers has just become easier, thanks to a breakthrough that lets researchers grab hold of tiny components and probe their inner structure using only a beam ... Read more...

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World’s fastest camera can capture 6 million snaps in a second

April 30th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated the fastest imaging system ever devised, a camera that snaps images less than a half a billionth of a second long, capturing over six million ... Read more...

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Mystery behind creation of Nefertiti’s bust unraveled

March 31st, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) CT scan of a bust of Egypt's Queen Nefertiti's has helped researchers unravel hidden aspects of sculpting the priceless masterpiece. "We acquired a lot of information on how ... Read more...

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Curtains go up on Chandigarh’s renovated Tagore Theatre

October 30th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) The curtains have gone up in the much improved renovated Tagore Theatre, a prominent cultural focal point of the region. The exteriors and interiors of the theatre have ... Read more...

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Hurricanes can be averted by diverting their route

May 5th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): Weather modification experts have suggested that the goal of hurricane fighters should be to re-route the approaching storms and ease their fury, rather than try to stop ... Read more...

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Ringing of star leads astronomers to find its birthplace

April 16th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Munich, April 16 (ANI): A team of astronomers using ESOs (European Southern Observatory) 3.6-m telescope have studied the ringing of a planet-harbouring star, and have thus found its place of origin. ... Read more...

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Mapping the interior of interstellar clouds might shed light on stellar nurseries

March 8th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Munich, March 8 (ANI): Astronomers have measured the distribution of mass inside a dark filament in a molecular cloud with an amazing level of detail and to great depth, which would allow ... Read more...

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