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Skull fossil of oldest Asian modern man found


August 24th, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 24 (IANS) France's National Museum of Natural History has announced the discovery of the skull of the oldest Asian modern man, Xinhua reported.An international researchers team found the ... Read more...

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Night shifts raise heart attack risk


July 27th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Shift work can dramatically increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, warn researchers.A study of two million people found shift workers are almost 25 percent ... Read more...

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Oldest dinosaur nest discovered


January 27th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) A 190 million-year-old dinosaur nesting site - the oldest ever - has been unearthed in South Africa.The discovery of the prosauropod dinosaur Massospondylus has revealed significant ... Read more...

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Ancient teeth found in Israeli cave raise questions about humans’ origin


February 10th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A Binghamton University anthropologist has said that eight small teeth found in a cave near Rosh Haain, central Israel, are raising big questions about the earliest existence of ... Read more...

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Iranian ‘enmity against God’ student’s execution halted by prison Governor


December 27th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 27 (ANI): Iran has reportedly delayed the execution of Habibollah Latifi, a Kurdish student who was convicted of Muharebeh (enmity against God), as hundreds of protesters arrived outside Sanandaj prison ... Read more...

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New DNA model identifies first European farmers


November 10th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has found that has resolved the age-old issue of the origins of the people who introduced farming to Europe some 8000 years ago.A team of ... Read more...

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Oz scientists make breast cancer breakthrough with protein discovery


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): Making a huge breakthrough in potential breast cancer treatment, Australia's Brisbane-based researchers have found that the concentration of a protein that moves calcium into a specific area ... Read more...

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Now a ‘Rancho’ school comes up in Bihar


September 7th, 2010 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
By Himanshu Vatsa Begusarai (Bihar), Sep 7 (IANS) A school for the poor in Bihar, inspired by Rancho's iconic school in Bollywood blockbuster "3 Idiots", has been opened by a scientist to teach ... Read more...

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Subcontinent ’superbug’ in UK hospitals ‘resistant to all known antibiotics’


August 11th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): Experts have warned that a new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics, has entered UK hospitals.The new bacteria, which make an enzyme called NDM-1, ... Read more...

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Grandfather Of Fossil Lucy Discovered


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous Lucy skeleton that was considered as one of the earliest upright walking hominids now has got a predecessor as well.According to what ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking joins Canada’s Perimeter Institute (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best known physicists, has become the first of 20 'distinguished research chairs' at Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo near ... Read more...

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Mass loss from Alaskan glaciers largely overestimated over past 40 years


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A team of international researchers has said that previous studies have largely overestimated mass loss from Alaskan glaciers over the past 40-plus years.The research team, led by Etienne ... Read more...

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Multidisciplinary approach to probe impact of real, virtual worlds


December 24th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Avatar, a stunning 3D realisation of an alien world, leapt to the top of box office charts soon after release. The imagined other-world setting, called Pandora, lived in ... Read more...

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Expectant moms, babies being studied to end obesity, diabetes war


November 10th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A major, long-term study of pregnant mothers and their foetuses as well as infant children has been launched to determine just how profoundly environmental factors early in life ... Read more...

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World’s last remaining “pristine” forest under threat


August 26th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, August 26 (ANI): A team of international researchers has found that the world's last remaining "pristine" forest, namely the boreal forest across large stretches of Russia, Canada and other northern countries, ... Read more...

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Human-induced global warming increases water vapor in atmosphere


August 12th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Climate models have confirmed that as a result of human-induced global warming, the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere is increasing.The research was done by scientists from ... Read more...

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Scientists construct first ever genetic linkage map for saltwater crocodile


July 29th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A team of scientists has constructed a first-generation genetic linkage map for the saltwater crocodile Crocodylus porosus.Dr Lee Miles, from the University of Sydney, worked with a team ... Read more...

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Genetic variations linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Two groundbreaking pieces of research have for the first time shown that genetic variations in the human body can increase the risk of developing conditions like schizophrenia and ... Read more...

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Two Indians receive Canada’s Vanier scholarships


June 4th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Two Indian doctoral students have found place among 37 international researchers who will receive Canada's highly prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.The awards will entitle them to ... Read more...

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Two Indian students get Canadian scholarships


June 4th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 4 (IANS) Two Indian doctoral students are among 37 international researchers who have been awarded Canadian scholarships. The two Indian recipients for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2009 are Niladri ... Read more...

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New hope for cancer patients; Canadian scientists test viral vaccine


April 28th, 2009 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) Spelling new hope for cancer patients, Canadian scientists have successfully tested a viral vaccine to improve immune response to the deadly disease. The scientists at the local Princess Margaret ... Read more...

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Genetic ‘brakes’ discovery offers hope to multiple sclerosis, cancer patients


April 20th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): In what is being called as a "big step" towards answering one of medical science's great questions, Scottish scientists have discovered genetic "brakes" which could slow down or ... Read more...

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Early detection of second breast cancers ”can halve death risk”


March 18th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A group of international researchers have shown that breast cancer sufferers who go into remission but then have their cancer return are at up to half the ... Read more...

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Genetic markers associated with ulcerative colitis risk identified


January 9th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A team of International researchers has identified genetic markers associated with risk for ulcerative colitis. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, relapsing disorder that causes inflammation and ulceration in ... Read more...

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Genes implicated with Kawasaki disease identified


January 9th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A team of international researchers has shed new light on Kawasaki disease, an inflammatory disorder that is said to have been suffered by Hollywood actor John Travolta''s ... Read more...

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Megathrust quake could hit Asia at any time


December 4th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a devastating megathrust earthquake could occur at any time off the Indonesian island of Sumatra.Using GPS, field measurements, radar data and ... Read more...

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Test developed to predict menopause


November 3rd, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Scientists have developed a test to predict when a woman will go through menopause, enabling older women to plan for motherhood.The breakthrough by American scientists will help women ... Read more...

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Depression doubles dialysis patients death risk


September 13th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 13(ANI): Dialysis patients diagnosed with depression are more likely to be hospitalized or die within a year, a new study has found.In the UT Southwestern Medical Center study, available ... Read more...

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Exports driving China’s greenhouse gas emissions upwards: study


July 30th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Huge consumption of Chinese goods in the west has meant that one-third of greenhouse gases emitted by China are due to exports, according to a Carnegie Mellon University ... Read more...

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Historic cancer study project launched in Canada


June 14th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 14 (IANS) In one of the biggest cancer research projects ever undertaken in the world, Canada has launched a $100 million long-term study called The Canadian Partnership for ... Read more...

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Dance breaks down honeybees cultural barrier


June 4th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Unlike humans, bees from opposite ends of the Earth can easily communicate with each other, a new study has shown.The study has found that despite having evolved ... Read more...

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Rat bones show first New Zealanders settled 700 years ago


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
DPA Wellington, June 3 (DPA) Humans first settled in New Zealand around the late 13th century and not more than 2,000 years ago as had been thought, according to research published Tuesday that ... Read more...

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Scientists use X-ray, optical observations to determine power of supernova explosion (re-issue)


March 23rd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Two teams of international researchers have used the techniques of X-ray and optical observations to make the best determination of the power of a supernova explosion, long ... Read more...

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Scientists use X-ray, optical observations to determine power of supernova explosion


March 22nd, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 22 (ANI): Two teams of international researchers have used the techniques of X-ray and optical observations to make the best determination of the power of a supernova explosion, long ... Read more...

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Impatient people are terrible procrastinators: Study


February 10th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has found that impatient people are awful procrastinators, delaying important jobs that they would never let others to postpone.A team of international researchers at the ... Read more...

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