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Hundreds of dead pelicans found in Peru


April 30th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Fishermen and environmentalists are calling on officials to investigate the deaths of more than 200 pelicans on the beaches of northern Peru, media reports said.The dead ... Read more...

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Global Centre for n-energy coming up near Delhi: PM


March 27th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) India is making "good progress" in establishing a Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership with off-campus courses being conducted even as the physical infrastructure is ... Read more...

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NASA telescope discovers youngest pulsar to date


November 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) NASA has announced the discovery of a pulsar estimated to be less than 25 million years old, the youngest ever found.NASA said in a press ... Read more...

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Japan nuke plant hit by third blast in four days


March 15th, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by ANI
Soma (Japan), Mar.15 (ANI): The earthquake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan experienced its third explosion in four days early on Tuesday.Agency reports quoted a spokesman of Japan's Nuclear Safety Agency ... Read more...

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Shark deaths pack oceans with small fish


February 20th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The oceans are increasingly becoming over-crowded with sardines thanks to the huge decline of big predators like sharks, as also tuna and cod due to overfishing, scientists say. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

WHO declares swine flu pandemic over


August 11th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 10 (DPA) The World Health Organisation Tuesday officially declared the swine flu pandemic over, 14 months after it issued the highest influenza alert level for the disease. "The new H1N1 virus ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New species of giant lizard found in Philippines


April 10th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manila, Apr 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Philippines is the home of a new species of a giant lizard. Even though the scientists were totally in the dark about its existence, but the tribal’s ... Read more...

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Planting trees along coastline no protection against Tsunami


January 4th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Coastal vegetation can slow down wind waves but it cannot stop a Tsunami, warns a team of international scientists. The team also warns against planting alien tree species along ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Eleven Noble laureates to join Allabahad science conclave


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) At least eleven Nobel laureates would attend the seven-day conclave of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad, starting Dec 8, the institite announced Wednesday. Nobel Laureates ... Read more...

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Climate change accelerating faster than expected


November 26th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 26 (ANI): A group of international scientists has said that the most recent observations show that climate change is accelerating faster than expected.According to a report by ABC News, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flying reptile fossil bridges evolutionary gap between two groups of pterosaurs


October 14th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): A team of international scientists has identified a new type of flying reptile, which bridges the evolutionary gap between two groups of pterosaurs.Pterosaurs, flying reptiles, also known as ... Read more...

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Scientists aim to unlock rice’s genetic diversity to help conserve it


July 26th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): By looking at what different types of rice have in common, a team of international scientists are unlocking rice's genetic diversity to help conserve it and find valuable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Urban sprawl’ responsible for collapse of ancient Cambodian city of Angkor


June 24th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 24 (ANI): A team of international scientists has suggested that over-development of water infrastructure and extreme climate fluctuations were responsible for the collapse of the ancient Cambodian city of Angkor.According ... Read more...

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Snapshot of Earth’s chemical fingerprint may help search for life in the universe


June 12th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): In a new study, a group of international scientists took the help of a lunar eclipse to take a snapshot of earth's chemical fingerprint, which could help to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humans didn’t descend from a sponge, reveals analysis


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A new research has rebuffed a theory which said that humans have descended from a sponge, and has determined that all sponges descended from a unique sponge ancestor, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elton John to address 20,000 scientists at upcoming conference


March 13th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): British singer Sir Elton John is set to speak at an upcoming convention of international scientists.John, 61, will be addressing 20,000 people at the Biotechnology Industry Organisations ... Read more...

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Geneticists make ’significant’ malaria control discovery


February 5th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) In what was described as “a significant step” in malaria control, a team of international scientists Thursday said they have identified specific mosquito genes associated with resistance to ... Read more...

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Total fish biomass in worlds oceans estimated to be 2 billion tonnes


January 16th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): In a first ever estimate, a study has determined that the total fish biomass in the worlds oceans is about two billion tonnes.A team of international scientists, ... Read more...

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Genetics may bring back Darwin’s Galapagos tortoises


September 26th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) An extinct giant tortoise in the Galapagos islands, referred to by Charles Darwin in his pathbreaking work on evolution, may make a comeback with the help of genetics, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s largest particle collider suffers setback


September 21st, 2008 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 21 (Xinhua) The world's most powerful particle collider built for the multi-billion dollar 'Big Bang' experiment to unearth the secrets of cosmos has suffered a new problem and ... Read more...

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Conservation zones in the wrong place to protect coral reefs from global warming


August 27th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A new research has warned that conservation zones are in the wrong place to protect vulnerable coral reefs from the effects of global warming.The research, carried out ... Read more...

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Activists in Mumbai protest TATA’’s upcoming port in Orissa


August 20th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, August 20 (ANI): Greenpeace activists in Mumbai staged a demonstration outside the headquarters of Tata company on Wednesday against a port that the company is planning to set up in ... Read more...

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Marsupials and humans shared same genetic imprinting 150 million years ago


July 16th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A new research by a team of international scientists has determined that marsupials and humans shared the same genetic imprinting 150 million years ago.The research team, which ... Read more...

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Bird flu kills two women in Indonesia


June 20th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Jakarta, June 20 (DPA) Two women have died of bird flu in Indonesia, raising the country's human toll in the deadly H5N1 infection to 110 - the world's highest, a health ministry ... Read more...

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Now, a way to tell how much ancient carbon from soil is being lost to the atmosphere as CO2


May 19th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A group of international scientists have found a way to distinguish just how much of ancient carbon, which is stored in huge amounts in soil, is being ... Read more...

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Ancient Antarctic sediment will reveal climate change history


April 29th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Newly discovered ancient Antarctic sediment cores will give international scientists a close-up look at fluctuations that occurred in Antarcticas ice sheet and marine and terrestrial life as ... Read more...

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The kilogram is losing weight!


March 1st, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 1 (IANS) The kilogram is losing weight and many international scientists believe it is time to redefine it! The kilogram is based on the International Prototype Kilogram (IPK) - ... Read more...

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Newly discovered solar system has scaled-down versions of Jupiter and Saturn


February 15th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A team of international scientists has discovered a solar system nearly 5,000 light years away in our galaxy, that has scaled-down versions of Jupiter and Saturn.Scientists found this ... Read more...

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Scientists give thumbs down to rainmaking technology


November 23rd, 2007 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Nov.23 (ANI): International scientists have already given rainmaking technology funded by the Australian government the thumbs down, says an adviser to the World Meteorological Organization. But proponents of the technology say the ... Read more...

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