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Cavemen and cave bears may have competed for shelter 32,000 yrs ago!


April 27th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Around 32,000 years ago, prehistoric humans might have had to compete with bears to settle into caves, according to a new study.The study on cave bears also shed ... Read more...

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Traces of Japanese radiation detected in Cleveland


March 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A researcher has detected tiny amounts of Iodine 131 from Japan in rainwater collected from the roof of a campus building in Cleveland.Gerald Matisoff, professor of geology at ... Read more...

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Evidence shows meteors sowed the seeds of life


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Scientists have taken fragments from a meteorite in the Antarctic and by bombarding it with heat and pressure have recreated conditions at the beginning of life ... Read more...

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Pioneers of India’s n-energy programme to help US


January 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 4 (IANS) Canada's CANDU reactors - famous in India for pioneering its nuclear energy programme in 1963 - are now likely to help the US meet its demand ... Read more...

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Delhi lad hopes his robots will bend it like Beckham


July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Even as the World Cup held people in thrall, an 18-year-old Delhi boy is hoping his home-built robots would be able to show off their football skills ... Read more...

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Remains of ‘Saxon queen Eadgyth’ found in German cathedral


June 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered bones in a German cathedral that they believe are the remains of Queen Eadgyth, who died in 946.The bones were excavated from the Magdeburg Cathedral ... Read more...

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Radioactive fish found in Connecticut River


June 1st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The report of leakage of tritium and other radioactive substance into the Connecticut River by the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant which came earlier ... Read more...

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Radioactive Fish Found Near Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant


June 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Montpelier, June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Connecticut River fish was tested positive for radioactive Strontium-90 which had all tracks leading straight towards the nuclear plant of Vermont Yankee. Reportedly, the ... Read more...

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Scientists find evidence of hydrothermal vents on seafloor near Antarctica


March 4th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory have found evidence of hydrothermal vents on the seafloor near Antarctica, formerly a blank spot on the map for researchers wanting to ... Read more...

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Earth formed from meteoritic material, say scientists


November 14th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): A University of Arkansas professor and his colleagues have shown that the Earth's mantle contains the same isotopic signatures from magnesium as meteorites do, suggesting that the planet ... Read more...

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New laser technique may help find supernovas


August 12th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have developed a laser technique that, in combination with standard techniques, would help to find supernovas.To find a supernova, the new ... Read more...

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New isotope cluster could lead to better understanding of carbon cycle


July 15th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered an unexpected concentration of a certain isotopic molecule in parts of the stratosphere that could have implications for understanding the carbon cycle ... Read more...

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Scientists discover ’snow roots’


June 12th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a previously unknown and entirely unique form of plant root, which unlike normal roots, extend upward through layers of snow.Lead Scientist Professor Hans Cornelissen ... Read more...

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World’s heaviest material may be future energy source


May 12th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) German scientists have arguably created the world's heaviest material, known as 'ultra-dense deuterium', a 10-cm cube of which would weigh as much as a steam locomotive or 130 ... Read more...

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Oldest patch of ground on earth discovered in Israel


May 6th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the oldest patch of ground on Earth in Israel's Negev desert, which remains virtually the same as it was 1.8 million years ago.According to a ... Read more...

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Alien atmosphere helped unfreeze ancient Earth


January 14th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Analysis of the chemical composition of 635-million-year-old rocks from the Norwegian island chain of Svalbard has revealed oxygen trapped inside the rocks, which suggests ancient Earth once ... Read more...

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Missing radioactive signals in Himalayan ice cores spells danger for part of Asia


November 19th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Glaciologists have been unable to find the expected radioactive signals in the latest core they drilled from a Himalayan ice field, which suggests absence of accumulation of ... Read more...

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Earths oldest rocks may not be that old


September 27th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 27 (ANI): Researchers from the University of McGill in Canada, who had claimed to have found the oldest rocks on Earth, as old as 4.28 billion years, are now ... Read more...

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Life on Earth may have emerged 750 mln yrs earlier than previously thought


July 3rd, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): A new research has suggested that life on Earth might have emerged about 750 million years earlier than previously thought.According to a report in New Scientist, researchers ... 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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Rare molecule in Venus could affect greenhouse mechanism on planet


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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