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Belarus to recycle nuclear waste in Russia


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Dec 23 (IANS) Belarus will dispatch nuclear waste from a soon-to-be-built atomic power plant for recycling in Russia, a top official said.Alexander Mikhalevich, deputy academic secretary of the National ... Read more...

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When and how continents formed


January 14th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new study attempts to bring to rest a long- standing debate - when and how continents really formed.The continental crust formation modified the composition of the mantle ... Read more...

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Humans ‘responsible for megafauna demise’


November 30th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): Megafauna demise fossils discovered in southwestern Australia dig have suggested that climate change was not solely responsible for the demise of early giant marsupials.The research led by ... Read more...

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Discovery could reveal ‘what Earth and Mars were like 100m yrs ago’


November 9th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): It could now be possible to know what the atmospheres of the Earth and Mars were like hundreds of millions years ago, thanks to a new chemical reaction ... Read more...

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Galactic clouds could help us trace Sun’s journey through space


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists may have found a new tool to trace the Sun's journey through our galaxy, the Milky Way.It takes the Sun and its family of planets about 220 ... Read more...

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Plants initiated evolutionary drama of Earth’s oxygenation


October 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists has taken a major step toward unlocking the secrets of oxygenation of the Earth's oceans and atmosphere.The new research indicated that the appearance ... Read more...

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Moldova Police Seize Uranium-238 From Smugglers


August 25th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Almost 1.8 kgs of Uranium-238 was seized by the police in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova. The group in possession of the smuggled ... Read more...

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Solar System is older than previously thought


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): A meteor discovered in the Saharan desert has indicated that the age of our Solar system is much older than previously thought.Analyses of the meteorite indicate that the ... Read more...

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Moon ‘isn’t as watery as previously believed’


August 6th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the inside of the moon isn't as watery as previously reported.For decades, astronomers had thought the moon is bone dry inside ... Read more...

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Mayapuri radiation: Court notice to Delhi University


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Delhi University on a plea filed by two people seeking compensation after being exposed to radiation from Cobalt ... Read more...

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Planetary collision created Earth and Moon


June 8th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) The Earth and Moon were created as the result of a giant collision between two planets the size of Mars and Venus, research says. The research from the ... Read more...

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Water was present during Earth’s birth


May 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Volatile elements - most likely to include water - were present during the violent process of the Earth's birth between 30 and 100 million years after the solar ... Read more...

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‘Fingerprinting’ reveals fate of mercury in Arctic snow


February 11th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A study by scientists is offering new insight into what happens to mercury deposited onto Arctic snow from the atmosphere using a 'fingerprinting' method.In the Arctic, mercury ... Read more...

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Geoengineering may endanger marine life by decreasing oxygen in lakes


February 8th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): A team of scientists has claimed that geoengineering our climate with the help of volcanoes may result in a decrease in the level of oxygen in lakes, threatening ... Read more...

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No evidence found for meteorite impact event 13,000 years ago


December 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists has found no evidence supporting a meteorite impact event at the onset of the Younger Dryas - 13000 years ago.The Younger Dryas is ... Read more...

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Creation of important nickel ore deposits linked to ancient atmosphere


November 24th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): Using geochemical clues from rocks nearly 3 billion years old, a group of scientists have made the surprising discovery that the creation of economically important nickel ore deposits ... 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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Alps growing just as quickly in height, as they are shrinking


November 6th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): A group of German and Swiss geoscientists are on the verge of proving that the Alps are growing just as quickly in height, as they are shrinking.Due to ... Read more...

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North Carolina sea levels rising 3 times faster than in previous 500 years


October 29th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): An international team of environmental scientists has shown that sea-level rise in North Carolina in the US is three times higher than the rate of sea-level rise during ... Read more...

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Pre-targeting approach may lead to personalised cancer therapies


October 5th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Bringing personalized medicine one step closer from the laboratory to patients, researchers in The Netherlands have shown the potential to pre-target the treatment of cancer cells.Pretargeting combines new ... Read more...

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Carbonyl Sulphide gas saved the world from freezing over 3 billion years ago


August 19th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): A team of scientists has determined that Carbonyl Sulphide gas warmed the world and saved it from freezing over during the Archean eon more than 3 billion years ... 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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Iron isotopes can be used as a tool in oceanography


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): A new research, involving scientists from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS), has highlighted the potential utility of iron isotopes for addressing important questions in ocean science.Pore-fluid iron ... 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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Current CO2 levels higher than last 2.1 million years


June 19th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that current CO2 levels are higher than the last 2.1 million years.The study is the latest to rule out a drop in CO2 ... Read more...

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Detecting sulphur in just one hair could help nab a terrorist


May 28th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have come up with a method that could be used to nab terrorists, by detecting how proportions of isotopes in a chemical like ... Read more...

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Scientists find formula to uncover the Earth’s past and predict its future


May 27th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found a formula to uncover the Earth's past and predict its future.The novel method, found by a research team from California and ... Read more...

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”Peking Man” 250,000 years older than previously thought


March 12th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): A new analysis of the Homo erectus fossils popularly known as the ''Peking Man'', found in China''s Zhoukoudian caves, has determined that it dates back to 770,000 ... Read more...

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Whales teach calves where to look for food


February 9th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Young "right whales" learn from their mothers where to eat, prompting concerns among biologists about their ability to find new places to feed if changing climate disrupts ... Read more...

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Mama whales teach babies where to eat


February 9th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Biologists at the University of Utah, US, have discovered that young right whales learn from their mothers where to eat in the seas.The new study used genetic ... Read more...

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Link established between meteorite impact and massive volcanism 30 mln yrs ago


January 8th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have discovered the second example of a meteorite impact that occurred at the same time as massive volcanic activity 30 million years ... Read more...

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Bring-your-own-beef barbecues in stone age?


September 12th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Animal remains at a site near Britain's Stonehenge region suggest that Neolithic people from as far away as Wales had brought their own livestock to barbecue at cultural ... Read more...

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Sticky Martian soil foils Phoenix Landers first ice study


July 29th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): The first attempt by NASAs Phoenix Mars lander to quickly collect and analyze ice samples was foiled by sticky Martian soil that refused to budge from the ... Read more...

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Scientists use diamonds to trace origin of platinum rich region in South Africa


June 12th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have traced the origin of the unique platinum deposits in a South African region by using diamonds.The worlds richest source of platinum and related metals ... Read more...

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Fungi maybe natures eco-warrior against harmful effects of depleted uranium


May 5th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): A new report has suggested that fungi may have an important role to play in capturing potentially dangerous depleted uranium, left in the environment after recent ... Read more...

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