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Russian scientists revive plants frozen for 30,000 years

February 21st, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A team of Russian biophysicists has successfully grown ancient plants from tissue material that stayed frozen in the Siberian region for about 30,000 years.This is ... Read more...

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Rajasthan pushes sub-surface mining to protect environment

December 15th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) Seeking to strike a balance between the needs of the industry and sustainable development, experts at a seminar Wednesday called for promoting sub-surface mining of stones ... Read more...

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Three more missions to Mars planned

November 24th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) After the latest mission takes off Saturday, NASA is planning to send three more missions to Mars, with the next one scheduled in 2013, according to ... Read more...

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‘Stuck’ Martian rover learns about Red Planet’s ecological history

June 26th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): NASA's Mars rover Spirit, lodged in Martian soil that is causing traction trouble, is taking advantage of the situation by learning more about the Red Planet's environmental history.In ... Read more...

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Poisonous arsenic getting into groundwater, thanks to bacteria

March 26th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) Scientists have found out why groundwater in large parts of eastern India and other Asian countries is poisoned by arsenic. The arsenic is being converted by a ... Read more...

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Archaeological dig seeks to uncover English castle’’s mysteries

October 12th, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): An archaeological dig is seeking to uncover some of the secrets of Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight, an island and county in the English Channel. ... Read more...

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Stone Age weapons factory found in Tanzania

August 20th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi, August 20 (ANI): Stone tools and artefacts found in a region in Tanzania, show that the Hehe - one of the ethnic groups in the region - used the site ... Read more...

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New mass grave found in eastern Bosnia

August 14th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Sarajevo, Aug 14 (DPA) Bosnian forensic experts started to excavate a mass grave Thursday in Kamenica near the eastern Bosnian Serb town of Zvornik, the commission on missing people confirmed. Murat Hurtic ... Read more...

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New evidence confirms Maori as New Zealands first inhabitants

June 3rd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Paleontologists have found evidence that the Maori people were New Zealands first inhabitants, by dating remains of 150 tree nuts nibbled by ancient rats.According to a report ... Read more...

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