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Richard III remains found in Leicester


September 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leicester, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archeologists are making more efforts so as to get to the lost grave of King Richard III. They have been able to find the skeletal remains of ... Read more...

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A breakthrough in Alzhemier’s or Parkinson’s treatment?


May 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Injecting a protein into the brain could protect its nerve cells from prion disease, a condition which causes the brain to wither away, says a new ... Read more...

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Amazing jab cuts down damage in heart attack by 60 percent


April 19th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) A simple injection administered to patients even 12 hours after a heart attack or stroke could cut down their crippling effects by more than half. British-based ... Read more...

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‘Racist’ UK village residents want to remain white and middle class


March 29th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): Many residents of British countryside towns and villages consider themselves the 'last bastion' of old-fashioned English traditions.And, they often equate this 'exclusively and unthinkingly' with white Englishness, a ... Read more...

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Device to revolutionise blood pressure measurement


February 21st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) A new device is set to revolutionise the way a patient's blood pressure (BP) is measured.Developed by scientists at the University of Leicester and HealthSTATS - a medical ... Read more...

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Spanish twig ants are ferocious


November 4th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Spanish twig ant workers are aggressive and readily plot assassinations and revolutions, scientists have found after spending four years studying the behaviour of such ants.And as queens who ... Read more...

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Earliest archaeological evidence of pet tortoise in Britain


July 10th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the earliest archaeological evidence of a tortoise being kept as a family pet in Britain, at a castle in Staffordshire, and it dates back to ... Read more...

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Scientists conduct ‘post-mortem of comet’ to find origins of solar system


May 29th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Leicester University researchers are putting extraterrestrial material from the Comet Wild 2 under the microscope to find the origins of our Solar System.By developing micro manipulation techniques, researchers ... Read more...

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Like humans, Viking men too had issues when choosing children’s names


May 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Vikings, who are usually linked to weapons and warfare, derived female names from the names of males like any other society, according to a study conducted by Leicester ... Read more...

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‘Watery, rocky planets are commonplace in the Milky Way’


April 13th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Astronomers have found evidence that rocky planets are commonplace in the Milky Way, or the Galaxy.Dr. Jay Farihi, Leicester University scientist and lead author, surveyed white dwarfs, the ... Read more...

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Myth of 1 in 10 kids born to ”wrong” father debunked


February 11th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have debunked the myth that one in 10 kids are illegitimate without their legal fathers knowing that they have been cuckolded, saying that the real figure ... Read more...

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Cooking can help boost kids maths skills


June 18th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): If you want to improve your childs mathematical skills, just ask him or her to help you in the kitchen.According to Chancellor of Leicester University Sir Peter ... Read more...

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UK female Muslim medics protest new hygiene rules’


February 4th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Muslim women training in several hospitals in England have objected to removing their arm coverings in theatre and to rolling up their sleeves when washing their hands, because it ... Read more...

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X-ray telescope for deployment on moon could soon be a reality


November 14th, 2007 - 1:58 am ICT by admin
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