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Geckos inspire adhesives that stick even when wet


August 12th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Scientists already know that the tiny hairs on geckos' toe pads enable them to cling to vertical surfaces.Now, University of Akron researchers are unfolding clues to ... Read more...

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Spanish airline files for bankruptcy


January 31st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Spanish airline Spanair, which suspended operations last weekend, filed for bankruptcy Monday amid a debt exceeding 300 million euros ($393 million), judicial sources said.The carrier's lawyers ... Read more...

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Breast implant ’swallowed’ by woman’s body during a Pilates session


December 16th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors had to carry out a surgery on a woman after her body “swallowed” up her breast implant during a Pilates stretch exercise. Doctors were able to ... Read more...

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UNESCO grants full membership to Palestine


October 31st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations cultural agency UNESCO on Monday voted to grant full membership to Palestine despite strong objections from Israel and the United States.Palestine is currently an observer ... Read more...

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Iran to build new fighter jets


October 31st, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 31 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said that the country plans to build new fighter jets.He added that the Iranian defence industry is making good progress ... Read more...

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ISS orbit readjusted by 3 km


October 20th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) has been raised by 3.1 km, a spokesman for Russia's Mission Control said.The maneuver was carried out ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Tyson Kidd vs Daniel Bryan


August 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Tyson Kidd stood anxiously in the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' waiting to meet his opponent, Daniel Bryan who came to the ring holding his “Money on the Bank” ... Read more...

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Global CO2 emissions reach record high in 2010: IEA


May 31st, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO2) emission reached a record high in 2010, up by five percent from the last record in 2008, the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) ... Read more...

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Army personnel show maneuver stunts at Nowshera ‘Fauji Mela’


April 10th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nowshera, Apr 10 (ANI): The Indian Army organised a 'Fauji Mela' at Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri District to ensure the general public that they are capable enough to defend the ... Read more...

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Iran tests its new air defense system


November 16th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Tuesday launched a massive exercise aimed at examining its air defense system, state media reported, to prepare against any possible attacks "on public or nuclear sites."The ... Read more...

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Chilean rescuers reinforce lifeline to send food to trapped miners


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by BNO News
COPIAPO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) – The 33 Chilean miners trapped in the San Jose mine are still alive after being trapped for 18 days, and food and water will be provided to ... Read more...

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Russian supply spacecraft out of control at International Space Station


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON (BNO NEWS) -- Mission control at NASA's Johnson Space Center on Friday said that a Russian supply spacecraft had 'uncontrollable rotation' during an attempt to dock at the International Space Station.As ... Read more...

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Poorly functioning command and operational reporting led to Feb. airstrike that killed 23 Afghan civilians


May 29th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Military on Saturday released its findings from the investigation into an airstrike in February that killed up to 23 Afghan civilians in southern Afghanistan's Uruzgan province. ... Read more...

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India joins elite league of countries with LCH’s successful inaugural test run


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuBengaluru, May 23 (ANI): With the successful first test flight of the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) on Sunday here, India has joined the elite club of countries having the capability ... Read more...

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Toyota announces voluntary recall on Lexus with steering issue


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., announced on Thursday that it will conduct a voluntary safety recall on approximately 3,800 vehicles.Lexus late 2009 and certain 2010 model year ... Read more...

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U.S. Air Force plans to make rocket that can fly back to its base


May 19th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): The U.S. Air Force is making a prototype reusable rocket that can fly itself back to the launch site.The Air Force Research Laboratory plans to invest 33-million ... Read more...

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Sixty hurt when Galveston-based cruise ship makes sudden maneuver


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
GALVESTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of passengers suffered minor injuries when the Galveston-based Carnival Ecstasy made a sudden maneuver near Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Wednesday, Carnival Cruise Lines said on Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Secrets of Martian moon Phobos may be revealed soon


March 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): Reports indicate that a series of 12 flybys by Europe's Mars Express spacecraft might reveal the deepest secrets of the Martian moon Phobos.According to a report in New ... Read more...

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Seven dead after small plane crash in Ica, Peru


February 26th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
ICA, PERU (BNO NEWS) – Seven people died on Thursday after a plane crash in the Nazca province, Peru, according to local radio reports.A Lineas de Nasca Cessna U206F carrying Peruvian and ... Read more...

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Vinoth, Krishna top in JK Races


December 5th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) On an afternoon that dragged on endlessly with the programme running behind schedule due to protests and collisions, K. Vinoth of Wallace Sports and Karthik Krishna of Rams ... Read more...

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Robo fish may soon monitor water quality


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the Michigan State University (MSU) are developing robots that use advanced materials to swim like fish to probe underwater environments and monitor ... Read more...

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Kathryn Joosten Of “Desperate Housewives” Fighting Lung Cancer


September 15th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Success had come hard to this gutsy lady, known popularly to her television audience as Mrs. McCluskey of the very popular television series "Desperate Housewives."Kathryn Joosten has won the hearts ... Read more...

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Troy Polamalu Injured, Misses The Second Half Of The NFL Opener


September 11th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken to the field in the second half of the NFL opener against the Tennessee Titans without their prominent safety Troy Polamalu, who injured himself in the left ... Read more...

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Vicki Cruse: Veteran Pilot Killed In Crash


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey In an extremely tragic incident that occurred on Saturday, Vicki Cruse, the aerobatic pilot from Santa Paula, who was competing for the US national team at an international competition ... Read more...

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Third Death At Walt Disney This Summer


August 20th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
Another employee death took place in Walt Disney World this week to take up the toll this summer to three. Walt Disney World had supposedly canceled a stunt show on Tuesday because ... Read more...

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US Open Surfing 2009: Conlogue Crowned As The Winner


July 26th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
According to the sources, Courtney Conlogue, an enthralling surfer hailing from Santa Ana, CA, has reportedly won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6 Star Hurley US ... Read more...

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Scientists develop method for verifying safety of computer-controlled devices


April 21st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new method for systematically identifying bugs in aircraft collision avoidance systems, high-speed train controls and other complex, computer-controlled devices, collectively known as cyber-physical systems ... Read more...

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Astronauts return to ISS as threat passed


March 13th, 2009 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (Xinhua) Astronauts returned to the International Space Station (ISS) after briefly taking refuge in Soyuz capsule due to a collision threat from the flying debris Thursday, the US space ... Read more...

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Three killed as air force planes collide in Spain


January 21st, 2009 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 21 (IANS) Three Spanish Air Force officers have been killed as two combat planes collided during a routine training maneuver in the central province of Albacete, according to the defence ... Read more...

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Indias Chandrayaan successfully settles into lunar trajectory


November 6th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov 6 (ANI): Following a fifth orbit-raising maneuver, Indias Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft has successfully settled into a trajectory that will take it to the Moon.Chandrayaan-1 is Indias first mission to venture ... Read more...

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How flu-fighting cells know when theyre required in the lung


July 11th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the Trudeau Institute has shed new light on how a previously-unknown messaging mechanism within the human immune system prompts specific influenza-fighting ... Read more...

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60-year-old woman miraculously survives 196 hrs after China quake


May 21st, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): If a human-being survives without food and water for nearly 200 hours, what else could it be described than a miracle of miracles. After last Mondays ... Read more...

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