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Global warming likely to intensify tropical rainfall


September 18th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Global warming is likely to intensify tropical precipitation such as thunderstorms, flood-inducing monsoon and wide-sweeping cyclones like the recent Hurricane Isaac, warns a new study.The MIT ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice loss driving snowy winters


February 28th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Heavy ice loss in Arctic regions may be linked with greater frequency of snowy winters in the US, Europe and China, according to the latest evidence ... Read more...

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Wolverines to vanish due to climate change?


February 9th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): A new research has concluded that the aggressive wolverine may not be powerful enough to survive climate change in the contiguous United States.Wolverine habitat in the northwestern United ... Read more...

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Humidity affects influenza virus outbreaks


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Dry winters are linked to seasonal outbreaks of influenza, suggests a new study.The study, which has appeared in PLoS Biology, also discovered that the onset of outbreaks might ... Read more...

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Painting your roofs white could help reduce effects of global warming


January 31st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): A new modeling study has determined that painting your roofs white can help reduce the effects of global warming in the city.According to a report in Live ... Read more...

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Carbon dioxide emission rate has more than tripled this decade


November 25th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) The annual carbon dioxide emission rate has more than tripled this decade, compared to the nineties, according to an international consortium of scientists. The emissions increased at a rate ... Read more...

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CO2 emissions from fossil fuels has more than tripled in this decade


November 25th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): In a new report, an international consortium of scientists have painted a bleak picture of the Earth's future, by revealing that the annual rate of increase in carbon ... Read more...

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Global warming may lead to heavier rainstorms in future


September 28th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): A new study by researchers at MIT and Caltech has predicted that global warming may lead to heavier rainstorms in the future.Previous studies have shown that average annual ... Read more...

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Climate change to yield more extreme rainfall in future


August 18th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that climate change will yield more extreme rainfall in the future.The study was carried out by researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) ... Read more...

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Sources of Earth’s “hum” pinpointed


August 9th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): A new research has found that the Pacific coasts of North America and Central America are important sources of the Earth's low-frequency vibration, or "hum".Previous studies had found ... Read more...

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Digital search algorithms may clear path to personalized therapies


January 11th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 11 (ANI): Search algorithms used in digital communications can help make the cumbersome procedure of identifying effective multi-drug combinations easy, say researchers.Led by Dr. Giovanni Paternostro, a scientist ... Read more...

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Glacial erosion changes internal mountain structure, responses to plate tectonics


November 18th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has proven that glacial erosion can not only change internal mountain structure, but also bring out a structural response to plate tectonics.The subject of ... Read more...

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Like humans, animals too have personalities


October 14th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): It''s not just humans who have personalities that distinguish them from their friends and family, for the animal kingdom too follows the same path, says a new ... Read more...

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Long-standing puzzle in climate science resolved


October 11th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): A team of scientists has resolved a long-standing puzzle in climate science, by reconciling the differences between simulated and observed temperature trends in the tropics.Using state-of-the-art ... Read more...

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Bumblebee technique may help catch serial killers


July 30th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 30 (ANI): Catching serial killers may now be just a few fingertips away for police, thanks to a new technique, called Geographic profiling (GP), which scientists are testing ... Read more...

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Asteroid may have switched Mars magnetic field on and off


July 20th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): An asteroid may have flipped Mars magnetic field on and off like a light switch around 4 billion years ago, says a group of scientists researching on ... Read more...

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Mathematical model to help combat dual-resistant hospital infections


February 18th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 18 (ANI): Scientists have created a new mathematical model that deals with different approaches to combat hospital-acquired infections from dual-resistant bacteria.This model has suggested that antimicrobial cycling and patient ... Read more...

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