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New ’superglue’ that stays stickier in space


March 24th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A recently patented adhesive, developed by Kansas State University, could soon find its place in every astronaut's toolbox.The adhesive made from peptides -- a compound containing two ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Chastity Garter’ that texts cheating WAG’s husband or boyfriend!


February 12th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): This Valentine's Day men could gift their ladylove a slightly different gift - a Chastity Garter that sends them a text message if their girlfriend or wife tries ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Global warming 60m years ago improved Tropical forest diversity


November 12th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Global warming may not have any adverse effect on the Tropical forests, as scientists have suggested that nearly 60 million years ago rainforests prospered at temperatures that were ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

El Nino killed Costa Rican toad, not global warming


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study has determined that global warming not kill the Monteverde golden toad of Costa Rica, an often-cited example of climate-triggered extinction, but the culprits were El ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Respite from heavy rains in Delhi


September 12th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) After three days of continuous rain, the national capital got a breather Saturday morning, but a fine drizzle ensured high moisture levels and cool weather. Met officials ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sedum studied as cover for “green” roofs


September 4th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): Scientists have carried out a study to determine the effect of the success of the growth of the sedum plant on "green" roofs."Greening" a roof, or covering ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Greening of roofs gaining popularity in US


September 4th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Greening of roofs by having plants on them is gaining popularity in the US, where their numbers have increased by 30 percent from 2006 to 2007. Benefits include ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Plants could override climate change effects on wildfires


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A new study has suggested that in some cases, changes in the types of plants growing in an area could override the effects of climate change on wildfire ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, plants can SMS when they”re thirsty!


March 18th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Israeli scientists have developed a new device enables plants to send a text message when they need a drink. According to a report by Fox News, Israel Agricultural ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thick fog covers Punjab, Haryana


December 29th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped most parts of Punjab and Haryana Monday morning, reducing visibility on roads and affecting air and rail traffic. "There was dense fog over the region ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Climate change, acid rain could be good for forests


October 26th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A research spanning 20 years has determined that climate change and acid rain could actually be good for forests.The research was undertaken by scientists at Michigan Technological ... Read more...

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Climate change and acid rain could be good for forests


October 21st, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): In a long-term study, scientists have suggested that contrary to popular belief, moderate increases in temperature and increased nitrogen from acid rain actually improves forest productivity, providing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Global warming may cause arctic tundra to burn


March 5th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A new research from ancient sediment cores has indicated that a warming climate could make the worlds arctic tundra far more susceptible to fires than previously thought.Carried out ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First moisture-sensing genes identified


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Sci-Tech |

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