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‘Super sand’ to purify drinking water


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have developed a way to chemically transform ordinary sand into so-called "super sand" for improved purification of drinking water.Ordinary sand, an abundant natural resource of ... Read more...

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Scientists demystify male puberty


March 15th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 15 (IANS) Why do some boys reach puberty early while the rest enjoy the idyllic bliss of childhood much longer? Scientists may have identified the answer - a ... Read more...

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Life on Earth may have evolved much earlier than previously believed


February 6th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Biochemists at the Monash University in Australia have found a critical piece in the evolutionary puzzle that explains how life on Earth evolved much earlier in the evolutionary ... Read more...

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India might be sinking into Earth’s mantle


February 1st, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study based on computer models has suggested that India is sinking into the Earth's mantle.Scientists have been mystified by the fact that the Himalayan mountain range ... Read more...

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Santa should get off his sleigh, give up brandy and walk: Expert


December 17th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Santa should get off his sleigh and walk, because he's a health hazard, says a public health expert.Writing in the Christmas issue published on bmj.com, Dr Nathan Grills, ... Read more...

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Antioxidants may increase diabetes risk rather than decrease it


October 7th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that low levels of reactive oxygen species (ROS), especially hydrogen peroxide, within cells may actually protect people from diabetes, by improving their ability ... Read more...

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Sexually satisfied women experience greater vitality


September 30th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Sexually satisfied women scored higher on psychological well-being and the vitality index compared to their sexually dissatisfied counterparts, a new study has revealed. The study was based ... Read more...

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Drug based on hormone melatonin offers effective jet lag treatment


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): A new drug based on the hormone melatonin has been found to offer an effective treatment for jet lag in clinical trials, say researchers. Experts from Harvard ... Read more...

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Scientists copy nature to split water into hydrogen and oxygen


August 18th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): An international team of researchers has used chemicals found in plants to replicate a key process in photosynthesis, paving the way to a new approach that uses ... Read more...

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Birds may have co-existed with marine and terrestrial dinosaurs


February 24th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): The discovery of the oldest known bird fossils in New Zealand, along with other remains from the same area, has fuelled speculations that the birds co-existed with marine ... Read more...

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Scientists convert plant waste into valuable fuel


February 5th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, Feb 5 (ANI): Researchers at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization) and Monash University in Australia, have developed a chemical process that turns green waste into a stable bio-crude oil, which ... Read more...

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Scientists create cloned embryos from adult monkeys


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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