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A wisp of a fibre can nail criminals


July 13th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Now a single wisp of fibre would be sufficient to nail criminals, thanks to the latest advance in forensic science.Forensic and analytical chemistry reseachers from Flinders ... Read more...

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Keep wrinkles at bay, protect skin from childhood


May 11th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 11 (IANS) If you are able to protect your skin as a child, you might prevent wrinkles and skin damage later on in life, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Mars to be closest to Earth on March 5


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Watch out for Mars shining brightly in the sky around midnight Monday, as the red planet will be closest to the Earth.Nowadays, you can see ... Read more...

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Asteroid to have a near miss with Earth


January 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have assured that there is no cause for alarm despite the fact that an asteroid will be coming very close to the earth. In fact at ... Read more...

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Watch out for Jupiter, Moon conjunction Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) As the sun goes down Tuesday evening, two of the brightest objects in the winter sky - Jupiter and the moon - will get together ... Read more...

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Iranian makes world’s tiniest microphone


December 28th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 28 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has claimed to have built the world's tiniest microphone that could be used to build "invisible" hearing aids, the ISNA news agency reported.Bahram ... Read more...

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Watch out for Geminid meteor shower Wednesday


December 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Sky gazers can look forward to an exhibition of celestial fireworks as the night sky will be lit up by Geminid meteor showers that are ... Read more...

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Like Spock’s Tricorder, sensor to identify contaminants


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 3 (IANS) The human eye recognises only three bands of light - red, green, and blue. Now new technology, like Spock's Tricorder in "Star Trek" is using ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Asteroid may yield clues about Earth’s formation


October 31st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) A half-km wide asteroid which streaks past the Earth next week could provide clues about how the planet was formed. The space rock, which is known ... Read more...

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New process to catch wood-work glitches


August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Now production defects in wooden items like pianos and tables, that cannot be spotted with the naked eye, can easily be noticed with the help of ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian suffers from psoriasis


July 25th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality television star Kim Kardashian’s struggle with psoriasis has been highlighted. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition and it is a shocking revelation to many that the ... Read more...

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Astronomers unveil ’super-exotic’ exoplanet


April 29th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Astronomers have unveiled details of a "super-exotic" exoplanet - described as the densest known solid planet in existence.An exoplanet is a planet outside the solar system.The ... Read more...

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Densest solid planet known ’super-exotic super-Earth’ unveiled


April 29th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): An international team of astronomers have revealed details of a "super-exotic" exoplanet, which is the densest solid planet known.The planet, named 55 Cancri e, is 60 percent larger ... Read more...

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Best views of ’shooting stars’ expected over the next two days


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Skywatchers are expecting to get the best views of the "shooting stars" over the next two days, when the Lyrid meteor shower reaches its peak.Between 10 and 20 ... Read more...

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‘Nano-bricks’ could help improve food packaging


March 28th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Scientists have said that a new material containing an ingredient used to make bricks shows promise as a transparent coating for improving the strength and performance of plastic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

This Saturday moon will appear bigger, brighter!


March 15th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, March 15 (ANI): An expert has said that on coming Saturday (March 19), moon's orbit will be closest to the Earth.The moon will swing around Earth more closely than it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

John Milton’s 160-year-old poetry book covered in skin of hanged murderer


February 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): To the naked eye, it appears to be like any other book from the 19th century - but a closer inspection of the 1852 edition of The Poetical ... Read more...

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Nanomembranes could separate bacteria from drinking water


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): U.S. researchers have developed new nanomaterials that could help solve the age-old public health problem of filtering bacteria from drinking water.Working with a special kind of polymer called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mimosa plant ‘to inspire adaptive structures of the future’


February 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Robots could soon change shape like elephant trunks or snakes to manoeuvre under a bridge or through a tunnel and airplanes could change the shape of their wings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s Smallest Engraving on Edge of Razor Blade


February 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It says, “Nothing is Impossible.” The etching carved by Graham Short seems to prove what it says, since it is carved on the edge of a razor ... Read more...

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World’s smallest engraving completed on the edge of a razor blade


February 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The world's smallest engraving has been completed on the edge of a razor blade and it says 'Nothing is impossible'.Graham Short, from Birmingham, took around 150 attempts before ... Read more...

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Now Google Street View lets one tour world’s finest museums from home


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Google Street View has now used its technology to allow users to roam the world's finest museums from the comfort of their own homes.The online search giant even ... Read more...

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Is the Star-trek style invisibility cloak finally a reality?


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): You have seen it in movies - cloaks that make people disappear when they wear them - but it seems that invisibility cloaks have finally entered the real ... Read more...

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Vikings used glowing ’sunstone’ to navigate on cloudy days


January 31st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): The 'magical' stories about the glowing 'sunstone' that, when held up to the sky, revealed the position of the Sun even on a cloudy day, may all be ... Read more...

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Using living cells to create ‘biotic’ video games


January 15th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A Stanford researcher has started developing video games using biotechnology.Ingmar Riedel-Kruse has begun developing "biotic games" involving paramecia and other living organisms.In his video games, a player's actions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to fight the signs of aging


January 5th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Is aging taking a toll on your mind and you don't know what to do? Well, take a breather, for an expert has revealed new ways to keep ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Invisibility carpet’ hides ‘large’ objects


December 16th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): For the first time, physicists have built an 'invisibility carpet' that hides objects large enough to be seen with the naked eye.Two independent groups have built transparent 'carpet ... Read more...

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Numbers and letters in the eyes of Mona Lisa might provide some clues about her identity


December 13th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Art historians got the shock of their lives when they discovered some numbers and letters in the eyes of Mona Lisa. They now believe that these ... Read more...

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Tiny letters, numbers found hidden in Mona Lisa’s pupil


December 13th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A fresh look at the Mona Lisa portrait has revealed that artist Leonardo da Vinci has hidden some tiny letters and numbers in the dark paint of the ... Read more...

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Cinnamon can replace toxic chemicals used to create gold nanoparticles


November 30th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study has found a method that could replace nearly all of the toxic chemicals required to make gold nanoparticles. The missing ingredient can be found in ... Read more...

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NYC Regulators Want New Dress Code for Cabbies


November 27th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report from the Associated Press reveals that New York City’s taxi cab regulators are insisting that the drivers of New York City cabs should have a new ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

An ‘invisibility cloak’ that really does hide things!


November 24th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): You have seen it in movies and read about it in fantasy novels, but invisibility cloak may no more be just a figment of your imagination.Researchers at London's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Uncommon Pink Diamond Auctioned For An Unparalleled Price Of Just Above $46 Million


November 17th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An infrequent pink diamond of 24.78-carat has been vended for a world-record price tag of slightly more than $46 million at an auction organized by ... Read more...

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Many in Kerala still drink water containing endosulphan


November 12th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Wayanad (Kerala), Nov 12 (IANS) Almost a year after two samples of drinking water tested positive for the highly dangerous pesticide endosulphan, many in Mananthavady town in Kerala's hilly district of Wayanad ... Read more...

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Star Trek -style infrared probe could treat skin cancer


November 7th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): A new device could revolutionize diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.The new 'Star Trek-Style' probe beams infra-red light through the skin to see 2mm below the surface and ... Read more...

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