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Wonder why doctors leave scissors in gut?


August 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Ever wonder why extremely capable surgeons leave scissors in the patient's gut, after successfully concluding a difficult operation? It's not carelessness but failure of ... Read more...

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Baloon like airships to transport goods by 2020


September 4th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Gigantic balloon-like objects floating in the sky, the successors to the Zeppelins of yore, are set to revolutionise the way cargo is transported around the globe ... Read more...

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NASA to explore possibility of beamed energy propulsion for space launch


January 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): NASA is conducting studies to examine whether beamed energy propulsion can be used for launching crafts in space.A beamed thermal propulsion system would involve focusing microwave or laser ... Read more...

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NASA Discovers Two New Planets In Milky Way


August 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being considered as one of the most amazing scientific discoveries, the NASA officials have announced that NASA'a Kepler telescope, launched from Cape Canaveral ... Read more...

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NASA Finds 2 New Planets In Milky Way


August 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Astronomers from NASA has announced that they have discovered two earth like planets orbiting the same star. The Kepler Space Telescope showed evidence of ... Read more...

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Why ‘controversial’ Jabulani ball is missing its mark in soccer WC


June 19th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The Jabulani's aerodynamic effects coupled with Johannesburg's altitude may just be the reason why strikers and goalies have been grumbling about the Adidas manufactured ball this soccer World ... Read more...

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No ’safe haven’ for organic molecules on Mars


June 11th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): The atmosphere on Mars is not favourable for organic compounds such as proteins, concluded a new study.For a long time, absence of organic compounds such as proteins in ... Read more...

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Aliens exist on Saturn’s moon: NASA


June 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Scientists at US space agency NASA have found vital clues that primitive aliens could be living on Titan, one of Saturn's biggest moons. On the basis of chemical composition ... Read more...

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Is Saturn’s moon Titan home to some kind of exotic life form?


June 4th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Complex chemical activity on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan has baffled scientists. While some think it's non-biological chemistry, others believe there might exist some primitive, exotic form ... Read more...

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Amazon rain forests were unaffected from once-in-a-century drought in 2005


March 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new NASA-funded study has concluded that the Amazon rain forests were remarkably unaffected in the face of once-in-a-century drought in 2005, neither dying nor thriving, contrary to ... Read more...

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How to expand storage limit for hydrogen to power ‘green’ cars


October 25th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 25 (ANI): A team of chemical engineers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has developed a computational model that shows that carbon nanotubes may expand the storage limit for ... Read more...

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NASA’s water-hunting “Moon bombing” mission may have hit a “dry hole”


October 10th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): NASA's much-anticipated "Moon bombing" mission, in which it sent the LCROSS spacecraft to the Moon to strike a crater in order to collect frozen water, may have ... Read more...

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Apollo heat shields to help design NASA’’s next gen exploration vehicles


October 12th, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): The heat shields used on the Apollo missions 35 years ago, are now being analyzed by NASA scientists to help with the development and engineering process of ... Read more...

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W. Bengal teen bags the first position in NASA-sponsored contest


October 11th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct.11 (ANI): A West Bengal teenager has won the Space Settlement Design Contest sponsored by the NASA Ames Research Centre.Ayon Pal of Kolkata has successfully made a blueprint for living ... Read more...

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Mars clay layer cake adds to evidence of the red planets watery past


August 8th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a Martian layer cake of clay minerals sliced open by an ancient channel adds to evidence of the red planets watery ... Read more...

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NASA developing navigation system for moon (Lead)


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Ohio State University researcher Ron Li is leading a team to help humans navigate the moon after being instrumental in designing Mars rovers. During NASA's scheduled moon landing ... Read more...

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Man aims to revisit the Moon, this time to stay


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Man may soon return to the moon, with the focus being to establish a permanent presence there, using it as a training platform for missions to Mars ... Read more...

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New GPS-like system for the moon on the anvil


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): American space agency NASA has commissioned leading Ohio State University researcher Ron Li to develop a new navigation system that will work like the global positioning system ... Read more...

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Scientists achieve major breakthrough in forecasting earthquakes


June 6th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): By finding a close link between electrical disturbances on the edge of our atmosphere and impending quakes on the ground below, NASA scientists have said that they ... Read more...

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Earth might have had multiple moons in the past


May 7th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by admin
London, May 7 (ANI): A new model developed by scientists has suggested that the ancient catastrophe that led to the creation of the moon may have produced additional satellites that lingered ... Read more...

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Exoplanets twilight zones may be germane for harbouring life


December 11th, 2007 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
London, December 11 (ANI): NASA scientists say that rocky planets beyond the solar system, called exoplanets, may support life.The researchers say that exoplanets may rock back and forth to create large ... Read more...

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