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Warming climate damaging reefs, impacting fish


July 11th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) The impact of a warming climate on reefs is already upon us -- complex changes have begun that could fundamentally change what reefs look like in ... Read more...

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2.5 mn Mexicans at risk of going hungry due to drought


January 27th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Some 2.5 million people are at risk of going hungry due to the severe drought plaguing more than half of Mexico's 32 states, a leading ... Read more...

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Mayas had their own musical scale, say experts


December 14th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) The Mayas had a musical scale very different from the western one, according to experts who examined and played 125 instruments recovered from Maya sites, ... Read more...

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A robot that is able to grow corn


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 18 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican student has designed a robot capable of doing farm work including "plowing, planting, spraying and harvesting" corn, authorities said."Though a prototype does not ... Read more...

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Mexican study indicates working stunts kids’ growth


April 30th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 30 (IANS/EFE) A study here has found that children who work tend to be shorter than their counterparts who go to school.Victor Inzua Canales, a scholar at ... Read more...

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10 species disappear from Mexican forests


April 21st, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 21 (IANS/EFE) Eight species of snakes, one type of frog and a species of salamander have disappeared from the forests of southeastern Mexico, a senior biologist said.Sampling ... Read more...

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Thousands of Mexicans protest outsourcing, easy sacking


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 2 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of Mexican union workers have protested in Mexico's capital city against a bill that seeks to legalise outsourcing and make it easier for businesses ... Read more...

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30 period porn films collected for Mexican film library


March 30th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 30 (IANS/EFE) A total of 30 classic Mexican pornographic films, most of them silent and made between 1920 and 1950, are now being collected at the national ... Read more...

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Study finds new answers to age-old question: What is life?


January 14th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): In a new collection of essays, experts from all walks of life - philosophy, science, and molecular evolution - present a variety of perspectives on defining life.According to ... Read more...

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‘Organics’ Found On Mars, Says New NASA Study


January 8th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study that has made space scientists excited indicates trace of life can be found on the soil of Mars. The study has been done ... Read more...

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First evidence of magnetic field ejected from a young star


November 26th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered the first evidence of a magnetic field in a jet of material ejected from a young star.The find could eventually help scientists understand the nature ... Read more...

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Missing piece of Mars puzzle may reveal whether life existed on planet


September 4th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Experiments prompted by a 2008 surprise from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander suggest that soil examined by NASA's Viking Mars landers in 1976 may have contained carbon-based chemical building ... Read more...

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Ancient human-bone sculptors ‘turned relatives into buttons, combs’


August 11th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): It's a bit gruesome, but practical too - members of a pre-Aztec civilization used bones from freshly dead relatives to make buttons, combs, needles, spatulas, and dozens ... Read more...

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2,700-year-old human skeletons found in Mexico


May 20th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 20 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists claimed to have discovered a tomb with four skeletal remains dating back some 2,700 years in the ruins of a Mexican pyramid. The tomb at the ancestral ... Read more...

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Women ‘better navigators’ than men


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Men might be good at reading maps, but when it comes to recalling routes, it's the ladies who walk away with crown, according to a new study.According to ... Read more...

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Sexual abstinence ‘can make you attractive’


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): When male blue-footed boobies take a yearlong break from sex, they get a brighter shade of blue in their feet the following year, which makes them more ... Read more...

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Fossil corals show catastrophic sea-level rise about 121,000 years ago


April 16th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A study, which is being touted as controversial, has said that fossil coral reefs at a Mexican theme park "confirm" that sea levels rose rapidly about 121,000 ... Read more...

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Mexican boffins turn tequila into diamonds!


November 12th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Mexican scientists have come found a new use for the country''s national drink, tequila: turning it into diamonds!And are seeking ways to use their discovery as the ... Read more...

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Earlier birds in a brood more likely to be better singers


October 25th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Scientists at the Riken Brain Science Institute, in Wako, Japan, have found that birds that come from the earlier eggs in a brood are more likely to ... Read more...

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Stomach ulcer causing bacterium found in 700-year-old mummies


July 15th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico have discovered remnants of the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers in 700-year-old mummies.Yolanda Lopez-Vidal and colleagues from the National ... Read more...

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Eat bugs to stay hale and hearty!


June 2nd, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
London, June 2 (ANI): It would take a while for you digest them, but scientists have revealed that eating bugs would be nutritious, delicious and environmental friendly.Gorging on spiders and grasshoppers, ... Read more...

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