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How trees can be used to remove pollutants from environment


September 18th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Researchers at North Carolina (NC) State University, US, are working to demonstrate that through a unique process, trees can be used to remove pollutants from the environment.Through a ... Read more...

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Scientists clear away “cosmic dust” to get better look at youngest supernova remnant


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers at North Carolina (NC) State University have used a mathematical model that allows them to get a clearer picture of the galaxy's youngest supernova remnant by clearing ... Read more...

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An effective way to deflect an Earth-threatening asteroid


April 17th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A scientist in the US has found an effective way to deflect an Earth-threatening asteroid, by attaching a long tether and ballast to the incoming object.The theory ... Read more...

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DNA analysis may shed light on origins of medieval books


January 13th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A researcher from North Carolina (NC) State University, US, is using modern advances in genetics to develop techniques that will shed light on the origins of important ... Read more...

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New model to help scientists predict hot spots for mercury in fish


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have developed a model that will help scientists and regulators around the country predict which areas are likely to have fish with high mercury levels.Mercury levels ... Read more...

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Genome of destructive plant parasite sequenced


September 24th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Scientists have sequenced and mapped the genes of an ubiquitous and extremely destructive plant parasite, known as the northern root-knot nematode. The research could help open the way ... Read more...

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