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Tyeb Mehta’s ‘falling figure’ to lead Christie’s fall sale (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) An untitled falling figure by Tyeb Mehta, estimated at $6,00,000-$800,000, which became the mascot for "culture against communalism" movement in Mumbai in 1990s will ... Read more...

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Stone Age hunters discovered America


March 1st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) America was first discovered by Stone Age people from Europe - 10,000 years before the Siberia-originating ancestors of the American Indians set foot in the New ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brazil oil giant’s reserves’ rise


January 13th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras said its oil and gas reserves rose to 16.41 billion barrels in 2011, up 2.7 percent from the prior year.The ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft beams back asteroid images


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) NASA's Dawn spacecraft has sent around 10,000 pictures of the giant asteroid Vesta back to Earth for the first time since its launch in 2007, the ... Read more...

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ONGC quarterly net profit rises 11.85 percent


July 28th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Thursday posted an increase of 11.85 percent in net profit at Rs.4,094.9 crore for the quarter ended June ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists complete whole-exome sequencing of skin cancer


April 16th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A team of scientists at the National Institutes of Health has become the first to systematically survey the landscape of the melanoma genome, the DNA code of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Innovative Harappans used commodes thousands of years ago


February 5th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 5 (IANS) The innovative spirit of the Harappan civilisation that thrived thousands of years ago was far ahead than any other in India. Besides the Great Bath of Mohenjodaro, which ... Read more...

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Planck reveals unseen wonders of the universe


January 12th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Europe's Planck spacecraft has unveiled some stunning astronomical finds, including massive galaxy clusters and new unidentified objects."These new results are all vital pieces of a jigsaw that could ... Read more...

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New, exotic African mistletoe discovered just in time for Christmas


December 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are celebrating some of the weird, wonderful and stunning discoveries they've made this year from the rainforests of Cameroon to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New discoveries resolve debate over oxygen in Earth’s mantle


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Recent discoveries by a University of Rhode Island scientist are bringing resolution to the debate among geologists about the availability of oxygen in the Earth's mantle.Analysis of erupted ... Read more...

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Scientists recreate more ‘mini Big Bangs’


December 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Scientists have again recreated the primordial soup that existed in the galaxy just moments after the Big Bang using the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).The super-hot 'quark-gluon plasma' ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

President has a busy day in UAE


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS/WAM) Visiting Indian President Pratibha Patil had a busy day Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as she visited an Indian school here and later met ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Patil urges Indian students in UAE to perform duties without fear or favour


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghAbu Dhabi, Nov. 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday asked expatriate Indian students to learn from the experiences of Mahatma Gandhi, and added that the quest for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New discoveries offer hope for treatment of cocaine addiction


November 18th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee scientists have come up with two new discoveries that offer potential for development of a first-ever pharmacological treatment for cocaine addiction.In one study, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Discovery in Saudi Arabia suggests Egyptian empire extended further than thought


November 12th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Nov 12 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a hieroglyphic engraving in Saudi Arabia, which suggests that ancient Egyptian empire extended further than previously thought.Archaeologists from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists gear up to witness Big Bang recreated at LHC


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): UK Scientists working on CERN's Large Hadron Collider's (LHC's) in Switzerland are gearing up to witness the result of the collision that first created fundamental particles that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Revolutionary JHU computer that can crunch 5 petabytes of data!


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Computer scientist and astrophysicist Alexander Szalay of Johns Hopkins' Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, and his colleagues, have developed a tool that will enable analysis of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ONGC makes two new oil and gas discoveries


October 16th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has made two new discoveries of oil and gas reserves - gas at the Krishna-Godavari basin block and oil in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New discoveries make ancient animal explosion bigger


September 10th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered eight new kinds of the earliest animals from the Cambrian Explosion in a unexpected section of ancient rock 30 miles from the famous Burgess Shale ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Largest single collection of psoriasis DNA samples offers hope to sufferers


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): People suffering with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have come one step closer to a cure with the release of the first National Psoriasis Victor Henschel BioBank DNA samples ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secret of Mona Lisa smile revealed


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) The famous smile of Mona Lisa, the magnum opus of Leonardo da Vinci, is no more a secret as scientists have decoded the technique how the Renaisance-era ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

51 new oil, gas discoveries reported


August 17th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's state-owned oil explorers have reported 51 new discoveries in the last 16 months, parliament was informed Tuesday. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dead Sea Scrolls Mystery Possibly Solved


July 31st, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered over 60 years ago in a cave which is located near the ancient settlement of Qumran, but it is not ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hands only CPR is enough to save lives


July 30th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to new research many people at the scene of an emergency will be ready to offer CPR, if paramedics tell them exactly what to do and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Remains of a spectacular feast found at UK’s ‘Woodenhenge’


July 24th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Excavations at Britain's biggest "henge" site, which is made entirely of wood, have yielded remarkable evidence of a spectacular party - enjoyed by Neolithic tribesmen 4,500 years ago.Archaeologists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists discover vast number of proteins in spinal fluid of normal people


June 12th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Researchers have identified 2,630 proteins that reside in fluid that is considered 'normal' - a number nearly three times the total number of proteins previously identified.Another striking finding ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

LHC to soon search for new sub-atomic particles, says physicist


May 18th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) could start its search for new sub-atomic particles, says a leading physicist.By the end of summer, the LHC could become sensitive enough ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oil prices may rise to $100 a barrel: Mukesh Ambani


May 14th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Crude oil prices may soon rise to $100 a barrel due to increasing costs of exploration and production, and businesses should be prepared for higher energy prices than ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bionic coating could make ships much more fuel-efficient


May 5th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Large container ships are some of the heaviest polluters on the planet and one of the key reasons for this is the energy lost due to friction as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ONGC approves Rs.3,241 crore for new oilfields


March 25th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Oil major ONGC will invest Rs.3,241 crore in the development of the marginal fields in Arabian Sea. It also plans to initiate a pilot research project in ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-1 instrument finds additional evidence of water activity on Moon


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits near the moon's north pole, which is additional evidence of water ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I finds ice near Moon’s north pole


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 2 (IANS) Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits totalling at least an estimated 600 million metric ... Read more...

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NASA radar finds ice deposits on the moon


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Monday that scientists used data from a radar to detect ice deposits near the moon’s north pole.NASA's Mini-SAR instrument, a lightweight, synthetic aperture radar, found ... Read more...

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“Shell crusher” shark swam Cretaceous Kansas 90 mln yrs ago


February 24th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A team of paleontologists has identified the remains of a gigantic, 88.7-million-year-old shark nicknamed the "shell crusher", which could pulverize large, shelled animals with its 1,000 teeth, while ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s DNA could pave way for medical cures


February 18th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): Four Kalahari Desert bushmen and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, from the ethnic Bantu group of southern Africa, have helped discover the first indigenous DNA sequence.Dr Vanessa Hayes of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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