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Indian river turned into ‘hotspot for dumped drugs’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An Indian river has turned into a dumping ground for drugs from a waste-water treatment plant in Patancheru, near Hyderabad.The continual discharge of antibiotic-contaminated water has created a ... Read more...

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Experts look at ways to use sea cucumbers’ potential in saving our seas


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Researchers at the Newcastle University, UK, are investigating how to use sea cucumbers in developing a more sustainable way of farming in the sea.Sea cucumbers are not only ... Read more...

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Girls from broken homes likely to be young mothers


November 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) The stress of being raised in a broken home pushes girls into having babies earlier in life, a study shows.Scientists say that girls who live apart from their ... Read more...

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Volcano breath test could offer early warning of eruption


September 21st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): Predicting a volcanic eruption just got easier, thanks to a process similar to a breath tester, which allows researchers to pick up changes in the composition of gases ... Read more...

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Arctic bacteria may have the longest life cycle on Earth


September 21st, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): Bacteria discovered on the Arctic sea floor may have longest life cycle of any known organism, as it has a hibernation period of up to 100 million years.Casey ... Read more...

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Scientists discover how corals fight diseases and bleaching


August 19th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Australian researchers have achieved a breakthrough in understanding the immune system of coral reefs.Caroline Palmer, Bette Willis and John Bythell, scientists from the Australian Research Council Centre of ... Read more...

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Genes behind whether you’ll live till 100 discovered


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): A mix of around 150 variations in DNA sequence could act as an effective predictor of whether a person has the genetic artillery to live up to 100 ... Read more...

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A bacterium that eats electricity to convert CO2 into methane


April 6th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a new bacterium that feeds on electricity and uses it to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into methane, which could then be stored ... Read more...

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Math formula may be used to give advance warning of tsunami


April 1st, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists at Newcastle University, UK, have worked out a mathematical formula that could be used to give advance warning of where a tsunami is likely to hit and ... Read more...

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Humans heat-emitting ways may cancel out benefits of cuts in emissions


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Two researchers have theorized that even if humans turn to clean energy to reduce carbon emissions, the planet might carry on warming anyway due to the heat ... Read more...

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Neanderthals may have gone extinct because their cells couldnt cope with climate change


November 28th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A new hypothesis has suggested that the Neanderthals may have gone extinct because their cells couldnt cope with climate change.The extinction of Neanderthals, close relatives of modern ... Read more...

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Rich men do have more kids


September 30th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): They say money can''t buy you love, but it seems that the green notes earn people more babies, at least thats what a new UK research suggests, ... Read more...

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Conservation zones in the wrong place to protect coral reefs from global warming


August 27th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A new research has warned that conservation zones are in the wrong place to protect vulnerable coral reefs from the effects of global warming.The research, carried out ... Read more...

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Relief near for sufferers of constant erections


March 14th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): Scientists have provided relief to thousands of men who suffer from priapism, or the condition that causes prolonged erection even without an arousal, by identifying the biochemical ... Read more...

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