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Strongest earthquake in years hits northwest of Norway, no damage


May 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO, NORWAY (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Norwegian Sea northwest of Norway on late Thursday evening, making it one of the strongest tremors to hit the region in recent ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Prince Harry didn’t tell queen about his Arctic trip


August 15th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Prince Harry, who went on a charity trip to the Arctic earlier this year, kept the visit secret from his grandmother Queen Elizabeth as he believed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Polar bear mauls to death British teenager


August 5th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A British teenager was Friday mauled to death by a polar bear at a campsite in Norway, a media report said.Four others were seriously injured when ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Strong earthquake hits off Norwegian island, no tsunami alert


January 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by BNO News
JAN MAYEN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck near the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami alert was issued.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at 6.55 ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Predator X had a bite 11 times stronger than T Rex


March 17th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 17 (ANI): Analysis of the fossilized remains of a huge dinosaur, dubbed Predator X, has indicated that it boasted a bite up to 11 times as strong as that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alien atmosphere helped unfreeze ancient Earth


January 14th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Analysis of the chemical composition of 635-million-year-old rocks from the Norwegian island chain of Svalbard has revealed oxygen trapped inside the rocks, which suggests ancient Earth once ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Global seed bank” would ensure crop survival in doomsday scenario (Re-Issue)


December 31st, 2007 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): The Norwegian government has built a repository to store backup copies of as many as three million different crop varieties, to ensure that humans could regrow the crops ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Global seed bank” would ensure crop survival in doomsday scenario


December 30th, 2007 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): The Norwegian Government has built a repository to store backup copies of as many as three million different crop varieties, to ensure that humans could regrow the crops ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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