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Complete structure of HIV’s outer shell revealed


January 20th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists have determined the structure of the protein package that delivers the genetic material of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to human cells.The study was carried out by ... Read more...

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NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft nearing edge of Solar System


December 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): NASA's long-running Voyager 1 spacecraft is nearing the edge of our solar system after 33 years.Now hurtling toward interstellar space some 10.8 billion miles from the Sun, Voyager ... Read more...

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Lodha realtor to build India’s tallest 101-floor building


May 25th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), entrusted with the infrastructure development of the city, Tuesday got a bid of Rs.4053 crore for its proposed 101-storeyed Iconic ... Read more...

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Gymnastic training improves bone health in girls


May 6th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Long-term rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on bone density among adolescent girls, a new study shows. Symeon Tournis, who led the study at the University of Athens in Greece, ... Read more...

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Gymnastic training boosts girls’ bone health


May 6th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Long-term elite rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on volumetric bone density and bone geometry in adolescent girls, according to a new study.The study will be published in The ... Read more...

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Bread baked with rye kernel more filling


February 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Wholegrain bread is good for you, as most people know. But it is not only the fibre-rich bran, the outer shell of the grain, that is healthy. Research ... Read more...

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South Korea to ban single-hulled tankers’ entry


December 6th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 6 (IANS) South Korea will ban the entry of oil tankers having only one hull in its vessels from 2011 as part of its efforts to prevent oil spills and ... Read more...

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Nanomedicine shows promise for treating spinal cord injuries


November 9th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 9 (ANI): A new approach using nano-spheres shows promise in repairing damaged nerve fibers in spinal cord injuries, according to researchers.Experts from Purdue University found that the synthetic "copolymer micelles" ... Read more...

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Astronomers obtain sharpest ever views of supergiant star Betelgeuse


July 30th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, July 30 (ANI): Using different state-of-the-art techniques on ESO's (European Southern Observatory's) Very Large Telescope, two independent teams of astronomers have obtained the sharpest ever views of the supergiant star Betelgeuse. ... Read more...

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Swine flu vaccine development efforts hastened worldwide following alert from WHO


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Having issued an alert that a pandemic may be imminent, the World Health Organization (WHO) has prompted scientists worldwide to accelerate their efforts to develop a swine flu ... Read more...

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Second engine of flight 1549 recovered from Hudson river


January 24th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 24 (ANI): Rescue workers have found the missing left engine of US Airways flight 1549 from the murky waters of the Hudson River, more than a week after ... Read more...

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Mystery of volcanic activity migration on Mars explained


December 16th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A geophysicist has provided a possible explanation for the migration of volcanic activity on Mars.According to CU-Boulder Geophysicist Shijie Zhong, the shell-like outer plate of the ... Read more...

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Universal flu vaccine being tested


September 6th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A universal flu vaccine, which could mean an end to the annual jab, is being tested on volunteers in Britain, BBC reported. If successful, the vaccine developed by ... Read more...

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Bacterial cells, artificial vesicles use sugar components to talk


June 6th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Nottingham (UK) have been able to facilitate a conversation between bacterial cells and artificial polymer vesicles.Cameron Alexander and George Pasparakis at the ... Read more...

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US spacecraft finds Mars colder than expected


May 16th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, May 16 (Xinhua) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that the crust and upper mantle of Mars are stiffer and colder than previously thought. The new observations from ... Read more...

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Internal liquid ocean beneath Europas icy crust may host life


May 15th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists have determined that poles on Jupiters moon Europa may have wandered by almost 90 degrees, an extreme shift that suggests the existence of an internal liquid ... Read more...

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Geochemical signature found only in Indian Ocean discovered in Arctic Ocean


May 1st, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Scientists probing volcanic rocks from deep under the frozen surface of the Arctic Ocean have discovered a special geochemical signature until now found only in the Indian ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal how dengue virus matures, becomes infectious


March 28th, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Biologists at Purdue University have found how the dengue virus matures and becomes infectious.Dengue is prevalent in Southeast Asia, Central America and South America. The virus, which ... Read more...

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Ant guts may hold secrets of more effective drugs


March 26th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Researchers have identified two key proteins that aid one of the two groups of pathogenic bacteria develop the protective coating that is their defence against the world.The ... Read more...

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Mystery of what caused the brightest Supernova seems to be solved


November 15th, 2007 - 10:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, seem to have solved the mystery of what caused the brightest Supernova, for they have revealed that an extremely massive ... Read more...

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