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New study brings quantum computing one step closer


January 20th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, UK, has come one step closer to building a solid-state quantum computer.The team successfully entangled 10 billion pairs of ... Read more...

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Eating fruit, veggies linked to a lower risk of dying from heart disease


January 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): People who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease - the most common form of heart disease, says a European ... Read more...

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New studies claim no evidence of time before Big Bang


December 11th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): A recent study had claimed that concentric rings within the cosmic microwave background could provide evidence of black holes that collided in the past, before our Universe existed ... Read more...

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India “below today’s application threshold” in net services


October 19th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has characterized India "below today's application threshold" in quality and penetration of net services.This study, conducted by the University of Oxford (UK) and University ... Read more...

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Endometriosis compromises women’s work productivity


June 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): In the first of its kind study of the societal impact of endometriosis, researchers have found a significant loss of work productivity among those women who suffer from ... Read more...

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Giving patients oxygen to inhale during heart attack ‘not beneficial’


June 16th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists claim that there's no evidence to support the fact that giving patients oxygen to inhale during a heart attack is beneficial.A new Cochrane Systematic Review says that ... Read more...

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Topical treatments offer effective local pain relief


June 16th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Gels, creams and sprays containing painkillers such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, ketoprofen, and piroxicam are safe and effective treatments for local pain, according to researchers.Cochrane Researchers say that topical ... Read more...

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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...

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Scientists create revolutionary photographic technique


February 15th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed revolutionary way of capturing a high-resolution still image alongside very high-speed video.The team, led by Dr Peter Kohl, was funded by ... Read more...

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Scientists find gene that makes some birds more curious than others


February 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists, in a new research, have found that some great tit populations are more curious than others because they have a gene related to individual variation in exploratory ... Read more...

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Computer simulations may be overstating impact of climate change on biodiversity


November 7th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 7 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that some large-scale computer simulations may be overestimating the impact of climate change on biodiversity in some regions.According to a report ... Read more...

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Global warming may increase volcanic eruptions


September 18th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): A team of geologists is trying to gather data in an attempt to understand how global warming will increase the explosivity of volcanic eruptions.As increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide ... Read more...

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Men and women smokers equally face risk of death from tobacco


September 1st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): With the number of women smokers rising day-by-day, researchers have warned that about a quarter of both men and women, who smoke throughout adult life, may die due ... Read more...

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Fashion may have emerged 80,000 years ago in form of shell beads


August 26th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): A new study by an international team of researchers from France, South Africa, Germany, Israel and the UK has confirmed that 80,000-year-old shell beads found in caves in ... Read more...

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Advent of stone microblades set off ancient population boom in Indian subcontinent


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the advent of stone microblades set the stage for the Indian subcontinent's explosive population growth.The easy-to-manufacture tools - also known as microliths ... Read more...

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Amphibians like to mate under a full Moon


July 14th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that amphibians around the world synchronize their mating activity by the full Moon.According to a report by BBC News, this global phenomenon has never been ... Read more...

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Novel genetic test improves pregnancy rates in older women


June 30th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Scientists from University of Oxford, UK claim to have developed a new less invasive genetic test that has found to greatly improve pregnancy rates in older women with ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel entire mouse genome


May 27th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): An international team of scientists has successfully sequenced the entire mouse genome, which they say, will help explain what distinguishes our genome from that of the lab mouse.Mice ... Read more...

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Gorilla mums clap hands to keep their families together


May 9th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Female gorillas deliberately clap their hands to attract the attention of male silverbacks and infants over long distances, which helps them keep their family together, according to a ... Read more...

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Negative results of clinical trials dont always get published


January 21st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): While trials showing a positive treatment effect, or those with important or striking findings easily make it to the pages of scientific journals, studies that come out ... Read more...

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People, environment should be kept in mind while constructing buildings


December 14th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Architects should keep human and environmental situation when designing buildings, according to Kingston Heath, a professor of historic preservation at the University of Oregon.He said that a ... Read more...

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Invasive plant species predate humans arrival on Galapagos Islands


July 18th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Fossil remains have proved that certain plants found on the Galapagos Islands, which were thought to be invasive species brought there by humans, have actually grown there ... Read more...

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New device uses carbon nanotubes to rate chillis hotness


May 13th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new device that takes the help of carbon nanotubes to provide an objective and cost effective way to rate how hot a particular ... Read more...

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