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Microbe’s ‘weird chemistry’ discovered


August 31st, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) The oxygen-rich waters of the oceans alone account for a maximum of four percent of Earth's methane. But now researchers have identified the cause as a ... Read more...

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Kothari clinches All India Snooker title


August 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Sourav Kothari of ONGC overcame India junior No.1 Laxman Rawat of Delhi 6-2 to win the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament title, ... Read more...

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Skin bones helped huge dinos survive


November 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Bones within the skin of some of the largest dinosaurs ever to roam our planet might have stored vital minerals to help them survive and bear ... Read more...

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Vitamin D boosts sperm quality


May 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Would-be fathers should spend time under the sun as its exposure boosts sperm quality, say experts.A study of 340 men found that vitamin D, produced by ... Read more...

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Oceans went oxygen-poor ‘499mn yrs ago after animals appeared on Earth’


January 6th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study at the University of California, Riverside, has found that contrary to the belief that oceans became oxygen-rich about 600 million years ago and stayed that ... Read more...

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Arsenic Bacteria Heralds New Era In Search For Life


December 5th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The announcement made by the U.S. space agency NASA about the discovery of a new kind of bacteria that can not only grow in the presence ... Read more...

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Chocolates made of jaggery developed in UP


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), Dec.3 (ANI): Pantnagar University of Agriculture and Technology scientists have developed chocolates made of jaggery in Uttarakhand's Pantnagar District.The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, an apex organisation that promotes research ... Read more...

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NASA Announces Existence Of Bacteria Thriving On Arsenic


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the past few days, NASA has been keeping everyone in anxiety as it gave a hint about the existence of extra-terrestrial life. The space agency ... Read more...

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‘Nature’s batteries’ could have been an energy source for early life


May 26th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Researchers may have stumbled upon new clues to the origin of early life on Earth.The team at the University of Leeds found that a compound known as pyrophosphite ... Read more...

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20 dolphins die of poisoning


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Some 20 pink dolphins were apparently poisoned and killed by poachers in Bazagan Lagoon in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, the Lima press said. According to the daily ... Read more...

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Vitamin D2 effectively treats vitamin D deficiency


October 27th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine researchers has shown that 50,000 International Units (IU) of vitamin D2, given weekly for eight weeks, effectively ... Read more...

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Quantum computer chips come one step closer to reality


October 16th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University in the US have discovered a way to make quantum devices using technology common to the chip-making industry today, which might one day ... Read more...

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Lightning may have cooked ‘dinner’ for early life


July 14th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that early life in the form of microbes may have relied on lightning to cook their dinner.When lightning strikes sand or ... Read more...

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Scientists discover ’snow roots’


June 12th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a previously unknown and entirely unique form of plant root, which unlike normal roots, extend upward through layers of snow.Lead Scientist Professor Hans Cornelissen ... Read more...

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Vitamin D may help avert aging related-mental slide


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, may help to stave off the mental decline that accompanies old age, says a new study.Researchers from the Peninsula Medical School, the ... Read more...

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Healthy adults with high phosphate levels at greater atherosclerosis risk


November 14th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Adults with higher levels of phosphate in the blood are at an increased risk of developing atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries, says a new study.The research ... Read more...

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No dearth of fertilisers for rabi crop, says government


November 7th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) There is no dearth of fertilisers for rabi crop this season, the government said here Friday."We are committed to ensure adequate supply of fertilisers. It is available ... Read more...

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United Phosphorous to raise $75 mn in loan


October 16th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Agro-chemical major United Phosphorus Ltd (UPL) is raising around $75 million in loan from the International Financial Corp (IFC) to fund its expansion as well as new projects ... Read more...

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Childhood dairy intake strengthens kids bones as teens


August 14th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Childhood dairy intake has a significant impact on the adolescent bone health, including bone density, bone mineral content, and bone area, according to a new study.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Saharan dust storms sustain life in Atlantic Ocean


July 21st, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Saharan dust storms help sustain life over large regions of the North Atlantic Ocean, according to a latest study. Liverpool University researchers found that plants are able to ... Read more...

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Air monitoring can anticipate possible changes in ecosystems


June 26th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new research has determined that when rain settles the atmosphere and brings air pollutants to the ground, it can have a lasting effect on ecosystems, which ... Read more...

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An eco-friendly barley that farm animals can eat as well


June 17th, 2008 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) A new strain of barley that could be a boon to the environment and for farm animals has been developed by agricultural scientists. Dubbed "clearwater", the barley is ... Read more...

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Enzyme replacement therapy may help treat congenital form of rickets


May 31st, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 31 (ANI): In a study on mice, researchers at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research have successfully discovered that enzyme replacement therapy may act as a potential treatment ... Read more...

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Enzymes from carnivorous plants could help in development of new antibacterial products


February 1st, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers have discovered enzymes in insect-eating plants known as Nepenthes alata, which could help in the development of new antibacterial products.According to a report in Nature News, these ... Read more...

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