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Life on Mars found but destroyed by mistake


April 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Bungling NASA scientists are believed to have found tiny live microbes on Mars - but mistakenly killed them by boiling them alive, a media report said ... Read more...

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Buying drugs online fraught with risks


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Buying drugs online may be dangerous as they could contain prohibited substances, a researcher says."It is clear that consumers are buying products that they think contain ... Read more...

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87yr-old billionaire plans to celebrate 125th birthday!


March 7th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): Californian billionaire David Murdock, who is already planning to celebrate his 125th birthday, is spending his money on plant food so that he can live till that long.The ... Read more...

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Neanderthals cooked and ate vegetables


December 29th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Neanderthals' diet was not confined to meat alone but they also cooked and ate vegetables, a study has found.Researchers in the US have found grains of cooked plant ... Read more...

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First complete remains of dinosaur’s ancestor found in China


October 29th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have discovered the complete remains of a pivotal ancestor of Earth's largest land animals - the sauropod dinosaurs, in China.The new species, tentatively ... Read more...

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How a vegetarian diet can prevent cancer


October 28th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): It's a known fact that vegetarian diet helps fight cancer, but a new research suggests that plants may protect us from cancer in a far more novel way ... Read more...

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Apples with extra healthy punch on the way


August 30th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Scientists have cracked the genetic code for Golden Delicious, a variety of apple, that paves the way to crunchier, juicier, healthier fruits. The breakthrough is already being used to ... Read more...

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Take big bites to lose weight


April 17th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) The age-old advice to chew your food properly may not always be best for your health. Research shows that taking bigger bites and chewing less was better for ... Read more...

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Chinese factories supplying new ‘legal highs’ to Brit dealers


March 29th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): A new probe into "legal highs" has found that Chinese chemical factories are supplying drugs like mephedrone and methylone to British dealers.The investigation also uncovered plans to outsmart ... Read more...

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Blackcurrants may ease asthma


March 29th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Natural chemicals from blackcurrants may ease breathing in some types of asthma, says a new study. Researchers from Plant & Food Research (PFR), a New Zealand government owned ... Read more...

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First spider that dines mainly on vegetarian fare discovered


October 13th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 13 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the first spider that dines primarily on vegetarian fare.There are approximately 40,000 species of spiders in the world, all of which have been thought to ... Read more...

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Eating animal fat may raise pancreatic cancer risk


June 27th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A high-fat diet full of red meat and dairy products can increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, says a new study.The research has been published online June 26 ... Read more...

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Turmeric can also reduce inflammation of bowel


April 21st, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Curcumin, the major yellow constituent of turmeric powder, considered auspicious in India, also reduces inflammation of the bowel. This discovery may pave the way for diet-based treatments ... Read more...

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Raw tomatoes may not be as healthy as you think


April 20th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Tomatoes eaten raw might not be so healthy, says a new study, because our digestive tract can only process a tiny amount of lycopene, an antioxidant found abundantly ... Read more...

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Plants and flowers can grow in Moon rocks


April 17th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
London, April 17 (ANI): Scientists with the European Space Agency (ESA) have shown that plants and flowers can be grown on the Moon by demonstrating that marigolds can grow in crushed ... Read more...

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