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Scientists discover T. Rex’s feathered kin


April 8th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) Paleontologists have known that small dinosaurs had bird-like feathers, but now three specimens of new tyrannosauroid (T. Rex family) show that at least one much larger ... Read more...

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Water found on Jupiter moon


November 17th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) NASA's Galileo spacecraft has found evidence of water beneath the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa, researchers said.The data suggest there is significant exchange between Europa's ... Read more...

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Dead Sea floor craters teeming with life


September 30th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Scientists have found giant craters at the bottom of the Dead Sea, teeming with bug infested fresh water. The Dead Sea, which lies on the border ... Read more...

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Bugs can destroy toxins in polluted groundwater


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Bugs can safely destroy dangerous toxins in groundwater, leaching from solvents in plastic effluents.A trial by researchers has shown that they could be used to clean ... Read more...

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Australia suspends flights due to Chile volcanic ash


June 12th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY (BNO NEWS) -- Tens of thousands of travelers have been left stranded in Australia after airlines cancelled flights to Melbourne, Tasmania and New Zealand due to volcanic ash spreading from an ... Read more...

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Two killed as angry Chinese farmer sets off car bombs (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) At least two people were killed and six injured Thursday morning when a farmer, venting his anger at a court ruling, set off three car bombs ... Read more...

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Kilauea volcano spews lava 65 ft into the air


March 7th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Honolulu, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hawaii Kilauea volcano has greatly increased its activities. Scientists are closely monitoring the eruption after lava was spewed about 65 ft into the sky. The volcano ... Read more...

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Saturnian moon may have fizzy ocean capable of harbouring life


January 29th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29 (ANI): Saturnian moon Enceladus may have a fizzy ocean capable of harbouring life, suggests new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.The findings could explain the vast icy plumes of water ... Read more...

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Gulf spill study shows long-term toxic effect of dispersants


January 27th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution examines the impact the deep-water residue of oil and dispersant-which some say has its own toxic effects-might have had ... Read more...

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Bacteria ate up methane from Gulf spill, say scientists


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Bacteria consumed the methane released from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico within about four months, say scientists."It was remarkable. We had gone out ... Read more...

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Fireworks blast kills at least 12 in central China


December 20th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
CHANGSHA, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from a powerful fireworks explosion in central China on Friday has risen to twelve, state-run media reported on Sunday.The blast happened on Friday at ... Read more...

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At least 27 killed, 100 injured in Bangladesh factory fire


December 14th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BNO NEWS) -- At least 27 people were killed on Tuesday and over 100 others were injured when a fire broke out at a factory near Dhaka, the capital city ... Read more...

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Large cargo plane crashes at airport in northern Mexico


November 25th, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Plumes of smoke were rising from an area close to an airport in northern Mexico on Wednesday after a plane had crashed there, authorities said.Mexican media reported ... Read more...

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Over 100 killed, 500 missing as Tsunami hits Indonesia after 7.2 magnitude earthquake


October 26th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Oct.26 (ANI): At least 108 people died and over 500 went missing after earthquake of 7.2 Richter Scale caused Tsunami here on Monday in Mentawai islands.The epicenter of the quake ... Read more...

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Another Oil Rig Explosion In The Gulf Of Mexico Coast, No Spill Reported


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday another offshore oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico area near the site of the disastrous British Petroleum oil spill triggering fear of ... Read more...

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Did bacteria make a clean sweep of BP oil spill?


August 27th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Scientists claim to have solved the mystery of the disappearing oil from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They believe that billions of oil-eating bugs have ... Read more...

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Black carbon ‘contributes’ to global warming


July 30th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A researcher has found that black carbon that emanates from diesel engine exhaust and cooking fires contributes towards global warming.Increasing the ratio of black carbon to sulphate in ... Read more...

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Gulf of Mexico disaster “is US’ environmental 9/11″, says Obama


June 14th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14(ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has said that the Gulf of Mexico disaster "echoes 9/11" because it will change the nation's psyche for years to come.The massive ongoing oil ... Read more...

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‘I can’t suck Gulf of Mexico oil spill with a straw,’ says Obama


June 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12(ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama had recently told Louisiana residents battling against the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that he cannot "suck it up with a straw".The massive ... Read more...

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Small ash emission from a Cleveland, OH volcano


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
CLEVELAND, OHIO (BNO NEWS) – A volcano in Cleveland, Ohio emitted on Monday night a small ash cloud, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) announced on Tuesday. The cloud was visible in a satellite ... Read more...

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BP Has Not Bequeathed Accurate Data


May 21st, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Taking a tough stand on the subject of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration has articulated that British Petroleum (BP) ... Read more...

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Three journalists shot, as Thai Army moves in with force to smash Red Shirts’ siege


May 19th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): Gun battles broke out between the Thailand military and protesters inside the Red Shirts rally base in central Bangkok this morning. An Associated Press photographer has seen three foreign ... Read more...

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New research may explain mysterious dents in Earth’s gravitational field


May 10th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Scientists have made an advance in understanding the mysterious dents in our planet's gravitational field.On sailing towards the centre of the Indian Ocean and a loss in one's ... Read more...

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Three killed, five injured in Swat bomb blast


May 1st, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May.1 (ANI): At least three persons were killed and five others sustained serious injuries in a bomb blast in a commercial area in the Swat valley's Mingora area on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Newly discovered fossils reveal how dinosaur feathers changed with age


April 29th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Analysis of newfound fossils of a feathered dinosaur has suggested that the extinct reptiles might have had a diversity in plumage types that puts modern birds to ... Read more...

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Musician releases song to aid pronunciation of Iceland volcano Eyjafjallajokull!


April 21st, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A musician in Iceland has composed a light-hearted song in a bid to help people with the pronunciation of the name of the volcano, which has caused travel ... Read more...

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Indian carriers to fly polar route to US, Canada


April 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian carriers Air India, Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines will now fly to the US and Canada taking the polar route, an official said Monday. The polar route ... Read more...

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Icelandic volcanic ash will ground UK for days to come


April 18th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18(ANI): UK's airspace faces the possibility of not being is use this coming week because the cloud of volcanic ash hovering over the country threatens to stay put until Friday. ... Read more...

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Act now, or you’ll have e-waste mountain, UN tells India


February 24th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Feb 24 (IANS) India, China and other developing countries face "the spectre of hazardous e-waste mountains" unless they step up action to collect and recycle e-waste, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) ... Read more...

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12 killed in Baghdad hotel bombings


January 25th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 25 (DPA) Three large explosions ripped through hotels in the centre of the Iraqi capital Monday, state Iraqi television reported, with police putting the toll at 12 killed and 25 ... Read more...

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50 percent of plume shooting out of geysers on Enceladus could be ice


December 21st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 21 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has revealed that as much as 50 percent of the plume shooting out of geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus could be ice.According ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft makes deepest dive yet into Saturn moon’s jets to find life


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 3 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has made its deepest plunge yet into the plumes of Saturn's moon Enceladus, which might reveal complex organic molecules that could hint at life.Researchers have ... Read more...

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Six killed as Taliban storm UN guesthouse in Kabul (Second Lead)


October 28th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 28 (IANS) At least six people, including UN personnel, were killed Wednesday morning when heavily armed Taliban fighters stormed a UN guesthouse in the Afghan capital. Fierce gunbattles broke out ... Read more...

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Boeing 707 crashes near United Arab Emirates airport


October 21st, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by BNO News
SHARJAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (BNO NEWS) -- A Boeing 707 cargo plane crashed near Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, officials told BNO News.The crash happened around 3.30 ... Read more...

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World’s first thermal images of Moon’s dark side unveiled


October 8th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 8 (ANI): The world's first thermal images of the dark side of the moon have been unveiled.According to a report in the Telegraph, the pictures were captured by a specialist ... Read more...

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