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Styris backing Wright’s ‘batting expertise’ to revive New Zealand’s ODI slump

February 16th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 16(ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris reckons that John Wright has been an influential presence in the team since he took on the coach's role two months ago."John's batting expertise ... Read more...

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Eating fruits and veggies may cut lung cancer risk

September 1st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): A diverse diet of fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of lung cancer - especially if you smoke, says a new study."Although quitting smoking is the most ... Read more...

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Water content of moon interior underestimated: Study

June 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The volume of water molecules locked inside minerals in the Moon's interior could exceed the amount of water in the Great Lakes here on Earth, NASA-funded scientists claim.The ... Read more...

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Capello mulls over seeding procedure

December 2nd, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 2 (ANI): England football coach Fabio Capello is mulling over whether his team will be among the eight seeded teams in Friday's draw, which will finally assemble all 32 contestants ... Read more...

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Soon, metals might heal just like human skin

August 4th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Scientists are working on transferring the self-healing effect of human skin to materials, in the form of evenly distributed fluid-filled capsules into the electroplated layer of metals, which ... Read more...

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Ants promptly dispose off dead to protect colony

May 6th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Ants promptly dispose off their dead to protect the colony from infection. But how do they know an ant is dead? The understanding among entomologists (who study insects) was ... Read more...

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1,000-year-old authentic Viking DNA extracted from skeletons

May 28th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A team of scientists has been successful in extracting authentic DNA from ancient Viking skeletons, which date back to 1,000 years.The Viking DNA was extracted by Jorgen ... Read more...

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Common virus may serve as target for deadly brain tumour vaccine

May 18th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers at the Dukes Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center have found that by targeting a common virus, doctors may be able to prolong the lives of ... Read more...

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Are humans hardwired for fair play?

April 17th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Is fairness simply a ruse, something we adopt only when we secretly see an advantage in it for ourselves? Many psychologists have in recent years moved away from ... Read more...

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Scientists come one step closer to understanding superconductivity

December 22nd, 2007 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Researchers at University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have made an advancement in understanding the superconductivity phenomena, that can have a major impact on energy use ... Read more...

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