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Snake-like robo discovers how lizards swim through the sand

February 25th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have successfully found how lizards manage to swim their way through desert sands.Using a snake-like robot, the researchers at the Georgia Institute Of Technology in the U.S. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Powerful solar flare disrupts ground communications on Earth

February 19th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): An internationally known space weather expert has said that a powerful solar flare that has triggered one of the largest space weather storms in at least four years ... Read more...

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Good deeds won’t help you evade blame

February 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Great performance or good behaviour may bring respect and admiration, but they won't help us evade blame when we trip, says a new study. Participants in the study ... Read more...

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Tata funds research project on water as auto fuel

December 31st, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 31 (IANS) India's top industrialist Ratan Tata has funded a research project in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to use hydrogen from water as an alternative fuel to drive ... Read more...

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Pet dogs can transform lives of the disabled

November 22nd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Pet dogs can transform the lives of the disabled, including autistic children, researchers say.There is a growing awareness that dogs can play a key role in ending ... Read more...

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Study: Wandering mind makes you sad

November 15th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study have found that wandering mind is not good for your mood. It is estimated that almost half of the time that we are ... Read more...

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Why horror movie music is so scary

May 27th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 27 (ANI): UCLA researchers claimed to have solved the mystery of why horror-flick music causes goosebumps.According to the boffins, freak-out film scores, from the screeching violins to the two ... Read more...

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Tropical regions to be hardest hit by fisheries shifts caused by climate change

October 9th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 9 (ANI): A new study has determined that major shifts in fisheries distribution due to climate change will affect food security in tropical regions most adversely.The study was led by ... Read more...

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Brain’s immune system may cause chronic seizures

July 7th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that chronic seizures caused by traumatic head injuries might occur due to chemicals released by the brain's immune system attempting to repair the ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding ‘leads to better academic achievement’

June 13th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new study has found a link between breastfeeding and better academic performance.According to American University professor Joseph Sabia and University of Colorado Denver professor Daniel Rees, nursing ... Read more...

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Avian flu study offers insight into swine flu outbreak

April 30th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study examining the mechanisms underlying transmission of combined avian-human viruses has shed light on how virus outbreaks like that of the current swine flu come about. ... Read more...

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You can really enjoy an experience, when you hear about it from others

March 25th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) If you want to know to what extent you will enjoy an experience, you are better off knowing the extent to which someone else enjoyed it before. "Rather ... Read more...

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Wealthier mens women have more orgasms

January 18th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Women are programmed to be gold diggers, claim scientists, who found that the wealthier the man is, the more frequently his partner has orgasms.Womens orgasm frequency ... Read more...

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Computer scientists crack Internet security of the future

November 1st, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 1 (ANI): Dutch researchers have shown that the so-called McEliece encryption system, a candidate for the security of Internet traffic in the age of the quantum computer in future, ... Read more...

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Bird flu virus-based vaccine can protect both humans and pets

October 20th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): US researchers have found that a single vaccine could be used to protect chickens, cats and humans against deadly flu pandemics.Based on a bird flu virus, the ... Read more...

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Having kids can mean end of marital bliss

May 8th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 8 (ANI): Thought marriage, money and kids were the cornerstone of happiness? Well, in that case, heres something new for you having children will send your martial bliss in ... Read more...

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Researchers develop technique to reversibly transfer data from light to sound

December 14th, 2007 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 14 (ANI): Researchers have developed a technique to transfer data reversibly from light to sound, which they say may lead to designing super-fast optical communications networks in future.This experiment ... Read more...

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