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Study of parasite behaviour holds hope for sleeping sickness disease


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A study of a sleeping sickness parasite by the University of Edinburgh researchers could help offer new treatments for the disease.Scientists have found that the parasite, which can ... Read more...

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Stem cells could cure ’silent thief of sight’


March 12th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): In a first, medical experts have reported a major scientific breakthrough wherein stem cells could be used in the battle to cure blindness in humans.Using animals in lab ... Read more...

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How MI6 became one of the most respected spy agencies


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): MI6 has launched a new book about its official history, 'History Of The Secret Intelligence Service (1909-1949)'.The Secret Intelligence Service could have gone further, but the historian delving ... Read more...

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James Bond ‘based on real life MI6 special agent’


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): A new history of the Secret Intelligence Service has revealed that one of James Bond's most famous scenes was inspired by the wartime exploits of an MI6 spy.The ... Read more...

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Brit spies used semen to write top-secret letters


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): British spies used semen to write top-secret letters, it has emerged.Spooks at MI6 discovered the bodily fluid could be used as an invisible ink, as it glows brightly ... Read more...

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Britain’s secret service had ‘no licence to kill’: Author


September 21st, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (DPA) The veil of secrecy which traditionally surrounds operations of Britain's secret service was partially lifted Tuesday with the publication of the first authorised history of MI6, the country's ... Read more...

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Scientist offers better ways to engineer Earth’s climate to prevent global warming


September 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A University of Calgary climate scientist has said that there may be better ways to engineer the planet's climate to prevent dangerous global warming than mimicking volcanoes."Releasing engineered ... Read more...

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Women really are better at multitasking than men


July 18th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): An age-old complaint that men are incapable of doing more than one thing at once may be right after all - a new study has shown that that ... Read more...

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New findings on sleeping sickness pave way for novel treatments


June 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): New revelations about the parasite that causes sleeping sickness could lead to new avenues of research into treatments for the disease.Scientists studying the parasite - which is spread ... Read more...

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Boys read much as girls, but prefer less challenging books


March 1st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 01 (ANI): A new study has found than boys read as much as girls, but prefer far less challenging books.The reading habits coinciding with national curriculum test results of 100,000 ... Read more...

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Herschel Space Observatory sheds new light on how stars and galaxies are made


December 19th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 19 (ANI): The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a preview of the first science results from the Herschel Space Observatory, which would provide valuable new information about how stars ... Read more...

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T2K Japan experiment begins search for mysterious neutrinos


November 25th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): Particle physicists working on the T2K (Tokai-to-Kamioka) neutrino experiment in Japan have detected the first neutrinos, which are fundamental particles that are amongst the least understood in the ... Read more...

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ALICE achieves energy recovery at 11 million volts


December 17th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have successfully demonstrated energy recovery on the ALICE advanced particle accelerator design, creating a beam with a total energy of 11 million electron ... Read more...

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Wobbly planets could reveal Earth-like moons with the potential to support life


December 12th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A new research has found that Earth-like moons with the potential to support life, can be found by looking at wobbles in the velocity of the planets ... Read more...

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Scientists spot sweet molecule in space germane to alien life


November 26th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A team of scientists has detected an organic sugar molecule that is directly linked to the origin of life, in a region of our galaxy where planets ... Read more...

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