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Protein from 600,000-year-old mammoth sheds light on ancient fossils


March 31st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): The successful extraction of protein from the bones of a 600,000-year-old mammoth by researchers from the University of York and Manchester, has paved the way for the identification ... Read more...

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People change names on Facebook ‘to escape evidence of wild youth’


November 9th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): A survey has revealed that several young people are on a name-changing spree on Facebook in order to escape their digital footprint.Google chief executive was right when ... Read more...

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Briton with sexsomnia walks free in sexual assault case


October 29th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) In a landmark case, a Briton has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman because he suffers from "sexsomnia", a media report said Friday.The rare medical condition caused ... Read more...

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Brit man cleared of attack on woman because he suffers from ’sexsomnia’


October 29th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A Brit man has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman because he suffers from a rare medical condition called 'sexsomnia'.The condition caused window fitter Darren Greenwood to ... Read more...

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Brit man accused of groping woman claims he suffers from ’sexsomnia’


October 28th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A Brit man who allegedly groped a woman told jury at Chelmsford Crown Court that he suffered from a rare medical condition called "sexsomnia".Darren Greenwood, 33, insisted he ... Read more...

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Bottle that uses UV rays to sterilise water wins UK leg of James Dyson Award


August 4th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): A design and technology graduate from Britain has won the James Dyson Award for a bottle that uses ultraviolet light to sterilise drinking water.Timothy Whitehead, from Loughborough University, ... Read more...

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Note teaspoon sizes to avoid drug overdose in children


July 16th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Parents should not give their children medicine from an ordinary teaspoon because of the risk of overdose, experts have warned. A survey has found that a child could easily ... Read more...

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Using domestic spoons to give kids medicine ups overdose risk


July 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Scientists have warned parents that using domestic spoons to give children medicines could lead to overdoses.The researchers studied 71 teaspoons and 49 tablespoons collected from 25 households in ... Read more...

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How volcanoes snuffed out ocean life 100 million years ago


February 1st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a spate of volcanic activity may have triggered environmental changes that led to widespread destruction of life in the oceans some 100 ... Read more...

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Go public to achieve success in kicking the butt


January 25th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): Telling your family and friends when trying to quit smoking can significantly help you achieve success, reveals a new study.In the research involving 1424 Australians two thirds said ... Read more...

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Climate change accelerating faster than expected


November 26th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 26 (ANI): A group of international scientists has said that the most recent observations show that climate change is accelerating faster than expected.According to a report by ABC News, the ... Read more...

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Carbonyl Sulphide gas saved the world from freezing over 3 billion years ago


August 19th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): A team of scientists has determined that Carbonyl Sulphide gas warmed the world and saved it from freezing over during the Archean eon more than 3 billion years ... Read more...

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How obesity leads to diabetes


July 9th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Monash University researchers have found how obesity leads to type 2 diabetes - a finding that could lead to the design of a drug to prevent the disease. ... Read more...

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Earliest humans walked on anatomically modern feet 1.5 million years ago


February 27th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have found ancient footprints in Kenya that show some of the earliest humans walked like us and did so on anatomically modern feet 1.5 million years ... Read more...

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Faulty immune reaction implicated in epilepsy


November 24th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Studies in mice conducted by American and Italian researchers suggest that a faulty immune reaction may be responsible for the development of epilepsy. The latest research looked at ... Read more...

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Giant spinning eddies have profound influence on marine life and worlds climate


September 10th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): New studies of the Southern Ocean are revealing previously unknown features of giant spinning eddies that have a profound influence on marine life and on the worlds ... Read more...

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