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Lichen can survive in hostile space conditions


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 24 (IANS) You can freeze it, thaw it, vacuum dry it and expose it to radiation, but lichen can still survive. In 2008, scientists from the European Space ... Read more...

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Researchers create antidote to deadly bio-attacks


April 20th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 20 (IANS) Researchers seem to have found a way to protect against deadly chemical attacks, such as Tokyo subway sarin incident, that left 13 people dead and ... Read more...

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Fukushima workers admit being on a ” suicide mission”


March 18th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.18 (ANI): Brave technicians fighting to avoid a nuclear catastrophe in Japan have sent heart-breaking messages to their families while admitting that they know they are on a " suicide mission." The ... Read more...

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Bird flu: culling operations on in West Bengal, Assam (Lead)


December 23rd, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Guwahati, Dec 23 (IANS) Over 30,000 poultry have been culled in bird flu-hit Malda district of West Bengal while in Assam culling operations have been affected in some areas due to resistance ... Read more...

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Over 22,000 poultry culled in bird flu-hit Malda


December 21st, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Over 22,000 poultry birds have been culled since Tuesday in West Bengal's bird flu-hit Malda district, a state minister said Sunday."About 22,500 chickens and ducks have been culled ... Read more...

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Over 20,000 poultry culled in West Bengal


December 20th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Over 20,000 poultry have been culled since Tuesday in West Bengal's bird flu-hit Malda district, a state minister said Saturday."Veterinary workers have culled over 20,000 chickens and ducks ... Read more...

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155 poultry culled in West Bengal’s bird flu-hit Malda


December 17th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Full-fledged operations to tackle bird flu have began in West Bengal's Malda district, where the spread of the deadly H5N1 virus was confirmed Monday, but only 155 poultry ... Read more...

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Pictures - White Powder Sent To McCain’s Denver, Colorado Campaign Headquarters


August 22nd, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by admin
CENTENNIAL, CO - AUGUST 21: Members of a hazardous materials team wear protective suits as they head into Republican presidential candidate John McCains campaign office August 21, 2008 in Centennial, Colorado. ... Read more...

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Viking DNA retrieved from 1,000-year-old skeletons


May 28th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (IANS) Scientists have extracted authentic DNA from ancient Viking skeletons, deftly skirting around many of the problems past researchers faced in preserving their purity. Wearing protective suits, researchers removed ... 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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715 high-rises in Delhi fail to comply fire safety norms


April 13th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Delhi Fire Service last year disconnected essential supplies to 715 high rise buildings in the city for failing to comply with the safety norms, a top ... Read more...

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Culling of infected birds begins in Tripura


April 8th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, Apr 8 (ANI): Authorities in Tripura today began culling of poultry birds, infected with H5N1 virus, in the remote villages of the state.Around 100 health workers wearing protective suits and ... Read more...

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High security animal laboratory to be set up in Orissa


March 31st, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, March 31 (IANS) A high security laboratory, which would be one of its kind in Southeast Asia, will be set up in Orissa this year to fight foot and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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