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Asteroid bigger than aircraft carrier closing in

November 6th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) An asteroid larger than an aircraft carrier will dart between the Earth and Moon Tuesday. It will be the closest encounter by such a huge space ... Read more...

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Kids ‘born today will suffer an extra year of disabilities’

December 16th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers have found that life expectancy is rising but that in return people born now will have to cope with disability or a long-term illness for an extra ... Read more...

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Longer life spans scarred by more sickness

December 14th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Longer life spans are scarred by more number of years of sickness than before, reveals a new study. Indeed, a 20-year-old today can expect to live one less ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games is more nostalgia, less sports

September 28th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) If anything, the Commonwealth Games provide a lingering aroma of the British empire that in these modern times only evokes nostalgia and little else of ... Read more...

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg Wants 9/11 Terror Trials Shift

January 29th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the growing opposition to hold the trials of the 9/11 terror suspects in Manhattan, the White House has asked the ... Read more...

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Ecosystems need to shift a quarter mile each year to keep pace with global warming

December 24th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): A new study led by scientists at the Carnegie Institution in the US has determined that the average ecosystem will need to shift about a quarter mile each ... Read more...

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People entering their 60s may face high disability rates

November 13th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): People who are entering their 60s may have far more disabilities today than their counterparts did in previous generations, according to a new University of California, Los Angeles ... Read more...

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IU Student Peter Duong Dies In Car Crash At Campus

September 10th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
An Indiana University student, Peter Duong of Terre Haute, came under the wheels of another 19 year old Justin Newman's vehicle and died after he met with the accident that occurred on ... Read more...

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2009 Dodge challenger:Revisiting the Good Old Days

June 14th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by GD
Car enthusiasts from all over America are rejoicing at the return of some of the old classic muscle cars reminiscent of a by-gone era forty years ago. The summer of 1969 saw ... Read more...

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Weight gain early on impairs mobility in old age

April 7th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Burdening yourself with excess weight early on is likely to impair your old-age mobility, even if those extra pounds are shed, says a new research. "In both men and ... Read more...

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Early weight gain leads to mobility problems in old age

April 7th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): People who gain weight early in life are three times more likely to develop mobility problems in old age, even if they eventually lose weight, says a new ... Read more...

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Birds migrate together at night in dispersed flocks

July 8th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new study has indicated that some birds keep together at night on their migratory journeys, flying in dispersed flocks, even when they are 200 meters or ... Read more...

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