Three geologists go missing in China

March 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Three geologists who went on a field trip to a remote nature reserve in China have gone missing. Authorities have now sent a search and ... Read more...

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Reverse gear: obesity fuelling increased auto usage

May 12th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) The biggest public health enemy may very well be the one staple of modern life most Americans can't do without - the automobile. But it looks ... Read more...

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Brisk walk ‘can boost brain blood flow in elderly women’

April 13th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new study has found that brisk walking for 30-50 minutes three or four times per week improved blood flow through to the brain as much as 15 ... Read more...

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How ‘good cholesterol’ protects against heart attack, stroke

March 14th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): The structure of human HDL cholesterol has been identified and it may also shed light on how this 'fat packet' protects against cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack and ... Read more...

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New discovery may help in the fight against Ebola infection

January 20th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a family of small molecules that appear to bind to Ebola virus' outer protein coat and may inhibit its entry into human cells.Ebola is a ... Read more...

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ULFA chief Rajkhowa receives warm welcome in Sivasagar

January 3rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddSivasagar (Assam), Jan.3 (ANI): The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa has received a warm welcome at his hometown in Assam's Sivasagar District during the weekend.Rajkhowa ... Read more...

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Urine Powered Car Might Be A Reality In The Future

August 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peeing into the gas tank of your car might just refrain you from going to the gas station in the future. The idea might take a ... Read more...

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Urine-powered fuel cells to offer pee power to people

August 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): This could literally be called pee power to the people-researchers have figured out a way to make the world's first urine-powered fuel cells.Chemistry postdocs Shanwen Tao and Rong ... Read more...

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Pak envoy rejects criticism of China’s timely flood-related aid

August 25th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 25 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to China Masood Khan has expressed appreciation for China's timely aid to his country's flood-hit areas, and rejected criticism against Beijing's contribution to help victims."China was ... Read more...

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Chinese bride wears world’s longest dress on wedding day!

August 7th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 7 (ANI): A Chinese bride wore the world's longest dress on her wedding day on Thursday in the country's Jilin Province.The 2,162-meter-long wedding gown was handmade by her groom's ... Read more...

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Now, a microchip technology that performs 1,000 chemical reactions at once

August 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Flasks, beakers and hot plates in chemistry labs may soon be passé, thanks to UCLA scientists who have developed a microchip technology that can perform thousands of chemical ... Read more...

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China’s toilet revolution as Olympics draw near (Olympic feature)

July 6th, 2008 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
By Rong Jiaojiao Beijing, July 6 (Xinhua)) Strolling along Beijing's Chang'an Street in May, Kevin Born was drawn to an ancient Chinese-style building with delicate wooden carvings and wash painting- only to find ... Read more...

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Beijingers waiting in festive mood for Olympic flame

March 25th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 25 (Xinhua) All Beijing citizens have not watched the moment of lighting up the Olympic flame vie the TV broadcast, but they celebrated it in different ways to impress the ... Read more...

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