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Apophis asteroid not to strike Earth: Russian experts


August 30th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Scientists with the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences have recalculated the path of the Apophis asteroid, and it indicates a significantly ... Read more...

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Putin allows high-tech gun that hits nervous system


April 1st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin has given the go-ahead to a gun that uses electromagnetic radiation to attack a victims' central nervous system, a British media report ... Read more...

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Russian, South Korean scientists vow to revive mammoth


March 14th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woolly mammoth frozen in the Siberian permafrost for 10,000 years could be on his way back after Russian academics signed a deal with a ... Read more...

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Russian scientists revive plants frozen for 30,000 years


February 21st, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A team of Russian biophysicists has successfully grown ancient plants from tissue material that stayed frozen in the Siberian region for about 30,000 years.This is ... Read more...

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Expert panel on Kudankulam to meet Friday


February 16th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) The four-member expert committee to look into safety aspects of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu and address fears of locals about the ... Read more...

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Russian nuclear scientists in Kudankulam to be sent elsewhere: Envoy


February 15th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) With work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) stalled due to protests by villagers, the Russian nuclear scientists posted at the project are remaining idle ... Read more...

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Russian scientists finally reach Lake Vostok


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 20 years of trying, Russian scientists have announced a major breakthrough in the quest to get to Lake Vostok. The scientists believe that the lake which ... Read more...

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Experts may reach bottom of Antarctic lake in 2014


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists are planning to use robotic probes to reach water layers at the bottom of an ancient sub-glacial lake in Antarctica in 2013-2014.The St. ... Read more...

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Russia wants to join Mars mission


October 16th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists want to join European Space Agency's ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars) mission to study the Red Planet, a leading Russian space researcher said."From the ... Read more...

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Poke sharks in eyes if attacked: Russian officials


August 19th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The best way to defend yourself from a shark attack is to poke them in the eyes and gills, Russian emergency officials have warned swimmers."If ... Read more...

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Scientific institute to study yetis to be opened in Siberia


March 24th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): A scientific institute to study yetis is to be opened in Siberia.The regional government's education and science department said the Russian coal-mining region of Kemerovo in western Siberia ... Read more...

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New satellites to be able to predict earthquakes


February 20th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A team of British and Russian scientists have launched a project that could predict when and where earthquakes will occur, and thus save thousands of lives.An agreement to ... Read more...

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Russian scientists plot medical emergency for Mars astronauts


February 12th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Russian scientists are preparing for the medical emergency on simulated astronauts when they will land on Mars prepared in a Moscow laboratory.The tragic accident, which could range from ... Read more...

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April 13, 2036, not 2012, is the new date for ‘Armageddon’


February 10th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): Russian scientists have predicted that asteroid Apophis is most likely to hit Earth on April 13, 2036."Apophis will approach Earth at a distance of 37,000-38,000 kilometers on April ... Read more...

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Race to reach Antarctica’s buried Lake Vostok ‘nearly over’


February 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Russian scientists are on the brink of revealing the secrets of Lake Vostok - they are left with only 20 meters (164 feet) away to hit their goal ... Read more...

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ISRO gears up for Dec 25 GSAT launch


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian space scientists are gearing up for the Dec 25 launch of the advanced communications satellite GSAT-5P. The new entrant will retire INSAT-2E sent up in 1999 ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced communications satellite Dec 25 (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations into a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results Wednesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will celebrate Christmas by launching an advanced ... Read more...

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Indian rocket’s cryogenic engine valve is fine: ISRO


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations on a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was Wednesday readying for the launch of an ... Read more...

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ISRO to decide on delayed rocket launch Wednesday


December 21st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will Wednesday take a decision on the delayed rocket launch, meant to put an advanced communications satellite into orbit, after getting ... Read more...

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Indian, Russian scientists to decide Tuesday on rocket launch (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) With a leak in one of the engine valves forcing postponement of the GSLV rocket launch, Indian and Russian space scientists are to conduct some tests Tuesday ... Read more...

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Denied tent in US, Gaddafi delayed n-fuel disposal


December 4th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Libya's mercurial leader Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi delayed the removal of a small stockpile of nuclear fuel from the country after he was not permitted to set up ... Read more...

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Siberians discovered America, claims Russian scientist


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sakhalin, Sept 23 (ANI): The earliest settlers of America came from Siberia through the current Far East region, according to some Russian scientists.Scientists at a three-day international scientific conference in Sakhalin ... Read more...

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Russia develops new medicine for Parkinson’s disease


September 17th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists claimed to have successfully tested a medicine which could be a breakthrough in treating patients of Parkinson's disease. "We have synthesised a compound which completely removes ... Read more...

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China tops list of countries dumping most debris into space


August 16th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): China, a relative newcomer to the space age, has topped the list of countries contributing to space debris, according to a study by the Russian space agency, Roscosmos.China ... Read more...

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China leads in outer space pollution: Russian space agency


July 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China has topped the list of the world's major polluters of the near-Earth space environment, followed by the US and Russia, the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos ... Read more...

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Russia plans to send a spacecraft to strike off an asteroid


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russian scientists have said that they are working on the plan of sending a special spacecraft to strike a large asteroid off its path to hit ... Read more...

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Russian Scientists Warn Of Massive Asteroid Hitting The Earth


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan.02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of a giant asteroid hitting the earth has created a sensation among the astronomers and scientists. The discovery has been made by the astronomers working ... Read more...

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Russia to send monkey to Mars


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec 22(ANI): Russian scientists have revealed that a monkey may be sent to Mars.According to reports, Russia's Cosmonautics Academy is in preliminary talks with the Institute of Experimental Pathology and Therapy ... Read more...

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Israel hands over list of Russian scientist helping Iran nuke operation to Moscow


October 4th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has handed over a list and evidence to Moscow, showing that some Russian scientists have been helping Iran to develop a nuclear bomb.Netanyahu's ... Read more...

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Interplanetary voyages - Man’s quest for a second home


October 11th, 2008 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (RIA Novosti) Deep space exploration is becoming an ever bigger part of national space programmes. Currently, missions to the Moon and Mars are considered feasible.The US has announced preparation ... Read more...

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Deepest-ever fish caught alive on camera


October 8th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Researchers have captured on camera the deepest fish caught alive ever, the ghostly snailfish, at the depth of 4.8 miles (7.7 kilometers) beneath the surface of the ... Read more...

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Scientists examine how Lake Baikal ‘drinks’ oil


August 5th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Novosibirsk (Russia), Aug 5 (RIA Novosti) Russian scientists exploring the depths of Siberia's Lake Baikal are studying the processes through which the lake's organisms digest crude oil that seeps from cracks ... Read more...

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DiCaprio could play Lenin in new Russian black comedy


August 4th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, Aug 4 (RIA Novosti) Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio could take on the role of Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin in a new black comedy, a Russian screenwriter has said. "As ... Read more...

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Russian explorers reach bed of world’s deepest lake (Lead, changing dateline)


July 29th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Irkutsk (Russia), July 29 (RIA Novosti) A team of Russian scientists descended to the bottom of Siberia's Lake Baikal in two mini-submarines Tuesday, setting a new world record for a freshwater ... Read more...

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Tunguska event completes 100th anniversary


June 28th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): The Tunguska event, which was a massive explosion that flattened millions of trees in the Siberian wilderness in 1908, has completed its 100-year anniversary.According to a report ... Read more...

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