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Scientists devise safer way to reconstruct breasts


December 7th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Reconstruction of breasts will now become a lot safer and more realistic, thanks to real tissues grown on a scaffold and then implanted in a new ... Read more...

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New Zealand pilot miraculously escapes death after crash


November 24th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A pilot in New Zealand literally cheated death when his helicopter suddenly crashed while he was putting up a seven-storey Christmas tree, with the incident ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders FIR against Congress state unit chief


October 15th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday got both state Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi and a Congress lawmaker booked for "interference in government work" for ... Read more...

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Shanghai district official sentenced to 16 years in prison over deadly high-rise fire


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A district official in charge of construction was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Tuesday in connection with a massive fire that broke out at a ... Read more...

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16-year jail for official in Shanghai fire incident


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) A district official in China was Tuesday sentenced to 16 years in prison in a case related to a fire in a high-rise building in Shanghai ... Read more...

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Chinese aircraft carrier nears completion


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 2 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier is close to completion and its sea trials will begin this month, an official said.The scaffolding has been removed from Varyag, the ... Read more...

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Scaffolding removed from Leaning Tower of Pisa after 20 years


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (IANS/AKI) The Leaning Tower of Pisa has been freed from a scaffolding that covered it for the past 20 years, officials said.The 56-metre high world-famous monument is ... Read more...

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Novel immune therapy for pancreatic cancer discovered


March 25th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A novel way of treating pancreatic cancer by activating the immune system to destroy the cancer's scaffolding has been discovered by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson ... Read more...

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Faceless army toils to restore Eden’s glory


February 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Anurag Dey Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The iconic Eden Gardens may have lost one World Cup match due to its poor preparedness, but a faceless army of 1,600 workers is toiling away ... Read more...

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Worker survives five-storey fall in Australia


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) A construction worker at Caringbah in Sydney's south survived a fall off a five-storey building site by stroke of luck. The man was on scaffolding stripping materials from ... Read more...

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Grow your own tissue to mend arthritic knees


November 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Tiny spheres made from a patient's own cells are now being used to treat arthritis - by growing new tissue at the damaged joints.The technology has already ... Read more...

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Eight arrested in Shanghai high-rise building fire that killed 53


November 16th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Eight people have been arrested in Shanghai following the massive fire that broke out at a skyscraper in the Chinese city on Monday, state-run media reported.The blaze, ... Read more...

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Four held as Shanghai blaze toll rises to 53 (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 16 (IANS) Four people were detained Tuesday over a massive fire in Shanghai that engulfed a 28-storey building and left 53 people dead and over 70 injured, a media report ... Read more...

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Shanghai fire toll rises to 53


November 16th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 16 (IANS) The toll in a massive fire that engulfed a 28-storey skyscraper in Shanghai rose to 53 Tuesday morning, authorities said.Over 70 people injured in the inferno were hospitalised, ... Read more...

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42 killed in Shanghai high-rise blaze (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed when a fire broke out in a 28-storey building in downtown Shanghai Monday, Xinhua reported.The blaze was later brought under control, the ... Read more...

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Inferno at Shanghai high-rise building kills 42, injures nearly 100


November 15th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A massive fire at a skyscraper in the Chinese city of Shanghai killed more than 40 people and injured nearly 100 others on Monday, state-run ... Read more...

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Toll from inferno at Shanghai high-rise building jumps to 42


November 15th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll following a massive fire at a skyscraper in the Chinese city of Shanghai rose to 42 on late Monday evening, state-run media ... Read more...

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At least 12 dead, nearly 100 injured as fire engulfs Shanghai skyscraper


November 15th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A massive fire at a skyscraper in the Chinese city of Shanghai killed at least twelve people and injured nearly 100 others on Monday, state-run media ... Read more...

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Eight dead in Shanghai building fire


November 15th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 15 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and over 90 injured Monday after a skyscraper caught fire in Shanghai, authorities said.The 30-storey building in Shanghai's Jing'an district was being ... Read more...

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Eight dead, 90 injured after Shanghai high-rise fire


November 15th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A massive fire at a skyscraper in the Chinese city of Shanghai killed at least eight people and injured more than 90 others on Monday, state-run media ... Read more...

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Skyscraper catches fire in Shanghai


November 15th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A skyscraper caught fire on Monday afternoon in the Chinese city of Shanghai and some people jumped from the windows to escape, state media reported. The 30-storey apartment ... Read more...

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The Gunpowder Plot, Remember the 5th of November


November 6th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is called the “most famous conspiracy in Great Britain”, the Catholics plotted to have King James I and the entire British Government killed in 1605 by ... Read more...

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Man drops ring off Brooklyn Bridge while proposing to girlfriend


September 28th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Popping the question had almost cost Florida man Trey Turner a rock, literally-he fumbled his proposal to his girlfriend, accidentally letting the .6-carat diamond engagement ring slip ... Read more...

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Brit man saved after ‘dying’ 28 times


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 099 (ANI): A Brit man has been saved after his heart stopped 28 times during a surgery.Dad-of-three Steve Nixon's had a heart attack while riding motorbike and he banged ... Read more...

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14 years after being in caged scaffolding, Scotland’s Rosslyn Chapel is resurrected


August 13th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Aug.13 (ANI): The Rosslyn Chapel, one of Scotland's most intriguing attractions, can now be seen in all its glory after 14 years of being hidden under a 'cage' of scaffolding.The ... Read more...

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Now, look younger without going under the knife: Study


August 6th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered new approaches to look younger and slow ageing without having to undergo surgical processes.The new process addresses skin laxity by combining soft tissue fillers and ... Read more...

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How music training boosts learning


July 21st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Musical training prompts neural connections in the brain, which in turn prime people for other aspects of human communication like language, speech, memory, attention and even vocal emotion, ... Read more...

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Argentinean survives fall from eighth floor


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 2 (IANS/EFE) An Argentinean plumber fell from the eighth floor of an under-construction building but survived with only a broken arm, a media report said. Raul Lopez, 37, who has ... Read more...

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Scientists Again Grow The Lung Of A Rat In A Laboratory


June 26th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In a momentous development, the lung of a rat has been grown again in a laboratory by the scientists of Yale University. This pioneering ... Read more...

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Scientists Grows Rat Lung In Laboratory, Calls It An Achievement In Lung Treatment


June 26th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yale University researchers have successfully re-grown a rat lung under lab conditions and witnessed it breathe pretty fine. Following that the researchers have claimed that ... Read more...

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Better and quicker decisions based on cognitive ability, not age


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): It's not age, it's cognition that makes the difference in decision-making.According to researchers at Duke University, age doesn't count in making risky decisions."It's not age, it's cognition that ... Read more...

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Brazilian strikers bar access to Christ the Redeemer statue


May 13th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (IANS/EFE) Dozens of striking officials in Brazil have prevented people from reaching the Christ the Redeemer statue, the top tourist attraction in Rio de Janeiro. The protesters, employees ... Read more...

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Remains unearthed in Southwell ‘could be Roman temple’


April 19th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed what they say could be the remains of an unknown Roman temple in Nottinghamshire.Walls, ditches and ornate stones were revealed after excavations on the ... Read more...

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Soon, stem cells to help repair brain damage


April 14th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Stem cells could soon be used to repair human brain damage, say scientists in the UK.By reactivating stem cells within the body that can grow on specially constructed ... Read more...

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Five dead in Connecticut power plant explosion


February 8th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Connecticut (US), Feb.8 (ANI): Five workers died Sunday when a Connecticut power plant blew up, sending a huge fireball into the sky and shaking the ground for miles.A survivor who was 50 ... Read more...

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