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45mn-yr-old pollen shows Florida is 10 to 15mn yrs older than thought


March 7th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): A new study of 45-million-year-old pollen from Pine Island west of Fort Myers has suggested that Florida could be 10 million to 15 million years older than previously ... Read more...

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New technology to recycle most challenging Christmas plastic wrapping


December 26th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): University of Warwick researchers have developed a new technology that could process 100 percent of Christmas and other household plastic instead of the tiny fraction that currently gets ... Read more...

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‘Hobbit’ was ‘iodine-deficient human, not another species’


September 29th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): The debate over the origins of so-called Homo floresiensis-the 'hobbit'-has been re-ignited as scientists have claimed that it was nothing but the iodine-deficient species of human.Charles Oxnard of ... Read more...

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How Egyptians erected their giant pyramids


September 26th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): A researcher has the answer to an ancient, unsolved puzzle - how the Egyptians erected their giant pyramids.Researchers have been so preoccupied by the weight of the stones ... Read more...

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Vegetarian diets can keep heart disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes at bay


July 5th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Vegetarian diets can help prevent and treat chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes, according to a report.The report was written by Winston Craig, PhD, MPH, ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on use of chemical warfare in Roman wars 2,000yrs ago


January 12th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Science, January 12 (ANI): A research at the University of Leicester in England has found out evidence showing the use of chemical warfare even in ancient times. Simon James has revealed that ... Read more...

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Immune molecule may reduce severity of multiple sclerosis


January 5th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Experiments on mice conducted at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have shown that an immune molecule called CXCL1 may help decreases the severity of multiple sclerosis-like disease.Led ... Read more...

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New population of extremely rare snub-nosed monkey discovered in Vietnam


December 7th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new population of the extremely rare Tonkin snub-nosed monkey has recently been discovered in a remote forested area of northern Vietnam. According to a report in Science ... Read more...

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Indian students in US pioneer photo embedding in videos


November 21st, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 21 (IANS) Two Indian students in the US are among a group of researchers who have developed ZunaVision, a technology that allows you to view a video and change ... Read more...

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Soon, solar curtains to adorn your home


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Researchers at MIT have created designs for flexible photovoltaic materials, known as solar textiles, that can also be draped as curtains, which may change the way buildings ... Read more...

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Archaeologists say ‘Cursus’ may be older than Stonehenge


June 11th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): An archaeologist at the University of Manchester says that the Greater Stonehenge Cursus may have been there since about 3,500 years BC, making the structure 500 years ... Read more...

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Endangered species can increase extinction risk for other species


May 12th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study by biologists has determined that an endangered species of flora or fauna may increase the risk of extinction of other species in its ecological ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists demystify Wall Paper Peeling Mystery


May 12th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Scientists have explained the physics behind the frustrating experience of removing adhesive paper from a surface and getting a pointy flap as a result, which is popularly ... Read more...

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New grass to tackle global warming by reducing methane levels from cattle


May 9th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Scientists are developing grass that may help tackle global warming by cutting the level of methane given off by cows while burping.According to a report in Science ... Read more...

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Ash altar of Greek god Zeus was used for worship 1,000 years earlier than believed


January 24th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): New evidence from excavations made by archaeologists at the ash altar of Zeus in Arcadia, Greece, has indicated that the place of worship was in use as early ... Read more...

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