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German doctors apologise for Nazi tests on Jews


May 26th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) The German Medical Association has apologised for the sadistic experiments carried out by Nazi doctors on Jews, Daily Mail reported Saturday.The body has admitted that many ... Read more...

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China launches new mapping satellite


May 6th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) China launched a new mapping satellite early Sunday.The satellite - Tianhui I-02 - will mainly be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out land resource surveys ... Read more...

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Russia confirms new crew members for ISS


April 26th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS) Russia confirmed Wednesday the three new crew members scheduled to leave for the International Space Station (ISS) May 15.They are Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy! (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for the next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy!


March 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for its next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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Russia launches space freighter to ISS


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Soyuz-U rocket carrying the Progress M-14M cargo spacecraft was launched just after midnight Wednesday for the International Space Station (ISS) now in orbit.The ... Read more...

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Russia’s manned spacecraft docks with ISS


December 24th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS) Russia's Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft with three astronauts onboard has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the Mission Control Centre said.The spacecraft docked with the ISS' ... Read more...

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Russian space agency names next crew to ISS


October 25th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (IANS) Russian space agency Roscosmos has named the next crew members who will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) Nov 14.The Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft will bring ... Read more...

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China launches one more satellite


July 30th, 2011 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China has successfully launched one more satellite into space from a launch site in northwestern Gansu province, a media report said Friday.This was the second satellite ... Read more...

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New crew to ISS to conduct 43 scientific experiments


May 24th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The new mission to the International Space Station (ISS) will carry out 43 scientific experiments, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos said in a statement.A Soyuz-TMA ... Read more...

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Russian cargo spacecraft takes off for ISS


April 28th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS) A Russian cargo spaceship took off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Wednesday for the International Space Station (ISS), the Mission Control Centre said.This was the ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may provide protection against endometrial cancer


April 6th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): Metformin, a drug used to treat diabetes and also women with Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOS), may potentially provide protection against endometrial cancer, researchers at the University of Warwick ... Read more...

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Children trained to think logically grasp subject clearly


March 10th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Children who are trained to think and act logically develop clearer understanding of a subject, says a new study.The research project led by The University of ... Read more...

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Faster-growing E. coli strain may benefit human health


November 12th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A University of Illinois researcher has improved a strain of E. coli, making it grow faster."The average person hears E. coli and thinks of E. coli 0157:H7, a ... Read more...

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India’s launches its first South Pole expedition


November 1st, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) India Monday launched its first expedition to the South Pole to study the changes in climate patterns that have taken place in the Antarctica over the last ... Read more...

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India launches its first South Pole expedition Monday


October 31st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India will Monday send its first expedition to the South Pole to study the changes in climate patterns that have taken place in Antarctica over the last ... Read more...

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India’s South Pole expedition to study climate change


October 29th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India will send an expedition to the South Pole to study changes in climate patterns that have taken place in Antarctica in the last thousands of years, ... Read more...

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Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft docks with ISS


October 10th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz TMA-M manned spacecraft has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the mission control said Sunday.The Soyuz brought to the ISS Russian cosmonauts Alexander Kaleri ... Read more...

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New EU legislation to reduce the number of animals used in scientific experiments


September 8th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Parliament on Wednesday approved new legislation that aims to reduce the number of animals used in scientific experiments. It is aimed to strike a better balance ... Read more...

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NGO appeals for ban on cloning farm animals


July 8th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Animal rights organisation Humane Society International Thursday appealed to the government to prohibit the genetic engineering and cloning of farm animals for increasing egg, meat, or milk ... Read more...

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Russian spaceship docks with ISS


July 5th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cargo spaceship Progress M-06M successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday, two days after missing its first attempt, the mission control said. The space freighter ... Read more...

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James Franco Stars In “Planet Of The Apes” Prequel


May 24th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 20th Century Fox has signed James Franco for the prequel of "Planet Of The Apes". Reportedly, the movie will be directed by English director ... Read more...

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China starts training program for seven newly recruited astronauts


May 19th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): China has started the training program for seven newly recruited astronauts, including two women, the Liberation Army Daily has reported.The new recruits are expected to receive complicated ... Read more...

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Russian space freighter undocked from ISS


May 11th, 2010 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian space freighter has undocked from the International Space Station Monday to embark on a two-month flight to carry out a geophysical experiment. The Progress M-04M space freighter ... Read more...

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Russia sends candy, books to space station


April 29th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has launched a cargo module to the International Space Station (ISS) to deliver over 2.5 tonnes of supplies, including chocolates and books for researchers at the ... Read more...

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Astronauts from Russia, US reach International Space Station


April 4th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (DPA) A US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts arrived punctually at the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday, Russia's mission control spokesman Valeri Lyndin said. The Russian Soyuz spaceship carrying American ... Read more...

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Einstein’s manuscript on display in Israel


March 8th, 2010 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 8 (IANS) The manuscript of the path-breaking theory of relativity written by physicist Albert Einstein has been put on display for the first time in Israel. The 46-page manuscript of the ... Read more...

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‘Biotechnology developments averse to animal welfare’


March 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) An animal welfare organisation Thursday expressed concern over the latest developments in biotechnology, as a result of which genomes of farm animals are modified to propagate certain ... Read more...

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India tests advanced sounding rocket successfully


March 4th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) India successfully conducted the flight test of its new generation high-performance sounding rocket from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, the space agency said Thursday. "The test ... Read more...

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Russia sends cargo spaceship to ISS


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (RIA Novosti) Russia Wednesday launched a Progress cargo spaceship on a re-supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), an official said. A Soyuz-U carrier rocket carrying the Progress M-04M ... Read more...

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Russia’s Soyuz craft docks with space station


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz spacecraft carrying a crew of three has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), Mission Control said Wednesday. The spacecraft docked with the ISS in an ... Read more...

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Heene’s family lawyer David Lane expects them to be charged


October 21st, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Lane is the lawyer for the Heene family. He says that he expects the Heene family to be formally charged.“These folks are absolutely willing to ... Read more...

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Co-conspirators likely in the Balloon boy hoax saga


October 19th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Balloon Boy’s father Richard Heene’s associate Robert Thomas is now being accused of being a co-conspirator in the publicity-gathering balloon boy saga to promote a reality ... Read more...

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Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft docks with space station


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Korolyov (Moscow Region), Oct 2 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Friday, a report said. The spacecraft lifted off on board a Soyuz-FG rocket Wednesday ... Read more...

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Russian space freighter to be ‘buried’ in Pacific


September 27th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 27 (RIA Novosti) Russia's last space freighter with an analogue control system will reenter the Earth's atmosphere Sunday before plunging into a "spaceship cemetery" in the southern Pacific, the Russian ... Read more...

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