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China launches new unmanned helicopter


May 8th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) An unmanned helicopter, the largest of its kind in China, has successfully completed its first flight, Xinhua reported.The unmanned helicopter, with a maximum take-off weight of ... Read more...

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Dutch Indophile back in India after 35 years


March 31st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Indologist and heritage crusader Johan Frederik 'Frits' Staal, a driving force behind the preservation of the world's oldest surviving Vedic ritual Athirathram, will return to ... Read more...

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Older students less likely to take intellectual risks


April 7th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) As students get older they become less likely to take intellectual risks such as sharing their tentative ideas when learning science, a new study says. The study on student ... Read more...

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Thousands of new worlds waiting to be identified, say scientists


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, March 3 (ANI): A report from the Institute of Physics, US, has predicted that an era of planet discovery is dawning that will see thousands of new worlds identified in the ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-1 instrument finds additional evidence of water activity on Moon


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits near the moon's north pole, which is additional evidence of water ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I finds ice near Moon’s north pole


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 2 (IANS) Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits totalling at least an estimated 600 million metric ... Read more...

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NASA radar finds ice deposits on the moon


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Monday that scientists used data from a radar to detect ice deposits near the moon’s north pole.NASA's Mini-SAR instrument, a lightweight, synthetic aperture radar, found ... Read more...

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Nasa LCROSS impact mission on moon successful


October 9th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a scientific mission to solve the mystery whether the presence of lunar water is true or not, NASA had launched a special moon-specific mission ... Read more...

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Award for Indian wildlife scientist


November 19th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian botanist and wildlife scientist, Aparajita Datta, has been selected for the 2009 Women of Discovery Awards along with four other eminent women from different parts of ... Read more...

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Man aims to revisit the Moon, this time to stay


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Man may soon return to the moon, with the focus being to establish a permanent presence there, using it as a training platform for missions to Mars ... Read more...

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Shallow water corals evolved in the deep sea


June 18th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that the second most diverse group pf hard corals first evolved in the deep sea, and not in shallow waters.Stylasterids, or lace ... Read more...

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Middle-class consciously using marijuana to enhance leisure activities


May 15th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new study by University of Alberta researchers has revealed that marijuana is consciously being used by a variety of middle-class people to enhance leisure activities, watch ... Read more...

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China to launch its first Mars probe in 2009


December 4th, 2007 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that China would launch its first Mars probe Yinghuo-1 atop a Russian launch vehicle in October 2009. The probe will travel 350 million km in 11 months ... Read more...

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Lunar orbiter set to blast off


November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin
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