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Why are athletes beating world records?

July 2nd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) What is the key to athletes beating their own records, consistently. A "performance improvement index", based on a comparision of the relative improvement of top athletes ... Read more...

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Briton faces extradition over pirated movie website

January 14th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) A 23-year-old British student, accused of running a pirate movies website faces 10 years in jail after a judge said he could be sent to the ... Read more...

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New method that detects fingerprints containing condom lubricants

January 31st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 31 (ANI): Identifying sexual offenders may now get easier with the help of a new method that can detect fingerprints containing condom lubricants left behind.British researchers have developed a technique ... Read more...

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Mysterious object filmed in 1964 in Oz outback not UFO, says Brit govt

August 5th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 5 (ANI): The British government has denied that a mysterious object filmed during British missile testing in the Australian desert in 1964 was a UFO.When UK television viewers saw the ... Read more...

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Now, dissolvable-wedding-dress for money-saving brides!

May 18th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Girls who think that it is foolish to spend big bucks on a wedding dress, here's a environmental friendly solution-a dissolvable wedding gown.According to's American Wedding Study ... Read more...

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Scientists end brides’ wedding dress storage dilemma

May 10th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) British scientists have found a novel way to put an end to the age old dilemma of what brides should do with their wedding dress once their honeymoon ... Read more...

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Scientist solve brides’ wedding dress ’storage dilemma’

May 8th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8(ANI): A group of British scientists has come up with a novel idea to 're-cycle' wedding dresses once worn by brides.Fashion and engineering students at Sheffield Hallam University have developed ... Read more...

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Quantity, not quality of blog posts, key to online popularity

April 18th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): It's the quantity, not quality, of your blog posts that counts when it comes to online popularity, says a new study.To reach this conclusion, a British researcher examined ... Read more...

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British students to volunteer for Commonwealth Games

March 9th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Thirty students from the Sheffield Hallam University in Britain will volunteer for the Commonwealth Games here under an agreement signed Tuesday. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was ... Read more...

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Reports of alien sightings to be binned in Britain

March 1st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Britain's defence ministry is fed up with mounting reports of alien sightings and says it will destroy all future reports in order to save staff time. Reports of sightings ... Read more...

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Baked rhubarb could help battle cancer

February 12th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Rhubarb could hold the key to battling cancer, believe scientists at Sheffield Hallam University.In the study, scientists found that when baked for 20 minutes, the plant released high ... Read more...

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Jarvis Cocker to play live for yoga classes in London

October 20th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Former Pulp star Jarvis Cocker will play live to yoga and aerobics classes as part of a five-day art "happening" in London.The English musician will also jam with ... Read more...

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UK Ministry of Defence’s bid for alien spaceship technology

September 20th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 20 (ANI): UK's Ministry of Defence had launched an investigation of thousands of UFO sightings in the 1990s in a bid to see if alien spaceship technology could advance engines ... Read more...

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New eco friendly ‘bacteria’ coating protects metal against corrosion in seawater

March 30th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): A team of researchers from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, has developed a new, environmentally friendly coating with the help of bacteria, which protects metals against corrosion in seawater.Researcher ... Read more...

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Ex-Test umpire Dickie Bird receives honorary degree

November 18th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): Former Test cricket umpire Dickie Bird and retired chat show host Sir Michael Parkinson were conferred Honorary Doctors of Letters degrees by the University of Huddersfield in Yorkshire ... Read more...

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The PS15 cardboard bicycle worlds ultimate green machine

June 27th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A 21-year-old student at Sheffield Hallam University has developed a prototype of the cheapest eco-friendly mode of transportation cardboard bicycle.The ultimate green machine might one day sell ... Read more...

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New computer software to boost swimming techniques

February 14th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Researchers in Britain have developed a new computer software that would enable swimmers to improve a key aspect of their technique more quickly and effectively than previously possible.The ... Read more...

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UK govt should scrap grammar schools: Report

February 4th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A UK government-funded report suggests that grammar schools should be scrapped to make the education system fairer for pupils from deprived backgrounds.The study for the Department for Children, ... Read more...

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