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Brazilian warplanes’ flyby shatters windows


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 3 (IANS/EFE) A flyby staged over the weekend by Brazilian warplanes during a flag ceremony in Brasilia shattered windows in several public buildings, including the Supreme Court, the ... Read more...

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New prototype gasoline engine will improve car efficiency


April 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new prototype gasoline engine that requires no transmission, crankshaft, pistons, valves, fuel compression, cooling systems or fluids has been developed.Researchers at Michigan State University came up with ... Read more...

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Doctor Who’s trusted sonic screwdriver could become a real-life tool


December 5th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): For all those fans of Doctor Who's who have dreamed of owning a sonic screwdriver of their own after watching their hero use the tool to get himself ... Read more...

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Blast in ordnance factory near Ooty


November 25th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) At least five workers were missing after a blast Thursday evening in the defence ministry's cordite factory in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiri district, police said."The blast occurred around 3.30 ... Read more...

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Karachi CID building explosion magnitude was 1.3 on Richter scale: Met office


November 12th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): The magnitude of the explosion that occurred in the Karachi CID building attack was 1.3 on Richter scale, the metrological department has revealed.The Chief Metrological Officer said that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Explosive found on US-bound planes were used in past Qaeda plots: NYT


October 31st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 31 (ANI): Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN), the explosive found in two bombs hidden in printer cartridges that were being shipped via jets from Yemen to the United States, were used ... Read more...

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Fermi makes ’shocking’ discovery of gamma rays coming from a nova


August 13th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): For the first time, astronomers using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected gamma-rays from a nova- a finding that stunned observers and theorists alike.The discovery overturns ... Read more...

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Hewlett-Packard Co. Stock Tumbles As CEO Mark Hurd Resigns


August 7th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Undoubtedly the biggest event in the financial market on Friday afternoon turned out to be the unexpected resignation of the CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co., Mark Hurd, ... Read more...

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Radha Dies - Shock Wave From ‘Tere Mere Sapne’


August 7th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A shock wave from Star Plus' "Tere Mere Sapne' is about to hit the audience. Soon the present track of the show will witness an electrifying ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock Tops Forbes’ List Of Highest Paid Hollywood Actresses


August 5th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sandra Bullock sent a shock wave across both her companions and competitors as the news that she topped Forbes' annual list of the highest paid ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

High heels may lead to joint degeneration, knee osteoarthritis


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 03 (ANI): A new study has found that prolonged wearing of and walking in high heels can contribute to joint degeneration and knee osteoarthritis.An Iowa State University kinesiology master's student ... Read more...

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New way to treat cancer using gas bubbles


June 28th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Researchers have found a novel technique of destroying cancer cells in the body - injecting exploding gas bubbles into the blood stream. The research team from Leeds University developed ... Read more...

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Shock wave from bomb blasts can generate electric fields in skulls


April 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Shock waves produced due to a bomb blast may electrify the brain and damage it, according to a new study."It's always exciting to look at a phenomenon that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Python’ is British Army’s winning weapon against Afghan roadside bombs


February 18th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 18(ANI): The British Army is using a 230-metre long snake-like explosive device as an unlikely weapon against roadside bombs, the biggest killer of their soldiers in Afghanistan.The 'Python rocket-propelled ... Read more...

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18 killed in Belgium train collision (Fourth lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 15 (DPA) Eighteen people were confirmed dead after two passenger trains collided outside the town of Halle, south of Brussels, Monday morning, officials said. According to the latest official count, 15 ... Read more...

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Diamond is million times harder than thought


January 27th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Diamond is the hardest object on earth, strong enough to slice through glass and steel. Surprisingly, very little is known about its strength under extreme conditions. But Lawrence Livermore ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Space diver’ to attempt first supersonic freefall


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 23 (ANI): Reports indicate that a "space diver" will try to smash the nearly 50-year-old record for the highest jump this year, becoming the first person to go supersonic in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Astronomers spot ‘fossil’ fireballs from supernovae


January 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 9 (ANI): Studies of two supernova remnants using the Japan-US Suzaku observatory have revealed never-before-seen embers of the high-temperature fireballs that immediately followed supernovae explosions."This is the first evidence of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shane Sparks Arrest In Child Abuse Allegation Sends Shock Wave


December 20th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a shocking incident that has stunned the media and public alike, Shane Sparks- the judge of "America's Best Dance Crew" got arrested on a felony charge. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists reveal new method of detecting past comet strikes upon Earth


December 14th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 14 (ANI): An investigation by scientists at the University of Kansas (KU) has revealed a promising new method of detecting past comet strikes upon Earth and gauging their frequency."Comet impacts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tesla might have caused the Tunguska Event


November 12th, 2009 - 4:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Siberia, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The infamous Tunguska event took place on June 30th, 1908. A huge explosion estimated to be equivalent to a whooping 10-15 megatons of TNT flattened a huge ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists discover “noodle soup” of solar material at space bubble’s edge


October 16th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): The NASA Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission has found a "noodle soup" of solar material accumulated at the outer fringes of the heliosphere bubble.The heliosphere is a bubble ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

American Samoa earthquake: More Than 100 Feared To Be Dead


September 30th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Lalomanu, Samoa, Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The residents of Samoa had no idea about what the nature has in store for them until Tuesday when a powerful Tsunami struck the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists make meteorite mineral in lab


August 12th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): In a "shock" experiment, scientists slammed materials together to make a mineral that is found naturally only in meteorites and the deep layers of Earth's mantle, which could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Universe’s mysterious flux arises from exploding stars, not dark matter


August 12th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, August 12 (ANI): A team of scientists has established that a mysterious flux of particles in the Universe originates from exploding stars, rather than being proof of dark matter.Several independent studies ... Read more...

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25 hurt as lightning strikes Austrian football field


July 15th, 2009 - 8:25 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 15 (DPA) A thunderbolt hurt 25 Austrian football players and spectators when it struck during a match Tuesday evening, the rescue service in the town of Leoben said. The local practice ... Read more...

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Astronomers see high-speed galaxy collision in action


July 10th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Astronomers at the Chandra X-ray Observatory have spotted a galaxy collision in action, with one galaxy passing through the core of other galaxies at almost 2 million miles ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mystery of Milky Way’s particle accelerators solved


June 26th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, June 26 (ANI): With help of a unique "ballistic study" that combines data from ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have now solved a long-standing mystery of ... Read more...

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North Korea’s nuke blast could have been a mock test


June 17th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Reports indicate that a global network of sensors designed to verify nuclear testing has failed to pick up radioactive gases from North Korea's nuclear blast, which indicates that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA spacecraft unravels anatomy of solar tsunami in 3D


April 15th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A NASA spacecraft provided scientists with their very first view of the speed, trajectory and three-dimensional shape of powerful detonations from the sun known as coronal mass ejections ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft provides scientists with 3D view of powerful solar explosions


April 15th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Twin NASA spacecraft have provided scientists with their first view of the speed, trajectory, and three-dimensional shape of powerful explosions from the sun known as coronal mass ejections, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Universe’s biggest galaxies may have fed on dark matter to grow quick


April 7th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that some of the biggest galaxies in the early universe seem to have grown quicker than thought possible and may have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

E bomb to destroy and disable electronic systems in one blast


March 14th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): The U.S. Army is developing an e-bomb that would use electromagnetic radiation to destroy and disable electronic systems and their operators in one blast.The key is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming may go on hold for decades


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A new study has determined that global warming may have hit a speed bump and could go into hiding for decades.Earths climate continues to confound scientists. ... Read more...

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Mega-laser to unravel secrets of exoplanets developed


March 1st, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California have developed a mega-laser that may soon be used to probe the secrets of extrasolar planets.The ultraviolet lasers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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