signs of life

India rocks, say ‘Poets of the Fall’


August 28th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Exuberant after a performance across different cities in India, the world's leading rock band "Poets of the Fall" Tuesday said they found the country "rocking" and ... Read more...

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Mars rover to undergo ‘brain transplant’


August 11th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity will undergo a "brain transplant" over the weekend with a software upgrade to prepare for new tasks ahead, NASA has said.The upgrade ... Read more...

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Canada unveils device for big space telescope


July 26th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 26 (IANS) The Canadian Space Agency has unveiled a precision equipment that will be used on the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the Hubble.The Webb, ... Read more...

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‘The Jefferson’ star Sherman Hemsley dead at 74


July 26th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by BNO News
EL PASO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American actor Sherman Hemsley, who starred as George Jefferson in the 1970s television series 'The Jeffersons' and 'All in the Family', died at his home in ... Read more...

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Close encounter with aliens possible this century


July 16th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) We have been hearing so much about aliens that a close encounter may well be possible this century, says a leading scientist urging governments to be ... Read more...

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Chinese pregnant woman saves toddler


June 11th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A 27-year-old pregnant Chinese woman who can't swim is being hailed as a hero after she jumped into a pond to save a neighbour's toddler.Peng Weiping, ... Read more...

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Life on Mars found but destroyed by mistake


April 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Bungling NASA scientists are believed to have found tiny live microbes on Mars - but mistakenly killed them by boiling them alive, a media report said ... Read more...

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NASA plans Mars landing in August


March 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) NASA will attempt to lower a probe onto the surface of Mars for the first time as it continues its search for signs of life on ... Read more...

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Russia may repeat mission to Mars moon


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will send another sample mission to the Martian moon Phobos if the European Space Agency (ESA) decides not to include Russia in its ExoMars ... Read more...

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Two die as Russian drilling rig overturns at sea


December 18th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least two people were killed and 14 rescued after a drilling rig with 67 people aboard overturned in the Sea of Okhotsk in the ... Read more...

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US unemployment claims at 3 1/2-year low


December 16th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) The number of people filing initial applications for unemployment benefits dropped by 19,000 last week to 366,000, the fewest since May 2008, the US Labor Department ... Read more...

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Where are extraterrestrials hiding?


November 8th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) If extraterrestrials really exist then where are they hiding?The Pioneer and Voyager probes, having travelled hundreds of millions of miles into space, are still looking for ... Read more...

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MJ ‘died long before he reached hospital’


January 8th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): The doctor who pronounced Michael Jackson dead has told a court in Los Angeles that the King of Pop died long before he reached hospital.Dr Richelle Cooper, ... Read more...

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Colourful ancient rock art in Western Australia ‘is alive’


December 28th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that a particular type of ancient rock art in Western Australia maintains its vivid colours because it is alive.Some rock art fades in hundreds of ... Read more...

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NASA researchers discover arsenic-based life form on Earth


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.NASA researchers conducting tests in the harsh environment of Mono Lake in California ... Read more...

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NASA’s super-Earth characterization could help find life on other planets


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Using a ground-based telescope, a team of astronomers, including two NASA Sagan Fellows, has made the first characterizations of a super-Earth's atmosphere.A super-Earth is a planet up to ... Read more...

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Kiwi Army to send robot to see if trapped miners are alive


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Nov.22 (ANI): The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has decided to send in a robot into the Pike River Coal mine in a bid to rescue 29 trapped miners.The ... Read more...

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Life discovered in deepest layer of Earth’s crust


November 19th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Just when you thought we had discovered signs of life everywhere possible on Earth, a new expedition has revealed a complete ecosystem existing in the deepest layer of ... Read more...

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Unmanned aircraft to look for life on Mars


November 16th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A scientist has proposed the use of an unmanned aircraft to Mars to tap into an unknown area where orbiters would be too far to reach and rovers ... Read more...

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1,400-year-old pyramid ‘used for ritual sacrifices’


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Archaeologists have found remains of five females who may have been ritually sacrificed in a 1,400-year-old flat-topped pyramid in the Lamayaeque region's southern Jequetepeque Valley.But it's ... Read more...

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Miracle Oz mum’s 2 hours of loving cuddles brings dead son back to life!


August 27th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): In an incident of miraculous survival, an Oz mother brought her premature baby to survival with her cuddles, after he was declare dead.Kate Ogg, whose son Jamie is ... Read more...

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Mum’s cuddle brings new-born back to life


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A woman in Australia cuddled her premature baby back to life even though doctors had told her he was dead, a media report said Friday. Kate Ogg gave birth ... Read more...

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Alien Solar System Detected 127 Light Years Away


August 25th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Astronomers have reported the discovery of an alien solar system replete with seven planets circling a star. The solar system has been detected ... Read more...

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Killing spree leaves three family members dead in China


August 14th, 2010 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Three persons of a family died during a killing spree in southwest China's Guizhou province, police said Friday. A woman with the surname Jiang, and two of her sons, ... Read more...

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China moves to prevent further flooding, as rescue continues


August 9th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Rescuers have pulled out a 74-year-old woman from her fourth-floor apartment Monday, as search for survivors continued in northwest China, hit by mudslides and floods triggered by torrential ... Read more...

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UK scientists to study coolest life forms on Earth


August 7th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): British scientists are planning to travel to one of the coldest places on Earth - an expedition that, they believe, will help them understand how life could exist ... Read more...

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Presence of ‘Ghostly particle’ to explain excess of matter in universe


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A ghostly particle, whose existence was dismissed some three years earlier, is showing signs of life raising hopes that it could help explain the excess of matter over ... Read more...

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Australian teen shot dead father, then watched TV


May 17th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) An Australian teenager shot dead his father and then went back to watching TV for the rest of the night, a court here was told. The teenager has pleaded ... Read more...

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Earth’s magnetic field is 3.45 billion years old


May 5th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have discovered that Earth's magnetic field, which protects all life on the planet, is 3.45 billion years old.The evidence is seen in tiny iron ... Read more...

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Chimps deal with death just like humans


April 27th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Chimpanzees react to the death of a group member just like humans do when a close relative dies, say researchers."The findings we've described, along with other observations of ... Read more...

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Spitzer telescope finds distant planet that lacks methane


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, scientists have made a rather strange finding about a distant planet- it lacks methane, an ingredient common to many of the planets in ... Read more...

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Scientists discover animals that live without oxygen


April 8th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Animals that live their entire lives without oxygen and surrounded by 'poisonous' sulphides have been discovered for the first time, deep under the Mediterranean Sea.Roberto Danovaro, from the ... Read more...

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Nine Chinese miners miraculously survive after being trapped for a week


April 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Nine miners escaped death miraculously after being trapped under the flooded Wangjialing coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province, after remaining underground for 179 hours.The survivors were ... Read more...

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Nine miners rescued from flooded Chinese mine


April 5th, 2010 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Xiangning (China), April 5 (IANS) Nine miners, who had been trapped in a flooded coal mine in north China's Shanxi province for over a week, were rescued Monday. About 144 other miners remain ... Read more...

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Miracle Baby Elephant progressing fine


March 12th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is really a miracle baby elephant, as it was believed to have died during an agonizing 9-day labor. However it is progressing along fine ... Read more...

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