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Remains of medieval British monarch unearthed?


September 12th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Archaeologists have unearthed a skeleton which they believe could be the remains of King Richard III, a medieval monarch, The Independent reported.The skeleton was exhumed from ... Read more...

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Nine genes found to affect bone density


August 8th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Scientists have identified nine genes that seem to weaken or strength bone, which could pave the way to more effective treatment for osteoporosis, affecting millions worldwide.Out ... Read more...

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Scientists excited about mammoth discovery in Iowa


June 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oskaloosa (Iowa), June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rare discovery of mammoth bones on a rural Iowa farm has left archaeological scientists very excited.The unusual of an undisturbed mammoth's skeleton will allow ... Read more...

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US farmer finds woolly mammoth skeleton


June 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) A farmer in America's Iowa state has found an entire skeleton of a wooly mammoth, a 14,000-year-old elephant-like creature from the ice age.The man, known only ... Read more...

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Long lost Mummy finally returns Baltimore


November 11th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port Huron, Mich., Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Maryland has taken possession of a long lost mummy. The mummy was returned to the university’s School of Medicine after officers completed their ... Read more...

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Russian ‘genius’ lived with 26 female bodies


November 4th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod have discovered the remains of more than two dozen women who were dug up from their graves by ... Read more...

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Forensic student reconstructs Stone Age boy’s face


October 21st, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A forensic science student has successfully reconstructed the face of a Stone Age boy who lived outside Stavanger in Norway around 7,500 years ago.Jenny Barber, a ... Read more...

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Study suggests that ichthyosaurs might have been food for the Sea monster Kraken


October 11th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that ichthyosaurs, which were previously thought to be on top of the ancient sea food chain, might have been a meal for ... Read more...

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Mummy found abandoned in Peru’s capital


September 21st, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) A mummy, apparently of a young woman, was abandoned on a Lima street along with ancient ceramic artifacts, a forensic expert told Peruvian media.The mummified remains ... Read more...

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Kidnapped businessman’s skeleton recovered


August 24th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) The skeleton of a businessman abducted in June was found in Bihar's Begusarai district Wednesday, police said.Mahesh Nirala was kidnapped while he was returning home in ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb accuses Trinamool government of political vendetta


August 13th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after the arrest of senior Marxist leader Sushanta Ghosh, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday lashed out against the Trinamool Congress-led government ... Read more...

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Skeleton found in Bengal’s West Midnapore


July 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) A skeleton was exhumed in a jungle under Salboni police station of West Bengal's West Midnapore district Saturday, police said.The ruling Trinamool Congress claimed it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sea urchins see with their body - minus eyes


July 1st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Sea urchins are one of the rarest of creatures who can see with their whole body, without any eyes.Previous studies have shown that they have a ... Read more...

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Abducted man’s skeleton found in Bihar


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 8 (IANS) Over three months after he was kidnapped, a young man's skeleton was found in Bihar's Begusarai district Wednesday, police said.Chandan Kumar, in his mid-20s, was kidnapped ... Read more...

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Scientists extract protein from ancient bones


June 6th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Researchers have successfully extracted protein from the bones of a 600,000-year-old mammoth, paving the way for the identification of ancient fossils.Using an ultra-high resolution mass spectrometer, ... Read more...

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Remains of world’s first gay caveman discovered


April 7th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) Archaeologists have found what could be the remains of the world's first gay caveman.The observation suggesting that the remains belong to a gay person is based ... Read more...

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Are men, women becoming similar facially?


April 6th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Facial distinctions between men and women are becoming blurred, as borne out by an examination of hundreds of Spanish and Portuguese skulls, spanning four centuries."Improving our ... Read more...

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Men and women look more alike today: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A North Carolina State University study, which examined hundreds of Spanish and Portuguese skulls spanning four centuries, shows that differences in the craniofacial features of men and women ... Read more...

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Overweight people really are big-boned


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study from North Carolina State University have found that the weight of a person may have an effect on that person's bones.One of the blind spots ... Read more...

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7000-yr-old remains of Siberian dog show ‘canine lived with humans’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Experts have found 7000-year-old remains of a Husky-like dog in Siberia that suggest that people saw it as a thinking, social being.They believe it probably lived and died ... Read more...

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Thanks to ‘Goldilocks effect’, dinos left footprints at the perfect time


February 4th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that thanks to something called a 'Goldilocks effect,' dinosaurs left lasting footprints only when conditions were just right."By using computer modelling, we were ... Read more...

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Remains of Iron Age dog guarding ancient treasure unearthed


January 27th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the skeleton of a dog that has lain underground for 2,000 years, protecting a hoard of buried treasure.The dog's remains, about the same size as ... Read more...

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1700-yr-old Stratford-upon-Avon African skeleton found was Roman troop


January 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Archaeologists believe that a 1700-year-old skeleton of an African man found in Stratford-upon-Avon shows that he was in fact, a Roman soldier.The skeleton was discovered buried in Tiddington ... Read more...

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3400-yr-old Bronze Age man who broke his neck but survived, found in Spain


December 18th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a Bronze Age man that lived more than 3,400 years ago in Spain and suffered a broken hyoid bone, likely caused by ... Read more...

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Social networks help members cope better with challenges


December 16th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Being part of different social groups can improve mental health and enable one to cope better with stressful events, reveals a new study. Belonging to groups, such ... Read more...

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Woman gets killer relative’s body after 189 years


November 11th, 2010 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) A woman in Britain has won the legal battle to bury her relative's body, which had been put on display at a university for 189 years after the ... Read more...

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200 mn years old skeleton of giant dinosaur discovered


October 31st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Scientists claim to have discovered the first intact skeleton of a dinosaur that is an ancestor to the sauropod, the largest creature ever to walk the planet. ... Read more...

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Scientists grow miniature liver using human cells


October 30th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Wake Forest have grown a miniature liver-only an inch in diameter-using human cells.The liver, however, is not big enough to work for ... Read more...

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Lack of reference made playing Surya Sen difficult: Abhishek


October 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who is playing freedom fighter Surya Sen in the forthcoming period film "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey", says lack of reference about Sen made ... Read more...

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Game characters to become more realistic


October 25th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed new software that will ensures that a game character's clothes ripple and ruffle realistically as the action unfolds.Carsten Stoll of the Max Planck Institute for ... Read more...

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How sloths evolved their unique neck skeleton


October 19th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Cambridge have found how sloths evolved their unique neck skeleton.From mice to giraffes, mammals are remarkable in that all but a handful of ... Read more...

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Singing is like flying: Sting (Interview)


October 8th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) For him, "singing is like flying" as it brings total freedom. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner aka Sting says he has decided to re-arrange his old compositions ... Read more...

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2,500-year-old chess pieces found in China


September 20th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chess pieces dating back 2,500 years have been found in a tomb in China's Hebei province. Ten chess pieces were found next to a skeleton in a Western Han ... Read more...

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Male skeleton in Greek tomb may be of Alexander the Great’s father


September 16th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): New research has revealed that a cremated male skeleton in a lavish ancient Greek tomb is not Alexander the Great's half-witted half-brother.The research reignites a 33-year-long debate over ... Read more...

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World’s first humpback dinosaur discovered


September 9th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 8 (DPA) Spanish scientists said Wednesday they have discovered the world's first humpback dinosaur. A well-preserved skeleton of the six-metre-long carnivorous dinosaur, which has been named Concavenator corcovatus, was discovered ... Read more...

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