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Fossil provides evidence of ancient dentistry


September 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS) Researchers have found evidence of ancient dentistry, following the discovery of a 6,500-year-old human jaw bone, with a tooth showing traces of beeswax filling.Researchers, led by ... Read more...

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Elusive long fingered frog rediscovered after 62 years


March 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Herpetologists have rediscovered a single specimen of the Bururi long-fingered frog during an expedition to Burundi. The species was last spotted in 1949 and was feared ... Read more...

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Ensure transparency in tariff ads, TRAI tells operators


March 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The telecom regulator Monday directed all service providers to ensure that their tariff advertisements are transparent and should not mislead consumers.The Telecom Regulatory Authority of ... Read more...

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World’s biggest ‘prawn’ discovered


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A British expedition has discovered an enormous species of crustacean that looks like a prawn and is 11 inches long, Daily Mail reported Thursday.The so-called 'supergiant' ... Read more...

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Income Tax official gets 4 years jail for bribery


February 1st, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A special court has convicted a former additional commissioner of Income Tax for corruption and sentenced him to four years jail. Special Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Man jailed for stealing ambulance in Britain


December 17th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) A football fan has been jailed in Britain for stealing an on-call ambulance from outside a heart attack patient's house.After attending the England international against Spain ... Read more...

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Tiny fossil part reveals biggest-ever toothed pterosaur


October 16th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Paleontologists have identified a small fossil fragment as being part of the biggest-ever toothed pterosaur, a winged dinosaur.David Martill and David Unwin from the Universities of ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh is ill: BJP


October 12th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Digvijay Singh is ill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) declared Wednesday as it hit out at the Congress leader for his comments on the ... Read more...

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Fossilized primitive pregnant lizard found in China


July 21st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 120-million-year-old fossil of a pregnant lizard has been found in China, BBC reported Thursday.The fossil is a complete 30 cm lizard with over a dozen ... Read more...

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Facebook turned into tool for identifying fish


May 15th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Facebook is well-known for connecting friends, publicising events and allowing people ample space for themselves. But recently, a scientist conducted a fish survey using the ... Read more...

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MarginProbe System significantly improves breast cancer surgery outcomes


April 30th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Dune Medical Devices, Inc. today announced that the landmark, 664-patient pivotal trial evaluating the MarginProbe System met its primary endpoints.The MarginProbe System provides surgeons with a real ... Read more...

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525-mn-year-old fossil sheds new light on primitive sea creatures


March 25th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A remarkable fossil, which sheds new light on an important group of primitive sea creatures, has been discovered by researchers from China, Leicester and Oxford.The 525-million-year-old fossil belongs ... Read more...

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Five-year-old finds 160 million-year-old fossil


March 18th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) A five-year-old girl in Britain has found a massive 160 million-year-old fossil while digging with her plastic beach spade.Emily Baldry found the pre-historic specimen at Cotswold ... Read more...

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Huge lobster saved from the pot


March 16th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One very lucky lobster has been saved to live another day. The massive creature was caught in Britain and officials have taken the creature to an aquarium.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s most expensive dog costs a million pounds


March 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) A Tibetan Mastiff has been sold in China for a whopping one million pounds, making it the world's most expensive dog.The Telegraph reported that Tibetan Mastiffs ... Read more...

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Fossils of oldest flying reptile found in Texas


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Fossils discovered in Texas from a flying reptile known as pteranodon that died 89 million years ago may be the oldest of its kind in the ... Read more...

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Nails, hair indicate booze intake over last 90 days


January 9th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL) has launched two new tests - one for fingernails and the other for hair - which can report a donor's alcohol exposure ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

3D scan used to create model of the colossal sea monster


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists want to recreate a creature that got perished with the dinosaurs. Scientists are currently using 3D CT scanner to picture the fossilized skull of the colossal ... Read more...

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MHA introduces new online application system for grant of Indian Citizenship


December 10th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has introduced a new online application system for faster, simpler and transparent processing/tracking of the applications for grant of Indian Citizenship.The ... Read more...

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Scientists discover a hairy fly - ‘Mormotomyia Hirsuta’ in Kenya


December 9th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have discovered a very weird insect in Kenya, which is known by its scientific name of Mormotomyia Hirsuta. Even though the insect is barely 1 ... Read more...

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Researchers create novel, self-healing autonomous material


December 8th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): It's not uncommon for us to see self-healing robots like 'Terminator' but only in movies. Now, researchers at Arizona State University have created a material that exhibits self-healing ... Read more...

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103mn-yr-old first horned dino identified in South Korea


December 7th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): An international team of scientists has identified a new horned dinosaur that lived about 103 million years ago, in South Korea.The newly identified genus, Koreaceratops hwaseongensis, lived during ... Read more...

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African lizard fossil liked to modern-day Komodo dragon in Indonesia


November 19th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found a mysterious link between the bones of ancient lizards found in Africa and the biggest, baddest modern-day lizard of them all, the Komodo ... Read more...

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Global warming may be impacting blooming cycle of plants


November 17th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A University of Cincinnati research has shown that global warming may be impacting the blooming cycle of plants.According to the research, native plants in southwestern Ohio are ... Read more...

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Truffles’ sex lives unravelled, may be affordable now


November 1st, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the secretive sex lives of black truffles, which may help make the delicacy more affordable.Prized by chefs worldwide, the tuber is notoriously expensive - ... Read more...

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Drunk driver takes wrong turn - ends up in police car park


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) A drunk motorist in Britain was nabbed by police after he took a wrong turn and went straight into the car park of the police headquarters. Edward Gallagher lost ... Read more...

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Boffins achieve greater precision in determining meteorites’ age


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists have aged dated a group of meteorites with far greater precision than previously possible - by using a different type of radioactive dating on a particularly difficult ... Read more...

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Newly found hominid may be the grandfather of the fossil Lucy


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists reported in Tuesday's edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that they have discovered a partial skeleton of one of the earliest ... Read more...

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Gujarat looking at return of Asiatic cheetah


April 20th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) Gujarat is willing to examine the remote possibility of the almost extinct Asiatic cheetah being reintroduced into it's old home in the state, an official said Tuesday. Pradeep Khanna, ... Read more...

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Fossils Indicate Velociraptor Scavenging On A Dinosaur


April 20th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being perceived as a major evidence suggesting that predatory dinosaurs hunted their plant eating counterparts, scientists have revealed that the predator Velociraptor has ... Read more...

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Scientists turn ancient cockroach fossil into 3-D model


April 14th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) An early cockroach ancestor that lived around 300 million years ago was unveiled in unprecedented detail here in a new 3-D 'virtual fossil' model. Scientists at Imperial College London ... Read more...

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New dinosaur species found in China


March 20th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Paleontoligists in China Saturday claimed to have found the skeleton of a new species of carnivorous dinosaur that believed to have lived about 80 million years ago. Experts have ... Read more...

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Single mum who had sex with boy, 12, 191 times jailed for 9yrs


February 27th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Angela Sullivan, a single mother, has been jailed for 9 years for having sex with a 12-year-old boy 191 times.The 36-year-old gave the boy a pair of trainers ... Read more...

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Breeding area of “world’s least known bird species” found in Afghanistan


January 16th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society have discovered in Afghanistan the breeding area of the large-billed reed warbler, which is dubbed "the world's least known bird species".The breeding ... Read more...

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Students validate 1924 dinosaur findings of paleontologist


December 15th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 15 (IANS) Three paleontology graduate students blew the dust off an 85-year-old dinosaur find to discover that the original researcher had identified it right as an ankylosaur, Dyoplosaurus, and a ... Read more...

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