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Ancient hunters may have begun global warming


July 1st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Even before the dawn of agriculture, humans hunting the mammoths may have caused the planet to warm up, a new study suggests. Mammoths used to roam modern-day Russia and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US still world’s largest emitter of CO2 emissions


March 9th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, the US still holds the dubious distinction of being the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CO2 emissions from deforestation in the Amazon on the rise


July 30th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from deforestation in the Amazon are increasing as loggers and land developers move deeper into dense regions of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Transparent material may shed light on planets’ cores


July 27th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): In an experiment, a team of scientists has created a transparent material, which could provide some insight into the cores of Jupiter and the other giant planets.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do social networks influence fashion trends among friends?


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Do friends sport the same style in shoes or see the same movies because of their similar tastes, which is why they became friends in the first place? ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Virtual world avatars provide clues to how trends spread


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): University of Michigan researchers in the US are analysing information regarding the virtual world Second Life avatars to study how trends or "gestures" spread across this online community. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Political aspirations of Indian diaspora rise with Obama win


November 6th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) Democrat Barack Obama's election as the first African American president of the US has ignited hope among Americans of Indian origin who dream of either pursuing political careers ... Read more...

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Sania’s outing at West Classic over


July 17th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Stanford (California), July 17 (IANS) After making a first round exit in the singles of the Bank of West Classic tennis tournament, India's Sania Mirza has bowed out of the doubles event ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sania loses to British qualifier at Stanford


July 16th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Stanford (California), July 16 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza faltered at the first hurdle in Bank of the West Classic tennis championship, losing to British qualifier Anne Keothavong in straight sets, 6-7 (4-7), ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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