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How hot was earth 50 million years ago?


July 6th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A much clearer picture of the Earth's temperature nearly 50 million years ago, when Carbon Dioxide (CO2) concentrations were higher than current levels, has emerged. A ... Read more...

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Largest-ever fossil spider from Jurassic era found


April 21st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Researchers have unearthed the world's largest known spider fossil - 165 million years old with a six inch leg span - from the Inner Mongolian region of China.Its ... Read more...

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Heat therapy may help treat parasitic skin disease


February 11th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new treatment for parasitic skin disease - heat therapy.They are hoping that this therapy could eventually replace a complex drug regimen as ... Read more...

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Hot cities getting hotter faster


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): With the summer sun baking up the earth and cities growing in number, hot cities will grow even hotter, says a new study.It is known that cities retain ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new connections that may help predict Indian monsoon’s intensity


August 28th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that subtle connections between the 11-year-solar cycle, the stratosphere and the tropical Pacific Ocean work in sync to generate periodic weather ... Read more...

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New crops needed in case of continued rise in CO2 levels


June 29th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new research has determined that new crops would be needed to be grown in the future if carbon dioxide (CO2) levels continue to rise.Global food security in ... Read more...

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