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Indian American wins top $100,000 prize in US science talent search


March 14th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Indian American teenager Nithin Reddy Tumma has won a whopping $100,000 prize in the prestigious Intel Science Talent competition for his research on devising a ... Read more...

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How thousands of fire ants stay afloat despite piling on top of one another


April 26th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found out how thousands of fire ants stay afloat on water despite piling up one on top of another.Research has shown that a single ant ... Read more...

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Sucker-footed bat hangs upright using “modified sweat”, not suction


December 18th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new study has found that a rare bat which roosts upright clings to slick leaves by secreting a "modified sweat" into pads on its wrists and ... Read more...

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Next gen space station firefighting tools designed to douse out fires in microgravity


April 6th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): US engineers are developing the next-generation of firefighting equipment specially designed to work in microgravity to douse out fires in space stations.According to a report in Discovery News, ... Read more...

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Bacteria can make it rain by supercharging clouds


January 13th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new research has suggested that surfactants secreted by many species of ground-based bacteria can influence the weather, by mixing in the clouds and making it rain.Previous ... Read more...

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