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Aquatic ecosystems release more carbon than land


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Aquatic ecosystems have the potential to release more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere in a warmer climate than their land counterparts, says a study. In ... Read more...

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Warmer waters prime fish species for more sperm


April 11th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) Warmer waters can spike the reproductive capacity of the 'pest' fish known as gambusia and also invest them with faster swimming speeds, says a new study ... Read more...

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Thermometer can save loss of limbs in diabetes


January 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A new battery powered thermometer could greatly reduce the number of ulcers and limb amputations in people with diabetes. The device provides early warning of complications which can ... Read more...

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New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours


September 6th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.The chemical composition of pigments ... Read more...

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‘Temperature table’ could prevent heat-induced death of kids locked in cars


June 30th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A research team has developed an easy-to-use table of vehicle temperature changes that caution people about deadly consequences of vehicle-related hyperthermia in children.Researchers at the University of Georgia ... Read more...

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Carbon dioxide dictates global climate pattern (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Scientists have found the apparent role of carbon dioxide in the intensification of the Ice Ages and corresponding temperature changes in the tropical oceans. The research, led by a ... Read more...

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CO2 dictated global climate pattern


June 18th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Carbon dioxide levels explain why temperatures in tropical oceans and arctic waters have changed together for the past 2.7 million years, says a study. The findings led by a ... Read more...

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Snow cover on gardens can benefit plants


February 28th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new research has determined that snow cover on gardens can actually be beneficial for plants.The research was carried out by Karen Snetselaar, chair and professor of biology ... Read more...

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Climate change making some animals thin, while some fat


February 10th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists from the Tel Aviv University in Israel have determined that as a result of climate change, some animals are going on a diet, ... Read more...

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Scientists devise sensor that can detect single nanoparticle and take its measurement


December 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A group of researchers at Washington University has devised a sensor on a chip that can not only detect but also measure a single nanoparticle.The research, led by ... Read more...

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How temperature synchronizes the body clock


October 30th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): A new study on the fruit-fly brain, conducted by scientists from Queen Mary, University of London, points to a possible mechanism by which temperature synchronizes the body clock ... Read more...

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India vows cooperation on climate change but not at economic cost


June 30th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Prague, June 29 (DPA) India is prepared to cooperate on curbing global warming - but not at the expense of its own economic development, Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna warned Monday. His comments ... Read more...

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New technology can predict severe storms 45 minutes earlier than radars


June 18th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a way to measure temperature changes in the tops of clouds to improve forecast times for rapidly growing storms, by predicting severe ... Read more...

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New animal model to help diagnose and treat sciatica


April 30th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) A new animal model developed by researchers for the painful nerve condition sciatica should help doctors diagnose and treat it, according to a new study. Its symptoms are ... Read more...

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Novel animal model provides sciatica insights


April 30th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Duke University bioengineers and surgeons have developed a new animal model for the painful nerve condition, known as sciatica, which could offer insights to help researchers diagnose and ... Read more...

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New mechanism found for making common electronic materials emit laser beams


December 23rd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered an entirely new mechanism for making common electronic materials emit laser beams. The phenomenon was discovered, by a Princeton University led ... Read more...

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Satellite monitoring can effectively predict cholera outbreaks in India, Bangladesh


November 11th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that cholera outbreaks can be predicted using satellite monitoring of marine environments, especially in India and Bangladesh where such epidemics occur regularly. Professor Rita Colwell, ... Read more...

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Global warming threatens Australias iconic kangaroos


October 16th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has found that an increase in average temperature of only two degrees Celsius could have a devastating effect on populations of Australias iconic kangaroos.Our ... Read more...

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Compressor-free refrigerator may soon be a reality


August 8th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Penn State researchers believe that refrigerators and other cooling devices sans compressors and coils of piping may soon be a reality. The researchers say that insights gained ... Read more...

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Global warming to imperil tropical species


May 6th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Global warming is likely to imperil tropical species much more than fauna in the Arctic regions, even with a slight rise in temperature. "Many tropical species can only ... Read more...

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Cholesterol vital for healthy lung function: study


April 14th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 14 (IANS) Cholesterol, the much-maligned bugbear of those concerned with obesity, might be vital to the healthy functioning of the lungs. The discovery by University of South Australia (UniSA) could ... Read more...

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Now, ‘itch-free’ pyjamas to ensure you a good night’s sleep


February 5th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Soon your relentless routine of scratching in bed could come to an end, thanks to the 'itch-free' pyjamas, developed by scientists.Inventors claim that apart from putting a stop ... Read more...

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;Astronomers observe a star in the making


January 30th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by admin
Munich, Jan 30 (ANI): Astronomers at European Southern Observatory (ESO) have used the VLT (Very Large Telescope) Interferometer to probe the inner parts of the disc of material surrounding a young star, ... Read more...

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Global warming in Arctic faster above ground level than surface


January 3rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Scientists have said that global warming in the Arctic is occurring more quickly 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) above the surface than at the ground level.According to a report ... Read more...

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