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Some bacteria ‘go to sleep to hide from antibiotics’


April 26th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Some bacteria avoid antibiotic treatments by going off the grid and hiding until it is safe to come out again, according to a new study.The study, led ... Read more...

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Hopeful consumers make healthier choices than happy ones


April 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study into why happy people are more likely to eat candy bars, whereas hopeful people choose fruit, has shown that when people feel hope, they're thinking about ... Read more...

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Women’s voices remain steady throughout menstrual cycle


April 12th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new study has contradicted prior researches that suggested women's voices change at different times over the menstrual cycle, with the tone rising as ovulation approaches.The study was ... Read more...

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Gardening ‘increases vegetable consumption in older adults’


March 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Older adults who participate in gardening may be more likely to eat their veggies, according to a new research from Texas A and M University and Texas State ... Read more...

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Global warming may severely impact U.S. naval forces


March 13th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): A Texas A and M University researcher has said that changing global climate due to on-going and projected warming could severely impact U.S. naval forces worldwide.A warming climate ... Read more...

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Evolution caused genetic variation that may affect diabetes


February 8th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Stanford University researchers have identified genetic variations in a hormone involved in the secretion of insulin-a molecule that regulates blood sugar levels-that occur more frequently in some human ... Read more...

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Opposition to mosques in US on the rise: Observers


July 21st, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): The American opposition to the building of mosques across the country is on the rise.According to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM), residents from California to Tennessee are ... Read more...

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Encroaching woody plants don’t slurp up water


March 7th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A study by researchers at the Texas A and M University, US, has suggested that the assumption that encroaching woody plants slurp up water and drain nearby rivers ... Read more...

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How plants identify and block invading bacteria


March 4th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A new study is trying to understand how plants defend themselves from bacterial infections, which may help scientists understand how people and other animals could be better protected ... Read more...

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Atmospheric nanoparticles can affect weather patterns and human health


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A study by a team of researchers at Texas A and M University has determined that atmospheric materials called nanoparticles can very visibly affect both weather patterns and ... Read more...

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Large changes in climate likely over next century


December 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): A new research has led to the confirmation of the mainstream scientific view that large changes in the climate are likely over the next century.The research collected ... Read more...

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Early life on Earth may have developed more quickly than previously believed


November 12th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 12 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that the Earth's climate was probably far cooler billions of years ago, which indicates that early life on the planet may ... Read more...

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Romans had a taste for French wine


October 5th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia (Cyprus), October 5 (ANI): The survey of a Roman shipwreck dating back to the 2nd century AD has revealed the presence of over 130 ceramic jars, likely to have been carrying ... Read more...

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1918 El Nino linked to severe flu pandemic in India


September 15th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A new research conducted at Texas A and M University, US, has shown evidence of a possible link between El Nino and a severe flu pandemic in 1918 ... Read more...

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Rice-sized worm, eyeless crustacean, found in underwater cave


August 28th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered two tiny worms much smaller than a rice grain and a strange crustacean that has no eyes and poisonous fangs, among ... Read more...

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New laws for responsible robotics may soon replace Asimov’s robo guidelines


July 30th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Two engineers have proposed an alternative set of laws to Isaac Asimov's famous "Three Laws of Responsible Robotics", in order to rewrite mankind's future with robots."We wanted to ... Read more...

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Mars quite similar to planet Earth


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new research has determined that many characteristics of Mars are quite similar to planet Earth, including its landscape, history of water, soil and even its weather.The research, ... Read more...

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Sediments deposited in oceans by major Arctic rivers hold clues to future global climate


May 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sediments deposited in the ocean by major Arctic rivers may hold clues to understand how Earth's climate will change in the next ... Read more...

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River delta areas can provide clue to environmental changes in 21st century


May 12th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers at Texas A and M University, US, have determined that the historical information that can be gathered from sediment cores collected in and around river delta areas ... Read more...

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Sulfuric acid may help soot turn into cloud seeds


March 26th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that as soot particles in the atmosphere age, airborne sulfuric acid may help turn them into condensation nuclei, which enable the ... Read more...

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Some coral colonies can live for more than 4000 years


March 24th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): A new study has discovered that some coral colonies can live for more than 4000 years, as old as the pyramids, smashing the previous lifespan estimates of ... Read more...

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New mapping technology may pinpoint underground oil reserves more efficiently


January 31st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Researchers in MITs Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have developed technology that can generate such a map, which has the potential to pinpoint underground oil reserves ... Read more...

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Scientists come up with most detailed picture of an organisms evolutionary process


January 17th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): New evidence from a study of yeast cells has resulted in the most detailed picture of an organisms evolutionary process to date.The evidence was found by a ... Read more...

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Aircraft contrails dont have a major effect on climate


January 1st, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): A new analysis has rebuffed an earlier study that had suggested aircraft contrails could have a major effect on the climate.A study in 2002 had suggested that ... Read more...

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Wooly mammoths extinction forced early man to eat roasted vegetables


December 29th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): When wooly mammoths were becoming extinct, some 10,000 years ago, early man had to start cooking vegetables on fire-cracked rock piles.According to a report in the Los ... Read more...

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Ancient Americans loved to gorge on Stone Age tortillas!


December 23rd, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Two new studies have revealed that ancient rock piles were used by early Native Americans in the Stone Age as earth ovens for cooking their own version ... Read more...

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Scientists discover a new fan-like coral in deep sea


December 2nd, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new species of coral thriving in veritable forests on the peaks of undersea mountains off the coast of the Pacific Northwest, which are ... Read more...

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Water vapor confirmed as critical component of climate change


November 18th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Using recent NASA satellite data, researchers have estimated more precisely than ever the heat-trapping effect of water in the air, validating the role of water vapor as ... Read more...

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”Flying lemurs” are more diverse than previously believed


November 11th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new research has determined that ''flying lemurs'', the closest living relatives of primates, are more diverse than had previously been believed. Primates are most familiarly represented by ... Read more...

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NASA probe confirms theres water on Mars!


August 1st, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): In a dramatic new development, laboratory tests aboard NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander have identified the presence of water in a soil sample.The landers robotic arm delivered the ... Read more...

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Delaware researchers set new chemical world record


November 22nd, 2007 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.22 (ANI): Chemists from the University of Delaware, in collaboration with a colleague at the University of Wisconsin, have set a new world record for the shortest chemical bond ever recorded ... Read more...

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