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Warning system to protect astronauts from solar radiation


July 13th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) A system developed by scientists is capable of warning astronauts about radiation from solar storms nearly three hours in advance, says a study."If you're in ... Read more...

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Now Delaware seeks to boost ties with India


May 5th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) More and more American state governors are lining up to explore the Indian potential. The latest is from the coastal state of Delaware whose governor, Jack ... Read more...

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Plastic waste in ocean can harm environment, says study


April 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Tonnes of plastic waste that are shoved into the ocean could impact the environment, says a case study.Working on a research sailboat gliding over the Pacific ... Read more...

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History back on shelves with a dash of drama


April 5th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) History books are inching back on the shelves - but with a dash of drama and peppy language to hook the average reader. "I think ... Read more...

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How cholera bug invades the gut


January 29th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Scientists have figured out how cholera bugs invade our guts, infecting millions and killing more than 100,000 people worldwide every year, reveals a study. The discovery ... Read more...

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Scientists get down to counting sand grains on beach


October 13th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Scientists have started counting sand grains on a beach in Britain to try and calculate the rate of coastal erosion, a media report said Thursday.Plymouth University ... Read more...

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Whites’ racial bias influences views of Obama’s “Americanism”


April 29th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Racial prejudice among some white Americans are influencing their views of President Barack Obama's "Americanism" and their assessment of how well he is performing in office, a ... Read more...

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Increased shipping likely to accelerate climate change as Arctic warms


October 26th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that as the ice-capped Arctic Ocean warms, ship traffic will increase at the top of the world.And if the sea ice continues to decline, ... Read more...

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Christine O’Donnell’s Face Off With Chris Coons In Delaware Debate


October 14th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell tried her best to defend the controversial comments that she is known to have made in the past in ... Read more...

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Nobel Prize 2010 For Chemistry Physics And Medicine Announced


October 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, The winners of some of the categories of Nobel Prize have been announced. These categories include, Physics, Chemistry and Medicines. The other categories are yet to be announced. ... Read more...

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Infant fixing gaze could be early signal of autism


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Infants fixing their gaze on a particular object for a long time could be an early indication of developing autism, say researchers. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability and ... Read more...

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Infant’s gaze may be early indicator of autism


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): An infant's gaze may be an early, although subtle, marker for autism, says a new study.Researchers at Kennedy Krieger, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Delaware, ... Read more...

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Online dating could benefit widows


August 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Online dating can play an important role in the grieving process, say experts.A new chronicles how widowed online daters use their profiles as a place to make sense ... Read more...

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Ice chunk ‘4 times Manhattan’s size’ breaks away from Greenland glacier


August 7th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A researcher from University of Delaware has reported that a huge chunk of ice, 4 times that of Manhattan's size, has broken away from a Greenland glacier.Andreas Muenchow, ... Read more...

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Day-59: Oil Spill could have powered 115,000 cars for a year


June 19th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The oil wasted due to the Deepwater Horizon spill, could have fuelled all of the 100,000-120,000 cars for a year in any one of these cities- Buffalo, Las ... Read more...

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Day 57: Oil spill could have powered 68,000 cars for a year


June 16th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): 57 days after the Gulf oil spill, updated figures show that the amount of oil wasted could have powered 68,000 cars for a year.According to University of Delaware ... Read more...

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Oil spill could have powered 68,000 cars


June 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) The oil leaking in the Gulf of Mexico could have powered 68,000 cars, 6,100 trucks or 3,100 ships for a year. James J. Corbett, a professor of marine policy ... Read more...

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Oil from Gulf spill could have powered 38,000 cars for a year


June 10th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A professor who tried to look at the Gulf oil spill from a different perspective found that it could have powered 38,000 cars, and 3,400 trucks, and 1,800 ... Read more...

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Mexico oil spill could have powered 1,800 ships for year


June 10th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) If all the oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico had been used for fuel, it could have powered 38,000 cars, 3,400 trucks and ... Read more...

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Scientists suggest solutions for poisonous well water crisis in South Asia


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Over 100 million people in rural southern Asia drink water contaminated with unsafe levels of arsenic - sourced by well water.These people face double the risk of cancer, ... Read more...

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US scientists say use of deep aquifers in irrigation could raise arsenic poisoning in S. Asia


May 28th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Researchers of three American universities have warned farmers in Bangladesh and other parts of South Asia not to use deep, uncontaminated aquifers for irrigation, as continuing with the ... Read more...

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Asking ‘why’ instead of ‘how’ may help you achieve money-saving goal


May 19th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people who become focused on how to achieve a goal may have a harder time achieving their aims than people who think ... Read more...

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Telescope to watch ‘dancing’ stars


May 16th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): After spending billion of years twinkling and shining, some stars in the heavens appear to "dance" as they wind down.Now, for the next 14 days, the Whole ... Read more...

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Beau Biden Recovering Well From Stroke


May 12th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Philadelphia, May 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beau Biden, the son of the Vice President of United States Joe Biden suffered a mild stroke and was shifted to the Thomas Jefferson University ... Read more...

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Jealousy can practically ‘blind’ you, warn researchers


April 14th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Beware of jealousy -- it can practically blind you, says a study. Researchers found that women who were made to feel jealous were so distracted by unpleasant emotional ... Read more...

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Jealousy really is “blinding”


April 14th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Jealousy can truly blind a person, concludes a new study.In the study, two University of Delaware psychology professors found that women who were made to feel jealous were ... Read more...

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Most patients gain weight after knee replacement


January 30th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) People who have had knee replacement surgery seem to gain weight, says a new study. Joseph Zeni and Lynn Snyder-Mackler in the University of Delaware (UD) Department of Physical ... Read more...

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Most patients gain weight after knee replacement surgery


January 30th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): People who go for knee replacement surgery tend to gain weight after the operation, according to a University of Delaware study.Researchers Joseph Zeni and Lynn Snyder-Mackler found that ... Read more...

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Youngest Skater Nathan Chen Wins Gold At US Figure Skating Championships


January 25th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nathan Chen stood first in the United States Figure Skating Championships this year. He got awarded the gold medal for the Novice Division. This is not ... Read more...

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One of world’s most invasive plants provokes native plant to “take itself out”


December 26th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 26 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that one of the world's most invasive plants provokes the native plant to "take itself out", thus employing a novel means ... Read more...

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Indian American expert unravels how plants recognise siblings


October 15th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Siblings, grown from the seeds of the same mother, play nice when planted next to each other. But the moment one of them is thrown in with strangers, ... Read more...

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Plants can recognize their siblings


October 15th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 15 (ANI): In a new study led by a scientist of Indian origin, it has been determined that plants may not have eyes and ears, but they can still recognize ... Read more...

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Scientists to create 3D ‘touch-and-feel’ genetic images of cancer


September 27th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27 (ANI): A team of scientists is all set to create a three-dimensional patient imaging system that will allow surgeons to view and virtually 'touch' genetic images of cancer.The 3D ... Read more...

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White displaces silver as the most popular car colour


September 12th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 12 (ANI): Driving a silver car is a statement of success, but still white car, which is synonymous with change, has become the most popular colour for people's vehicles around ... Read more...

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Photosynthetic viruses keep world’s oxygen levels up


August 31st, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): A new research has shown that photosynthetic viruses can keep the world's oxygen levels up.The viruses, which infect single-celled algae called cyanobacteria, are hyper efficient photosynthesisers thanks to ... Read more...

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