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Differences in disease risk for men and women start in the womb


May 7th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Disease risk in later life differs for women and men and now scientists have shown that this may start in the womb.Pregnancy places competing demands on a mother's ... Read more...

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Custom-made bacteria glows green to detect landmines


November 18th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Students from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have created a custom-made bacteria that glows green when it comes into contact with chemicals leaked by buried explosives, which would ... Read more...

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New technique may allow Earth’s seismic activity to be mapped more comprehensively


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new technique that uses data collected from earthquakes, potentially allowing the Earth's seismic activity to be mapped more comprehensively.Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, ... Read more...

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Big volcanic eruptions can cool the tropics


January 6th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Climate researchers have shown that big volcanic eruptions over the past 450 years have temporarily cooled weather in the tropics.The researchers included Rosanne DArrigo, a scientist at ... Read more...

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