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Scientists create robot which registers human emotions


July 16th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) In their quest for creating a human-like robot, scientists have edged closer to their goal -- they have designed one that can display several human emotions ... Read more...

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Right nostril helps pigeons find their way home


January 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): It's the right nostril that helps pigeons navigate long distances of unfamiliar territory to find their way home, suggests a new study.Biologist Anna Gagliardo of the University of ... Read more...

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Medici family death case finally solved


July 15th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Solving a more than 400-year-old cold case, forensic scientists have revealed that malaria, not murder, was responsible for the deaths of two members of the clan that dominated ... Read more...

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First-ever all-solid-state cryocooler may enhance airborne and spaceborne applications


January 30th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A team of scientists has created the first-ever all-solid-state cryocooler that can be applied to airborne and spaceborne sensors.This technology, developed by a team led by University of ... Read more...

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Indian scientists discover mysterious forms of water


June 24th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Scientists at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, along with researchers in Italy, have found two types of liquid water that have long been suspected to exist ... Read more...

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Google Earth may help shed light on origins of African wildlife


April 29th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A scientist has used the help of Google Earth in discovering a trove of mammal fossils that may shed light on the origins of African wildlife.The scientist in ... Read more...

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Spanking helps ‘bring couples closer’: Study


March 31st, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Spanking during sex might be stressful at first but it helps bring couples closer together, according to a study.According to scientists from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, sadomasochistic ... Read more...

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Earth may be hit by an asteroid in 160 years time


February 10th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, Earth might be hit by an asteroid in about 160 years time.According to a report in New Scientist, the asteroid, ... Read more...

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Boulder sized asteroid to burn up in Earths atmosphere tonight


October 7th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): A tiny boulder sized asteroid, discovered at an Arizona observatory, is predicted to enter the Earths atmosphere tonight, and burn up before reaching the ground.There is ... Read more...

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‘Toy’-ing with sexual lows in middle-aged couples


September 14th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A range of new generation sex toys is being designed for middle-aged British couples, just as news filters in of a study on why the first flush of ... Read more...

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Sunscreen lotions can kill coral reefs


May 25th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
London, May 25 (ANI): Sunscreen lotions used by tourists worldwide are a major cause of coral bleaching - a condition that leads to the death of the organism and the collapse ... Read more...

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Chinas terracotta army covered with beaten egg


April 19th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Analysis of Chinas terracotta army, a collection of 7,000 soldier and horse figures in the mausoleum of the countrys first emperor, has revealed that it was entirely ... Read more...

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Why do gamblers not learn from their mistakes?


March 27th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by admin
London, March 27 (IANS) Hardcore gamblers don't ever learn from their mistakes due to a kind of mental rigidity that leads to harmful compulsive behaviour, a new study says. Pathological gambling revolves ... Read more...

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Environmental toxins may be linked to early onset of puberty in girls


February 7th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pisa in Italy has suggested a link between environmental toxins and early onset of puberty in girls.The paper ... Read more...

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