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Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak may become a reality

November 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) A new material designed by British scientists could help create a real-life Harry Potter-style 'invisibility cloak'.The material, called "Metaflex" may in future provide a way of manufacturing fabrics ... Read more...

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Big volcanic eruptions cooled tropics

January 6th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Big volcanic eruptions cooled the tropics over the past 450 years, an effect masked by rising global temperatures, says a new study.Scientists already agree that large eruptions have ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |