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Thunderstorm cools Delhi after scorching heat (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Delhi witnessed thunderstorm and a drizzle Saturday evening, bringing down the temperature plunging down and providing residents respite from the scorching heat during the day. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Labour Behind the Label’ wants to ban ‘killer sandblasted jeans’


March 21st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group is calling on some top fashion companies to as a matter of urgency ban the production of sandblasted jeans. The group, Labour Behind The Label, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft nearing edge of Solar System


December 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): NASA's long-running Voyager 1 spacecraft is nearing the edge of our solar system after 33 years.Now hurtling toward interstellar space some 10.8 billion miles from the Sun, Voyager ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stretching and smashing fluids to understand the physics of flow


December 4th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers have used new methods to try to understand the flow properties of concentrated solutions of particles in fluids of everyday use products like toothpaste and cosmetics.Dr Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene behind height regulation identified


April 16th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A gene called LIN28B strongly influences height growth from birth to adulthood in a complex and sex-specific manner, according to researchers at the University of Helsinki and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why Ganymede and Callisto are vastly different from each other


January 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 25 (ANI): Scientists at the Southwest Research Institute, US, have determined that differences in the number and speed of cometary impacts onto Jupiter's large moons Ganymede and Callisto some 3.8 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Astronomers discover 33 pairs of waltzing black holes


January 5th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): A team of astronomers has announced that they have discovered 33 pairs of waltzing black holes in distant galaxies.Dr. Julia Comerford of the University of California, Berkeley, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Barrage of small meteorite impacts cause the moon to “hum”


September 9th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a steady barrage of small meteorite impacts cause the moon to "hum".But, no seismometers sent to the moon to date have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stars in early galaxies whizzed around at astonishingly high speeds


August 7th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A team of astronomers has measured the motions of stars in a very distant galaxy for the first time and discovered they are whizzing around at astonishingly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Panamanian termites fastest mandible strike can kill nest invaders in one hit on head


November 25th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): The termite Termes panamensis (Snyder) can kill a would-be nest invader just by hitting it once on its head, according to a new study.Marc Seid and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Outer solar system not as crowded as astronomers thought


October 4th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new finding has determined that the outer solar system appears not as crowded as some theories suggest, with astronomers unable to find small chunks of rock ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, a speedometer for determining the velocities of stars


September 10th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, September 10 (ANI): An international team of scientists have developed a new instrument that can be called as a speedometer for determining the velocities of stars and other celestial bodies, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mother Nature puts brakes on Greenlands ice sheet ocean slide


July 5th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Climatologists have determined that nature has given brakes to the base of Greenlands ice sheet, which was earlier sliding into the oceans because of lubrication by water.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snakes more likely to fall from trees in cold temperatures


March 5th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
London, March 5 (ANI): Researchers at Miami University in Ohio have discovered that arboreal snakes are more likely to fall from their trees in cold conditions.University biologist Gary Gerald and his colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electron motion captured on film for the first time (Re-Issue)


February 24th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists at the Lund University Faculty of Engineering in Sweden have managed to capture the motion of an electron on film for the first time.The movie shows how ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electron motion captured on film for the first time


February 23rd, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists at the Lund University Faculty of Engineering in Sweden have managed to capture the motion of an electron on film for the first time.The movie shows how ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First time ever electron motion captured on film


February 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) The film shows, in extreme slow motion, a tiny particle riding a wave as it pulls away from an atomic core and its Swedish makers say it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Milky Way galaxy may be host to hundreds of rogue black holes


January 10th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Computer simulations have suggested that there might be hundreds of rogue black holes roaming around the Milky Way galaxy, which might weigh several thousand times the mass of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How water insects bounce on water without sinking revealed


December 8th, 2007 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
London, December 8 (ANI): A research team in South Korea has reportedly reached very close to revealing the secret behind the water strider's baffling ability to bounce up and down on water ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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