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Madras HC reserves order on Kudankulam petitions


August 29th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Disposing of a plea against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), the Madras High Court Wednesday reserved its decision on other petitions filed by G. Sundarrajan for ... Read more...

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Madras HC seeks details of Kudankulam power project


August 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Madras High Court Tuesday ordered the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to file a fresh consent order for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Fish die in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake


August 6th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) A large number of fish have died in the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar and the Jammu and Kashmir's fisheries department Sunday attributed the mortality to depletion ... Read more...

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Sea less vulnerable to CO2 13 mn years ago: Study


June 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) are linked to rising ocean temperatures -- but the seas were not so sensitive to the gas around 13 ... Read more...

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Climate change affecting safety of world’s food supplies: Study


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A Michigan State University professor has said that climate change is already having an effect on the safety of the world's food supplies and unless action is taken ... Read more...

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German Acid tanker capsizes in the Rhine River, two missing


January 14th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
KOBLENZ, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- A German tanker carrying sulfuric acid capsized on the Rhine River on Thursday and two crew members are missing, Der Spiegel magazine reported.Rescue efforts are currently under ... Read more...

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Crazy sport ‘noodling’ sees anglers using their arms as bait to lure catfish


January 5th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): A new sport that sees anglers using their arms as bait to lure enormous catfish from their lair has emerged in the form of 'noodling'.The sport has become ... Read more...

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Five dead, several other crews missing as S. Korean boat sinks in Antarctica


December 13th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec 13 (ANI): Five crew members were reported killed on Monday when a South Korean fishing trawler sank in the chilling waters off Antarctica. Seventeen other crew were said to be ... Read more...

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200-year-old beer bottles found during Baltic Sea salvage


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 3 (DPA) Divers have salvaged what is believed to be the world's oldest preserved beer from a 200-year-old shipwreck, the government of the semi-autonomous Aland Islands in the Baltic Sea ... Read more...

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Global warming gets Australian fish moving


August 13th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 13 (DPA) Climate change is good for some species of sea fish but bad for others, researchers in Australia said Friday. Rising water temperature on the east coast has seen up ... Read more...

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Tiny fish evolved to survive colder temperatures in 3yrs: Study


August 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): University of British Columbia researchers have observed that in just three years, stickleback fish developed tolerance for water temperature 2.5 degrees Celsius lower than their ancestors.This find proves ... Read more...

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Study shows crocs dive less in warmer waters


July 7th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 7 (ANI): A study on the diving behaviour of freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) has shown that they dive less in warmer waters.A team led by Dr Hamish Campbell, from the ... Read more...

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Glider robots prowl through the Gulf Oil Spill to collect data


June 20th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gulf of Mexico, Jun 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the latest development on the Gulf Oil Spill, glider robots are prowling through the gulf oil spill. They are being used to ... Read more...

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Glider Robots Monitor Gulf Oil Spill


June 20th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The devastating Gulf oil spill is about to enter its third month. As America braces itself for a lengthy battle to overcome the vicious ... Read more...

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Hurricane Season Predictions Make US Residents Cautious


April 10th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Colorado, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hurricane forecasting team of the Colorado State University has predicted that the hurricane season of 2010 can give the US residents enough reasons to ... Read more...

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Advent of life may have been much earlier


November 12th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) The earth's climate was far cooler -perhaps more than 50 degrees - billions of years ago, suggesting the advent of life could have been earlier than believed. Mike Tice, ... Read more...

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Early life on Earth may have developed more quickly than previously believed


November 12th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 12 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that the Earth's climate was probably far cooler billions of years ago, which indicates that early life on the planet may ... Read more...

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74pc of Americans rinse their hands with just water in absence of soap


October 6th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): Washing hands in a public restroom without soap or towels with just water and letting them air dry can prove useful, at least that's what majority of Americans ... Read more...

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Minerals on ancient Martian rock formed in a habitable environment


August 29th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 29 (ANI): A new analysis has suggested that a rock found on Mars in 1996, which was claimed by scientists to host life, has minerals which could have only been ... Read more...

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Diving at dawn and dusk help tuna to navigate with internal compass


August 24th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that tuna dive fast and deep twice a day, namely around dawn and dusk, because they use an internal compass to navigate.It has ... Read more...

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Ferry sinks near Tonga, 27 missing (Lead)


August 6th, 2009 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, AUg 6 (DPA) A sea and air search was under way Thursday for 27 people missing following the sinking of an inter-island ferry off the South Pacific Island of Tonga. New Zealand's ... Read more...

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‘Super reefs’ near East Africa can fend off climate change


April 24th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some coral reefs off East Africa are unusually resilient to climate change, and can be termed as 'super reefs'.The study, conducted ... Read more...

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Your `smart’ house will take care of you in old age


March 24th, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg (Germany), March 24 (DPA) Everyone talks about the "ageing" society when large numbers of elderly people need home care. Now German researchers have unveiled a "smart" house which is ... Read more...

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Canadian chopper crashes into Atlantic, 16 missing (Lead)


March 13th, 2009 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 13 (IANS) A Canadian helicopter with 18 people on board plunged into icy Atlantic waters Thursday morning off its Newfoundland coast. One person was confirmed dead and another one was rescued. ... Read more...

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Scientists to explore hidden world beneath Antarctic glacier


December 31st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A team of British scientists is all set to become the first to explore the hidden world beneath an Antarctic glacier.According to a report in the Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Arctic icecap is now even melting in winter


October 27th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new research by British scientists has indicated that the Arctic icecap is now shrinking at record rates in the winter as well as summer, adding to ... Read more...

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Full Moon can energize birds


September 20th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): A new study has determined that the full moon can dramatically increase the activity of a particular marine bird.According to a report in Discovery News, the finding ... Read more...

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Climate change can be measured daily through corals


March 25th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, March 25 (ANI): An Australian geoscientist has said that climate change can be measured on a daily basis by monitoring changes in coral.According to Luke Nothdurft, a geoscientist with Brisbane's ... Read more...

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Australia’s fish whisperer dupes tuna into duplicating


March 7th, 2008 - 9:48 am ICT by admin
By Sid Astbury Sydney, March 7 (DPA) It's been an experiment seven years in the making and has cost Hagen Stehr millions of dollars. But the German-born fisherman reckons that at the weekend ... Read more...

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Antarctic cod adopt a winter survival strategy similar to hibernation


March 6th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered an Antarctic fish species that adopts a winter survival strategy similar to hibernation.The fish in question is the Antarctic cod Notothenia coriiceps, which was observed ... Read more...

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Evidence found for the breaking of 300 feet tall internal waves in oceans


January 23rd, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Researchers have found the first evidence of giant internal waves partially breaking inside the oceans, using a 900-mile-long string of scientific instruments across a stretch of the open ... Read more...

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Global warming could force Western Australias corals to head southwards


January 2nd, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, Jan 2 (ANI): A new research by US and Australian geologists has indicated that global warming might force Western Australias corals to head south to cooler climates.Carried out by John Pandolfi, ... Read more...

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800-year-old ship on ‘Marine Silk Road’ to be recovered


December 21st, 2007 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI): A Chinese salvage team is getting ready to recover the wreckage of an ancient merchant ship loaded with exquisite porcelain from the South China Sea on Saturday. "If the ... Read more...

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Fish and humans share the same skin colour secrets


December 14th, 2007 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 14 (ANI): Despite a huge evolutionary gulf between humans and the three-spined stickleback fish, both species have a genetic commonness which helps them acquire the skin pigmentation that may enable ... Read more...

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