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Russia’s floating university traces Gulf Stream


July 17th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Arctic Floating University has possibly discovered a new branch of the Gulf Stream in the Barents Sea during its inaugural trip this summer, programme ... Read more...

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Cold weather kills rare pelicans in Russia


February 21st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dalmatian pelicans, a threatened species, are dying of cold and hunger amid freezing weather in Russia's usually warm Dagestan region, where the birds migrated for ... Read more...

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Kashmir to operate gas turbine to augment power supply


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) To give some relief to the electricity-starved Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government Monday decided to operate its gas turbine power generating unit which would give ... Read more...

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Study: Central heating could be making you fat


January 26th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have warned that central heating may add some fat to your body.In a new study, it was determined that by not giving the body the chance ... Read more...

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Rising indoor winter temperatures associated with obesity


January 25th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Increases in winter indoor temperatures in developed countries may be contributing to rises in obesity in those populations, according to UCL research.The review paper examines evidence of a ... Read more...

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No winter vacations in Kashmir Valley schools


December 7th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Winter vacations in secondary and higher secondary schools in the Kashmir Valley have been cancelled to make up for the time lost during the four months of unrest ... Read more...

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Radiation-resisting hardy bugs may survive a million years on Mars


November 24th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): University College London researchers have found that hardy bugs like Deinococcus radiodurans could survive dormant on Mars for over a million years, at least in theory.Lewis Dartnell and ... Read more...

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New Treehotel in Sweden features room shaped like a UFO


July 17th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): A new hotel in Sweden is set to offer guests the chance to stay in rooms shaped like a UFO, birds nest and a "mirrorcube".The Treehotel, which ... Read more...

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Workers in China toil on 1.90 pounds a day to make 30 pounds World Cup mascot


January 24th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Jan 24(ANI): Employees, including teenagers, at a securely- guarded factory in Shanghai toil for a pitiful 1.90 pounds a day making Zakumi figures, the official mascot for the FIFA World Cup.The ... Read more...

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Mercury drops to minus 23.5 degrees in Leh


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) The mercury dropped to minus 23.5 degrees Celsius in Leh, the weather office said Monday. "The minimum temperature in Leh was minus 23.5 degrees while the maximum was 9.5 ... Read more...

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International experts express concern over melting Kashmir glaciers


October 12th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 12(ANI): A three-day conference pertaining to effects of global warming on melting glaciers in the Himalayan region of Jammu and Kashmir commenced in Srinagar on Monday.The conference is being attended ... Read more...

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Trees colonize new territories in response to higher temperatures


August 26th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that trees around the world are colonizing new territories in response to higher temperatures, all thanks to global warming.From the US west coast to northern Siberia ... Read more...

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Treelines not universally responding to climate warming as expected


August 13th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that treelines are not universally responding to climate warming by advancing as expected.Treelines are the elevation or latitudinal limits where trees ... Read more...

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Climate change also affecting microscopic life in Antarctica


March 17th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have used detailed satellite data to suggest that the changing climate is affecting not just the penguins at the apex of the ... Read more...

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Presidential gardens: A tale of roses and climate change


February 7th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Spring has tiptoed into the capital with its riot of blossoms despite the shadow of changing climate. The gardens of the Rashtrapati Bhavan - Mughal Garden, Spiritual ... Read more...

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Seasons arriving ahead of schedule


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Seasons are already arriving 48 hours ahead of schedule, even as the globe gets hotter, according to a new study by California Berkeley (UC-B) and Harvard Universities.Besides global ... Read more...

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Russian gas supplies to resume Tuesday: EU (Third lead)


January 13th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Brussels/Moscow/Kiev, Jan 12 (DPA) The European Union (EU) expects gas supplies from Russia to resume Tuesday morning, officials in Brussels said Monday following the signing of an accord on a gas monitoring ... Read more...

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Global warming may be responsible for reduced lemming populations in Norway


November 6th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that climate change may be responsible for shrinking lemming populations in Norway.Lemming populations throughout Scandinavia tend to explode naturally every three to ... Read more...

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Aphids emerging as sentinels of climate change


August 7th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A new research has shown that aphids are emerging as sentinels of climate change. The scientists, who carried out the research, are from the BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological ... Read more...

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Wheat yield on decline due to temperature rise


July 6th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Global warming coupled with climate change will adversely affect wheat production in India, according to an industry study. The minimum rise of 0.5 degrees Celsius in winter ... Read more...

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Cold spell waning, warm days in Northern India


February 17th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
(All India weather report)New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The sun is sharp during daytime and the nights less cold in the national capital region and in the northern plains of the ... Read more...

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Researchers find link between metabolic syndrome and cold tolerance


February 15th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Chicago have found a strong correlation between metabolic syndrome and cold tolerance.In the study, the researchers found that many of the genetic variations that ... Read more...

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Adelie penguins in Antarctica in danger of extinction within 10 years


December 29th, 2007 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Ecologists have warned that Adelie penguins in Antarctica face extinction within five to ten years, because of the rapid warming of the region due to climate change."That ... Read more...

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Rapid spread of influenza linked to winter conditions


November 14th, 2007 - 2:31 am ICT by admin
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