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Deadly mice-borne virus spreads in US national park


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A deadly virus carried by mice - that causes an incurable lung disease known as Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome - has been spreading from California's Yosemite National ... Read more...

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Hantavirus warning to 1,700 Yosemite campers


August 30th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The authorities of the Yosemite National Park have cautioned 1700 visitors who were hosted there on a camping season that they might have been infected by a deadly virus. They discovered this ... Read more...

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NASA Likely To Announce Discovery Of ‘Alien’ Bacteria


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite widespread rumors and speculations that U.S. space agency NASA is all set to make significant announcement about the presence of life beyond Earth in a ... Read more...

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NASA discovery suggests aliens exist - even on Earth


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) NASA has made a stunning claim of an "astrobiology finding" that could suggest alien life exists - even on Earth.The discovery could prove the theory of 'shadow' ... Read more...

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Novel discovery boosts chances of finding aliens: NASA


December 1st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): NASA scientists have made a major discovery that could boost the chance of finding extraterrestrial life on other worlds.They have found microbes in a deadly poisonous arsenic ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey Visits Yosemite National Park


October 30th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Oprah Winfrey Show" fans were waiting with their bated breath to see their favorite episode and last night's episode did not disappoint them. Last night's ... Read more...

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3 die in helicopter crash in US


January 6th, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 6 (DPA) Three biologists working for the California Department of Fish and Game died when their helicopter crashed in remote Sierra foothills south of Yosemite National Park, an agency ... Read more...

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California wildfire doubles in size, threatens 12,000 homes


September 1st, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (DPA) A raging California wildfire doubled in size Monday and two firefighters were killed when their vehicle tumbled down a mountain as they were fighting the region's ... Read more...

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Smell of freshly cut grass can relieve stress


August 27th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Mowing the lawn can help you beat stress, a new study has suggested.Researchers have found that a chemical released by freshly mowed grass can help people relax and ... Read more...

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Want to relieve stress? Use grass spray


August 21st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) Are you feeling stressed? Have you ever wanted to bottle the green fresh aroma of a forest? Now you can as researchers have developed a new "eau de ... Read more...

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Tragedy at Yosemite National Park


June 14th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
According to Yosemite National Park officials, an unfortunate accident involving a male hiker took place on Saturday afternoon. This visitor to the national park died after falling while climbing the Half Dome, ... Read more...

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Animals can re-learn smell of siblings after hibernation


February 14th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new research has determined that even after an interruption such as prolonged hibernation, animals can re-establish their use of smell to detect their siblings.Animals also need ... Read more...

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Bear mums not to blame for cubs habit of stealing human food


May 8th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): A team of researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has found that the black bears that become habituated to human food and garbage might not be ... Read more...

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