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By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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NASA’s Mars rover breaks off-Earth roving record

NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after trekking for 40 km Continue reading “NASA’s Mars rover breaks off-Earth More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Indian Navy to get first fully indigenously-built warship Saturday

India’s first fully indigenously built major warship, the anti submarine warfare (ASW) corvette INS Kamorta will be handed over to the navy by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) here Saturday More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Himachal to install modern warning systems near Beas

To prevent disasters in the Beas river, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh here Friday stressed the need for installing modern warning systems Continue reading “Himachal to install modern warning More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Isotonic drinks do not improve sports performance: Study

Isotonic beverages that soccer players and other sportsmen usually drink during breaks in matches do not improve their performance in the second half Continue reading “Isotonic drinks do not improve sports More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Meet seven new ‘ghostly’ dwarf galaxies

Using a new type of telescope made by stitching together telephoto lenses, astronomers have discovered seven dwarf galaxies while probing a nearby spiral galaxy Continue reading “Meet seven new ‘ghostly’ More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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How spider toxin can protect crops from insects

In a discovery that offers new ways to protect crops from insects, researchers have found that insecticides can be designed to target specific pests without harming beneficial species like bees Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Mysterious cosmic radio-burst detected

Using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, astronomers have discovered a split-second burst of radio waves, providing important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Genes, not environment, make some chimps smarter

Just like humans, some chimpanzees are smarter than others, and about half of that variation in intelligence depends on the genes that individuals carry and pass on from one generation to the next Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?

The absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether someone experiences arthritis, no matter how heavy they are Continue reading “Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Data storage tech 1,000 times faster than before

With a new technology called ‘spin current’, researchers have accelerated writing speeds on computer hard drives by 1,000 times Continue reading “Data storage tech 1,000 times faster than before” More...