Tuesday 02 September, 2014

Ancient Egyptians were largely veggies

What exactly did people living along the banks of the Nile river thousands of years ago exactly eat? New research has unlocked the secret: Like most modern people Continue reading “Ancient Egyptians were largely veggies” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Don’t miss ‘Earthrise’ photo from space

More than 45 years have passed since the first “Earthrise” photo was taken by the Apollo 8 crew in 1968, showing the Earth for the first time as it appears from deep space Continue reading “Don’t More...

By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Now, plants to power planes!

Biofuels may soon become a low-cost and environment-friendly alternative to costly jet fuels as researchers have developed a new technology to transform lignocellulosic biomass into a jet fuel surrogate Continue More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Inferiority complex not behind Neanderthals’ demise: Study

Debunking earlier theories that Neanderthals disappeared owing to modern human superiority in matters related to life Continue reading “Inferiority complex not behind Neanderthals’ demise: Study” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Day on an exoplanet lasts only eight hours!

Do you know that an exoplanet has a day that lasts only eight hours – much quicker than any planet in the solar system as its equator is moving at almost 100,000 kms per hour Continue reading “Day on More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Battery powered passenger jets expected in 15 years

Move over electric cars. Plan a family trip on a private electricity-powered jet instead Continue reading “Battery powered passenger jets expected in 15 years” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Mayan people would have loved online world: Study

As we have moved over the Maya calendar that interpreted the world’s end in 2012, it is time again to look back how people belonging to the Maya period may have had reacted to the virtual online world we More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Signs of life on exomoons a distinct possibility too

Although we are yet to witness an exomoon, there are far greater chances for exomoons to harbour life like exoplanets, a thrilling research has indicated Continue reading “Signs of life on exomoons a distinct More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Astronauts may face attention deficit risks

Astronauts who are radiation-sensitive need to take extra care to protect their brains as they may face risks of attention deficit and slower reaction times Continue reading “Astronauts may face attention More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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This space selfie not to be missed!

While replacing a dead primary computer outside the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday, two astronauts did not mind taking a selfie which is now giving the earth dwellers goosebumps Continue reading “This More...