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Earth, other planetary objects shared similar chemical origin

Earth, other planetary objects shared similar chemical origin

Earth and other planetary objects formed in the early years of the Solar System share similar chemical origins, suggests a new finding.

Sep 15, 2016, 23:01 PM IST
Human super predator more terrifying than bears, wolves

Human super predator more terrifying than bears, wolves

Bears, wolves and other large carnivores may be frightening beasts but the fear they inspire in their prey pales in comparison to that caused by the human super predator, a new study has found.

Jul 27, 2016, 10:32 AM IST

Nicotine therapy as bad as smoking for newborn

Pregnant women who shift to alternate form of nicotine in gums, nasal sprays or lozenges do not do any good to the little bundle of joy inside, warns a new study.

Jan 17, 2014, 20:05 PM IST

Exercise may help pregnant women quit smoking

For pregnant women who want to quit smoking, a brisk walk can temporarily stave off tobacco cravings, says a Canadian study.

Nov 22, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

Martian meteorites 4 bn years younger than earlier believed

A team of geologists has proved that the most common group of meteorites from Mars is almost 4 billion years younger than many scientists had believed.

Jul 25, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Way to make cancer cells more responsive to chemotherapy identified

A new research from Western University has shed light on why some cancer cells don`t respond to chemotherapy, and identified a mechanism to rectify that.

May 24, 2013, 13:48 PM IST

Insects` chill-coma recovery mechanisms revealed

Researchers have identified the mechanisms by which insects can recover from a paralyzed state in extreme cold, called chill-coma, which may give a new insight into managing agriculture and biodiversity in a changing climate.

Nov 30, 2012, 10:30 AM IST