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Chimps can understand language too

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 05:18
If you believe speech perception is a uniquely human trait, think again — chimpanzees may also have the ability to understand language, says a new study.

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Time's up? GMT could soon be history

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 05:17
Leading scientists from around the world are meeting in Britain from Thursday to consider a proposal that could eventually see Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) relegated to a footnote in history.

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It's official: Girls just not interested in technology

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 05:16
Girls score worse in technology as they are not really interested in the subject, but can adapt to the same skills as their male counterparts if required for a job, a new study has claimed.

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Want instant date? Use this app to find who's available

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 05:15
Christina Wang has her datenight routine down pat. She combs her hair, fixes her makeup and then checks her phone, hoping to find Mr Right, who might just happen to be nearby, right now.

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China's first unmanned space docking a success

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 05:14
As two of its unmanned spacecraft successfully docked for the first time high above the Earth, China on Thursday termed it as a major technological breakthrough in its ambitious programme to establish a manned space station by 2020.

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Rare near-Earth asteroid fly-by set for Tuesday

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 21:08
A massive asteroid will make a rare fly-by Tuesday, and although it poses no danger of crashing to Earth, US scientists said this week they are looking forward to getting a closer look.

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China spacecraft dock together in orbit over Earth

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 08:28
Two unmanned Chinese spacecraft docked above Earth successfully early Thursday, moving China one step closer to setting up its own space station.

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‘Hospital design help your brain to recover fast’

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 04:40
The next time you fall ill, visit the best designed hospital of your town, as a new study has found that well-planned architecture, structural design and sensory stimulation increase a patient’s ability to recover fast both physically and mentally.

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Epidemic in US: Lethal overdose of painkillers

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 04:39
The United States is facing an epidemic of lethal overdoses from prescription painkillers, which have tripled in the past decade and now account for more deaths than heroin and cocaine combined.

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Denims go green: Now, jeans washed with rocks, not water

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 04:37
From the cotton field in rural India to the local rag bin, a typical pair of blue jeans consumes 919 gallons of water during its life cycle, Levi Strauss & Company says, or enough to fill about 15 spa-size bathtubs.

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Gene factor: Why breast cancer risk not high in all

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 04:36
Women are not automatically more likely to develop breast cancer if a relative has the high-risk genes, says a new study.

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Sing Beatles songs in shower, save planet

Wed, 11/02/2011 - 04:55
A British water company has urged customers to sing in the shower and recommends Beatles songs as they are short and so can help save water and cut energy bills.

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Sing Beatles songs in shower, save planet

Wed, 11/02/2011 - 04:55
A British water company has urged customers to sing in the shower and recommends Beatles songs as they are short and so can help save water and cut energy bills.

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China’s unmanned spaceship blasts off

Wed, 11/02/2011 - 04:50
China on Tuesday successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft for its maiden docking mission, paving the way for its first space station by 2020 to rival Mir, the space lab being run by Russian and US astronauts.

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Robots scale walls, sans hands

Wed, 11/02/2011 - 04:47
Inspired by the gecko, scientists have developed a tank-like robot that can scale vertical walls and crawl over ledges without using suction cups, glue or other liquid bonds to adhere to the surface.

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Genes show our ancestors evolved outside Africa too

Wed, 11/02/2011 - 04:42
Scientists have claimed that human evolution also occurred outside Africa, after they found evidence that people in East Asia share genetic material with Denisovans, known as the mysterious cousins of Neanderthals.

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Blood protein made from rice

Wed, 11/02/2011 - 04:37
Breakthrough By Chinese Researchers To Help Treat Burns, Liver Diseases

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Out-of-body experience? Your brain is playing tricks

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 04:07
Have had an out of-body experience? It's nothing, just your brain playing tricks on you, according to a new study.

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China to send woman into space next year

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 04:02
China is considering sending women astronauts into space during its space docking missions next year, a top space programme official said on Monday.

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Soon, a drone that can stay in air for 4 days

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 03:53
The maiden flight of a revolutionary US-made drone aircraft that can stay in the air for up to four days at 65,000 feet, prying at terror safe havens in countries like Pakistan, is just days away.

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