Scientists name new species of...

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Toronto, July 17 (IBNS): Scientists from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the Philip J Currie Dinosaur Museum have identified and named a new species of dinosaur in honour of renowned Canadian palaeontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie. Albertavenator curriei, meaning "Currie's Alberta hunter".

Mamata Banerjee wishes Indian astronomers for identification of ...
Kolkata, July 17 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday wished Indian astronomers who identified a previously unknown large supercluster of galaxies called now as "Saraswati".
New limits to functional portion of human genome reported
New York, July 16 (IBNS): An evolutionary biologist at the University of Houston has published new calculations that indicate no more than 25 percent of the human genome is functional.
Stanford scientists discover how dense, extraterrestrial ice can ...
London, July 14 (IBNS): Stanford researchers have for the first time captured the freezing of water, molecule-by-molecule, into a strange, dense form called ice VII , found naturally in otherworldly environments, such as when icy planetary bodies collide.
Mosquitoes should not be eliminated: Research
West Lafayette, Ind., July 13 (IBNS): A Purdue researcher and a team of scientists working on a new insecticide argue that mosquitoes should not simply be made extinct due to their role in various ecosystems.
The one trillion tonne iceberg: Larsen C Ice Shelf rift finally b...
Washington, July 12 (IBNS): A one trillion tonne iceberg – one of the biggest ever recorded - has calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, after a rift in the ice, monitored by the Swansea University-led MIDAS project, finally completed its path through the ice.
First battery-free cellphone makes calls by harvesting ambient po...
Washington, July 12 (IBNS): University of Washington researchers have invented a cellphone that requires no batteries — a major leap forward in moving beyond chargers, cords and dying phones. Instead, the phone harvests the few microwatts of power it requires from either ambient radio signals or light.
Lip-syncing Obama: New tools turn audio clips into realistic vide...
Washington, July 12 (IBNS): University of Washington researchers have developed new algorithms that solve a thorny challenge in the field of computer vision: turning audio clips into a realistic, lip-synced videoof the person speaking those words.
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