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Platypus is a bird,a reptile, & a mammal

9. May 2008

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Arguably the oddest beast in Nature’s menagerie, the platypus looks as it if were assembled from spare parts left over after the animal kingdom was otherwise complete. Now scientists know why. According to a study released Wednesday, the egg-laying critter is a genetic potpourri — part bird, part reptile and part lactating mammal. The task […]

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Platypus is a bird,a reptile, & a mammal

9. May 2008

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Arguably the oddest beast in Nature’s menagerie, the platypus looks as it if were assembled from spare parts left over after the animal kingdom was otherwise complete. Now scientists know why. According to a study released Wednesday, the egg-laying critter is a genetic potpourri — part bird, part reptile and part lactating mammal. The task […]

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Physicists Create Universe Smaller Than a Marble

9. May 2008

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At Lancaster University, they ’re unraveling the secrets of how to build a universe. In fact, they have already formed one, or something very much like it. This scientific breakthrough lies in the bottom of a chamber no larger than your pinky finger, filled with helium and cooled to 0.0003 degrees Fahrenheit above absolute zero. […]

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Youtube India launched

8. May 2008

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Youtube has just launched a site having an “Indian lens” for the Indian audience. The site is at www.youtube.in or www.in.youtube.com. Here is an excerpt from the Youtube India blog: We're very happy to be able to bring you a localised version of YouTube for India, its diaspora and really anyone who is passionate about […]

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India tests Agni III

7. May 2008

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India on Wednesday test fired the spearhead of its missile programme, Agni III, a nuclear capable Intermediate Range Ballistic missile(IRBM) that can strike upto 3500kms.The missile was fired from Wheeler Island off Orissa coast at 9.56am. It was the third successful test of the missile which is expected to be given to army by 2009.It […]

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