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California prof gets National Science Award

Dr Sabeeha Merchanthas won the prestigious 2005 Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal awarded by the National Academy of Sciences. Merchant is a professor of biochemistry at the department of chemistry and......

Indian American scientist Subra Suresh honoured

A top Indian American scientist who heads the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, will be inducted into the Institute of Medicine in recognition of his research into cell mechanics related to......

Why blue LEDs are worth a Nobel Prize

Blue light-emitting diodes help create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs and promises to revolutionise the way the world lights its homes and offices. Shivanand Kanavi reports......

Jumping cats, long tongues, golf clubs: 12 jaw-dropping Guinness records

Some people are remembered for their great achievements. But, there are some like these who enter record books for the sheer oddity. On the occasion of 60th-anniversary edition of the Guinness......

Indian American kids create history at Intel competition

The Indian American high school children who were among the 40 finalists in the Intel Science Search competition -- often dubbed the Junior Nobel Prize convention -- may have failed to win any of......

Ratan Tata in National Academy of Engineering

India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata will be formally inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering in the US for his "outstanding contributions" to industrial development in......

New tool to pinpoint oil reserves developed

Scientists have developed a new tool that can precisely pinpoint where petroleum and gas reserves have accumulated. The tool is a new index that provides a better understanding of how oil......

Engineered bacteria make fuel from sunlight

In a bid to find a substitute to fossil fuels as raw material for the chemical industry, scientists have engineered bacteria, which could help grow chemical precursors for fuels and plastics."Most......

Asia:Rising temperatures to affect rice production

Increasing temperaturesbecause ofclimate change will hit rice production in Asia, says a new study.Rising temperatures during the past 25 years have already cut the yield growth rate by 10-20 per......

Ratan Tata among American Academy Fellows

One of India's leading industrialist and two Indian American researchers have been elected as members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata......

And the Oscar for 'Best Bollywood Film' is...

Indian Americanshave asked the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to introduce a new award category of 'Best Bollywood Film' for films made in India.Rajan Zed, a leader of the......

Why we admire Satyajit Ray so much

To his uninformed detractors -- including the late Indian actress Nargis Dutt -- filmmaker Satyajit Ray was a tireless chronicler of Indian poverty whose Pather Panchali captured the attention of......

Winona's scary ride

Winona Ryder, of Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands fame, reportedly passed out, unconscious, during a flight from Los Angeles to London on Wednesday.Staff and fellow passengers allegedly noticed......

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Q. What happened to Scientist Radhakrishna?
:  A. Venkatraman Radhakrishnan (born on 18 May 1929) is an internationally renowned space scientist and member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences....... more

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Q. what do you think about Oskar awards?
Hitler :  A. Best Picture: The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow) Actor in a Leading Role: Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart) Actress in a Leading Role: Sandra Bullock...... more

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Q. Chinatown (motion picture), this is an old film, viewed it?
T A RAMESH:  A. I viewed it a second or third time recently. This was a picture about a Los Angeles, California, detective uncovering a major political scandal....... more

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Q. apart from panel of judges of song Jai Ho, who gave OSKAR AWARD (milinear...) how many from general public found any melody,harmony, pleasant sensation sweet composition in that song. ?
Mona Bernard:  A. The Academy Awards, affectionately known as the Oscars, are the oldest, best known, most influential, most prestigious, and famous of film awards....... more

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Q. Is n't homosexuality a mental disorder?
Sharad Sharad:  A. In fact, many researchers hypothesize that a homosexual orientation stems from a combination of biological and environmental factors. For example,...... more

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  Web results for California Academy Of Science
Mayor Cox Speaking On STEAM Education At Science Academy Night

The Academy of Science at Mater Dei Catholic High School in Chula Vista is holding a Science Academy Night on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30PM, with... ...

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The Most Wonderful Time

PRWeb 2014-10-23 In San Francisco, the holiday season could easily be called the most wonderful time of the year, as the song goes. The city's... ...

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Joan Fontaine's 1941 best actress Oscar up for auction

Joan Fontaine Silver screen star Joan Fontaine's 1941 best actress Oscar statuette will go on the auction block, Christie's said in a rare sale of... ...

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