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Last updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:02:03 PM

Wireless cooling: Magnets to keep your fridge cool
New York, July 29 (IANS) Magnets may soon act as wireless cooling agents for your refrigerators, laptops and other devices if a theory propounded by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US finds application.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:30:03 PM

Human-induced water vapour next climate threat
New York, July 29 (IANS) The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere - a key amplifier of global warming - owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades, scientists said.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:16:10 PM

Cool flames in space to lead better engines on Earth
Washington, July 29 (IANS) A new space experiment can change the way humans travel. In a series of trials on board the International Space Station (ISS), researchers have discovered a type of cool-burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:54:03 PM

US, EU to impose new sanctions on Russia
Washington, July 29 (IANS) New sanctions would be imposed on Russia this week by the US and the European Union (EU) in the wake of Moscow's continued assistance to rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:16:05 PM

Smartphone catches fire under US girl's pillow
New York, July 29 (IANS) In a bizarre accident, a 13-year-old girl found her Samsung Galaxy S4 burnt and melted under her pillow.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:28:03 AM

NASA's Mars rover breaks off-Earth roving record
Washington, July 29 (IANS) NASA's Opportunity Mars rover that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after trekking for 40 km.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:26:17 AM

Daily running can lower death risk
Washington, July 29 (IANS) A new US study has suggested that running everyday, even for a few minutes, can significantly reduce a person's risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:22:09 AM

Nicki Minaj delays 'Anaconda' release
Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj has delayed the release of her new single "Anaconda" until next month.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:00:04 AM

Kendall Jenner 'flirts' with basketball player
Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Model Kendall Jenner was reportedly seen "flirting" with basketball star Chandler Parsons during a meal with her sister Kylie and friends.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:16:18 AM

China wants peace cooperation between UN, regional organisations
United Nations, July 29 (IANS) China has called for enhanced peacekeeping cooperation and coordination between the UN and regional organisations to maximise their respective advantages.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:34:05 AM

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