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Two killed in Brazilian plane crash
Sao Paulo, Aug 24 (EFE) A single-engine plane crashed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, killing two people, authorities said.

Monday, August 24, 2009 12:53:39 PM

Rocket propellant goes green
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) NASA has launched a small rocket using a clean, green and safe propellant comprising aluminium powder and water ice.

Monday, August 24, 2009 12:53:24 PM

Perry destroys expensive guitars on stage
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry destroyed two guitars worth $4,900 each

Monday, August 24, 2009 12:49:47 PM

Mammals, birds, fishes have won evolutionary race
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Mammals, birds and fishes are among evolution's 'winners' because they have diversified into more species, while crocodiles, alligators and their reptile cousin tuatara are among the 'losers', says a new study.

Monday, August 24, 2009 12:49:37 PM

Aaron Carter wants to date Aniston
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Aaron Carter, younger brother of Backstreet Boy Nick, is keen to date an older woman and Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston tops his list.

Monday, August 24, 2009 11:47:24 AM

Jessica Simpson puts curse on ex-boyfriend
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress-singer Jessica Simpson got in touch with a woman on the Internet and attempted to put a curse on her ex-boyfriend, American football star Tony Romo.

Monday, August 24, 2009 11:47:14 AM

Human trials of malaria vaccine may start next year
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) A malaria vaccine, the first of its kind, will be ready for human trials early next year, a researcher said. It has worked perfectly in trials with mice.

Monday, August 24, 2009 11:19:37 AM

Scientists freeze image of 64 km long lightning bolt
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Scientists have captured a one second shot of a huge lightning bolt, streaking 64 km upward from the top of a storm cloud.

Monday, August 24, 2009 11:05:26 AM

Farming does not reduce tree cover as much as thought earlier
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Satellite imagery has revealed that there is significant tree cover in nearly half the farmed landscape worldwide, contrary to a belief that agriculture leads to massive deforestation.

Monday, August 24, 2009 11:05:24 AM

Why does low Vitamin D raise cardiac risks in diabetics?
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Researchers have found why low levels of vitamin D are known to nearly double the risk of cardiovascular disease in diabetics.

Monday, August 24, 2009 10:31:23 AM

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