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Scientists monitor undersea volcanic eruption off Oregon coast3/5/2015 12:38
PORTLAND: An undersea volcano about 300 miles (480 km) off Oregon's coast has been spewing lava for the past seven days, confirming forecasts made last fall and giving researchers unique insight into a hidden ocean hot spot, a scientist said on Friday.
Scientists can foretell lightning3/5/2015 11:16
Scientists can now estimate the months when lightning flashes are likely to be more frequent around Mumbai and Pune so that precautions can be taken to prevent loss of life and property.
How our brain decodes sound26/4/2015 11:54
In an interesting discovery, scientists have found that when we hear a sound, neurons fire in sync with the rhythmic structure of the sound, exactly encoding its original structure in the timing of spikes.
French firm announces multiple sclerosis drug breakthrough26/4/2015 10:12
French biotechnology company MedDay on Friday announced encouraging results for a multiple sclerosis (MS) drug trial, saying it decreased its progress and in some cases led to a "significant improvement" for sufferers.