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Ancient Romans Concrete Technique Deciphered, Researchers Upbeat

A 2,000-year-old Roman concrete harbor structure, made from volcanic ash, lime and seawater by Romans has been cracked of its secret ingredients by modern minerologists using X-ray and Advanced Light Source (ALS). A team of researchers working at the Berkeley Lab used X-rays to study samples of Roman concrete at microscopic level to learn about the mineral cements. The Lab’s ...

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Miss Haryana Manushi Chillar Crowned Miss India 2017

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Miss Haryana Manushi Chillar won the Miss India 2017 crown on Sunday night after a scintillating ceremony in Mumbai. The five finalists included Shefali Sood, Sana Dua, Priyanka Kumari, Manushi Chillar, Anukriti Gusain and Aishwarya Devan who were quizzed further to select three of them to represent India in global pageants while Miss India crown was bagged by  Manushi.  They were quizzed ...

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