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Humans helped vulture population flourish in Canary Islands


December 13th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has found that the Egyptian vulture population of the Canary Islands flourished around the same time as humans began to colonise the islands."We found that ... Read more...

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Mukherjee says inflation not due to food shortage


March 7th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 7 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said inflation is not due to food shortage.Mukherjee said the price rise was mainly due to the demand pressure of edible ... Read more...

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Ancestor of emu and cassowary lost flight after becoming fat and lazy


January 26th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, January 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the flighted ancestor of birds such as the Australian emu and cassowary became too heavy to fly after the extinction of dinosaurs ... Read more...

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Deep-sea census reveals treasure trove of species that have never seen sunlight


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 23 (ANI): Census of Marine Life scientists have inventoried an astonishing abundance, diversity and distribution of deep sea species that have never known sunlight - creatures that somehow manage a ... Read more...

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Humans responsible for wiping out world’s mass migrations


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new research has indicated that human activities have played a large part in wiping out the world's mass migrations.The researchers determined that all of the world's large-scale ... Read more...

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Mice were fellow travellers with invasive Vikings, reveals gene analysis


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 2 (ANI): Scientists have studied the genes of mice to reveal new information about patterns of human migration, with a major finding indicating that Norwegian Vikings were taking these ... Read more...

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Black bears living in urban areas ”live fast, die young”


October 1st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Black bears living in urban areas are more likely to die young than their wildland counterparts, according to a new study by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).The researchers ... Read more...

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Gene that helps corals adapt to day and night revealed


September 13th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a gene in corals that responds to day/night cycles, which provides some tantalizing clues into how symbiotic corals work together with their plankton partners. ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks $6 bn aid from Saudi Arabia in return for land


June 7th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Pakistan will seek $6 billion aid from Saudi Arabia during Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's visit, in return offering land for growing and exporting wheat. Gilani arrived in ... Read more...

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‘Chinese, Indians eating more meat, driving global grain shortage’


February 19th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 19 (IANS) The leader of Britain's largest opposition party has told British farmers that the current global shortage of grains is partly being caused by Chinese and ... Read more...

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