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Kate Middleton’s family ‘awarded their own coat of arms’


April 20th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Kate Middleton's family has received their own coat of arms just few days ahead of the royal wedding.Although the royal bride-to-be was entitled to apply for a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Remains of oldest fruit trees found in Iberian Peninsula


January 16th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Researchers have found that the seed samples gathered over the years at medieval archaeological sites in the historic old quarter of Hondarribia are the remains of the oldest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One in five Brit kids have never climbed a tree, visited a farm


August 16th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A survey has revealed that one in five British children have never climbed a tree or visited a farm.The survey also found that two out of five have ... Read more...

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Tree-dwelling mammals live longer than earthbound ones


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The squirrels littering your lawn with acorns as they bound overhead will live to plague your yard longer than the ones that aerate it with their burrows, according ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Palmer’s oak is a tree older than dirt


December 28th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael May led a team of researchers on top of a small hill in suburban southern California and they found a tree older than dirt. At ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A Tree Older Than Dirt


December 28th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec.28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) California has been known for Hollywood, its coasts and its busty beauties. However, now CA will be known as the state to house the oldest tree (or ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jurupa Oak tree is world’s oldest organism at 13,000 years


December 24th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): A new study has identified a tree as the world's oldest organism, which at 13,000 years, was already thousands of years old when the Egyptians built their pyramids ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nature is the best stress buster during holidays


December 20th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): With the holidays going on in full swing, stress is never far behind, and when things get too hectic or overwhelming heading outdoors can soothe all the jangled ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Raccoons running wild in Barack Obamas White House lawns!


February 6th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.6 (ANI): Critters are now roaming the grounds of the White House, and to deal with the problem, the Secret Service has called in the National Park Service (NPS). The NPS ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Squirrels are masters at tactical deception


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): They might be small in size, but squirrels are clever and smart when it comes to tricking and deception, according to a new study.The study, by biologists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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