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In Myanmar, the pygmies that time forgot


June 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 13 (IANS) A group of pygmies, forgotten by time, lived among treacherous mountains in the region bordering Myanmar and Tibet till they were 'found' and written on by ... Read more...

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Gene that makes men aggressive found


March 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) The "macho" gene which makes men behave more aggressively than women under stress has been discovered.They say this one gene could explain why men have a ... Read more...

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We have 14 bn brain cells less than we thought


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Scientists believe that the human brain contains 100 billion neurons but that figure is actually 14 billion too many, claims a new study.Humans actually have 86 ... Read more...

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Apex court assails state’s neutrality on gay sex


February 29th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday assailed the "new phenomenon" of the government not taking any position on the Delhi High Court verdict decriminalizing consensual gay sex.A ... Read more...

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Violent video games affect emotional control


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Playing violent video games even for a week could alter brain regions bearing on cognitive function and emotional control in young male adults, reveals a study.These ... Read more...

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India fighting against non-communicable diseases: Azad


September 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) As the UN General Assembly adopted the political declaration on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), India's Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has ... Read more...

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89 illegal migrants found in truck


March 31st, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 31 (IANS/EFE) As many as 89 illegal immigrants, who displayed "evident signs of dehydration", were found inside the trailer of a truck in eastern Mexico, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Male monkeys who wash with their own urine ‘are sexually attractive’


February 25th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): A study has discovered that an odd habit amongst Capuchin monkeys, who urinate onto their hands then rub their urine over their bodies into their fur, do it ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians least likely to kick the butt: Study


February 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Malaysian Indians are least likely to quit smoking compared to the Chinese or the Malays, a study has revealed. The Chinese, if male, married and motivated, top ... Read more...

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How missing molecule distorts path of crucial sex hormones


November 30th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new research suggests that a hormone responsible for the onset of puberty can end up stuck in the wrong part of the body if the nerve pathways ... Read more...

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Gainesville Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 5 Injured


October 5th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Gainesville, Oct 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the Gainesville shooting saw two people dead, including the gunman and five injured after a series of shooting in and around the whole city, ... Read more...

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Absence of father at home linked to early puberty in girls


September 17th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): A new research has shown that girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age.According to the new study led ... Read more...

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Jameshedpur’s Tata Zoo starts deer sterilization drive


August 11th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Anup SinhaJamshedpur, Aug 11 (ANI): The Tata Zoo in Jamshedpur has begun sterilization of male spotted deer to check the rise in their numbers.Zoo authorities have sterilized at least 15 spotted ... Read more...

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Competition a double-edged sword for teen girls


July 7th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Is being competitive a good or a bad thing when you're a teenager? Well, a bit of both actually: Competing to win is detrimental to girls' social relationships ... Read more...

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Chimpanzees kill for territory


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Bands of chimpanzees violently kill others from rival groups in a bid to expand their own territory, says a new research which provides the first definitive evidence for ... Read more...

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Coast Guard rescues two from burning motor yacht off Los Angeles


May 22nd, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
SAN PEDRO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from a burning motor yacht off Los Angeles on Friday, the agency said.A 25-foot Response Boat from Coast Guard ... Read more...

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How sex hormones control ‘masculinization’ of the brain


April 29th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): A new study has uncovered some information about how sex hormones control masculinization of the brain during development and drive gender related behaviors in adult males.Published by Cell ... Read more...

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New Jersey Teen Sold Her (Step) sister For Sexual Acts At A Get-together


April 1st, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The personnel of the police force in the capital region of New Jersey have articulated that a 15-year-old girl sold her 7-year-old stepsister. She executed ... Read more...

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Independence, OR stabbing leads to four arrests


February 9th, 2010 - 5:45 am ICT by BNO News
INDEPENDENCE, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – Independence Police on Friday arrested four individuals in Independence, Oregon after a stabbing wounded one teenager, police said.Independence Police Officers responded to reports of a fight and ... Read more...

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Women tend to suffer more sports injuries


January 26th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 26 (IANS) Female athletes experience dramatically higher rates of musculoskeletal injuries and medical conditions than their male counterparts, says a new study. Depending on the sport, there can be a two ... Read more...

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Remains of 1,000 people recovered from one of Ireland’s largest medieval cemeteries


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, November 2 (ANI): The skeletal remains of more than a thousand people have been recovered from what experts believe was one of Ireland's largest medieval cemeteries.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Dudhwa rhinos fight for turf (With Images)


October 11th, 2009 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjeeb Baruah Dudhwa (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 11 (IANS) A fierce turf war is raging among rhinos in the Dudhwa National Park. With the rhino population rising to 29 with the birth of ... Read more...

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High mortality rates may explain people’s small size


October 6th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) High mortality rates in small-bodied people, commonly known as pygmies, may partly explain their small stature, says a new study. The study by Jay Stock and Andrea Migliano, both ... Read more...

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Centre should look after coastal security, says Kerala


September 26th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 26 (IANS) Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Saturday called for the central government to take up the security of the coasts. "The need of the hour is that the centre should ... Read more...

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Teenaged girl confesses to involvement in 30 murders in Brazil


July 8th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 8 (EFE) A 17-year-old girl has confessed to the police that she participated in more than 30 murders since 2006, with all the killings committed with the same knife, ... Read more...

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Birds sing well even when exposed to bad tutors


May 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A new study by German researchers has revealed that male canaries sing well even when they are exposed to tutors lacking basic features of the song of their ... Read more...

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Even bad tutors can’s make birds sing badly


May 28th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Male canaries sing well even when they are exposed to tutors lacking basic features of the song of their species. The learning of birdsong resembles speech learning in ... Read more...

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Monkeys and humans share ‘diet control’ habits


May 20th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): In a new research, behavioural ecologists working in Bolivia have found that wild spider monkeys control their diets in a similar way to humans, contrary to what has ... Read more...

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Serrated teeth, venom make Komodo bite deadlier


May 19th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Serrated teeth and venom impart a deadlier edge to the bite of a Komodo Dragon than previously assumed, according to a new study. Using sophisticated medical imaging techniques, a ... Read more...

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Tooth-venom combo key to Komodo dragon’s vicious bite


May 19th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that the effectiveness of the Komodo Dragon's bite, which is lethal to its prey, is a combination of highly specialized serrated teeth and ... Read more...

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Colour of feathers more than skin deep


April 16th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Where do birds get their red feathers from? For instance, the red carotenoids that give the common crossbill its red colouration are produced in the liver, not the ... Read more...

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Birds’ feather’s colours are synthesised in their livers, not skins


April 16th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Contrary to previous beliefs, the red carotenoids that provide the red colouration in the Common Crossbill is synthesised in the bird's liver and not its skin, according to ... Read more...

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Kerala to rope in fisherfolk as informers


December 19th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to rope in fisherfolk to keep an eye on suspicious vessels in the sea, a minister said Friday. "We have a 610 kilometre ... Read more...

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Two cups of coffee a day during pregnancy can damage offsprings heart for lifetime


December 17th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Drinking just two cups of coffee a day during pregnancy can damage the heart of offspring for a lifetime.The study published in the FASEB Journal shows that ... Read more...

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Scientists reconstruct Pompeii familys final hours


December 12th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A group of Italian researchers have reconstructed the last hours in Pompeii of a dozen people of a household who managed to survive Mount Vesuvius devastating eruption ... Read more...

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