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Mammals running speed determines eye size

May 3rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Maximum running speed practically determines mammalian eye size other than body size, says a new study.Species with larger eyes usually have higher visual acuity, says Chris Kirk, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Turtles use ’super tongue’ to survive underwater

May 21st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that the common musk turtle possesses an extraordinary organ that allows it to breathe underwater and stay submerged for many months - a tiny tongue ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

35-mn-year-old fossil raises questions on primates’ origin

January 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 7 (DPA) A 35-million-year-old primate fossil found in southern Thailand has added to evidence that primates, which include humans, might have originated in Asia rather than Africa, Thai media reports ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |