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Delhi’s ex-street kid in top US photography show (With Image)


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Vicky Roy, a street child-turned ace art photographer, will be India's sole representative at the prestigious 'The Art of Photography Show 2011' to be held ... Read more...

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Humans first covered their nakedness 170,000 years ago


January 7th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) A research suggests that humans first covered their nakedness some 170,000 years ago, something which helped them move out of Africa. Research by David Reed, investigator at Florida ... Read more...

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Lice DNA shows humans started wearing clothes about 170,000yrs ago


January 7th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): A new study following the evolution of lice has revealed that modern humans started wearing clothes about 170,000 years ago, a technology which enabled them to successfully migrate ... Read more...

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Missouri researcher’s genus discovery is ‘once in a lifetime experience’


October 16th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new genus named Hondurodendron, which means "tree of Honduras", has been discovered by a Missouri botanical garden researcher.Dr. Carmen Ulloa, associate curator at the Missouri Botanical Garden, ... Read more...

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Commonwealth art: Diverse style, similar sensibilities


September 29th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A Gandhi topi, a traditional Nigerian riga robe, a Baluchi turban, Inuit (Eskimo) stone sculptures from northern Canada, Bengal's "pata chitra" and rare snapshots ... Read more...

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Ancient croc kin likely food for largest ever snake


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) A 60-million-year-old croc kin was a likely food source for Titanoboa, the largest snake the world has ever known. Working with scientists from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in ... Read more...

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World’s largest snake feasted on ancient croc relative 60 mln yrs ago


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): In a new research, a team of paleontologists has found that the likely food source for Titanoboa, the largest snake the world has ever known, was a 60-million-year-old ... Read more...

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New evidence supports North America as center of origin for all living marsupials


December 16th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist from the University of Florida has traced the evolution of the modern opossum back to the extinction of the dinosaurs, and finding ... Read more...

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Meteor hunting begins in Ontario


April 30th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, April 30 (ANI): Researchers have issued a call for meteorite-hunters and interested locals to start searching for a meteorite that landed on rural land north of Newmarket, Ontario, in Canada.The space ... Read more...

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New found fossil in China may belong to ancestor of T rex


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A fossil found in China, dating from the middle of the Cretaceous period, may belong to a dinosaur that was probably the ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.According ... Read more...

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Indian art featured in two new Chicago art galleries


December 15th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 15 (IANS) The Art Institute of Chicago has opened two new galleries devoted to Asian art - one features Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic art, while the other has ... Read more...

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Chameleon with a rapid growth rate and shortest lifespan


July 1st, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new research has discovered that a chameleon from arid southwestern Madagascar spends up to three-quarters of its life in an egg, and its lifespan after hatching ... Read more...

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Climate change is hastening extinction in Madagascars reptiles and amphibians


June 10th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new research has determined that climate change has hastened extinction in Madagascars reptiles and amphibians, with three species in the region predicted to go extinct between ... Read more...

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Bones in museum’s drawers lead to rediscovery of dinosaur


November 14th, 2007 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): The skeleton of a dinosaur known as Barosaurus has been rediscovered by a curator in drawers of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Canada. The Barosaurus skeleton includes ... Read more...

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