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‘Venom from snakes could save lives too’


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Snake venom could become the source of life-saving drugs for cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure, according to an Australian research.Gavin Huttley from The John Curtin ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Soft drinks make it harder to lose weight: Study


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study."This study proves ... Read more...

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Sharks visit underwater spas for dead skin removal


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Sharks are visiting underwater 'spas' where they undergo cleansing to get rid of unwanted parasites. Researchers have observed Thresher sharks swimming into areas populated by cleaner ... Read more...

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In chimps, as in humans, faces are personality billboards


January 24th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): People can read a chimpanzee's face and tell if the animal is dominant and physically active, according to a new study.A research team, led by psychologist Robert Ward ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study reveals ‘multiple species of catfish despite same colours, patterns’


January 6th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that although catfish communities of South American contain almost identically coloured and patterned fish, they may be home to three or more different ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

200mn-yr-old fossils reveal how snakes’ syringe-like venom fangs evolved


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Scientists are analysing fossils of a 200 million-year-old reptile of the late Triassic period to understand how syringe-like teeth evolved in snakes that exist today.Although not closely related ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Language may influence how you think about others


July 13th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): The language a person speaks may influence their thoughts, according to a new study.Researchers Shai Danziger of Ben-Gurion University and Robert Ward of Bangor University conducted a study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

David Cameron’s body language voted more attractive than Gordon Brown’s


March 7th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown appeared to have lost the battle to Leader of the Opposition David Cameron in a study examining their body languages.Voters participating in ... Read more...

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Distractions may hinder rational decision making


September 16th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) We are faced with making decisions all the time, weighing the pros and cons in light of past experiences, before we do something about it. However, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mental fatigue can lower physical endurance


February 24th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers from Bangor University have found that mental fatigue can have an adverse impact on the physical performance of individuals.They found that when participants performed a mentally ... Read more...

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The longest-lived animal is a sea clam


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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