behavioural characteristics

‘Paranoid’ insects double mating time with females

August 9th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Male insects which become 'paranoid' in a rival's presence, double the mating time with a female even though her risk of being fertilised by another male ... Read more...

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30,000 B.C. cave home found in China

May 11th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) A cave home that dates back to 30,000 B.C. has been found in central China. The stone age cave was discovered during excavation at the Longquan ... Read more...

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Dad’s early involvement with child boosts their connection in school

June 23rd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A father, who changes his baby's diapers and keeps a check on the child's day to day activities, is more likely to be more involved in the kid's ... Read more...

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Rare crab, thought extinct, spotted in Taiwan

October 12th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Oct 12 (DPA) A species of rare land crab has been spotted in Taiwan, the third time that the species has been observed by scientists, a newspaper said Sunday.The sesarmid crab, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientists system helps solve crime using tattoos and scars

June 20th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 20 (ANI): Identification of individuals using passport, licence etc is not a credible option as far as homeland security, identity fraud and natural disasters are concerned. But now, ... Read more...

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Like humans, chimps too have cultural differences among colonies

January 10th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Its not just humans who have cultural differences, for a new study has suggested that socially learned cultural behaviour is also found among chimpanzees colonies.The study, led by ... Read more...

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