behavioural patterns

Fourth suicide at Delhi Metro premises in 6 days (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old youth committed suicide by jumping from an elevated Delhi Metro station here Tuesday, police said, in the fourth such incident on the network ... Read more...

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Kashmir officials start radio collaring of leopards


March 19th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) Wildlife protection officials at the Dachigam National Park near Srinagar Monday started radio collaring of leopards to understand the home range and behavioural patterns of leopards ... Read more...

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How did animals evolve personalities?


September 5th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Just like humans, animals too have personalities - consistent behavioural patterns. But how did they evolve?To determine, scientists at Max Wolf of the Max Planck Institute for Human ... Read more...

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‘America’s Next Top Model’ winner bares all to promote ‘Love Your Body Day’


August 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 25 (ANI): The winner of 'America's Next Top Model' is set to bare all to promote 'Love Your Body Day'.According to the Daily Mail, Whitney Thompson poses seductively nude ... Read more...

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T cells could aid AIDS vaccine development


April 29th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Chinese scientists have come up with a new HIV model that suggests killer T cells could come in handy for an AIDS vaccine.Physicists and biologists from Xiamen University ... Read more...

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Cats, dogs, parrots and even fish are right or left-handed


April 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Cats, dogs, parrots and even fish are right or left-handed, according to new Canadian research.According to a report in the New Scientist, Queen's University psychologists played with ... Read more...

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Chirayu Amin IPL interim chief, Modi chargesheeted on five counts (Roundup)


April 26th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday charged its vice president Lalit Modi on several counts of financial impropriety, including allegations of bid rigging, and appointed another vice-president and corporate ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit for changing Delhi residents’ mannerisms


March 18th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday called for a public-private partnership to develop a "package to change behavioural patterns of Delhi residents towards each other and guests ... Read more...

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Kill suicide bomber before he strikes: Pakistani police


October 25th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Target the suicide bombers before they are able to detonate the explosives strapped to their body, say Pakistani police after carrying out a research on suicide attackers' ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mental, behavioural disorders can be prevented in youngsters: Study


July 30th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Interventional programs in schools, communities and health care settings can help prevent mental, emotional and behavioural disorders in young people, say researchers.Early onset of mental health problems have ... Read more...

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‘Green’ pictorial book on African safaris


June 5th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 5 (IANS) What happens when a photographer and wildlife enthusiast goes on a 14-day safari to Africa? The answer is a colourful eco-friendly coffee table book. "Dream Safari - A pictorial ... Read more...

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Sexually harassed women leave workplace out of sense of weakness


February 22nd, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Women who have undergone sexual harassment at their office are likely to leave the organisation because of their inability to bring about a positive solution to the ... Read more...

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Modern Brits addicted to coffee, chocolate and Facebook


February 11th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Other than coffee and chocolates, most modern day Britons are addicted to social networking site Facebook, according to a survey.The study into modern lifestyles has come out ... Read more...

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Now, a game to teach kids about artificial intelligence


February 4th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists have designed a new computer game called Gorge, which can help children understand artificial intelligence.In fact, Gorge can also improve the childrens social interaction skills.Researchers at ... Read more...

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What makes invasive ants tick?


January 22nd, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Certain invasive ant species that successfully invade large swathes of land do so by cooperating to form a super-colony. While common ant colonies compete with neighbouring colonies for ... Read more...

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How cockroaches manage to flee their predators


November 14th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has found that when trying to flee their predators, cockroaches choose, seemingly at random, one of a handful of preferred escape routes, leaving their ... Read more...

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How wily cockroaches trick their predators


November 14th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Do you recall trying to trap a cockroach as a child, only to find that it anticipated your moves and darted away in a jiffy.Now a new study ... Read more...

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Mammootty, Shaji Karun team up for their first film


June 8th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) Veteran Malayalam superstar Mammootty, who is on a roll with all his releases this year becoming super hits, is upbeat about his latest film "Kutti Srank" with award ... Read more...

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