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Now wake up at the crack of a ‘fake’ dawn!


October 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Ever looked outside on a wintry morning and sidled back into bed feeling lackluster? Now, a British firm has created an alarm clock that creates an artificial dawn ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bird songs ‘may ease’ kids’ fear of needles


August 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Bird songs may calm children receiving injections, according to scientists.Researchers say the songs could help relieve anxiety and needle phobia in hospital patients.A project at Alder Hey Hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s least known bird rediscovered in Afghanistan


January 26th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 26 (ANI): Scientists have rediscovered a species of bird, which has only been observed alive on three previous occasions since it was first discovered in 1867, in a remote land ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

As in humans, sleep solidifies bird’s memories


January 13th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Sleep is the tonic that helps humans stabilise information and tasks learned during the preceding day. Now researchers have found that sleep has similar effects upon learning in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists measure bird populations using their songs


November 27th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Scientists have found a new way to monitor the sizes of bird populations - recording their songs.According to researchers, the new technique gives a more accurate estimate of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Best selling Brit author says Koran has ‘no ethics’


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.23 (ANI): Best selling author Sebastian Faulks has courted controversy by saying the Koran has "no ethical dimension".In an interview with today's Sunday Times Magazine, he added that the Islamic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Birds sing well even when exposed to bad tutors


May 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A new study by German researchers has revealed that male canaries sing well even when they are exposed to tutors lacking basic features of the song of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Even bad tutors can’s make birds sing badly


May 28th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Male canaries sing well even when they are exposed to tutors lacking basic features of the song of their species. The learning of birdsong resembles speech learning in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Changing climate make mockingbirds better singers


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Mockingbirds tend to sing fancier tunes with changing climate, say researchers.The research team from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Centre (NESCent), the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and McGill University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit town crier deafened by his own bell after 25 years!


October 14th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Keith Jackman, 86, revealed that the loud volume of his own bell has ruined his hearing power."Twenty five years of ringing the bell in my right hand has had an effect ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New 007 book smashes sales record


June 5th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Devil May Care, the new James Bond novel by Sebastian Faulks, has smashed sales figures, by becoming Penguin's fastest selling hardback fiction title ever.The book, commissioned to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Publishers see bestseller in new James Bond book


May 8th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 8 (IANS) With a new release round the corner, publishers are again betting heavy on the James Bond books, which have seen dwindling sales since 007 creator Ian Fleming ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dungeon dads incest kids will need 8 years of intensive therapy


May 3rd, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
London, May 3 (ANI): The impact of monster Josef Fritzl has been so dreadful on the kids he fathered with his daughter that according to psychiatrists they could face up to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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