Mystery behind cats, zebra stripes to be solved?

September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) With the help of a newly-discovered animal gene, the US scientists appear to be closer to unravel the mystery behind origin of cats' stripes.The gene ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Plot to kill Putin foiled (Lead)

February 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS) Russian and Ukrainian security services have foiled a plot to assassinate Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shortly after the upcoming presidential election in the country, it ... Read more...

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Tiny beaked toad, two other species discovered

November 28th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Deep within the Colombian jungle, scientists have stumbled upon a bizarre-looking beaked toad, along with two hitherto unknown species. Tinier than a human thumbnail, the beaked toad, with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Causes of mysterious skin disease

June 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Scientists have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo - a disease that typically causes patches of white skin on the face and neck, is associated with slight variations ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why do cats have stripes and spots?

January 14th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Scientists have found at least three different genes responsible for stripes and spots on domestic cats, a finding that opens the door to future research impacting human skin ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fifth India-Sri Lanka ODI spiked due to poor pitch (Second Lead)

December 27th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) It turned out to be an embarrassing day for Indian cricket as the fifth and final One-day international between India and Sri Lanka at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists discover new frog species that changes colors with gender and age

August 5th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new frog species in the Talamanca mountains of southern Costa Rica, which changes colors depending on its gender and age.Females of the species ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MJ had to lighten skin over fears of looking like a ’spotted animal’, says bro

July 15th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's brother Tito has furiously slammed reports that the superstar lightened his skin because he wanted to change his race.Tito claimed that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sun’s new solar cycle will be weakest since 1928

May 11th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): A panel of international experts has predicted that the Sun's new solar cycle, which is thought to have begun in December 2008, will be the weakest since 1928.Solar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Revolutionary camera reveals skin damage in a flash

April 12th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 12 (ANI): A revolutionary digital camera that photographs instant images of skin damage may prove to be wake-up call for those who spend hours sunbathing on the beach, thinking a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amy Winehouse splashes PS1k a day on drugs

September 24th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24(ANI): Troubled popstar Amy Winehouse is literally gambling her life, for reports have emerged that the singer splashes 1,000 pounds a day on heroin and crack cocaine.The Back to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sun responsible for mysterious blotches on Saturn’s yin-yang moon Iapetus

November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin

Posted in Sci-Tech |