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Bowerbirds entice females with illusory designs


January 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Male bowerbirds woo females by building 'artistic' bowers out of vegetation which is shaded by plants or trees that create an illusion of uniform decor. The ... Read more...

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Ponting describes Pakistan as a very dangerous side, similar to Australia


March 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 6(ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has described Pakistan as a very dangerous side, predicting that the team will get better by the day as the 2011 World Cup progresses.Speaking ... Read more...

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Male bowerbirds entice females with optical tricks


September 12th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) One of nature's greatest artists was bending perspective long before Michelangelo applied the same technique to his Statue of David. Male bowerbirds are well known for making elaborate ... Read more...

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Former Olympic champion Antonio Pettigrew found dead in car


August 11th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) -- University of North Carolina (UNC) track assistant coach and former Olympic champion Antonio Pettigrew was found dead on Monday evening, the University said on Tuesday.Antonio ... Read more...

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Blood sugar-regulating hormone also influences sensitivity to sweetness


June 16th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that a blood sugar-regulating hormone may also alter a person's sensitivity to sweet-tasting foods.Scientists from University of Maryland School of Medicine found that changing the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Attack on NATO trucks in Pak would not affect Afghan supply lines : Pentagon


June 10th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman described the attack as a "vicious attack of some scale", but made it clear that it would not dent NATO's 'overall' operations in the region."Fifty or sixty containers ... Read more...

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Maryland trooper finds missing toddler near Smithsburg home


March 11th, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
SMITHSBURG, MARYLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Maryland State Police trooper found a missing toddler near his Smithsburg home on Wednesday morning, police said.Maryland State Police troopers responded to 17371 Kretsinger Road in ... Read more...

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Jordan’s 7 commandments for cagefighter beau Alex Reid


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 3 (ANI): Jordan a.k.a Katie Price has reportedly banned her cagefighter beau Alex Reid from committing 7 deadly sins when he enters the Celebrity Big Brother house.The glamour girl was ... Read more...

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People with hemianopia have difficulty in detecting pedestrians


November 13th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Researchers have found that people suffering from hemianopia face difficulty in detecting pedestrians while driving.Hemianopia is a condition in which one half of the visual field in both ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why girls can’t resist the geeks


August 20th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): In what may help understand why geeks get the girls, a study on the Satin Bowerbird's mating rituals has for the first time directly linked a male's cognitive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Birds too can build fireproof homes


July 11th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Its not just humans, birds can also build fireproof homes, say Japanese researchers at Kyushu University in Fukuoka.To woo females, male great bowerbirds of northern Australia build bowers ... Read more...

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Wife bites hubbys willy to avoid sex!


December 31st, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A man was left crying with pain after his wife chomped his manhood because she did not want to have sex with him.Charris Bowers was taken into ... Read more...

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Researchers study effects of ‘healing’ touch


July 7th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Often, a mother's touch lulls her bawling baby into quietude and restfulness. Now, as part of a new study, researchers are pairing 'Healing Touch' therapy with mild sedation ... Read more...

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Only your grandmother can save you from being sued over your e-mails!


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): Labour lawyers suggest that employees refrain from e-mailing anything from an office computer which they feel is too embarrassing for them to discuss with their grandmothers, lest ... Read more...

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