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Sexual displays brings on premature ageing in bustards


August 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Male houbara bustards rely on sexual flamboyance to charm females, but those performing the most extravagant displays seem to trigger premature ageing and pass their reproductive ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Good night’s sleep boosts immunity, protects against parasites


January 11th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) A sound sleep boosts immunity and protects against parasite infestation, according to a study. Brian Preston from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, led ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

A good night’’s sleep protects against parasite infestation


January 9th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Researchers from Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany have found that animals that sleep longer do not suffer from parasite infestation.They hope that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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