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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 |

Brooding female birds respond to vivid male plumes


June 25th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Male birds displaying gorgeous plumes seem to positively affect brooding females of the same species, improving offspring growth. Scientists made the discovery during a breeding experiment with Houbara ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Visual stimulation from attractive males positively affects brooding females


June 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Brooding female birds are sensitive to visual stimulation from attractive males of the same species, a breeding experiment with Houbara bustards has led scientists to conclude.Females that observed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese musical instruments could be 3000 yrs older than previously calculated


April 17th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): The discovery of an ancient flute in Xinglongwa, China, has suggested that Chinese musical instruments could be 3000 years older than previously calculated.Traditional Chinese musical instruments are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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