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World’s first eyeless spider discovered in Laos cave


August 10th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) A scientist has discovered an eyeless huntsman spider, named the Sinopoda scurion, the first of its kind.With a leg span of only 6 cm and a ... Read more...

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US family finds crab with Osama’s face


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) An American family claims to have found a crab whose belly has a striking resemblance to Jesus Christ as well as slain Al Qaeda founder Osama ... Read more...

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Amarnath yatra pilgrims could be sensors for earthquakes (Science Feature)


June 29th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pilgrims who trek to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir and the horses that carry them could be used as sensors of an impending earthquake.Geologists foresee a major earthquake ... Read more...

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Record fish production from Odisha’s Chilika Lake


May 20th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 20 (IANS) Fish production from Odisha's massive Chilika Lake touched an all-time high of 14,228 tonnes in 2011-2012, an official said Sunday.Hydrological intervention for restoration of the ... Read more...

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Oil spill harms marine life, but recovery possible


March 12th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) Crabs, insects and spiders, hit by the huge 2010 oil spill from the rig Deepwater Horizon, surprisingly recovered within a year if their host plants remained ... Read more...

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Ancient animals could see in dark


July 1st, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Scientits have discovered 515-million-year-old eye fossils which prove that ancient animals had excellent vision and could even see in the dark.Resembling "squashed eyes from a recently ... Read more...

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Walking patterns of spiders, crabs inspire robot locomotion


March 27th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): European researchers have said that the walking patterns of crabs, lobsters and spiders walk are helping to inspire novel ways to get robots moving around.Closer study of the ... Read more...

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250-mn-yrs old population of trilobites fossilized during orgy discovered


March 17th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Researchers have discovered an entire population of trilobites fossilized during orgy. These ancient arthropods - relatives of lobsters, spiders and insects - went extinct more than 250 million ... Read more...

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Vending Machines Sell Live Crabs in China Subways


October 29th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vending machines in China are now dispensing live crabs, which are refrigerated in little boxes inside the machine until such time as a passing commuter chooses to buy ... Read more...

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Somali pirates abduct 43 sailors


October 18th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seoul, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A statement by South Korea’s foreign ministry on Sunday has confirmed the abduction of one of the country’s fishing vessels with 43-member crew onboard.The 43 sailors ... Read more...

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Numberless Departed Fishes Reportedly Found At The Mouth Of Mississippi


August 24th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 24, 2010 (Just Flashed): Numberless fishes have put in an appearance in a deceased condition at the mouth of the Mississippi River in America. This has activated an examination by ... Read more...

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Its love in the air for Ed and Tiffany on the show ‘Top Chef’


July 17th, 2010 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wednesday’s edition of "Top Chef: D.C.", was filled with love.There were romantic scenes on display between Angelo and Tamesha, Ed and Tiffany and Kenny with ... Read more...

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Love is in the air on the show ‘Top Chef’


July 16th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The episode of Top Chef that was aired last night was mainly about love.We saw all the weird stuff that love gets people to do, ... Read more...

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Love, Crabs And Family Dinner- Top Chef’s Kitchen Has it All


July 16th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Top Chef: D.C." had "Love" as the main ingredient which made Wednesday's episode a special one. To spur up things all around, the contestants (or should ... Read more...

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Octopus is the Jekyll and Hyde of the ocean


March 13th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): A new study using high definition television (HDTV) has revealed that the Octopus may be the Jekyll and Hyde of the ocean, as it is aggressive one day, ... Read more...

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Female beetles lock horns in fierce battle for dung!


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): In a new research, scientists found out that female beetles resort to horned aggression against each other in the battle for securing dung.According to a report in New ... Read more...

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Huge spiders and anti-freeze fish discovered in depths of Antarctic’s seas


February 19th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Feb 19 (ANI): The Census of Antarctic Marine Life has revealed the variety of bizarre creatures lurking in the depths of the Antarctic seas, including spiders the size of dinner plates ... Read more...

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10ft “Crabzilla” put on display in UK!


February 12th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A Japanese spider crab, said to be the biggest ever seen in the UK, will be displayed at the National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham until the end ... Read more...

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Crabs can help create odour repellent fabrics


January 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Crustaceans like shrimps and crabs may help create odour-repellent fabrics for use in cars, buses and trucks. Researchers led by Rajiv Padhye, project head at the Royal Melbourne ... Read more...

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Snail shell could be used as model for better armor for soldiers and vehicles


January 19th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 19 (ANI): In a new research, a team of materials scientists has found new facts about a tiny snail that lives on the ocean floor, which could help scientists design ... Read more...

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A temple where devotees offer crabs to Lord Shiva


January 11th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshSurat, Jan.11 (ANI): While devotees are generally known for offering flowers, incense sticks, fruits, and milk to deities at temples, the devotees at a Lord Shiva temple in Gujarat offer crabs. ... Read more...

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Chemical pollutes dam water; notices to 50 companies


December 29th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has issued notices to 50 chemical companies in Ratnagiri district after a chemical was dumped on a national highway, polluting a dam supplying water to ... Read more...

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Some ocean dwellers can increase shell production in CO2 rich environment


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that some creatures residing in the ocean can increase shell production in a carbon dioxide (CO2) rich environment.The research, by Woods ... Read more...

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Crab eyes help figure how humans react to dangers


November 24th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Looking through crab eyes helps scientists figure out how animals and humans react to threats. A new study throws light on the complex process that enables animals to ... Read more...

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Thousands of new species found in ocean’s darkest depths


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) An ongoing census of deep-sea animals has revealed an astonishing abundance, diversity and distribution of species. Deep-towed cameras, sonar and other vanguard technologies have identified some 17,650 species ... Read more...

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Hallucinogenic drug made Jean-Paul Sartre ‘fall in love’ with lobsters


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 22 (ANI): A new book has revealed that European thinker Jean-Paul Sartre used to have hallucinations of lobsters, which once even chased him down the Champs Elysées.New York professor John ... Read more...

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Vessel with 1.5 tonnes of crab detained in Russia


September 14th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russia), Sep 14 (RIA Novosti) A vessel carrying 1.5 tonnes of crab that was caught illegally in Russia's economic zone has been detained, a coast guard spokeswoman said Monday. The Cambodian-flagged Slava ... Read more...

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Russian coast guards return 8,000 crabs to sea


August 28th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok, Aug 28 (RIA Novosti) Some 8,000 live crabs, confiscated by Russian coast guards earlier in the week, have been released into the Sea of Japan, a spokeswoman for the Coast Guard ... Read more...

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Increased ocean acidification in Alaska waters may damage marine life


August 14th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): New findings indicate that Alaska's oceans are becoming increasingly acidic, which could damage the region's king crab and salmon fisheries.Jeremy Mathis, a University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist, made ... Read more...

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Red crabs migrate in one of the most spectacular ways on Earth


July 29th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A team of scientists has identified some of the metabolic changes that occur to transform tens of millions of red crabs from inactive, antisocial creatures into an unstoppable ... Read more...

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Cornelia Marie: Captain Phil Harris Undaunted


June 17th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
If you are trying to figure out who Cornelia Marie is then be informed that she is 128 feet long, 28 feet wide and can carry 28,500 US gallons of fuel ... Read more...

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Snail shells increase dramatically in size in less than 100 years


March 28th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): A long-term research has concluded that the shell of a particular snail has dramatically increased in size, during less than a century, thus providing a clear illustration of ... Read more...

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Crab inspired self-healing car coating could repair scratches


March 13th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Direct sunlight might be bad for you, but it can do wonders to your car. Scientists have developed a new polyurethane material that heals its own scratches ... Read more...

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Pubic lice in humans may be unwelcome gift from gorillas


February 12th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that lice in humans pubic hair may be an unwelcome gift from gorillas, which are the more hirsute branch of our evolutionary ... Read more...

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Micro-tool can grab living cells in hard-to-reach places


January 14th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Dust-particle sized devices developed recently by scientists, activated by heat or bio-chemical signals, can grab and remove living cells from hard-to-reach places, without having to use wires, tubes ... Read more...

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