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New method reveals how cancerous tumors evolve and spread


March 14th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): A new method of analyzing cancerous tumors suggests that tumors may not evolve gradually, but rather in punctuated or staccato-like bursts.The finding has shed new light on the ... Read more...

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Modern humans ‘originated from southern Africa’


March 9th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): An extensive genetic study has suggested that modern humans may have generated out of southern Africa.According to the researchers, the hunter-gatherer populations in the region had the greatest ... Read more...

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Moon’s surface more complex than previously thought


September 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has revealed that the Moon's surface is more complex than previously thought and was bombarded by two distinct populations of ... Read more...

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Snake population declining globally


June 15th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The snake population is declining globally, according to a new study by scientists.According to the results of the study, which was published on Wednesday, distinct ... Read more...

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California’s horned lizard is actually 3 species


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have shown that when the coast horned lizard moved north from Baja California and spread throughout the state, it diverged into at least ... Read more...

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Africans are the most diverse people on Earth, suggests DNA analysis


May 1st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): In a new DNA based study, an international team of scientists has suggested that the Africans are the most diverse people on Earth, as they originated from 14 ... Read more...

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Giant fish discovered in the Atlantic


August 22nd, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a new species of fish, a grouper that grows to more than six feet and weighs almost 500 kg. These Atlantic goliaths are not the ... Read more...

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Genetic variation may be behind craving for sugary food


May 14th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): People who consume more sugary foods may have a specific genetic variation, finds a new research.Boffins Ahmed El-Sohemy, Karen M. Eny, Thomas M.S. Wolever and Benedicte Fontaine-Bisson, ... Read more...

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Ancient humans diverged into separate species for 100,000 years


April 25th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London, April 25 (ANI): A genetic study has suggested that ancient humans had diverged into two separate species for 100,000 years before merging back into a single population.According to a report ... Read more...

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Predator-prey interaction recreated using bacteria


April 14th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Bioengineers have recreated the predator-prey interaction in a Petri dish with lowly bacteria using fluorescent microscopy.Developed by a Duke University bioengineer, along with colleagues at Caltech, Stanford ... Read more...

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