ecological niches

ISRO engaged in satellite mapping of wetlands


July 22nd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is engaged in the satellite mapping of the country's wetlands and will complete the project by the end of August, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Meat-eating dinos used at least four distinct chomping methods


June 9th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Carnivorous dinosaurs munched their food using at least four distinct biting methods, according to a new research.The findings of the study, by British palaeontologist Dr Manabu Sakamoto from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Are aliens here on Earth?


January 25th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that scientists are going to hold a meeting where it would be suggested that the search for extra-terrestrial life should be focused right here on Earth.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Collisions between birds and aircraft on the rise


January 17th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Reports indicate that the number of collisions between birds and aircraft has rapidly increased over the last two decades, despite better technology to combat them.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asexual microscopic animal carries DNA from other species


May 30th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) have been amazed by a finding that an asexual microscopic animal called bdelloid rotifer carries numerous chunks of foreign DNA ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fruit flies are more like humans in their response to sweets


March 18th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Researchers at the Monell Center have found that fruit flies are more like humans in their responses to sweet flavours than almost any other specie.The diverse range ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India launches new mission to develop antibiotic molecules


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India has launched a mission to screen and develop antibiotic molecules to tap the over $25 billion global antibiotics market. The department of biotechnology under the ministry ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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