evolutionary relationship

Vertical pupils help snakes stalk their prey


August 7th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Vertical pupils don't just help snakes see at night, but also help them stalk prey without being seen.Richard Shine and Francois Brischoux at the University of Sydney, ... Read more...

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Fossils suggest earlier land-water transition of tetrapod


April 18th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): New evidence has emerged that suggests an earlier land-water transition of a four-limbed animal with backbones, which was known to have moved from fish to landlubber.A Duke graduate ... Read more...

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New study sheds light on evolution of malaria


December 26th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): In a novel study, scientists have revealed that malarial parasites found in tree-dwelling rats share a close evolutionary relationship with Plasmodium falciparum, the deadly form of malaria ... Read more...

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T-Rex linked to birds: Study


April 25th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The fearsome T-Rex sharing a common ancestry with something as tiny and timid as chickens would have been laughed out of hand. But the latest evidence, based on ... Read more...

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Youngest known pulsar is behaving strangely


February 22nd, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 22 (IANS) The youngest known pulsing neutron star - or pulsar - is behaving altogether like another type of star, a magnetar, forcing a rethink among astronomers. One kind ... Read more...

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Theory regarding mammal evolution questioned


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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