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Windows killing 22 million birds in Canada


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) As many as 22 million birds are killed in Canada every year after colliding with glass windows, vastly depleting their numbers, a study says.Objects as seemingly ... Read more...

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Noel Gallagher supports Beady Eye


December 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher insists he wants Beady Eye, the group formed by his brother Liam, to be successful.Beady Eyes members include Liam Gallagher, Chris ... Read more...

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Pterosaurs were 10 times heavier than biggest birds: Study


January 19th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Pterosaurs-dinosaur-era flying reptiles-were nearly ten times heavier than the already known heaviest bird Kori Bustard, suggests a new study.Calculations based on footprints left behind by pterosaurs, also known ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google tech-head, Bluetooth inventor to address Mumbai students


January 5th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Google's Chief Technology Advocate Michael Jones, Bluetooth inventor Jaap Haartsen, and constructor of the world's tallest building William Baker will address thousands of students at the 'Techfest' organised ... Read more...

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Here’s how birds of a feather ‘manage’ to flock together


April 8th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 8 (ANI): Pigeons rapidly shift direction during flight in response to cues from the leading members of their group, a new study has found.Scientists made the discovery with the help ... Read more...

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PETA alleges that Mike Tyson’s game show encourages gambling


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has alleged that Mike Tyson’s upcoming reality TV show about pigeon racing encourages gambling, as the ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson to showcase his passion for pigeons in a new TV show


March 16th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boxing champion Mike Tyson has a new profession these days, as a TV star for the upcoming TV series on bird racing, which will be telecast ... Read more...

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Tree-dwelling mammals live longer than earthbound ones


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The squirrels littering your lawn with acorns as they bound overhead will live to plague your yard longer than the ones that aerate it with their burrows, according ... Read more...

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Time taken to shed feathers limits maximum body size in birds


June 16th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have provided evidence that maximum body size in birds is constrained by the amount of time it takes to replace the flight feathers ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs and modern day birds possess similar breathing systems: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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Earliest birds acted more like turkeys than common cuckoos


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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