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Now, geraniums that won’t make you sneeze


August 31st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Scientists have developed a strain of geraniums that would be completely harmless to allergy sufferers and pose no risk to natural varieties of the plant because ... Read more...

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Top science news stories of 2010


December 24th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): 2010 was a turbulent time for the world in terms of the natural calamities that occurred but it was also a year that hailed major scientific discoveries that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biotechnology should not harm bio-diversity: Ramesh


April 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Biotechnology is an "important tool" for ensuring food security but it should be ensured that it does not adversely impact human and animal health and the bio-diversity, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Genomic diversity among African-American populations far more complex than believed


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 22 (ANI): An international research team has performed a genetic study which reveals that genomic diversity among African and African-American populations are far more complex than originally thought.The research team, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Longstanding theory of how species evolve in the oceans challenged


January 3rd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): New evidence, uncovered by oceanographers, is all set to challenge one of the most long-standing theories about how species evolve in the oceans.Most scientists believe that allopatric ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel statistical method might shed new light on history of human migration


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Scientists have developed a statistical technique that analyzes shared parts of chromosomes across the entire human genome, which might shed new light on the history of human ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Salamanders needed no isolation to evolve into separate species


April 26th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
London, April 26 (ANI): Evolutionary biologists have determined that isolation might not be necessary for the formation of new species, taking the example of cave-dwelling salamanders that have evolved into separate ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How butterfly larvae cheat ants into feeding them while letting their own brood starve


January 4th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 4 (ANI): Caterpillars of large blue butterflies change their smell to dupe ant workers into believing them to be one of their own larvae, say researchers.Investigators at the Centre for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seabirds confirm Darwin’s theory of species co-existence


November 15th, 2007 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
Ottawa, Nov 15 (ANI): A research on tropical petrel seabirds by biologists has confirmed Charles Darwin's 150 year old theory that it is possible for different species to develop in the same ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modern humans, Neanderthals shared common speech gene


November 14th, 2007 - 2:30 am ICT by admin
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