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Pollution forms an invisible barrier for marine life


March 11th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Rapidly growing human populations near the ocean are massively altering coastal water ecosystems, according to a new study.One of the most extensive human stressors is the discharge of ... Read more...

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Coming soon, do-it-yourself kit for genetic testing


December 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Himanshu Vatsa New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A mobile phone-like device will soon rule out a patient's need to visit a pathological lab for detection of genetic disorders and also do away ... Read more...

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Neanderthals constituted three separate sub-groups, confirm scientists


April 15th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have confirmed that the Neanderthals constituted three separate sub-groups, between which slight differences could be observed.Paleoanthropological studies based on morphological skeletal evidence have ... Read more...

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New vaccine to protect kids against meningitis B may be available by 2011


February 11th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): A new vaccine to protect kids against meningitis B may be available by 2011, according to researchers.Although vaccines are available for pneumococcal meningitis and the C and ... Read more...

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Mum was right about believing head lice were superbugs


January 27th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has confirmed what many parents already knew head louse is a super bug.According to lead researcher Stephen Barker, Associate Professor from the University of ... Read more...

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Goodness of rice locked in genetic history


January 24th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Researchers have isolated a gene that could help develop superior rice strains requiring less space, water and maintenance to feed more and more hungry people across the world. ... Read more...

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Genetic past of rice may lead to improved yields in future


January 24th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): A team of scientists has traced the evolutionary history of domesticated rice by using a process that focuses on one gene, which could lead to improvement in ... Read more...

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Researchers unravel natural history of the lion using genetics


November 7th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): An international team of researchers has tried to unravel the natural history of the lion, by providing insights into the genetic structure of the animal.Understanding the ... Read more...

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Mars, IBM launch project to sequence the Chocolate Genome


June 26th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 26 (ANI): A project called, the Chocolate Genome Project, aimed to decode the genetic structure of the cocoa tree, has been launched by chocolate company Mars, with the ... Read more...

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Pygmies’ short life spans may be behind their small size


December 11th, 2007 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 11 (ANI): A new study suggests that the smaller life spans of pygmies across the world might be a reason as to why they are smaller in size than average ... Read more...

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