Thriving rodent population in prehistoric Africa could shed light on human evolution

December 22nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Rodents have been one of the most common mammals in Africa for the past 50 million years. From deserts to rainforests, they flourished in prehistoric Africa, making them ... Read more...

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Mechanism in the brain’s computation of sound location identified

June 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30(ANI): Researchers have identified the mechanism that brain uses to help process sound localization.Animals have to capacity to locate the source of a sound by detecting microsecond (one millionth ... Read more...

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Pitt spends $80 000 to house kids’ pets

September 7th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has spent more than $80,000 building a place for his children's gerbils. Pittt is fascinated by design and construction and personally oversaw every ... Read more...

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Now, artificial muscles to restore wink and smile

March 12th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): People who lose control over their facial muscles have now got a new lease of life, for scientists have now developed a technique that could restore their ... Read more...

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Dietary cocktail therapy may keep Alzheimer’’s at bay

July 9th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have shown that a dietary cocktail that includes a type of omega-3 fatty acid can improve memory and learning ... Read more...

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Study debunks prevailing belief about the inner ear

February 13th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 13 (ANI): A new study has debunked the scientific thought that the medium through which a sound wave travels inside the ear and returns backward is the same.Otoacoustic emission ... Read more...

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