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Scientists warn that one-fifth of the species are going to slide to extinction


October 27th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent stocktaking has revealed that up to a fifth of the world’s mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles species are under threat of extinction.Not surprisingly ... Read more...

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Mammals, birds, fishes have won evolutionary race


August 24th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Mammals, birds and fishes are among evolution's "winners" because they have diversified into more species, while crocodiles, alligators and their reptile cousin tuatara are among the "losers", says ... Read more...

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Here’s presenting evolution’s “winners” and “losers”!


July 30th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A new research by scientists has named mammals and many species of birds and fish as evolution's "winners", while crocodiles, alligators and a reptile cousin of snakes known ... Read more...

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How ferocious piranhas got their fearful bite


June 26th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Researchers from Argentina, the US and Venezuela have uncovered the jawbone of a striking transitional fossil that sheds light on how the ferocious piranhas got their teeth.Named 'Megapiranha ... Read more...

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How we got our first teeth revealed


February 10th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a network of genes that gave humans their first tooth. Gareth Fraser, postdoctoral fellow at Georgia Tech''s School of Biology, describes it as a ... Read more...

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Oldest shark braincase shakes up assumptions about vertebrate evolution


January 15th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has said that the earliest known braincase of a shark-like fish has shown that some assumptions about the early evolution of vertebrates are ... Read more...

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Aussie teen busts fish have three second memory myth


February 18th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , Feb 18 (ANI): An Aussie teenager has proved wrong the long held belief that goldfish only have a 3 second memory.Rory Stokes, who belongs to the Australian Science and Mathematics ... Read more...

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