Cockatoos under threat of extinction

January 5th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Black cockatoos, once numbering in tens of thousands and believed to "fly and call when rain is on the way", could become extinct within 50 years. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Britney’s Oz gigs tickets on eBay reports ‘fabricated’

November 14th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 14 (ANI): The promoter of Britney Spears' Circus tour has slammed reports claiming that fans were auctioning their concert tickets online after being disappointed with the star's lip-synching performance ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chimps can learn to make their own tools watching video demos

July 1st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): St Andrews University researchers in Scotland have shown that chimpanzees can be learn how to make their own tools by watching demonstrations on video.For this work, the researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eat bugs to stay hale and hearty!

June 2nd, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
London, June 2 (ANI): It would take a while for you digest them, but scientists have revealed that eating bugs would be nutritious, delicious and environmental friendly.Gorging on spiders and grasshoppers, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Parents instinctively favour oldest child: Study

December 20th, 2007 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Nearly every parent denies favouring one kid over the other but a new study has suggested that they instinctively favour the oldest child.The study, led by Dr Per ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |