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Fin whales can swallow ocean soup enough to fill a school bus


December 1st, 2007 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 1 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that while lunging towards krill and fish with an open mouth, a single fin whale can engulf up to 2,900 cubit feet of the ocean ... Read more...

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Global warming caused marine mass extinction event 251 million years ago


November 27th, 2007 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that the mass extinction event in oceans at the end of the Permian period about 251 million years ago happened because of a slow, drawn ... Read more...

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Spiders turn on their stripes at night to lure prey


November 26th, 2007 - 6:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that during night, many spiders flip themselves over and display hidden abdominal stripes to lure unsuspecting prey.The discovery by Dr I-Min Tso and colleagues at ... Read more...

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Biological clocks influence genes by controlling chromosome coiling


November 25th, 2007 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study has provided direct evidence that biological clocks can influence the activity of a large number of different genes in an ingenious fashion, just by causing ... Read more...

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Antidepressant found to extend lifespan in roundworms by 30%


November 22nd, 2007 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Researchers at Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) have discovered that an antidepressant can extend the lifespan of adult roundworms by up to 30 percent.HHMI researcher Linda B. ... Read more...

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Hormone governing sleep, hunger and metabolism linked to cancer growth


November 16th, 2007 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that a hormone which controls sleep and hunger, also activates a protein, HIF-1, long known to stimulate cancerous tumour growth.Dr. ... Read more...

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Sunbathing may slow down ageing by up to five years


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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Take a siesta to reduce your blood pressure


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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A fearful expression prompts faster reactions than a smile


November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin
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