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Why our skin doesn’t dissolve in the bath


March 9th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 09 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have found the answer to why our skin goes wrinkly but doesn't dissolve in the bath."When we are in the bath and we have been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dancing bird turns the forest into its own personal disco


December 16th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): By displaying dramatic flashes of colour with its feathers, male bird of paradise Lawes' parotia turns the forest into its own personal disco, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why geckos have ’superglue’ feet


October 18th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A new study sheds light on why geckos are able to cling on repeatedly to the smoothest surfaces.Kellar Autumn and his lab at Lewis and Clark College and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

South African rhino’s horns to be poisoned to stop poaching


August 1st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A South African wildlife sanctuary plans to inject the horns of its rhinos with poison to prevent poachers from hunting the animal. Ed Hern, owner of the Rhino and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Poachers Kill Last Female Rhino For Its Horns


July 20th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The wildlife experts in South Africa are extremely worried and have demanded urgent and immediate action against the poachers in the country.The situation turned ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Durable green fabrics from agri-wastes, chicken feather in offing


January 17th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) How would you like to snuggle up in a warm, cozy pullover made of chicken feathers or jeans fashioned from wheat - fabrics that are green and eco-friendly?Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, chicken feather suits and dresses to adorn your wardrobe


January 12th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Ever thought of wearing warm, cozy sweats made of chicken feathers or jeans made of wheat? Well, get ready to make some room in your wardrobe for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human hair is rooted in reptilian claws


November 11th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): The theory that hair first appeared in mammals has been challenged by scientists from the Medical University of Vienna, who claim that our hair is rooted in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fossil excavation reveals new dino species in Canada


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Fossils excavated in Pipestone Creek, Alberta, Canada, have revealed a new dinosaur species that perished in a catastrophic event 72.5 million years ago.The animals are characterized by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bizarre frog can break its own bones to produce cat-like extendable claws


May 28th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): Biologists have described a bizarre, hairy frog, which in a gruesome process, actively breaks its own bones to produce cat-like extendable claws.According to a report in New ... Read more...

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