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Pioneering surgery rebuilds tumour ravaged face


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) A pioneering technique helped surgeons rebuild a dysfunctional lower jaw and mouth, besides preserving a patient's ability to eat and speak after the removal of an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Neanderthals lived in houses, not caves


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) A 44,000-year-old house of the Neanderthals made from mammoth bones and decorated with carvings and pigments was discovered in eastern Ukraine. It had been thought Neanderthals, ... Read more...

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A dinosaur who was speedy hunter


October 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 16 (IANS) Carnotaurus, a seven-meter-long flesh-eating dinosaur with a huge tail muscle, was one of the fastest hunters, says new research.A scrutiny of the tail bones of Carnotaurus ... Read more...

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How snakes lost their legs


February 8th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With the help of a novel X-ray imaging technology, scientists are trying to understand how in the course of evolution snakes have lost their legs.The researchers hope ... Read more...

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Fossils of giant bird discovered on ‘hobbit’ island of Flores


December 8th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the fossils of a 1.8-meter-tall marabou stork on an Indonesian island once home to human-like 'hobbits'.The remains of the big bird were discovered on the ... Read more...

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T Rex was able to outpace any prey due to its strong tail: Study


November 17th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new research has concluded that apart from being the largest predator ever to walk the Earth, Tyrannosaurus Rex was the fastest.The study dismisses suggestions that the dinosaur ... Read more...

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T. rex’s powerful long tail was its key to speed and hunting prowess


November 16th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A graduate student at the University of Alberta has found that Tyrannosaurus rex's powerful tail muscles made the giant carnivore one of the fastest moving hunters of its ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs just got bigger and scarier than thought


October 1st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Dinosaurs have just got a little bit scarier in terms of size. The pre-historic giants were even bigger than the skeletons displayed in museums, with scientists underestimating their ... Read more...

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Dinos ‘considerably taller than previously thought’


October 1st, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri and Ohio University have found that dinosaurs had thick layers of cartilage in their joints, which means they may have been considerably ... Read more...

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Mutilated remains suggest genocide wiped out Native American population


September 27th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): A new study revealed that the Native American population was wiped out by genocide that took place circa 800 A.D.Archaeologists are basing their conclusion on crushed leg bones, ... Read more...

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Humans ‘drove ancient turtles to extinction’


August 17th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that an ancient species of giant turtle was driven to extinction by humans in the Pacific almost 3,000 years ago.The Australian megafauna species were driven ... Read more...

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Humans drove giant turtle to extinction


August 17th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Humans drove an ancient, giant turtle species to extinction in the Pacific about 3,000 years ago. Researchers found the turtles, a never-before-seen species in the genus Meiolania, were ... Read more...

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Early malnutrition linked to arthritis in moose


July 11th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Scientists have described a link between malnutrition early in a moose's life and osteoarthritis as the animal ages."I've long thought that there was a nutritional link to the ... Read more...

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Why one should never arm-wrestle a saber-toothed tiger


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Researchers have found why saber-toothed tigers were a force to reckon with when it came to arm wrestling.A new study has revealed that saber-toothed cats-best known for their ... Read more...

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Copernicus’s remains to be re-buried after 467 years


December 28th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Dec 28 (DPA) The remains of Renaissance astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, excavated in 2005 by archaeologists in north-eastern Poland, are to be re-buried next year, a church spokesman said Monday. Copernicus's skull and ... Read more...

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Tiniest dino yet found in North America weighed less than a teacup Chihuahua


October 22nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 22 (ANI): A new study has led to the identification of the tiniest dinosaur in North America yet found, which weighed less than a teacup Chihuahua.According to a report ... Read more...

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Bone find in Britain shows evidence of early amputations in 19th century


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has determined that bones found at a former hospital in Worcestershire, UK, show evidence of early amputations and other medical research in the 19th ... Read more...

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Antelopes click knees to say ”back off” when it comes mating


November 4th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): When it comes to settling disputes over access to fertile females, antelopes click their knees to ward off the competition, according to a new study.The study, conducted ... Read more...

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Hobbits were actually modern, normal-sized hunters and gatherers


August 27th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A new research has determined that the so-called dwarfs or hobbits of Palau, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, were actually modern, normal-sized hunters and gatherers.Misinterpreted ... Read more...

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Poland’s secret museum to house new dinosaur


August 7th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Poland is to open a secretly built museum to exhibit the remains of a newly discovered carnivorous dinosaur, nicknamed the "dragon", the Daily Telegraph has reported. The 200-million-year-old ... Read more...

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Duck-billed dino survived by growing to adulthood much faster than its predators


August 6th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): A new research on the bones of the duck-billed hardosaur has suggested that it grew to adulthood much faster than its predators, giving it superiority in size. ... Read more...

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Duck-billed dinosaurs outgrew predators to survive


August 6th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The duck-billed hadrosaur with long limbs and a soft body had virtually no protection against predators like tyrannosaurs. But the latest research on the plant-eating dinosaur suggests that ... Read more...

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