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Plastic waste in ocean can harm environment, says study


April 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Tonnes of plastic waste that are shoved into the ocean could impact the environment, says a case study.Working on a research sailboat gliding over the Pacific ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Stranded Driver Survives 40C Outback Trek


January 5th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian woman overcame a very dangerous situation when she trekked 25 kilometers in temperatures over 40C to get help. Beth Lawrie’s vehicle broke down in a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Coming soon: Pop a pill to stay young


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to slow down ageing in individual cells, a breakthrough that could leave people feeling young well into old age.They believe their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NGO demands CBI inquiry into tigress death


May 18th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 18 (IANS) Udai Foundation, a wildlife conservation NGO, Wednesday sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of a tigress a year ago.Wildlife activist Shehla ... Read more...

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Highly radioactive water leak in tsunami hit Fukushima nuke plant plugged: TEPCO


April 6th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 6 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Corporation has claimed that it has succeeded in stopping highly radioactive water from leaking into the Pacific Ocean from the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maternal obesity may lead to infertility in the next generation


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Mother's obesity could lead to infertility in the next generation, according to a new study.Levels of the hormone ghrelin are low in obese women and a recent study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male fertility is in the bones, shows mice study


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has discovered that the skeleton acts as a regulator of fertility in male mice through a hormone released by bone-osteocalcin.Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The more sex partners you have, the more fertile your offspring will be


January 20th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): In a new study, scientists at the Centre for Evolutionary Biology, University of Western Australia, have found being polygamous could be more than being monogamous, when it comes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britain’s oldest cat turns 24


December 13th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Blackie, a cat from Leicestershire in Britain, will turn 24 in January and lay claim on the Guinness World Records as the country's oldest feline.Quentin Shaw, 49, who ... Read more...

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‘UK’s oldest cat’ to celebrate her 24th b’day


December 11th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Blackie the cat, believed to be Britain's oldest moggie, is all set to celebrate her 24th birthday in January.Quentin Shaw, 49, has owned the long-haired OA-Puss since 1987.Incredibly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists unlock secret of eternal youth


November 29th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to reverse aging, unlocking the secret of eternal youth and paving the way for a drug to keep one "forever young". Lives could ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists may have found ‘elixir of eternal youth’


November 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): The elixir of eternal youth may soon be reality, thanks to scientists from the Harvard University.Such a drug might not just increase life span, but also allow men ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snake stuns scientists by giving ‘virgin’ births


November 10th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) A female boa constrictor has stunned scientists by giving birth twice without mating. The large litters of the snake showed no male influence at all - no ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Climate a major factor in lizard’s sex


October 31st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the sex of snow skink lizards is influenced by climate.As part of the research, Ido Pen of the University of Groningen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Having too many sisters ‘makes a man less sexy’


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Too many sisters can make a man a lot less sexier, at least in case of rats, according to a new study from the University of Texas at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Protein diet in childhood takes a toll on food binges later


September 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): A high protein diet at a young age makes the body to react unhealthily to future food binges.A study on juvenile rats suggests that lasting changes result ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Whale sharks can produce many offspring from single mating session


August 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new paternity study on female whale sharks has shown that these ocean-roaming giants can continue to produce many offspring from a single mating session.The results of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daniel Tosh Returns With His Whacky Comedy


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tosh.O which has Daniel Tosh going through the funniest, wackiest and stupidest videos, will return to US screens on Wednesday at 9.30p.m.Tosh.O premiered in June ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Squirrels show softer side by adopting orphaned pups


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) The squirrels you often see fighting over scraps may not seem altruistic, but they have a softer side too -- seen occasionally when they adopt orphaned kin.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Squirrels adopt orphaned relatives


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Like humans, squirrels too have a softer side-the critters adopt orphaned relatives, says a new University of Guelph research.Led by Andrew McAdam, along with researchers from the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Uttarakhand villages facing acute water shortage


April 13th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Apr 13 (ANI): Residents of several villages near the tourist town of Nainital are facing an acute water shortage, and are travelling to travel about two kilometres to fetch drinking water. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Animals can re-learn smell of siblings after hibernation


February 14th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new research has determined that even after an interruption such as prolonged hibernation, animals can re-establish their use of smell to detect their siblings.Animals also need ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Naked’ mums raise chubbier offsprings


November 20th, 2007 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study suggests that naked female mice have chubbier pups than those females with whole body fur.The study, led by John Speakman at the University of Aberdeen, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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