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‘Drug from lizard saliva reduces food craving’


May 16th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 16 (IANS) A drug derived from the saliva of a monster lizard reduces the craving for food, including chocolate, said researchers after testing it successfully on rats. An ... Read more...

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Pet lizard ‘plucks’ game ants off Android screen


December 18th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) A pet bearded lizard tried to pluck and eat as many as 16 ants off an Android touchscreen on his 24 year-old owner's phone, before giving ... Read more...

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Bearded dragon lizard plays video games


December 16th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who would ever believe that a lizard will be able to play a game? Well if you try something the creature loves, may be it will ... Read more...

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Lizard in midday meal: Goa orders probe


September 13th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) Goa Tuesday ordered an official inquiry after 12 primary school students fell ill after eating a midday meal, which had a dead lizard and an insect ... Read more...

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Depp’s ‘Rango’ to receive Hollywood Animation Award


September 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp's movie "Rango" will receive Hollywood Animation Award at an event Oct 24."Rango" will receive the honour at the 15th edition of Hollywood ... Read more...

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Fossilized primitive pregnant lizard found in China


July 21st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 120-million-year-old fossil of a pregnant lizard has been found in China, BBC reported Thursday.The fossil is a complete 30 cm lizard with over a dozen ... Read more...

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Haryana to review mid-day meal scheme as kids fall sick


July 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) The Haryana government has ordered a review of the mid-day meal scheme in government-run schools after 100 students in Kurukshetra district last week ended up ... Read more...

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48 students fall ill after having mid-day meal


July 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra, July 14 (IANS) Fortyeight school students in this Haryana district fell ill after having contaminated mid-day meal Thursday, health officials said.The incident happened in two government-run primary schools in ... Read more...

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Problem solving lizards as clever as mammals


July 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Lizards can be every bit as clever as mammals and birds. They could learn how to solve novel problems, challenging the widely-held view that reptiles have ... Read more...

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Goa to inspect kitchens after mid-day meal fiasco


June 17th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) Goa's education department Thursday asked the state food and drugs administration (FDA) to regularly inspect all kitchens run by self-help groups in the state which provide ... Read more...

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Wills-Kat to spend honeymoon on Great Barrier Reef Lizard Island?


April 24th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): Rumours are abuzz that Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton will spend their honeymoon at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.Lizard Island, a national park, tipped ... Read more...

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Snake-like robo discovers how lizards swim through the sand


February 25th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have successfully found how lizards manage to swim their way through desert sands.Using a snake-like robot, the researchers at the Georgia Institute Of Technology in the U.S. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ed Miliband likened to lizard for bizarre way he licks his lips


February 4th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Ed Miliband, leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, has been has been likened to a lizard because of his bizarre way of repeatedly licking his lips to ... Read more...

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5-Foot Long Monitor Lizard Reunites With Owner


January 27th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 5 foot long 'friendly' monitor lizard returned to his owner Wednesday but not before the California neighbourhood was scared of him. The mild natured ... Read more...

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Why flashy females are great mates


January 27th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study from University of Puget Sound explains why contrary to most cases, female lizards of Arizona's south-eastern mountains are more colourful than males.The female striped plateau ... Read more...

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5 foot lizard caught in California


January 27th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Santiago, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Animal services officers in California were shocked when they found a 5 foot lizard wandering in a neighborhood.Witnesses called the animal service and one of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lizard venom may provide drugs to fight hypertension


December 7th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Lizards could be the source of novel venoms that may be used to treat high blood pressure.Bryan Fry of the University of Melbourne who led researchers from Switzerland, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lizard In Airline Meal Makes Woman File Lawsuit


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a number of problems that the passengers flying in various airlines have to face including the quality of meals. However, the incident of Monserrate ... Read more...

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African lizard fossil liked to modern-day Komodo dragon in Indonesia


November 19th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found a mysterious link between the bones of ancient lizards found in Africa and the biggest, baddest modern-day lizard of them all, the Komodo ... Read more...

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School animals sexually assaulted, tortured in Australia


November 18th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Authorities in Australia's Adelaide city have received reports that animals kept in schools have been bashed, squashed and even sexually assaulted.Seven incidents in which an animal was killed ... Read more...

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Scientists Discover New Lizard Species In Vietnam During A Buffet


November 12th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Zoological scientists have recently unearthed and identified a species of all-female lizards that was hitherto unregistered in the zoological treatises of the West. This petite ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new lizard species at a buffet


November 12th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hanoi, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are stunned that previously undocumented lizard specie has been on the menu of the people of Vietnam for many years. The specie’s discovery was as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Zooey Deschanel might star in a Spider-Man movie


November 11th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is rumored that Zooey Deschanel could possibly star in an upcoming Spider-Man movie. Showbizspy.com reported that sources have revealed that the director, Marc Webb ... Read more...

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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 |

PETA urges Victoria to shun reptile skins


October 21st, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham has been approached by the animal rights organisation PETA to reconsider using reptile skin in her new handbag collection.Victoria has created several different ... Read more...

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Posh targeted by PETA over handbag collection


October 19th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Spice Girl-turned-designer Victoria Beckham has been targeted by PETA threatening to pull their most controversial stunt ever - by dousing her in lizard blood.Aides for Beckham are ... Read more...

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Co-star stashes alligator in Willis’ trailer


October 6th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Hollywood tough guy Bruce Willis nearly snapped on the set of his new movie "Red" after his co-star Mary-Louise Parker stashed a live alligator in his dressing ... Read more...

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Nancy Corcione Thought Her Pet Gator was Just a Big Lizard


October 5th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from The Daily News, the owner of Alpine Wine & Liquor, Nancy Corcione, and her employees had no idea that they three foot long alligator ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

McDonalds snake wrestling incident leads to the arrest of 2 men


September 10th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two men have been arrested in Australia for stealing a python and a lizard from a pet shot.The arrested men consist of a 22 year old and ... Read more...

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Two people arrested for snake wrestling in the parking lot of McDonalds


September 9th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police have arrested two unidentified people at a McDonald's restaurant after the men were spotted wrestling with a 1.5 meter long python at the restaurant's parking lot. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘Dumb & Dumber’ Thieves Wrestle Stolen Python Snake at McDonald’s


September 9th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pair of thieves, who have been dubbed “Dumb and Dumber” allegedly stole a python and a monitor lizard from a pet shop in Melbourne, Australia, and then ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Scaling up walls like Spider Man comes closer to reality


August 27th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Your dream of scaling up the walls just like Spider Man may soon be a reality as researchers from Stanford University, California, are developing gloves and shoes that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

“I Don’t Want To Indulge In Activity Like Marriage”, Says Mona Vasu


August 11th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mona Vasu the winner of "Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao' has curved a name in the small screen industry altogether. She got her first offer within ... Read more...

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Brit woman dubbed ‘Flamingo Lady’ as rare disorder forces her to stand on one leg


August 5th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): A Brit woman, dubbed the Flamingo Lady, suffers from a rare condition that forces her to stand on one leg.Joanne Day, 36, a physiotherapist, from Weston-Under-Lizard, Shrops, has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ant communities have suicide bombers too!


July 14th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Self-bombing terrorists don't just exist among humans, as ants too commit suicide in a very dramatic way while taking others out with them, according to an ecologist.In a ... Read more...

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