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Harmful estrogens persist in dairy wastewater


June 6th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Wastewater from large dairy farms contains significant concentrations of estrogens, also known as feminizing hormones, that can persist for months or even years, says a study. ... Read more...

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Now, a flourescent fish to track pollution


April 19th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Scientists have created a green-glowing zebrafish to monitor ecological damage caused by pollution in real time. The flourescent fish makes it easier than ever before to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Male fish extremely choosy about mates


October 12th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Male fish can be extremely choosy about females, depending on how attractive or good looking they are, before committing themselves.In their choice of mates, males also ... Read more...

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New technology to revolutionise water purification


January 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 14 (IANS) Canadian researchers are on the threshold of pioneering a new technology that will revolutionise purification of drinking water and sewage, they say. Though current technologies can clean water by ... Read more...

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Male fish punish females for misbehaving during meal times


January 8th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Researchers from the Zoological Society of London, University of Queensland and the University of Neuchatel have discovered that males of a certain fish species will punish females when ... Read more...

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Common pills, plastics making male fish lay eggs


October 11th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Plastics, pesticides and even common prescription drugs are releasing synthetic and natural hormones into rivers and streams, which is leading to unintended consequences on wildlife, causing some male ... Read more...

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Feminine looking “sneaker” goby male fish end up getting the most sex


June 16th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Researchers at McMaster University have discovered the existence of two types of males of a fiercely invasive fish spreading through the Great Lakes, which might help explain how ... Read more...

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Fish can count - but only up to four


April 1st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Fish have the limited ability to count directly up to four, say scientists.Christian Agrillo, an experimental psychologist at the university of Padua in Italy, said that it was ... Read more...

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Sex is 380 million years old


February 26th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): Sex has been around for much longer than many scientists had previously believed - 380 million years to be exact. That's the conclusion of new study which discovered ... Read more...

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Research links polluted water to erosion of male virility


January 19th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) A group of testosterone blocking chemicals is finding its way into rivers that can erode virility and feminise males.New research has linked water pollution to the rising incidence ... Read more...

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Global warming might lead to birth of too many male fish


December 26th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): A new study has determined that global warming might be leading to the birth of too many male fish.According to a report in Live Science, some ... Read more...

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Female elephant nose fish only get aroused by own species” sexual charge


November 26th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Female elephant nose fish gets sexually ''charged up'' by the electric aura of males of their own kind over the spark of closely related species, according to ... Read more...

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How male fish deceive rivals about their top mate choice


August 1st, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): New research has revealed that male fish try to conceal their choice of mate by feigning disinterest in females when competitors are around, new research suggests.Martin Plath, ... Read more...

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Australia’s fish whisperer dupes tuna into duplicating


March 7th, 2008 - 9:48 am ICT by admin
By Sid Astbury Sydney, March 7 (DPA) It's been an experiment seven years in the making and has cost Hagen Stehr millions of dollars. But the German-born fisherman reckons that at the weekend ... Read more...

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Amazon fish uses electric display to woo females


March 3rd, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A new research has revealed that a number of fish use electric fields to attract females of their species and also to intimidate rivals, with an Amazon fish ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fish can count - but only up to four


February 27th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, February 27 (ANI): Fish have the limited ability to count directly up to four, say scientists.Christian Agrillo, an experimental psychologist at the university of Padua in Italy, said that it ... Read more...

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Estrogen present in municipal wastewater can wreak havoc on sex lives of fish


February 17th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has shed more light on the dangers of flushing toxic chemicals into the ecosystem through municipal sewer systems, by finding that the miniscule amounts of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene in male fish that lures females into sex identified


November 15th, 2007 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 15 (ANI): German researchers have identified a gene in male cichlid fish that lures female fish so that males can deposit sperm into their mouths.Walter Salzburger, Ingo Braasch and Axel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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