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Fish help coral coral reefs recover


November 14th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Can fish save coral reefs from dying? It seems so, if one is to go by an instance where the fish did help coral reefs recover ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Clones of ‘warrior worms’ discovered in snails


September 17th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have identified a caste of genetically identical "warrior worms" -- members of a parasitic fluke species that invades the California horn snail.These worms ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australian octopus predicts Gillard’s poll victory


July 17th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 17 (IANS) So what if Octopus Paul has retired after the FIFA World Cup -- Australia's own psychic devilfish has staked claim to being its successor predicting the victory of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bio-medical adhesives may be inspired by mussels


August 28th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) New research has revealed that an invasive species like the green mussel is inspiring efforts to develop superior bio-medical adhesives, thanks to the powerful stickiness of its foot. ... Read more...

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Invasive green mussel may pave way for novel man-made adhesives


August 28th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): While the green mussel is known for being a notoriously invasive fouling species, scientists have now found that it also has a very powerful form of adhesion in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists propose Antarctic location for ice sheet that went missing 34 mln yrs ago


August 26th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): A new research by scientists at UC (University of California) Santa Barbara indicates a possible Antarctic location for ice that seemed to be missing at a key point ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Study sheds new light on extinction rates of species on islands


August 27th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A new research has shed surprising light on the subject of extinction rates of species on islands, suggesting that diversity among animals on islands is on the ... Read more...

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Crater created by cosmic object found in Siberian forest


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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