natural history

Aspirin reduces risk of cancer recurrence in prostate cancer patients


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that aspirin can reduce cancer recurrence in patients with prostate cancer.Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have, in the largest study on this topic, found ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin to appear on ‘Kate Plus 8′


July 24th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Reality TV mom Kate Gosselin and her brood of eight are in Alaska where they'll meet none other than Sarah Palin.According to sources, the former Alaska governor ... Read more...

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Boffins find mystery seafaring ancestor in the Philippines


June 4th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 04 (ANI): Anthropologists have discovered a foot bone during an excavation of Callao cave in Luzon, which has led to researchers' claim that humans reached the islands off south-east Asia ... Read more...

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Movie made by chimps to be broadcast on TV


January 26th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 26 (ANI): The BBC is all set to broadcast the world's first film shot entirely by chimpanzees, as part of a natural history documentary.According to BBC News, the apes created ... Read more...

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Queenless army ants join neighboring colonies to survive


November 5th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): A new research has shown that in some cases, the colonies of army ants can be cooperative instead of combative, by joining neighboring colonies after the death of ... Read more...

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Sir David Attenborough bags Bafta, 48 years after first win


April 27th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Sir David Attenborough, the BBC's voice of natural history programmes for more than 50 years, has repeated his success at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, ... 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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150-million-year-old Jurassic Dryosaurus skeleton fails to sell at auction


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): A rare dinosaur skeleton as much as 150-million years old failed to sell at auction, even though it was expected to fetch 500,000 million dollars.The Jurassic ... Read more...

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Recession hits dinosaurs - no buyer for ancient skeleton


March 22nd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Los Angeles, March 22 (DPA) A 150-million-year-old complete and mounted skeleton of a dinosaur has failed to sell at a New York auction. There are only two skeletons of its kind in ... Read more...

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Jurassic era on sale


March 21st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A 150-million-year-old complete skeleton of a dinosaur is going on sale this weekend at a NY gallery auction.The fossil of the 9-foot (3-metre)-long dryosaurus could bring up to US$500,000 , according to ... Read more...

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Antibody-based prognostic test maynt detect all breast cancer subtypes


December 31st, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 31 (ANI): Dutch researchers have shown that an antibody-based test called CellSearch, which is used to detect circulating breast cancer cells in patients before and during treatment, may not ... Read more...

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Researchers unravel natural history of the lion using genetics


November 7th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): An international team of researchers has tried to unravel the natural history of the lion, by providing insights into the genetic structure of the animal.Understanding the ... Read more...

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Garden stone turns out to be an 80-million-year-old fossil!


July 29th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 29 (ANI): What a retired police officer in UK picked up and brought to his rock garden, and kept it there for 15 years, was actually an 80-million-year-old ... Read more...

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Sir David Attenborough awarded honorary degree


July 2nd, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Veteran naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Science by University of Aberdeen.The delighted octogenarian told the audience at ... Read more...

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Sex is a very noisy affair for Giant Pandas


June 9th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 9 (ANI): They are known to be shy and peaceful, but when it comes to sex, Giant Pandas turn hysterically noisy.This complete metamorphosis of nature in the animals ... Read more...

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Air pollution destroying flowers’ natural fragrance


March 28th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Trying to woo a woman with a sweet-smelling bouquet of blooms flowers may not work any more, for flowers are fast losing their scent due to air ... Read more...

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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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