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PETA to protest for passing new Animal Welfare Act


December 8th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Members of the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)-India will launch a protest outside parliament Friday, urging it to pass ... Read more...

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Call animals ‘companions’ not ‘pets’, demand academics


April 28th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Animal right academics have called for a new animal language, insisting that animals be described as 'companions' and not as 'vermin', 'pests' or even 'pets'.According to animal ... Read more...

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‘Walking cactus’ sheds light on the evolution of insects, spiders


February 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Fossils of an extinct creature, dubbed the 'walking cactus' - that lived around 500 million years ago, could be arthropods' lost relative, according to a new Chinese study.The ... Read more...

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New model paves way for drugs to fight Parkinson’s disease


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): New drugs to combat Parkinson's disease (PD) may soon be available, for researchers have developed a new mammalian model for studying a specific gene mutation commonly found in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study shows fish can count - up to 3


January 20th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Math skills extend to fish, since new research has found that tropical angelfish can distinguish between larger and smaller quantities, with an additional ability to 'count' up to ... Read more...

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‘Great-grandmother’ of crocodiles that lived 225mn yrs ago found


January 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Paleontologists have discovered the world's oldest known crocodile ancestor that lived in what is now West Texas 225 million years ago.The toothy animal, yet to be officially named, ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson back to Brooklyn for new reality show on racing pigeons


January 7th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 07 (ANI): Boxer Mike Tyson is gearing up for his new Animal Planet reality show on racing pigeons in Brooklyn.Tyson admits his new TV show is strictly for the ... Read more...

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‘Animal Farm’ is back, this time with elephants and dragons


December 5th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) George Orwell's famous novel "Animal Farm" is back, this time with elephants and dragons in it.Farhat Ajnabi's documentary "The Elephant and the Dragon" (TEATD), which was ... Read more...

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Why a piece of pizza is so tempting after a stressful day


December 1st, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Wonder why the thought of pizza or a chocolate cake is really tempting especially when you have had a really stressful day at work?A new animal study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

OCD linked to common childhood illness


October 21st, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study at the Tel Aviv University suggests that strep throat - a common infection in children - can lead to brain dysfunction and OCD.Prof. Daphna Joel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vitamin D protects obese women against endometrial cancer


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Obese women can reduce their increased risk of endometrial disease if they take vitamin D supplements, a new animal study has revealed.Researchers at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer ... Read more...

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Engineered stem cells may improve cardiac function after heart attack


July 21st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Genetically engineered stem cells have been shown to reduce organ damage and improve cardiac function after a heart attack, according to a new animal study.The study was led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pammy’s hot body-baring PETA ad banned in Canada


July 16th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 16 (ANI): Pamela Anderson's risque new PETA ad has been banned in Canada for being 'sexist' and treating the actress like a piece of meat.Canadian officials denied a permit ... Read more...

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Eating a handful of pecans daily may protect brain


June 10th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new animal study has suggested that eating about a handful of pecans each day can protect the nervous system.The study, conducted at the Center for Cellular ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Joss Stone bares all for PETA


April 12th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): English singer Joss Stone has posed nude for PETA's new animal rights campaign.The Grammy award winner along with PETA activists have made an effort to put a ban ... Read more...

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PETA fighting to stop Mike Tyson’s reality show featuring pigeon racing


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22 (ANI): PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) are up in arms against boxer Mike Tyson's plans to host a reality show featuring pigeon racing.The group wants ... Read more...

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Dino find may explain evolution of largest land animals ever to walk Earth


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the remains of a new herbivorous sauropod dinosaur near the world-famous Carnegie Quarry in Dinosaur National Monument, US, which may help explain the evolution of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Turmeric - a new way to spice up your weight loss routine


February 17th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): Curcumin, a bioactive component in Indian spice turmeric, can prove effective if added in weight loss routine, a new study suggests.The compound can stall the spread of fat-tissue ... Read more...

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8-horned T. Rex cousin was a ‘ballerina’, not a macho guy


October 6th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): Excavations in Asia's Gobi desert have revealed the fossils of a new species of eight-horned, long-snouted carnivorous dinosaur, a cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex, which rather being trough ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

American airports ban ad featuring Pamela Anderson


September 9th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) American airport bosses have banned a new animal rights commercial featuring former "Baywatch" babe Pamela Anderson because it's too raunchy. Advertising chiefs at People for the Ethical Treatment ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists suggest new animal model to test carcinogen risk


June 19th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Researchers at Oregon State University have suggested a new and improved method to test carcinogen risk.They said that trout can be a superior animal model than laboratory rats, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mothers’ exposure to plastic cans, bottles may cause fertility defect in offspring


June 11th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Mothers' exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), which is found in plastic household items like plastic cans and bottles, may make their offspring prone to a fertility ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New mouse model gives important insights into emergence, progress of multiple sclerosis


June 11th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have gained some important new insights into the emergence and progress of multiple sclerosis (MS), a very complex disease of the nervous system, using a new animal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientist identifies two new animal viruses


May 27th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, May 27 (IANS) A scientist in Australia has identified two new animal viruses, besides developing new tests for their detection and diagnosis. Chris Cowled identified the new viruses - Middle Point ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New animal model to help diagnose and treat sciatica


April 30th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) A new animal model developed by researchers for the painful nerve condition sciatica should help doctors diagnose and treat it, according to a new study. Its symptoms are ... Read more...

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Novel animal model provides sciatica insights


April 30th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Duke University bioengineers and surgeons have developed a new animal model for the painful nerve condition, known as sciatica, which could offer insights to help researchers diagnose and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moms prenatal diet linked to early onset of puberty in offspring


June 17th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): The age a girl reaches puberty may have something to do with what her mother ate during pregnancy and nursing, says a new animal study.Deborah Sloboda, PhD, ... Read more...

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India discovers 67 animal species, 29 plant species


June 5th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Indian scientists have discovered 67 new animal species, including fishes, spiders and crop eating insects, and 29 plant species, including grass and flower varieties, ... Read more...

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New Mouse model may tender great help in diabetes research


June 2nd, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have achieved a significant success in regenerating pancreatic beta cells in mice after inducing them to die.Genetic engineering was the ... Read more...

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Tough new animal welfare board guidelines for moviemakers


May 29th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Taking a serious note of ill treatment of animals while using them in movies, the Chennai-based Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has sent new guidelines to producers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Butter-flavoured popcorn ingredient increases lung disease risk


May 1st, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new animal study has lent further support to existing researches which state that diacetyl, the ingredient which is largely responsible for the odour and flavour of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New species of pig-like animal discovered


November 14th, 2007 - 8:29 am ICT by admin
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Scientists prove that fish really do sleep


November 14th, 2007 - 2:18 am ICT by admin
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