population structure

160mn-yr-old pterodactyl fossil solves dino sex riddle

January 21st, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists from the Universities of Leicester, Lincoln and the Geological Institute, Beijing, have finally solved the mystery of sex between pterodactyls - flying reptiles that lived alongside dinosaurs ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to stick to its national family planning policy but seek improvements

December 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 21(ANI): China will stick to its national family planning policy, but improve its policies in aspects like reproduction, migration and gender equality to achieve a more balanced and sustainable population ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First ‘genetic map’ of Han Chinese may aid search for disease susceptibility genes

November 26th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): Scientists at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have published the first genetic historical map of the Han Chinese, the largest ethnic population in the world, as they ... Read more...

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People prefer partners with similar ancestry

November 20th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): When it comes to choosing a partner, people prefer marrying those with similar ancestry, but their decisions are not necessarily based on hair, eye or skin colour, according ... Read more...

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One of the world’s largest freshwater fish on the verge of extinction

September 30th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 30 (ANI): Reports indicate that the giant Chinese paddlefish, which is one of the world's largest freshwater fish, is on the verge of going extinct.According to a report by BBC ... Read more...

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Holiday makers help protect largest fish in the sea

May 1st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) The world's largest and rarest fish, the whale shark, may be increasing in number in one of its vital habitats, a new study by scientists and the general ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Natural variations in genes must be considered in disease studies: Expert

May 29th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): A biostatistician in the Medical College of Georgia School of Graduate Studies says that it is necessary that scientists, who are studying the human genome to find ... Read more...

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis on rise in the UK

May 2nd, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
London, May 2 (ANI): Health experts have warned that a changing population structure and ongoing migration have increased cases of drug resistant tuberculosis in the UK.The study showed that the ... Read more...

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