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New ultra-sensitive device sniffs out toxic metals


September 13th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Swiss and US scientists have developed an ultra-sensitive device to detect the tiniest traces of heavy metals in drinking water and fish, which could be over ... Read more...

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Plants initiated evolutionary drama of Earth’s oxygenation


October 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists has taken a major step toward unlocking the secrets of oxygenation of the Earth's oceans and atmosphere.The new research indicated that the appearance ... Read more...

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Acid oceans make fish “fatally attracted” to their predators


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 22 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that ocean acidification can cause fish to become "fatally attracted" to their predators.Danielle Dixson, from James Cook University in Queensland, who ... Read more...

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Sharks hunt their victims just like serial killers


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the way Great white sharks hunt their preys is quite similar to the methods used by serial killers to stalk ... Read more...

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Caribbean’s predatory fishes decline as human populations rise


May 6th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that sharks, barracuda and other large predatory fishes disappear on Caribbean coral reefs as human populations rise, endangering the region's marine ... Read more...

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Atlantic snails increasing dramatically in size


March 25th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A biologist has discovered that the shell lengths of northwest Atlantic Ocean snails have increased by 22.6 per cent over the past century.We found a dramatic increase ... Read more...

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Fish had fingers before acquiring fins


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): The analysis of a newly discovered fossil skeleton has revealed that before it acquired fins, an ancient fish sported something like fingers that were the precursors to ... Read more...

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African fish inspires body armour design


July 30th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) US engineers are studying the scales of an African fish to design body armour for soldiers. The dermal scales of the fish, Polypterus senegalus, act as an highly ... Read more...

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