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‘Gut bugs help in getting more from food’


September 13th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Some of the food we consume is shared with microbes populating our digestive tracts and they promote the absorption of dietary fats in the intestine leading ... Read more...

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‘Immune profile’ may guide chemotherapy for breast cancer


April 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): US researchers have discovered a new way to predict breast cancer survival based on an 'immune profile' - the relative levels of three types of immune cells within ... Read more...

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Tigers, polar bears ‘more vulnerable to environmental change’


November 24th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that large predators are much more vulnerable than smaller species to environmental changes, such as over-hunting and habitat change, because they have to ... Read more...

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Sharing comes naturally to apes


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Sharing is a behaviour which kindergarten teachers and day care workers hold up as an ideal to be followed by pupils and patients alike. But for our ape ... Read more...

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Sharing comes naturally to ‘Peter Pan’ apes


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Unlike chimpanzees, African Bonobos have an inborn quality of sharing, reveals a new study.While chimps will share as youngsters, they turn notorious as they grow old.In several experiments ... Read more...

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Bio-particles trigger ice formation in clouds


May 18th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) A recent analysis of ice crystals, collected while an aircraft was flying through clouds, revealed that they were made up almost entirely of either dust or bacteria, fungal ... Read more...

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Scientists move closer to “holy grail” of climate change science


May 18th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A team of atmospheric chemists has moved closer to the first-ever direct detections of biological particles within ice clouds, which is considered the "holy grail" of climate change ... Read more...

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Researchers develop greener method of extracting titanium dioxide


February 12th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Leeds have developed a simpler, cheaper and greener method of extracting a widely used mineral titanium dioxide (TiO2).In the form of a powder, ... Read more...

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Runaway star had originated from black hole in neighboring galaxy


January 29th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new analysis by astronomers has determined that a young star speeding away from the Milky Way had originated from a massive black hole in our neighboring galaxy, ... Read more...

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Climate change adversely affecting predators in worlds oceans


December 26th, 2007 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): Climate change is adversely affecting top predators like sharks, whales, dolphins, tunas, billfish, sea turtles and sea birds in the worlds oceans.All of these species are being affected ... Read more...

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Computer model helps simulate photosynthesis in plants, improve their leaves


November 14th, 2007 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
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