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Animal models can be used to study human behaviours


January 15th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): There have always been doubts on the use of laboratory animals as a research model for behavioural experiments relevant to humans. Now, researchers have made a novel discovery ... Read more...

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Ancestor of all animals identified by scientists


January 28th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new research has identified a sperm-resembling creature called monosiga as the closest living surrogate to the ancestor of all animals.The study determined that Earth may have ... Read more...

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New study sheds light on evolution of malaria


December 26th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): In a novel study, scientists have revealed that malarial parasites found in tree-dwelling rats share a close evolutionary relationship with Plasmodium falciparum, the deadly form of malaria ... Read more...

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African dwarf crocodile is actually three distinct species


December 13th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): By looking at the genes of the African dwarf crocodile, scientists have found that the group comprises of three distinct species rather than one.The analysis was ... Read more...

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