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The Hoff crab named after David Hasselhoff


January 4th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UK scientists have named a new crab specie The Hoff crab because of its hairy chest. This is the first time that the specie has been ... Read more...

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Unknown species unravelled in Antarctica’s hot springs


January 4th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Unknown species have been discovered on the seafloor near Antarctica, clustered in the hot, dark environment surrounding hydrothermal vents. The discoveries, made by teams from the ... Read more...

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Tiny Gulf sea creature could shed light on impact of oil spill


August 28th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): A University of Alabama molecular biologist plans to collect sea anemones that live in Gulf Coast waters back to his lab in order to better understand the impact ... Read more...

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Baby corals use sound cues to reach home


May 15th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Coral larvae, just like their older counterparts, can use sound as a cue to find coral reefs, found researchers.Many years ago, Dr Steve Simpson, Senior Researcher in the ... Read more...

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Earth’s earliest animals could flex their muscles


February 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 17 (ANI): A team of paleontologists has found fossils in Canada that show the earliest evidence of animal locomotion, which suggests that they must have had muscles.According to a report ... Read more...

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Presence of ancient molecules in animals hints at early origin of tissues


February 2nd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that small RNA molecules that existed 600 million years ago are in animals alive today, thus providing a bigger picture of ... Read more...

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Sea anemone sting-laced cream may make painful diabetes jabs history


October 16th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a needle-free way to deliver insulin to diabetics. They say that mixing stinging cells from sea anemones into skin cream could be a ... Read more...

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Scientists create fluorescent Ruppy - the world’s first transgenic dog


April 24th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Researchers at Seoul National University in South Korea have created the world's first transgenic dog.Cloned beagle named Ruppy - short for Ruby Puppy - and four other beagles ... Read more...

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New deep-sea denizens found in Australia


January 18th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 18 (DPA) Marine biologists working off Australia's south coast were astounded when the cameras on their submersible spotted millions of anemones and sea spiders living in a trench 4 kilometres ... Read more...

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Exploring the deep sea can benefit biomedical research


November 20th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has highlighted how the exploration of the ocean depths can benefit humankind in the field of biomedical research.Many marine organisms such as sea anemones ... Read more...

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Shipwrecks on coral reefs may increase invasion of unwanted species


August 20th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): A US Geological Survey study has suggested that shipwrecks on coral reefs may increase invasion of unwanted species. The study was conducted at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge ... Read more...

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Scientists discover walking and swimming anemones


November 26th, 2007 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new species of sea anemone which can swim and walk across the floor. This particular attribute in this specie is different as sea anemones ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new marine organisms in Aleutian Islands


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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Boffins discover dawn of vision in animals


November 14th, 2007 - 2:22 am ICT by admin
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