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Seahorse evolved its curved body for better hunting


January 31st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) The seahorse evolved its arched head and curved S-shape body to help it hunt more distant prey, says a new study. The strange yet alluring creature is completely ... Read more...

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No Casualties Reported In Aumsville Tornado


December 15th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oregon, Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday a tornado hit the small town of Aumsville, Oregon in the afternoon going on to destroy almost four to five buildings and many ... Read more...

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Oz researchers discover ‘new seahorse species’


November 1st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Researchers at the James Cook University (JCU) have apparently discovered a tiny new species of seahorse in the north of Queensland.The scientists were on a weeklong expedition ... Read more...

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New research may help patients recover from brain injury


October 6th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): A new study may potentially help people who have lost their ability to remember due to brain injury or disease.By examining how we learn and store memories, scientists ... Read more...

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Discovery of new brain passage may help predict Alzheimer’s early


August 11th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): For decades, scientists have struggled to locate the tiny passage, which is believed to deteriorate gradually as part of normal aging and far more quickly due to Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Male pipefish cannibalises own offspring


January 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled on the prevalence of filial cannibalism among pipefish, even though the male cares for its offspring. The pipefish male, a kin of the seahorse, takes care ... Read more...

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Pipefish males kill their own kids for nutrients


December 9th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): In the world of pipefish, the males take care of the offspring and at one point go to the extent of eating them up for their own nutrition, ... Read more...

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‘Instant replay’ helps rats decide next moves


August 27th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Rats use an instant replay of their actions to help them decide what to do next, says a new study shedding new light on how animals and humans ... Read more...

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How humans learn and remember


August 27th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have found that rats use a mental instant replay of their actions to help them decide their next move - a discovery that sheds ... Read more...

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Small seahorses suffer ’short man syndrome’ while pursuing tallest females


August 7th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Small male seahorses suffer from 'short man' syndrome, as they try to pursue the tallest females for mating, according to a study from the University of Zurich.The research ... Read more...

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Male seahorses prefer large females


July 8th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Swiss scientists have found that male seahorses have a strong preference for large females when it comes to selecting a mating partner.According to Beat Mattle and Tony Wilson ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil top 10 newly discovered species


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A pea-sized seahorse, caffeine-free coffee and bacteria that live in hairspray were among the top 10 species discovered last year, a committee of scientists said.The International Institute for ... Read more...

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Seagrass habitat helped seahorses evolve their upright posture 25 mln yrs ago


May 6th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 6 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that seahorses evolved their upright posture some 25 million years ago, thanks in part to an expansion of vertical seagrass habitat.The ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympics menu to include `dogs brain soup


August 5th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.5 (ANI): Olympic hopefuls are likely to get a shock if they choose to have a Chinese meal in Beijing. They could end being served dog brain soup. Athletes and tourists ... Read more...

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