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Technology blamed for creating an epidemic of loneliness


May 25th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 25 (ANI): Technology may have improved communications over borders, but it has also created an epidemic of loneliness.According to the Times, a major report by the Mental Health Foundation ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Electric fish communicate by plugging into their cells


September 29th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Just as you plug in your computers and smart phones to communicate, electric fish too communicate by quickly plugging special channels into their cells to generate electrical impulses. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Electric fish plug special channels into their cells to communicate


September 29th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): University of Texas at Austin researchers have discovered that just as people plug in to computers, smart phones and electric outlets to communicate, electric fish communicate by quickly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blue whales forced to increase their ’singing’ to cope with noise pollution from ships


September 23rd, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): A new research by scientists has determined that blue whales have had to increase their 'singing' to cope with noise pollution from ships.Man-made noise such as ships' engines ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female crickets choose mates by comparing male songs


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Female field crickets tend to remember attractive males on the basis of their songs, and then choose their mates accordingly, a new study has found.In the research, UC ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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