species survival

Site in brain where leptin may trigger puberty identified


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have pinpointed a tiny site in the brain where the hormone leptin may help trigger the onset of puberty.The findings in mice indicate that a site ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

500 African penguins killed due to cold snap


June 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 16 (DPA) The cold snap that has swept across South Africa in the first week of the World Cup has killed nearly 500 African penguin chicks, South Africa's national parks ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bowhead whales sing love songs in different voices


August 3rd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Hydrophones have revealed that bowhead whales can sing in different voices to attract a mate and thereby ensure the species' survival. This is probably because global warming has opened ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Half of worlds primates face extinction due to habitat loss and hunting


August 5th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A review of the worlds 634 kinds of primates has revealed that almost 50 percent are in danger of going extinct due to habitat loss and hunting.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why its so difficult to part with your stuff


July 2nd, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Individuals tend to think that their favorite possessions, such as a car, should fetch more money, but they balk at paying the same price when the items ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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