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11,000-year-old human sub-species found in China


March 15th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Scientists have found a previously unknown human subspecies, distinct from the present day Homosapiens, that may have lived in China 11,500 years ago.Fossil remains of a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Panda numbers increase in China


December 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) The number of pandas in the wild has increased from 14 to 41 over the past decade in China's Shaanxi province, one of the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Inia Boliviensis, The Pink Dolphin Of Amazon Gets Famous


October 27th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Amazon Alive! A Decade of Discoveries 1999-2009," an articled published on Tuesday, by WWF (World Wildlife Fund) features the biggest diversity of animals, for whom the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Morrissey accused of ‘crude racism’ after Chinese ’subspecies’ comment


September 4th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 04 (ANI): Morrissey has been criticized for calling Chinese people as a "subspecies" because of their treatment of animals.The controversial singer, a well-known vegetarian and animal rights campaigner, said the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elle MacPherson Promotes the Use of Illegal Powder of Endangered Rhino Horn


July 7th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although there have been several studies which deny that the horn of a rhino has any healthy uses, Elle MacPherson, who is a supermodel and entrepreneur told ‘The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists identify 3 new monitor lizards from Philippines


May 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two new monitor lizard species and one new subspecies in the Philippines.German scientist Andre Koch from the Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig in Bonn together ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Several new species of killer whales likely to be found in oceans


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A new study has found strong genetic evidence which points to the presence of several different species of killer whales in the world's oceans.Scientists have suspected for some ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is another mass extinction of mammals on the way?


December 18th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Thanks to global warming and ecological degradation, the sixth mass extinction is already on the way, equal to the "big five" that occurred over the past 450 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mammals may be nearly half way towards mass extinction


December 18th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new analysis by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and Pennsylvania State University, has shown that North American mammals are one-fifth to one-half the way towards ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s rarest ape makes its debut in a video


December 17th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) The world's rarest and most camera shy great ape has been filmed for the first time in a forested mountain in Cameroon, says the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). With ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Save the tiger talks in Nepal


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS) With the natural habitat of the tiger shrinking and food becoming scarce, driving it to the brink of extinction, wildlife experts from 20 countries are gathering here next ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

WII to host global deer conservation meet in Srinagar next month


September 16th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 16 (ANI): The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is hosting a five day global meeting of the deer experts here --from October 9 to discuss conservation plans for the Hangul, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Experts eye African cheetahs for reintroduction, to submit plan


September 11th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Cheetah experts who gathered in Gajner in Rajasthan to discuss plans to reintroduce the animal in India have endorsed a proposal to bring cheetahs from Africa, six ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New orangutan population discovered in Indonesia


April 13th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): Conservationists have recently discovered a new population of orangutans in a remote area of Indonesia, giving a rare boost to one of the world's most endangered great apes.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How cold infections evolve in rhinovirus genome


March 17th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Brigham Young University researchers say that a new study conducted by them may help explain how and where the virus behind about half of all cold infections ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Extinct ibex brought back to life by cloning


February 1st, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Pyrenean ibex, a form of wild mountain goat, has been resurrected for the first time after being cloned from frozen tissue.The animal was officially declared extinct in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Elephant gored to death by another tusker in Jim Corbett Park


November 18th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Jim Corbett (Uttarakhand), Nov 18 (ANI): Wildlife officials at Jim Corbett National Park on Monday discovered an elephant gored to death by another tusker. The carcass of the badly mauled elephant, about ... Read more...

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Sleeping sickness find may lead to new test for earlier diagnosis


April 15th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Researchers from Imperial College of London and institutions in Switzerland and the USA, have revealed that sleeping sickness creates a metabolic 'fingerprint' in the blood and urine ... Read more...

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The first human group to leave Africa may have been a subspecies of modern human


March 15th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the first human group to leave Africa may well have been a separate subspecies of modern human.The study points out that ... Read more...

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