survival strategy

Fish make sacrifices to play great dads


March 9th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Cardinal fish can go to great lengths to protect their young. That means starving or even putting up with a jealous spouse - and often, dying ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ants form living rafts to avoid drowning


April 27th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Ants, with their pint-sized brains, avoid mass drownings by clinging to one another forming live rafts.The remarkable survival strategy belongs to South American fire ants, whose ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Study of parasite behaviour holds hope for sleeping sickness disease


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A study of a sleeping sickness parasite by the University of Edinburgh researchers could help offer new treatments for the disease.Scientists have found that the parasite, which can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nicki Minaj Sings “Save Me” At “New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly”


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some singers are just destiny's favorite child and one of them is definitely the young and upcoming singer Nicki Minaj. Despite her novelty in the world ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prehistoric humans ate each other: Study


December 14th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): New research on probable human teeth marks found on prehistoric human bones suggests that Neanderthals and Homo antecessor made meals of each other.The findings support prior theories that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vaccines could make elephantiasis spread more easily


October 24th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that potential vaccines against elephantiasis might make the infection spread more easily through communities.The conclusion is based on the finding that parasitic worms ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lizards too have family values


October 9th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): While lizards are known for laying their eggs and never looking back, desert night lizards are actually against this stereotype-they have family values, just like humans, found a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Man-killer’ tiger to be tranquilised


August 28th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) A male tiger, which is believed to be responsible for eight human killings in Uttar Pradesh since May, has been formally declared "man-killer" and will be tranquilised soon, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sensitive persons’ cognitive responses not influenced by culture


May 9th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Highly sensitive individuals have cognitive responses that appear to not be influenced by culture at all, researchers have found.The finding by Dr. Arthur Aron, Professor of Psychology at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Virgin birth may be sharks’ secret survival strategy


April 30th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Parthenogenesis - a form of asexual reproduction found in females, where growth and development of embryos occurs without fertilization by a male - may be part of an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Survival strategy movies to be shown to Haiti quake victims


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 3 (IANS) More than 70,000 people in quake-hit Haiti capital Port-au-Prince and nearby cities will be shown free movies on survival strategies, a media report said Saturday. Under a programme ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Martiain winter might end NASA explorer’s romps


January 2nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) The Martiain winter might end NASA's beloved space rover Spirit's romps as it completes six years of unprecedented exploration Sunday. Spirit successfully landed on the Red Planet at 8.35 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NASA’s Mars rover Spirit to mark 6th anniversary on January 3


January 1st, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 1 (ANI): NASA's Mars rover Spirit is all set to mark its sixth anniversary on January 3rd.Spirit successfully landed on the Red Planet at 8:35 p.m. PST on Jan. 3, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early man may have taken up agriculture to get high on booze


December 25th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): In a new research, a team of archaeologists has identified traces of alcohol in prehistoric sites, which suggests that the thirst for a brew was an incentive for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Feather colour may reveal survival strategy in birds


January 30th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Researchers in France have shown that the colour of a bird''s feathers indicates the strategy its immune system uses to beat pathogens.Previously, pigments in feathers have been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese firms lower output to survive market crunch


November 18th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Foshan (China), Nov 18 (Xinhua) Thousands of workers in south China's Guangdong Real Faith Enterprises Group Co. have been living a more relaxed life lately, working strictly 40 hours a week.That is ... Read more...

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Hush descends on political circles as Left awaits government response


July 6th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) After days of frenetic political activity, a hush descended Sunday as Left leaders awaited the Congress' response to their ultimatum on the India-US nuclear deal and Prime ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hit by airlines, travel portals try new revenue options


July 1st, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Indian travel agents have begun reworking their revenue streams after a funds crunch forced three leading airlines to scrap their commission. The aviation industry, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Many non-Gorkhas support movement for separate state


June 21st, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Darjeeling, June 21 (IANS) They are not Gorkhas, yet many Marwaris, Bengalis, Biharis and others who have lived in the Darjeeling hills of West Bengal for decades have been braving ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Antarctic cod adopt a winter survival strategy similar to hibernation


March 6th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered an Antarctic fish species that adopts a winter survival strategy similar to hibernation.The fish in question is the Antarctic cod Notothenia coriiceps, which was observed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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