Scientists solve dinos’ tree-top eating riddle

August 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists have worked out how giant Diplodocus, a dinosaur weighing 12 tonnes and 170 feet long, stripped entire treetops and branches of their leaves by clamping ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Humans mimic orang-utan moves in free running

February 27th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Humans mimic their closest kin orang-utans to gain momentum when it comes to climbing and jumping, shows a new research.Thought to be huge and remotely acrobatic, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sun or rain, teeming crowds await Rahul’s speech

July 9th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 9 (IANS) Hoardings with Rahul Gandhi's imposing portraits, farmers in droves - first braving a hot and humid weather and then the rains, enthusiastic supporters on treetops...that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

200 mn years old skeleton of giant dinosaur discovered

October 31st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Scientists claim to have discovered the first intact skeleton of a dinosaur that is an ancestor to the sauropod, the largest creature ever to walk the planet. ... Read more...

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First complete remains of dinosaur’s ancestor found in China

October 29th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have discovered the complete remains of a pivotal ancestor of Earth's largest land animals - the sauropod dinosaurs, in China.The new species, tentatively ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese-made amphibious aircraft to take off in 2013

October 21st, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): The first Chinese-made large amphibious aircraft about the size of an Airbus 320 is scheduled to take off in 2013, and ready for mass production in 2015. ... Read more...

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Long-necked dinos didn’t graze treetops

May 15th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new research has suggested that long-necked dinosaurs didn't graze treetops, and were better off holding their necks horizontal, not upright.According to a report in National ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK authorities launch major operation mistaking 10ft Santa balloon for crashing plane

January 5th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Emergency services in Yorkshire Dales launched a major operation after the report of plane crash, only to discover that the aircraft was actually a 10ft Santa balloon.Five ... Read more...

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Sloths are not such sleepyheads after all

May 14th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Scientists have shown that the sloths world-renowned reputation for laziness is not true after all, by finding that the medium-sized mammals, which live in rainforest canopies of ... Read more...

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